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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 033, Geometrical Instruments

( 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 133 145 134 102 89 603
MITUTOYO CORPORATION 6 3 10 9 7 35
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 7 14 6 5 2 34
RENISHAW PLC 8 6 10 3 3 30
JOHANNES HEIDENHAIN GMBH 8 9 1 4 6 28
HEXAGON METROLOGY AB 6 7 4 7 2 26
BOEING COMPANY 4 4 6 4 4 22
BLACK & DECKER INC. 8 3 0 3 1 15
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 7 5 2 1 15
HEXAGON METROLOGY, INC. 2 3 3 4 3 15
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOPCON 1 5 5 2 2 15
FARO TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 2 3 2 6 13
LEICA GEOSYSTEMS AG 2 4 1 1 5 13
CARL ZEISS INDUSTRIELLE MESSTECHNIK GMBH 3 5 1 1 1 11
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION, LTD. 5 0 2 2 2 11
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 0 2 6 1 10
SNAP-ON INCORPORATED 2 3 2 1 2 10
EMPIRE LEVEL MANUFACTURING CO. 0 3 2 2 2 9
HUNTER ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 2 2 1 4 9
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 1 4 1 3 9
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 5 1 1 9
IRWIN INDUSTRIAL TOOL COMPANY 5 2 1 0 0 8
STANLEY BLACK & DECKER, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
STANLEY WORKS 6 2 0 0 0 8
TECHNOLOGICAL RESOURCES PTY, LTD. 8 0 0 0 0 8
EIDOSMED LLC 2 3 2 0 0 7
HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 3 0 2 7
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 0 4 2 0 7
MARPOSS SOCIETA' PER AZIONI 1 2 2 1 1 7
STABILA-MESSGERATE GUSTAV ULLRICH GMBH 2 3 1 1 0 7
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 2 0 2 2 6
HEXAGON METROLOGY S.P.A 0 1 1 3 1 6
INDEX MEASURING TAPE COMPANY LTD. 2 2 1 0 1 6
NIDEK CO., LTD. 2 1 1 0 2 6
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 2 1 0 1 1 5
FIELD LOGIC, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
FISCO TOOLS LIMITED 2 1 2 0 0 5
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 1 5
TRIMBLE JENA GMBH 0 1 1 1 2 5



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