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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 198, Conveyors: Power-Driven

( 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 29 44 37 28 45 183
LAITRAM, L.L.C. 15 9 12 12 13 61
KRONES AG 2 11 12 18 15 58
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 6 7 10 9 8 40
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 8 8 3 4 6 29
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 6 6 8 5 29
MARTIN ENGINEERING COMPANY 3 7 7 3 4 24
DEMATIC CORP. 7 5 3 2 5 22
DAIFUKU CO., LTD. 3 7 2 3 5 20
HABASIT AG 6 8 3 2 1 20
INVENTIO AG 3 3 3 5 3 17
KONE CORPORATION 6 3 3 2 3 17
FERAG AG 1 4 4 4 3 16
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 9 2 1 1 0 13
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 1 4 3 3 13
THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR INNOVATION CENTER, S.A. 0 2 4 2 5 13
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 1 1 2 2 6 12
F. L. SMIDTH & CO. A/S 0 0 3 4 4 11
KHS GMBH 0 0 1 5 5 11
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 1 0 3 7 11
WRH WALTER REIST HOLDING AG 1 1 4 4 1 11
HIRATA CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 4 10
MARCHESINI GROUP S.P.A. 2 3 3 0 2 10
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 2 0 5 3 10
REXNORD FLATTOP EUROPE B.V. 0 2 4 0 4 10
SPAN TECH LLC 2 3 1 1 3 10
DEERE + COMPANY 0 1 2 4 1 8
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 2 1 3 8
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 3 2 2 1 0 8
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. 0 3 2 2 1 8
TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO. 1 2 3 1 1 8
VEYANCE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 3 2 0 8
ASGCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 0 1 3 2 7
F. R. DRAKE COMPANY 0 1 1 2 3 7
FLEXIBLE STEEL LACING COMPANY 0 1 2 2 2 7
G.D. SOCIETA PER AZIONI 4 3 0 0 0 7
INNOVA PATENT GMBH 4 1 0 1 1 7
KEITH MANUFACTURING CO. 2 2 2 0 1 7
METSO PAPER, INC. 3 2 0 2 0 7
SUPERIOR INDUSTRIES, LLC 2 2 2 0 1 7
THERMODRIVE LLC 1 3 2 0 1 7
THYSSENKRUPP NORTE, S.A. 5 0 1 0 1 7
UHLMANN PAC-SYSTEME GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 0 0 6 7
XEROX CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 4 7
CAMBRIDGE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
FLEXLINK COMPONENTS AB 1 1 0 1 3 6
GRENZEBACH MASCHINENBAU GMBH 0 0 0 2 4 6
INTERNATIONAL TOBACCO MACHINERY SP. ZO.O. 0 0 0 2 4 6
ISHIDA CO., LTD. 2 1 1 1 1 6
NEOPOST TECHNOLOGIES 0 0 1 2 3 6
POWERMAG, LLC 0 0 0 0 6 6
RAMSEY PRODUCTS CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 3 6
REXNORD INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 3 2 0 1 6
SPECIALTY CONVEYOR B.V. 0 1 2 3 0 6
AMMERAAL BELTECH MODULAR A/S 0 0 2 0 3 5
ASHWORTH BROTHERS, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
BELVAC PRODUCTION MACHINERY, INC. 2 0 2 0 1 5
CNH AMERICA LLC 1 1 0 0 3 5
DORNER MFG. CORP. 1 2 2 0 0 5
DOUGLAS MACHINE, INC. 1 0 2 0 2 5
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 2 0 2 1 5
INTERROLL HOLDING AG 0 0 1 1 3 5
JOY MM DELAWARE, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
MEADWESTVACO PACKAGING SYSTEMS, LLC 1 1 1 2 0 5
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 0 0 1 1 3 5
MURATEC AUTOMATION CO., LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
PTERIS GLOBAL LTD. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 3 1 0 1 5
TOSHIBA ELEVATOR KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 2 1 0 0 5
TRANSNORM SYSTEM, INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5
UNIQUE METAL DESIGNS, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
VANDERLANDE INDUSTRIES NEDERLAND B.V. 1 1 0 2 1 5



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