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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 55 50 67 83 69 324
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 21 8 17 51 55 152
LINCOLN GLOBAL, INC. 20 8 20 33 36 117
PANASONIC CORPORATION 12 17 26 24 34 113
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 16 15 17 15 13 76
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 11 20 22 12 11 76
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 10 4 18 20 22 74
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 11 7 24 6 19 67
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES, INC. 5 9 15 19 14 62
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 12 11 7 15 47
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 2 2 12 21 9 46
HYPERTHERM, INC. 4 2 10 13 15 44
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 6 10 10 10 42
DISCO CORPORATION 8 8 5 11 6 38
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 5 6 12 8 34
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 1 9 15 4 31
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 6 5 4 5 11 31
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 4 1 8 11 30
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 5 3 7 7 7 29
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 3 4 8 6 28
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 4 5 6 8 5 28
FRONIUS INTERNATIONAL GMBH 2 2 6 6 9 25
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 0 8 6 8 25
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 5 4 4 6 6 25
TRUMPF WERKZEUGMASCHINEN GMBH + CO. KG 5 4 7 6 3 25
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 4 4 5 3 6 22
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 2 8 5 5 21
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 2 8 4 5 20
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 2 3 3 8 3 19
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 1 3 10 5 19
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 4 1 4 5 4 18
E.G.O. ELEKTRO-GERATEBAU GMBH 3 4 3 5 2 17
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 0 2 4 4 7 17
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 2 3 4 5 3 17
FANUC CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 14 16
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 2 4 2 2 16
WATLOW ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 5 1 4 5 16
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 2 6 4 1 15
BOEING COMPANY 3 2 1 6 2 14
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 5 4 3 0 1 13
DAIHEN CORPORATION 1 3 4 5 0 13
GSI GROUP CORPORATION 6 1 5 1 0 13
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 5 0 6 2 0 13
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 3 1 2 6 1 13
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 3 5 12
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 1 3 2 2 4 12
DENSO CORPORATION 1 3 2 3 3 12
JENOPTIK AUTOMATISIERUNGSTECHNIK GMBH; 2 2 3 3 2 12
SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE 0 2 1 4 5 12
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 4 3 2 2 12
BORGWARNER BERU SYSTEMS GMBH 0 1 2 5 3 11
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION N.V. 0 1 0 5 5 11
FANUC LTD. 3 5 2 1 0 11
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 4 1 6 0 11
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 2 1 4 3 11
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 0 4 2 3 2 11
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 1 3 2 1 4 11
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 6 11
THE ESAB GROUP, INC. 0 0 3 2 6 11
W.E.T. AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 0 3 2 1 11
CATEM GMBH & CO. KG 4 1 2 2 1 10
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 4 2 2 2 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 6 0 1 1 10
INDUCTOTHERM INDUSTRIES INC. 1 0 2 2 5 10
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 4 2 2 2 0 10
AGIE CHARMILLES SA 2 1 3 2 1 9
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 2 1 3 1 2 9
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 0 1 3 4 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 1 3 2 1 9
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 2 1 3 3 9
SONY CORPORATION 2 3 2 2 0 9
BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 4 8
EBERSPACHER CATEM GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 1 3 4 8
HITACHI, LTD 0 0 5 0 3 8
MATTSON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 2 2 1 8
MIELE & CIE. GMBH & CO. 1 3 1 2 1 8
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 2 2 2 1 1 8
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 2 3 2 0 8
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA LIMITED 2 0 1 3 2 8
ULTRATECH, INC. 3 1 2 1 1 8
APPLIANCE SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 3 2 1 1 7
BERU AG 2 1 2 2 0 7
CEM CORPORATION 4 2 0 1 0 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 0 4 1 1 7
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 1 2 1 1 7
HITACHI VIA MECHANICS LTD. 1 4 2 0 0 7
IHI CORP. 0 0 2 3 2 7
INSERA THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
IPG MICROSYSTEMS LLC 0 0 0 5 2 7
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 2 0 0 5 0 7
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 0 3 3 7
NEL TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 2 0 0 4 1 7
NIPPON STEEL & SUMITOMO METAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 3 7
NORDSON CORPORATION 1 0 2 3 1 7
SODICK CO., LTD. 1 1 2 2 1 7
THERMAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 2 7
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 3 0 2 0 6
CONAGRA FOODS RDM, INC. 1 0 0 1 4 6
DUKE MANUFACTURING CO. 0 0 2 1 3 6
ENODIS CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 0 6
HAKKO CORPORATION 2 0 3 1 0 6
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 1 1 4 6
HOBART BROTHERS COMPANY 1 1 2 1 1 6
KJELLBERG FINSTERWALDE PLASMA UND MASCHINEN GMBH 1 0 0 2 3 6
KOMATSU INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 3 6
KRAFT FOODS GLOBAL BRANDS LLC 4 2 0 0 0 6
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 4 0 2 0 0 6
METAL IMPROVEMENT COMPANY LLC 3 1 1 0 1 6
PRINCE CASTLE INCORPORATED 3 1 1 0 1 6
SCHOTT AG 2 0 1 3 0 6
SEB S.A. 0 1 2 3 0 6
TESA SE 1 0 1 4 0 6
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 1 1 1 2 1 6
TURK & HILLINGER GMBH 0 1 1 2 2 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 0 2 3 1 6
ACP, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 2 2 5
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 1 0 1 3 0 5
AUGUSTINE TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT LLC 1 0 1 1 2 5
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 0 4 0 1 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
DOBEN LIMITED 2 1 0 0 2 5
ENTHERMICS MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
ESAB AB 0 0 1 1 3 5
EXATEC, LLC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 1 5
GENERAL LASERTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
GOJI LIMITED 0 0 1 2 2 5
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 0 1 2 1 5
KEYENCE CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
MITSUBOSHI DIAMOND INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 0 1 0 0 5
NIPPON STEEL CORP. 1 1 1 2 0 5
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 1 0 1 2 5
SANDVIK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AB 1 2 0 1 1 5
SHELL OIL COMPANY 1 0 0 2 2 5
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 3 5
TAIYO NIPPON SANSO CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
TRUMPF LASER - UND SYSTEMTECHNIK GMBH 0 3 1 1 0 5
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISYA 1 0 1 1 2 5
YAMAZAKI MAZAK CORPORATION 4 0 0 1 0 5



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