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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 327, Miscellaneous Active Electrical Nonlinear Devices, Circuits, and 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
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 80 155 134 63 54 486
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 76 52 47 34 30 239
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 6 58 59 63 186
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 47 51 29 17 41 185
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 28 45 27 34 51 185
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 36 30 32 37 25 160
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 28 18 36 33 40 155
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 22 46 24 28 31 151
PANASONIC CORPORATION 31 36 39 10 22 138
ALTERA CORPORATION 25 22 21 28 24 120
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 25 38 19 15 20 117
QUALCOMM, INC. 5 16 26 16 43 106
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 14 28 21 14 25 102
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 15 14 21 28 20 98
FUJITSU LIMITED 9 22 22 15 18 86
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 9 22 13 17 18 79
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 7 8 5 18 40 78
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 35 41 0 0 0 76
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 17 12 9 22 73
NXP B.V. 15 11 16 11 19 72
INTEL CORPORATION 19 21 5 7 15 67
BROADCOM CORPORATION 16 15 12 7 16 66
MEDIATEK INC. 11 11 13 14 16 65
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 7 15 14 18 10 64
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 13 47 60
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 9 18 10 21 58
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 23 17 4 4 8 56
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 15 15 8 8 9 55
SONY CORPORATION 12 9 20 6 8 55
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 10 9 11 12 11 53
NEC CORPORATION 4 12 13 15 8 52
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 3 13 17 10 5 48
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 5 8 6 14 13 46
HITACHI, LTD 10 10 6 5 10 41
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 10 9 8 10 4 41
ATMEL CORPORATION 5 19 3 4 9 40
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 4 11 9 5 10 39
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 9 12 3 7 7 38
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 6 8 9 4 10 37
DENSO CORPORATION 7 4 6 7 12 36
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4 4 5 8 15 36
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 10 5 9 8 36
ROHM CO., LTD. 7 6 11 4 8 36
ADVANTEST CORP. 8 6 9 7 5 35
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 4 4 9 10 8 35
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 9 12 8 2 35
XILINX, INC. 10 6 4 8 7 35
LSI CORPORATION 5 4 6 6 13 34
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 18 4 6 2 34
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 2 5 5 6 15 33
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 3 10 7 10 32
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 16 6 5 1 4 32
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 7 9 5 11 32
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 5 9 3 8 31
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 9 6 5 5 31
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 7 6 5 7 5 30
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 4 6 2 6 10 28
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 9 7 2 4 6 28
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 3 5 2 3 14 27
APPLE, INC. 0 1 5 8 12 26
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 14 12 0 0 0 26
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 5 6 2 9 4 26
POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. 2 2 5 9 7 25
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 7 8 5 1 2 23
ARM LIMITED 4 0 1 4 14 23
RAMBUS, INC. 5 4 4 7 3 23
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 12 11 0 0 0 23
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 5 5 3 4 6 23
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 5 4 1 2 22
FARADAY TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 10 3 1 2 21
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 3 4 3 11 21
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 3 2 5 4 7 21
AMS AG 1 3 8 3 5 20
ELITE SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC. 3 5 3 5 4 20
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 7 4 2 4 3 20
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 5 9 6 0 20
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 2 6 1 4 7 20
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 4 3 2 6 19
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 8 5 4 0 2 19
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 4 3 2 3 18
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 3 3 6 4 18
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 2 6 5 3 2 18
SANKEN ELECTRIC COMPANY LIMITED 0 2 3 2 10 17
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 0 5 12 17
NDK, NIHON DEMPA KOGYO COMPANY, LTD. 0 4 2 3 7 16
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 1 3 4 4 15
INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION 6 4 1 3 1 15
PRINCETON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 5 0 6 1 15
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 3 5 3 2 2 15
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 2 3 3 4 14
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 2 2 3 2 5 14
NVIDIA CORPORATION 6 2 0 0 6 14
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR GMBH 3 2 2 2 4 13
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 0 2 7 2 2 13
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRIA AG 0 5 2 3 3 13
QIMONDA AG 3 4 4 2 0 13
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 1 1 3 8 13
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 2 1 3 6 12
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 1 3 1 3 4 12
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 4 3 2 3 12
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 4 4 4 0 12
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 3 3 1 1 3 11
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 4 4 2 0 1 11
HIMAX ANALOGIC, INC. 2 3 3 3 0 11
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 1 0 4 1 5 11
IPGOAL MICROELECTRONICS (SICHUAN) CO., LTD. 0 1 1 3 6 11
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 1 2 2 3 3 11
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 1 2 0 3 5 11
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 0 2 1 7 11
CAMBRIDGE SILICON RADIO LIMITED 0 0 0 6 4 10
FAIRCHILD KOREA SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. 1 0 0 2 7 10
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 5 10
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 1 1 2 3 10
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 1 2 5 2 10
SANDISK CORPORATION 6 2 2 0 0 10
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 3 1 5 1 0 10
SUPERTEX, INC. 1 1 3 3 2 10
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 1 4 1 4 10
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 4 0 1 5 10
AEROFLEX COLORADO SPRINGS, INC. 2 2 0 4 1 9
ATHEROS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 6 2 0 0 9
ATMEL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 5 3 1 0 0 9
HOLTEK SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 5 1 1 0 9
INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 4 4 9
KING FAHD UNIVERSITY OF PETROLEUM AND MINERALS 0 0 2 2 5 9
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 5 1 2 1 9
PEREGRINE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 5 9
SILICON STORAGE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 3 2 2 1 9
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 0 4 2 2 9
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 1 0 5 3 9
SYSTEM-GENERAL CORPORATION 3 1 1 0 4 9
ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 1 2 1 1 8
MICREL INCORPORATED 0 6 2 0 0 8
O2 MICRO, INC. 0 1 3 1 3 8
SANDISK 3D LLC 2 3 2 1 0 8
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 1 4 3 8
STMICROELECTRONICS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LIMITED 0 0 4 3 1 8
YAMAHA CORPORATION 1 1 2 3 1 8
CONEXANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 1 3 7
EXAR CORPORATION 0 5 1 1 0 7
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 2 3 1 1 7
HONG KONG APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO. LTD. 2 1 0 3 1 7
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 1 0 1 0 5 7
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 0 2 2 3 7
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 3 2 0 0 7
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 6 7
RALINK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 3 7
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 1 2 1 2 7
WOLFSON MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 3 2 0 1 1 7
ASAHI KASEI MICRODEVICES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 5 6
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ECBU IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 1 2 3 0 0 6
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES WIRELESS IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 2 4 0 0 0 6
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 3 0 2 6
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
CYCLOS SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
GLOBAL UNICHIP CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 5 6
ILI TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 4 0 0 0 6
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 2 3 0 1 0 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 2 6
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 1 2 3 0 0 6
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 0 1 1 2 6
SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION 2 3 1 0 0 6
SPANSION LLC 3 2 0 0 1 6
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 4 2 0 0 0 6
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 2 0 1 3 6
TRANSPHORM, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
ALPHA AND OMEGA SEMICONDUCTOR INCORPORATED 1 2 2 0 0 5
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ENTERPRISE IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 2 0 3 0 0 5
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 2 2 0 0 1 5
BOEING COMPANY 1 1 2 0 1 5
CAMBRIDGE ANALOG TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 3 0 2 0 0 5
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 2 3 5
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 0 0 2 2 1 5
CSR TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
GREEN SOLUTION TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
KENET, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE LTD 2 0 0 0 3 5
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 0 2 5
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 2 5
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR GERMANY AG 4 1 0 0 0 5
ON-BRIGHT ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO., LTD. 1 0 1 1 2 5
PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD. 4 0 1 0 0 5
RICHWAVE TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 0 0 1 2 5
SANYO SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 1 5
SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIC RESEARCH CENTER 1 0 1 2 1 5
SEMIKRON ELEKTRONIK GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 0 1 2 5
SIGE SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
STMICROELECTRONICS (SHENZHEN) R& D CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
STMICROELECTRONICS DESIGN AND APPLICATION GMBH 0 0 2 2 1 5
STMICROELECTRONICS ROUSSET SAS 0 1 0 1 3 5
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
TEKTRONIX INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
THINE ELECTRONICS INC. 0 3 0 0 2 5
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 1 2 0 1 1 5
TPO DISPLAYS CORPORATION 0 4 1 0 0 5
TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTORS, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 3 0 1 1 5



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