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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 82 109 128 150 145 614
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 47 39 21 24 14 145
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 24 32 24 32 29 141
PANASONIC CORPORATION 23 29 24 29 24 129
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 17 30 26 26 15 114
BOEING COMPANY 18 20 23 22 18 101
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 8 20 24 26 15 93
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 8 16 17 20 28 89
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 10 10 15 23 17 75
TDK CORPORATION 17 21 13 15 9 75
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 17 21 11 16 5 70
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 7 10 22 16 65
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 4 13 9 22 14 62
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 3 7 13 16 19 58
DENSO CORPORATION 6 8 13 19 9 55
WESTERN DIGITAL (FREMONT), LLC 2 1 4 22 17 46
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 5 7 10 12 10 44
INTEL CORPORATION 8 12 8 10 5 43
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 9 8 7 8 11 43
FUJITSU LIMITED 11 4 6 9 12 42
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 7 11 10 7 42
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 5 14 7 5 41
YAZAKI CORP. 4 13 5 7 9 38
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 8 14 6 4 5 37
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 8 3 10 13 37
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 10 7 3 6 36
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 9 9 6 8 4 36
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 5 5 14 11 36
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 9 8 4 5 8 34
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 6 7 8 7 5 33
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 8 6 11 4 32
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 6 6 6 3 10 31
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 4 0 8 8 10 30
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 4 6 9 7 4 30
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 5 6 3 6 9 29
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 2 3 7 7 9 28
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 10 5 5 2 6 28
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. 4 4 1 6 13 28
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 9 4 4 5 5 27
UNIMICRON TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 7 12 6 27
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 10 5 4 3 4 26
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 4 7 5 4 25
NEWFREY LLC 5 6 6 3 5 25
SAE MAGNETICS (H.K.) LTD. 10 8 3 2 2 25
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 2 3 7 6 5 23
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 6 5 7 3 23
SONY CORPORATION 5 8 4 4 1 22
MEDTRONIC INC. 3 7 5 4 2 21
APPLE, INC. 1 2 1 8 8 20
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 5 1 4 7 3 20
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 4 2 3 6 5 20
NDK, NIHON DEMPA KOGYO COMPANY, LTD. 1 4 6 5 4 20
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 4 5 7 3 0 19
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 5 3 6 1 19
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 2 3 6 3 19
ENDICOTT INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 5 2 4 3 18
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 6 6 2 2 18
NIDEC CORPORATION 0 9 6 2 1 18
NSK LIMITED 2 3 3 2 8 18
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 2 5 2 4 4 17
NTN CORPORATION 2 1 3 5 6 17
JTEKT CORPORATION 3 3 6 2 2 16
MTU AERO ENGINES GMBH 1 3 4 2 6 16
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 0 3 5 6 1 15
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 0 8 7 15
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 3 2 5 3 2 15
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 5 1 1 3 5 15
GILLETTE COMPANY 4 5 1 2 3 15
HITACHI HIGH-TECH INSTRUMENTS COMPANY, LTD. 3 4 2 6 0 15
HITACHI, LTD 4 2 5 2 2 15
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 3 2 10 15
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 1 2 4 7 15
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 3 0 6 4 15
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 7 4 1 14
ADVANCED SEMICONDUCTOR ENGINEERING, INC. 4 4 0 4 2 14
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 2 5 3 3 1 14
CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 2 1 7 4 14
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 8 2 0 1 3 14
SAMSUNG TECHWIN CO., LTD. 4 0 3 4 3 14
XEROX CORPORATION 1 3 4 2 4 14
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 0 4 4 5 13
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 4 4 2 2 13
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 1 3 6 3 13
BLACK & DECKER INC. 3 6 2 0 1 12
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 2 3 2 3 2 12
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 0 4 1 5 12
HUTCHINSON TECHNOLOGY INC. 3 3 2 3 1 12
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 2 3 2 2 3 12
KEMET ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 2 2 4 1 12
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 2 2 2 4 2 12
NHK SPRING CO., LTD. 0 3 0 4 5 12
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 5 3 2 2 12
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 3 6 0 1 12
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 4 2 1 0 11
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 0 4 4 2 1 11
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 2 2 1 5 11
ANDREW CORPORATION 0 1 0 6 4 11
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 4 3 0 3 1 11
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 2 1 2 3 3 11
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 2 3 1 5 0 11
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 4 1 1 4 11
PIEDEK TECHNICAL LABORATORY 1 2 0 6 2 11
PROFIL-VERBINDUNGSTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG 2 4 0 2 3 11
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 2 2 2 1 4 11
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 3 6 10
ASMO CO., LTD. 1 5 1 2 1 10
ASSEMBLEON N.V. 1 4 4 1 0 10
AVDEL UK LIMITED 0 3 2 5 0 10
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 0 2 4 2 2 10
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 1 3 3 1 2 10
FORM FACTOR, INC. 4 3 1 2 0 10
FUJI MACHINE MFG. CO. LTD. 3 0 1 2 4 10
FUKUI PRECISION COMPONENT (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 0 2 4 3 10
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 3 3 2 1 1 10
QUILL MEDICAL, INC. 1 0 9 0 0 10
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 4 10
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 0 1 3 6 0 10
ADVANCED NEUROMODULATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 4 4 9
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES WIRELESS IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 4 0 5 0 9
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 2 2 2 3 0 9
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 3 2 4 9
CORNING INCORPORATED 0 1 1 3 4 9
DAIMLER AG 2 1 2 2 2 9
FLEXTRONICS AP, LLC 0 0 2 3 4 9
FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 4 2 3 0 0 9
KOMAX HOLDING AG 6 2 1 0 0 9
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 2 1 2 2 2 9
MITSUI HIGH-TEC, INC. 0 3 1 4 1 9
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 2 2 8
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 1 0 2 5 0 8
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 0 1 1 2 4 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 1 2 3 1 8
EPCOS AG 2 2 0 3 1 8
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 2 1 2 8
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 3 0 1 2 8
PANDUIT CORPORATION 0 3 4 1 0 8
ROLLS-ROYCE DEUTSCHLAND LTD & CO KG 1 2 1 2 2 8
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 0 4 1 2 1 8
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 1 0 3 3 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 1 3 2 1 8
ZEPHYROS, INC. 1 1 3 1 2 8
AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED 0 1 1 1 4 7
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 2 2 2 1 7
AMKOR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 1 3 1 7
CPUMATE INC. 0 1 0 2 4 7
EMITEC GESELLSCHAFT FUR EMISSIONSTECHNOLOGIE MBH 1 3 0 3 0 7
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2 2 1 2 0 7
FUJIKURA LTD. 0 3 2 1 1 7
GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 3 2 2 7
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 0 3 0 4 0 7
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 2 0 1 2 2 7
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 2 2 1 0 2 7
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 0 6 0 7
MAHLE INTERNATIONAL GMBH 0 1 2 2 2 7
MODINE MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 0 1 2 3 7
REMY TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 1 1 4 1 7
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 2 7
VICTAULIC COMPANY OF AMERICA 1 1 4 1 0 7
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 2 4 1 7
ATOP S.P.A. 0 2 1 1 2 6
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 0 6
CNH AMERICA LLC 2 1 0 2 1 6
DDI GLOBAL CORP. 0 0 1 2 3 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 0 1 1 3 6
GENERAL DYNAMICS ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC 1 2 1 1 1 6
GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP. 0 2 2 1 1 6
HARRIS CORP. 3 0 0 1 2 6
HAYES LEMMERZ INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 1 1 0 1 6
HOYA CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 2 6
KONE CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 1 6
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
MAXWELL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
PRAIRIE PACKAGING, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 2 2 0 6
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 0 6 6
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 1 1 2 1 1 6
SIEMENS, PLC 0 1 0 4 1 6
SMS SIEMAG AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 2 0 3 6
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. 0 2 0 3 1 6
VALEO EQUIPEMENTS ELECTRIQUES MOTEUR 0 1 1 2 2 6
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0 0 1 1 4 6
WEATHERFORD/LAMB, INC. 4 0 1 1 0 6
ADVANCED MAGNET LAB, INC. 0 0 3 0 2 5
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 0 2 3 0 5
AKTIEBOLAGET SKF 1 0 0 2 2 5
ALPHANA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 0 1 1 0 3 5
BAL SEAL ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
CARESTREAM HEALTH, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
CASCADE MICROTECH, INC. 1 3 1 0 0 5
DANA AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
EAGLE-PICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 5 0 0 5
ETHICON, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 5
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
GEMALTO SA 0 0 2 0 3 5
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
HENROB LIMITED 1 3 1 0 0 5
HIRATA CORPORATION 0 2 1 0 2 5
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 1 2 2 0 5
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC 1 2 1 1 0 5
IMBERA ELECTRONICS OY 0 1 0 4 0 5
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI 1 0 2 1 1 5
KINSUS INTERCONNECT TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 1 1 3 0 5
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 0 2 2 0 1 5
LEAR CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 1 5
MACHINE SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
MEYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES LIMITED 0 1 3 1 0 5
RENAULT S.A.S. 0 0 1 4 0 5
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
SECOND SIGHT MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5
SNAP-ON INCORPORATED 1 2 1 1 0 5
SONY CHEMICAL & INFORMATION DEVICE CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 3 0 1 0 5
TECNOMATIC, S.P.A. 1 2 1 1 0 5
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
THALES 0 2 1 1 1 5
THYSSENKRUPP DRAUZ NOTHELFER GMBH 0 1 2 2 0 5
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 1 0 4 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 0 0 1 2 2 5
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 2 0 0 2 1 5
WISTRON CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5



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