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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 414, Material or Article Handling

( 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 57 67 66 53 80 323
BROOKS AUTOMATION INC. 5 9 11 18 19 62
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 4 11 8 7 11 41
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 11 11 6 3 5 36
DAIFUKU CO., LTD. 2 2 4 5 5 18
T & T ENGINEERING SERVICES, INC. 1 3 4 5 4 17
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 1 2 3 1 7 14
DEERE + COMPANY 4 1 1 3 4 13
BOEING COMPANY 4 1 1 4 2 12
CATERPILLAR INC. 2 2 0 0 7 11
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 1 3 0 2 5 11
TDK CORPORATION 4 3 2 2 0 11
CNH AMERICA LLC 1 2 1 4 2 10
HIRATA CORPORATION 0 3 2 3 1 9
KUBOTA CORPORATION 2 2 1 2 2 9
MILLER INDUSTRIES TOWING EQUIPMENT, INC. 0 2 1 5 1 9
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 2 3 3 8
KOMATSU LTD. 2 3 2 0 1 8
MURATEC AUTOMATION CO., LTD. 6 1 1 0 0 8
NATIONAL-OILWELL VARCO, L.P. 1 0 2 2 3 8
PAUL WURTH S.A. 0 1 3 2 2 8
AIR CURE, INC. 1 2 1 1 2 7
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 4 1 1 1 7
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 0 0 3 1 3 7
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 1 0 2 3 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 1 2 3 1 7
JUSUNG ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 3 1 1 2 0 7
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 1 0 3 7
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 4 0 0 0 7
NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 3 7
RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 2 7
XEROX CORPORATION 2 0 3 1 1 7
BEC COMPANIES, INC. 2 2 1 0 1 6
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 2 6
JERVIS B. WEBB COMPANY 1 2 2 1 0 6
KRONES AG 1 0 1 2 2 6
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 3 0 6
PANASONIC CORPORATION 4 0 1 0 1 6
SA RECYCLING LLC 1 0 0 1 4 6
ULVAC, INC. 2 2 0 2 0 6
CANRIG DRILLING TECHNOLOGY LTD. 1 2 1 1 0 5
CLARK EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
DAIHEN CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
DYNAMIC MICRO SYSTEMS, SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT GMBH 0 0 2 0 3 5
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 0 1 0 1 5
HEIL CO. 0 1 0 2 2 5
KOBELCO CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 1 2 0 2 0 5
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 3 0 2 0 0 5
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 2 0 1 1 1 5
WESTENDORF MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
YUYAMA MFG. CO., LTD. 3 2 0 0 0 5



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