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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 149, Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges

( 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
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 6 3 7 15 26 11 21 16 17 9 4 9 5 7 12 4 1 1 1 2 0 3 10 3 6 2 1 2 5 4 5 3 5 6 8 9 8 3 1 1 2 13 12 12 9 310
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 8 4 8 22 27 20 22 28 9 6 6 5 4 5 7 2 5 3 8 0 6 8 6 2 0 2 3 2 1 2 1 4 7 0 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 8 4 7 270
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 9 6 3 3 12 2 3 5 3 9 5 6 5 4 5 1 4 2 5 2 3 3 3 1 1 1 1 4 3 3 0 2 3 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 2 1 5 5 2 145
MORTON THIOKOL, INC. 2 0 3 4 8 2 4 7 5 10 0 2 2 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 6 5 4 1 3 6 9 10 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 108
HERCULES INCORPORATED 4 1 3 6 4 6 2 3 1 2 0 1 3 4 3 4 5 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 67
DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 10 2 3 7 6 6 9 4 1 0 0 1 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 50
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 0 1 1 1 2 0 3 2 7 2 0 0 1 1 3 10 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 47
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS 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 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 4 5 5 0 1 0 2 2 5 9 46
AEROJET-GENERAL CORPORATION 1 4 4 3 6 8 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
AUTOLIV ASP, 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 1 0 7 1 3 3 7 6 1 0 2 0 1 4 4 1 41
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 5 2 7 5 4 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 1 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 38
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 1 0 5 3 5 1 3 0 2 2 1 3 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 37
SOCIETE NATIONALE DES POUDRES ET EXPLOSIFS 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 0 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
IMPERIAL CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES PLC 3 1 0 2 6 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
DYNAMIT NOBEL AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 2 2 5 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
ATLANTIC RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 2 11 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
TRW INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 6 6 4 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
ATLAS POWDER COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 2 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
C-I-L INC. 2 0 1 0 3 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 3 1 3 3 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 3 2 2 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29
NIPPON OIL AND FATS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 3 5 1 7 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
DAICEL 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 3 2 1 26
ICI AUSTRALIA LTD. 1 1 1 0 2 2 2 1 1 2 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 2 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 26
OLIN CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS LABORATORY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 3 1 0 2 3 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 25
IRECO CHEMICALS 0 0 0 0 4 3 5 0 2 0 1 2 0 3 1 3 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 24
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 23
COMMERCIAL SOLVENTS CORPORATION 5 3 4 2 2 2 2 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 20
MORTON INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 2 5 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
BREED AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
LUBRIZOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 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 1 0 2 2 3 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 17
CORDANT TECHNOLOGIES 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 2 3 5 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
DYNO NOBEL, 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 1 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 14
NIPPON KAYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 14
EXXON RESEARCH + ENGINEERING CO. 0 3 0 2 5 3 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 13
ETHYL CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 0 6 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
LOCKHEED MARTIN 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 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 4 12
NITRO NOBEL AB 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
TK 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 2 12
AE + CI LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 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 11
IRECO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
TELEDYNE MCCORMICK SELPH, AN OPERATING DIVISION OF TELEDYNE 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 4 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 11
ATLAS CHEMICAL INDUSTRIES INC. 4 0 0 5 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 0 10
ICI CANADA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
NOF 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 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 10
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 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 0 0 0 3 5 2 10
ALLIED-SIGNAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 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 9
AMERICAN CYANAMID COMPANY 9 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 0 0 0 0 0 9
HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN IN RIGHT OF CANADA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE MINISTER OF NATIONAL DEFENCE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
MONSANTO RESEARCH CORPORATION 1 5 1 2 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 0 0 9
AKTIEBOLAGET BOFORS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 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 8
ETAT FRANCAIS 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 8
GULF OIL CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
INTERMOUNTAIN RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY INC. 2 1 1 3 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 0 8
TALLEY DEFENSE SYSTEMS, INC. 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 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 0 0 8
UNIVERSAL PROPULSION COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DYNO INDUSTRIER A/S 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 7
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 1 7
MARTIN-MARIETTA CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ORICA EXPLOSIVES TECHNOLOGY PTY 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 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 7
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY 0 1 0 0 3 3 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 7
SECRETARY OF STATE FOR DEFENCE IN HER BRITANNIC MAJESTY'S GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED KINGDOM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
ASAHI KASEI KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
DIEHL BGT DEFENCE GMBH & CO. KG 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 1 1 2 1 0 1 6
ICI AUSTRALIA OPERATIONS PROPRIETARY LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MINE SAFETY APPLIANCES CO. 1 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 0 6
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 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 6
ALLOY SURFACES COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BAYERN-CHEMIE GESELLSCHAFT FUR FLUGCHEMISCHE ANTRIEBE MBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
EASTMAN CHEMICAL 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 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 1 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 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 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 5
TRW AIRBAG SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 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 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5



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