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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 318, Electricity: Motive Power Systems

( 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 29 29 41 34 23 156
DENSO CORPORATION 15 30 35 28 45 153
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 25 33 33 21 15 127
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 15 19 18 24 45 121
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 15 28 26 20 17 106
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 14 11 15 14 12 66
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 9 13 15 10 12 59
PANASONIC CORPORATION 19 4 6 13 16 58
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 9 4 7 14 22 56
HITACHI, LTD 18 12 10 6 7 53
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 10 17 9 10 5 51
JTEKT CORPORATION 7 8 12 8 16 51
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 4 11 18 11 7 51
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 8 16 5 9 11 49
FANUC LTD. 13 23 5 2 0 43
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 10 9 14 7 3 43
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 5 3 13 9 13 43
ROHM CO., LTD. 12 6 10 9 5 42
FANUC CORPORATION 0 1 4 8 27 40
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 4 7 7 9 10 37
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 6 15 7 6 3 37
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 6 5 9 7 9 36
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 6 10 7 8 35
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 10 10 7 3 3 33
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 4 2 13 9 2 30
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 1 9 10 7 2 29
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 0 2 8 5 14 29
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 12 4 1 4 26
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 6 7 5 7 1 26
CATERPILLAR INC. 7 4 4 5 5 25
DEERE + COMPANY 0 0 0 9 13 22
NIDEC MOTOR CORPORATION 0 4 5 8 5 22
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 4 3 5 8 22
DYSON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 2 0 0 9 10 21
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 4 5 3 3 6 21
ABB OY 5 2 3 8 2 20
ASMO CO., LTD. 2 4 5 6 2 19
EBM-PAPST ST. GEORGEN GMBH & CO. - KG 2 7 3 5 2 19
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 1 5 6 4 3 19
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 6 3 4 3 3 19
MAKITA CORPORATION 0 1 7 4 6 18
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 2 3 8 3 18
VALEO EQUIPEMENTS ELECTRIQUES MOTEUR 1 9 5 2 1 18
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 3 2 2 4 17
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 2 1 1 4 9 17
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 0 1 6 5 4 16
FOXNUM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 14 2 0 0 16
INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION 5 5 3 1 2 16
BOEING COMPANY 4 1 2 4 4 15
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 3 2 3 5 2 15
EATON CORPORATION 1 3 3 7 1 15
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 4 2 3 3 3 15
SOMFY 4 4 2 1 4 15
HITACHI INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 4 1 2 6 1 14
KONE CORPORATION 1 1 3 5 4 14
OMRON CORPORATION 2 3 5 1 3 14
REGAL BELOIT AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 2 12 14
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 0 3 2 4 4 13
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 1 3 3 3 13
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 2 1 7 12
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 0 1 3 7 12
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 4 2 3 2 1 12
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 1 4 1 1 11
ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 3 4 2 2 11
BLACK & DECKER INC. 4 3 0 4 0 11
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 1 2 2 4 11
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 4 4 3 11
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 2 3 1 4 1 11
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 5 2 1 1 2 11
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 2 0 5 3 11
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG 5 1 2 2 0 10
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 0 1 2 7 10
IROBOT CORPORATION 1 0 2 4 3 10
LSIS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 8 10
MECHOSHADE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 3 3 10
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 3 2 1 3 10
OMRON AUTOMOTIVE ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 7 10
ON SEMICONDUCTOR TRADING LTD. 0 0 0 9 1 10
SCHNEIDER TOSHIBA INVERTER EUROPE SAS 2 1 2 2 3 10
SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 1 1 4 3 1 10
YAZAKI CORP. 4 1 1 4 0 10
BAUMULLER NURNBERG GMBH 0 3 1 5 0 9
GRASS GMBH 3 5 1 0 0 9
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 4 0 2 1 2 9
OKUMA CORP. 2 3 1 3 0 9
SNTECH, INC. 0 3 3 3 0 9
THK CO., LTD. 0 2 3 2 2 9
ZHONGSHAN BROAD-OCEAN MOTOR CO., LTD. 2 3 2 1 1 9
EMERSON CLIMATE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 6 1 8
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 0 2 4 0 8
JOHNSON ELECTRIC S.A. 0 0 1 4 3 8
LINAK A/S 1 3 1 3 0 8
MITSUBA CORPORATION 3 3 1 0 1 8
NSK LTD. 2 1 1 1 3 8
SANYO SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 2 2 4 0 8
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 2 1 4 8
TOYODA JIDOSHOKKI SEISAKUSHO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 0 4 3 8
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT, HALLSTADT 0 0 1 3 3 7
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 2 1 0 2 2 7
HOMERUN HOLDINGS CORP. 0 0 2 2 3 7
JULIUS BLUM GMBH 1 3 1 1 1 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 1 3 2 0 7
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 4 1 2 7
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 3 7
SIMPLEHUMAN LLC 2 0 0 1 4 7
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD. 2 1 1 0 3 7
VALEO SYSTEMES DE CONTROLE MOTEUR 0 0 0 5 2 7
AKTIEBOLAGET SKF 0 1 0 1 4 6
AMTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 0 0 3 1 2 6
BOSE CORPORATION 0 2 0 1 3 6
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 2 0 2 2 0 6
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
FUJI ELECTRIC SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 1 4 0 1 0 6
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 1 2 2 0 1 6
MEIDENSHA CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. 2 2 0 0 2 6
PRINCETON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 2 1 2 0 6
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION 0 4 1 0 1 6
RBC MANUFACTURING CORPORATION 0 1 3 2 0 6
REGAL BELOIT EPC INC. 0 4 1 1 0 6
RENAULT S.A.S. 1 1 3 0 1 6
SANDEN CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 3 6
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 1 2 0 0 6
SEW-EURODRIVE GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 1 2 2 6
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 1 1 0 4 6
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
TRW LIMITED 0 2 2 0 2 6
WHIRLPOOL S.A. 1 0 0 1 4 6
ALSTOM TRANSPORT SA 1 2 1 1 0 5
ANDREAS STIHL AG & CO KG 1 0 0 1 3 5
ASM ASSEMBLY AUTOMATION LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
CRESTRON ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 1 1 1 2 0 5
FUTABA CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 2 5
HARMONIC DRIVE SYSTEMS INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 0 1 1 0 3 5
HIWIN MIKROSYSTEM CORP. 2 1 1 1 0 5
HUNTER DOUGLAS, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5
LIONTECH TRAINS LLC 0 3 1 1 0 5
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 0 1 2 1 1 5
NIKON CORPORATION 1 0 1 0 3 5
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 1 5
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 1 1 1 1 1 5
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
SWITCHED RELUCTANCE DRIVES LTD. 2 3 0 0 0 5
SYSTEM-GENERAL CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
THE POWERWISE GROUP, INC. 0 0 1 0 4 5
TOSHIBA MITSUBISHI-ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 0 0 3 1 5
WOODWARD HRT, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
YALE SECURITY INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5



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