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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 135 163 160 167 173 798
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 9 17 8 8 17 59
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 5 15 4 10 4 38
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 2 6 11 13 5 37
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. 4 8 10 5 5 32
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 4 3 8 10 4 29
GUDENG PRECISION INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 2 1 9 5 8 25
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 4 2 6 11 0 23
REHRIG-PACIFIC COMPANY, INC. 5 2 7 4 3 21
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 5 7 5 0 3 20
G.D. SOCIETA PER AZIONI 3 4 3 3 5 18
JAPAN TOBACCO INC. 2 3 5 3 5 18
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD. 2 6 2 5 3 18
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 4 4 2 3 4 17
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC. 0 4 5 4 4 17
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 3 5 1 3 0 12
BRITISH AMERICAN TOBACCO (INVESTMENTS) LIMITED 0 1 1 2 8 12
ENTEGRIS, INC. 2 1 3 4 2 12
MATTEL INC. 1 4 0 3 4 12
MIRAIAL CO., LTD. 4 3 2 0 3 12
NIKE, INC. 1 1 4 2 2 10
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 1 4 1 1 9
PEACOCK APPAREL GROUP, INC. 4 1 0 3 1 9
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 3 1 3 1 9
SJV FOOD & BEVERAGE CARRIERS, INC. 2 6 1 0 0 9
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 2 3 3 0 1 9
TARGET BRANDS, INC. 0 3 4 2 0 9
ANDERSON PACKAGING, INC. 2 1 4 1 0 8
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 4 1 2 0 1 8
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 2 1 0 3 2 8
DISPLAY PACK, INC. 1 0 1 0 5 7
ETHICON, INC. 1 0 1 1 4 7
FOCKE & CO. 2 2 2 1 0 7
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC 1 0 3 1 2 7
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 0 1 1 5 0 7
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 1 2 0 1 3 7
ORBIS CANADA LIMITED 0 4 1 1 1 7
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 1 1 1 2 7
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 0 2 2 1 1 6
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 1 2 0 6
CLEARPAK, LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 1 0 1 2 2 6
COVIDIEN AG 2 3 0 0 1 6
GILLETTE COMPANY 1 1 2 1 1 6
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
MENICON CO., LTD. 0 4 1 0 1 6
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 1 1 2 0 6
ULTIMED, INC 2 2 1 0 1 6
WATSON LABORATORIES, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
APPLE, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 5
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 2 1 0 1 1 5
COLBERT PACKAGING CORPORATION 0 3 0 0 2 5
COLOPLAST A/S 1 2 0 2 0 5
CONTAINMED, INC. 0 1 1 3 0 5
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 0 2 0 1 2 5
ENCORE HOLDINGS LIMITED 2 1 2 0 0 5
HOLLISTER INCORPORATED 0 1 3 1 0 5
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 1 0 3 0 5
JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
KARSTEN MANUFACTURING CORP. 0 1 2 0 2 5
L'OREAL S.A. 4 0 0 1 0 5
MAX CO., LTD. 2 0 3 0 0 5
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY 1 1 1 2 0 5
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 1 0 3 0 1 5
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 3 0 0 0 5
SEDA S.P.A. 0 0 0 4 1 5



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