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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 320, Electricity: Battery or Capacitor Charging or Discharging

( 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 23 32 39 51 40 185
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 16 21 11 16 22 86
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 10 10 10 28 23 81
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 12 19 8 16 16 71
SONY CORPORATION 15 20 7 18 7 67
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 11 19 15 16 4 65
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 6 7 9 20 22 64
PANASONIC CORPORATION 9 10 6 22 16 63
LG CHEMICAL LTD. 13 20 7 3 5 48
DENSO CORPORATION 6 10 5 11 9 41
O2 MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. 9 15 5 7 3 39
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 4 2 8 14 9 37
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 4 7 8 14 36
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 7 7 4 14 36
MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORPORATION 11 6 7 6 5 35
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 6 10 4 7 8 35
O2 MICRO, INC. 0 1 4 20 9 34
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 4 10 7 3 7 31
BLACK & DECKER INC. 7 9 7 6 1 30
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 3 6 8 11 29
APPLE, INC. 4 5 2 7 10 28
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 4 4 3 9 8 28
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 14 4 3 4 2 27
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 3 5 7 7 5 27
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 10 3 8 2 26
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 4 4 8 4 3 23
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 14 4 2 1 2 23
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 3 4 4 4 8 23
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 5 5 5 4 3 22
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 2 2 7 6 21
HITACHI, LTD 2 5 1 8 4 20
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 1 3 8 7 20
PANASONIC EV ENERGY CO., LTD. 7 4 5 3 1 20
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 4 2 7 2 19
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 5 6 5 2 1 19
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 6 1 4 5 19
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 1 8 7 1 18
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 2 3 7 4 18
ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC 4 1 5 1 6 17
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 6 6 4 1 17
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 3 3 7 3 16
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 1 4 5 4 16
YAZAKI CORP. 4 3 1 7 1 16
INTEL CORPORATION 2 4 1 6 2 15
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 4 3 3 3 1 14
HITACHI VEHICLE ENERGY, LTD. 2 1 5 4 2 14
NEC CORPORATION 4 1 3 6 0 14
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 2 3 2 6 14
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 2 4 6 1 0 13
ROHM CO., LTD. 1 3 4 3 1 12
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 3 3 5 1 0 12
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 2 2 3 1 12
GILLETTE COMPANY 0 2 3 3 3 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 4 0 3 1 11
ATMEL CORPORATION 4 2 2 2 0 10
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 1 3 0 4 2 10
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 2 1 4 2 10
FUJITSU LIMITED 3 2 2 2 1 10
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 1 2 4 1 2 10
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 4 0 2 2 10
MAKITA CORPORATION 0 3 1 4 2 10
MOTOROLA, INC. 4 6 0 0 0 10
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 5 10
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 6 2 0 9
COULOMB TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 6 2 0 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 1 2 2 2 9
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA JIDOSHOKKI 0 0 1 3 5 9
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 3 9
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 1 1 0 1 9
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 0 9 9
QUALLION, LLC 5 2 2 0 0 9
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 3 1 1 2 9
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 0 2 3 2 8
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 0 2 1 5 8
LEAR CORPORATION 2 1 0 4 1 8
MIDTRONICS, INC. 4 0 2 0 2 8
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 3 2 2 8
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 3 8
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 3 1 3 1 8
CANADUS POWER SYSTEMS, LLC 1 2 1 2 1 7
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 0 0 3 3 1 7
COBASYS, LLC 3 1 2 1 0 7
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 2 1 2 2 7
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. 6 1 0 0 0 7
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 0 3 3 1 7
SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD 1 0 1 2 3 7
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 1 2 2 2 7
SUMMIT MICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 1 4 1 0 7
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 3 0 0 7
A123SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 0 4 6
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 1 2 1 1 1 6
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 2 0 1 6
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 6 6
CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 2 3 1 0 6
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 0 6 0 0 0 6
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED 0 2 0 2 2 6
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 2 2 0 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 2 2 2 0 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 2 6
NXP B.V. 0 0 1 2 3 6
RESERVE POWER CELL, LLC 2 4 0 0 0 6
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 1 1 0 3 1 6
SHIN KOBE ELECTRIC MACHINERY CO., LTD. 2 1 0 1 2 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 3 1 1 0 6
AEROVIRONMENT INC. 1 0 1 3 0 5
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
GREEN SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
INVENTEC APPLIANCES CORP. 2 0 1 2 0 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
MICROSEMI CORP. 2 2 0 1 0 5
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 0 0 3 5
NEOTEC SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. 0 3 0 0 2 5
SCHUMACHER ELECTRIC CORPORATION 1 2 0 1 1 5
SK ENERGY CO., LTD 0 0 3 2 0 5
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
SNAP-ON INCORPORATED 1 3 1 0 0 5
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 2 0 2 1 0 5



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