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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 292, Closure Fasteners

( 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 26 27 26 36 37 152
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 10 7 11 12 44
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 5 1 5 10 6 27
KIEKERT AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 3 1 5 11 23
I-TEK METAL MFG., CO., LTD. 1 5 5 9 2 22
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 5 3 4 7 1 20
SOUTHCO INC. 9 2 2 3 2 18
MITSUI KINZOKU ACT CORPORATION 0 3 4 2 8 17
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 1 3 7 4 16
VISION INDUSTRIES GROUP, INC. 2 1 2 4 6 15
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 0 3 3 6 14
MAGNA CLOSURES INC. 2 1 4 3 3 13
HUF HULSBECK & FURST GMBH & CO KG 2 1 2 5 2 12
MITSUI MINING + SMELTING CO., LTD. 7 2 1 2 0 12
HANCHETT ENTRY SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 2 4 2 11
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 1 2 2 4 10
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 1 2 1 3 10
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 0 6 1 0 10
TERAHOP NETWORKS, INC. 5 5 0 0 0 10
INTEVA PRODUCTS LLC 0 0 1 3 5 9
ALPHA CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 2 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 3 1 1 0 6
MILGARD MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 6
PIOLAX, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
QUANTA COMPUTER INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
TONG LUNG METAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 0 2 1 1 6
TRI/MARK CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 6
ADAMS RITE MANUFACTURING CO. 0 0 2 3 0 5
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 2 2 5
ASSA ABLOY NEW ZEALAND LIMITED 0 1 1 2 1 5
HONDA LOCK MFG. CO., LTD. 1 1 0 1 2 5
INVENTEC CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 0 5
NEWELL OPERATING COMPANY 0 2 2 1 0 5
SARGENT MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 3 0 1 0 5
SHIROKI CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
THASE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD. 1 1 2 1 0 5
TRUTH HARDWARE CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 1 5
VALEO S.P.A. 0 0 0 0 5 5
VON DUPRIN LLC 2 0 2 1 0 5



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