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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 475, Planetary Gear Transmission Systems or Components

( 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
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 120 149 114 128 84 595
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 23 18 38 40 31 150
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 19 14 25 39 42 139
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 24 19 20 29 34 126
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 16 13 22 14 22 87
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 10 8 11 24 16 69
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 5 20 12 10 17 64
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 5 14 15 22 56
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING, INC. 13 16 5 12 5 51
JTEKT CORPORATION 4 7 8 9 8 36
JATCO LTD. 7 8 8 9 1 33
NABTESCO CORPORATION 1 8 7 7 6 29
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 3 3 4 5 14 29
CATERPILLAR INC. 1 3 2 8 11 25
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 3 8 6 4 24
FALLBROOK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY LLC 0 0 3 10 7 20
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 8 8 4 20
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 2 2 3 6 5 18
GKN DRIVELINE INTERNATIONAL GMBH 6 1 3 3 5 18
EATON CORPORATION 1 4 5 4 3 17
SHIMANO INC. 5 4 1 3 2 15
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 0 0 5 8 13
GKN DRIVELINE TORQUE TECHNOLOGY KK 5 3 3 1 0 12
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 1 0 3 3 5 12
MAGNA POWERTRAIN USA, INC. 1 3 4 2 2 12
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 4 1 2 3 12
ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC. 0 3 2 3 3 11
ARVINMERITOR TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 4 3 4 11
TIMKEN COMPANY 1 0 3 2 5 11
AUDI AG 0 2 2 4 2 10
DEERE + COMPANY 1 2 2 4 1 10
DENSO CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 7 10
HYDRO-GEAR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 2 4 2 2 10
KOMATSU LTD. 1 3 5 1 0 10
MAGNA POWERTRAIN OF AMERICA, INC. 0 0 1 3 6 10
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 3 3 3 10
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 1 3 0 0 6 10
BORGWARNER INC. 0 2 5 2 0 9
REMY TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 0 0 5 3 9
TOROTRAK (DEVELOPMENT) LTD 0 1 2 4 2 9
FALLBROOK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 1 1 0 0 8
KUBOTA CORPORATION 0 2 4 1 1 8
LUK LAMELLEN UND KUPPLUNGSBAU BETEILIGUNGS KG 6 2 0 0 0 8
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 1 0 2 5 0 8
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 1 0 4 1 2 8
DAIMLER AG 2 2 0 2 1 7
DTI GROUP B.V. 1 0 1 0 5 7
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 3 4 7
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 2 1 4 0 0 7
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 4 3 7
DIFFERENTIAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION 2 0 0 2 2 6
FAIRFIELD MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
GATES CORPORATION 3 0 0 3 0 6
HANSEN TRANSMISSIONS INTERNATIONAL NV 2 1 0 1 2 6
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 0 1 2 1 2 6
MAGNA POWERTRAIN AG & CO KG 3 2 1 0 0 6
NTN CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 1 6
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
EPI - ENERGY, LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 3 0 1 1 5
NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 4 0 5
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 1 0 1 2 1 5



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