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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 429, Chemistry: Electrical Current Producing Apparatus, Product, and Process

( 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
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 83 182 210 162 264 901
PANASONIC CORPORATION 78 124 105 143 91 541
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 37 107 94 81 141 460
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 31 57 70 165 136 459
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 50 86 61 81 56 334
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 28 46 66 64 91 295
SONY CORPORATION 28 72 42 54 47 243
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 32 44 43 60 46 225
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 23 29 28 31 40 151
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 21 33 27 34 35 150
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 25 28 29 32 35 149
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 16 21 16 19 9 81
GILLETTE COMPANY 18 12 17 20 5 72
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 9 12 13 18 13 65
HITACHI, LTD 8 15 9 16 13 61
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 12 16 19 4 8 59
UTC POWER CORPORATION 9 10 17 15 8 59
BLOOM ENERGY CORPORATION 5 10 14 15 13 57
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 4 12 5 10 20 51
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 5 3 26 12 48
DAIMLER AG 6 6 8 15 11 46
NEC CORPORATION 8 10 8 9 10 45
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 6 4 18 15 43
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 13 9 6 4 42
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 6 6 12 10 42
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 2 12 7 13 7 41
MEDTRONIC INC. 6 18 8 4 4 40
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 1 4 9 23 39
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 5 11 10 7 5 38
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 8 10 8 5 34
A123SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 9 11 9 33
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 4 6 5 6 11 32
TDK CORPORATION 0 9 2 10 11 32
UBE INDUSTRIES LTD. 6 9 4 4 9 32
QUALLION, LLC 11 4 8 2 5 30
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 3 5 7 8 7 30
FUELCELL ENERGY, INC. 2 4 12 3 8 29
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 1 4 6 6 11 28
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 3 3 8 2 11 27
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 2 1 9 4 9 25
GREATBATCH LTD. 5 9 3 6 1 24
GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 5 10 9 24
POLYPLUS BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 2 7 3 6 6 24
SOCIETE BIC S.A. 0 3 2 9 10 24
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 4 5 6 6 2 23
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 3 2 8 6 22
PANASONIC EV ENERGY CO., LTD. 0 4 7 8 3 22
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 3 5 4 8 22
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 1 5 0 6 9 21
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 3 0 2 7 9 21
IDATECH LLC 2 6 7 3 3 21
HITACHI VEHICLE ENERGY, LTD. 0 1 9 2 8 20
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 1 2 3 6 8 20
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 3 1 3 5 7 19
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. 8 5 3 0 3 19
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 3 5 4 6 19
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 4 3 3 6 3 19
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 8 8 18
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 0 1 4 6 6 17
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 2 1 5 5 4 17
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 0 7 2 5 2 16
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 9 4 2 1 0 16
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 5 4 3 4 16
NANOTEK INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 3 2 7 4 16
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 2 4 0 5 5 16
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 1 1 9 3 15
GS YUASA CORPORATION 5 6 4 0 0 15
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 3 1 7 3 15
PROTONEX TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 2 3 4 4 15
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 1 4 3 6 1 15
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 4 5 3 1 2 15
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 0 4 4 4 2 14
INTELLIGENT ENERGY LIMITED 1 1 2 6 4 14
KYOCERA CORPORATION 2 1 2 2 7 14
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 1 3 7 2 1 14
TOTO, LTD. 1 2 0 2 9 14
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 3 3 4 2 2 14
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 4 2 2 5 14
DENSO CORPORATION 3 3 1 4 2 13
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 11 2 0 0 0 13
SAFT-SOCIETE DES ACCUMULATEURS FIXES ET DE TRACTION 1 4 4 3 1 13
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 2 6 2 1 13
SION POWER CORPORATION 1 4 2 3 3 13
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 0 8 1 0 4 13
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 4 3 3 1 13
BASF FUEL CELL GMBH 1 4 3 3 1 12
CORNING INCORPORATED 3 3 2 3 1 12
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 4 2 1 1 4 12
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 4 1 4 2 1 12
HYDRO-QUEBEC 0 1 8 1 2 12
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 4 2 3 3 12
JOHNSON CONTROLS- SAFT ADVANCED POWER SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 2 2 8 12
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO 1 2 4 0 5 12
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 7 3 2 0 12
POWERGENIX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 4 4 1 2 12
ULTRACELL CORPORATION 2 6 4 0 0 12
UMICORE AG & CO. KG 0 1 4 3 4 12
ADAPTIVE MATERIALS, INC. 1 4 2 2 2 11
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 4 0 2 1 11
FUJITSU LIMITED 3 2 2 2 2 11
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 0 1 2 5 3 11
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 2 2 0 1 6 11
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 5 5 11
VERSA POWER SYSTEMS, LTD. 2 1 3 5 0 11
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 0 2 2 5 2 11
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 3 4 2 0 1 10
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 5 2 10
DEEYA ENERGY, INC. 0 1 2 3 4 10
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 7 0 10
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 4 3 1 10
KURARAY CO., LTD. 0 2 1 5 2 10
PRIMUS POWER CORPORATION 0 0 1 6 3 10
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 1 0 1 0 8 10
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 1 5 1 2 1 10
TOKUYAMA CORPORATION 0 1 3 3 3 10
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 0 4 2 1 3 10
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY 1 2 1 3 2 9
ENERDEL, INC. 1 2 2 2 2 9
HITACHI MAXELL ENERGY, LTD. 0 0 5 4 0 9
INFINITE POWER SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 2 5 9
KABUSHIKIKAISHA EQUOS RESEARCH CO., LTD. 0 4 1 3 1 9
MITSUBISHI PENCIL CO., LTD. 2 4 2 1 0 9
NAN YA PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD CORPORATION 6 2 0 1 0 9
NOK CORPORATION 1 4 0 3 1 9
PLUG POWER INC. 3 2 3 1 0 9
ROVCAL, INC. 1 6 2 0 0 9
SB LIMOTIVE CO., LTD. 0 0 1 8 0 9
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 0 4 2 1 2 9
BLACK & DECKER INC. 2 3 1 1 1 8
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 1 2 1 2 2 8
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 0 0 5 3 8
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2 0 2 4 0 8
GLOBAL ENERGY SCIENCE, LLC (CALIFORNIA) 0 0 3 4 1 8
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 1 2 2 2 8
JAPAN ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY 0 1 1 5 1 8
MAKITA CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 3 8
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 2 0 2 8
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2 2 1 2 1 8
NEC ENERGY DEVICES, LTD. 0 0 2 0 6 8
NUVERA FUEL CELLS EUROPE S.R.L. 1 2 3 0 2 8
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 1 4 0 8
SUMITOMO METAL MINING COMPANY LIMITED 1 2 0 3 2 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 1 2 2 3 8
YOUNG GREEN ENERGY CO. 0 0 2 4 2 8
ZEON CORPORATION 0 1 1 4 2 8
AEROVIRONMENT INC. 5 0 0 1 1 7
APPLE, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 7
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 2 7
BATSCAP 0 1 2 0 4 7
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 1 1 4 0 1 7
CLEAREDGE POWER, INC. 0 0 2 5 0 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 0 7 7
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 1 3 3 7
ELRING KLINGER AG 1 6 0 0 0 7
ENVIA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH 2 0 1 2 2 7
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 0 2 3 2 0 7
KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 1 2 3 1 7
LILLIPUTIAN SYSTEMS INC. 1 1 3 2 0 7
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 3 0 0 1 3 7
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 0 4 0 7
NANOSYS, INC. 0 1 3 1 2 7
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 2 3 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 1 1 2 3 7
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 3 1 1 2 7
SHIN KOBE ELECTRIC MACHINERY CO., LTD. 3 3 0 0 1 7
SOLVAY SOLEXIS S.P.A. 0 2 1 2 2 7
TOPSOE FUEL CELL A/S 0 1 0 4 2 7
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 3 3 0 1 0 7
VB AUTOBATTERIE GMBH & CO. KGAA 2 1 2 2 0 7
YAZAKI CORP. 1 0 1 0 5 7
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 1 0 1 6
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
BATHIUM CANADA INC. 1 0 2 0 3 6
BDF IP HOLDINGS LTD. 3 0 3 0 0 6
BOSTON-POWER, INC. 0 3 3 0 0 6
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 0 6
CERAMATEC, INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION 1 0 2 2 1 6
DEGUSSA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 4 1 0 0 6
ENOVIX CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 3 6
GINER ELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS LLC 1 1 3 0 1 6
IDEMITSU KOSAN COMPANY LIMITED 1 0 3 1 1 6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 0 0 0 4 2 6
MITSUI MINING + SMELTING CO., LTD. 0 3 2 1 0 6
MODINE MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 1 2 2 1 6
MTI MICROFUEL CELLS, INC. 3 1 1 1 0 6
NEXTECH MATERIALS, LTD. 2 2 1 1 0 6
NILAR INTERNATIONAL AB 0 2 1 1 2 6
NIPPON CHEMICAL INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 2 1 1 2 0 6
REINZ-DICHTUNGS-GMBH CO. KG. 0 3 1 2 0 6
RELION, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
RENAULT S.A.S. 1 2 1 2 0 6
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 2 1 1 2 0 6
SEIMI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 3 2 1 0 0 6
TECHNOLOGY FINANCE CORPORATION (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED 1 4 1 0 0 6
TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY FUTURE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT L.P. 2 1 1 2 0 6
TORAY BATTERY SEPARATOR FILM CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 0 3 2 6
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
ADVANCED LITHIUM ELECTROCHEMISTRY CO., LTD. 0 2 2 1 0 5
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 0 1 2 0 2 5
BREN-TRONICS BATTERIES INTERNATIONAL, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 5 5
CELGARD INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
CERAMIC FUEL CELLS LIMITED 1 2 2 0 0 5
COBASYS, LLC 0 2 0 2 1 5
CYMBET CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 1 5
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET 0 1 1 2 1 5
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 2 2 0 1 5
EAGLE-PICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 0 1 3 5
FARASIS ENERGY, INC. 0 0 2 0 3 5
FDK ENERGY CO., LTD. 0 1 1 1 2 5
FREUDENBERG-NOK GENERAL PARTNERSHIP 1 3 1 0 0 5
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
GAS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE 0 2 1 0 2 5
GORE ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA 0 0 2 1 2 5
HEXIS AG 1 1 0 0 3 5
HYTEON INC. 3 0 0 2 0 5
INI POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
JADOO POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
JOHNSON CONTROLS AUTOBATTERIE GMBH & CO. KGAA 0 0 0 1 4 5
JOHNSON MATTHEY FUEL CELLS LIMITED 0 0 0 2 3 5
JSR CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
KUREHA KAGAKU KOGYO K.K. 0 4 0 0 1 5
MICROCELL CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 0 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 0 3 0 1 1 5
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 1 2 1 0 1 5
PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT 0 2 1 1 1 5
PROTON ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
QUANTUMSPHERE, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
SANDIA CORPORATION 0 2 1 0 2 5
SHELL OIL COMPANY 0 1 1 1 2 5
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 0 1 4 0 5
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
TEIJIN LIMITED 0 1 2 0 2 5
TEXACO INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
TORAY TONEN SPECIALTY SEPARATOR GODO KAISHA 0 0 4 1 0 5
TOSHIBA BATTERY CO., LTD. 1 3 1 0 0 5



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