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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 029, Metal Working

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 109 128 149 145 156 687
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 32 24 32 29 36 153
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 30 26 26 15 28 125
PANASONIC CORPORATION 29 24 29 24 19 125
BOEING COMPANY 20 23 22 18 34 117
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 16 17 20 28 31 112
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 39 21 24 14 10 108
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 20 24 26 15 20 105
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 10 15 23 17 14 79
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 13 9 22 14 17 75
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 7 13 16 19 13 68
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 21 11 16 5 12 65
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 7 10 22 16 9 64
TDK CORPORATION 21 13 15 9 3 61
DENSO CORPORATION 8 13 19 9 7 56
WESTERN DIGITAL (FREMONT), LLC 1 4 22 17 9 53
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 8 7 8 11 18 52
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 5 5 14 11 15 50
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 7 10 12 10 8 47
INTEL CORPORATION 12 8 10 5 8 43
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 8 3 10 13 6 40
YAZAKI CORP. 13 5 7 9 6 40
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 11 10 7 3 38
FUJITSU LIMITED 4 6 9 12 6 37
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 6 3 6 9 13 37
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 6 6 3 10 12 37
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 14 7 5 4 35
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. 4 1 6 13 11 35
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 7 7 9 8 34
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 6 11 4 5 34
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 14 6 4 5 3 32
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 6 9 7 4 6 32
APPLE, INC. 2 1 8 8 12 31
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 3 2 10 16 31
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 9 6 8 4 4 31
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 8 8 10 4 30
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 7 8 7 5 2 29
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 5 7 3 7 28
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 7 3 6 1 27
NEWFREY LLC 6 6 3 5 6 26
UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 7 12 6 0 26
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 2 7 4 1 11 25
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 7 5 4 5 25
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 8 4 5 8 0 25
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 5 1 5 12 24
NTN CORPORATION 1 3 5 6 8 23
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 3 6 3 9 23
MEDTRONIC INC. 7 5 4 2 4 22
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 3 7 6 5 1 22
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 8 7 6 21
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 4 4 5 5 3 21
JTEKT CORPORATION 3 6 2 2 8 21
MTU AERO ENGINES GMBH 3 4 2 6 6 21
NDK, NIHON DEMPA KOGYO COMPANY, LTD. 4 6 5 4 2 21
SONY CORPORATION 8 4 4 1 3 20
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 5 2 4 4 4 19
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 5 4 3 4 3 19
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 4 7 3 4 19
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 2 3 3 10 19
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 6 6 2 2 3 19
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 5 2 6 1 19
NIDEC CORPORATION 9 6 2 1 1 19
XEROX CORPORATION 3 4 2 4 6 19
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 3 5 6 1 3 18
COVIDIEN LP 0 0 0 4 14 18
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 1 1 3 5 8 18
NSK LTD. 3 3 2 8 2 18
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 2 4 7 4 18
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 2 3 6 5 1 17
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 0 6 4 4 17
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 5 3 6 1 2 17
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 1 3 6 6 16
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 4 4 5 3 16
CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 1 7 4 2 16
NHK SPRING CO., LTD. 3 0 4 5 4 16
SAMSUNG TECHWIN CO., LTD. 0 3 4 3 6 16
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 4 4 6 15
ANDREW CORPORATION 1 0 6 4 4 15
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 5 3 3 1 3 15
KEMET ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 2 4 1 6 15
SAE MAGNETICS (H.K.) LTD. 8 3 2 2 0 15
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 5 7 3 0 0 15
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 2 1 0 7 14
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 4 4 2 1 3 14
ENDICOTT INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 2 4 3 0 14
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 4 4 2 2 2 14
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 1 3 6 3 1 14
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 2 2 4 4 14
GILLETTE COMPANY 5 1 2 3 2 13
HITACHI, LTD 2 5 2 2 2 13
MAHLE INTERNATIONAL GMBH 1 2 2 2 6 13
ROLLS-ROYCE DEUTSCHLAND LTD & CO KG 2 1 2 2 6 13
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 3 2 2 1 13
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 3 6 0 1 3 13
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 2 2 1 4 4 13
ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC. 4 0 4 2 2 12
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 2 5 3 2 0 12
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 1 1 2 4 4 12
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 3 2 4 3 12
HITACHI HIGH-TECH INSTRUMENTS COMPANY, LTD. 4 2 6 0 0 12
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 2 2 3 2 12
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4 1 1 4 2 12
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 2 2 4 2 2 12
PROFIL-VERBINDUNGSTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG 4 0 2 3 3 12
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 2 1 5 1 11
AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED 1 1 1 4 4 11
AVDEL UK LIMITED 3 2 5 0 1 11
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC NEUROMODULATION CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 8 11
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 2 4 2 2 1 11
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 1 3 4 2 11
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 3 2 3 2 1 11
HUTCHINSON TECHNOLOGY INC. 3 2 3 1 2 11
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 6 11
PIEDEK TECHNICAL LABORATORY 2 0 6 2 1 11
REMY TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 1 4 1 4 11
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 4 1 2 1 3 11
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. 2 0 3 1 5 11
TECNOMATIC, S.P.A. 2 1 1 0 7 11
ZEPHYROS, INC. 1 3 1 2 4 11
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 0 2 5 0 3 10
ASMO CO., LTD. 5 1 2 1 1 10
BLACK & DECKER INC. 6 2 0 1 1 10
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 3 3 1 2 1 10
FLEXTRONICS AP, LLC 0 2 3 4 1 10
FUKUI PRECISION COMPONENT (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 2 4 3 1 10
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 1 5 0 1 10
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 0 6 0 3 10
MITSUI HIGH-TEC, INC. 3 1 4 1 1 10
MODINE MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 1 2 3 4 10
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 2 0 1 3 4 10
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 6 4 10
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 0 3 3 3 10
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 1 4 2 3 10
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 1 3 6 0 0 10
AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 3 1 2 9
ASSEMBLEON N.V. 4 4 1 0 0 9
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES WIRELESS IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 4 0 5 0 0 9
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 3 0 3 1 2 9
EPCOS AG 2 0 3 1 3 9
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 3 2 1 1 2 9
PANDUIT CORPORATION 3 4 1 0 1 9
QUILL MEDICAL, INC. 0 9 0 0 0 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 3 2 1 2 9
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 2 2 0 8
AKTIEBOLAGET SKF 0 0 2 2 4 8
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING, INC. 2 2 2 1 1 8
CPUMATE INC. 1 0 2 4 1 8
FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO. LTD. 0 1 2 4 1 8
FUJIKURA LTD. 3 2 1 1 1 8
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 1 2 2 2 1 8
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 2 1 2 1 8
MACHINE SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 0 3 1 3 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 2 2 0 2 8
VICTAULIC COMPANY OF AMERICA 1 4 1 0 2 8
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 0 2 4 1 1 8
ASIA VITAL COMPONENTS CO., LTD. 1 0 2 0 4 7
ATOP S.P.A. 2 1 1 2 1 7
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 3 7
COMAU, INC. 0 1 1 0 5 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 2 3 1 0 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 1 2 4 7
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 2 2 3 0 0 7
DAIMLER AG 1 2 2 2 0 7
EMITEC GESELLSCHAFT FUR EMISSIONSTECHNOLOGIE MBH 3 0 3 0 1 7
FORM FACTOR, INC. 3 1 2 0 1 7
GED INTEGRATED SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 2 0 0 4 7
GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 3 2 2 0 7
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 3 7
HIRATA CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 2 7
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 3 0 4 0 0 7
KINSUS INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 3 0 2 7
KONE CORPORATION 0 3 2 1 1 7
LG CHEM, LTD. 2 1 0 2 2 7
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 3 7
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 0 1 2 1 7
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 0 2 2 1 2 7
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0 1 1 4 1 7
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 3 7
YAMAZAKI MAZAK CORPORATION 0 2 0 0 5 7
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 1 1 0 3 1 6
AVX CORPORATION 0 3 0 1 2 6
BAL SEAL ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
BALDOR ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
BENTELER AUTOMOBILTECHNIK GMBH 0 0 2 2 2 6
BTM CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 5 6
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 0 0 0 3 6
CARESTREAM HEALTH, INC. 1 3 1 0 1 6
CHEP TECHNOLOGY PTY LIMITED 1 1 1 1 2 6
COCHLEAR LIMITED 0 2 0 0 4 6
DDI GLOBAL CORP. 0 1 2 3 0 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 1 1 3 1 6
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 1 1 0 2 6
GENERAL DYNAMICS ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC 2 1 1 1 1 6
GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP. 2 2 1 1 0 6
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
HENROB LIMITED 3 1 0 0 2 6
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 1 2 2 0 1 6
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 0 2 0 4 6
HOYA CORPORATION 2 1 1 2 0 6
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 1 2 2 1 6
IMBERA ELECTRONICS OY 1 0 4 0 1 6
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
LEAR CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 6
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
MESSIER-BUGATTI-DOWTY 0 0 0 3 3 6
RENAULT S.A.S. 0 1 4 0 1 6
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS JAPAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 0 1 1 0 4 6
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 2 1 1 2 6
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 3 6
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 1 2 1 1 1 6
SIEMENS, PLC 1 0 4 1 0 6
SMS SIEMAG AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 2 0 3 0 6
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 0 1 0 2 6
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE OPERATING COMPANY INC. 1 0 0 2 3 6
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
THALES 2 1 1 1 1 6
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 0 0 3 2 6
VALEO EQUIPEMENTS ELECTRIQUES MOTEUR 1 1 2 2 0 6
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
ADVANCED MAGNET LAB, INC. 0 3 0 2 0 5
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 2 3 0 0 5
ALPHANA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 3 0 5
ANDROID INDUSTRIES OF MICHIGAN, LLC 0 0 2 1 2 5
BOLLHOFF VERBINDUNGSTECHNIK GMBH 1 1 0 1 2 5
BOSCH AUTOMOTIVE SERVICE SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 0 2 1 1 1 5
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
EAGLE-PICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 5 0 0 0 5
ELECTROIMPACT, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
ETHICON, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
FIRST SOLAR, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
FLORIDA TURBINE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2 1 2 0 0 5
FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 2 3 0 0 0 5
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 1 2 1 1 5
GE-HITACHI NUCLEAR ENERGY AMERICAS LLC 0 0 2 0 3 5
GEMALTO SA 0 2 0 3 0 5
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 1 2 2 5
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 0 0 4 1 5
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC 2 1 1 0 1 5
INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCH (SOCIETE ANONYME) 0 0 2 1 2 5
KENNAMETAL INC. 1 0 2 0 2 5
LIFT-U, DIVISION OF HOGAN MFG., INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 1 1 1 1 5
MEYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES LIMITED 1 3 1 0 0 5
MULTITEST ELEKTRONISCHE SYSTEME GMBH 1 0 2 0 2 5
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
NIKE, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 5
PRAIRIE PACKAGING, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. 3 1 0 0 1 5
SHELL OIL COMPANY 0 1 0 0 4 5
SONY CHEMICAL & INFORMATION DEVICE CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 0 5
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS, INC 0 0 1 1 3 5
STEERING SOLUTIONS IP HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 1 5
THYSSENKRUPP DRAUZ NOTHELFER GMBH 1 2 2 0 0 5
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 0 4 0 5
TOYODA JIDOSHOKKI SEISAKUSHO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 0 1 2 2 0 5
UNIVERSAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 1 5
VACUUMSCHMELZE GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 1 0 2 5
ZAMTEC LIMITED 0 0 2 1 2 5
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 0 0 0 4 1 5



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