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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 442, Fabric (Woven, Knitted, or Nonwoven Textile or Cloth, Etc.)

( 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
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 14 18 7 6 2 47
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 9 9 8 8 4 38
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 16 8 4 3 3 34
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 13 5 5 1 4 28
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 9 3 5 7 1 25
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 9 2 1 2 20
JOHNS MANVILLE 9 3 4 2 1 19
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 5 4 0 5 1 15
PRECISION FABRICS GROUP, INC. 3 1 3 4 1 12
KURARAY CO., LTD. 4 4 0 2 1 11
ALBANY ENGINEERED COMPOSITES, INC. 3 3 0 1 3 10
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 2 6 2 0 10
ASAHI KASEI FIBERS CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 3 8
CARL FREUDENBERG KG 1 1 3 2 1 8
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 5 3 0 0 0 8
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 3 3 1 1 0 8
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 6 1 1 0 0 8
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. 1 1 4 1 0 7
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 1 2 1 2 1 7
BUILDING MATERIALS INVESTMENT CORPORATION 0 1 3 2 0 6
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 0 3 1 0 2 6
GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM LLC 3 2 0 1 0 6
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA T/A TOYOBO CO., LTD. 2 3 0 1 0 6
OWENS CORNING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, LLC 0 2 2 1 0 5
SCA HYGIENE PRODUCTS AB 0 1 0 2 2 5
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 2 3 0 0 0 5
W. L. GORE & ASSSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 2 3 0 5



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