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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 701, DP: Vehicles, Navigation, and Relative Location (Data Processing)

( 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
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 46 104 148 286 297 881
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 53 112 162 229 316 872
DENSO CORPORATION 68 106 81 138 108 501
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 44 64 81 100 129 418
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 36 58 80 95 147 416
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 52 54 57 81 134 378
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 25 36 55 106 133 355
BOEING COMPANY 22 45 53 58 84 262
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 28 37 53 80 59 257
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 33 45 32 37 56 203
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 12 19 26 55 75 187
CATERPILLAR INC. 16 14 39 56 57 182
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 12 14 29 44 54 153
AISIN AW CO., LTD. 7 17 24 51 51 150
THALES 9 18 17 48 40 132
HITACHI, LTD 23 31 29 35 13 131
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 1 11 25 36 51 124
DEERE + COMPANY 8 21 17 30 47 123
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 8 59 46 113
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 6 18 16 28 36 104
ZF FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, AG 4 6 20 33 36 99
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 14 10 15 26 27 92
ALPINE ELECTRONICS INC. 21 17 16 21 13 88
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 9 17 16 11 29 82
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 11 12 12 16 27 78
ADVICS CO., LTD. 11 12 14 21 17 75
CONTINENTAL TEVES AG & CO., OHG 3 6 13 27 26 75
GOOGLE, INC. 5 2 11 14 43 75
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 13 12 16 22 69
KOMATSU LTD. 1 7 15 7 37 67
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 10 18 19 17 65
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 4 9 13 24 15 65
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 6 10 11 19 18 64
GENERAL MOTORS LLC 0 11 16 12 24 63
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 8 10 17 25 63
RENAULT S.A.S. 2 12 11 9 25 59
SONY CORPORATION 3 12 13 14 17 59
CNH AMERICA LLC 5 7 11 18 17 58
MITAC INTERNATIONAL CORP. 7 7 7 14 22 57
JTEKT CORPORATION 6 6 10 18 16 56
PANASONIC CORPORATION 11 15 14 11 5 56
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 9 5 10 15 17 56
XANAVI INFORMATICS CORPORATION 22 16 7 8 2 55
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 25 12 6 5 6 54
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 5 9 12 14 14 54
AIRBUS FRANCE 8 23 21 1 0 53
JATCO LTD. 4 8 5 17 18 52
SPX CORPORATION 5 10 15 19 2 51
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION, LTD. 7 9 2 11 17 46
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED 11 13 6 8 7 45
HITACHI CONSTRUCTION MACHINERY CO., LTD. 4 4 4 13 17 42
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 5 6 6 13 8 38
AISIN SEIKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 6 6 6 13 37
DAIMLER AG 4 1 14 5 12 36
TOMTOM INTERNATIONAL B.V. 1 2 10 7 16 36
EUROCOPTER 6 5 4 6 14 35
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 6 1 7 9 12 35
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 4 5 3 9 13 34
PEUGEOT CITROEN AUTOMOBILES S.A. 3 5 9 6 6 29
RAYTHEON COMPANY 3 4 3 10 9 29
HARMAN BECKER AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS GMBH 3 5 6 3 11 28
PORSCHE AG 0 1 8 9 10 28
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 12 3 2 2 9 28
DONNELLY CORPORATION 5 4 6 7 5 27
HITACHI AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 0 0 8 19 27
VOLVO CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT HOLDING SWEDEN AB 0 4 3 8 12 27
VOLVO LASTVAGNAR AB 3 3 2 7 12 27
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 3 4 7 12 26
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 5 2 7 5 6 25
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 23 2 0 0 0 25
PIONEER CORPORATION 2 9 3 9 2 25
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 4 11 8 0 1 24
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 2 1 5 6 10 24
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 6 2 6 9 24
MITSUBISHI JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 8 5 3 8 24
CERTUSVIEW TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 1 2 19 23
CLAAS SELBSTFAHRENDE ERNTEMASCHINEN GMBH 5 3 4 7 4 23
NAVTEQ NORTH AMERICA, LLC. 7 8 5 3 0 23
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 2 5 7 8 23
VOLKSWAGEN AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 5 1 7 7 23
WABCO GMBH & CO, OHG 1 2 5 6 9 23
ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC. 0 0 3 7 12 22
CUMMINS INC. 1 6 5 2 8 22
NAVTEQ B.V. 0 0 0 6 16 22
TELENAV, INC. 0 0 0 4 18 22
NAVITIME JAPAN CO., LTD. 3 5 2 8 3 21
SCANIA CV AKTIEBOLAG 2 2 2 3 11 20
SNAP-ON INCORPORATED 5 5 4 2 4 20
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 4 15 19
AUTOLIV DEVELOPMENT AB 0 3 4 4 7 18
BENDIX COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SYSTEMS LLC. 1 1 1 4 11 18
CANADIAN NATIONAL RAILWAY COMPANY 3 8 5 2 0 18
EATON CORPORATION 2 1 2 3 10 18
MAPQUEST, INC. 4 3 2 3 6 18
MAZDA MOTOR CORPORATION 0 5 5 4 4 18
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 5 1 3 7 18
HTI IP, LLC 5 3 2 2 5 17
INRIX, INC. 0 3 6 4 4 17
KABUSHIKIKAISHA EQUOS RESEARCH CO., LTD. 0 0 3 7 7 17
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 4 7 3 3 17
SAAB AKTIEBOLAG 1 5 2 2 7 17
CLARION CO., LTD. 0 1 1 6 8 16
INTELLIGENT TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 3 10 2 0 16
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 1 6 8 16
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 2 5 7 16
MANDO CORPORATION 1 1 1 7 6 16
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 0 4 11 15
AUDI AG 4 0 0 1 10 15
FERRARI, S.P.A. 0 0 1 4 10 15
IROBOT CORPORATION 4 0 2 4 5 15
KNORR-BREMSE SYSTEME FUER NUTZFAHRZEUGE GMBH 1 1 2 3 8 15
LEAR CORPORATION 2 1 3 3 6 15
LUCAS AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 0 4 0 4 7 15
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 5 2 3 3 15
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 4 10 14
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE FRANCE 1 0 3 4 6 14
FUJITSU LIMITED 4 0 0 4 6 14
OSHKOSH CORPORATION 2 10 1 1 0 14
TRW AUTOMOTIVE U.S. LLC 2 3 0 2 7 14
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 3 2 3 5 14
YOKOHAMA RUBBER CO., LTD. 2 2 5 3 2 14
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 5 4 2 2 0 13
DETROIT DIESEL CORPORATION 3 8 1 1 0 13
INTERNATIONAL TRUCK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY L.L.C. 0 2 4 5 2 13
ISUZU MOTORS LIMITED 1 5 2 2 3 13
SERVICE SOLUTIONS U.S. LLC 0 0 0 0 13 13
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 2 1 4 4 13
STEERING SOLUTIONS IP HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 10 13
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 0 3 1 3 6 13
TEXTRON INNOVATIONS INC. 0 0 3 4 6 13
CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION 4 3 1 2 2 12
GARMIN SWITZERLAND GMBH 0 1 3 6 2 12
HYUNDAI AUTONET CO., LTD. 7 3 0 2 0 12
KUBOTA CORPORATION 2 0 2 2 6 12
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 0 0 2 2 8 12
NISSAN NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 1 1 5 5 12
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 3 2 1 4 12
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 2 1 7 12
THINKWARE SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 7 12
BOSCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 7 4 11
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 2 5 4 0 0 11
GOODRICH CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 6 11
HEMISPHERE GPS LLC 0 2 1 6 2 11
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 10 11
INTERNATIONAL ENGINE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY, L.L.C. 0 2 1 5 3 11
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI 0 6 0 3 2 11
MOTOREN-UND TURBINEN-UNION FRIEDRICHSHAFEN GMBH 1 2 1 6 1 11
SIKORSKY AIRCRAFT CORPORATION 0 2 4 1 4 11
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 2 4 4 11
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 4 11
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC. 2 3 2 1 3 11
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 0 0 2 3 5 10
KABUSHIKI KAISHA KENWOOD 1 2 2 4 1 10
LUK LAMELLEN UND KUPPLUNGSBAU BETEILIGUNGS KG 4 4 2 0 0 10
NEW YORK AIR BRAKE CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 4 10
OMRON CORPORATION 3 2 2 3 0 10
AGCO CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 5 9
AMERICAN CALCAR INC. 5 3 0 0 1 9
BROADCOM CORPORATION 2 1 4 2 0 9
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI 0 1 2 2 4 9
CLARK EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC. 2 1 2 2 2 9
CUMMINS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 1 6 0 0 2 9
GARMIN LTD. 7 2 0 0 0 9
GATEKEEPER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 8 9
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 4 9
HARNISCHFEGER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 8 9
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 3 1 2 3 9
INVACARE CORPORATION 0 0 3 3 3 9
JUNGHEINRICH AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 2 1 2 2 9
NEC CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 5 9
NISSIN KOGYO CO., LTD. 1 0 0 3 5 9
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 4 5 0 0 0 9
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 2 3 4 9
SANDVIK MINING AND CONSTRUCTION OY 2 4 1 0 2 9
SIRF TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 5 2 1 0 9
SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 1 2 1 3 9
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 0 3 2 9
YAHOO, INC. 0 2 2 4 1 9
YANMAR CO., LTD. 0 3 2 2 2 9
AOL LLC 0 3 3 2 0 8
AVIATION SAFETY TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 2 2 3 8
CATERPILLAR TRIMBLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES LLC. 0 1 3 2 2 8
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 2 1 3 8
CONTI TEMIC MICROELECTRONIC GMBH 0 1 0 3 4 8
GE AVIATION SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 4 4 8
GETRAG GETRIEBE- UND ZAHNRADFABRIK HERMANN HAGENMEYER GMBH & CIE KG 0 0 1 3 4 8
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 0 2 3 8
KEIHIN CORPORATION 1 3 2 1 1 8
KELSEY-HAYES CO. 0 1 5 1 1 8
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 2 8
LEICA GEOSYSTEMS AG 0 1 1 2 4 8
NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTER NORTH AMERICA, INC. 4 4 0 0 0 8
PRATT & WHITNEY CANADA CORP. 1 2 1 1 3 8
ROLLS-ROYCE PLC 0 2 1 2 3 8
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 1 1 2 4 8
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 1 7 8
VALEO VISION 0 0 2 2 4 8
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 1 2 5 8
ASTRIUM GMBH 0 2 2 1 2 7
BOMBARDIER TRANSPORTATION GMBH 0 2 0 1 4 7
BROSE FAHRZEUGTEILE GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 2 2 2 7
COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ETABLISSEMENTS MICHELIN 0 0 0 1 6 7
DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC. 1 0 2 2 2 7
FACEBOOK, INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC 0 1 2 3 1 7
GENTEX CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 3 7
HYDRO-AIRE, INC. 1 0 2 1 3 7
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 3 0 2 0 2 7
KAYABA INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 0 1 5 7
KOREA AEROSPACE RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 1 2 4 7
MAGNA POWERTRAIN AG & CO KG 0 0 2 4 1 7
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. 0 2 3 1 1 7
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 2 0 1 0 7
NEXTEER (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 6 1 0 7
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 2 0 0 0 5 7
SCENERA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 2 2 0 2 7
SCHAEFFLER TECHNOLOGIES GMBH & CO., KG 0 3 4 0 0 7
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
TOPCON POSITIONING SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 1 4 7
VALEO EQUIPEMENTS ELECTRIQUES MOTEUR 0 1 0 2 4 7
VISION WORKS IP CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 4 7
VOLVO CAR CORPORATION AB 0 0 1 2 4 7
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 2 7
A9.COM, INC. 1 1 0 1 3 6
ANDREAS STIHL AG & CO KG 0 1 3 0 2 6
AUTOLIV ASP, INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
BELL HELICOPTER TEXTRON, INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
BOADIN TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 2 3 1 6
BOMBARDIER RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
BOSE CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
DASH NAVIGATION, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 6
DYNAMIC RESEARCH INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
GARMIN WURZBURG GMBH 0 0 0 3 3 6
IFP 0 1 3 1 1 6
INTEL CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 1 6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO 0 1 2 1 2 6
L-3 UNMANNED SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 1 2 6
MAGNETI MARELLI POWERTRAIN S.P.A. 1 1 1 3 0 6
MAGNETI MARELLI S.P.A. 0 0 2 1 3 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 6 6
PASSUR AEROSPACE, INC. 0 1 1 1 3 6
RAYMOND CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 4 6
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 1 6
SHOWA CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 1 6
STRATEGIC DESIGN FEDERATION W, INC. 1 0 2 0 3 6
TAKATA CORPORATION 2 1 2 0 1 6
TK HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 4 1 1 6
VOLVO PENTA AB 0 1 2 2 1 6
VOLVO TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 3 6
WESTPORT POWER INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
ZF LENKSYSTEME GMBH 0 2 1 2 1 6
AGJUNCTION LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
AIRBUS S.A.S. 0 1 2 1 1 5
AMERICAN VEHICULAR SCIENCES LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
AVL LIST GMBH 1 0 0 3 1 5
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 5 5
CONTINENTAL AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 2 2 1 5
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
CONTROL SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
COTARES LIMITED 0 1 1 3 0 5
CROWN EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
CSR TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
DECARTA INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
EMBRAER - EMPRESA BRASILEIRA DE AERONAUTICA S.A. 0 0 1 3 1 5
FLIGHTAWARE, LLC 0 0 0 4 1 5
FURUNO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 0 1 0 3 5
GLOBAL LOCATE, INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
GRAY COMPANY, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
HETRONIC INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
HINO JIDOSHA KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HINO MOTORS, LTD.) 0 1 1 0 3 5
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 1 1 2 1 5
INSTITUT FRANCAIS DU PETROLE 2 1 2 0 0 5
INTELLIGENT MECHATRONIC SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 4 5
INTERNATIONAL ELECTRONIC MACHINES CORP. 0 0 0 2 3 5
ISE CORPORATION 0 5 0 0 0 5
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
JOHNSON OUTDOORS MARINE ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS 0 0 0 5 0 5
MESSIER-BUGATTI-DOWTY 0 0 0 3 2 5
MITRE CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
MITSUBISHI FUSO TRUCK AND BUS CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 0 5
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 4 1 5
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 2 3 5
NIPPON SOKEN, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
NORTHROP GRUMMAN GUIDANCE AND ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
NSK LIMITED 1 0 3 1 0 5
OMEGA PATENTS, L.L.C. 1 3 1 0 0 5
PACCAR INC. 1 0 0 1 3 5
RENAULT TRUCKS 0 0 1 2 2 5
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 2 2 1 0 5
SIN ETKE TECHNOLOGY CO. LTD 4 1 0 0 0 5
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 2 0 1 1 1 5
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 0 1 1 3 5
TELOGIS, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
TERAHOP NETWORKS, INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5
THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 1 0 0 3 1 5
VALEO SYSTEMES DE CONTROLE MOTEUR 0 1 0 4 0 5
XEROX CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5



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