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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

EXTENDED YEAR SET - Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 1969 - 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 051, Abrasive Tool Making Process, Material, or Composition

( 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 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 2 3 3 4 3 6 4 11 10 6 5 9 11 2 3 3 7 5 5 7 11 11 11 14 18 7 8 5 14 3 4 6 4 5 4 3 2 2 3 2 0 1 3 6 6 262
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 4 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 2 1 2 0 1 3 2 2 6 9 4 7 12 14 12 16 32 24 15 12 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 190
NORTON COMPANY 2 7 5 3 2 1 13 4 7 4 3 3 1 3 2 3 3 4 4 1 2 6 13 15 9 3 6 9 6 8 9 7 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 174
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 16 8 19 11 7 3 11 7 12 0 10 7 3 126
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 2 2 1 4 3 4 1 2 1 4 7 8 3 5 5 5 1 3 4 5 5 4 4 6 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 103
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 8 7 14 37
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 2 5 3 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 37
SMITH INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 6 26
FUJIMI INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 5 1 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 23
CABOT MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 2 0 3 1 3 2 4 21
GTE LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 9 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 1 1 19
U.S. SYNTHETIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 4 4 18
SAINT-GOBAIN ABRASIVES TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 6 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 16
CARBORUNDUM COMPANY 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
MITSUI MINING + SMELTING CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
RODEL HOLDINGS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 3 13
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 12
DUPONT AIR PRODUCTS NANOMATERIALS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 11
TYROLIT SCHLEIFMITTELWERKE SWAROVSKI K.G. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
JSR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 10
NISSAN CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 10
NORITAKE CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 10
ROHM AND HAAS ELECTRONIC MATERIALS CMP HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 2 3 10
SAINT GOBAIN/NORTON INDUSTRIAL CERAMICS CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
CHURCH + DWIGHT CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
FERRO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 9
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
J. M. HUBER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
KENNAMETAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
DIAMOND INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 8
DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
HITACHI, LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 8
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 7
CINCINNATI MILACRON INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CARBORUNDUM ABRASIVES COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
DEGUSSA AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
NIHON MICRO COATING CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
SAINT-GOBAIN INDUSTRIAL CERAMICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SANDVIK AKTIEBOLAG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
HOECHST AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
LONZA LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
REMINGTON ARMS COMPANY INC. 0 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SAINT-GOBAIN CERAMICS & PLASTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5
SANDVIK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 5
TREIBACHER CHEMISCHE WERKE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
U.S. INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5



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