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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 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 136, Batteries: Thermoelectric and Photoelectric

( 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 13 30 28 22 106
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 6 17 12 9 45
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 3 5 13 7 28
SUNPOWER CORPORATION 2 7 3 11 5 28
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 3 2 4 4 9 22
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 5 3 6 7 22
BOEING COMPANY 3 3 4 5 6 21
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 2 3 8 8 21
KONARKA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 9 5 3 0 20
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 0 2 5 4 8 19
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 1 9 4 2 18
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 1 5 4 7 18
EMCORE SOLAR POWER, INC. 1 5 0 6 4 16
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 0 2 8 5 16
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 0 2 3 5 5 15
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 1 4 3 5 13
MIASOLE 1 2 1 3 5 12
NANOSOLAR, INC. 3 3 2 2 2 12
NIPPON KAYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 4 4 1 11
PANASONIC CORPORATION 4 1 1 3 2 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 6 3 9
KANEKA CORPORATION 1 4 2 0 2 9
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 3 3 0 2 9
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 2 0 4 0 3 9
SOLARIA CORPORATION 0 0 2 6 1 9
STION CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 6 9
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 8
SOLEXEL, INC. 0 1 5 2 0 8
SOLYNDRA LLC 0 0 1 4 3 8
CERTAINTEED CORP. 0 0 0 3 4 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 0 2 1 4 7
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 0 1 5 1 7
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 2 1 4 0 7
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 2 2 3 7
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 0 5 2 7
SOLOPOWER, INC. 0 2 1 3 1 7
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 4 2 1 0 7
TRANSLUCENT, INC. 0 1 5 0 1 7
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 2 0 4 1 7
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 2 1 0 0 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 2 2 0 2 6
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 0 3 2 0 1 6
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2 2 1 1 0 6
NEXTREME THERMAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 3 1 0 1 6
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 0 3 6
YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 2 6
FIRST SOLAR, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 0 2 2 1 5
FUJIKURA LTD. 1 1 2 0 1 5
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 4 1 5
KYOSEMI CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 1 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 0 0 2 1 5
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 2 1 2 5
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 2 3 5
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 0 0 0 5 0 5
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 0 2 0 3 0 5
SILICON CHINA (HK) LIMITED 0 0 0 5 0 5
SKYLINE SOLAR, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
SONY CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 3 5
SUNPOWER CORPORATION, SYSTEMS 2 1 2 0 0 5
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 1 2 0 1 1 5



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