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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 362, Illumination

( 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 239 289 251 287 322 1388
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 57 62 54 33 24 230
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 16 43 47 57 47 210
FU ZHUN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 15 69 54 50 20 208
KOITO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED 31 47 32 35 47 192
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 20 26 34 52 52 184
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 25 46 28 19 21 139
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 20 29 19 22 29 119
STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 13 21 20 15 40 109
FOXSEMICON INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 29 23 26 22 103
LG INNOTEK CO., LTD 1 1 11 33 55 101
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 28 35 21 8 7 99
CREE, INC. 3 16 21 22 32 94
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 4 12 21 17 30 84
PANASONIC CORPORATION 2 5 9 22 35 73
SONY CORPORATION 8 15 10 21 14 68
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 9 9 8 21 19 66
OSRAM GMBH 2 11 12 18 20 63
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 5 10 10 13 22 60
VALEO VISION 16 15 8 5 16 60
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 5 8 9 23 14 59
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 10 16 8 4 18 56
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 6 10 6 14 13 49
GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC 23 8 11 2 2 46
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 10 11 6 5 13 45
TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 3 7 7 28 45
ICHIKOH INDUSTRIES LIMITED 3 11 8 10 9 41
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 7 34 41
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 4 5 10 7 10 36
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 6 9 7 5 7 34
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 10 2 3 9 34
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 8 8 10 2 6 34
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 11 10 7 2 3 33
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 6 7 8 7 32
CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES, LTD. 8 3 3 17 0 31
RUUD LIGHTING, INC. 10 7 5 6 3 31
CORETRONIC CORPORATION 5 5 2 10 8 30
LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION 1 6 3 9 11 30
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 30 30
CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 11 8 3 2 5 29
MUSCO CORPORATION 4 4 8 8 5 29
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 9 3 6 7 3 28
YOUNG LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INC. 2 1 0 10 15 28
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ECBU IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 11 8 3 4 1 27
RAMBUS INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 8 4 14 1 27
LSI INDUSTRIES INC. 2 3 6 5 10 26
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 4 8 4 7 2 25
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 3 4 4 12 25
SAMSUNG LED CO., LTD. 0 2 13 10 0 25
FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 2 6 13 1 2 24
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 24 24
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 5 8 4 2 5 24
PRODUCTION RESOURCE GROUP L.L.C. 1 3 7 5 8 24
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 6 2 3 2 9 22
FUJITSU LIMITED 8 6 6 0 2 22
HITACHI DISPLAYS, LTD. 3 9 6 1 3 22
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 11 1 3 4 22
DIALIGHT CORPORATION 4 5 5 3 4 21
GE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, LLC 0 1 6 1 12 20
NICHIA CORPORATION 4 6 2 2 6 20
XICATO, INC. 0 0 4 7 9 20
YAZAKI CORP. 4 5 3 3 5 20
NEOBULB TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 4 11 4 0 19
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 8 4 2 0 19
SKC HAAS DISPLAY FILMS CO., LTD. 6 3 1 1 8 19
DENSO CORPORATION 4 3 7 1 3 18
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 3 6 5 4 18
SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 1 1 3 8 5 18
ADVANCED OPTOELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 1 8 8 17
BRIDGELUX, INC 0 0 4 8 5 17
DONNELLY CORPORATION 3 3 4 5 2 17
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 1 2 6 4 4 17
STREAMLIGHT, INC. 4 2 4 2 5 17
SUREFIRE, LLC 5 3 3 4 2 17
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 2 3 6 5 17
ENPLAS CORPORATION 3 3 2 3 5 16
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 4 6 1 4 1 16
AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING REUTLINGEN GMBH 1 0 4 6 4 15
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 5 0 2 3 15
HITACHI, LTD 2 7 5 0 1 15
MARTIN PROFESSIONAL A/S 2 6 3 1 3 15
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 8 5 1 0 1 15
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 7 7 0 0 1 15
CHIMEI-INNOLUX CORPORATION 0 2 5 4 3 14
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 3 1 3 3 4 14
LUMINATION, LLC 5 8 0 1 0 14
SMR PATENTS S.A.R.L. 1 4 2 1 6 14
APPLE, INC. 0 2 2 5 4 13
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 7 5 1 0 0 13
LIGHT PRESCRIPTIONS INNOVATORS, LLC. 1 3 4 3 2 13
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 4 1 0 4 13
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. 0 3 3 4 3 13
OREE INC. 0 0 0 8 5 13
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 8 3 2 13
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 1 6 4 0 2 13
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 4 6 1 0 1 12
BOEING COMPANY 3 6 1 1 1 12
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 1 5 2 2 2 12
EPSON IMAGING DEVICES CORPORATION 5 2 2 1 2 12
EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 2 5 5 12
GLOBAL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES (TAIWAN) INC. 0 0 1 0 11 12
HELLA KGAA HUECK & CO. 1 0 1 3 7 12
ILUMISYS, INC. 0 0 0 3 9 12
LEXTAR ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 1 2 5 4 12
PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC. 4 4 2 2 0 12
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 6 12
WINTEK CORPORATION 0 3 2 5 2 12
1 ENERGY SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 4 4 1 2 11
BRASSCORP. LTD. 2 3 3 0 3 11
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 0 4 1 1 11
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 5 2 0 2 2 11
MAG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 2 1 2 5 1 11
OMRON CORPORATION 3 2 2 2 2 11
ROHM CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 8 11
SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 1 0 3 3 4 11
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISYA 3 2 2 1 3 11
BARCO LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 5 0 0 10
ENTIRE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 2 1 1 4 10
FUJIKURA LTD. 2 2 3 0 3 10
FUSION OPTIX, INC. 0 3 3 2 2 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 5 0 0 2 10
HONG KONG APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO. LTD. 2 5 3 0 0 10
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 0 1 3 1 5 10
INNOCOM TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 7 0 1 0 10
INNOLUX DISPLAY CORP. 5 5 0 0 0 10
MURAKAMI CORPORATION 0 1 1 7 1 10
ODELO GMBH 7 2 1 0 0 10
ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 1 2 2 10
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 0 4 5 9
BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 4 1 2 9
CANLYTE INC. 2 5 2 0 0 9
CLAY PAKY S.P.A. 0 0 1 4 4 9
FEDERAL SIGNAL CORPORATION 2 0 3 4 0 9
HARVATEK CORPORATION 1 2 2 2 2 9
ILLUMINATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 3 1 1 4 9
INTEMATIX CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 3 9
NEC LCD TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 5 3 1 0 0 9
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 1 2 2 0 4 9
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 3 1 1 4 9
SILITEK ELECTRONIC (GUANGZHOU) CO.,LTD. 0 1 1 5 2 9
TERRALUX, INC. 0 1 2 4 2 9
WHELEN ENGINEERING CO., INC. 4 2 1 1 1 9
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 0 4 3 2 9
YOUNG OPTICS INC. 3 4 1 0 1 9
ALTAIR ENGINEERING, INC. 1 2 4 1 0 8
CAL-COMP ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIMITED 0 0 0 3 5 8
EDISON OPTO CORP. 2 1 4 0 1 8
I2IC CORPORATION 0 1 1 4 2 8
ILIGHT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 3 1 2 0 8
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 4 8
LEDTECH ELECTRONICS CORP. 2 3 2 0 1 8
NEC CORPORATION 3 3 0 1 1 8
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 0 4 0 2 2 8
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 0 3 4 1 0 8
PHILIPS LUMILEDS LIGHTING COMPANY, LLC 4 0 2 2 0 8
PHOSEON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 0 2 4 8
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 3 2 8
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 4 2 8
THE SLOAN COMPANY, INC. 0 0 2 1 5 8
ARNOLD & RICHTER CINE TECHNIK GMBH & CO. BETRIEBS KG 0 4 3 0 0 7
BAYCO PRODUCTS INCORPORATED 2 2 0 1 2 7
COOLER MASTER CO., LTD. 0 1 2 0 4 7
CPUMATE INC. 2 2 1 2 0 7
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 0 1 2 7
DENSO INTERNATIONAL AMERICA, INC. 3 1 1 1 1 7
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 2 1 1 3 7
E-PIN OPTICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 5 1 0 7
EPISTAR CORPORATION 0 2 3 2 0 7
FOCAL POINT, LLC 1 2 1 2 1 7
GOLDENEYE, INC. 1 1 2 1 2 7
HUIZHOU LIGHT ENGINE LTD. 0 0 2 1 4 7
HUNTER FAN COMPANY 2 3 1 0 1 7
JOURNEE LIGHTING, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
LEDENGIN, INC. 0 0 2 4 1 7
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 1 2 0 1 3 7
LIFEGEAR, INC. 0 1 1 3 2 7
LITEPANELS LLC 2 0 3 0 2 7
PELICAN PRODUCTS, INC. 5 1 0 1 0 7
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 3 2 0 1 1 7
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 1 2 2 1 7
SWITCH BULB COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
SYLVAN R. SHEMITZ DESIGNS, INC. 3 2 0 1 1 7
ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH 0 1 2 4 0 7
AIRBUS DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2 2 2 0 0 6
ALCON RESEARCH, LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
B/E AEROSPACE INCORPORATED 1 1 2 1 1 6
BARCO, INC. 0 2 1 2 1 6
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 1 2 2 1 0 6
BLACK & DECKER INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI 2 2 0 1 1 6
CCS INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
CHI LIN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 0 0 5 6
CODE 3, INC. 0 2 0 1 3 6
DESIGNS FOR VISION, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
ELUMIGEN LLC 0 0 0 4 2 6
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 0 1 5 0 6
GENTEX CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 1 6
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 0 1 0 1 4 6
INTEGRATED ILLUMINATION SYSTEMS INC. 1 2 1 0 2 6
KENALL MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 3 0 0 2 6
KIMOTO & CO., LTD. 1 2 1 0 2 6
LI-HONG TECHNOLOGICAL CO., LTD. 2 3 0 1 0 6
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 1 2 1 2 0 6
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 3 3 0 6
MITSUBISHI RAYON CO., LTD. 3 3 0 0 0 6
NEXXUS LIGHTING, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS LTD 0 0 5 0 1 6
QUARKSTAR, LLC 0 0 0 2 4 6
SL SEOBONG 0 2 3 1 0 6
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 0 1 4 1 0 6
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 4 1 0 1 6
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
TYCO ELECTRONICS CANADA LTD 1 1 2 1 1 6
ZEDEL 2 1 1 1 1 6
ACUITY BRANDS, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 0 0 3 5
CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
CERAMATE TECHNICAL CO., LTD. 0 2 1 0 2 5
CHI MEI OPTOELECTRONICS CORP. 4 1 0 0 0 5
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 0 2 2 5
DAYSUN INDUSTRIAL CORP. 0 0 0 3 2 5
DEEPSEA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 0 0 1 2 2 5
DOCTER OPTICS GMBH 0 1 0 2 2 5
ELECTRALED INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
ENERTRON, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
FARLIGHT LLC 1 1 0 1 2 5
GENIUS ELECTRONIC OPTICAL CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 2 5
GROUP DEKKO INC 3 2 0 0 0 5
HANNSTAR DISPLAY CORP. 3 0 0 1 1 5
HEATHCO LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
HONDA ACCESS CORP. 0 0 5 0 0 5
HOYA CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 0 5
HUNTER INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 2 0 3 5
INNOVATIVE LIGHTING, INC. 2 1 0 2 0 5
INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
INTELTECH CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 2 5
LEOTEK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5
LIQUIDLEDS LIGHTING CORP. 0 0 3 1 1 5
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5
LUNERA LIGHTING, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 2 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 0 3 1 0 1 5
OPTO DESIGN, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
PENTAIR WATER POOL AND SPA, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
PERMLIGHT PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
PYROSWIFT HOLDING CO., LTD. 3 1 1 0 0 5
RENSSELEAR POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE 0 4 0 1 0 5
ROBE LIGHTING S.R.O. 0 1 0 1 3 5
SCHOTT AG 0 1 2 0 2 5
SOLID STATE OPTO LIMITED 5 0 0 0 0 5
STAR HEADLIGHT & LANTERN COMPANY, INC. 2 0 1 2 0 5
TOMAR ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
TOSHIBA MATSUSHITA DISPLAY TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 5 0 0 0 0 5
TROY-CSL LIGHTING, INC. 1 2 0 2 0 5
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 0 2 2 1 0 5
WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
YAZAKI NORTH AMERICA, INC. 3 0 2 0 0 5
ZWEIBRUDER OPTOELECTRONICS GMBH 0 2 0 0 3 5



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