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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 59 63 75 111 99 407
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 52 48 44 58 62 264
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 31 39 39 61 47 217
XEROX CORPORATION 38 46 31 41 20 176
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 20 36 22 29 21 128
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 22 25 28 14 12 101
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 18 19 15 24 12 88
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 11 16 27 18 11 83
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 17 16 24 10 4 71
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 18 20 11 15 3 67
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 22 13 6 14 6 61
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 14 11 10 10 9 54
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 2 12 39 53
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 20 8 5 9 10 52
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 13 9 13 8 7 50
OKIDATA CORPORATION 4 9 9 13 9 44
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 5 10 11 14 3 43
PFU LIMITED 2 5 5 5 22 39
HEIDELBERGER DRUCKMASCHINEN AG 13 10 3 3 5 34
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 9 14 5 4 2 34
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 4 6 9 12 31
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 1 5 3 5 12 26
NEOPOST TECHNOLOGIES 6 4 5 6 4 25
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 11 5 2 4 3 25
FOXLINK IMAGE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 4 4 5 5 5 23
GLORY LTD. 3 1 10 3 4 21
HITACHI-OMRON TERMINAL SOLUTIONS, CORP. 6 5 3 5 1 20
NCR CORPORATION 1 2 6 8 3 20
GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH 3 5 5 1 4 18
KINPO ELECTRONICS, INC. 5 5 4 2 1 17
UNIVERSAL ENTERTAINMENT CORPORATION 3 0 7 4 2 16
AVISION INC. 3 4 4 0 4 15
CAL-COMP ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIMITED 1 1 1 6 6 15
NAUTILUS HYOSUNG INC. 3 5 1 4 2 15
GOSS INTERNATIONAL AMERICAS, INC. 2 2 4 5 1 14
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 3 3 4 2 2 14
FERAG AG 5 2 0 3 3 13
NISCA CORPORATION 1 1 4 5 2 13
MEI, INC. 1 2 2 4 3 12
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 2 2 2 5 1 12
WINCOR NIXDORF INTERNATIONAL GMBH 2 2 3 3 2 12
DUPLO SEIKO CORP. 1 4 5 1 0 11
KOMORI CORPORATION 5 2 1 1 2 11
OCE-TECHNOLOGIES, B.V. 4 1 0 4 2 11
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 2 1 2 0 11
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 7 1 1 0 0 9
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 3 3 9
BURROUGHS PAYMENT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 6 1 0 0 8
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 5 2 1 0 0 8
CANON FINETECH INC. 2 2 3 0 0 7
GRG BANKING EQUIPMENT CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 6 7
SHANDONG NEW BEIYANG INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 5 1 7
SOLYSTIC 2 0 1 3 1 7
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 3 1 0 0 7
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 6
KONICA MINOLTA, INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
LG N-SYS INC. 4 1 1 0 0 6
CRANE CANADA CO. 1 0 3 1 0 5
CTS CASHPRO S.P.A. 1 3 0 0 1 5
J & L GROUP INTERNATIONAL, LLC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 4 0 1 0 0 5
NEC ACCESS TECHNICA, LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
NIDEC SANKYO CORPORATION 1 3 1 0 0 5
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 3 1 1 0 5
SILITEK ELECTRONIC (GUANGZHOU) CO.,LTD. 2 1 2 0 0 5
TECO IMAGE SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 2 2 0 1 0 5



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