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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 099, Foods and Beverages: Apparatus

( 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 65 48 66 69 88 336
NESTEC, S.A. 15 5 11 15 29 75
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 6 5 14 4 0 29
SEB S.A. 3 7 8 5 6 29
BUNN-O-MATIC CORPORATION 6 4 3 5 7 25
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 1 9 7 7 24
RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 4 1 6 5 17
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 2 12 14
DE'LONGHI S.P.A. 1 5 1 3 2 12
HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC. 3 1 4 2 2 12
KRAFT FOODS R&D, INC. 2 2 3 1 3 11
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 2 1 3 2 3 11
TSANN KUEN (ZHANGZHOU) ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 7 11
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 2 0 2 6 0 10
GRUPPO CIMBALI S.P.A 1 1 3 3 2 10
ILLYCAFFE S.P.A. 3 0 2 4 1 10
PRINCE CASTLE INCORPORATED 1 2 4 3 0 10
EUGSTER/FRISMAG AG 2 2 0 2 3 9
FOOD EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY, INC. 1 2 3 3 0 9
LYCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 1 3 0 4 9
TSANN KUEN (CHINA) ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 1 3 2 1 2 9
BREVILLE PTY. LTD. 2 0 3 0 3 8
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 4 7
JURA ELEKTROAPPARATE AG 0 0 1 2 4 7
KONINKLIJKE DOUWE EGBERTS B.V. 0 0 3 1 3 7
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 2 1 0 2 7
LUIGI LAVAZZA S.P.A. 0 0 1 0 6 7
UNI-SPLENDOR CORP. 3 4 0 0 0 7
ADCO INDUSTRIES- TECHNOLOGIES, L.P. 0 0 0 0 6 6
COCA-COLA COMPANY 1 1 1 2 1 6
ENODIS CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
KEURIG, INC. 1 0 1 3 1 6
PREMARK FEG L.L.C. 0 1 3 2 0 6
RHEON AUTOMATIC MACHINERY CO., LTD. 1 0 0 2 3 6
SCHAERER AG 0 0 0 3 3 6
ALKAR-RAPIDPAK-MP EQUIPMENT, INC. 0 3 0 1 1 5
C. CRETORS AND COMPANY 1 0 1 1 2 5
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 2 2 0 1 5
GOLD MEDAL PRODUCTS CO. 1 1 1 0 2 5
METALQUIMIA S.A. 2 1 1 1 0 5
NEWCO ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 1 4 0 5
PROGRESSIVE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 1 5
SARA LEE/DE N.V. 5 0 0 0 0 5
STARBUCKS CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 3 5
SUNBEAM PRODUCTS, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
WMF WURTTEMBERGISCHE METALLWARENFABRIK AG 0 0 0 2 3 5



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