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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 30 28 22 29 122
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 6 17 12 9 5 49
BOEING COMPANY 3 4 5 6 19 37
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 3 5 13 7 8 36
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 2 8 5 21 36
SUNPOWER CORPORATION 7 3 11 5 8 34
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 3 8 8 12 33
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 2 4 4 9 14 33
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 3 5 5 11 26
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 5 3 6 7 5 26
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 2 5 4 8 3 22
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 5 4 7 5 22
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 9 4 2 3 19
EMCORE SOLAR POWER, INC. 5 0 6 4 2 17
KONARKA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 9 5 3 0 0 17
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 4 3 5 4 17
KANEKA CORPORATION 4 2 0 2 4 12
NIPPON KAYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 4 4 1 1 12
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 3 3 0 2 4 12
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 5 12
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 3 0 3 6 12
SOLEXEL, INC. 1 5 2 0 4 12
STION CORPORATION 0 1 2 6 3 12
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 2 1 0 5 12
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 0 4 1 5 12
BANPIL PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 3 0 8 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 6 3 2 11
MIASOLE 2 1 3 5 0 11
SOLYNDRA LLC 0 1 4 3 3 11
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 2 3 3 10
SOLARIA CORPORATION 0 2 6 1 1 10
FIRST SOLAR, INC. 0 0 4 1 4 9
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 0 1 5 1 2 9
FUJIKURA LTD. 1 2 0 1 5 9
NANOSOLAR, INC. 3 2 2 2 0 9
TRANSLUCENT, INC. 1 5 0 1 2 9
CERTAINTEED CORP. 0 0 3 4 1 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 2 1 4 1 8
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 2 2 1 3 8
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 1 4 0 1 8
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 2 2 0 2 2 8
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 2 3 0 8
ALTA DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 3 3 1 7
BASF SE 1 0 0 1 5 7
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 4 1 2 7
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 3 2 0 1 1 7
KYOSEMI CORPORATION 0 3 1 1 2 7
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 2 1 2 2 7
PRIMESTAR SOLAR, INC. 0 0 5 2 0 7
PRINCETON UNIVERSITY 0 4 0 3 0 7
SOLOPOWER, INC. 2 1 3 1 0 7
SONY CORPORATION 0 2 0 3 2 7
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 1 5 7
ALLIANCE FOR SUSTAINABLE ENERGY, LLC 0 1 2 1 2 6
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 0 0 0 1 5 6
GTAT CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 2 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 2 1 3 6
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 0 2 3 1 6
POLYERA CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 2 6
TDK CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 2 6
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 2 0 1 1 2 6
YANEGIJUTSUKENKYUJO CO., LTD. 0 3 1 2 0 6
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 0 0 0 4 5
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 1 0 2 2 5
INSTITUTE OF NUCLEAR ENERGY RESEARCH, CHINESE ATOMIC ENERGY COUNCIL, TAIWAN 0 0 1 1 3 5
INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 2 1 1 0 1 5
NEOKISMET, L.L.C. 1 0 1 1 2 5
NEXPOWER TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 1 0 2 2 5
NEXTREME THERMAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 1 1 0 1 2 5
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 0 0 5 0 0 5
SAINT-GOBAIN GLASS FRANCE 0 2 1 0 2 5
SHIN ETSU CHEMICAL CO., LTD. 2 0 3 0 0 5
SILEVO, INC. 0 0 2 0 3 5
SILICON CHINA (HK) LIMITED 0 0 5 0 0 5
SKYLINE SOLAR, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 0 0 1 2 2 5



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