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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 24 28 26 16 16 110
EATON CORPORATION 8 13 13 13 8 55
PANASONIC CORPORATION 6 14 7 11 11 49
APPLE, INC. 3 7 8 14 14 46
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 12 9 10 12 46
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 5 5 15 10 2 37
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 8 5 6 5 32
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 1 3 9 9 9 31
LS INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 1 4 15 9 1 30
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 4 6 11 9 0 30
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 10 5 8 3 3 29
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 0 3 5 11 7 26
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 2 3 7 9 23
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 6 2 6 4 5 23
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 5 7 5 4 23
DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP. 5 7 6 2 2 22
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 0 7 4 9 20
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 5 12 2 19
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 5 4 3 4 2 18
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 5 7 5 17
OMRON CORPORATION 2 2 4 2 5 15
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 1 2 4 3 4 14
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 3 6 3 2 0 14
HOSIDEN CORPORATION 2 5 3 2 1 13
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 5 1 4 13
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 5 3 1 2 1 12
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 4 6 1 1 0 12
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 3 8 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 6 2 0 1 11
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 1 4 4 11
ABB S.P.A. 3 2 1 1 3 10
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 3 4 3 0 0 10
EATON INDUSTRIES GMBH 1 2 2 1 4 10
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 2 5 3 0 10
ICHIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 2 3 0 0 10
COACTIVE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 4 2 2 1 9
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 2 1 2 3 9
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 1 2 3 1 2 9
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION LIMITED 5 2 2 0 0 9
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 1 1 3 0 9
ABB OY 4 1 0 3 0 8
BLACK & DECKER INC. 0 0 5 2 1 8
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 2 2 2 1 1 8
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 2 3 0 2 8
SONY CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 5 8
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 2 8
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 1 1 2 7
CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 3 3 0 1 7
COVIDIEN AG 0 0 2 4 1 7
HUF HULSBECK & FURST GMBH & CO KG 2 1 1 1 2 7
IDEC CORPORATION 1 5 0 0 1 7
MAKITA CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 4 7
MASCHINENFABRIK REINHAUSEN GMBH 2 1 1 2 1 7
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 3 7
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 4 7
POLYMATECH CO., LTD. 3 3 1 0 0 7
RELIANCE CONTROLS CORP. 1 1 3 1 1 7
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA 1 0 2 1 3 7
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD. 3 3 0 1 0 7
YAZAKI CORP. 1 2 0 1 3 7
CHICONY ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 0 2 2 0 6
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 1 0 3 0 2 6
DENSO CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 1 6
E.G.O. ELEKTRO-GERATEBAU GMBH 2 1 2 1 0 6
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 1 1 3 1 6
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 1 2 3 0 6
LINAK A/S 0 3 1 1 1 6
LSIS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 0 1 3 0 6
SOLTEAM ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 3 0 0 2 6
SUNREX TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 0 2 3 0 6
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 1 3 0 1 1 6
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 2 1 1 1 0 5
CHANGSHU SUNREX TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 1 1 1 5
DEFOND COMPONENTS LIMITED 2 0 0 1 2 5
DIEHL AKO STIFTUNG & CO., KG 2 0 2 1 0 5
FUJIKURA LTD. 0 3 2 0 0 5
MARQUARDT GMBH 0 0 2 1 2 5
NEC CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 0 5
NILES CO., LTD. 0 3 2 0 0 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 1 5
OMRON DUALTEC AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
PREH GMBH 2 1 1 1 0 5
RAFI GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 1 2 0 5
SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 1 0 0 4 5
SUNARROW CO., LTD. 5 0 0 0 0 5
THALES 1 1 1 1 1 5



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