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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 182 210 162 264 415 1233
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 57 70 165 136 174 602
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 107 94 81 141 119 542
PANASONIC CORPORATION 124 105 143 91 72 535
LG CHEM, LTD. 46 66 64 91 123 390
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 86 61 81 56 60 344
SONY CORPORATION 72 42 54 47 73 288
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 44 43 60 46 26 219
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 33 27 34 35 53 182
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 29 28 31 40 37 165
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 28 29 32 35 31 155
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 12 5 10 20 34 81
BLOOM ENERGY CORPORATION 10 14 15 13 23 75
HITACHI, LTD 15 9 16 13 21 74
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 21 16 19 9 6 71
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 4 9 23 29 66
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 12 13 18 13 9 65
GILLETTE COMPANY 12 17 20 5 4 58
DAIMLER AG 6 8 15 11 17 57
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 16 19 4 8 7 54
UTC POWER CORPORATION 10 17 15 8 0 50
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 6 4 18 15 6 49
GS YUASA INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 5 10 9 23 47
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 5 3 26 12 1 47
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 12 7 13 7 5 44
NEC CORPORATION 10 8 9 10 6 43
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 6 6 12 10 8 42
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 11 10 7 5 8 41
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 3 8 2 11 17 41
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 6 5 6 11 13 41
A123SYSTEMS, INC. 3 9 11 9 8 40
MEDTRONIC INC. 18 8 4 4 6 40
TDK CORPORATION 9 2 10 11 8 40
SOCIETE BIC 3 2 9 10 14 38
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 5 7 8 7 10 37
FUELCELL ENERGY, INC. 4 12 3 8 7 34
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 8 10 8 5 3 34
POLYPLUS BATTERY COMPANY 7 3 6 6 12 34
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 13 9 6 4 1 33
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 1 9 4 9 10 33
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 1 1 8 8 14 32
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 2 8 6 12 31
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 3 5 4 6 12 30
UBE INDUSTRIES LTD. 9 4 4 9 4 30
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 5 0 6 9 9 29
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 5 4 8 9 29
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 4 6 6 11 1 28
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. 5 3 0 3 16 27
NANOTEK INSTRUMENTS, INC. 3 2 7 4 11 27
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 3 1 9 3 10 26
GREATBATCH LTD. 9 3 6 1 7 26
PANASONIC EV ENERGY CO., LTD. 4 7 8 3 4 26
HITACHI VEHICLE ENERGY, LTD. 1 9 2 8 5 25
QUALLION, LLC 4 8 2 5 6 25
TOTO, LTD. 2 0 2 9 10 23
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 3 6 3 7 22
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 7 14 21
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 5 4 3 4 5 21
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 1 5 5 4 6 21
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 2 3 6 8 1 20
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 5 6 6 2 0 19
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 1 3 5 7 3 19
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 2 7 9 1 19
IDATECH LLC 6 7 3 3 0 19
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 1 4 6 6 2 19
SION POWER CORPORATION 4 2 3 3 7 19
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 7 2 5 2 2 18
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 4 4 4 2 4 18
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 2 2 7 6 18
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 1 7 3 3 17
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 14 17
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 8 1 0 4 4 17
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 4 2 3 3 4 16
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 4 0 5 5 2 16
TORAY BATTERY SEPARATOR FILM CO., LTD. 0 0 4 2 10 16
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 3 4 2 2 5 16
INTELLIGENT ENERGY LIMITED 1 2 6 4 2 15
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO 2 4 0 5 4 15
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 0 1 5 5 4 15
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 5 3 1 2 4 15
DENSO CORPORATION 3 1 4 2 4 14
ENVIA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 5 7 14
HYDRO-QUEBEC 1 8 1 2 2 14
SAFT-SOCIETE DES ACCUMULATEURS FIXES ET DE TRACTION 4 4 3 1 2 14
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 6 2 1 3 14
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 4 3 6 1 0 14
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 4 2 2 5 1 14
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 4 2 1 3 4 14
ZEON CORPORATION 1 1 4 2 6 14
BALLARD POWER SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 13 13
BASF FUEL CELL GMBH 4 3 3 1 2 13
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 0 2 1 6 13
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 2 1 1 4 5 13
ENERDEL, INC. 2 2 2 2 5 13
JOHNSON CONTROLS- SAFT ADVANCED POWER SOLUTIONS LLC 0 2 2 8 1 13
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 2 5 3 2 13
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 7 3 2 0 1 13
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 3 7 2 1 0 13
PROTONEX TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 3 4 4 0 13
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 2 0 1 6 4 13
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 3 1 1 2 6 13
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 4 0 7 13
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 10 13
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 2 2 5 2 2 13
CORNING INCORPORATED 3 2 3 1 3 12
DEEYA ENERGY, INC. 1 2 3 4 2 12
KURARAY CO., LTD. 2 1 5 2 2 12
POWERGENIX SYSTEMS, INC. 4 4 1 2 1 12
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 0 1 0 8 3 12
UMICORE AG & CO. KG 1 4 3 4 0 12
YAZAKI CORP. 0 1 0 5 6 12
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 0 2 4 0 5 11
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 1 4 2 1 3 11
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 7 0 1 11
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 2 4 3 1 1 11
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 0 0 3 1 7 11
TOKUYAMA CORPORATION 1 3 3 3 1 11
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 3 3 1 0 11
ADAPTIVE MATERIALS, INC. 4 2 2 2 0 10
APPLE, INC. 0 2 2 3 3 10
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY 2 1 3 2 2 10
CERAMATEC, INC. 1 2 3 0 4 10
GS YUASA CORPORATION 6 4 0 0 0 10
INFINITE POWER SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 2 2 5 1 10
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2 1 2 1 4 10
NOK CORPORATION 4 0 3 1 2 10
PRIMUS POWER CORPORATION 0 1 6 3 0 10
SUMITOMO METAL MINING COMPANY LIMITED 2 0 3 2 3 10
TOPSOE FUEL CELL A/S 1 0 4 2 3 10
ULTRACELL CORPORATION 6 4 0 0 0 10
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 4 2 1 2 1 10
VERSA POWER SYSTEMS, LTD. 1 3 5 0 1 10
BASF SE 0 1 0 2 6 9
BATSCAP 1 2 0 4 2 9
BOSTON-POWER, INC. 3 3 0 0 3 9
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 5 2 0 9
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 2 1 2 2 2 9
ENOVIX CORPORATION 0 0 3 3 3 9
HITACHI MAXELL ENERGY, LTD. 0 5 4 0 0 9
JOHNSON CONTROLS AUTOBATTERIE GMBH & CO. KGAA 0 0 1 4 4 9
JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 8 9
KABUSHIKIKAISHA EQUOS RESEARCH CO., LTD. 4 1 3 1 0 9
KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 2 3 1 2 9
MAKITA CORPORATION 0 2 2 3 2 9
SB LIMOTIVE CO., LTD. 0 1 8 0 0 9
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 5 1 2 1 0 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1 2 2 3 1 9
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 3 1 4 8
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 2 2 0 2 2 8
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 1 2 0 2 3 8
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 1 4 0 1 2 8
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 1 3 3 1 8
EAGLE-PICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 1 3 4 8
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 1 1 6 8
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 0 5 3 0 8
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 2 2 2 0 8
GLOBAL ENERGY SCIENCE, LLC (CALIFORNIA) 0 3 4 1 0 8
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 4 2 1 0 1 8
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 2 2 2 1 8
JAPAN ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY 1 1 5 1 0 8
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 0 4 0 2 8
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 2 0 2 1 8
MITSUI MINING + SMELTING CO., LTD. 3 2 1 0 2 8
MODINE MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 2 2 1 2 8
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 1 1 2 3 1 8
NEC ENERGY DEVICES, LTD. 0 2 0 6 0 8
NUVERA FUEL CELLS EUROPE S.R.L. 2 3 0 2 1 8
ROVCAL, INC. 6 2 0 0 0 8
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 0 2 3 3 8
TEIJIN LIMITED 1 2 0 2 3 8
YOUNG GREEN ENERGY CO. 0 2 4 2 0 8
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 1 2 1 1 2 7
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 4 2 0 1 0 7
BLUE SPARK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 1 4 7
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 2 5 7
CLEAREDGE POWER, INC. 0 2 5 0 0 7
DANMARKS TEKNISKE UNIVERSITET 1 1 2 1 2 7
EBERSPACHER CLIMATE CONTROL SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 3 4 7
ELRING KLINGER AG 6 0 0 0 1 7
FLUIDIC, INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 2 3 2 0 0 7
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 1 1 4 7
JSR CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 2 7
MITSUBISHI PENCIL CO., LTD. 4 2 1 0 0 7
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 1 0 0 6 7
NANOSYS, INC. 1 3 1 2 0 7
OHARA INC. 0 0 3 1 3 7
PLUG POWER INC. 2 3 1 0 1 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 1 2 3 0 7
SHELL OIL COMPANY 1 1 1 2 2 7
SOLVAY SOLEXIS S.P.A. 2 1 2 2 0 7
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 1 4 0 2 7
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
AGC SEIMI CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 1 1 1 1 2 6
ASAHI KASEI E-MATERIALS CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 2 6
BATHIUM CANADA INC. 0 2 0 3 1 6
BELENOS CLEAN POWER HOLDING AG 0 0 1 1 4 6
BLACK & DECKER INC. 3 1 1 1 0 6
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 2 4 6
BREN-TRONICS BATTERIES INTERNATIONAL, L.L.C. 0 0 0 5 1 6
CENTRAL GLASS COMPANY, LIMITED 0 0 2 0 4 6
FDK ENERGY CO., LTD. 1 1 1 2 1 6
GAS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE 2 1 0 2 1 6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KOBE SEIKO SHO (KOBE STEEL, LTD.) 0 0 4 2 0 6
LG FUEL CELL SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
LILLIPUTIAN SYSTEMS INC. 1 3 2 0 0 6
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 0 0 1 4 6
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
NILAR INTERNATIONAL AB 2 1 1 2 0 6
NIPPON OIL CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 4 6
REINZ-DICHTUNGS-GMBH CO. KG. 3 1 2 0 0 6
RELION, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
RENAULT S.A.S. 2 1 2 0 1 6
SANDIA CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 1 6
SHIN KOBE ELECTRIC MACHINERY CO., LTD. 3 0 0 1 2 6
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 2 0 1 1 2 6
ADVANCED LITHIUM ELECTROCHEMISTRY CO., LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 0 1 0 5
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
ATIEVA, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
BEHR GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 1 2 2 5
BIOTRONIK CRM PATENT AG 2 1 0 1 1 5
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 1 3 1 0 0 5
CERES INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY LIMITED 1 1 0 1 2 5
CLEAREDGE POWER, LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
COBASYS, LLC 2 0 2 1 0 5
COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION 0 2 2 1 0 5
DCNS SA 0 0 0 1 4 5
DEGUSSA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 1 0 0 0 5
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 2 2 0 1 0 5
FARASIS ENERGY, INC. 0 2 0 3 0 5
FORSCHUNGSZENTRUM JULICH GMBH 0 1 2 2 0 5
FRONT EDGE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 0 5
GINER ELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS LLC 1 3 0 1 0 5
GOVERNORS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALBERTA 0 2 1 2 0 5
GRAFTECH INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 1 0 1 1 2 5
HYUNDAI HYSCO 0 0 1 2 2 5
IDEMITSU KOSAN COMPANY LIMITED 0 3 1 1 0 5
INI POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
INNOT BIOENERGY HOLDING CO. 0 0 0 3 2 5
JADOO POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
JAPAN VILENE COMPANY LTD. 0 1 0 3 1 5
JD HOLDING INC. 3 0 1 0 1 5
JOHNSON MATTHEY FUEL CELLS LIMITED 0 0 2 3 0 5
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 2 0 1 0 2 5
KUREHA KAGAKU KOGYO K.K. 4 0 0 1 0 5
LIGHTENING ENERGY 0 0 1 2 2 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 2 5
MITSUBISHI PLASTICS, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
MTI MICROFUEL CELLS, INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
MYFC AB 0 0 1 1 3 5
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 0 3 0 2 5
NEXTECH MATERIALS, LTD. 2 1 1 0 1 5
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 5
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 2 1 0 1 1 5
PAUL SCHERRER INSTITUT 2 1 1 1 0 5
PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES S.A. 1 0 3 0 1 5
QUANTUMSPHERE, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
SAKTI3, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 2 1 1 0 1 5
TECHNOLOGY FINANCE CORPORATION (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED 4 1 0 0 0 5
TEXACO INC. 2 0 2 1 0 5
TORAY TONEN SPECIALTY SEPARATOR GODO KAISHA 0 4 1 0 0 5
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA T/A TOYOBO CO., LTD. 0 0 3 2 0 5
TOYODA JIDOSHOKKI SEISAKUSHO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 1 4 5
UMICORE 1 1 1 0 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 1 0 0 3 5
VB AUTOBATTERIE GMBH & CO. KGAA 1 2 2 0 0 5
VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 0 1 0 1 5



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