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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 134, Cleaning and Liquid Contact with Solids

( 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 35 52 39 61 56 243
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 16 32 34 32 21 135
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 9 8 23 36 32 108
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 5 21 21 18 27 92
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 11 17 24 23 16 91
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 29 15 10 9 9 72
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 16 12 7 7 11 53
ECOLAB USA INC. 2 8 9 6 13 38
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 4 9 5 16 37
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 7 12 3 3 8 33
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 1 7 11 7 6 32
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 8 5 2 6 25
PREMARK FEG L.L.C. 2 5 7 5 4 23
LAM RESEARCH AG 3 1 2 8 7 21
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 1 6 4 3 20
MAYTAG CORPORATION 13 2 0 0 0 15
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 3 2 4 4 15
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V. 0 3 1 3 7 14
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 3 4 3 2 2 14
BELANGER INC. 0 2 2 7 2 13
MEIKO MASCHINENBAU GMBH & CO KG 1 4 5 2 1 13
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 2 2 6 0 2 12
MIELE & CIE. GMBH & CO. 3 2 1 2 4 12
RESURGENT HEALTH & MEDICAL, LLC 7 2 2 1 0 12
BASF SE 2 0 5 3 1 11
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 2 3 1 1 4 11
PANASONIC CORPORATION 6 1 1 3 0 11
DIVERSEY, INC. 0 2 2 3 3 10
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 0 1 2 7 10
SEMES CO., LTD. 2 2 4 1 1 10
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 0 1 1 5 9
WD MEDIA, INC. 0 1 1 5 2 9
AKRION SYSTEMS, LLC 1 2 2 1 2 8
BOEING COMPANY 4 0 0 2 2 8
EBARA CORPORATION 1 1 5 1 0 8
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 1 8
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 3 8
RAVE LLC 0 1 3 2 2 8
SILTRONIC AG 0 3 0 4 1 8
SOKUDO CO., LTD. 0 2 1 4 1 8
TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. 0 0 3 3 2 8
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 2 2 0 2 8
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 0 1 2 1 7
SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS, INC. 1 4 2 0 0 7
TEL FSI, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
AREVA GMBH 1 2 0 2 1 6
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 2 3 1 0 0 6
ECOLAB INC. 4 1 1 0 0 6
FONTANA TECHNOLOGY 0 2 2 1 1 6
FSI INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 0 1 0 2 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 3 1 0 1 6
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 1 2 1 2 0 6
KHS GMBH 0 0 0 2 4 6
KRONES AG 0 1 1 2 2 6
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. 2 1 0 2 0 5
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 3 0 1 0 1 5
DURR ECOCLEAN GMBH 1 2 0 1 1 5
ECOSERVICES, LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
GREEN PRODUCTS & TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 1 1 2 1 5
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 2 1 1 1 5
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 1 1 3 0 0 5
KAIJO CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5
NANO OM, LLC 2 1 0 2 0 5
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 3 0 0 2 0 5
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
RECKITT BENCKISER N.V. 1 0 2 1 1 5
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5



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