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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 384, Bearings

( 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
NTN CORPORATION 46 49 68 49 56 268
JTEKT CORPORATION 20 27 30 29 34 140
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 22 49 38 109
AKTIEBOLAGET SKF 5 5 10 20 48 88
NSK LTD. 10 12 11 7 25 65
SCHAEFFLER KG 15 31 6 0 1 53
NIPPON THOMPSON CO., LTD. 12 6 7 11 8 44
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 4 4 8 7 20 43
THK CO., LTD. 5 9 7 6 5 32
DAIDO METAL COMPANY 1 0 7 11 11 30
U.S. SYNTHETIC CORPORATION 1 3 4 4 15 27
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 7 3 4 6 5 25
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 9 3 3 4 1 20
HIWIN TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 8 4 3 1 3 19
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 3 3 6 3 17
PANASONIC CORPORATION 8 8 0 0 0 16
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 1 5 2 5 16
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 4 0 3 3 5 15
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 1 1 2 0 11 15
NIDEC CORPORATION 3 1 4 4 2 14
TIMKEN COMPANY 4 1 1 5 3 14
OILES CORPORATION 0 4 2 1 6 13
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 1 1 7 0 4 13
ROLLER BEARING COMPANY OF AMERICA, INC. 1 3 2 0 6 12
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 6 5 12
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 3 5 1 2 11
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 0 3 3 4 11
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 3 1 3 1 3 11
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 1 0 2 6 10
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 2 5 2 10
TAIHO KOGYO CO., LTD. 2 0 0 4 4 10
FIRST DOME CORP. 0 0 0 6 3 9
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 2 1 0 4 2 9
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 0 3 3 2 9
AMSTED RAIL COMPANY, INC. 0 1 2 4 1 8
DRESSER-RAND COMPANY 0 0 2 3 3 8
MAHLE INTERNATIONAL GMBH 0 0 2 3 3 8
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS JAPAN ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 5 8
FEDERAL-MOGUL WIESBADEN GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 3 4 7
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 1 1 3 1 7
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 2 4 1 7
BALDOR ELECTRIC COMPANY, INC. 0 3 1 2 0 6
KOMATSU LTD. 3 2 1 0 0 6
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. 3 0 2 1 0 6
ALPHANA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 2 0 2 0 5
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
CHIEFTECH PRECISION CO., LTD. 0 0 1 1 3 5
FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 4 1 0 0 0 5
HITACHI, LTD 1 0 1 0 3 5
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 0 1 3 1 5
KOYO BEARINGS USA LLC 1 0 1 2 1 5
NEWCERA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
OME TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 1 2 0 0 5
PACIFIC BEARING CO. 0 2 1 1 1 5



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