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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 433, Dentistry

( 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 71 66 101 121 79 438
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 11 19 9 15 17 71
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 12 9 7 11 10 49
NOBEL BIOCARE SERVICES AG 5 6 8 4 9 32
BIOMET 3I, INC. 2 5 5 3 11 26
DENTSPLY INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 7 4 3 10 25
STRAUMANN HOLDING AG 3 3 5 5 7 23
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. 5 7 3 3 2 20
ORAMETRIX, INC. 7 3 6 3 0 19
ORMCO CORPORATION 2 3 4 6 4 19
ZIMMER DENTAL INC. 1 2 1 8 5 17
KABUSHIKI KAISHA SHOFU 0 3 3 2 4 12
IVOCLAR VIVADENT AG 2 2 3 3 1 11
W & H DENTALWERK BURMOOS GMBH 2 2 3 1 3 11
CADENT LTD. 0 4 0 2 3 9
GC CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 2 9
MAXILLENT LTD. 0 2 0 3 4 9
RMO, INC. 1 1 1 4 2 9
RODO MEDICAL, INC. 0 1 3 2 3 9
SIRONA DENTAL SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 3 1 2 8
ANGSTROM MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
CENTRIX, INC. 0 2 3 2 0 7
INNERLITE, INC. 1 3 1 1 1 7
KALTENBACH & VOIGT GMBH 2 1 1 1 2 7
WORLD CLASS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 1 7
ASTRA-TECH AKTIEBOLAG 0 4 2 0 0 6
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 1 5 6
MICRO MEGA INTERNATIONAL MANUFACTURES, S.A. 3 2 1 0 0 6
THE KERR CORPORATION 0 2 4 0 0 6
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 0 0 0 3 2 5
D& S DENTAL, LLC 1 0 2 2 0 5
GEBRUDER BRASSELER GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 1 0 2 5
J. MORITA MANUFACTURING CORP. 0 1 0 2 2 5
NAKANISHI, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
VOCO GMBH 1 0 0 0 4 5



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