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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 034, Drying and Gas or Vapor Contact with Solids

( 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 11 18 26 32 21 108
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 6 11 18 25 27 87
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 2 3 12 9 18 44
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 1 1 4 6 14 26
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 3 3 5 4 2 17
MABE CANADA INC. 2 0 6 3 0 11
EARTHRENEW, INC. 3 1 4 1 1 10
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V. 0 0 2 4 4 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 0 0 2 6 10
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 1 0 1 5 9
DAEWOO ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD. 0 1 2 4 1 8
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 2 3 0 7
DYSON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 1 1 0 4 6
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 1 2 1 1 1 6
VELICO MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 1 1 0 2 2 6
WYSSMONT COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 2 0 0 2 1 5
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 0 2 2 1 5



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