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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 284 328 358 462 593 2025
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 245 264 288 318 317 1432
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 253 247 254 203 264 1221
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 452 444 60 1 0 957
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 93 101 143 176 258 771
XEROX CORPORATION 100 105 163 159 190 717
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 106 83 131 116 140 576
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 104 86 94 125 164 573
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 50 44 94 107 127 422
ZAMTEC LIMITED 0 0 52 126 32 210
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 58 43 49 36 18 204
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 45 45 49 37 21 197
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 64 45 36 12 6 163
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 16 16 23 29 35 119
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 13 16 13 28 38 108
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 4 5 33 19 22 83
SONY CORPORATION 21 21 29 7 1 79
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 16 11 16 16 13 72
MIMAKI ENGINEERING CO., LTD. 6 11 17 12 19 65
FUJIFILM DIMATIX, INC. 9 9 14 16 8 56
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 14 11 8 10 9 52
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 15 11 9 4 9 48
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 7 5 17 11 5 45
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 2 0 14 23 44
OCE-TECHNOLOGIES, B.V. 18 7 2 5 12 44
OKIDATA CORPORATION 7 4 10 13 10 44
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 2 9 29 40
SII PRINTEK INC. 2 6 9 13 9 39
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 10 5 14 4 34
VIDEOJET TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1 1 6 16 10 34
DAINIPPON SCREEN MFG. CO., LTD. 4 5 6 5 11 31
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 9 11 3 6 1 30
KONICA MINOLTA MEDICAL & GRAPHIC, INC. 15 11 1 1 1 29
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 5 5 5 10 4 29
AGFA GRAPHICS NV 3 6 7 4 7 27
ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING, INC. 3 1 6 7 10 27
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 5 9 5 6 27
CANON FINETECH INC. 12 3 4 3 1 23
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 2 3 5 8 5 23
KONICA MINOLTA IJ TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 6 8 4 5 23
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 10 12 0 1 0 23
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 3 7 6 6 22
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 1 2 12 4 21
ROHM CO., LTD. 4 9 1 6 1 21
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 2 2 4 10 2 20
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 1 1 6 8 4 20
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 5 6 7 2 0 20
FRANCOTYP-POSTALIA GMBH 3 5 5 2 3 18
SEIKO I INFOTECH INC. 3 5 4 4 2 18
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 0 1 3 1 12 17
MEMJET TECHNOLOGY LTD. 0 0 0 0 16 16
MIYAKOSHI PRINTING MACHINERY CO., LTD. 2 0 5 2 7 16
ROLAND DG CORPORATION 2 1 3 6 4 16
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 2 2 2 6 3 15
HITACHI INDUSTRIAL EQUIPMENT SYSTEMS CO., LTD. 1 1 5 1 7 15
NCR CORPORATION 4 1 3 3 4 15
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 2 2 8 3 0 15
ZINK IMAGING, INC. 4 3 3 3 1 14
KODAK GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS GROUP CANADA 3 1 5 4 0 13
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 2 1 4 1 5 13
OCE PRINTING SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 0 6 7 13
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 6 2 1 0 12
KODAK ALARIS INC. 0 0 0 2 10 12
INFOPRINT SOLUTIONS COMPANY LLC 2 1 1 6 1 11
XAAR TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 3 3 1 3 1 11
ZHUHAI NINESTAR MANAGEMENT CO., LTD. 0 1 2 4 4 11
HEWLETT PACKARD INDUSTRIAL PRINTING LTD. 0 1 1 2 6 10
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 5 2 1 0 10
RICOH PRODUCTION PRINT SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 4 2 4 10
ULVAC, INC. 0 5 4 1 0 10
INKTEC CO., LTD. 2 1 2 4 0 9
RICOH PRINTING SYSTEMS, LTD. 6 2 1 0 0 9
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 4 4 9
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 2 2 1 1 2 8
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 0 1 3 2 2 8
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 3 4 1 8
KINPO ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 1 2 1 3 8
MARKEM IMAJE 0 1 3 2 2 8
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. 4 2 1 1 0 8
RETAIL INKJET SOLUTIONS, INC. 2 3 0 2 1 8
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 0 0 1 4 2 7
HITI DIGITAL, INC. 1 0 1 4 1 7
KONICA MINOLTA, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
PLASTIPAK PACKAGING, INC. 0 0 2 3 2 7
R. R. DONNELLEY & SONS CO. 1 2 0 0 4 7
DATAMAX-O'NEIL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 6 6
DURST PHOTOTECHNIK DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY GMBH 1 0 1 2 2 6
KBA-METRONIC AG 2 3 1 0 0 6
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 2 4 0 0 0 6
MICROJET TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
RICOH ELEMEX CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 0 6
SAWGRASS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
STATIC CONTROL COMPONENTS, INC. 0 3 0 2 1 6
APPLIED MINDS, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
DELPHAX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
INCA DIGITAL PRINTERS LIMITED 2 0 0 2 1 5
INTERNATIONAL UNITED TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 3 0 1 0 5
JETBEST CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 0 2 0 3 0 5
KATEEVA, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
MVM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 0 1 0 2 2 5
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 1 2 5
YAMAHA CORPORATION 3 1 1 0 0 5



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