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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 200, Electricity: Circuit Makers and Breakers

( 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 21 24 28 26 16 115
EATON CORPORATION 12 8 13 13 13 59
PANASONIC CORPORATION 15 6 14 7 11 53
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 3 12 9 10 39
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 3 5 5 15 10 38
APPLE, INC. 3 3 7 8 14 35
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 7 10 5 8 3 33
LS INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 3 1 4 15 9 32
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 2 4 6 11 9 32
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 8 8 5 6 30
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 3 1 3 9 9 25
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 6 2 6 4 25
DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP. 4 5 7 6 2 24
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 7 2 2 3 7 21
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 1 0 3 5 11 20
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 1 2 5 7 5 20
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 4 5 4 3 4 20
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 12 17
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 4 4 6 1 1 16
OMRON CORPORATION 6 2 2 4 2 16
HOSIDEN CORPORATION 3 2 5 3 2 15
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 3 5 3 1 2 14
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 3 6 3 2 14
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 2 3 4 3 0 12
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 0 5 7 12
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 6 2 0 11
ICHIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 5 2 3 0 11
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 0 0 7 4 11
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 4 1 1 1 4 11
DENSO CORPORATION 5 2 1 1 1 10
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 0 2 5 3 10
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 0 1 2 4 3 10
POLYMATECH CO., LTD. 3 3 3 1 0 10
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION LIMITED 1 5 2 2 0 10
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 4 1 1 3 10
BLACK & DECKER INC. 2 0 0 5 2 9
E.G.O. ELEKTRO-GERATEBAU GMBH 3 2 1 2 1 9
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 2 2 2 2 1 9
MASCHINENFABRIK REINHAUSEN GMBH 3 2 1 1 2 9
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 2 5 1 9
PREH GMBH 4 2 1 1 1 9
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD. 2 3 3 0 1 9
ABB OY 0 4 1 0 3 8
COACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 4 2 2 8
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 2 1 0 1 8
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 1 2 1 2 8
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 1 1 2 3 1 8
NILES CO., LTD. 3 0 3 2 0 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 2 0 1 3 8
ABB S.P.A. 0 3 2 1 1 7
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 2 1 1 7
COVIDIEN AG 1 0 0 2 4 7
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 0 1 1 3 7
IDEC CORPORATION 1 1 5 0 0 7
RELIANCE CONTROLS CORP. 1 1 1 3 1 7
SUNREX TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 0 2 3 7
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 1 7
ABB PATENT GMBH 2 2 2 0 0 6
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 1 2 1 1 1 6
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 2 0 2 2 0 6
CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 2 0 2 2 6
CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 3 3 0 6
EATON INDUSTRIES GMBH 0 1 2 2 1 6
FUJIKURA LTD. 1 0 3 2 0 6
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 0 1 2 3 6
HUF HULSBECK & FURST GMBH & CO KG 1 2 1 1 1 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
LINAK A/S 1 0 3 1 1 6
NEC CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 2 6
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 1 1 0 1 6
SATORI-S-TECH CO., LTD. 3 0 2 1 0 6
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 2 3 0 1 0 6
STREAMLIGHT, INC. 2 1 1 2 0 6
SUNARROW CO., LTD. 1 5 0 0 0 6
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 1 6
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 3 1 1 1 0 6
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 0 1 0 5
COACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
DIEHL AKO STIFTUNG & CO., KG 0 2 0 2 1 5
LEAR CORPORATION 3 1 0 1 0 5
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
PALM, INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
RAFI GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 1 1 2 5
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA 1 1 0 2 1 5
SOLTEAM ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 1 3 0 0 5
YAZAKI CORP. 1 1 2 0 1 5



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