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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 22 29 22 34 37 144
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUER NUTZFAHRZEUGE GMBH 12 17 11 13 21 74
MANDO CORPORATION 3 2 14 11 15 45
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 7 8 7 7 12 41
SHIMANO INC. 10 2 3 13 12 40
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 7 6 9 7 8 37
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 1 0 1 14 15 31
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 9 1 7 7 6 30
HITACHI, LTD 8 9 2 5 5 29
FRENI BREMBO S.P.A. 7 1 5 9 5 27
KAYABA INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 8 2 7 8 27
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 6 3 7 6 25
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 2 4 6 11 23
FOX FACTORY, INC. 4 2 3 4 9 22
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE OPERATING COMPANY INC. 3 5 3 5 6 22
CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO., OHG 1 3 5 2 6 17
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 0 3 3 8 14
BENDIX SPICER FOUNDATION BRAKE, LLC 1 0 3 5 4 13
BWI COMPANY LIMITED S.A. 1 4 5 1 1 12
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 2 5 1 2 12
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUR SCHIENENFAHRZEUGE GMBH 1 3 1 0 7 12
NISSIN KOGYO CO., LTD. 1 3 5 1 2 12
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 1 3 3 5 0 12
AKEBONO BRAKE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 1 2 1 4 11
LUCAS AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 1 1 4 2 3 11
NIFCO INC. 0 1 4 2 4 11
SPECIALIZED BICYCLE COMPONENTS, INC. 2 3 3 3 0 11
SRAM, LLC 0 2 0 7 2 11
ARVINMERITOR TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 2 1 1 4 10
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 1 1 4 3 10
TEKTRO TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 3 3 0 3 10
ASHIMA LTD. 1 0 1 3 4 9
AUSCO PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 4 2 1 9
GOODRICH CORPORATION 1 0 2 3 3 9
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 1 3 1 3 1 9
ADVICS CO., LTD. 0 3 2 1 2 8
HYUNDAI MOBIS, CO., LTD. 0 2 5 0 1 8
KELSEY-HAYES CO. 3 3 0 2 0 8
LORD CORPORATION 1 2 2 3 0 8
OHLINS RACING AB 1 1 1 1 4 8
RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION 0 1 3 3 1 8
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 1 4 3 8
SHOWA CORPORATION 0 3 2 0 3 8
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 2 1 3 8
AKEBONO BRAKE CORPORATION 0 0 2 5 0 7
AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS ITALIA (SV) S.R.L. 0 0 4 2 1 7
MESSIER-BUGATTI-DOWTY 0 0 2 2 3 7
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 2 0 5 7
NTN CORPORATION 1 0 1 3 2 7
OILES CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 3 7
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 1 1 2 6
MERITOR HEAVY VEHICLE BRAKING SYSTEMS (UK) LTD. 0 5 0 0 1 6
PORSCHE AG 1 0 3 1 1 6
THYSSENKRUPP BILSTEIN SUSPENSION GMBH 2 0 2 1 1 6
TOKAI RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 4 0 1 6
WABCO RADBREMSEN GMBH 0 3 1 2 0 6
WONDERLAND NURSERY GOODS CO., LTD. 3 0 1 2 0 6
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 0 0 1 1 3 5
DEERE + COMPANY 1 0 1 0 3 5
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 3 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
MATERIAL SCIENCES CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 0 5
RFPC HOLDING CORP. 0 0 3 1 1 5
STABILUS GMBH 1 1 1 2 0 5



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