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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 33 65 48 66 69 281
NESTEC, S.A. 3 15 5 11 15 49
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 4 6 5 14 4 33
SEB S.A. 6 3 7 8 5 29
BUNN-O-MATIC CORPORATION 4 6 4 3 5 22
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 2 0 1 9 7 19
HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC. 4 3 1 4 2 14
FOOD EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY, INC. 3 1 2 3 3 12
RESTAURANT TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 4 1 6 12
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 1 2 0 2 6 11
DE'LONGHI S.P.A. 1 1 5 1 3 11
KRAFT FOODS R&D, INC. 3 2 2 3 1 11
PRINCE CASTLE INCORPORATED 1 1 2 4 3 11
GRUPPO CIMBALI S.P.A 2 1 1 3 3 10
ILLYCAFFE S.P.A. 0 3 0 2 4 9
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 2 1 3 2 9
SUNBEAM PRODUCTS, INC. 3 4 1 0 0 8
UNI-SPLENDOR CORP. 1 3 4 0 0 8
EUGSTER/FRISMAG AG 1 2 2 0 2 7
KEURIG, INC. 2 1 0 1 3 7
TSANN KUEN (CHINA) ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 0 1 3 2 1 7
ELECTRICAL & ELECTRONICS LIMITED 2 2 1 1 0 6
LYCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 1 1 3 0 6
PREMARK FEG L.L.C. 0 0 1 3 2 6
BREVILLE PTY. LTD. 0 2 0 3 0 5
COCA-COLA COMPANY 0 1 1 1 2 5
ENODIS CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
METALQUIMIA S.A. 0 2 1 1 1 5
NEWCO ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
SARA LEE/DE N.V. 0 5 0 0 0 5



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