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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 365, Static Information Storage and Retrieval

( 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
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 378 329 324 272 258 1561
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 190 231 297 257 245 1220
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 178 240 235 261 267 1181
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 331 327 215 163 73 1109
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 35 132 267 434
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 108 71 72 77 91 419
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 77 67 82 102 22 350
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 17 104 92 73 52 338
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 70 78 72 50 49 319
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 28 15 65 93 86 287
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 34 67 62 111 274
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 29 84 70 43 26 252
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 50 36 21 37 82 226
PANASONIC CORPORATION 43 35 29 46 41 194
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 18 10 23 54 82 187
SPANSION LLC 52 50 17 19 16 154
SANDISK 3D LLC 30 22 29 34 36 151
QUALCOMM, INC. 15 23 37 34 40 149
INTEL CORPORATION 30 28 25 35 28 146
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 26 26 30 29 28 139
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 18 40 33 20 22 133
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 26 33 27 34 11 131
QIMONDA AG 61 46 13 2 2 124
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 30 17 15 22 38 122
SANDISK CORPORATION 71 42 2 3 1 119
APPLE, INC. 6 11 21 41 38 117
RAMBUS, INC. 9 14 22 24 27 96
SONY CORPORATION 7 12 22 23 27 91
ALTERA CORPORATION 9 23 14 23 20 89
UNITY SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 12 26 26 14 10 88
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 26 17 18 9 10 80
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 6 8 8 23 30 75
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 21 14 7 13 19 74
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 11 11 18 16 18 74
LSI CORPORATION 6 4 13 16 33 72
NEC CORPORATION 15 15 18 14 10 72
AVALANCHE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 6 31 27 65
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 15 26 3 8 10 62
OVONYX, INC. 12 16 15 9 9 61
HITACHI, LTD 18 10 8 7 15 58
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 6 15 19 10 7 57
BROADCOM CORPORATION 11 12 8 13 10 54
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 13 8 5 16 11 53
FUJITSU LIMITED 8 12 10 9 10 49
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 4 10 8 11 15 48
ARM LIMITED 7 13 7 13 6 46
PS4 LUXCO S.A.R.L. 0 0 0 0 46 46
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 41 4 0 0 0 45
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 16 8 9 3 7 43
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 8 11 7 7 10 43
XILINX, INC. 16 7 9 8 3 43
NXP B.V. 8 11 11 7 4 41
SILICON STORAGE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 15 4 4 9 9 41
ATMEL CORPORATION 14 12 7 3 3 39
SANDISK IL LTD. 7 15 6 6 4 38
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 37 0 0 0 0 37
ELITE SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC. 4 5 7 14 4 34
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 7 8 4 11 4 34
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 4 10 4 8 6 32
E-MEMORY TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 4 6 8 11 31
ZENO SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 4 11 9 7 31
CROCUS TECHNOLOGY S.A. 1 3 8 7 9 28
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 5 7 2 7 27
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 27 0 0 0 0 27
APLUS FLASH TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 9 7 6 26
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 3 7 16 26
MAGIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 7 5 3 9 1 25
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 8 10 3 2 2 25
GRANDIS, INC. 5 5 4 9 1 24
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 8 7 1 7 1 24
MEDIATEK INC. 4 4 3 2 9 22
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 8 5 9 0 0 22
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 11 5 1 5 22
WINBOND ELECTRONICS CORP. 1 5 1 5 10 22
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 7 10 3 0 1 21
ANOBIT TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 5 12 4 0 0 21
CONVERSANT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT INC. 0 0 0 0 21 21
ADESTO TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 4 5 11 20
LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 3 7 10 20
STEC, INC. 1 6 3 4 6 20
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 2 4 5 5 19
QIMONDA NORTH AMERICA CORP. 17 1 0 0 0 18
GOOGLE, INC. 1 2 6 3 5 17
STMICROELECTRONICS ROUSSET SAS 0 0 3 7 7 17
CROSSBAR, INC. 0 0 3 7 6 16
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 1 2 1 4 8 16
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 5 4 1 0 16
NANTERO, INC. 6 4 0 3 2 15
NVIDIA CORPORATION 7 1 2 1 4 15
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 0 3 10 15
CONTOUR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 4 3 2 4 1 14
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 1 1 5 7 14
MAGSIL CORPORATION 4 2 2 4 2 14
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 3 1 5 0 5 14
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 2 2 5 3 1 13
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 1 2 1 1 8 13
SIDENSE CORP. 2 4 3 2 2 13
SPANSION ISRAEL LTD. 0 4 6 3 0 13
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 2 1 2 4 3 12
INVENSAS CORPORATION 0 0 6 2 4 12
INVISAGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 3 4 1 1 12
MOSYS, INCORPORATED 2 3 2 4 1 12
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 4 2 3 1 2 12
ROHM CO., LTD. 1 3 4 1 3 12
SILICON MOTION, INC. 1 0 1 2 8 12
SKYMEDI CORPORATION 2 3 1 3 3 12
VIRAGE LOGIC CORPORATION 12 0 0 0 0 12
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 7 2 2 0 0 11
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 1 1 3 1 5 11
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 1 3 2 1 4 11
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 0 2 2 5 11
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 3 0 4 1 11
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 4 5 2 0 11
NETLIST, INC. 0 7 2 1 1 11
NOVELICS, LLC 9 2 0 0 0 11
SAIFUN SEMICONDUCTORS, LTD. 11 0 0 0 0 11
TDK CORPORATION 5 2 2 1 1 11
ACTEL CORPORATION 5 2 2 1 0 10
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 7 2 1 0 10
DENSBITS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 1 5 4 10
FLASHSILICON INCORPORATION 4 3 0 0 3 10
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 0 0 8 0 10
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 1 2 2 2 3 10
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 1 4 3 0 2 10
SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION 3 1 5 1 0 10
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 3 0 6 1 0 10
BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY 1 1 4 2 1 9
EVERSPIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 2 2 3 9
FARADAY TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 5 1 2 9
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 3 4 2 9
INPHI CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 8 9
INTERSIL AMERICALS LLC 1 3 4 1 0 9
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 1 0 2 3 9
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 3 1 0 0 9
SK HYNIX MEMORY SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 3 6 9
CROCUS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 5 3 8
GENUSION, INC. 1 3 2 0 2 8
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 5 2 0 0 1 8
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 2 4 1 1 0 8
STMICROELECTRONICS (CROLLES 2) SAS 2 2 1 0 3 8
SUVOLTA, INC. 4 1 0 1 2 8
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
HALO LSI, INC. 0 3 4 0 0 7
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 1 1 3 1 1 7
JONKER LLC 5 2 0 0 0 7
NSCORE INC. 4 0 2 1 0 7
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 3 7
RAMOT AT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY LTD. 1 3 1 0 2 7
T-RAM SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 4 0 1 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 0 1 2 2 2 7
ACER INCORPORATED 1 2 2 1 0 6
ADVANTEST CORP. 2 0 2 2 0 6
AGATE LOGIC, INC. 2 3 1 0 0 6
AGENCY FOR SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH 0 0 0 2 4 6
ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY 0 1 0 2 3 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 3 1 0 1 1 6
FUNAI ELECTRIC ADVANCED APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
GSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 6
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 2 6
MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. 2 1 2 1 0 6
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 2 0 0 3 6
POWERCHIP TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 6
S. AQUA SEMICONDUCTOR LLC 0 4 1 1 0 6
S.O.I. TEC SILICON ON INSULATOR TECHNOLOGIES S.A. 0 0 3 1 2 6
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 6
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 6 0 0 0 0 6
VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 2 0 2 0 6
AMS AG 0 1 3 1 0 5
AXON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 0 5
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 2 0 0 5
CHIP MEMORY TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 5
EON SILICON SOLUTION INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
III HOLDINGS 1, LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 1 1 1 2 0 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 1 0 3 1 0 5
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 4 0 1 0 5
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
NEW YORK UNIVERSITY 0 2 0 1 2 5
OCZ TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 5
PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
RADIANT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 1 1 0 0 5
SNU R& DB FOUNDATION 0 1 3 0 1 5
SOLID STATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS, LLC 1 3 0 1 0 5
TRIUNE IP LLC 1 0 2 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 1 1 2 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 0 2 0 1 5
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 0 0 0 1 5



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