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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 31 37 48 59 46 221
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 29 16 36 47 31 159
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 24 24 24 27 28 127
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 11 25 26 39 22 123
SHIMANO INC. 21 10 11 18 19 79
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 1 8 30 11 50
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 5 5 9 10 15 44
DENSO CORPORATION 16 4 6 8 7 41
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 6 8 5 8 11 38
HIWIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 5 8 11 3 10 37
JTEKT CORPORATION 8 2 6 9 7 32
NSK LTD. 3 4 4 6 15 32
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 6 4 2 8 8 28
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 8 7 4 6 28
HARMONIC DRIVE SYSTEMS INC. 7 5 4 1 9 26
STEERING SOLUTIONS IP HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 7 6 12 25
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 9 8 2 3 3 25
THK CO., LTD. 1 7 11 3 2 24
DAIMLER AG 2 8 2 5 6 23
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 7 8 3 3 22
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI 4 3 1 9 3 20
AISIN AI CO., LTD. 3 3 6 6 1 19
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 5 8 6 19
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 1 4 3 6 18
NTN CORPORATION 1 2 5 7 3 18
CAMPAGNOLO S.R.L. 0 3 2 6 5 16
EATON CORPORATION 0 4 5 3 4 16
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 2 3 2 3 6 16
CATERPILLAR INC. 2 1 5 3 4 15
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 2 5 1 0 7 15
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 4 1 1 5 4 15
DEERE + COMPANY 1 1 6 3 3 14
DURA GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 3 5 0 0 14
ENPLAS CORPORATION 3 7 3 1 0 14
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 3 3 3 4 14
MANDO CORPORATION 3 2 3 5 1 14
THYSSENKRUPP PRESTA AG 3 1 2 5 3 14
FUJI KIKO COMPANY, LTD. 2 2 3 2 4 13
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 7 3 0 2 1 13
NEXTEER (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 12 1 0 0 13
BORGWARNER INC. 1 0 1 5 5 12
IMS GEAR GMBH 4 0 4 2 2 12
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 3 2 1 2 4 12
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 0 2 3 4 3 12
STABILUS GMBH 1 3 3 5 0 12
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 1 2 4 3 1 11
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 1 0 3 1 6 11
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 2 4 2 1 11
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 1 2 4 2 11
YAMADA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 1 2 2 4 11
AUDI AG 0 0 3 1 6 10
FANUC LTD. 3 4 3 0 0 10
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 4 4 2 10
TOYODA IRON WORKS CO., LTD. 3 0 1 2 4 10
GETRAG GETRIEBE- UND ZAHNRADFABRIK HERMANN HAGENMEYER GMBH & CIE KG 1 3 1 3 1 9
KOMATSU LTD. 2 0 0 4 3 9
KUBOTA CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 2 9
LINAK A/S 1 2 4 1 1 9
MITSUBA CORPORATION 0 3 2 3 1 9
PORSCHE AG 2 1 3 1 2 9
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 1 1 2 8
KSR TECHNOLOGIES CO. 1 2 0 2 3 8
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 1 3 2 2 8
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 0 1 3 1 8
ZF LENKSYSTEME GMBH 1 0 0 2 5 8
CTS CORPORATION 0 2 0 4 1 7
DURA OPERATING, LLC 0 0 0 4 3 7
HITACHI, LTD 2 2 1 2 0 7
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 0 2 3 1 7
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 1 7
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 1 6 7
LUK LAMELLEN UND KUPPLUNGSBAU BETEILIGUNGS KG 7 0 0 0 0 7
SRAM DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 1 1 2 1 2 7
TIMOTION TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
AKTIEBOLAGET SKF 1 0 1 2 2 6
ALEXANDER YEH INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
BOEING COMPANY 1 0 2 2 1 6
DONGHEE INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 1 3 1 1 0 6
GETRAG FORD TRANSMISSIONS GMBH 0 1 3 1 1 6
GOODRICH ACTUATION SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 2 4 0 0 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 1 6
HYDRO-GEAR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 1 0 3 2 6
JATCO LTD. 1 2 1 1 1 6
MAGNA POWERTRAIN USA, INC. 2 1 2 1 0 6
NABTESCO CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT CORPORATION 0 3 1 1 1 6
SRAM, LLC 3 0 0 1 2 6
WITTENSTEIN AG 0 0 3 0 3 6
ASEA BROWN BOVERI AB 3 1 0 1 0 5
BRP-POWERTRAIN GMBH & CO KG 1 0 1 2 1 5
C. ROB. HAMMERSTEIN GMBH & CO. KG 1 3 0 1 0 5
DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED 0 1 1 1 2 5
FANUC CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
FRANCE REDUCTEURS S.A. 0 0 1 1 3 5
HIWIN MIKROSYSTEM CORP. 2 1 1 1 0 5
KANZAKI KOKYUKOKI MFG. CO. LTD. 0 2 2 1 0 5
MAGNA POWERTRAIN AG & CO KG 2 0 1 1 1 5
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
METAVATION, LLC 1 1 2 1 0 5
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 3 2 5
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 0 2 0 1 2 5
SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 0 2 2 5
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 0 1 2 1 5
THALES 0 0 2 3 0 5
TSUDAKOMA INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 1 1 3 0 5
VENTRA GROUP INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5



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