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

Design Patenting In Design Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 1999 - 2013 Design Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Design Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 3 or More Design Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class D18, Printing and Office Machinery

( design 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 the design patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated design patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
BROTHER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 4 9 18 33 31 101 80 31 22 8 32 18 39 426
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 25 16 24 20 12 11 43 27 27 39 10 18 3 15 307
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 24 40 48 37 24 26 5 12 11 9 10 12 11 4 8 281
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 5 8 22 17 15 12 6 35 14 26 30 15 15 27 24 271
XEROX CORPORATION 3 8 9 4 27 3 13 23 19 10 6 43 60 12 5 245
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 21 16 7 32 41 17 8 4 9 11 7 173
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 15 9 4 4 7 2 6 16 12 30 12 7 6 10 143
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 19 15 18 17 20 5 15 114
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 13 30 22 25 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 6 0 3 7 1 36 5 5 2 0 0 0 8 73
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 11 7 11 5 1 0 2 4 3 5 1 0 13 6 0 69
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 5 8 0 4 3 2 8 8 8 5 9 0 0 0 60
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 9 10 12 3 3 2 1 4 2 0 0 0 6 0 55
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 6 16 7 6 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 3 4 51
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 4 4 5 3 1 3 5 1 10 5 4 0 1 0 0 46
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 13 6 4 5 3 1 46
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 11 6 1 3 4 3 0 3 0 3 2 1 1 2 5 45
HEIDELBERGER DRUCKMASCHINEN AG 0 0 0 1 7 4 6 4 1 0 2 5 1 0 0 31
FELLOWES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 10 6 2 1 10 30
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 3 6 0 3 2 2 3 4 1 2 1 0 3 0 0 30
SHACHIHATA INDUSTRIAL CO., INC. 3 1 4 1 0 1 9 0 1 1 3 5 0 0 0 29
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 0 2 1 3 1 3 0 2 6 6 1 28
COLOP STEMPELERZEUGUNG SKOPEK GMBH & CO. KG 2 2 2 0 0 0 3 2 8 0 0 3 0 0 0 22
TEKTRONIX INC. 21 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
SONY CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 20
OKIDATA CORPORATION 2 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 7 19
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6 0 0 0 0 18
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 6 2 3 2 18
FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 8 0 0 0 4 17
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 1 1 0 4 0 1 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 17
PROVO CRAFT & NOVELTY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 1 1 2 2 1 0 17
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 16
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 7 0 0 0 0 0 14
M&R MARKING SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 4 0 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 7 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
BRADY WORLDWIDE, INC. 1 0 1 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 12
OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO., LTD. 2 3 1 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
STATIC CONTROL COMPONENTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 12
DYMO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 3 3 11
GENERAL BINDING CORPORATION 3 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
TRODAT GMBH 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 11
DE LA RUE INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 0 0 0 0 0 10
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 2 1 0 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
ROYAL CONSUMER INFORMATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
C.C. & L COMPANY LIMITED 0 1 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
LINOTYPE GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
MITA INDUSTRIAL COMPANY LTD. 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
POWERFUL WAY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 0 0 0 0 9
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
FISKARS BRANDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 1 0 0 1 8
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 2 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
HITACHI, LTD 4 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
SUN COAST MERCHANDISE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
ZIH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 8
CARL JIMUKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES PLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 7
HI-TOUCH IMAGING TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
INTERNATIONAL IMAGING MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
KONICA CORPORATION 0 1 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
LANDA CORPORATION LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
MATSUSHITA GRAPHIC COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6 0 0 0 7
MINOLTA CAMERA CO., LTD. 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 7
POINT PAY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 2 0 0 7
STAPLES THE OFFICE SUPERSTORE, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 7
AGFA-GEVAERT N.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
DIEBOLD INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA AG & CO. KG 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 6
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
HYPERCOM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
LIMAX ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
M.A.N. ROLAND DRUCKMASCHINEN AG 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
MAG-NIF, INC. 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MEI, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 0 6
MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MONOTYPE IMAGING GERMANY GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PANDUIT CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
PARADIGM SERVICES LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
SILITEK CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SOP SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SUN SAME ENTERPRISES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 6
TONIC STUDIOS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
VIVOTECH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BANCTEC, INCORPORATED 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
GLORY KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
KABUSHIKI KAISHA SATO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 5
KATUM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 5
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 5
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
PELIKAN HARDCOPY PRODUCTION AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 5
POLLYFLAME INTERNATIONAL B.V. 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 2 5
TSUKINEKO, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ACCO UK LIMITED 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
ACME UNITED CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
CALIBRE INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DATACARD CORPORATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
DIEBOLD ELECTION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DRESSER WAYNE AKTIEBOLAG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
MANUFACTURE D'ARTICLES DE PRECISION ET DE DRESSIN - M.A.P.E.D. 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MAPING KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4
MARS INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MEDIA SCIENCES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
OPEX CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
PAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4
RYOBI, LTD. 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SCAN COIN INDUSTRIES AB 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SWEDA COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
TECHTRONIC FLOOR CARE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4
VERI-FONE, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
WINCOR NIXDORF INTERNATIONAL GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
ABLE SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
AETAS TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
APEX LEADER LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
BANKSYS S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CALCULATED INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CARL MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELIA LIFE TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELLISON EDUCATIONAL EQUIPMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
FAF GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FUJIFILM DIMATIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
GLORY LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 3
GRAPHTEC CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
INTERMEC PRINTER AB 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
KING JIM CO., LTD. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LAUREL PRECISION MACHINE CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
LINKPOINT INTERNATIONAL 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
MONITEK ELECTRONICS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NASHUA CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NISCA CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
NOBLE MARKETING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
OLIVETTI LEXIKON S.P.A. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
OPEN DATA S.R.L. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
PI-DESIGN AG 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
RIBOSE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
ROLAND DG CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
ROYAL APPLIANCE MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
SEIKO I INFOTECH INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
ULTRA PROIZVODNJA ELEKTRONSKIH NAPRAV D.O.O 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
VISUAL DESIGN LABORATORY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3



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