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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 7 14 18 7 6 52
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 9 9 8 8 42
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 5 16 8 4 3 36
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 6 13 5 5 1 30
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 4 9 3 5 7 28
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 6 9 2 1 22
JOHNS MANVILLE 1 9 3 4 2 19
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 2 5 4 0 5 16
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 3 5 3 0 0 11
PRECISION FABRICS GROUP, INC. 0 3 1 3 4 11
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 2 6 2 10
KURARAY CO., LTD. 0 4 4 0 2 10
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 1 3 3 1 1 9
TORAY INDUSTRIES INC. 3 1 2 1 2 9
UNI-CHARM CORPORATION 1 6 1 1 0 9
GEORGIA-PACIFIC GYPSUM LLC 2 3 2 0 1 8
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. 1 1 1 4 1 8
ALBANY ENGINEERED COMPOSITES, INC. 0 3 3 0 1 7
CARL FREUDENBERG KG 0 1 1 3 2 7
OWENS CORNING INTELLECTUAL CAPITAL, LLC 2 0 2 2 1 7
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 3 0 1 7
ASAHI KASEI FIBERS CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 6
BUILDING MATERIALS INVESTMENT CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 2 6
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 1 0 3 1 0 5
GORE ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS, INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
POLYMER GROUP, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
VOITH PAPER PATENT GMBH 0 2 3 0 0 5
W. L. GORE & ASSSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5



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