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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 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 117, Single-Crystal, Oriented-Crystal, and Epitaxy Growth Processes; Non-Coating Apparatus Therefor

( 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
SILTRONIC AG 6 3 11 12 7 39
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 4 7 8 9 4 32
SUMCO TECHXIV CORPORATION 2 5 5 9 10 31
SUMCO CORPORATION 9 2 3 6 8 28
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 4 5 6 10 3 28
SHIN-ETSU HANDOTAI CO., LTD. 0 4 6 4 5 19
JAPAN SUPER QUARTZ CORPORATION 1 2 4 4 6 17
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 5 2 2 5 2 16
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 5 3 2 3 0 13
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 1 3 4 2 12
FREIBERGER COMPOUND MATERIALS GMBH 1 3 3 2 2 11
SORAA INC. 0 3 3 4 1 11
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 1 1 2 2 4 10
CRYSTAL IS, INC. 2 1 3 2 2 10
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 2 0 1 3 9
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 3 2 0 1 3 9
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, INC. 1 1 2 2 2 8
SILTRON INC. 2 0 3 2 1 8
AMG IDEAL CAST SOLAR CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 3 7
II-VI INCORPORATED 1 0 1 3 2 7
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 3 1 0 2 1 7
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 2 7
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 2 1 2 2 7
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 1 4 0 2 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
MITSUBISHI MATERIALS CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 3 6
S.O.I. TEC SILICON ON INSULATOR TECHNOLOGIES S.A. 0 0 3 3 0 6
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 2 2 1 6
APOLLO DIAMOND, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
ASM INTERNATIONAL N.V. 4 0 0 0 1 5
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 1 1 0 5
CREE, INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 1 1 0 2 5
SIXPOINT MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
SUMCO PHOENIX CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 0 2 2 5



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