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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 347, Incremental Printing of Symbolic Information

( 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
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 226 284 328 358 462 1658
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 195 245 264 288 318 1310
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 279 452 444 60 1 1236
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 173 253 247 254 203 1130
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 76 93 101 143 176 589
XEROX CORPORATION 53 100 105 163 159 580
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 110 106 83 131 116 546
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 92 104 86 94 125 501
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 18 50 44 94 107 313
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 65 58 43 49 36 251
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 34 45 45 49 37 210
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 30 64 45 36 12 187
ZAMTEC LIMITED 0 0 0 52 126 178
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 9 16 16 23 29 93
SONY CORPORATION 11 21 21 29 7 89
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 6 13 16 13 28 76
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 9 16 11 16 16 68
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 2 4 5 33 19 63
FUJIFILM DIMATIX, INC. 11 9 9 14 16 59
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 12 14 11 8 10 55
MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 2 6 11 17 12 48
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 7 7 5 17 11 47
OCE-TECHNOLOGIES, B.V. 13 18 7 2 5 45
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 3 15 11 9 4 42
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 12 9 11 3 6 41
OKIDATA CORPORATION 3 7 4 10 13 37
KONICA MINOLTA MEDICAL & GRAPHIC, INC. 5 15 11 1 1 33
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 3 1 10 5 14 33
SII PRINTEK INC. 1 2 6 9 13 31
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 8 2 5 9 5 29
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 4 5 5 5 10 29
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 6 10 12 0 1 29
CANON FINETECH INC. 6 12 3 4 3 28
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 7 5 2 0 14 28
VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 1 1 6 16 26
ROHM CO., LTD. 5 4 9 1 6 25
AGFA GRAPHICS NV 3 3 6 7 4 23
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 2 4 5 6 5 22
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 2 1 2 12 22
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 2 5 6 7 2 22
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 3 2 3 5 8 21
KYOCERA CORPORATION 4 0 3 7 6 20
ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING, INC. 2 3 1 6 7 19
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 9 2 5 2 1 19
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 4 2 2 8 3 19
FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA GMBH 3 3 5 5 2 18
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 2 2 4 10 18
KONICA MINOLTA IJ TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 6 8 4 18
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 3 6 2 1 17
SEIKO I INFOTECH INC. 1 3 5 4 4 17
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 1 1 6 8 16
QISDA CORPORATION 11 3 1 0 0 15
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 2 2 2 2 6 14
KODAK GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS GROUP CANADA 1 3 1 5 4 14
RICOH PRINTING SYSTEMS, LTD. 5 6 2 1 0 14
ROLAND DG CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 6 13
ZINK IMAGING, INC. 0 4 3 3 3 13
NCR CORPORATION 1 4 1 3 3 12
INFOPRINT SOLUTIONS COMPANY LLC 1 2 1 1 6 11
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 2 9 11
MIYAKOSHI PRINTING MACHINERY CO., LTD. 2 2 0 5 2 11
ULVAC, INC. 1 0 5 4 1 11
INKTEC CO., LTD. 1 2 1 2 4 10
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. 2 4 2 1 1 10
XAAR TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 3 3 1 3 10
HITACHI INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 1 1 1 5 1 9
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 0 0 3 4 9
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 3 1 0 0 9
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 5 2 1 0 0 8
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 2 1 4 1 8
RETAIL INKJET SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 2 3 0 2 8
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 1 2 2 1 1 7
HITI DIGITAL, INC. 1 1 0 1 4 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 2 4 0 0 7
SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD. 4 1 2 0 0 7
YAMAHA CORPORATION 2 3 1 1 0 7
ZHUHAI NINESTAR MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 4 7
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 0 0 1 3 2 6
INTERNATIONAL UNITED TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 1 3 0 1 6
KBA-METRONIC AG 0 2 3 1 0 6
MARKEM IMAJE 0 0 1 3 2 6
OCE PRINTING SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 0 0 6 6
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING, INC. 1 0 0 2 3 6
RICOH ELEMEX CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 6
RICOH PRODUCTION PRINT SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 0 4 2 6
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD 4 1 0 0 0 5
INCA DIGITAL PRINTERS LIMITED 1 2 0 0 2 5
KABUSHIKI KAISHA SATO 1 0 0 2 2 5
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 0 0 2 0 3 5
KINPO ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
LITE-ON IT CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 1 5
MVM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
SAWGRASS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
STATIC CONTROL COMPONENTS, INC. 0 0 3 0 2 5



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