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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 37 35 52 39 61 224
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 14 16 32 34 32 128
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 17 11 17 24 23 92
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 8 9 8 23 36 84
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 15 29 15 10 9 78
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 6 5 21 21 18 71
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 6 16 12 7 7 48
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 8 7 12 3 3 33
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 7 11 7 26
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 2 8 9 6 25
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 3 4 9 5 23
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 4 8 5 2 23
MAYTAG CORPORATION 7 13 2 0 0 22
PREMARK FEG L.L.C. 2 2 5 7 5 21
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 6 1 6 4 17
RESURGENT HEALTH & MEDICAL, LLC 3 7 2 2 1 15
LAM RESEARCH AG 0 3 1 2 8 14
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 2 3 4 3 2 14
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 3 2 3 2 4 14
ECOLAB INC. 6 4 1 1 0 12
MEIKO MASCHINENBAU GMBH & CO KG 0 1 4 5 2 12
MIELE & CIE. GMBH & CO. 4 3 2 1 2 12
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 6 1 1 3 12
BELANGER INC. 0 0 2 2 7 11
EBARA CORPORATION 2 1 1 5 1 10
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 0 2 2 6 0 10
SEMES CO., LTD. 1 2 2 4 1 10
AKRION SYSTEMS, LLC 2 1 2 2 1 8
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V. 1 0 3 1 3 8
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 3 1 1 2 1 8
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 2 2 2 0 8
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 2 3 1 0 7
BASF SE 0 0 0 4 3 7
BOEING COMPANY 1 4 0 0 2 7
DIVERSEY, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 7
FSI INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 2 2 0 7
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 2 7
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 0 2 3 1 1 7
SAFETY-KLEEN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 4 2 0 7
SILTRONIC AG 0 0 3 0 4 7
SOKUDO CO., LTD. 0 0 2 1 4 7
WD MEDIA, INC. 0 0 1 1 5 7
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 2 1 1 1 1 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 3 0 1 2 6
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 1 1 1 3 0 6
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 0 1 2 1 2 6
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 0 2 2 6
RAVE LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
THE CLOROX COMPANY 5 1 0 0 0 6
TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
ALFA LAVAL TANK EQUIPMENT A/S 1 0 2 2 0 5
AREVA GMBH 0 1 2 0 2 5
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 2 0 1 0 5
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 5
FONTANA TECHNOLOGY 0 0 2 2 1 5
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 3 0 1 0 5
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 0 2 1 1 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
NANO OM, LLC 0 2 1 0 2 5
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 0 3 0 0 2 5
RECKITT BENCKISER N.V. 1 1 0 2 1 5
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 1 2 0 1 1 5



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