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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 204, Chemistry: Electrical and Wave Energy

( 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 12 30 23 38 36 139
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 16 22 12 11 24 85
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 3 7 14 12 12 48
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 2 6 9 13 10 40
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 7 9 5 13 39
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 5 2 5 5 8 25
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 5 6 4 7 24
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 5 5 4 3 7 24
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 2 6 4 8 3 23
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 2 6 8 5 23
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 3 3 4 6 5 21
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 5 3 7 6 21
SANDIA CORPORATION 6 6 1 5 3 21
DENSO CORPORATION 6 4 4 4 2 20
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 6 1 5 5 3 20
LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 3 2 3 5 7 20
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 2 0 5 8 4 19
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 4 6 5 3 19
ARKRAY, INC. 2 5 2 3 6 18
EBARA CORPORATION 5 4 6 2 1 18
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 2 2 2 5 7 18
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 0 0 4 11 16
INDUSTRIE DE NORA S.P.A. 0 5 4 3 3 15
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 4 3 4 3 1 15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 0 3 5 5 14
JX NIPPON MINING & METALS CORPORATION 0 0 6 7 1 14
ULVAC, INC. 0 0 2 6 6 14
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 1 3 3 5 14
APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS, LLC. 2 1 1 4 5 13
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. 1 3 1 5 3 13
HITACHI, LTD 2 6 1 4 0 13
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 1 2 6 2 13
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 3 5 1 12
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 3 5 2 1 1 12
OERLIKON TRADING AG, TRUBBACH 0 2 4 3 3 12
SEMITOOL, INC. 4 4 4 0 0 12
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 2 3 3 4 12
DRAGER SAFETY AG & CO. KGAA. 2 3 3 1 2 11
FREEPORT-MCMORAN CORPORATION 1 3 4 1 2 11
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 0 1 3 7 11
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 6 0 2 1 10
LIFESCAN, INC. 2 2 1 1 4 10
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 3 1 1 2 10
SHIMADZU CORPORATION 1 4 3 2 0 10
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 1 6 1 1 10
AGAMATRIX, INC. 3 1 0 4 1 9
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 1 0 2 3 3 9
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 3 1 2 1 9
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 2 4 1 2 9
OC OERLIKON BALZERS AG 1 2 0 2 4 9
PERMELEC ELECTRODE CO., LTD. 0 2 5 0 2 9
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 0 1 2 5 1 9
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 2 0 4 1 2 9
CARDINAL CG COMPANY 1 3 1 1 2 8
CHLORINE ENGINEERS CORP., LTD. 0 2 3 3 0 8
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 1 2 4 1 8
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED 3 1 0 1 3 8
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 0 2 3 3 8
SONY CORPORATION 2 0 2 3 1 8
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 0 0 2 2 4 8
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 1 1 1 7
ALCOA INC. 0 3 1 2 1 7
APPLIED MATERIALS GMBH & CO. KG 2 2 2 1 0 7
CERAMATEC, INC. 1 0 2 3 1 7
CHUNG YUAN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY 0 3 1 3 0 7
E.C.L. 0 2 4 1 0 7
HORIBA LTD. 2 0 1 2 2 7
INTEL CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 2 7
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 0 0 2 5 0 7
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 4 0 0 3 7
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 4 0 0 2 7
RIOTINTO ALCAN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 0 2 1 1 3 7
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 2 0 2 2 7
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 3 2 0 2 0 7
TANGO SYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 0 1 0 7
UHDENORA S.P.A. 0 3 3 0 1 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 1 2 1 2 7
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 0 0 0 2 5 7
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 0 2 2 0 2 6
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 2 1 2 1 0 6
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 2 6
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 3 1 1 0 1 6
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 0 1 2 3 6
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 2 2 0 0 2 6
QIAGEN SCIENCES, LLC 0 1 0 1 4 6
SECO TOOLS AB 0 0 3 3 0 6
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING CORP. 4 1 1 0 0 6
TOYO TANSO CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 1 2 1 1 1 6
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 1 4 1 0 6
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 0 1 3 1 1 6
WD MEDIA, INC. 0 1 0 2 3 6
XYLECO, INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
ADVANCED LIQUID LOGIC, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
ALUMINIUM PECHINEY 4 1 0 0 0 5
EKSIGENT TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 2 1 1 1 0 5
ELEMENT SIX LIMITED 0 1 0 3 1 5
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES AB 0 1 2 1 1 5
GEORG FISCHER SIGNET LLC 0 1 2 2 0 5
GR INTELLECTUAL RESERVE, LLC 0 0 1 3 1 5
HACH COMPANY 0 1 0 0 4 5
HNO GREENFUELS, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 2 1 0 2 5
KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
MCALISTER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 3 1 1 5
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 0 5
SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 1 1 1 5
SUNPOWER CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 1 5
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE 2 1 1 0 1 5
VON ARDENNE ANLAGENTECHNIK GMBH 0 1 1 2 1 5



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