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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 411, Expanded, Threaded, Driven, Headed, Tool-Deformed, or Locked-Threaded Fastener

( 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 34 30 52 43 188
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 19 11 10 11 15 66
NEWFREY LLC 8 4 3 8 10 33
HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 2 5 7 9 27
PROFIL-VERBINDUNGSTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG 2 5 4 9 6 26
BOEING COMPANY 3 4 3 5 3 18
BLACK & DECKER INC. 0 0 0 11 3 14
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 5 2 2 3 2 14
PIOLAX, INC. 3 3 3 2 1 12
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 3 3 4 0 11
A. RAYMOND ET CIE. 1 3 3 2 1 10
ALCOA INC. 0 0 1 4 5 10
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 1 1 5 2 9
BOLLHOFF VERBINDUNGSTECHNIK GMBH 2 2 2 0 1 7
MONOGRAM AEROSPACE FASTENERS, INC. 1 0 0 5 1 7
NIFCO INC. 1 0 0 2 3 6
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 1 0 0 3 2 6
SFS INTEC HOLDING AG 1 3 1 1 0 6
TAIWAN SHAN YIN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 1 1 0 0 4 6
ACUMENT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES LLC 3 1 1 0 0 5
AVDEL UK LIMITED 1 1 0 1 2 5
COBRA FIXATIONS CIE LTEE-COBRA ANCHORS CO., LTD. 1 0 1 2 1 5
EJOT GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 2 2 0 5
FATIGUE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
FLOW-RITE CONTROLS, LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
HANDY & HARMAN 1 1 1 1 1 5
HANWIT PRECISION INDUSTRIES LTD. 0 2 0 2 1 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 0 5
LUDWIG HETTICH & CO. 0 0 2 2 1 5
MAX CO., LTD. 0 0 1 1 3 5
MONADNOCK COMPANY 0 1 3 1 0 5
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 1 0 2 2 5
WHITESELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 4 1 0 5



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