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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 312, Supports: Cabinet Structure

( 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 16 24 31 35 32 138
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 16 12 16 39 32 115
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 4 26 12 14 23 79
KING SLIDE WORKS CO., LTD. 5 9 4 20 13 51
JULIUS BLUM GMBH 3 7 11 9 17 47
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 2 9 6 11 15 43
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 4 5 5 11 10 35
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 2 3 13 15 33
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 3 1 11 13 29
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 3 4 5 6 19
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 6 5 5 16
ACCURIDE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 3 2 4 3 14
MAYTAG CORPORATION 5 5 2 0 0 12
AOPEN INC. 0 7 2 1 0 10
HARN MARKETING SDN BHD 1 4 1 1 1 8
NAN JUEN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 2 2 3 1 0 8
INVENTEC CORPORATION 0 2 0 3 2 7
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 0 6
GRASS GMBH 0 1 3 1 1 6
SPACESAVER CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 0 6
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 0 3 1 0 5
ALFIT AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 2 0 2 1 5
BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 4 5
CAREFUSION 303 INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
CENTRAL INDUSTRIAL SUPPLY COMPANY, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
KNAPE & VOGT MANUFACTURING CO. 2 0 0 3 0 5
LIEBHERR-HAUSGERATE OCHSENHAUSEN GMBH 1 1 2 0 1 5
REV-A-SHELF COMPANY LLC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
RITTAL GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 3 1 0 5
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 0 5
STEELCASE INC. 1 1 0 3 0 5
TARGET BRANDS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5



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