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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 368, Horology: Time Measuring Systems or Devices

( 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 25 37 34 26 32 154
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 10 20 17 10 20 77
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 15 5 7 22 14 63
MONTRES BREGUET S.A. 8 6 2 5 28 49
ETA SA MANUFACTURE HORLOGERE SUISSE 13 8 5 8 9 43
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 4 5 6 11 15 41
ROLEX S.A. 1 1 5 4 7 18
NIKE, INC. 1 5 5 4 2 17
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 0 6 2 4 1 13
LVMH SWISS MANUFACTURES SA 0 3 4 4 2 13
OMEGA SA 0 4 4 2 3 13
NIVAROX-FAR S.A. 0 1 0 3 7 11
RICHEMONT INTERNATIONAL SA 6 2 1 1 1 11
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 1 1 5 1 9
THE SWATCH GROUP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LTD 1 2 3 2 1 9
BLANCPAIN S.A. 0 2 2 1 3 8
COMPLITIME S.A. 0 0 2 2 3 7
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 1 2 1 1 7
THE SWATCH GROUP MANAGEMENT SERVICES AG 2 2 0 3 0 7
VAUCHER MANUFACTURE FLEURIER S.A. 2 3 1 1 0 7
FRANCK MULLER WATCH LAND SA 3 3 0 0 0 6
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 1 2 0 1 6
TIMEX GROUP B.V. 2 2 0 2 0 6
COMPAGNIE DES MONTRES LONGINES FRANCILLON S.A. 1 2 0 0 2 5
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
VISION WORKS IP CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 2 5



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