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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 24 10 7 14 16 71
UOP 7 17 8 13 17 62
BASF SE 11 7 11 15 16 60
SHELL OIL COMPANY 19 6 5 15 8 53
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 9 13 7 10 52
BASF CORPORATION 3 10 11 7 13 44
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 5 9 8 5 15 42
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 13 9 7 6 6 41
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 7 6 7 9 8 37
CATALER CORPORATION 8 7 9 4 3 31
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 7 8 3 4 8 30
IFP ENERGIES NOUVELLES 2 5 5 9 8 29
CHINA PETROLEUM AND CHEMICAL CORPORATION 6 3 8 3 8 28
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 6 5 5 6 6 28
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 8 4 6 7 1 26
CORNING INCORPORATED 2 2 4 7 9 24
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 9 10 2 3 0 24
JOHNSON MATTHEY PUBLIC LIMITED COMPANY 7 3 5 6 2 23
UMICORE AG & CO. KG 6 5 5 5 2 23
LG CHEM, LTD. 1 5 5 4 3 18
SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 5 2 3 4 4 18
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 3 4 4 2 4 17
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 3 3 3 5 17
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 7 2 6 1 1 17
CELANESE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 11 16
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 5 6 2 1 2 16
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 0 4 6 4 2 16
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 2 4 3 4 15
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 1 0 5 4 5 15
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 4 3 4 2 1 14
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS RESEARCH FELUY 4 3 3 2 2 14
FINA TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 3 3 4 13
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 4 1 2 2 4 13
BASELL POLYOLEFINE GMBH 4 1 1 1 5 12
EVONIK DEGUSSA GMBH 4 2 1 2 3 12
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 5 0 3 1 2 11
IDEMITSU KOSAN COMPANY LIMITED 5 3 2 1 0 11
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 1 2 1 4 11
SDC MATERIALS, INC. 0 1 0 6 4 11
UCHICAGO ARGONNE LLC 3 0 4 1 3 11
UNIVATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, (US) 2 2 2 5 0 11
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 2 6 1 0 1 10
NIPPON SHOKUBAI CO., LTD. 1 3 2 2 2 10
SUD-CHEMIE AG 3 3 3 1 0 10
CABOT CORPORATION 5 2 1 1 0 9
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 2 1 5 1 9
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS 1 0 1 2 5 9
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 0 1 2 5 9
COUNCIL OF SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH 3 0 1 3 1 8
DAIICHI KIGENSO KAGAKU KOGYO CO., LTD. 2 2 3 0 1 8
LYONDELL CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY, L.P. 2 0 4 1 1 8
MILLENNIUM INORGANIC CHEMICALS, INC. 3 2 1 2 0 8
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 0 2 2 1 3 8
TOTAL RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY FELUY 0 0 0 2 6 8
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 3 1 2 0 1 7
BOREALIS AG 0 0 1 3 3 7
BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY 2 2 2 1 0 7
INEOS USA LLC 0 1 2 2 2 7
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO 3 2 1 0 1 7
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 3 1 1 2 7
RENTECH, INC. 1 2 1 1 2 7
RHODIA OPERATIONS 2 2 1 1 1 7
SASOL TECHNOLOGY (PROPRIETARY) LIMITED 0 2 0 1 4 7
SONY CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 4 7
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 0 0 3 2 2 7
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 2 1 2 2 0 7
W. R. GRACE & CO.-CONN. 0 3 0 0 4 7
ALBEMARLE CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 2 6
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY 0 1 2 3 0 6
BASELL POLIOLEFINE ITALIA S.R.L. 1 3 0 1 1 6
BASF CATALYSTS LLC 5 0 1 0 0 6
BP CHEMICALS LIMITED 1 2 3 0 0 6
DALIAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, CHINESE ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 1 0 1 2 2 6
DOW TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
EUROPEENNE DE RETRAITEMENT DE CATALYSEURS (EURECAT) 1 0 2 2 1 6
HEADWATERS TECHNOLOGY INNOVATION, LLC 4 1 0 1 0 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 0 4 0 1 6
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 3 0 0 1 6
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 1 0 2 1 2 6
INTEVEP, S.A. 0 2 1 1 2 6
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 1 0 1 0 4 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 1 0 2 3 6
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 4 1 1 0 0 6
NIPPON OIL CORPORATION 2 1 3 0 0 6
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 3 1 0 1 1 6
SAMSUNG TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS CO., LTD. 2 0 0 2 2 6
SCIENTIFIC DESIGN COMPANY, INC. 1 0 0 2 3 6
SUD-CHEMIE INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
TANAKA KIKINZOKU KOGYO K.K. 3 1 0 0 2 6
TOTO, LTD. 1 2 2 1 0 6
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH 0 1 1 1 2 5
ASAHI KASEI CHEMICALS CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
BABCOCK-HITACHI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 0 2 2 5
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 1 1 1 0 2 5
EQUISTAR CHEMICALS, LP 0 4 1 0 0 5
EVONIK STOCKHAUSEN, INC. 0 0 1 4 0 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 1 0 3 0 1 5
JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 2 5
KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL TECHNOLOGY 0 1 0 3 1 5
LOS ALAMOS NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 4 0 1 0 0 5
NOVA CHEMICALS (INTERNATIONAL) S.A. 1 1 2 0 1 5
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
SK ENERGY CO., LTD 3 2 0 0 0 5
STEAG ENERGY SERVICES GMBH 0 0 2 1 2 5
SUD-CHEMIE CATALYSTS ITALIA S.R.L. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SUED-CHEMIE IP GMBH & CO., KG 0 0 0 2 3 5
THIRD MILLENNIUM METALS, LLC 0 0 0 5 0 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 1 0 0 0 4 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 3 1 1 0 0 5



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