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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 355, Photocopying

( 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
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 112 93 98 119 171 593
NIKON CORPORATION 37 76 93 100 104 410
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 59 58 67 46 34 264
CARL ZEISS SMT GMBH 0 30 42 49 51 172
ASML HOLDING N.V. 15 12 8 10 18 63
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 9 7 7 5 7 35
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 6 6 5 6 5 28
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 6 8 2 4 6 26
CARL ZEISS SMT AG 18 2 0 0 0 20
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 7 2 1 3 19
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 4 4 2 3 4 17
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 1 3 1 0 7 12
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 2 2 2 3 11
ORC MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 1 4 1 1 0 7
CORNING INCORPORATED 0 0 3 2 1 6
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 3 1 0 2 0 6
MEDIA LARIO S.R.L. 0 0 1 2 3 6
MICRONIC LASER SYSTEMS AB 2 0 0 2 2 6
ASML MASKTOOLS, B.V. 1 1 1 1 1 5
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 2 1 1 0 1 5
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 2 1 1 1 5
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 2 5
V TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5



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