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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 508, Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions

( 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
LUBRIZOL CORPORATION 6 18 10 17 24 75
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 3 10 13 14 16 56
AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION 5 13 17 10 9 54
CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC 3 9 18 11 11 52
IDEMITSU KOSAN COMPANY LIMITED 4 3 7 12 13 39
NIPPON OIL CORPORATION 6 8 8 11 6 39
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 5 8 14 3 6 36
INFINEUM INTERNATIONAL LTD 2 8 11 8 6 35
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 4 9 5 9 7 34
CHEMTURA CORPORATION 6 6 3 3 2 20
SHELL OIL COMPANY 3 4 2 6 1 16
R. T. VANDERBILT COMPANY, INC. 3 4 5 3 0 15
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 3 3 1 3 3 13
NTN CORPORATION 0 0 7 5 1 13
NOK KLUBER COMPANY LTD. 0 1 3 3 4 11
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 1 1 2 5 9
ECOLAB USA INC. 0 1 1 3 3 8
JTEKT CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 3 8
KYODO YUSHI CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 3 7
BESTLINE INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
CHEVRON JAPAN LTD. 0 1 3 0 2 6
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 1 6
CROMPTON CORPORATION 4 2 0 0 0 6
ECOLAB INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
EVONIK ROHMAX ADDITIVES GMBH 0 0 3 2 1 6
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 2 2 0 1 6
JX NIPPON OIL & ENERGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 4 6
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 2 1 0 0 3 6
BIOSYNTHETIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
CASTROL LIMITED 1 0 1 1 2 5
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 2 2 0 0 5
HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN (HENKEL KGAA) 1 0 0 2 2 5
MITSUI CHEMICALS, INCORPORATED 1 3 0 0 1 5
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 4 1 0 0 5
SUMITOMO METAL INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 0 1 2 2 0 5



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