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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 248, Supports (e.g., for holding articles, etc.)

( 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 271 198 231 210 220 1130
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 26 32 45 39 8 150
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 6 9 9 12 39
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 12 5 9 5 6 37
PEERLESS INDUSTRIES, INC. 6 9 7 4 5 31
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 7 2 4 6 7 26
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 17 4 1 2 1 25
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 8 6 3 1 4 22
PANDUIT CORPORATION 7 7 1 2 3 20
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 6 6 0 2 19
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 8 2 3 5 0 18
NIFCO INC. 1 1 2 3 11 18
SONY CORPORATION 5 4 3 4 1 17
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 2 1 3 6 4 16
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 3 5 1 5 16
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 0 9 5 14
MILESTONE AV TECHNOLOGIES LLC 3 7 2 1 1 14
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 5 5 1 0 13
NEWFREY LLC 5 3 3 1 1 13
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 3 1 4 2 12
INNOVATIVE OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 7 3 0 2 0 12
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 1 3 4 12
SHIROKI CORPORATION 0 0 2 4 6 12
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 5 2 3 2 0 12
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 2 4 3 3 12
BOEING COMPANY 3 1 3 3 1 11
ERICO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 1 4 5 1 11
QISDA CORPORATION 5 4 2 0 0 11
SYNCMOLD ENTERPRISE CORP. 5 2 1 0 3 11
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 3 3 2 2 0 10
ERGOTRON, INC. 1 1 2 2 4 10
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 0 3 3 3 10
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 1 5 4 10
JARLLYTEC CO., LTD. 2 4 1 0 3 10
LEAR CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 3 10
KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD. 3 2 2 0 2 9
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 2 2 2 0 9
AOPEN INC. 0 1 4 1 2 8
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 4 1 2 0 1 8
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD. 0 1 0 3 4 8
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 1 3 0 2 2 8
LIBERTY HARDWARE MANUFACTURING CORP. 0 1 4 3 0 8
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 1 3 2 1 8
TARGET BRANDS, INC. 1 2 1 3 1 8
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 0 2 1 2 2 7
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 2 2 0 2 1 7
MODERNSOLID INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 0 3 2 2 7
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 5 0 2 7
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 3 1 1 2 7
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 1 2 2 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 2 0 2 2 1 7
YAZAKI CORP. 1 2 2 1 1 7
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 2 1 0 1 2 6
A. RAYMOND ET CIE. 2 0 1 1 2 6
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 3 1 2 0 0 6
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION 1 3 0 0 2 6
BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 2 6
CLO SYSTEMS, LLC 3 3 0 0 0 6
HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 0 2 2 6
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 2 2 1 1 0 6
INNOCOM TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 3 1 2 0 0 6
KEIPER GMBH & CO. 0 0 1 4 1 6
LANG-MEKRA NORTH AMERICA, LLC 1 1 2 0 2 6
PRIMOS, INC. 1 0 2 1 2 6
SECURUS, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. 2 1 2 1 0 6
SHIN ZU SHING CO., LTD. 2 3 0 1 0 6
TAPCO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 2 4 0 0 0 6
AMTRAN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 3 0 1 5
APPLE, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
ATTAX 0 0 0 2 3 5
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 2 1 1 5
COOPER B-LINE, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
FAURECIA SIEGES D'AUTOMOBILE S.A. 0 0 2 0 3 5
J. VAN WALRAVEN B.V. 0 1 2 0 2 5
KNOLL, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
LEICA INSTRUMENTS (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 2 3 0 5
MURAKAMI CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
NEWPORT CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 2 5
PHIFER INCORPORATED 1 1 1 0 2 5
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 0 1 0 2 2 5
SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. 1 1 1 0 2 5
TGR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, LLC 1 0 2 1 1 5
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 0 5
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 1 1 2 5
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 1 1 1 1 5
TSUBAKIMOTO CHAIN CO. 0 1 0 1 3 5
UNDERGROUND DEVICES, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
WISTRON NEWEB CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 1 5



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