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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 224, Package and Article Carriers

( 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 71 72 75 103 140 461
THULE SWEDEN AB 5 1 11 4 6 27
YAKIMA PRODUCTS, INC. 4 3 10 3 1 21
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 3 3 2 3 7 18
JAC PRODUCTS, INC. 2 3 4 3 3 15
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 1 5 5 2 13
NIKE, INC. 0 3 2 3 5 13
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 3 4 4 11
YAKIMA INNOVATION DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 6 3 9
DRAEGER SAFETY UK LIMITED 0 1 2 4 1 8
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 1 3 3 1 8
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 1 1 5 7
THINK TANK PHOTO, INC. 1 1 1 2 2 7
MYSTERY RANCH, LTD. 1 0 1 4 0 6
HANS UND OTTMAR BINDER GMBH OBERFLACHENVEREDELUNG 0 2 0 2 1 5



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