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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 210, Liquid Purification or Separation

( 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 168 197 176 175 150 866
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 4 8 18 15 14 59
MANN & HUMMEL GMBH 12 6 9 13 16 56
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 14 11 5 13 51
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB 6 5 13 9 9 42
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 12 14 11 40
PALL CORPORATION 3 8 11 15 3 40
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES AB 4 5 5 10 10 34
MILLIPORE CORPORATION 8 13 12 1 0 34
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 6 8 1 12 4 31
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 0 3 10 14 27
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 9 15 3 0 0 27
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 3 1 7 14 25
HELIAE DEVELOPMENT, LLC 0 0 0 22 3 25
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 1 10 12 23
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 4 3 8 8 23
UOP 1 3 1 11 7 23
DONALDSON COMPANY, INC. 2 2 5 7 6 22
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 2 6 9 5 22
BASF SE 0 0 4 5 12 21
WATERS TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 4 4 4 7 21
EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION 0 0 0 9 11 20
HITACHI PLANT TECHNOLOGIES,LTD. 6 2 3 5 4 20
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 4 3 4 3 19
OTV SOCIETE ANONYME 3 8 4 4 0 19
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 7 6 5 0 18
ZENON TECHNOLOGY PARTNERSHIP 6 4 4 2 2 18
BIOMET BIOLOGICS, LLC 0 3 6 3 5 17
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 5 5 1 0 17
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 3 4 6 2 1 16
HANUMAN LLC 1 4 3 6 2 16
VEOLIA WATER SOLUTIONS & TECHNOLOGIES SUPPORT 0 0 2 7 7 16
DIONEX CORPORATION 4 1 5 3 2 15
M-I L.L.C 3 3 5 2 2 15
NALCO COMPANY 3 3 3 2 4 15
OUTOTEC OYJ 3 5 4 1 2 15
RG DELAWARE, INC. 1 5 5 2 2 15
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 6 7 2 0 0 15
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 2 1 2 2 8 15
FORET PLASMA LABS, LLC 1 1 3 4 5 14
BALDWIN FILTERS, INC. 0 0 4 6 3 13
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 0 4 7 13
EARTH RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 3 5 4 13
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 4 5 1 2 13
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 1 6 6 13
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 1 2 3 6 12
KING ABDULAZIZ CITY FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (KACST) 0 0 0 5 7 12
KING TECHNOLOGY, INC 2 3 4 2 1 12
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 1 2 4 1 4 12
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 0 1 4 2 5 12
PUROLATOR FILTERS NA LLC 1 2 2 3 4 12
CAMERON INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 1 0 5 4 11
DEGREMONT S.A. 0 2 3 2 4 11
GE OSMONICS, INC. 3 5 3 0 0 11
HYDAC FILTERTECHNIK GMBH 0 2 3 2 4 11
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 3 3 3 1 11
THINKVILLAGE-KERFOOT, LLC 4 6 0 0 1 11
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 0 2 6 3 0 11
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 2 3 2 3 10
DAICEL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES LTD. 1 4 2 2 1 10
HEMERUS MEDICAL, LLC 1 3 3 2 1 10
SHIMADZU CORPORATION 4 0 3 1 2 10
AQUIS WASSER-LUFT-SYSTEME GMBH, LINDAU ZWEIGNIEDERLASSUNG REBSTEIN 0 0 0 5 4 9
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 1 1 4 3 0 9
ASAHI KASEI MEDICAL CO., LTD. 2 3 0 1 3 9
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS WATER TREATMENTS LIMITED 2 4 2 1 0 9
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 0 2 4 3 9
KURITA WATER INDUSTRIES LTD. 0 0 6 1 2 9
MAHLE INTERNATIONAL GMBH 0 2 2 1 4 9
NXSTAGE MEDICAL, INC. 2 3 2 1 1 9
PERRY EQUIPMENT CORPORATION 1 2 1 4 1 9
PUR WATER PURIFICATION PRODUCTS, INC. 5 2 0 1 1 9
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 2 2 2 2 9
WIX FILTRATION CORP. 2 3 0 3 1 9
AMCOL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 2 1 4 0 1 8
ENTEGRIS, INC. 2 1 4 1 0 8
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 4 2 0 1 8
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 0 0 0 5 3 8
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. 2 1 4 1 0 8
MITSUI ENGINEERING AND SHIPBUILDING CO., LTD. 0 1 2 4 1 8
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 4 2 1 1 8
ROUSH LIFE SCIENCES, LLC 1 2 0 4 1 8
SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY 0 0 1 3 4 8
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 0 2 2 1 3 8
ANTICLINE DISPOSAL, LLC 3 1 0 2 1 7
AQUA-AEROBIC SYSTEMS INC. 0 2 4 1 0 7
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. 0 3 0 2 2 7
BRITA GMBH 0 1 2 3 1 7
CELGARD INC. 2 2 0 2 1 7
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 4 1 7
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 1 1 3 2 0 7
CONTECH STORMWATER SOLUTIONS LLC 2 2 0 3 0 7
F. L. SMIDTH & CO. A/S 1 3 1 1 1 7
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU PETROLE 6 0 0 1 0 7
MEMBRANE TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 3 3 7
OVIVO LUXEMBOURG S.A.R.L. 0 0 2 4 1 7
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 1 7
TETRA HOLDING (US), INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
A.Y. LABORATORIES LTD. 1 1 1 2 1 6
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 1 1 3 1 6
CLEARWATER SYSTEMS CORPORATION 4 0 0 2 0 6
EATON CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 1 6
ENPRESS, L.L.C. 0 0 2 1 3 6
ENVIROGEN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 4 1 1 0 6
FLUID EQUIPMENT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 0 6
HITACHI, LTD 0 3 2 0 1 6
HYDAC PROCESS TECHNOLOGY GMBH 0 2 0 3 1 6
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 1 0 3 1 6
LAICA S.P.A. 1 2 0 2 1 6
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
NIFCO INC. 1 0 3 2 0 6
NIKKISO CO., LTD. 3 0 1 0 2 6
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 1 1 3 1 6
SPF INNOVATIONS, LLC 1 1 1 3 0 6
THERMACO, INC. 2 2 0 2 0 6
THERMOGENESIS CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 3 6
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 2 1 1 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 2 1 1 1 1 6
WOONGJIN COWAY CO., LTD 0 1 2 1 2 6
AQUAFIBER TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 0 0 0 3 2 5
BLUE WATER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
CARIDIANBCT, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 0 1 2 2 0 5
CH2M HILL, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
DEKA PRODUCTS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 1 4 5
ECOLAB INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5
ECOLIVEGREEN CORP. 0 0 2 2 1 5
ECOWATER SYSTEMS LLC 0 1 3 1 0 5
FRAM GROUP IP LLC 0 0 1 2 2 5
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 0 1 2 2 5
HYDRANAUTICS, INC. 1 1 0 0 3 5
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
JOMA-POLYTEC KUNSTSTOFFTECHNIK GMBH 0 1 1 3 0 5
KOBELCO ECO-SOLUTIONS CO., LTD. 0 0 5 0 0 5
KOLON INDUSTRIES INC. 0 2 2 0 1 5
KX TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 2 1 2 5
LANXESS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 1 2 0 1 1 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 1 3 5
MATHESON TRI-GAS, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
MENLO ENERGY MANAGEMENT, LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
MERICHEM COMPANY 0 1 1 2 1 5
METAWATER CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
NANJING UNIVERSITY 0 0 2 3 0 5
NEWA TECNO INDUSTRIA S.R.L. 4 1 0 0 0 5
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 2 1 2 0 0 5
PARKER HANNIFIN (UK) LTD. 0 1 1 3 0 5
PENTAIR FILTRATION, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
RHODIA OPERATIONS 2 2 0 1 0 5
S.I.P. TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 1 1 0 3 5
SARTORIUS STEDIM BIOTECH GMBH 1 1 0 1 2 5
SHELL OIL COMPANY 2 1 0 2 0 5
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES HOLDING CORP. 4 0 1 0 0 5
SUNCOR ENERGY INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 0 2 1 0 5
UFI FILTERS S.P.A. 1 2 0 0 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 2 1 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 3 0 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1 0 0 1 3 5
VLAAMSE INSTELLING VOOR TECHNOLOGISCH ONDERZOEK (VITO) 0 0 4 1 0 5
WATKINS MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 1 4 5
ZODIAC POOL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5



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