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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 36 46 67 80 96 325
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 24 48 61 22 0 155
PANASONIC CORPORATION 11 9 45 39 51 155
OSRAM GMBH 18 19 46 39 24 146
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 29 61 90
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 5 18 14 22 20 79
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 20 13 20 7 18 78
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 7 17 17 11 24 76
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 14 16 8 18 17 73
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 6 14 20 14 7 61
TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 3 15 38 58
CREE, INC. 3 3 10 9 32 57
ROHM CO., LTD. 5 10 12 13 14 54
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 7 7 9 8 15 46
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 4 7 10 15 9 45
O2 MICRO, INC. 0 10 17 12 5 44
KOITO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED 8 6 14 5 9 42
UNIVERSAL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 5 11 11 8 41
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 4 2 8 15 10 39
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 4 14 8 11 38
NXP B.V. 0 2 9 7 18 36
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 6 5 7 11 30
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 8 5 9 8 30
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 5 7 4 5 8 29
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 27 28
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 4 12 11 0 0 27
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 5 2 11 3 6 27
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 4 5 5 7 5 26
GREEN SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 4 12 7 25
LUXIM CORPORATION 4 7 10 3 1 25
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 4 4 7 7 3 25
MICROSEMI CORP. 2 8 2 7 5 24
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 3 4 7 6 24
SONY CORPORATION 4 6 6 4 3 23
POINT SOMEE LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 0 0 5 8 9 22
SANKEN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED 4 9 3 4 2 22
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISYA 1 3 7 10 1 22
AMPOWER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 5 8 6 0 21
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 6 2 6 5 2 21
DENSO CORPORATION 2 1 1 10 6 20
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 8 12 20
FAIRCHILD KOREA SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. 0 0 6 4 9 19
DELTA ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 16 18
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 2 0 8 6 18
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 2 9 5 2 18
CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES, LTD. 0 6 10 1 0 17
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 0 2 6 6 3 17
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 1 6 3 4 17
MUSCO CORPORATION 3 3 4 5 2 17
POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. 1 0 3 5 8 17
APPLE, INC. 0 2 4 7 3 16
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 0 0 4 3 9 16
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 5 5 3 1 16
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 4 4 3 2 3 16
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 2 1 7 4 2 16
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 1 2 3 3 6 15
DIGITAL LUMENS INCORPORATED 0 0 3 7 5 15
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA AG 1 2 4 2 6 15
INNOCOM TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 6 5 3 1 0 15
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 1 1 1 2 9 14
AMS AG 1 3 1 3 6 14
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 1 5 8 14
TOPANGA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 5 7 1 14
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 4 3 3 2 13
FU ZHUN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 1 11 1 0 13
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 4 1 2 1 5 13
BEYOND INNOVATION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 1 2 4 3 12
ILUMISYS, INC. 0 0 3 4 5 12
LITE-ON IT CORPORATION 0 2 8 2 0 12
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 3 1 7 12
SILERGY SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY (HANGZHOU) LTD 0 0 0 1 11 12
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 3 3 4 1 1 12
HIMAX ANALOGIC, INC. 2 4 1 2 2 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 1 1 4 2 11
INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION 3 5 2 1 0 11
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 0 10 11
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 4 1 3 2 11
SWITCH BULB COMPANY, INC. 0 0 4 3 4 11
BRIDGELUX, INC 0 3 4 3 0 10
ELDOLAB HOLDING B.V. 0 0 1 3 6 10
EXCLARA INC. 3 7 0 0 0 10
IML INTERNATIONAL 0 0 2 1 7 10
INTERSIL AMERICALS LLC 0 2 3 4 1 10
MICROSEMI CORP.-ANALOG MIXED SIGNAL GROUP LTD. 1 2 5 2 0 10
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 2 2 1 4 10
O2 MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. 6 1 3 0 0 10
ON-BRIGHT ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. 3 1 1 4 1 10
PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC. 8 1 1 0 0 10
SEASONAL SPECIALTIES LLC 1 3 0 4 2 10
TRIDONICATCO GMBH & CO. KG 2 0 1 1 6 10
ALLEGRO MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 2 2 2 9
ATMEL CORPORATION 1 0 2 5 1 9
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 0 0 2 5 2 9
ELECTRONIC THEATRE CONTROLS, INC. 0 0 1 2 6 9
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 1 2 4 2 9
ENLIGHTED, INC. 0 0 0 7 2 9
EXPRESS IMAGING SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 3 6 9
HUETTINGER ELEKTRONIK GMBH & CO. KG 2 1 1 4 1 9
LEADTREND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 0 1 2 4 9
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 2 1 2 2 2 9
LIGHT-BASED TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 0 0 3 6 0 9
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 3 4 0 2 9
SUPERTEX, INC. 1 1 1 3 3 9
SYSTEM-GENERAL CORPORATION 2 0 2 2 3 9
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 1 0 2 0 5 8
BIOLOGICAL ILLUMINATION, LLC 0 0 3 1 4 8
CHIMEI-INNOLUX CORPORATION 1 2 1 2 2 8
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 3 2 3 8
FSP TECHNOLOGY INC. 4 0 1 2 1 8
GREENWAVE REALITY, PTE LTD. 0 1 3 3 1 8
LG INNOTEK CO., LTD 3 2 0 0 3 8
LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 4 8
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 1 0 3 2 2 8
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 2 2 2 2 8
SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 3 4 1 8
THALES 2 1 0 3 2 8
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 2 0 3 3 8
TRIDONIC GMBH & CO. KG. 0 0 0 3 5 8
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 1 4 8
VARIAN SEMICONDUCTOR EQUIPMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. 1 2 0 1 4 8
ADVANCED ENERGY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 1 1 4 7
ARKALUMEN INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
COOLEDGE LIGHTING, INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
E2V TECHNOLOGIES (UK) LTD. 0 2 2 0 3 7
GRENERGY OPTO, INC. 0 4 2 1 0 7
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 1 0 1 5 7
ION BEAM APPLICATIONS SOCIETE ANONYME 0 0 2 3 2 7
MAG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 1 2 2 1 1 7
MICREL INCORPORATED 3 2 1 1 0 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 2 1 4 0 7
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 3 1 2 0 7
SEOUL OPTO DEVICE CO., LTD. 0 1 4 1 1 7
SORAA INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
TERRALUX, INC. 1 0 0 2 4 7
VALEO VISION 0 1 1 3 2 7
VIRGIN ISLANDS MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 5 2 0 0 0 7
ZILOG, INC. 1 0 0 4 2 7
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 5 2 0 0 0 7
CERAVISION LIMITED 0 0 2 1 3 6
CRS ELECTRONICS 0 0 0 2 4 6
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 3 0 3 0 0 6
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 1 0 3 1 1 6
INNOSYS, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 4 6
LEXTAR ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 5 6
LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED 0 0 0 3 3 6
MACROBLOCK, INC. 0 1 0 3 2 6
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 1 2 1 0 6
NEOFOCAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
OKIDATA CORPORATION 1 0 4 0 1 6
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 1 0 1 1 3 6
PRINCETON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 2 6
REDWOOD SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
SUMIDA CORPORATION 3 2 1 0 0 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 1 3 1 6
ACCURAY, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
AMERICAN BRIGHT LIGHTING, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
ANALOG INTEGRATIONS CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
AZOTEQ (PTY) LIMITED 2 1 1 1 0 5
BCD SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING LIMITED 0 2 0 2 1 5
BOCA FLASHER, INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
CHICONY POWER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 1 2 1 5
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR GMBH 0 0 1 0 4 5
DIEHL AEROSPACE GMBH 1 1 1 0 2 5
ELWHA LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
FOXSEMICON INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 0 0 3 1 5
ILUMI SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
IMMENSE ADVANCE TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 0 2 1 2 5
INVENTRONICS (HANGZHOU), INC. 0 0 1 0 4 5
IWASAKI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 0 1 2 1 5
IWATT, INC. 0 2 2 0 1 5
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
LSI INDUSTRIES INC. 0 2 0 3 0 5
LUMENETIX, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
LUMENPULSE LIGHTING, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
LUXUL TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATION 0 0 0 0 5 5
LYNK LABS, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
MANHATTAN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 1 0 3 0 5
MIDASWEI TRADING CO., LTD. 1 1 1 0 2 5
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
NATIONAL CHI NAN UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 0 4 5
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 2 3 5
NIKO SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
ONCE INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
RAYDIUM SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 1 3 1 0 0 5
SEMISILICON TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 1 0 2 5
STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 0 2 1 5
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
TDK CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 4 5
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 3 1 0 1 5
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 1 0 2 1 5
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 1 1 1 1 5
VU1 CORPORATION 1 0 3 0 1 5
YOUNG LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 4 0 1 5
ZOND, INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5



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