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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 315, Electric Lamp and Discharge Devices: Systems

( 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 24 36 46 67 80 253
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 19 24 48 61 22 174
OSRAM GMBH 4 18 19 46 39 126
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 11 9 45 39 109
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 15 20 13 20 7 75
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 8 5 18 14 22 67
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 14 16 8 18 59
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 6 14 20 14 58
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 5 7 17 17 11 57
KOITO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED 11 8 6 14 5 44
ROHM CO., LTD. 4 5 10 12 13 44
O2 MICRO, INC. 0 0 10 17 12 39
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 3 4 7 10 15 39
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 6 4 12 11 0 33
UNIVERSAL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 6 5 11 11 33
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 7 7 9 8 32
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 0 4 2 8 15 29
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 29 29
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 1 4 14 8 29
LUXIM CORPORATION 4 4 7 10 3 28
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 8 6 2 6 5 27
CREE, INC. 1 3 3 10 9 26
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 4 4 4 7 7 26
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISYA 4 1 3 7 10 25
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 0 8 5 9 24
SONY CORPORATION 4 4 6 6 4 24
MICROSEMI CORP. 4 2 8 2 7 23
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 4 3 4 7 23
SANKEN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED 3 4 9 3 4 23
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 4 5 5 7 22
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 5 2 11 3 22
AMPOWER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 5 8 6 21
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 0 5 7 4 5 21
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 2 1 6 5 7 21
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 8 4 4 3 2 21
PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC. 10 8 1 1 0 20
TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 15 20
CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES, LTD. 2 0 6 10 1 19
INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION 8 3 5 2 1 19
GREEN SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 4 12 18
NXP B.V. 0 0 2 9 7 18
DENSO CORPORATION 3 2 1 1 10 17
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 3 1 6 3 17
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 9 4 1 2 1 17
INNOCOM TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 6 5 3 1 16
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 2 9 5 16
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 2 2 1 7 4 16
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 2 5 5 3 15
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 2 2 0 8 15
MUSCO CORPORATION 0 3 3 4 5 15
APPLE, INC. 1 0 2 4 7 14
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 0 0 2 6 6 14
O2 MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. 4 6 1 3 0 14
FU ZHUN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 1 11 1 13
POINT SOMEE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 0 0 0 5 8 13
TOPANGA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 5 7 13
EXCLARA INC. 2 3 7 0 0 12
FAIRCHILD KOREA SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. 2 0 0 6 4 12
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 3 0 2 3 4 12
LITE-ON IT CORPORATION 0 0 2 8 2 12
MICROSEMI CORP.-ANALOG MIXED SIGNAL GROUP LTD. 2 1 2 5 2 12
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 5 5 2 0 0 12
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 4 3 3 11
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 4 2 1 2 2 11
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 3 3 4 1 11
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 1 1 2 3 3 10
BEYOND INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 2 1 2 4 10
BRIDGELUX, INC 0 0 3 4 3 10
DIGITAL LUMENS INCORPORATED 0 0 0 3 7 10
HIMAX ANALOGIC, INC. 1 2 4 1 2 10
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 4 3 0 3 0 10
MICREL INCORPORATED 3 3 2 1 1 10
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 1 4 1 3 10
ON-BRIGHT ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. 1 3 1 1 4 10
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 3 1 1 4 9
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA AG 0 1 2 4 2 9
LIGHT-BASED TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 0 0 0 3 6 9
POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. 0 1 0 3 5 9
SYSTEM-GENERAL CORPORATION 3 2 0 2 2 9
ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC 5 1 0 1 1 8
AMS AG 0 1 3 1 3 8
ATMEL CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 5 8
FSP TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 4 0 1 2 8
HUETTINGER ELEKTRONIK GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 1 1 4 8
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 0 2 1 4 8
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 8 8
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 2 8
SEASONAL SPECIALTIES LLC 0 1 3 0 4 8
SUPERTEX, INC. 2 1 1 1 3 8
VIRGIN ISLANDS MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 2 0 0 8
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 2 2 7
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 0 0 0 4 3 7
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
E2V TECHNOLOGIES (UK) LTD. 3 0 2 2 0 7
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 1 2 4 7
ENLIGHTED, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
GREENWAVE REALITY, PTE LTD. 0 0 1 3 3 7
GRENERGY OPTO, INC. 0 0 4 2 1 7
ILUMISYS, INC. 0 0 0 3 4 7
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 3 4 0 7
LSI INDUSTRIES INC. 2 0 2 0 3 7
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 1 0 0 1 5 7
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 1 2 2 1 7
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 2 1 3 1 0 7
SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 4 7
SUMIDA CORPORATION 1 3 2 1 0 7
SWITCH BULB COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 1 1 1 1 2 6
AZOTEQ (PTY) LIMITED 1 2 1 1 1 6
CHIMEI-INNOLUX CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 2 6
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 1 0 0 3 2 6
LEADTREND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 2 0 1 2 6
LG INNOTEK CO., LTD 1 3 2 0 0 6
LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 2 6
MAG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 1 2 2 1 6
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 0 1 0 3 2 6
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 1 6
NEC MICROWAVE TUBE, LTD. 2 2 1 1 0 6
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 2 2 1 0 1 6
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 2 2 2 6
SEMEQUIP, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
SEOUL OPTO DEVICE CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 1 6
THALES 0 2 1 0 3 6
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 1 0 2 0 3 6
VALEO VISION 1 0 1 1 3 6
BCD SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING LIMITED 1 0 2 0 2 5
BOCA FLASHER, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 2 0 0 1 2 5
FOXSEMICON INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 1 0 3 1 5
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 0 1 0 1 5
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SOCIETE ANONYME 0 0 0 2 3 5
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
MACROBLOCK, INC. 1 0 1 0 3 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 1 1 0 3 5
NEXXUS LIGHTING, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 5
NIKO SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 2 2 1 0 5
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 1 0 4 0 5
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 2 1 0 1 1 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 1 3 1 5
STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 0 1 1 3 5
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 1 1 1 1 5
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
ZILOG, INC. 0 1 0 0 4 5
ZOND, INC. 0 3 1 1 0 5



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