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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 074, Machine Element or Mechanism

( 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 40 31 37 48 59 215
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 9 29 16 36 47 137
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 21 24 24 24 27 120
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 4 11 25 26 39 105
SHIMANO INC. 9 21 10 11 18 69
HIWIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 13 5 8 11 3 40
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 1 8 30 39
DENSO CORPORATION 4 16 4 6 8 38
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 9 6 8 5 8 36
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 6 5 5 9 10 35
JTEKT CORPORATION 3 8 2 6 9 28
NSK LIMITED 8 3 4 4 6 25
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 3 8 7 4 25
DURA GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 6 3 5 0 24
THK CO., LTD. 1 1 7 11 3 23
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 0 9 8 2 3 22
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 4 5 2 1 8 20
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 7 8 3 20
AISIN AI CO., LTD. 1 3 3 6 6 19
HARMONIC DRIVE SYSTEMS INC. 2 7 5 4 1 19
NTN CORPORATION 4 1 2 5 7 19
DAIMLER AG 1 2 8 2 5 18
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI 0 4 3 1 9 17
ENPLAS CORPORATION 3 3 7 3 1 17
EATON CORPORATION 4 0 4 5 3 16
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 7 3 0 2 16
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 4 4 1 1 5 15
STABILUS GMBH 2 1 3 3 5 14
CAMPAGNOLO S.R.L. 2 0 3 2 6 13
MANDO CORPORATION 0 3 2 3 5 13
NEXTEER (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 12 1 0 13
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 5 8 13
STEERING SOLUTIONS IP HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 7 6 13
THYSSENKRUPP PRESTA AG 2 3 1 2 5 13
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 4 1 4 3 12
DEERE + COMPANY 1 1 1 6 3 12
GETRAG GETRIEBE- UND ZAHNRADFABRIK HERMANN HAGENMEYER GMBH & CIE KG 4 1 3 1 3 12
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 2 2 4 2 12
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 1 5 3 11
FANUC LTD. 1 3 4 3 0 11
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 1 2 3 2 3 11
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 3 3 2 1 2 11
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 0 1 2 4 3 10
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 9 0 0 0 1 10
FUJI KIKO COMPANY, LTD. 1 2 2 3 2 10
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 0 1 3 3 3 10
IMS GEAR GMBH 0 4 0 4 2 10
LUK LAMELLEN UND KUPPLUNGSBAU BETEILIGUNGS KG 3 7 0 0 0 10
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 2 1 2 4 10
HITACHI, LTD 2 2 2 1 2 9
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 3 1 1 1 9
LINAK A/S 1 1 2 4 1 9
MAGNA POWERTRAIN USA, INC. 3 2 1 2 1 9
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 4 9
TOYODA IRON WORKS CO., LTD. 3 3 0 1 2 9
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 4 4 8
KUBOTA CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 2 8
MITSUBA CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 3 8
PORSCHE AG 1 2 1 3 1 8
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 0 2 5 1 0 8
BORGWARNER INC. 0 1 0 1 5 7
DONGHEE INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 1 1 3 1 1 7
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 3 0 1 3 7
TSUDAKOMA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 2 0 1 1 3 7
VENTRA GROUP INC. 3 2 1 0 1 7
YAMADA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 2 7
BOEING COMPANY 1 1 0 2 2 6
CTS CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 4 6
GOODRICH ACTUATION SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 0 2 4 0 6
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 1 0 2 3 6
JATCO LTD. 1 1 2 1 1 6
KANZAKI KOKYUKOKI MFG. CO. LTD. 1 0 2 2 1 6
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 2 6
KOMATSU LTD. 0 2 0 0 4 6
KSR TECHNOLOGIES CO. 1 1 2 0 2 6
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
THALES 1 0 0 2 3 6
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 1 0 2 1 5
ASEA BROWN BOVERI AB 0 3 1 0 1 5
C. ROB. HAMMERSTEIN GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 3 0 1 5
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 0 1 0 3 1 5
CNH AMERICA LLC 1 0 1 1 2 5
GETRAG FORD TRANSMISSIONS GMBH 0 0 1 3 1 5
HIWIN MIKROSYSTEM CORP. 0 2 1 1 1 5
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
INA-SCHAEFFLER KG 4 1 0 0 0 5
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
METAVATION, LLC 0 1 1 2 1 5
NABTESCO CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
NIPPON THOMPSON CO., LTD. 1 0 2 0 2 5
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 1 5
SMC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 0 0 3 5
SRAM DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 1 1 2 1 5
SRAM, LLC 1 3 0 0 1 5
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 1 0 1 2 5
WITTENSTEIN AG 2 0 0 3 0 5



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