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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 062, Refrigeration

( 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
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 50 72 58 59 100 339
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 54 81 66 63 73 337
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 15 36 42 34 19 146
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 9 19 32 20 22 102
CARRIER CORPORATION 9 15 20 31 23 98
DENSO CORPORATION 11 31 12 11 9 74
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 6 12 11 16 24 69
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 8 13 16 8 17 62
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 1 9 13 13 10 46
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 8 7 7 15 37
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 5 8 9 8 32
EMERSON CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 6 6 3 11 31
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 6 6 6 9 31
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 6 6 10 5 29
MAYTAG CORPORATION 17 6 2 0 0 25
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 5 7 11 2 25
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 8 1 4 4 6 23
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 8 1 3 3 7 22
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 3 7 7 3 0 20
HOSHIZAKI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 4 6 5 19
HUSSMANN CORPORATION 7 3 4 2 3 19
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 7 2 5 2 2 18
YORK INTERNATIONAL CORP. 5 8 4 1 0 18
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 4 3 2 8 17
BSST LLC 1 3 6 0 6 16
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 6 2 0 4 16
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 2 5 3 3 16
THERMO KING CORPORATION 0 2 5 4 5 16
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 1 5 3 3 2 14
INTEL CORPORATION 3 7 1 1 2 14
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 6 1 1 0 5 13
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 7 3 0 1 13
SPX CORPORATION 0 6 3 4 0 13
EMERSON RETAIL SERVICES INC. 3 7 2 0 0 12
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 2 4 2 3 12
B/E AEROSPACE INCORPORATED 0 2 1 4 4 11
EARTH TO AIR SYSTEMS, LLC 2 3 3 1 2 11
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 3 2 2 1 3 11
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 3 6 2 11
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 1 5 2 3 11
SHELL OIL COMPANY 3 0 1 1 6 11
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 2 1 4 3 11
DANFOSS A/S 0 3 3 2 2 10
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 3 1 3 1 10
LINDE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 3 1 3 1 10
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 0 3 6 9
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 1 5 0 1 2 9
HILL PHOENIX, INC. 0 2 4 2 1 9
ICE ENERGY, LLC 1 4 0 3 1 9
MAYEKAWA MFG. CO., LTD 3 1 1 3 1 9
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 2 1 2 3 8
FLUOR TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 2 8
HALLA CLIMATE CONTROL CORPORATION 2 3 2 0 1 8
TECUMSEH PRODUCTS COMPANY 4 4 0 0 0 8
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 2 0 2 0 8
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 2 0 2 1 2 7
BEHR GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 1 0 4 7
BROOKS AUTOMATION INC. 2 1 1 2 1 7
CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION 2 2 0 2 1 7
EXAFLOP LLC 0 0 1 4 2 7
HITACHI, LTD 0 1 4 1 1 7
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 1 2 1 3 7
LIEBHERR-HAUSGERATE OCHSENHAUSEN GMBH 1 0 0 2 4 7
SIEMENS, PLC 0 2 1 2 2 7
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 2 2 1 7
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC 3 1 0 0 2 6
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 2 0 1 0 3 6
DAEWOO ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD. 2 2 1 0 1 6
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 0 2 0 4 6
DOMETIC CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 0 6
HITACHI APPLIANCES, INC. 2 2 0 2 0 6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI 2 1 1 1 1 6
LIEBERT CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 1 6
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 0 6
PAX SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 3 1 2 0 6
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
AMERIGON, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
BOEING COMPANY 1 2 1 0 1 5
COCA-COLA COMPANY 1 0 3 0 1 5
COOL GEAR INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 0 5 0 0 5
COOLTECH APPLICATIONS S.A.S. 1 1 1 0 2 5
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 2 0 1 1 1 5
FUJITSU GENERAL LIMITED 0 0 3 1 1 5
GENTHERM INCORPORATED 0 0 0 1 4 5
HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 2 0 1 2 5
IHI CORP. 0 0 0 3 2 5
IMI CORNELIUS INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 1 0 2 1 5
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
MACHFLOW ENERGY, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 1 1 0 3 5
ORTLOFF ENGINEERS, LTD. 2 0 0 0 3 5
RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG 2 2 0 0 1 5
SANDEN CORPORATION 0 3 0 1 1 5
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 1 1 0 2 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 0 1 2 5
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5



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