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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 326, Electronic Digital Logic Circuitry

( 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
ALTERA CORPORATION 53 33 15 24 27 152
XILINX, INC. 52 21 14 18 9 114
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 44 39 12 11 1 107
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 35 9 12 24 12 92
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 19 34 9 16 10 88
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 31 12 16 11 9 79
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 2 27 14 9 9 61
TABULA, INC. 14 10 13 8 13 58
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 16 19 5 12 6 58
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 15 13 8 11 8 55
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 7 5 8 19 16 55
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 9 10 5 16 9 49
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 15 8 2 12 7 44
PANASONIC CORPORATION 18 10 3 5 1 37
ACTEL CORPORATION 14 17 2 1 0 34
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 7 9 6 11 1 34
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 14 8 5 4 3 34
QUALCOMM, INC. 5 9 3 12 3 32
RAMBUS, INC. 5 6 6 9 4 30
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 4 10 14 28
INTEL CORPORATION 9 3 7 4 4 27
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 6 5 2 7 5 25
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 5 9 3 6 2 25
BROADCOM CORPORATION 6 5 6 3 4 24
APPLE, INC. 3 6 3 9 2 23
FUJITSU LIMITED 8 4 2 5 3 22
NXP B.V. 9 6 3 3 1 22
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 4 4 10 4 22
LSI CORPORATION 3 6 4 6 2 21
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 3 1 1 11 2 18
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 17 0 0 0 0 17
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 5 2 1 7 1 16
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 4 1 5 3 16
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION 5 5 3 2 1 16
SONY CORPORATION 5 2 4 3 2 16
NEC CORPORATION 4 6 1 2 2 15
ARM LIMITED 3 2 1 7 1 14
ELEMENT CXI, LLC 3 4 0 6 1 14
HITACHI, LTD 6 5 1 1 1 14
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 4 1 5 1 14
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 5 2 2 1 14
ADVANTAGE LOGIC, INC. 4 4 2 2 1 13
SYNOPSYS INC. 4 4 2 2 1 13
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 4 5 1 0 2 12
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 1 4 2 3 2 12
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 7 2 2 1 0 12
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 4 1 1 5 1 12
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 5 1 1 2 2 11
D-WAVE SYSTEMS INC. 2 4 3 0 2 11
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 1 0 3 1 11
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 2 2 2 3 1 10
MEDIATEK INC. 4 2 0 2 2 10
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 5 1 2 0 10
ACHRONIX SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 3 3 2 0 9
AGATE LOGIC, INC. 3 3 1 2 0 9
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 1 1 2 3 9
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 0 1 6 0 9
MONOLITHIC 3D INC. 0 0 2 6 1 9
NANTERO, INC. 6 2 1 0 0 9
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 1 1 3 1 9
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 3 3 0 3 0 9
UNITY SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 3 0 2 1 9
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 3 2 2 1 0 8
DENSO CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 2 7
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 3 0 1 2 7
NVIDIA CORPORATION 4 1 0 1 1 7
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 2 2 3 7
ATMEL CORPORATION 0 3 1 1 1 6
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 2 1 2 6
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 0 2 0 3 6
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 3 1 0 0 6
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 0 3 0 2 1 6
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 0 0 0 0 6
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 2 0 0 0 6
ST-ERICSSON SA 1 3 1 0 1 6
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 1 4 1 0 0 6
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 1 2 1 0 6
ADVANTEST CORP. 1 2 0 2 0 5
AGATE LOGIC (BEIJING), INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 0 5
EXCEM 0 3 2 0 0 5
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 5 0 0 0 0 5
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 2 2 0 1 0 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 2 0 1 2 5
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 4 0 0 0 1 5
NATIONAL SUN YAT-SEN UNIVERSITY 2 3 0 0 0 5
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 3 0 2 0 0 5
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 2 1 1 1 0 5
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 2 1 0 2 5
SUVOLTA, INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
TIER-LOGIC, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5



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