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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 330, Amplifiers

( 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
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 23 13 17 21 21 95
QUALCOMM, INC. 13 21 16 16 22 88
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 32 19 23 6 7 87
FUJITSU LIMITED 13 17 11 18 18 77
BROADCOM CORPORATION 22 18 17 6 13 76
NXP B.V. 10 20 14 16 9 69
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 3 17 27 14 8 69
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 10 15 13 10 65
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 7 15 16 9 13 60
PANASONIC CORPORATION 25 11 4 7 6 53
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 18 7 7 9 11 52
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 11 13 9 13 52
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 19 8 5 4 9 45
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 3 9 3 10 12 37
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 7 7 8 6 36
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 3 4 6 8 15 36
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 11 10 6 3 5 35
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 4 9 6 10 5 34
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 11 6 5 3 7 32
MEDIATEK INC. 8 6 3 4 7 28
NEC CORPORATION 10 4 2 6 5 27
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 11 2 3 7 3 26
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 1 2 10 12 26
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 3 4 5 7 6 25
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 11 5 7 1 0 24
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 5 3 1 4 10 23
YAMAHA CORPORATION 6 8 6 2 1 23
NUJIRA LIMITED 0 1 5 4 12 22
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 5 2 4 3 6 20
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 4 6 4 4 18
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 9 5 1 1 1 17
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 8 4 3 2 0 17
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 4 4 3 2 3 16
ST-ERICSSON SA 4 2 3 4 3 16
THALES 2 5 1 4 4 16
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 3 3 2 4 3 15
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 15 0 0 0 0 15
AMS AG 3 4 1 3 3 14
RICHTEK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 4 6 3 0 1 14
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 5 1 3 3 2 14
QUANTANCE, INC. 3 3 1 3 3 13
RAYTHEON COMPANY 2 5 2 2 2 13
INTERSIL AMERICALS LLC 2 4 4 2 0 12
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 3 1 2 3 3 12
SONY CORPORATION 3 2 3 2 2 12
TRIQUINT SEMICONDUCTORS, INC. 4 3 4 1 0 12
BLACK SAND TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 1 5 0 1 11
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 3 3 1 3 1 11
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 2 2 4 3 11
INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 1 9 11
PARKERVISION, INC. 1 4 1 3 2 11
PEREGRINE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 2 4 4 0 11
ANADIGICS, INC. 0 0 2 5 3 10
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES WIRELESS IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 4 4 1 1 0 10
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR GMBH 0 2 3 3 2 10
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4 1 1 2 2 10
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 5 0 2 2 1 10
INTEL CORPORATION 5 2 0 1 2 10
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 4 10
MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE LTD 3 3 0 0 4 10
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 3 3 2 2 0 10
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 3 3 1 2 1 10
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 3 3 1 2 0 9
RENESAS MOBILE CORPORATION 0 0 3 5 1 9
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 1 2 1 0 5 9
ANPEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 1 2 0 2 8
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 3 1 2 0 8
HIMAX ANALOGIC, INC. 5 1 0 2 0 8
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 1 3 1 8
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 3 0 1 0 8
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 4 1 1 2 0 8
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 7 0 1 0 0 8
VIASAT, INC. 0 4 4 0 0 8
WOLFSON MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 1 0 3 2 2 8
XILINX, INC. 4 0 2 1 1 8
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 1 6 7
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 2 1 3 0 1 7
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 2 3 0 7
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 3 1 2 1 7
HONG KONG APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO. LTD. 2 1 2 0 2 7
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 2 2 2 0 1 7
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 1 1 2 2 7
MONOLITHIC POWER SYSTEMS, INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 3 7
POSTECH ACADEMY-INDUSTRY FOUNDATION 1 0 1 4 1 7
PRINCETON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 4 7
RALINK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 3 1 1 0 7
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 1 7
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 1 0 5 1 0 7
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2 1 1 2 1 7
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 2 1 1 2 6
AMAZING MICROELECTRONIC CORPORATION 2 3 1 0 0 6
BOSE CORPORATION 0 2 0 3 1 6
CAMBRIDGE SILICON RADIO LIMITED 0 1 1 1 3 6
HITACHI, LTD 1 2 1 2 0 6
LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 2 6
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 1 1 2 1 6
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 4 2 0 0 0 6
PROJECT FT, INC. 3 2 1 0 0 6
RF MICRO DEVICES (CAYMAN ISLANDS), LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
STMICROELECTRONICS (GRENOBLE 2) SAS 0 1 0 2 3 6
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 0 0 4 1 1 6
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 0 2 1 2 6
ZTE CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 5 6
ACCO SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
AMALFI SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 0 3 1 1 0 5
EPCOS AG 2 0 0 0 3 5
HARRIS CORP. 2 1 0 1 1 5
HITTITE MICROWAVE CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 2 5
HOLLINWORTH FUND, LLC 0 0 1 3 1 5
IPGOAL MICROELECTRONICS (SICHUAN) CO., LTD. 0 1 2 1 1 5
JAVELIN SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
JM ELECTRONICS LTD. LLC 0 3 1 1 0 5
LSI CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 3 5
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 1 1 2 0 5
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 1 3 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 2 0 0 1 2 5
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC DEVICE INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 1 0 4 0 5
THX LTD. 1 1 1 1 1 5



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