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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 422, Chemical Apparatus and Process Disinfecting, Deodorizing, Preserving, or Sterilizing

( 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 36 85 86 108 96 411
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 8 23 27 28 34 120
UOP 13 28 29 31 11 112
SYSMEX CORPORATION 2 8 22 20 11 63
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 3 13 17 16 11 60
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 9 7 14 13 13 56
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 4 10 7 13 13 47
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 8 12 9 11 6 46
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 6 9 13 10 41
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 3 7 7 10 12 39
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 0 6 7 15 10 38
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 7 9 5 9 7 37
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 7 11 5 5 9 37
PANASONIC CORPORATION 6 7 5 9 9 36
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 6 8 9 4 7 34
AMERICAN STERILIZER COMPANY 7 6 11 3 6 33
BECKMAN COULTER, INC. 7 7 6 6 5 31
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 3 8 12 6 30
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 7 11 4 3 4 29
ARKRAY, INC. 0 8 4 9 7 28
HITACHI, LTD 2 12 6 8 0 28
LEICA BIOSYSTEMS NUSSLOCH GMBH 3 2 4 6 11 26
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 5 6 7 3 4 25
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 3 5 3 8 23
FLUIDIGM CORPORATION 1 5 5 4 7 22
EMITEC GESELLSCHAFT FUR EMISSIONSTECHNOLOGIE MBH 4 3 5 4 5 21
ETHICON, INC. 5 9 1 2 4 21
GEN-PROBE INCORPORATED 1 5 7 6 2 21
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 2 4 6 5 4 21
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 1 6 1 5 7 20
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 1 7 5 2 20
APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS, LLC. 5 3 3 5 4 20
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 5 6 4 4 20
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 1 4 5 5 5 20
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 2 6 5 2 4 19
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 2 7 7 1 2 19
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 4 2 5 1 7 19
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 1 6 6 5 18
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 2 4 6 6 18
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 3 2 3 4 6 18
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 1 2 3 6 5 17
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. 1 6 5 5 0 17
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 6 3 4 3 0 16
EPPENDORF AG 4 3 1 4 4 16
ORTHO CLINICAL DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 2 3 3 6 1 15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 0 4 2 8 14
MILLIPORE CORPORATION 3 4 6 1 0 14
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 0 1 3 7 3 14
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 4 2 3 5 14
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 3 6 1 3 1 14
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 0 2 3 8 14
VELOCYS, INC. 1 4 4 2 3 14
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 4 5 1 1 2 13
BASF CORPORATION 0 1 7 4 1 13
CALIPER LIFE SCIENCES, INC. 2 4 2 2 3 13
CYTYC CORPORATION 3 4 3 2 1 13
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 5 3 3 1 13
INTEL CORPORATION 0 5 4 2 2 13
METHANOL CASALE, S.A. 0 7 3 0 3 13
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 0 9 2 1 1 13
SHIMADZU CORPORATION 1 0 4 4 4 13
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 0 1 6 1 5 13
STERIS INC. 1 3 3 5 1 13
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 0 5 4 2 12
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 1 3 4 1 3 12
GENO LLC 2 0 4 4 2 12
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 5 1 1 2 12
HANDYLAB, INC. 0 3 1 6 2 12
HRD CORP. 0 0 3 5 4 12
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 3 4 4 1 0 12
SANDIA CORPORATION 3 2 1 3 3 12
UNIVERSAL BIO RESEARCH CO., LTD. 0 1 4 2 5 12
BAXTER INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 4 2 0 5 11
BIO-RAD LABORATORIES, INC. 6 1 2 0 2 11
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 1 3 0 4 3 11
ECOLAB INC. 4 3 1 2 1 11
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 3 3 4 1 11
SHARPER IMAGE ACQUISITION LLC 3 4 4 0 0 11
UNIFRAX I LLC 0 1 5 2 3 11
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 1 6 1 1 2 11
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 1 5 3 1 0 10
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 5 2 3 0 0 10
GEO2 TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 4 0 0 0 10
HITACHI PLANT TECHNOLOGIES,LTD. 0 5 1 2 2 10
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 2 0 1 4 3 10
KELLOGG BROWN & ROOT LLC 1 3 1 3 2 10
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 3 0 3 2 2 10
RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK 0 1 2 3 4 10
ROCHE MOLECULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 5 2 1 10
ROHM CO., LTD. 0 0 2 1 7 10
SHELL OIL COMPANY 1 1 3 3 2 10
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 3 1 2 3 10
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 2 1 3 3 1 10
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 5 2 9
ADVANCED LIQUID LOGIC, INC. 0 1 3 2 3 9
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 5 3 0 1 9
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM MICROPARTS GMBH 2 4 1 1 1 9
COMPACTGTL PLC 1 3 2 1 2 9
DAKO/AS 0 2 3 3 1 9
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 2 1 2 4 9
EMD MILLIPORE CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 4 9
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 1 4 1 2 9
IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC. 3 1 2 1 2 9
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU PETROLE 4 5 0 0 0 9
LIFE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 1 3 3 9
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 1 3 1 3 9
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 1 2 5 9
PETROLEO BRASILEIRO S.A. PETROBRAS 2 1 2 2 2 9
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 3 3 1 1 9
TECAN TRADING AG 1 1 2 4 1 9
TERUMO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (TERUMO CORPORATION) 1 1 2 1 4 9
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 2 5 1 1 0 9
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 0 2 3 2 1 8
DREXEL UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 4 3 8
ENPLAS CORPORATION 2 5 1 0 0 8
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 1 3 3 1 8
GYROS AB 0 2 3 2 1 8
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 1 2 4 1 0 8
ILLUMINA, INC. 0 0 3 3 2 8
INTEGRA BIOSCIENCES CORP. 0 0 1 2 5 8
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 4 2 1 1 8
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 0 3 3 2 0 8
TETRA LAVAL HOLDINGS & FINANCE S.A. 3 1 1 1 2 8
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 4 8
TOYO SEIKAN KAISHA LIMITED 0 0 1 5 2 8
UHDE GMBH 2 2 1 3 0 8
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 2 1 2 3 8
ABBOTT POINT OF CARE INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 1 2 2 0 2 7
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 2 0 2 2 1 7
BASF SE 0 2 3 0 2 7
BIOMERIEUX, INC. 5 0 0 0 2 7
CEPHEID 1 0 2 2 2 7
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 2 7
FUMAKILLA LIMITED 0 0 2 1 4 7
GAMBRO LUNDIA AB 3 2 0 0 2 7
GRUPO PETROTEMEX, S.A. DE C.V. 0 0 2 3 2 7
HALDOR TOPSOE A/S 1 4 0 0 2 7
IDS COMPANY, LTD 4 2 1 0 0 7
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 0 0 2 3 2 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 3 1 2 0 7
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 2 3 0 0 2 7
MEDTRONIC INC. 0 4 0 2 1 7
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 1 1 2 2 1 7
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 1 1 2 2 1 7
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 2 7
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 1 2 3 1 7
SONY CORPORATION 1 1 0 2 3 7
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED 1 1 1 1 3 7
ALLOSOURCE, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 6
AMERICAN COVERS, INC. 0 3 0 1 2 6
ATRION MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC 1 1 1 2 1 6
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 1 0 3 6
COVARIS, INC. 1 3 1 1 0 6
CYBIO AG 2 2 1 0 1 6
ERRCIVE, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 0 1 3 1 1 6
GE HEALTHCARE BIO-SCIENCES AB 0 2 1 0 3 6
GENEASYS PTY LTD 0 0 0 0 6 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 2 0 2 1 6
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 0 1 3 2 6
INEOS MANUFACTURING BELGIUM NV 0 3 0 2 1 6
INTERCAT EQUIPMENT, INC. 1 2 0 3 0 6
J. EBERSPACHER GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 0 2 2 6
KONICA MINOLTA MEDICAL & GRAPHIC, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 6
LEICA MIKROSYSTEME GMBH 4 1 0 0 1 6
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 0 2 1 3 0 6
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 1 2 0 2 6
NISSAN DIESEL MOTOR CO., LTD. 2 1 1 1 1 6
OPKO DIAGNOSTICS, LLC 0 0 0 2 4 6
PARAH, LLC 0 0 2 2 2 6
RHEONIX, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
THERMO FISHER SCIENTIFIC OY 1 1 0 2 2 6
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 3 0 0 6
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA 0 1 1 0 4 6
ACCURI CYTOMETERS, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
AGAMATRIX, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 0 2 1 2 5
ALERE SWITZERLAND GMBH 0 1 1 1 2 5
AMERICAN BIO MEDICA CORP. 2 1 0 2 0 5
AMMONIA CASALE S.A. 2 0 0 1 2 5
BASF CATALYSTS LLC 3 2 0 0 0 5
BIOPATH AUTOMATION LLC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
CAPITALBIO CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
CARRIER CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 1 5
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 0 0 3 0 2 5
DENSO CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 0 5
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 2 2 0 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 2 2 0 0 1 5
HINO JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HINO MOTORS, LTD.) 0 0 0 2 3 5
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 1 0 4 5
HOFFMANN-LA ROCHE, F., + CO. AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT, MESNE 0 0 2 2 1 5
INFECTION MANAGEMENT, INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
INFOPIA CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
INVERNESS MEDICAL SWITZERLAND GMBH 4 0 0 0 1 5
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY 0 1 0 3 1 5
JOHNSON MATTHEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 1 1 1 0 2 5
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 1 0 2 1 5
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 0 0 1 2 2 5
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
MAN DWE GMBH 1 1 2 0 1 5
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 1 1 2 5
MITSUI ENGINEERING AND SHIPBUILDING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 2 5
NALCO COMPANY 1 1 0 1 2 5
NDK, NIHON DEMPA KOGYO COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 1 2 2 5
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 0 0 2 1 5
PRECISION COMBUSTION, INC. 2 0 0 1 2 5
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 0 0 1 1 5
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS GMBH 3 0 0 1 1 5
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 3 1 1 0 0 5
SAKURA SEIKI CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 3 0 1 5
SHENZHEN MINDRAY BIO-MEDICAL ELECTRONICS CO. LTD. 1 0 2 1 1 5
STERIS CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 5
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 0 0 3 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 0 2 2 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 1 0 2 2 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 0 1 2 0 2 5
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION 1 0 0 2 2 5
VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
XEROX CORPORATION 0 2 0 1 2 5



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