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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 477, Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control

( 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
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 45 42 47 33 28 195
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 20 29 43 40 32 164
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 17 16 31 33 45 142
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 20 27 38 30 19 134
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 8 11 11 9 15 54
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 10 5 5 6 16 42
JATCO LTD. 6 4 8 15 9 42
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 3 5 10 13 10 41
CATERPILLAR INC. 6 9 4 7 6 32
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 4 6 8 8 4 30
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 3 10 8 1 3 25
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 6 4 1 6 25
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 9 12 0 21
DENSO CORPORATION 3 4 2 5 4 18
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 3 3 5 4 16
AISIN AI CO., LTD. 0 0 2 5 6 13
PORSCHE AG 5 1 2 1 3 12
VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB 0 3 7 1 0 11
ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC. 0 0 2 5 3 10
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 6 0 1 1 2 10
DAIMLER AG 3 3 0 1 3 10
EATON CORPORATION 3 3 0 1 3 10
CUMMINS INC. 0 0 0 1 8 9
DEERE + COMPANY 2 3 2 1 0 8
KUBOTA CORPORATION 1 3 2 1 1 8
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 3 3 1 7
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 3 7
HITACHI, LTD 3 3 1 0 0 7
KOMATSU LTD. 0 1 4 1 1 7
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 1 2 1 2 0 6
ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED 0 0 3 3 0 6
LUK LAMELLEN UND KUPPLUNGSBAU BETEILIGUNGS KG 5 1 0 0 0 6
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 2 1 3 6
GETRAG FORD TRANSMISSIONS GMBH 1 0 4 0 0 5
KABUSHIKI KAISHA F.C.C. 0 0 3 0 2 5
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 2 0 5
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 0 3 2 0 0 5
VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 1 1 1 0 5



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