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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 37 34 26 32 28 157
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 20 17 10 20 18 85
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 5 7 22 14 15 63
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 5 6 11 15 25 62
MONTRES BREGUET S.A. 6 2 5 28 15 56
ETA SA MANUFACTURE HORLOGERE SUISSE 8 5 8 9 23 53
ROLEX S.A. 1 5 4 7 8 25
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 6 2 4 1 4 17
NIKE, INC. 5 5 4 2 1 17
OMEGA SA 4 4 2 3 3 16
THE SWATCH GROUP RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT LTD 2 3 2 1 8 16
LVMH SWISS MANUFACTURES SA 3 4 4 2 1 14
NIVAROX-FAR S.A. 1 0 3 7 3 14
BLANCPAIN S.A. 2 2 1 3 3 11
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 1 5 1 0 8
COMPLITIME S.A. 0 2 2 3 0 7
VISION WORKS IP CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 2 7
GLASHUTTER UHRENBETRIEB GMBH 1 0 2 0 3 6
GOOGLE, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
RICHEMONT INTERNATIONAL SA 2 1 1 1 1 6
THE SWATCH GROUP MANAGEMENT SERVICES AG 2 0 3 0 1 6
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 2 1 1 0 5
LANGE UHREN GMBH 1 2 0 1 1 5
PATEK PHILIPPE S.A. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 2 0 1 1 5
SOCIETE ANONYME DE LA MANUFACTURE D'HORLOGERIE AUDEMARS PIGUET & CIE 0 0 0 3 2 5
VAUCHER MANUFACTURE FLEURIER S.A. 3 1 1 0 0 5



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