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

Patenting By Geographic Region (State and Country),
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

NORWAY

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 46 24 25 27 139
WESTERNGECO, LLC 12 25 20 19 25 101
ATMEL CORPORATION 10 6 12 10 13 51
GE HEALTHCARE AS 5 9 13 12 11 50
STATOIL ASA 11 7 10 8 14 50
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 24 12 36
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 5 3 13 14 36
TANDBERG TELECOM AS 10 14 4 1 1 30
PGS GEOPHYSICAL AS 4 5 5 5 7 26
NORSK HYDRO ASA 7 8 5 3 2 25
VETCO GRAY SCANDINAVIA AS 5 2 5 8 5 25
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 4 4 7 3 3 21
APTINA IMAGING CORPORATION 2 7 4 3 4 20
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 4 2 6 5 3 20
OPTINOSE AS 2 4 3 3 7 19
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 0 3 3 7 5 18
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 7 4 4 2 17
SINVENT AS 2 2 3 7 2 16
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 3 5 5 1 2 16
LAERDAL MEDICAL AS 0 5 3 2 5 15
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 4 2 3 3 15
OPTOPLAN AS 5 5 3 0 2 15
FMC BIOPOLYMER AS 1 8 2 1 2 14
M-I L.L.C 1 5 1 2 4 13
ROXAR FLOW MEASUREMENT AS 2 3 2 2 4 13
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 10 3 0 0 0 13
BOREALIS TECHNOLOGY OY 3 1 4 2 2 12
STATOILHYDRO ASA 1 2 0 5 4 12
TOMRA SYSTEMS ASA 2 4 3 2 1 12
ARM NORWAY AS 0 0 2 7 2 11
FRAMO ENGINEERING A/S 0 2 2 4 3 11
NEXANS 3 0 3 3 2 11
PRONOVA BIOPHARMA NORGE AS 1 3 1 2 4 11
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 4 7 11
TELENOR ASA 3 6 2 0 0 11
AKER SUBSEA AS 0 1 1 5 3 10
GE HEALTHCARE LIMITED 1 0 0 5 4 10
NATIONAL OILWELL NORWAY AS 0 2 1 2 5 10
ABB AS 1 3 1 2 2 9
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 0 2 2 5 0 9
DPCOM AS 1 1 2 4 1 9
GYRODATA, INC. 0 0 2 2 5 9
AGR SUBSEA AS 0 1 1 1 5 8
FMC KONGSBERG SUBSEA AS 1 2 2 3 0 8
IDEX ASA 2 3 1 1 1 8
YARA INTERNATIONAL ASA 2 4 0 1 1 8
AKER WELL SERVICE AS 1 0 0 1 5 7
AXELLIA PHARMACEUTICALS APS 0 0 4 1 2 7
DAKO INSTRUMEC AS 0 1 2 2 2 7
HAMWORTHY PLC 0 0 2 3 2 7
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 1 0 2 1 3 7
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES SENSONOR AS 5 2 0 0 0 7
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 4 7
OPERA SOFTWARE ASA 0 1 2 2 2 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 1 2 2 2 7
SCHLUMBERGER NORGE AS 0 0 1 5 1 7
SEABED RIG AS 1 1 0 1 4 7
TDW OFFSHORE SERVICES AS 1 2 3 1 0 7
AKER KVAERNER SUBSEA AS 1 1 3 1 0 6
ARM LIMITED 0 0 1 2 3 6
I-TEC AS 1 1 1 1 2 6
INVITROGEN DYNAL AS 0 0 3 3 0 6
LUMEX AS 0 0 0 5 1 6
NORCHIP AS 1 1 2 0 2 6
OCEAN RISER SYSTEMS AS 2 1 1 1 1 6
PHOTOCURE ASA 2 1 1 0 2 6
ROLLS-ROYCE MARINE AS 1 1 0 2 2 6
SCAN COIN AB 0 2 1 3 0 6
TANDBERG STORAGE ASA 3 1 0 0 2 6
AKER BIOMARINE ASA 0 1 1 1 2 5
AKER ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY AS 0 0 0 3 2 5
AXIS-SHIELD ASA 3 0 0 1 1 5
ELECTROMAGNETIC GEOSERVICES AS 1 0 2 2 0 5
ELKEM A/S 1 0 3 0 1 5
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
HITTITE MICROWAVE NORWAY AS 0 0 0 1 4 5
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
KONGSBERG DEFENCE & AEROSPACE AS 0 1 2 2 0 5
MED STORM INNOVATION AS 0 0 2 1 2 5
MICROSOFT INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS B.V. 0 0 3 1 1 5
QIAGEN GMBH 2 1 2 0 0 5
UOP 3 1 1 0 0 5
VOLUSENSE AS 0 0 0 3 2 5



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