Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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 188, Brakes

( 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 25 22 29 22 34 132
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUER NUTZFAHRZEUGE GMBH 9 12 17 11 13 62
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 10 7 8 7 7 39
SHIMANO INC. 9 10 2 3 13 37
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 4 7 6 9 7 33
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 8 9 1 7 7 32
MANDO CORPORATION 1 3 2 14 11 31
HITACHI, LTD 2 8 9 2 5 26
FRENI BREMBO S.P.A. 1 7 1 5 9 23
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 4 3 6 3 7 23
KAYABA INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 2 8 2 7 22
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE OPERATING COMPANY INC. 2 3 5 3 5 18
FOX FACTORY, INC. 3 4 2 3 4 16
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 1 0 1 14 16
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 2 2 5 1 14
CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO., OHG 2 1 3 5 2 13
SPECIALIZED BICYCLE COMPONENTS, INC. 2 2 3 3 3 13
SRAM, LLC 4 0 2 0 7 13
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 0 2 4 6 13
ADVICS CO., LTD. 6 0 3 2 1 12
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 0 1 3 3 5 12
BENDIX SPICER FOUNDATION BRAKE, LLC 2 1 0 3 5 11
BWI COMPANY LIMITED S.A. 0 1 4 5 1 11
NISSIN KOGYO CO., LTD. 1 1 3 5 1 11
AKEBONO BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 3 1 2 1 9
AUSCO PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 1 4 2 9
GOODRICH CORPORATION 3 1 0 2 3 9
KELSEY-HAYES CO. 1 3 3 0 2 9
LORD CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 3 9
NIFCO INC. 2 0 1 4 2 9
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 1 1 3 1 3 9
ARVINMERITOR TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 2 2 1 1 8
HYUNDAI MOBIS, CO., LTD. 1 0 2 5 0 8
LUCAS AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 0 1 1 4 2 8
AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 5 7
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 1 1 1 4 7
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 2 3 1 0 1 7
RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 3 7
TEKTRO TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 3 3 0 7
THYSSENKRUPP BILSTEIN SUSPENSION GMBH 2 2 0 2 1 7
WONDERLAND NURSERY GOODS CO., LTD. 1 3 0 1 2 7
AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS ITALIA (SV) S.R.L. 0 0 0 4 2 6
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 0 0 3 3 6
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUR SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE GMBH 1 1 3 1 0 6
MERITOR HEAVY VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEMS (UK) LTD. 1 0 5 0 0 6
NTN CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 3 6
SHOWA CORPORATION 1 0 3 2 0 6
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 1 2 1 6
STABILUS GMBH 1 1 1 1 2 6
WABCO RADBREMSEN GMBH 0 0 3 1 2 6
ASHIMA LTD. 0 1 0 1 3 5
AUDI AG 2 0 0 3 0 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
GUSTAV MAGENWIRTH GMBH & CO. KG 1 2 1 0 1 5
INVENTIO AG 2 0 0 3 0 5
MATERIAL SCIENCES CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 3 5
OHLINS RACING AB 1 1 1 1 1 5
OILES CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 1 5
PORSCHE AG 0 1 0 3 1 5
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 1 4 5
TOKAI RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 1 4 0 5



PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports