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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 289 251 287 322 296 1445
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 26 34 52 52 79 243
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 62 54 33 24 32 205
KOITO MANUFACTURING COMPANY LIMITED 47 32 35 47 43 204
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 43 47 57 47 3 197
FU ZHUN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 69 54 50 20 1 194
LG INNOTEK CO., LTD 1 11 33 55 56 156
CREE, INC. 16 21 22 32 51 142
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 29 19 22 29 38 137
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 46 28 19 21 21 135
STANLEY ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 21 20 15 40 33 129
SHENZHEN CHINA STAR OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 30 90 120
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 12 21 17 30 31 111
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 7 34 62 103
FOXSEMICON INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 29 23 26 22 0 100
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 9 22 35 26 97
OSRAM GMBH 11 12 18 20 27 88
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 35 21 8 7 10 81
SONY CORPORATION 15 10 21 14 16 76
TOSHIBA LIGHTING & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 7 7 28 30 75
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 24 50 74
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 10 10 13 22 19 74
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 8 9 23 14 17 71
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 16 8 4 18 17 63
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 9 8 21 19 5 62
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 11 6 5 13 26 61
VALEO VISION 15 8 5 16 12 56
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 10 6 14 13 6 49
ICHIKOH INDUSTRIES LIMITED 11 8 10 9 7 45
GE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, LLC 1 6 1 12 18 38
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 6 7 8 7 10 38
LIGHTING SCIENCE GROUP CORPORATION 6 3 9 11 9 38
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 5 10 7 10 6 38
YOUNG LIGHTING TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 0 10 15 8 34
CORETRONIC CORPORATION 5 2 10 8 7 32
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 2 3 9 8 32
MUSCO CORPORATION 4 8 8 5 7 32
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 8 10 2 7 5 32
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 4 4 12 7 30
PRODUCTION RESOURCE GROUP L.L.C. 3 7 5 8 6 29
XICATO, INC. 0 4 7 9 9 29
EVEREADY BATTERY COMPANY, INC. 9 7 5 7 0 28
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 3 2 10 11 28
MINEBEA KABUSHIKI-KAISHA (MINEBEA CO., LTD) 8 4 2 5 9 28
YAZAKI CORP. 5 3 3 5 12 28
LSI INDUSTRIES INC. 3 6 5 10 3 27
RAMBUS INTERNATIONAL LTD. 8 4 14 1 0 27
CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES, LTD. 3 3 17 0 3 26
DIALIGHT CORPORATION 5 5 3 4 9 26
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 6 5 4 8 26
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 7 2 3 4 26
SAMSUNG LED CO., LTD. 2 13 10 0 0 25
BRIDGELUX, INC 0 4 8 5 7 24
FOXCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 6 13 1 2 1 23
GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC 8 11 2 2 0 23
LEXTAR ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 2 5 4 11 23
TOYODA GOSEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 6 7 3 4 23
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 3 3 4 11 22
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 8 4 7 2 1 22
CITIZEN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 8 3 2 5 3 21
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 11 1 3 4 2 21
RUUD LIGHTING, INC. 7 5 6 3 0 21
SEOUL SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 1 3 8 5 4 21
STREAMLIGHT, INC. 2 4 2 5 8 21
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 2 6 4 4 4 20
MARTIN PROFESSIONAL A/S 6 3 1 3 7 20
NEOBULB TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 11 4 0 1 20
NICHIA CORPORATION 6 2 2 6 4 20
RAMBUS DELAWARE LLC 0 0 0 4 16 20
ADVANCED OPTOELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 1 8 8 2 19
APPLE, INC. 2 2 5 4 6 19
HITACHI DISPLAYS, LTD. 9 6 1 3 0 19
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. 3 3 4 3 6 19
ENPLAS CORPORATION 3 2 3 5 5 18
ILUMISYS, INC. 0 0 3 9 6 18
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 3 6 5 2 18
AUTOMOTIVE LIGHTING REUTLINGEN GMBH 0 4 6 4 3 17
DENSO CORPORATION 3 7 1 3 3 17
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 1 3 1 5 7 17
OMRON CORPORATION 2 2 2 2 9 17
OREE INC. 0 0 8 5 4 17
ROHM CO., LTD. 1 0 2 8 6 17
SKC HAAS DISPLAY FILMS CO., LTD. 3 1 1 8 4 17
SMR PATENTS S.A.R.L. 4 2 1 6 4 17
SUREFIRE, LLC 3 3 4 2 5 17
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 4 3 2 8 17
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ECBU IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 8 3 4 1 0 16
CAL-COMP ELECTRONICS & COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY LIMITED 0 0 3 5 8 16
DONNELLY CORPORATION 3 4 5 2 2 16
HELLA KGAA HUECK & CO. 0 1 3 7 5 16
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 8 4 2 0 2 16
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 2 1 6 6 16
FUJITSU LIMITED 6 6 0 2 1 15
GLOBAL LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES (TAIWAN) INC. 0 1 0 11 3 15
TERRALUX, INC. 1 2 4 2 6 15
CHIMEI-INNOLUX CORPORATION 2 5 4 3 0 14
INTEMATIX CORPORATION 2 2 2 3 5 14
CLAY PAKY S.P.A. 0 1 4 4 4 13
EVERLIGHT ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 2 5 5 1 13
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 0 2 3 3 13
HITACHI, LTD 7 5 0 1 0 13
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 3 2 5 13
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 1 1 4 4 13
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 8 3 2 0 13
SUNONWEALTH ELECTRIC MACHINE INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 3 3 4 3 13
TSMC SOLID STATE LIGHTING LTD. 0 0 0 3 10 13
USHIO DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISYA 2 2 1 3 5 13
YAMAHA HATSUDOKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA, YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 6 1 4 1 1 13
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 2 1 1 3 5 12
HUIZHOU LIGHT ENGINE LTD. 0 2 1 4 5 12
ILLUMINATION MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS, INC. 3 1 1 4 3 12
LIGHT PRESCRIPTIONS INNOVATORS, LLC. 3 4 3 2 0 12
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 1 0 4 3 12
PHOSEON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 2 4 5 12
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 6 4 0 2 0 12
WINTEK CORPORATION 3 2 5 2 0 12
1 ENERGY SOLUTIONS, INC. 4 4 1 2 0 11
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 6 1 0 1 3 11
BOEING COMPANY 6 1 1 1 2 11
BOSCH SIEMENS HAUSGERATE GMBH 5 2 2 2 0 11
DAI NIPPON PRINTING CO. LTD 2 0 2 2 5 11
DONGGUAN MASSTOP LIQUID CRYSTAL DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 10 11
ENTIRE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 1 1 4 3 11
EPISTAR CORPORATION 2 3 2 0 4 11
FUSION OPTIX, INC. 3 3 2 2 1 11
MAG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 2 5 1 2 11
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 4 0 2 2 3 11
SWITCH BULB COMPANY, INC. 0 0 4 3 4 11
BEIJING BOE OPTOELECTRONICS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 4 1 2 1 10
BRASSCORP. LTD. 3 3 0 3 1 10
FUJIKURA LTD. 2 3 0 3 2 10
I2IC CORPORATION 1 1 4 2 2 10
MURAKAMI CORPORATION 1 1 7 1 0 10
ORION ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 2 2 3 10
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 2 2 1 4 10
THE SLOAN COMPANY, INC. 0 2 1 5 2 10
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 1 1 2 5 10
AIRBUS OPERATIONS GMBH 0 0 4 5 0 9
EPSON IMAGING DEVICES CORPORATION 2 2 1 2 2 9
FEDERAL SIGNAL CORPORATION 0 3 4 0 2 9
HONG KONG APPLIED SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE CO. LTD. 5 3 0 0 1 9
INNOCOM TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 7 0 1 0 1 9
JOURNEE LIGHTING, INC. 0 3 2 2 2 9
LEDENGIN, INC. 0 2 4 1 2 9
LUMINATION, LLC 8 0 1 0 0 9
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 3 3 0 3 9
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 2 2 0 4 1 9
OPTO DESIGN, INC. 2 0 1 2 4 9
PRIMAX ELECTRONICS LTD. 2 0 0 2 5 9
QUARKSTAR, LLC 0 0 2 4 3 9
SILITEK ELECTRONIC (GUANGZHOU) CO.,LTD. 1 1 5 2 0 9
ZUMTOBEL LIGHTING GMBH 1 2 4 0 2 9
EDISON OPTO CORP. 1 4 0 1 2 8
FOCAL POINT, LLC 2 1 2 1 2 8
HARVATEK CORPORATION 2 2 2 2 0 8
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 5 0 0 2 1 8
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 2 1 4 1 8
LUNERA LIGHTING, INC. 1 2 0 2 3 8
MAGNA ELECTRONICS INC. 0 2 2 2 2 8
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 3 4 1 0 0 8
PHILIPS SOLID-STATE LIGHTING SOLUTIONS, INC. 4 2 2 0 0 8
POSCO LED COMPANY LTD. 0 0 0 2 6 8
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 0 0 1 2 5 8
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 7 0 0 1 0 8
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 2 4 2 0 8
TRUCK-LITE CO., LLC 0 0 3 1 4 8
WILLIS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 5 3 8
ZWEIBRUDER OPTOELECTRONICS GMBH 2 0 0 3 3 8
ALCON RESEARCH, LTD. 0 0 2 4 1 7
ALTAIR ENGINEERING, INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
APPOTRONICS CORPORATION LIMITED 0 0 0 1 6 7
ARNOLD & RICHTER CINE TECHNIK GMBH & CO. BETRIEBS KG 4 3 0 0 0 7
BARCO LIGHTING SYSTEMS, INC. 2 5 0 0 0 7
CANLYTE INC. 5 2 0 0 0 7
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 4 1 1 1 7
CHI LIN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 0 0 5 1 7
COOLER MASTER CO., LTD. 1 2 0 4 0 7
DESIGNS FOR VISION, INC. 2 3 1 0 1 7
E-PIN OPTICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 1 5 1 0 0 7
ELECTRALED INC. 1 0 3 1 2 7
GENIUS ELECTRONIC OPTICAL CO., LTD. 1 0 2 2 2 7
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
LIFEGEAR, INC. 1 1 3 2 0 7
LITE-ON ELECTRONICS (GUANGZHOU) LIMITED 0 0 0 3 4 7
LITEPANELS LLC 0 3 0 2 2 7
NEC CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 2 7
NITTOH KOGAKU K.K. 0 0 0 4 3 7
RELUME TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
RENSSELEAR POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE 4 0 1 0 2 7
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 5 1 0 1 0 7
WINVIC SALES, INC. 0 0 1 2 4 7
BARCO, INC. 2 1 2 1 0 6
BAYERISCHE MOTOREN WERKE AG 2 2 1 0 1 6
BLACK & DECKER INC. 1 0 2 1 2 6
CODE 3, INC. 2 0 1 3 0 6
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
DAYSUN INDUSTRIAL CORP. 0 0 3 2 1 6
DEEPSEA POWER & LIGHT COMPANY 0 1 2 2 1 6
ELUMIGEN LLC 0 0 4 2 0 6
FIH (HONG KONG) LIMITED 0 1 5 0 0 6
FLEX LIGHTING II, LLC 0 0 2 1 3 6
GOLDENEYE, INC. 1 2 1 2 0 6
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORP. 1 0 1 4 0 6
HELLA KGAA 0 0 0 0 6 6
HUNTER INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 0 3 1 6
HYUNDAI MOBIS, CO., LTD. 0 1 0 2 3 6
ILIGHT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 2 0 0 6
INTEGRATED ILLUMINATION SYSTEMS INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
INTELLECTUAL DISCOVERY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 2 1 6
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 0 2 2 2 6
KENALL MANUFACTURING COMPANY 3 0 0 2 1 6
KIMOTO & CO., LTD. 2 1 0 2 1 6
LEDTECH ELECTRONICS CORP. 3 2 0 1 0 6
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 2 0 1 3 0 6
LUMENETIX, INC. 1 1 2 0 2 6
NUVENTIX, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS LTD 0 5 0 1 0 6
ROBE LIGHTING S.R.O. 1 0 1 3 1 6
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 2 1 0 3 6
SL SEOBONG 2 3 1 0 0 6
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 1 4 1 0 0 6
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 4 1 0 1 0 6
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 3 0 1 0 2 6
ULLMAN DEVICES CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 2 6
WHELEN ENGINEERING CO., INC. 2 1 1 1 1 6
YOUNG OPTICS INC. 4 1 0 1 0 6
ZEDEL 1 1 1 1 2 6
ZHONGSHAN WEIQIANG TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD 0 0 0 2 4 6
AMOLUXE CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 1 5
ASIA VITAL COMPONENTS CO., LTD. 0 1 0 3 1 5
B/E AEROSPACE INCORPORATED 1 2 1 1 0 5
BAYCO PRODUCTS INCORPORATED 2 0 1 2 0 5
CALSONIC KANSEI CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
CCS INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
CERAMATE TECHNICAL CO., LTD. 2 1 0 2 0 5
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
CHUAN CHENG HAT CO., LTD. 1 1 1 0 2 5
CORDELIA LIGHTING INC. 1 0 2 1 1 5
CPUMATE INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
DARFON ELECTRONICS CORP. 1 0 2 2 0 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
DOCTER OPTICS GMBH 1 0 2 2 0 5
DOLBY LABORATORIES LICENSING CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 2 5
E INK HOLDINGS INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
ENERTRON, INC. 2 0 2 1 0 5
FEDERAL-MOGUL IGNITION COMPANY 0 1 0 3 1 5
GOODRICH LIGHTING SYSTEMS GMBH 0 0 1 2 2 5
HEATHCO LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
HONDA ACCESS CORP. 0 5 0 0 0 5
HUNTER FAN COMPANY 3 1 0 1 0 5
ILLUMITEX, INC. 1 0 0 2 2 5
INNOLUX DISPLAY CORP. 5 0 0 0 0 5
INNOTEC CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 1 5
INTELTECH CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 0 5
INVUITY, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
LEOTEK ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
LIGHT & MOTION INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
LIQUIDLEDS LIGHTING CORP. 0 3 1 1 0 5
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 2 5
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
LUXINGTEK, LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
MAKITA CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
NEXXUS LIGHTING, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
NIPPON SEIKI CO. LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
NLT TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 3 1 0 1 0 5
PERMLIGHT PRODUCTS, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI) 0 1 0 2 2 5
SCHOTT AG 1 2 0 2 0 5
STAR HEADLIGHT & LANTERN COMPANY, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
TEMPO INDUSTRIES, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 2 0 1 1 5
TOMAR ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
TP VISION HOLDING B.V. 0 0 1 2 2 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS CANADA LTD 1 2 1 1 0 5
UNITY OPTO TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 0 2 1 5
USAI, LLC 1 0 2 1 1 5
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 2 2 1 0 0 5



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