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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 30 23 38 36 33 160
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 22 12 11 24 24 93
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 7 14 12 12 13 58
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 6 9 13 10 13 51
PANASONIC CORPORATION 7 9 5 13 9 43
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 6 4 8 3 12 33
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 5 6 4 7 9 31
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 5 4 3 7 8 27
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 5 3 7 6 6 27
ARKRAY, INC. 5 2 3 6 8 24
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 4 6 5 3 6 24
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 6 8 5 2 23
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 3 5 5 10 23
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 5 5 8 3 23
DENSO CORPORATION 4 4 4 2 8 22
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 2 6 2 10 21
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 2 2 5 7 4 20
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 3 4 6 5 2 20
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 5 8 4 2 19
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 4 11 4 19
JX NIPPON MINING & METALS CORPORATION 0 6 7 1 5 19
ULVAC, INC. 0 2 6 6 5 19
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 3 5 1 7 18
LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 3 5 7 1 18
SANDIA CORPORATION 6 1 5 3 3 18
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 1 5 5 3 3 17
INDUSTRIE DE NORA S.P.A. 5 4 3 3 2 17
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 0 2 3 3 7 15
EBARA CORPORATION 4 6 2 1 2 15
APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS, LLC. 1 1 4 5 2 13
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. 3 1 5 3 1 13
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 6 0 2 1 4 13
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 1 3 7 2 13
OERLIKON TRADING AG, TRUBBACH 2 4 3 3 1 13
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 0 2 2 4 5 13
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 2 3 3 4 1 13
HITACHI, LTD 6 1 4 0 1 12
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 3 4 3 1 1 12
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 3 3 5 0 12
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 0 0 2 9 11
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 0 0 3 4 11
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 6 1 1 2 11
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 2 1 3 10
DRAGER SAFETY AG & CO. KGAA. 3 3 1 2 1 10
FREEPORT-MCMORAN CORPORATION 3 4 1 2 0 10
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 2 4 1 2 1 10
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 2 0 0 2 6 10
PERMELEC ELECTRODE CO., LTD. 2 5 0 2 1 10
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 1 2 5 1 1 10
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 2 3 3 2 10
SHIMADZU CORPORATION 4 3 2 0 1 10
CARDINAL CG COMPANY 3 1 1 2 2 9
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 4 9
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 5 2 1 1 0 9
LIFESCAN, INC. 2 1 1 4 1 9
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 1 1 2 2 9
SONY CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 3 9
UNIVERSITY OF BRITISH COLUMBIA 0 0 2 5 2 9
XYLECO, INC. 0 2 2 2 3 9
CHLORINE ENGINEERS CORP., LTD. 2 3 3 0 0 8
E.C.L. 2 4 1 0 1 8
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 2 4 1 0 8
HORIBA LTD. 0 1 2 2 3 8
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 0 2 5 0 1 8
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 1 2 3 2 8
OC OERLIKON BALZERS AG 2 0 2 4 0 8
RIOTINTO ALCAN INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 2 1 1 3 1 8
SEMITOOL, INC. 4 4 0 0 0 8
SILICON BIOSYSTEMS S.R.L. 1 0 1 2 4 8
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 0 2 2 2 8
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 0 4 1 2 1 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 2 1 2 2 8
WD MEDIA, INC. 1 0 2 3 2 8
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 2 2 0 2 1 7
ADVANCED LIQUID LOGIC, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 7
AGAMATRIX, INC. 1 0 4 1 1 7
ALCOA INC. 3 1 2 1 0 7
CHUNG YUAN CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY 3 1 3 0 0 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 3 4 7
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 3 1 2 1 7
HACH COMPANY 1 0 0 4 2 7
INTEL CORPORATION 1 3 0 2 1 7
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 2 7
LIFESCAN SCOTLAND LIMITED 1 0 1 3 2 7
MCALISTER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 3 1 1 2 7
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 0 0 2 1 7
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 2 7
UHDENORA S.P.A. 3 3 0 1 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 2 1 1 1 2 7
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1 4 1 0 1 7
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 1 3 1 1 1 7
VON ARDENNE ANLAGENTECHNIK GMBH 1 1 2 1 2 7
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 1 1 0 6
APPLIED MATERIALS GMBH & CO. KG 2 2 1 0 1 6
BASF COATINGS GMBH 0 0 2 2 2 6
CERAMATEC, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 1 1 2 2 6
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES AB 1 2 1 1 1 6
HARVARD COLLEGE, PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS 0 1 3 0 2 6
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 1 0 3 6
HNO GREENFUELS, INC. 0 0 0 5 1 6
QIAGEN SCIENCES, LLC 1 0 1 4 0 6
SECO TOOLS AB 0 3 3 0 0 6
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 0 4 2 0 6
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 1 6
TANGO SYSTEMS, INC. 5 0 1 0 0 6
TOYO TANSO CO., LTD. 0 1 3 2 0 6
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 3 3 6
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 3 0 0 0 2 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
DIONEX CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5
DUKE UNIVERSITY 0 0 3 1 1 5
ELEMENT SIX LIMITED 1 0 3 1 0 5
EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 3 5
ENDRESS + HAUSER CONDUCTA GESELLSCHAFT FUR MESS- UND REGELTECHNIK MBH + CO. KG 1 1 1 0 2 5
GEORG FISCHER SIGNET LLC 1 2 2 0 0 5
GR INTELLECTUAL RESERVE, LLC 0 1 3 1 0 5
LIFE SAFETY DISTRIBUTION AG 0 1 1 0 3 5
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 2 3 0 5
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 1 1 3 5
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 2 2 1 0 5
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 0 5
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 2 1 0 0 5
SHIBAURA MECHATRONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 1 1 1 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 2 0 2 5
SUNPOWER CORPORATION 0 0 4 1 0 5
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 0 2 0 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 0 3 1 0 1 5



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