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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 296, Land Vehicles: Bodies and Tops

( 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 106 85 99 104 105 499
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 71 58 78 82 92 381
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 55 36 58 77 73 299
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 45 28 39 41 60 213
PORSCHE AG 22 31 36 20 18 127
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 30 12 32 23 17 114
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 16 16 20 22 25 99
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 7 13 11 15 40 86
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 9 18 28 20 76
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 9 13 20 15 67
WILHELM KARMANN GMBH 42 13 4 2 0 61
SUZUKI MOTOR CORPORATION 8 1 15 13 19 56
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 11 7 9 11 13 51
WEBASTO AG 24 14 5 5 2 50
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 14 11 2 5 12 44
TOYOTA BOSHOKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 8 17 7 6 44
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 4 21 7 10 43
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 4 9 6 12 8 39
MAGNA CAR TOP SYSTEMS GMBH 7 12 8 9 2 38
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 12 3 3 4 13 35
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 15 8 4 2 3 32
YACHIYO INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 4 7 11 3 7 32
INALFA ROOF SYSTEMS GROUP BV 4 4 5 7 9 29
KOMATSU LTD. 8 6 7 4 2 27
DAIMLER AG 3 6 5 5 4 23
RENAULT S.A.S. 3 6 4 3 6 22
TOYOTA SHATAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 7 8 3 2 21
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 0 0 10 10 20
WABASH NATIONAL, L.P. 3 4 4 3 5 19
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 11 5 2 1 0 19
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 5 2 1 2 8 18
FAURECIA INNENRAUM SYSTEME GMBH 3 4 2 2 6 17
KUBOTA CORPORATION 5 2 3 4 3 17
TS TECH CO., LTD. 2 3 6 5 1 17
COMPAGNIE PLASTIC OMNIUM, S.A. 5 3 3 2 3 16
KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 2 1 4 6 3 16
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY L.L.C. 7 2 4 1 1 15
NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTER NORTH AMERICA, INC. 15 0 0 0 0 15
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 4 1 2 7 14
FERRARI, S.P.A. 1 2 3 7 1 14
VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 1 1 1 8 14
AGRI-COVER, INC. 1 2 3 5 2 13
BENTELER AUTOMOBILTECHNIK GMBH 1 0 4 4 4 13
AERO INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 4 3 3 12
FAURECIA INTERIEUR INDUSTRIE 0 3 3 2 4 12
FAURECIA INTERIOR SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 2 4 3 12
ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED 0 6 6 0 0 12
SPECIALTY VEHICLE ACQUISITION CORP. 4 2 0 0 6 12
TRANSTEX COMPOSITES INC. 1 7 1 1 1 11
WEBASTO SE 0 0 1 2 8 11
HONDA ACCESS CORP. 4 1 0 1 4 10
MACNEIL IP LLC 1 0 3 1 5 10
PACCAR INC. 1 1 2 1 5 10
SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG 4 1 0 4 1 10
ZEPHYROS, INC. 2 2 1 3 2 10
AUDI AG 0 1 2 1 5 9
BOS GMBH & CO. KG 1 4 1 0 3 9
DURA AUTOMOTIVE BODY & GLASS SYSTEMS GMBH 1 0 2 5 1 9
FAURECIA BLOC AVANT 0 1 4 2 2 9
FERNO-WASHINGTON INC. 0 1 2 5 1 9
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 6 1 2 0 0 9
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 4 2 0 1 9
NIFCO INC. 2 0 3 1 3 9
VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT HOLDING SWEDEN AB 3 4 1 1 0 9
89908, INC. 5 2 1 0 0 8
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI 3 1 0 1 3 8
CNH AMERICA LLC 4 1 1 2 0 8
GESTAMP HARDTECH AB 1 2 1 2 2 8
INTIER AUTOMOTIVE INC. 4 3 1 0 0 8
MAGNA CLOSURES INC. 3 4 1 0 0 8
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 1 1 1 2 8
BAE INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 7
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG 2 3 1 1 0 7
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 1 0 4 7
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 4 7
KANTO AUTO WORKS, LTD. 4 3 0 0 0 7
NIHON PLAST CO., LTD. 1 0 2 2 2 7
NISHIKAWA RUBBER CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 3 7
POLARIS INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 2 1 2 1 7
ROLL-RITE, LLC 1 2 1 3 0 7
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 1 1 1 7
BAE SYSTEMS SURVIVABILITY SYSTEMS, LLC 1 3 2 0 0 6
BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC. 0 1 2 1 2 6
CYC ENGINEERING, INC. 0 1 0 3 2 6
DEERE + COMPANY 0 1 2 2 1 6
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERIORS GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 1 2 1 6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 2 3 1 0 0 6
KIA MOTORS CORPORATION 1 2 0 0 3 6
KYOWA SANGYO CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 1 6
LIPPERT COMPONENTS MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
MAC TRAILER MANUFACTURING, INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
PLASAN SASA LTD., 1 1 1 2 1 6
ROOF SYSTEMS GERMANY GMBH 0 0 0 3 3 6
RUGGED LINER, INC. 1 1 2 2 0 6
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 0 1 2 2 1 6
SHIROKI CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 2 6
TRUXEDO, INC. 1 1 2 0 2 6
ADAPTIVE AERODYNAMIC, LLC 3 0 1 1 0 5
ADVANCED TRANSIT DYNAMICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
EDSCHA CABRIO-DACHSYSTEME GMBH 1 2 2 0 0 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 1 4 0 5
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS GROUP NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
IRVIN AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
THYSSENKRUPP STEEL EUROPE AG 1 0 1 0 3 5
VANGUARD NATIONAL TRAILER CORP. 3 0 0 0 2 5
VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB 1 2 1 1 0 5



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