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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 32 39 51 40 43 205
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 10 10 28 23 40 111
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 21 11 16 22 29 99
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 7 9 20 22 16 74
PANASONIC CORPORATION 10 6 22 16 20 74
SONY CORPORATION 20 7 18 7 16 68
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 19 8 16 16 7 66
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 19 15 16 4 0 54
DENSO CORPORATION 10 5 11 9 9 44
LG CHEM, LTD. 20 7 3 5 9 44
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 4 7 8 14 9 42
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 7 4 14 10 42
TESLA MOTORS, INC. 10 7 3 7 14 41
O2 MICRO, INC. 1 4 20 9 4 38
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 10 4 7 8 9 38
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 8 14 9 3 36
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 3 6 8 11 8 36
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 5 7 7 5 10 34
APPLE, INC. 5 2 7 10 9 33
O2 MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. 15 5 7 3 2 32
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 4 3 9 8 4 28
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 9 19 28
BLACK & DECKER INC. 9 7 6 1 4 27
MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL CORPORATION 6 7 6 5 2 26
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 10 3 8 2 3 26
HITACHI, LTD 5 1 8 4 6 24
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 2 7 6 7 24
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 3 8 7 4 23
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 4 4 4 8 2 22
BROADCOM CORPORATION 3 3 7 3 5 21
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 8 7 1 4 21
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 3 7 4 5 21
HITACHI KOKI COMPANY, LIMITED 4 8 4 3 1 20
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 5 5 4 3 3 20
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 6 6 4 1 3 20
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 3 2 6 6 19
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 6 12 18
BYD COMPANY LIMITED 3 0 4 2 9 18
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 6 5 2 1 4 18
MAKITA CORPORATION 3 1 4 2 8 18
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 2 7 2 2 17
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 6 1 4 5 1 17
ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC 1 5 1 6 3 16
INTEL CORPORATION 4 1 6 2 3 16
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 4 3 4 2 2 15
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 4 5 4 1 15
NEC CORPORATION 1 3 6 0 4 14
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 4 2 1 2 5 14
PANASONIC EV ENERGY CO., LTD. 4 5 3 1 1 14
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 3 3 1 3 13
HITACHI VEHICLE ENERGY, LTD. 1 5 4 2 1 13
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 3 2 2 5 13
ROHM CO., LTD. 3 4 3 1 2 13
TOYODA JIDOSHOKKI SEISAKUSHO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 3 5 4 13
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 3 1 5 13
GILLETTE COMPANY 2 3 3 3 1 12
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 2 1 5 4 12
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 4 0 2 2 4 12
YAZAKI CORP. 3 1 7 1 0 12
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 4 6 1 0 0 11
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 2 2 4 11
LEAR CORPORATION 1 0 4 1 5 11
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1 2 2 3 3 11
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 0 0 3 6 11
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 5 3 2 10
SHIN KOBE ELECTRIC MACHINERY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 2 6 10
SK INNOVATION CO., LTD. 0 0 3 2 5 10
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 2 2 4 2 10
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 6 2 0 0 9
CITY UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 0 3 3 1 2 9
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 2 1 4 2 0 9
COULOMB TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 6 2 0 0 9
FUJI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 1 2 5 9
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 2 1 2 2 2 9
INTERSIL AMERICALS LLC 2 4 1 2 0 9
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 3 3 1 2 9
NOKIA CORPORATION 1 1 1 5 1 9
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 3 5 1 0 0 9
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 3 1 1 9
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 2 3 2 1 8
FU DA TONG TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 4 8
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 0 3 1 0 8
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 1 0 2 2 3 8
MOJO MOBILITY, INC. 0 2 1 0 5 8
NXP B.V. 0 1 2 3 2 8
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 1 0 3 1 3 8
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 1 1 2 1 8
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 2 2 1 0 7
GOOGLE, INC. 0 1 4 1 1 7
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 3 1 2 1 7
QNOVO INC. 0 0 0 3 4 7
SHINDENGEN ELECTRIC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD 0 1 2 3 1 7
ST-ERICSSON SA 1 2 2 2 0 7
A123SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 0 4 0 6
AEROVIRONMENT INC. 0 1 3 0 2 6
ATMEL CORPORATION 2 2 2 0 0 6
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 2 4 6
CANADUS POWER SYSTEMS, LLC 2 1 2 1 0 6
CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 3 1 0 0 6
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 6 0 0 0 0 6
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED 2 0 2 2 0 6
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
MIDTRONICS, INC. 0 2 0 2 2 6
MOTOROLA, INC. 6 0 0 0 0 6
SUMMIT MICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 3 1 1 0 1 6
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 3 0 0 0 6
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 2 1 1 1 0 5
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
CHARGEPOINT, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
EAGLE-PICHER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 2 1 0 1 1 5
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 0 4 1 5
GREEN SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 2 0 5
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
HANRIM POSTECH CO., LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
NEOTEC SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. 3 0 0 2 0 5
NYKO TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
QUALLION, LLC 2 2 0 0 1 5
RWE AG 0 0 0 1 4 5
SCHUMACHER ELECTRIC CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 1 5
SK ENERGY CO., LTD 0 3 2 0 0 5
SYNTHEON LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5



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