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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 095, Gas Separation: Processes

( 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 27 29 34 37 36 163
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 10 13 23 6 60
UOP 7 9 10 17 7 50
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 11 4 12 11 5 43
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 3 4 8 9 17 41
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 9 6 5 7 9 36
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 5 1 14 8 7 35
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 2 5 5 11 11 34
SHELL OIL COMPANY 3 9 3 10 9 34
BASF SE 3 5 3 11 4 26
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 3 5 7 5 21
DONALDSON COMPANY, INC. 3 4 1 5 2 15
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 3 4 4 2 14
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 0 3 3 5 2 13
LINDE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 2 2 3 5 13
MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH, INC. 1 4 4 1 2 12
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 2 2 3 3 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 1 2 3 3 11
BOEING COMPANY 3 2 2 0 3 10
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 1 0 4 4 1 10
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 2 1 0 4 3 10
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 2 1 1 2 4 10
ATLAS COPCO AIRPOWER, NAAMLOZE VENNOOTSCHAP 4 1 0 3 1 9
CATERPILLAR INC. 1 0 5 2 1 9
FLUOR TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 4 9
KILIMANJARO ENERGY, INC. 0 2 6 0 1 9
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 2 2 0 4 9
TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION 3 2 0 2 2 9
UHDE GMBH 3 1 1 2 2 9
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 0 1 3 3 1 8
KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT LLC 0 3 2 1 2 8
UBE INDUSTRIES LTD. 3 0 0 4 1 8
BABCOCK & WILCOX POWER GENERATION GROUP, INC. 0 1 2 3 1 7
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 0 1 0 2 4 7
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 2 3 1 0 1 7
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 1 3 3 7
GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP. 0 0 0 3 4 7
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 1 2 1 1 2 7
IDATECH LLC 3 2 1 1 0 7
MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC. 0 3 4 0 0 7
NEUMANN SYSTEMS GROUP, INC. 0 0 5 0 2 7
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 2 1 4 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 1 0 2 4 7
AIR LIQUIDE PROCESS AND CONSTRUCTION, INC. 2 1 3 0 0 6
ALBEMARLE CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 3 6
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 1 1 1 2 1 6
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 2 1 1 1 6
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 0 1 3 6
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 1 1 2 0 5
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 2 0 0 3 5
AMERICAN AIR LIQUIDE, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
CAMFIL FARR INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 3 1 0 1 0 5
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
TEXAS A AND M UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 2 3 5
THYSSENKRUPP UHDE GMBH 0 0 0 2 3 5
TWISTER B.V. 0 1 1 1 2 5
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 4 0 1 0 5



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