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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 162, Paper Making and Fiber Liberation

( 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
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 21 32 35 27 19 134
GEORGIA-PACIFIC CONSUMER PRODUCTS LP 11 22 13 18 18 82
METSO PAPER, INC. 14 21 16 19 6 76
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 12 19 19 9 12 71
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 6 14 12 8 17 57
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 4 12 15 14 11 56
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 6 11 12 12 54
NALCO COMPANY 4 4 8 14 11 41
ICHIKAWA CO., LTD. 5 0 9 13 4 31
ANDRITZ INC. 3 9 6 7 4 29
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 5 4 6 5 6 26
BASF SE 0 0 1 8 14 23
AKZO NOBEL NV 2 4 3 8 5 22
KEMIRA OYJ 1 6 8 1 3 19
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 8 0 6 4 18
NIPPON PAPER INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 2 5 4 4 3 18
HERCULES INCORPORATED 3 1 3 3 6 16
HONEYWELL ASCA INC. 2 5 6 3 0 16
METSO PAPER SWEDEN AB 0 0 3 4 7 14
ASTENJOHNSON, INC. 4 1 3 2 2 12
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 2 5 2 2 12
METSO PAPER KARLSTAD AB 1 2 6 3 0 12
FPINNOVATIONS 1 0 3 1 6 11
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 3 6 0 2 0 11
METSO FIBER KARLSTAD AB 5 3 3 0 0 11
W. R. MEADOWS, INC. 0 1 2 1 7 11
ANDRITZ OY 1 0 4 5 0 10
JOHNS MANVILLE 1 3 2 3 1 10
WEYERHAEUSER NR COMPANY 5 2 1 1 1 10
BUCKMAN LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 4 4 9
XYLECO, INC. 0 1 5 3 0 9
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 1 4 2 1 0 8
KEMIRA CHEMICALS, INC. 0 1 3 3 1 8
DAIO PAPER CORPORATION 1 2 1 2 1 7
CARGILL, INC. 0 2 1 2 1 6
GEORGIA-PACIFIC FRANCE 3 0 1 2 0 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 1 3 0 6
SEED CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
YAMAUCHI CORPORATION 3 1 0 2 0 6
ANDRITZ AG 2 1 0 0 2 5
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5
GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH 0 0 1 1 3 5
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 0 1 1 1 5
KADANT, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
METSO AUTOMATION OY 1 1 0 1 2 5
OMYA DEVELOPMENT AG 1 0 1 1 2 5



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