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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 264, Plastic and Nonmetallic Article Shaping or Treating: Processes

( 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 82 72 57 61 69 341
BOEING COMPANY 11 15 11 16 18 71
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 14 10 14 8 16 62
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 18 12 10 11 3 54
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 12 8 8 13 9 50
CORNING INCORPORATED 3 9 8 12 14 46
MOLECULAR IMPRINTS, INC. 15 11 10 3 7 46
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 13 8 9 6 7 43
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 10 9 7 12 4 42
BASF SE 7 7 10 9 6 39
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 5 3 7 14 9 38
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 5 3 13 10 37
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 8 6 6 10 36
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 9 8 8 7 2 34
KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC 11 6 10 4 3 34
KRONES AG 2 1 4 9 18 34
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 7 5 7 7 4 30
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 7 5 1 8 5 26
ACUSHNET COMPANY 5 7 5 4 4 25
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 4 2 8 11 25
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 6 5 6 5 3 25
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 4 5 7 0 24
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 4 2 10 4 4 24
NIKE, INC. 2 2 3 5 11 23
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 5 0 5 5 8 23
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 6 4 10 1 2 23
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 1 5 12 3 23
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 8 4 3 1 5 21
COOPERVISION INTERNATIONAL HOLDING COMPANY, LP 8 3 7 2 0 20
SONY CORPORATION 5 3 6 3 3 20
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 2 3 4 6 3 18
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 12 3 1 0 2 18
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 2 5 2 5 4 18
GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P. 3 8 2 0 5 18
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 8 2 4 1 3 18
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 5 3 2 6 2 18
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 2 4 2 4 5 17
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 4 1 6 1 5 17
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 1 5 5 5 17
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 7 2 0 4 4 17
3D SYSTEMS, INC. 4 3 5 3 1 16
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 6 3 2 3 16
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LIMITED 8 2 2 2 2 16
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 2 2 5 2 5 16
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 2 4 3 4 15
STRATASYS, INC. 0 2 4 2 7 15
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 1 6 2 1 4 14
HOYA CORPORATION 4 1 4 4 1 14
INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCH (SOCIETE ANONYME) 2 1 3 4 4 14
IVOCLAR VIVADENT AG 1 3 3 2 5 14
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA LIMITED 5 3 2 0 4 14
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 3 2 4 3 2 14
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 2 4 4 3 13
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 2 5 1 3 2 13
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 4 1 2 5 13
BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD. 5 4 1 2 0 12
DENSO CORPORATION 4 2 2 0 4 12
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. 4 1 3 2 2 12
PIRELLI TYRE S.P.A. 0 1 2 5 4 12
TEIJIN ARAMID B.V. 0 4 2 2 4 12
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 4 2 3 12
EOS GMBH ELECTRO OPTICAL SYSTEMS 1 3 1 2 4 11
NISSEI PLASTIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 3 5 3 0 0 11
SACMI COOPERATIVA MECCANICI IMOLA S.C.R.L. 5 3 1 2 0 11
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 4 3 3 0 11
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 1 3 4 0 3 11
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 3 1 2 3 2 11
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 1 0 1 3 5 10
ANCHOR WALL SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 2 2 2 10
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 2 4 3 1 10
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. 6 1 1 0 2 10
ETHICON, INC. 3 0 4 1 2 10
GOODYEAR TIRE + RUBBER COMPANY 1 3 3 3 0 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 7 1 0 2 0 10
JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC. 1 4 1 2 2 10
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 2 2 2 2 2 10
SAAB AKTIEBOLAG 2 2 3 0 3 10
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD. 4 1 2 2 1 10
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1 4 2 0 3 10
XEROX CORPORATION 1 1 3 3 2 10
AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED 1 0 4 0 4 9
BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP. 2 1 2 2 2 9
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 3 2 1 2 9
GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION 2 2 1 2 2 9
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. 3 2 3 1 0 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 1 2 2 2 9
KAUTEX TEXTRON GMBH & CO. KG 0 4 3 2 0 9
KHS CORPOPLAST GMBH & CO. KG 2 3 0 2 2 9
KRAUSSMAFFEI TECHNOLOGIES GMBH 3 2 1 1 2 9
KURARAY CO., LTD. 2 2 2 2 1 9
LG CHEM, LTD. 1 2 1 3 2 9
LM GLASSFIBER A/S 1 2 3 2 1 9
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 2 1 3 2 1 9
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 1 0 2 4 9
MERCURY PLASTICS, INC. 1 1 3 3 1 9
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 2 0 2 3 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 3 0 3 2 9
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH 2 2 1 1 2 8
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 2 0 4 1 1 8
AUDI AG 1 2 1 1 3 8
BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE AG 2 2 2 2 0 8
CERTAINTEED CORP. 2 2 3 1 0 8
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 3 2 0 0 3 8
GALA INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 2 2 2 1 8
HITACHI METALS LTD. 1 1 2 1 3 8
KANEKA CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 4 8
KOLON INDUSTRIES INC. 1 0 1 4 2 8
MASONITE CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 2 8
MONOSOLRX LLC. 2 2 0 0 4 8
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 5 1 1 8
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 1 3 1 3 8
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS, INC 1 2 2 0 3 8
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 1 3 1 2 8
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 1 1 3 2 1 8
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 4 1 3 0 0 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 0 3 2 2 8
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. 3 0 1 2 2 8
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 1 1 3 1 2 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 3 2 1 0 7
ENVISIONTEC GMBH 1 2 1 1 2 7
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 3 1 0 2 1 7
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS GROUP NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 3 1 0 0 7
MANN & HUMMEL GMBH 0 2 1 1 3 7
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 0 4 1 1 1 7
PRYSMIAN CAVI E SISTEMI ENERGIA S.R.L. 4 1 1 0 1 7
SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB 1 2 3 0 1 7
TAIWAN TEXTILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 0 3 2 0 7
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 1 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 2 0 1 3 1 7
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 0 0 2 6
BAE SYSTEMS TENSYLON H.P. MATERIAL, INC 3 0 3 0 0 6
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. 0 1 4 1 0 6
BAUSCH & LOMB, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 2 0 1 0 3 6
CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY 3 1 1 0 1 6
CRYOVAC, INC. 2 1 0 0 3 6
DOW CORNING CORPORATION 2 1 1 0 2 6
FETTE GMBH 1 1 2 2 0 6
FIBERIO TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 6 6
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 1 1 3 0 6
HEXCEL CORPORATION 2 2 2 0 0 6
HITACHI, LTD 0 1 3 0 2 6
HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIALS AMERICAS INC. 4 1 1 0 0 6
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 2 0 1 2 6
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 1 2 0 1 2 6
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 1 5 0 0 6
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 1 2 1 2 6
LRM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, LLC 3 1 1 1 0 6
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 3 0 1 1 6
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES PLASTIC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 2 1 2 6
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 0 0 2 2 6
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 2 2 1 0 1 6
NOK CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
OBDUCAT AB 4 1 1 0 0 6
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 1 1 1 2 6
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 3 1 0 0 2 6
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. 0 3 0 2 1 6
TOKAI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 1 1 0 0 6
UNITED STATES GYPSUM COMPANY 2 3 0 1 0 6
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2 1 1 1 0 5
AMCOR LTD. 0 2 1 0 2 5
APPLE, INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 1 5
COOK INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
CORNELL RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC. 1 2 0 0 2 5
COVIDIEN LP 0 0 1 2 2 5
DREXEL UNIVERSITY 2 1 0 2 0 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 3 0 0 1 1 5
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 0 5
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 0 0 2 2 5
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 0 2 0 2 1 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 1 2 1 0 5
JAPAN STEEL WORKS LTD. 1 2 2 0 0 5
KUREHA KAGAKU KOGYO K.K. 2 1 0 0 2 5
KYORAKU CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 1 5
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 1 5
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. 0 2 0 0 3 5
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 2 0 0 3 0 5
MOLD-MASTERS (2007) LIMITED 2 1 0 1 1 5
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 2 0 1 0 5
NANOTEK INSTRUMENTS, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
NANYANG TECHNOLOGICAL UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 4 1 5
NISSIN KOGYO CO., LTD. 1 1 2 0 1 5
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 3 1 0 0 1 5
RECTICEL AUTOMOBILSYSTEME GMBH 1 0 2 1 1 5
S.I.P.A. SOCIETA INDUSTRIALIZZAZIONE PROGETTAZIONE E AUTOMAZIONE S.P.A. 2 2 0 1 0 5
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
SEKISUI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 2 0 0 2 1 5
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 1 4 0 0 5
SHIN-ETSU POLYMER CO., LTD. 0 1 1 1 2 5
TDK CORPORATION 3 1 0 1 0 5
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 0 0 2 5
UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, LTD. 3 2 0 0 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 1 1 0 2 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 0 1 1 2 1 5
VEC INDUSTRIES, L.L.C. 2 1 1 0 1 5
YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD. 2 1 0 2 0 5



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