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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 141, Fluent Material Handling, with Receiver or Receiver Coacting Means

( 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 31 45 47 38 46 207
MEDICAL INSTILL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 4 5 4 5 23
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 2 4 4 6 17
KRONES AG 0 2 0 4 8 14
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 2 2 1 4 4 13
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 4 0 0 4 5 13
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 1 3 2 2 3 11
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 0 1 4 4 11
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 1 0 4 3 11
TDK CORPORATION 1 3 1 2 3 10
EATON CORPORATION 0 4 3 0 2 9
NESTEC, S.A. 3 2 1 0 3 9
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 0 2 2 3 2 9
FUEL TRANSFER TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 2 6 8
KHS GMBH 0 0 0 3 5 8
KHS MASCHINEN-UND ANALAGENBAU AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 5 0 0 0 8
METTLER TOLEDO AG 1 0 1 5 1 8
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 0 3 2 3 8
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 3 1 1 7
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 3 0 3 1 7
ADCOR INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 2 3 0 0 6
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 1 0 2 6
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 2 6
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 1 2 1 1 1 6
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 2 0 4 0 6
MANNKIND CORPORATION 0 1 3 2 0 6
SOCIETE BIC S.A. 0 2 0 2 2 6
VALIDFILL LLC 1 1 0 3 1 6
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 0 3 1 5
FHT, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
FLUID MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS LLC 3 0 0 1 1 5
TEK GLOBAL S.R.L. 0 1 0 3 1 5



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