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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 271, Sheet Feeding or Delivering

( 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
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 49 59 63 75 111 357
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 48 52 48 44 58 250
XEROX CORPORATION 33 38 46 31 41 189
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 18 31 39 39 61 188
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 16 20 36 22 29 123
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 22 25 28 14 95
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 9 11 16 27 18 81
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 18 19 15 24 80
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 11 18 20 11 15 75
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 7 17 16 24 10 74
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 13 22 13 6 14 68
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 17 14 11 10 10 62
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 14 20 8 5 9 56
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 6 13 9 13 8 49
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 16 9 14 5 4 48
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 4 5 10 11 14 44
HEIDELBERGER DRUCKMASCHINEN AG 14 13 10 3 3 43
OKIDATA CORPORATION 3 4 9 9 13 38
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 7 11 5 2 4 29
NEOPOST TECHNOLOGIES 3 6 4 5 6 24
FOXLINK IMAGE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 4 4 4 5 5 22
HITACHI-OMRON TERMINAL SOLUTIONS, CORP. 2 6 5 3 5 21
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 4 6 9 19
NCR CORPORATION 2 1 2 6 8 19
PFU LIMITED 2 2 5 5 5 19
GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH 4 3 5 5 1 18
GLORY LTD. 0 3 1 10 3 17
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 9 5 2 1 0 17
GOSS INTERNATIONAL AMERICAS, INC. 3 2 2 4 5 16
KINPO ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 5 5 4 2 16
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 6 7 1 1 0 15
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 2 12 14
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 2 3 3 4 2 14
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 3 2 2 2 5 14
NAUTILUS HYOSUNG INC. 1 3 5 1 4 14
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 0 1 5 3 5 14
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION 0 3 0 7 4 14
KOMORI CORPORATION 4 5 2 1 1 13
NISCA CORPORATION 2 1 1 4 5 13
AVISION INC. 1 3 4 4 0 12
DUPLO SEIKO CORP. 1 1 4 5 1 12
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 7 4 0 1 0 12
OCE-TECHNOLOGIES, B.V. 3 4 1 0 4 12
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 6 2 1 2 12
FERAG AG 1 5 2 0 3 11
LG N-SYS INC. 5 4 1 1 0 11
WINCOR NIXDORF INTERNATIONAL GMBH 1 2 2 3 3 11
MEI, INC. 1 1 2 2 4 10
CAL-COMP ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIMITED 0 1 1 1 6 9
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 3 3 1 0 9
BURROUGHS PAYMENT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 6 1 0 8
CANON FINETECH INC. 1 2 2 3 0 8
TECO IMAGE SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 2 2 2 0 1 7
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
LAUREL PRECISION MACHINE CO., LTD. 2 0 1 3 0 6
NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 0 6
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 0 3 1 1 6
SHANDONG NEW BEIYANG INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
SOLYSTIC 0 2 0 1 3 6
ASIA OPTICAL CO., INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
CANON DENSHI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 1 1 0 5
CRANE CANADA CO. 0 1 0 3 1 5
SILITEK ELECTRONIC (GUANGZHOU) CO.,LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5



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