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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 285, Pipe Joints or Couplings

( 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 43 33 30 33 28 167
VICTAULIC COMPANY OF AMERICA 6 3 4 4 3 20
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 9 1 4 2 2 18
SWAGELOK COMPANY 7 3 0 5 2 17
VALLOUREC MANNESMANN OIL & GAS FRANCE 4 5 5 1 2 17
EATON CORPORATION 5 3 1 1 3 13
UPONOR INNOVATION AB 5 0 4 2 2 13
LEGRIS SA 7 2 1 1 0 11
SUMITOMO METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 3 6 1 0 1 11
VOSS AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 2 3 3 2 1 11
GATES CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 3 10
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 2 1 4 2 10
HYDRIL COMPANY L.P. 4 3 1 1 1 10
STAUBLI FAVERGES 3 2 5 0 0 10
TENARIS CONNECTIONS LIMITED 1 1 4 1 3 10
DENSO CORPORATION 3 2 2 0 2 9
NORMA GERMANY GMBH 3 5 0 0 1 9
VETCO GRAY INC 1 1 0 1 6 9
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 6 2 0 0 0 8
BOEING COMPANY 1 2 4 0 1 8
KRAUSZ INDUSTRIES DEVELOPMENT LTD. 4 1 1 1 1 8
QUICK FITTING, INC. 0 1 2 2 3 8
TI GROUP AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LLC 2 2 3 1 0 8
TOKAI RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 0 1 3 1 8
A. RAYMOND ET CIE. 4 0 3 0 0 7
NITTO KOHKI COMPANY LIMITED 2 1 2 1 1 7
BRIDGEPORT FITTINGS, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 0 3 2 0 1 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
JOHN GUEST INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 3 2 0 0 1 6
VIEGA GMBH & CO., KG 1 3 1 1 0 6
DRESSER-RAND COMPANY 0 3 1 1 0 5
FISCHER ROHRTECHNIK GMBH 0 0 2 1 2 5
GE-HITACHI NUCLEAR ENERGY AMERICAS LLC 1 4 0 0 0 5
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 0 2 1 0 5
IPEX TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
NORMA U.S. HOLDING LLC 1 1 1 1 1 5
VERITAS AG 1 0 0 3 1 5



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