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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 451, Abrading

( 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 36 42 51 64 57 250
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 21 19 17 31 16 104
EBARA CORPORATION 9 15 13 18 8 63
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 5 12 18 9 1 45
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC. 3 4 3 15 11 36
BLACK & DECKER INC. 6 6 7 11 3 33
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 4 4 8 11 31
JTEKT CORPORATION 3 4 6 6 5 24
SHIN-ETSU HANDOTAI CO., LTD. 4 6 8 2 3 23
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 3 4 6 5 4 22
SILTRONIC AG 4 1 3 7 6 21
ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS CMP HOLDINGS, INC. 3 3 7 4 1 18
NIDEK CO., LTD. 3 2 6 5 1 17
DISCO CORPORATION 7 5 2 1 1 16
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 3 5 6 1 16
HOYA CORPORATION 1 2 4 5 2 14
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 3 2 1 2 6 14
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 5 2 3 1 13
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 4 2 1 2 12
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 2 4 3 1 12
TOYO TIRE & RUBBER CO., LTD. 3 3 3 3 0 12
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 3 2 4 1 12
FUJI MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 4 1 2 2 2 11
MAKITA CORPORATION 1 2 3 1 4 11
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 1 2 8 11
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 2 4 2 1 11
SUMCO CORPORATION 1 0 4 2 4 11
IV TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 1 3 4 2 10
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 2 4 3 0 0 9
CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 2 2 3 0 2 9
FLOW INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 2 4 0 2 9
HILTI AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 6 1 0 0 9
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 2 0 0 3 4 9
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 2 2 3 1 9
LG CHEM, LTD. 0 0 1 3 5 9
TOKYO SEIMITSU CO., LTD. 4 2 3 0 0 9
ERWIN JUNKER MASCHNINENFABRIK GMBH 1 0 0 5 2 8
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 2 1 2 2 8
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, INC. 3 3 2 0 0 8
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 0 0 4 2 7
EDGECRAFT CORP. 1 1 1 2 2 7
GLEASON WORKS 2 0 2 0 3 7
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 0 1 0 3 3 7
KAPP GMBH 0 1 2 4 0 7
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 2 0 2 3 0 7
NEXPLANAR CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 5 7
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 1 1 2 1 2 7
STRASBAUGH, INC. 0 3 2 0 2 7
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 2 1 1 6
HTC SWEDEN AB 2 1 1 2 0 6
INNOPAD, INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
ONFLOOR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 3 1 1 6
SAN FANG CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 4 0 1 1 0 6
SCHNEIDER GMBH CO. KG 0 0 1 4 1 6
SUPFINA GRIESHABER GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 0 4 1 6
BANDO KIKO CO., LTD. 1 1 0 2 1 5
C. & E. FEIN GMBH 1 0 3 1 0 5
CHERVON LIMITED 1 0 1 2 1 5
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 3 0 2 0 0 5
EMAG HOLDING GMBH 0 0 0 3 2 5
FRICSO LTD. 2 1 1 0 1 5
FUJIKOSHI MACHINERY CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 3 5
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 2 5
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
OY KWH MIRKA AB 2 0 2 0 1 5
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 2 0 3 5
SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 5 5
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 1 5
SINTOKOGIO LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
SUMCO TECHXIV CORPORATION 2 0 2 0 1 5
SUNNEN PRODUCTS COMPANY 1 0 3 1 0 5
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5
X'POLE PRECISION TOOLS INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5



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