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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 206, Special Receptacle or Package

( 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 163 160 167 173 180 843
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 17 8 8 17 8 58
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 6 11 13 5 8 43
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 15 4 10 4 3 36
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. 8 10 5 5 5 33
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 3 8 10 4 5 30
GUDENG PRECISION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 1 9 5 8 2 25
REHRIG-PACIFIC COMPANY, INC. 2 7 4 3 7 23
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC. 4 5 4 4 3 20
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD. 6 2 5 3 3 19
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 2 6 11 0 0 19
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (INVESTMENTS) LIMITED 1 1 2 8 6 18
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 4 2 3 4 4 17
G.D. SOCIETA PER AZIONI 4 3 3 5 1 16
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 7 5 0 3 1 16
JAPAN TOBACCO INC. 3 5 3 5 0 16
MATTEL INC. 4 0 3 4 4 15
NIKE, INC. 1 4 2 2 5 14
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 14 14
ENTEGRIS, INC. 1 3 4 2 3 13
TARGET BRANDS, INC. 3 4 2 0 3 12
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 5 1 3 0 2 11
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 0 1 2 2 5 10
COVIDIEN LP 0 0 1 3 6 10
MIRAIAL CO., LTD. 3 2 0 3 2 10
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 2 0 1 3 4 10
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 2 2 1 1 3 9
DISPLAY PACK, INC. 0 1 0 5 3 9
KARSTEN MANUFACTURING CORP. 1 2 0 2 4 9
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC 0 3 1 2 3 9
APPLE, INC. 0 2 1 1 4 8
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 2 0 3 8
CLEARPAK, LLC 0 1 3 2 2 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 1 3 1 0 8
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 1 1 2 3 8
ETHICON, INC. 0 1 1 4 1 7
FOCKE & CO. 2 2 1 0 2 7
HOLLISTER INCORPORATED 1 3 1 0 2 7
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 4 1 1 0 7
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 1 1 5 0 0 7
ORBIS CANADA LIMITED 4 1 1 1 0 7
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 1 3 1 2 7
SJV FOOD & BEVERAGE CARRIERS, INC. 6 1 0 0 0 7
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 3 3 0 1 0 7
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 1 0 3 2 1 7
AESCULAP-WERKE AG 0 2 1 1 2 6
ANDERSON PACKAGING, INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 1 0 1 1 3 6
GC CORPORATION 0 3 0 0 3 6
GIFT CARD IMPRESSIONS, LLC 0 0 0 1 5 6
GILLETTE COMPANY 1 2 1 1 1 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 0 3 0 2 6
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 6
MEDLINE INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
MENICON CO., LTD. 4 1 0 1 0 6
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 2 6
PROTECHNA SA 1 1 0 1 3 6
SEDA S.P.A. 0 0 4 1 1 6
ULTIMED, INC 2 1 0 1 2 6
WATSON LABORATORIES, INC. 1 3 1 1 0 6
COLBERT PACKAGING CORPORATION 3 0 0 2 0 5
CONTAINMED, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
COVIDIEN AG 3 0 0 1 1 5
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 2 0 1 2 0 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 2 0 2 1 5
JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC. 2 0 2 1 0 5
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
PEACOCK APPAREL GROUP, INC. 1 0 3 1 0 5
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY 1 1 2 0 1 5
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 0 3 0 1 1 5
SIDERGAS SPA 0 1 2 1 1 5
SONY CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 2 5
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 1 5
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (TERUMO CORPORATION) 1 2 0 0 2 5
TEXCHEM ADVANCED PRODUCTS INCORPORATED SDN. BHD. 0 0 2 2 1 5



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