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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 219, Electric Heating

( 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 46 55 50 67 83 301
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 7 21 8 17 51 104
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC. 7 20 8 20 33 88
PANASONIC CORPORATION 9 12 17 26 24 88
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 9 11 20 22 12 74
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 10 16 15 17 15 73
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 10 4 18 20 54
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES, INC. 5 5 9 15 19 53
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 2 11 7 24 6 50
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 3 2 2 12 21 40
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 5 2 12 11 7 37
DISCO CORPORATION 3 8 8 5 11 35
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 6 6 10 10 35
HYPERTHERM, INC. 4 4 2 10 13 33
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 4 3 5 6 12 30
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 2 1 9 15 29
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 7 3 4 8 29
TRUMPF WERKZEUGMASCHINEN GMBH + CO. KG 3 5 4 7 6 25
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 6 4 1 8 24
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 4 6 5 4 5 24
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 8 4 4 5 3 24
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 4 5 6 8 23
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 5 3 7 7 22
FRONIUS INTERNATIONAL GMBH 5 2 2 6 6 21
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 3 0 8 6 21
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 5 4 4 6 21
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 3 2 3 3 8 19
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 6 2 4 2 19
E.G.O. ELEKTRO-GERATEBAU GMBH 2 3 4 3 5 17
CORNING INCORPORATED 0 1 2 8 5 16
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 2 2 3 4 5 16
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 2 5 0 6 2 15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 4 1 4 5 15
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 2 8 4 15
WATLOW ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY 4 1 5 1 4 15
BOEING COMPANY 2 3 2 1 6 14
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 2 5 4 3 0 14
DENSO CORPORATION 5 1 3 2 3 14
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 1 3 10 14
GSI GROUP CORPORATION 1 6 1 5 1 14
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 2 2 6 4 14
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 3 1 2 6 14
DAIHEN CORPORATION 0 1 3 4 5 13
FANUC LTD. 2 3 5 2 1 13
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 3 0 2 4 4 13
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 3 1 4 3 2 13
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 2 4 2 2 2 12
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 2 6 0 1 11
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 0 4 1 6 11
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 4 2 2 2 1 11
W.E.T. AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 5 0 3 2 11
CATEM GMBH & CO. KG 1 4 1 2 2 10
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 2 0 4 2 2 10
HITACHI VIA MECHANICS LTD. 3 1 4 2 0 10
JENOPTIK AUTOMATISIERUNGSTECHNIK GMBH; 0 2 2 3 3 10
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 4 4 0 2 0 10
SEB S.A. 4 0 1 2 3 10
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 1 2 3 2 10
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 1 1 3 2 2 9
INDUCTOTHERM INDUSTRIES INC. 4 1 0 2 2 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 1 3 2 9
MATTSON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 3 0 2 2 9
MIELE & CIE. GMBH & CO. 2 1 3 1 2 9
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 1 2 1 4 9
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 0 0 4 2 3 9
SONY CORPORATION 0 2 3 2 2 9
AGIE CHARMILLES SA 0 2 1 3 2 8
BORGWARNER BERU SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 1 2 5 8
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 1 2 1 3 1 8
SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE 1 0 2 1 4 8
SODICK CO., LTD. 2 1 1 2 2 8
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 1 3 0 2 7
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
BERU AG 0 2 1 2 2 7
CEM CORPORATION 0 4 2 0 1 7
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V. 1 0 1 0 5 7
HAKKO CORPORATION 1 2 0 3 1 7
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 2 0 0 5 7
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 1 0 3 7
NEL TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 1 2 0 0 4 7
ORBOTECH LTD. 3 1 1 0 2 7
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 0 2 1 3 7
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 0 1 3 2 1 7
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA LIMITED 1 2 0 1 3 7
ULTRATECH, INC. 0 3 1 2 1 7
YAMAZAKI MAZAK CORPORATION 2 4 0 0 1 7
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 1 1 0 1 3 6
APPLIANCE SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
CATERPILLAR INC. 2 0 0 4 0 6
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 1 0 4 1 6
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 3 2 0 6
ENODIS CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 1 6
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 2 1 2 1 6
GENERAL LASERTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC. 2 1 3 0 0 6
INTEL CORPORATION 2 0 1 3 0 6
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC 0 4 2 0 0 6
METAL IMPROVEMENT COMPANY LLC 1 3 1 1 0 6
NEWFREY LLC 4 0 0 0 2 6
NORDSON CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 3 6
SCHOTT AG 0 2 0 1 3 6
TESA SE 0 1 0 1 4 6
THE ESAB GROUP, INC. 1 0 0 3 2 6
THERMAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 0 6
BTU INTERNATIONAL, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
DONNELLY CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
ENTHERMICS MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
EXATEC, LLC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 0 0 0 3 5
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
HITACHI, LTD 0 0 0 5 0 5
HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY 0 1 1 2 1 5
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 1 0 1 3 5
IHI CORP. 0 0 0 2 3 5
IMRA AMERICA, INC. 2 0 0 1 2 5
IPG MICROSYSTEMS LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
MITSUBOSHI DIAMOND INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 4 0 1 0 5
NIPPON STEEL CORP. 0 1 1 1 2 5
PREMARK FEG L.L.C. 1 0 2 1 1 5
PRINCE CASTLE INCORPORATED 0 3 1 1 0 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 1 1 0 1 5
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
SANDVIK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AB 1 1 2 0 1 5
TRUMPF LASER - UND SYSTEMTECHNIK GMBH 0 0 3 1 1 5
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 1 2 5
TURK & HILLINGER GMBH 1 0 1 1 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 0 0 2 3 5



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