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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 187, Elevator, Industrial Lift Truck, or Stationary Lift for Vehicle

( 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
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 4 3 8 6 3 1 0 1 1 4 1 1 12 17 8 6 7 6 6 6 8 7 35 23 44 46 31 40 40 63 64 24 28 43 15 9 5 9 11 16 25 23 27 30 21 788
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 5 14 11 11 8 10 13 11 15 7 9 6 10 5 18 10 6 11 9 7 8 17 14 14 20 12 22 16 16 27 17 16 14 11 10 6 15 18 11 10 6 6 14 6 530
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4 9 6 8 5 8 11 20 29 21 22 23 9 8 22 25 8 8 9 6 5 2 7 2 15 37 14 3 4 7 9 20 25 33 26 24 19 516
INVENTIO AG 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 1 0 1 3 5 5 7 11 7 6 7 9 9 7 13 11 22 16 15 24 15 15 18 27 25 38 23 32 21 16 29 453
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC CORP. 3 13 14 5 15 19 11 3 24 19 10 2 6 11 5 16 13 5 16 17 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 229
KONE 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 2 2 10 8 5 3 8 8 9 13 28 19 18 21 25 180
HITACHI, LTD 1 0 1 5 3 6 4 6 8 7 3 0 4 5 3 2 2 1 2 4 5 2 6 2 6 5 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 1 1 1 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 113
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 3 3 6 2 0 2 1 4 3 5 12 5 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 60
KONE OSAKEYHTIO 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 6 10 8 12 11 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 54
KONE ELEVATOR GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 5 2 6 6 4 5 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 40
RELIANCE ELECTRIC CO. 9 10 5 1 5 4 2 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 0 0 37
TOSHIBA ELEVATOR KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 5 4 4 2 3 6 5 1 34
LG INDUSTRIAL SYSTEMS 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 1 3 1 2 12 6 6 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33
TOWMOTOR CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4 4 5 0 0 1 3 3 3 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 31
CLARK EQUIPMENT COMPANY, INC. 3 2 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 3 3 1 0 2 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 27
THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR CAPITAL 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 3 1 3 3 3 3 1 1 2 5 1 27
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
TOYODA JIDOSHOKKI SEISAKUSHO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
RAYMOND CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 17
MONTGOMERY ELEVATOR COMPANY 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
JUNGHEINRICH 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 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 3 0 1 0 2 2 15
DOVER CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 14
SUGIYASU INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
CROWN EQUIPMENT CORPORATION, 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 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 13
ARMOR ELEVATOR COMPANY, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 7 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 12
LINDE AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 1 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 0 0 11
LINDEN ALIMAK AB 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 1 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 0 0 11
ALLIS-CHALMERS CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 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 10
AUTOQUIP CORPORATION 0 3 0 0 1 2 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
EATON CORPORATION 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 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 10
ELEVATOR GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 2 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 0 0 0 9
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, 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 2 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 9
STANNAH STAIRLIFTS LIMITED 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 9
THYSSENKRUPP ELEVATOR AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 1 1 1 1 9
CROWN CONTROLS CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 8
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DAIFUKU 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 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
FUJITEC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 7
UNITED STATES ELEVATOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ADVANTAGE LIFT SYSTEMS, 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 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
BUCHER HYDRAULICS AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
CAPTIVATE NETWORK, 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 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
GANNETT SATELLITE INFORMATION NETWORK, 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 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 6
HARNISCHFEGER ENGINEERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PFLOW INDUSTRIES, 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 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ELEVATORS PTY. LIMITED 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 5
GEBRUDER HOFMANN GMBH & CO. KG MASCHINENFABRIK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 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 5
GENIE INDUSTRIES, INC. 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 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HUNTER ENGINEERING COMPANY 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 5
MANNESMANN AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MASCHINENBAU HALDENWANG 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
OTTO NUSSBAUM 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 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
RICON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SIECOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 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 5
THE PEELLE 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
WITTUR AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5



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