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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 502, Catalyst, Solid Sorbent, or Support Therefor: Product or Process of Making

( 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
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 1 24 10 7 14 56
SHELL OIL COMPANY 9 19 6 5 15 54
UOP 8 7 17 8 13 53
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 7 13 9 13 7 49
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 13 7 6 7 9 42
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 7 13 9 7 6 42
BASF SE 3 5 5 8 14 35
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 7 5 9 8 5 34
CATALER CORPORATION 4 8 7 9 4 32
BASF CORPORATION 0 3 10 11 7 31
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 6 8 4 6 7 31
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 8 7 8 3 4 30
UMICORE AG & CO. KG 8 6 5 5 5 29
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 3 6 5 5 6 25
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 1 9 10 2 3 25
CHINA PETROLEUM AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION 3 6 3 8 3 23
JOHNSON MATTHEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 2 7 3 5 6 23
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 7 5 6 2 1 21
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 0 2 5 5 9 21
SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 7 5 2 3 4 21
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 4 1 5 5 4 19
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 7 2 6 1 18
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 3 0 4 6 4 17
BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 6 2 3 1 16
CORNING INCORPORATED 0 2 2 4 7 15
HEADWATERS TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION, LLC 9 4 1 0 1 15
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 2 4 3 4 2 15
SUD-CHEMIE AG 5 3 3 3 1 15
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 3 4 4 2 14
BASF CATALYSTS LLC 8 5 0 1 0 14
IDEMITSU KOSAN COMPANY LIMITED 2 5 3 2 1 13
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 3 1 0 5 4 13
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 3 3 3 13
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 1 4 3 3 2 13
UNIVATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, (US) 1 2 2 2 5 12
BASELL POLYOLEFINE GMBH 4 4 1 1 1 11
CABOT CORPORATION 2 5 2 1 1 11
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 2 2 6 1 0 11
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 2 2 4 3 11
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 2 4 1 2 2 11
SUD-CHEMIE INC. 5 2 2 2 0 11
BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY 3 2 2 2 1 10
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 1 4 2 1 2 10
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 3 3 10
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 2 3 0 4 1 10
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 5 0 3 1 9
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 0 2 1 5 9
MILLENNIUM INORGANIC CHEMICALS, INC. 1 3 2 1 2 9
CELANESE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 3 0 0 3 2 8
CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY 5 1 2 0 0 8
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO 2 3 2 1 0 8
LYONDELL CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, L.P. 1 2 0 4 1 8
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD. 0 1 3 2 2 8
ALBEMARLE NETHERLANDS B.V. 4 0 3 0 0 7
BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L. 2 1 3 0 1 7
COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH 0 3 0 1 3 7
DAIICHI KIGENSO KAGAKU KOGYO CO., LTD. 0 2 2 3 0 7
EUROPEENNE DE RETRAITEMENT DE CATALYSEURS (EURECAT) 2 1 0 2 2 7
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 1 0 4 0 7
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 2 0 3 1 1 7
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 3 1 2 1 7
NANOSTELLAR, INC. 4 3 0 0 0 7
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 4 1 1 0 7
NIPPON OIL CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 0 7
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 2 3 1 0 1 7
SDC MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 1 0 6 7
SK ENERGY CO., LTD 2 3 2 0 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 0 2 1 2 2 7
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY 0 0 1 2 3 6
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 0 3 1 2 0 6
BP CHEMICALS LIMITED 0 1 2 3 0 6
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 3 0 0 6
INEOS EUROPE LIMITED 2 2 1 0 1 6
INEOS USA LLC 1 0 1 2 2 6
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 2 1 0 3 0 6
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 1 4 0 1 0 6
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. 3 1 1 0 1 6
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 1 0 2 2 1 6
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. 4 0 0 2 0 6
RHODIA OPERATIONS 0 2 2 1 1 6
SASOL TECHNOLOGY (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED 3 0 2 0 1 6
TOTO, LTD. 0 1 2 2 1 6
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 1 0 0 3 2 6
W. R. GRACE & CO.-CONN. 3 0 3 0 0 6
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 1 5
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC 3 1 1 0 0 5
CATALYTIC DISTILLATION TECHNOLOGIES 1 3 0 0 1 5
DENSO CORPORATION 1 2 0 1 1 5
EQUISTAR CHEMICALS, LP 0 0 4 1 0 5
EVONIK STOCKHAUSEN, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 1 0 2 1 5
INTEVEP, S.A. 1 0 2 1 1 5
KOREA ELECTRIC POWER CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 0 5
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 0 1 0 2 5
NIPPON SHEET GLASS CO., LTD. 1 4 0 0 0 5
NOVA CHEMICALS (INTERNATIONAL) S.A. 1 1 1 2 0 5
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 2 5
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
RENTECH, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, L.L.C. 2 2 0 0 1 5
SAMSUNG TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS CO., LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
SD LIZENZVERWERTUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH & CO. KG 1 0 2 2 0 5
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K. 1 3 1 0 0 5
THIRD MILLENNIUM METALS, LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 0 3 1 1 0 5



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