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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 353, Optics: Image Projectors

( 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 40 51 84 84 91 350
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 10 9 29 33 15 96
PANASONIC CORPORATION 4 7 20 20 21 72
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 4 19 14 24 71
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 9 10 17 10 24 70
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 11 9 15 17 11 63
CORETRONIC CORPORATION 7 12 20 7 15 61
SONY CORPORATION 5 8 19 16 11 59
HITACHI, LTD 7 14 15 10 4 50
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 11 20 13 6 50
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 11 8 14 6 46
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 18 9 3 5 1 36
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 7 8 5 12 33
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 2 4 13 8 5 32
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 3 0 11 13 5 32
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 4 9 5 5 6 29
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 5 11 4 5 27
MICROVISION, INC. 0 1 11 6 7 25
YOUNG OPTICS INC. 1 6 9 4 5 25
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 7 8 4 2 24
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 3 4 8 5 3 23
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 9 9 1 0 4 23
KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC 3 7 6 2 2 20
QISDA CORPORATION 2 6 3 1 8 20
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 4 4 6 3 3 20
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 4 7 4 16
NEC DISPLAY SOLUTIONS, LTD. 1 0 2 4 9 16
NIKON CORPORATION 1 3 5 4 3 16
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 2 4 7 1 16
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 0 9 3 14
DOLBY LABORATORIES LICENSING CORPORATION 1 2 2 2 6 13
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 3 4 3 12
FUJINON CORPORATION (FORMERLY FUJI PHOTO OPTICAL CO. LTD.) 7 1 3 1 0 12
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 9 12
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 3 3 2 4 0 12
NEC VIEWTECHNOLOGY, LTD. 3 6 1 0 0 10
REAL D 0 2 2 2 4 10
CHRISTIE DIGITAL SYSTEMS USA, INC. 0 2 1 4 2 9
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 0 0 3 6 9
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 4 2 1 0 8
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 3 0 0 5 8
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 0 0 5 8
BARCO N.V. 2 1 1 1 2 7
CORNING INCORPORATED 0 1 1 1 4 7
INFOCUS CORPORATION 7 0 0 0 0 7
SILICON QUEST KABUSHIKI-KAISHA 0 0 4 3 0 7
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 4 1 0 7
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 3 2 0 1 6
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 2 6
ASIA OPTICAL CO., INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
DENSO CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 0 5
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
SONY DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 0 4 0 1 5
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
TRANSPACIFIC IMAGE, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5



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