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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 341, Coded Data Generation or Conversion

( 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
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 25 22 23 29 14 113
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 26 26 15 18 16 101
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 34 15 17 16 17 99
SONY CORPORATION 22 16 17 22 9 86
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 23 15 9 21 17 85
PANASONIC CORPORATION 26 20 12 13 13 84
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 17 15 6 19 18 75
BROADCOM CORPORATION 15 17 9 11 15 67
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 2 25 14 9 14 64
MEDIATEK INC. 14 21 6 11 11 63
FUJITSU LIMITED 3 18 14 10 15 60
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 20 14 7 7 12 60
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 7 15 8 16 14 60
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 19 20 7 6 4 56
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 7 19 13 14 0 53
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 10 17 5 12 8 52
QUALCOMM, INC. 13 7 10 9 13 52
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 5 9 8 11 10 43
NXP B.V. 7 13 7 6 8 41
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 3 4 11 8 10 36
INTEL CORPORATION 9 2 2 5 13 31
LSI CORPORATION 6 7 2 7 9 31
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 7 4 6 3 7 27
INTERSIL AMERICALS LLC 3 6 10 3 2 24
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 1 2 3 8 10 24
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 5 6 0 8 24
ADVANTEST CORP. 5 7 4 6 1 23
APPLE, INC. 7 4 0 7 5 23
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 10 5 3 2 2 22
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 3 5 3 3 6 20
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 9 5 2 2 2 20
ALTERA CORPORATION 4 4 3 3 5 19
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 5 14 19
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 0 13 2 2 19
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 3 2 9 1 19
ATMEL CORPORATION 5 4 4 2 3 18
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 1 5 3 3 6 18
MEDIATEK SINGAPORE PTE LTD 0 3 0 6 9 18
NEC CORPORATION 4 5 2 4 3 18
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 2 4 6 6 18
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 4 1 2 4 6 17
RED HAT, INC. 10 4 3 0 0 17
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 5 4 1 5 16
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 1 4 7 2 2 16
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 3 2 4 6 1 16
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 3 3 8 1 16
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 4 4 3 2 16
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 3 4 0 4 5 16
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 4 1 8 3 0 16
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 4 4 4 2 16
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 4 1 2 3 16
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 1 0 2 9 4 16
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 2 2 6 3 15
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 5 2 1 4 3 15
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 1 3 3 3 5 15
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 2 5 0 5 15
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 3 3 1 6 2 15
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 5 5 2 2 1 15
DENSO CORPORATION 6 2 1 3 2 14
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 4 2 5 1 14
GOOGLE, INC. 2 1 2 3 6 14
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 1 1 5 4 3 14
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 3 2 4 4 14
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 3 1 1 6 3 14
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 4 2 0 1 13
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 4 4 3 1 1 13
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 4 4 3 1 1 13
HITACHI, LTD 4 2 2 2 2 12
INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 2 9 12
SEMICONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGY ACADEMIC RESEARCH CENTER 2 3 3 1 3 12
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 4 1 3 3 1 12
ASAHI KASEI MICRODEVICES CORPORATION 0 3 0 5 3 11
HIMAX MEDIA SOLUTIONS, INC. 4 6 1 0 0 11
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 3 1 3 3 1 11
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 3 0 3 2 3 11
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 1 7 1 0 2 11
NOKIA CORPORATION 4 3 1 2 1 11
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 5 3 2 1 0 11
HONG KONG APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO. LTD. 3 0 1 5 1 10
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 4 4 2 0 0 10
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 4 2 1 3 10
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 10 0 0 0 0 10
SEMTECH CORPORATION 0 2 1 3 4 10
XILINX, INC. 0 1 2 1 6 10
ANALOG DEVICES TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 9 9
CAMBRIDGE SILICON RADIO LIMITED 0 1 5 2 1 9
CREST SEMICONDUCTORS, INC. 0 0 1 6 2 9
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 3 2 1 3 0 9
NVIDIA CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 4 9
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 5 3 0 1 0 9
REALTIME DATA, LLC 2 0 0 1 6 9
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 2 3 2 1 9
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 0 3 0 5 1 9
SYNTROPY SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 4 3 2 9
CONEXANT SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 1 0 2 8
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 3 0 0 3 2 8
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 2 0 3 3 0 8
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 4 4 8
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 0 1 4 7
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 1 2 2 1 7
KENET, INC. 4 3 0 0 0 7
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 1 1 0 3 2 7
RAMBUS, INC. 2 0 4 1 0 7
SAMPLIFY SYSTEMS, INC. 4 3 0 0 0 7
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 2 3 7
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 2 3 2 0 0 7
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 0 3 4 7
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 1 3 0 1 2 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 0 4 2 1 7
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 3 2 0 0 1 6
APTINA IMAGING CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 1 6
DIALOG SEMICONDUCTOR GMBH 1 1 2 2 0 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 2 2 1 0 6
HYPRES, INC. 2 1 1 1 1 6
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 3 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 0 2 3 0 6
NATIONAL CHENG KUNG UNIVERSITY 0 0 2 2 2 6
TEKTRONIX INC. 3 0 1 1 1 6
THALES 0 1 2 3 0 6
WOLFSON MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 3 2 0 0 1 6
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH 1 2 0 0 2 5
AKADEMIA GORNICZO-HUTNICZA IM. STANISLAWA STASZICA 0 1 0 0 4 5
AMS AG 2 2 1 0 0 5
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 1 1 2 1 0 5
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 4 0 0 5
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 0 0 2 5
CMOSIS NV 0 2 2 1 0 5
D-WAVE SYSTEMS INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
EXAR CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 5
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 3 5
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 2 0 0 1 2 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 2 1 0 0 2 5
LINK--A--MEDIA DEVICES CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 2 0 1 0 2 5
NATIONAL CHUNG CHENG UNIVERSITY 1 2 0 1 1 5
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY CORPORATION SHIZUOKA UNIVERSITY 0 2 1 1 1 5
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
POWER INTEGRATIONS, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 2 2 0 0 1 5
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 2 0 1 0 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 2 0 1 2 5
SIFLARE, INC 2 3 0 0 0 5
STMICROELECTRONICS (RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED 0 1 0 3 1 5
STMICROELECTRONICS ASIA PACIFIC PTE LIMITED 0 0 3 2 0 5
SYNAPTICS, INC. 0 0 0 5 0 5
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
UEI CAYMAN INC. 0 3 1 1 0 5
YAMAHA CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 0 5



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