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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 52 46 56 45 39 238
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 30 28 30 33 24 145
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 14 20 14 18 21 87
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 10 11 9 17 17 64
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 4 12 15 15 10 56
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 2 13 25 6 47
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 12 33 46
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 3 4 8 15 30
NORDSON CORPORATION 4 5 7 6 8 30
ULVAC, INC. 4 3 10 7 5 29
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 7 9 2 7 2 27
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 9 2 5 3 6 25
SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD. 3 13 8 0 0 24
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 4 7 5 4 0 20
ASM AMERICA, INC. 3 2 8 3 3 19
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 5 1 5 6 1 18
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 5 6 4 18
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 5 3 1 5 17
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 1 4 2 6 17
DURR SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 1 6 8 15
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 5 2 3 15
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 4 3 2 5 15
PANASONIC CORPORATION 4 3 4 1 1 13
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 1 5 4 3 13
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 1 8 1 2 12
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 1 3 2 3 12
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 2 1 3 5 12
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 4 3 2 2 12
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 2 2 0 7 12
JUSUNG ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 1 1 3 4 2 11
ASM JAPAN K.K. 6 1 1 0 2 10
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 2 2 2 3 1 10
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 3 1 2 1 3 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 3 1 4 2 10
ADVANCED MICRO-FABRICATION EQUIPMENT, INC. ASIA 1 2 2 3 1 9
DURR SYSTEMS, INC. 3 4 0 2 0 9
FIRST SOLAR, INC. 1 0 0 3 5 9
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 3 2 2 2 9
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 4 5 0 9
SEMES CO., LTD. 0 3 4 0 2 9
ADVANCED DISPLAY PROCESS ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 0 2 2 2 2 8
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 1 1 0 6 0 8
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 2 3 3 0 8
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 0 5 0 2 1 8
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 0 0 0 3 7
CREE, INC. 1 0 1 3 2 7
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 0 2 2 3 7
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 4 3 0 0 7
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 1 0 1 3 7
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 1 3 1 2 7
ABB K.K. 1 3 1 1 0 6
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
ASM GENITECH KOREA LTD. 0 0 4 1 1 6
ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V. 2 1 2 1 0 6
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 2 6
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 2 1 2 1 0 6
EUGENE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 3 6
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 0 4 0 1 6
NUFLARE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
SOKUDO CO., LTD. 1 0 3 0 2 6
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 1 1 2 0 2 6
TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
AIXTRON INC. 0 1 4 0 0 5
APPLIED MATERIALS GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 2 1 0 5
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 2 0 1 1 5
BELANGER INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
BOEING COMPANY 2 0 1 0 2 5
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 4 0 0 1 5
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 1 0 3 1 5
EBARA CORPORATION 2 2 1 0 0 5
GLOBAL OLED TECHNOLOGY LLC 0 5 0 0 0 5
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 2 0 0 1 5
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 2 0 1 1 5
SOLOPOWER, INC. 0 0 5 0 0 5
SONY CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 1 5
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 3 1 0 1 0 5
VON ARDENNE ANLAGENTECHNIK GMBH 0 0 3 1 1 5



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