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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 43 82 72 57 61 315
BOEING COMPANY 9 11 15 11 16 62
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 7 18 12 10 11 58
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 8 14 10 14 8 54
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 7 10 9 7 12 45
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 7 13 8 9 6 43
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 1 12 8 8 13 42
MOLECULAR IMPRINTS, INC. 1 15 11 10 3 40
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 6 9 8 8 7 38
CORNING INCORPORATED 4 3 9 8 12 36
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 5 7 5 7 7 31
KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC 0 11 6 10 4 31
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 5 3 7 14 29
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 6 8 6 6 28
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 6 5 3 13 27
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 8 4 5 7 26
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 7 5 1 8 23
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 1 6 5 6 5 23
ACUSHNET COMPANY 1 5 7 5 4 22
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LIMITED 8 8 2 2 2 22
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 2 4 2 10 4 22
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 6 4 10 1 21
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 2 1 5 12 21
BASF SE 0 0 5 7 8 20
COOPERVISION INTERNATIONAL HOLDING COMPANY, LP 0 8 3 7 2 20
SONY CORPORATION 2 5 3 6 3 19
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 2 8 4 3 1 18
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 2 5 3 2 6 18
3D SYSTEMS, INC. 2 4 3 5 3 17
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 1 12 3 1 0 17
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 2 8 2 4 1 17
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 1 2 3 4 6 16
GRAHAM PACKAGING COMPANY, L.P. 3 3 8 2 0 16
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 3 2 6 3 2 16
KRONES AG 0 2 1 4 9 16
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 1 5 0 5 5 16
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 7 2 3 1 15
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 2 7 2 0 4 15
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 4 2 8 14
BRIDGESTONE SPORTS CO., LTD. 2 5 4 1 2 14
DENSO CORPORATION 6 4 2 2 0 14
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 0 2 5 2 5 14
HOYA CORPORATION 1 4 1 4 4 14
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 7 1 0 2 13
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 1 1 5 5 13
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 1 4 3 3 13
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 1 3 2 4 3 13
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 2 4 2 4 12
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 4 1 6 1 12
NIKE, INC. 0 2 2 3 5 12
NISSEI PLASTIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 1 3 5 3 0 12
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 2 2 4 3 12
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 1 2 2 5 2 12
BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE AG 3 2 2 2 2 11
CALLAWAY GOLF COMPANY 6 3 1 1 0 11
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 1 1 6 2 1 11
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. 2 3 2 3 1 11
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. 1 4 1 3 2 11
SACMI COOPERATIVA MECCANICI IMOLA S.C.R.L. 0 5 3 1 2 11
SIDEL PARTICIPATIONS, A FRENCH SOCIETE PAR ACTIONS SIMPLIFIEE 0 2 5 1 3 11
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD. 2 4 1 2 2 11
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA LIMITED 1 5 3 2 0 11
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 3 1 2 3 11
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 2 4 4 10
GOODYEAR TIRE + RUBBER COMPANY 0 1 3 3 3 10
INERGY AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS RESEARCH (SOCIETE ANONYME) 0 2 1 3 4 10
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 2 4 3 9
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. 1 6 1 1 0 9
ETHICON, INC. 1 3 0 4 1 9
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS GROUP NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 3 3 1 0 9
IVOCLAR VIVADENT AG 0 1 3 3 2 9
KAUTEX TEXTRON GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 4 3 2 9
KURARAY CO., LTD. 1 2 2 2 2 9
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 2 9
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 1 2 2 2 2 9
STRATASYS, INC. 1 0 2 4 2 9
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 1 1 3 4 0 9
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 4 2 9
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 1 4 1 2 9
XEROX CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 3 9
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH 2 2 2 1 1 8
ANCHOR WALL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 1 2 2 8
BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP. 1 2 1 2 2 8
CERTAINTEED CORP. 0 2 2 3 1 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 1 3 2 1 8
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 3 2 1 8
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 1 2 2 8
JOHNSON & JOHNSON VISION CARE, INC. 0 1 4 1 2 8
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 1 1 2 1 3 8
LM GLASSFIBER A/S 0 1 2 3 2 8
MERCURY PLASTICS, INC. 0 1 1 3 3 8
PIRELLI TYRE S.P.A. 0 0 1 2 5 8
TDK CORPORATION 3 3 1 0 1 8
TEIJIN ARAMID B.V. 0 0 4 2 2 8
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 0 4 1 3 0 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 1 3 0 3 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 2 1 0 3 2 8
VELCRO INDUSTRIES B.V. 2 3 0 1 2 8
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 0 4 1 7
EOS GMBH ELECTRO OPTICAL SYSTEMS 0 1 3 1 2 7
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 3 3 0 0 1 7
GALA INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 2 2 2 7
GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 2 7
HUNTSMAN ADVANCED MATERIALS AMERICAS INC. 1 4 1 1 0 7
KHS CORPOPLAST GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 3 0 2 7
KRAUSSMAFFEI TECHNOLOGIES GMBH 0 3 2 1 1 7
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 1 0 1 5 0 7
SAAB AKTIEBOLAG 0 2 2 3 0 7
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 1 5 1 7
TAIWAN TEXTILE RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 2 0 3 2 7
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 0 1 1 3 2 7
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 1 4 2 0 7
BAE SYSTEMS TENSYLON H.P. MATERIAL, INC 0 3 0 3 0 6
BARD PERIPHERAL VASCULAR, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
COOK INC. 1 5 0 0 0 6
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 1 3 2 0 0 6
FETTE GMBH 0 1 1 2 2 6
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 1 1 1 3 6
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 3 1 0 2 6
HEXCEL CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 0 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 1 1 1 0 6
JAPAN STEEL WORKS LTD. 1 1 2 2 0 6
KOLON INDUSTRIES INC. 0 1 0 1 4 6
LRM INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 3 1 1 1 6
MASONITE CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 6
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 1 3 0 1 6
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 1 2 2 0 1 6
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 0 0 4 1 1 6
OBDUCAT AB 0 4 1 1 0 6
PRYSMIAN CAVI E SISTEMI ENERGIA S.R.L. 0 4 1 1 0 6
REXAM CLOSURE SYSTEMS INC. 2 3 1 0 0 6
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 2 2 0 2 6
SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB 0 1 2 3 0 6
SRI SPORTS LIMITED 3 3 0 0 0 6
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 1 3 1 6
TOKAI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 4 1 1 0 6
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 1 6
UNITED STATES GYPSUM COMPANY 0 2 3 0 1 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 0 2 0 1 3 6
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 1 1 3 1 6
YOSHINO KOGYOSHO CO., LTD. 1 2 1 0 2 6
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 2 1 1 1 5
AIRBUS OPERATIONS LIMITED 0 1 0 4 0 5
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 1 0 1 3 5
ARCAM AB 1 2 1 1 0 5
AUDI AG 0 1 2 1 1 5
BAUSCH & LOMB, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
CELANESE ACETATE LLC 4 1 0 0 0 5
DREXEL UNIVERSITY 0 2 1 0 2 5
ECIM TECHNOLOGIES B.V. 1 4 0 0 0 5
ENVISIONTEC GMBH 0 1 2 1 1 5
GRAHAM PACKAGING PET TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 2 5
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 0 1 1 2 1 5
KOREA ATOMIC ENERGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 0 0 1 3 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 2 1 0 2 5
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 0 2 0 0 3 5
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 2 2 1 0 5
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 1 3 1 0 0 5
PIRELLI PNEUMATICI S.P.A. 1 0 1 2 1 5
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 2 2 0 0 5
REXAM HEALTHCARE PACKAGING INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
S.I.P.A. SOCIETA' INDUSTRIALIZZAZIONE PROGETTAZIONE AUTOMAZIONE S.P.A. 0 2 2 0 1 5
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 0 5
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 0 5
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 2 0 0 1 2 5
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS, INC 0 1 2 2 0 5
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 0 2 0 0 5
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. 0 0 3 0 2 5
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 2 1 0 0 5
UBE MACHINERY CORPORATION, LTD. 0 3 2 0 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 1 0 1 1 2 5
VEC INDUSTRIES, L.L.C. 1 2 1 1 0 5



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