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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 427, Coating Processes

( 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 42 40 37 40 38 197
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 28 35 33 24 25 145
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 16 19 40 23 16 114
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 22 18 19 18 21 98
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 25 20 24 9 8 86
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 17 17 15 13 10 72
XEROX CORPORATION 8 10 12 18 18 66
ADVANCED CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 20 18 13 9 5 65
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 18 16 15 10 5 64
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 18 8 8 11 18 63
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 12 12 13 11 10 58
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 10 11 10 9 15 55
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 14 14 12 5 8 53
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 7 5 13 10 16 51
ABBOTT CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 2 7 10 6 19 44
BASF SE 8 4 7 9 16 44
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 9 9 5 12 7 42
PANASONIC CORPORATION 8 8 11 9 5 41
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 6 5 7 15 8 41
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 10 2 10 9 9 40
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 9 9 14 0 5 37
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 10 9 9 4 37
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 7 7 4 5 12 35
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 7 6 13 6 34
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 4 7 7 7 9 34
BOEING COMPANY 7 1 7 8 10 33
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 12 5 3 7 6 33
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 4 6 7 8 5 30
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 4 7 9 4 29
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 6 3 5 8 6 28
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 4 5 5 2 10 26
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 9 17 26
CORNING INCORPORATED 6 1 5 11 2 25
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 6 5 4 4 25
DOW CORNING CORPORATION 8 4 4 1 6 23
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 6 3 6 3 5 23
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 2 3 9 6 23
L'AIR LIQUIDE, SOCIETE ANONYME A DIRECTOIRE ET CONSEIL DE SURVEILLANCE POUR L'ETUDE ET L'EXPLOITATION DES PROCEDES GEORGES CLAUDE 1 1 4 10 6 22
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 1 3 7 4 6 21
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 3 3 5 5 5 21
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 3 6 8 2 21
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 3 3 9 1 4 20
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 5 5 1 4 20
NORDSON CORPORATION 2 1 3 7 6 19
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 6 4 2 5 19
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 4 2 6 5 2 19
VALSPAR SOURCING, INC. 1 4 4 5 5 19
ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V. 5 4 2 5 2 18
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 4 4 6 3 1 18
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 5 2 3 2 6 18
SONY CORPORATION 3 2 4 5 4 18
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 2 5 4 6 18
ASM JAPAN K.K. 2 6 4 3 2 17
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 1 6 4 2 4 17
KANSAI PAINT CO., LTD. 6 3 3 3 2 17
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 4 3 5 3 2 17
HOYA CORPORATION 2 4 3 4 3 16
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC 3 2 7 1 3 16
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 3 7 3 0 3 16
ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, L.L.C. 1 2 6 4 3 16
TDK CORPORATION 5 6 3 2 0 16
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3 3 3 3 3 15
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 3 5 1 5 15
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 8 3 0 1 2 14
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 1 3 3 7 14
LG CHEM, LTD. 3 1 2 3 5 14
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS IP CO. LLC 0 0 0 1 12 13
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 2 4 5 2 13
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 3 1 4 3 2 13
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 1 5 4 0 13
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 2 1 3 3 4 13
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 3 2 4 3 1 13
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 1 4 2 3 2 12
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 2 4 2 4 12
ULVAC, INC. 1 2 4 3 2 12
INTEL CORPORATION 4 2 1 3 1 11
NANOSOLAR, INC. 2 1 3 4 1 11
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 3 1 4 0 3 11
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 3 4 2 1 1 11
SCHOTT AG 2 2 2 1 4 11
BASF COATINGS GMBH 0 1 2 4 3 10
CERTAINTEED CORP. 3 2 0 0 5 10
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. 3 4 1 1 1 10
JOHNS MANVILLE 4 3 1 0 2 10
MOLECULAR IMPRINTS, INC. 0 3 1 5 1 10
SANDIA CORPORATION 2 2 1 3 2 10
SECO TOOLS AB 4 3 2 1 0 10
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 1 1 4 2 2 10
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 2 2 2 1 10
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 1 8 10
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 2 4 1 2 10
WD MEDIA (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 1 3 6 10
ASM AMERICA, INC. 1 2 1 2 3 9
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 2 4 1 0 9
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 3 1 1 1 9
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 2 3 0 4 9
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 3 1 1 3 1 9
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 3 0 0 2 4 9
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 3 1 3 1 1 9
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 2 2 1 9
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 1 0 5 2 9
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 4 1 1 2 1 9
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 2 4 0 9
SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD. 2 5 2 0 0 9
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 3 2 3 1 0 9
SOCIETE NATIONALE D'ETUDE ET DE CONSTRUCTION DE MOTEURS D'AVIATION "S.N.E.C.M.A." 3 1 2 0 3 9
SRI INTERNATIONAL 1 2 3 2 1 9
TOKYO OHKA KOGYO CO., LTD. 0 3 2 4 0 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 6 1 1 0 1 9
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 1 1 3 4 0 9
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 3 2 2 0 2 9
AGFA GRAPHICS NV 0 4 3 0 1 8
APPLIED MICROSTRUCTURES, INC. 3 1 3 1 0 8
CHEMETALL GMBH 2 1 3 2 0 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 2 6 8
COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH 2 2 2 1 1 8
ENTHONE INCORPORATED. 1 2 2 1 2 8
FIRST SOLAR, INC. 0 4 1 0 3 8
INNOVATECH, LLC 3 2 2 0 1 8
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 4 1 1 1 1 8
KENNAMETAL INC. 2 0 1 2 3 8
KOREA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND BUSINESS FOUNDATION 0 2 4 2 0 8
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 2 3 1 1 8
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 4 8
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 1 0 3 2 2 8
PILKINGTON GROUP LIMITED 4 1 2 0 1 8
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 4 3 0 1 0 8
SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE 0 3 1 1 3 8
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 3 2 1 8
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION AT UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO 0 0 6 0 2 8
SUPERPOWER, INC. 0 2 4 1 1 8
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 2 1 3 2 0 8
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 2 2 2 1 1 8
YAZAKI CORP. 2 3 0 3 0 8
BLUESTAR SILICONES FRANCE SAS 0 1 3 2 1 7
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 3 0 2 2 0 7
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 1 2 1 1 2 7
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 1 0 2 2 7
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 0 2 4 1 7
GLOBAL OLED TECHNOLOGY LLC 2 3 2 0 0 7
H. C. STARCK, INC. 1 1 0 2 3 7
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 1 0 2 7
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 1 3 0 2 1 7
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 1 1 2 1 2 7
RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK 2 0 2 1 2 7
SNECMA PROPULSION SOLIDE 1 2 1 3 0 7
SURMODICS, INC. 3 1 3 0 0 7
TEL EPION INC. 1 1 2 2 1 7
TOKUYAMA CORPORATION 0 1 2 4 0 7
VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 7
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 4 2 0 1 0 7
WD MEDIA, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 1 2 1 1 1 6
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 1 0 2 3 6
AKZO NOBEL NV 0 0 3 1 2 6
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 1 1 3 1 0 6
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 0 2 3 0 6
BENEQ OY 0 0 0 1 5 6
CANON ANELVA CORPORATION 1 0 3 2 0 6
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 2 3 1 0 0 6
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 1 2 3 6
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 3 2 0 1 0 6
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 0 1 2 3 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 0 3 2 0 6
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 0 2 4 0 0 6
JSR CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 0 6
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 1 3 0 1 1 6
KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 0 3 1 1 6
MESSIER-BUGATTI-DOWTY 0 0 4 2 0 6
NANOCO TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 1 4 0 1 0 6
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 1 1 3 1 0 6
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 1 0 2 1 2 6
PIPE RESTORATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 1 3 1 6
SIKA TECHNOLOGY AG 0 2 2 2 0 6
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 1 1 1 2 6
TESA SE 1 2 0 2 1 6
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 1 2 0 3 0 6
TOTO, LTD. 0 1 3 2 0 6
VEECO ALD INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
WACKER-CHEMIE GMBH 0 2 1 0 3 6
WESTERN DIGITAL (FREMONT), LLC 3 0 1 2 0 6
AIXTRON INC. 0 2 2 0 1 5
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 0 1 2 2 0 5
ASM IP HOLDING B.V. 0 0 0 1 4 5
BASF CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
BIOMET 3I, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
CABOT CORPORATION 1 0 3 1 0 5
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 0 1 2 1 1 5
COVIDIEN LP 0 0 0 1 4 5
DRAKA COMTEQ B.V. 0 1 2 0 2 5
DURR SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 0 2 3 5
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 0 2 1 5
INNOVATIONAL HOLDINGS, LLC 2 2 0 1 0 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 1 0 2 1 5
JFE STEEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS 0 0 2 3 0 5
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 0 0 2 5
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
MTU AERO ENGINES GMBH 0 0 0 0 5 5
NANOSYS, INC. 0 3 0 2 0 5
NATIONAL INSTITUTE FOR MATERIALS SCIENCE 0 1 0 1 3 5
NEDERLANDSE ORGANISATIE VOOR TOEGEPAST-NATUURWETENSCHAPPELIJK ONDERZOEK TNO 1 0 3 0 1 5
PENN STATE RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 2 0 0 3 0 5
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 2 1 0 2 5
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
SOLOPOWER, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
STION CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 3 5
STORA ENSO OYJ 1 1 1 2 0 5
STRATASYS, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 1 0 2 1 1 5
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K. 0 0 2 0 3 5
THE HONG KONG UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY 1 1 0 2 1 5
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 3 0 1 0 1 5
UMICORE AG & CO. KG 1 0 1 2 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 0 2 0 2 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 1 1 1 1 1 5
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 2 3 0 0 5



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