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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 118, Coating 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
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 28 52 46 56 45 227
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 13 30 28 30 33 134
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 14 20 14 18 83
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 6 10 11 9 17 53
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 1 4 12 15 15 47
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 1 2 13 25 41
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 7 9 2 7 29
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 7 4 7 5 4 27
NORDSON CORPORATION 3 4 5 7 6 25
ULVAC, INC. 1 4 3 10 7 25
SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 3 13 8 0 24
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 4 9 2 5 3 23
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 5 1 5 6 21
ASM AMERICA, INC. 1 3 2 8 3 17
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 4 1 4 2 17
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 3 5 3 1 16
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 0 3 4 8 15
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 2 5 6 14
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 3 0 1 8 1 13
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 2 5 2 13
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 12 13
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 4 3 4 1 12
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 1 4 3 2 12
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 4 1 2 1 3 11
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 1 4 3 2 11
ASM JAPAN K.K. 2 6 1 1 0 10
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 6 1 1 1 1 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 0 3 1 4 10
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 0 1 5 4 10
ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V. 3 2 1 2 1 9
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 2 2 2 3 9
DURR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 4 0 2 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 3 1 3 2 9
JUSUNG ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 0 1 1 3 4 9
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 1 1 1 0 6 9
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 0 4 5 9
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 1 0 2 3 3 9
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 4 1 2 2 0 9
ADVANCED MICRO-FABRICATION EQUIPMENT, INC. ASIA 0 1 2 2 3 8
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 1 3 1 2 1 8
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 0 4 3 0 8
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 3 4 0 0 0 7
DURR SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 0 1 6 7
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 1 2 1 2 1 7
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 2 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 1 0 4 0 7
SEMES CO., LTD. 0 0 3 4 0 7
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 0 0 5 0 2 7
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 2 3 1 0 1 7
ABB K.K. 0 1 3 1 1 6
ADVANCED DISPLAY PROCESS ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 2 6
APPLIED MATERIALS GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 1 2 1 6
EBARA CORPORATION 1 2 2 1 0 6
TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. 2 0 0 1 3 6
AIXTRON INC. 0 0 1 4 0 5
ASM GENITECH KOREA LTD. 0 0 0 4 1 5
AXCELIS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
BELANGER INC. 1 0 0 2 2 5
BOEING COMPANY 2 2 0 1 0 5
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 4 0 0 5
CREE, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
GLOBAL OLED TECHNOLOGY LLC 0 0 5 0 0 5
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 0 5
METSO PAPER, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
NUFLARE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
OERLIKON TRADING AG, TRUBBACH 2 1 0 2 0 5
SCHOTT AG 1 2 1 0 1 5
SOLOPOWER, INC. 0 0 0 5 0 5
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 0 1 3 1 5



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