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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 313 378 329 324 272 1616
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 217 331 327 215 163 1253
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 186 190 231 297 257 1161
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 178 178 240 235 261 1092
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 98 108 71 72 77 426
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 45 77 67 82 102 373
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 75 70 78 72 50 345
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 17 104 92 73 286
SANDISK CORPORATION 149 71 42 2 3 267
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 30 28 15 65 93 231
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 29 84 70 43 228
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 59 50 36 21 37 203
PANASONIC CORPORATION 35 43 35 29 46 188
SPANSION LLC 37 51 50 17 19 174
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 35 132 167
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 34 67 62 163
INTEL CORPORATION 44 30 28 25 35 162
SANDISK 3D LLC 29 30 22 29 34 144
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 22 26 33 27 34 142
QIMONDA AG 20 61 46 13 2 142
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 22 26 26 30 29 133
QUALCOMM, INC. 9 15 23 37 34 118
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 30 30 17 15 22 114
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 9 18 10 23 54 114
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 18 40 33 20 111
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 37 26 17 18 9 107
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 62 41 4 0 0 107
APPLE, INC. 7 6 11 21 41 86
UNITY SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 12 26 26 14 84
ALTERA CORPORATION 10 9 23 14 23 79
SONY CORPORATION 15 7 12 22 23 79
RAMBUS, INC. 7 9 14 22 24 76
NEC CORPORATION 8 15 15 18 14 70
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 40 27 0 0 0 67
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 8 21 14 7 13 63
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 6 11 11 18 16 62
HITACHI, LTD 18 18 10 8 7 61
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 22 37 0 0 0 59
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 7 15 26 3 8 59
OVONYX, INC. 5 12 16 15 9 57
ATMEL CORPORATION 19 14 12 7 3 55
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 7 6 8 8 23 52
FUJITSU LIMITED 12 8 12 10 9 51
BROADCOM CORPORATION 6 11 12 8 13 50
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 14 16 8 9 3 50
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 6 15 19 10 50
XILINX, INC. 9 16 7 9 8 49
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 6 13 8 5 16 48
ARM LIMITED 6 7 13 7 13 46
NXP B.V. 8 8 11 11 7 45
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 22 8 7 1 7 45
LSI CORPORATION 4 6 4 13 16 43
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 12 7 8 4 11 42
SANDISK IL LTD. 6 7 15 6 6 40
AVALANCHE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 6 31 38
QIMONDA NORTH AMERICA CORP. 19 17 1 0 0 37
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 14 8 10 3 2 37
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 8 11 7 7 35
SILICON STORAGE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 15 4 4 9 35
ELITE SEMICONDUCTOR MEMORY TECHNOLOGY INC. 4 4 5 7 14 34
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 1 4 10 8 11 34
MAGIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 9 7 5 3 9 33
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 11 8 5 9 0 33
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 4 4 10 4 8 30
GRANDIS, INC. 7 5 5 4 9 30
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 9 7 10 3 0 29
ZENO SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 4 11 9 24
E-MEMORY TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 2 4 6 8 23
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 6 5 7 2 23
ANOBIT TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 1 5 12 4 0 22
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 6 5 4 1 22
ACTEL CORPORATION 10 5 2 2 1 20
APLUS FLASH TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 3 1 9 7 20
CROCUS TECHNOLOGY S.A. 1 1 3 8 7 20
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 9 3 3 0 4 19
SAIFUN SEMICONDUCTORS, LTD. 8 11 0 0 0 19
MEDIATEK INC. 5 4 4 3 2 18
CONTOUR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 4 4 3 2 4 17
NVIDIA CORPORATION 6 7 1 2 1 17
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 11 5 1 17
VIRAGE LOGIC CORPORATION 5 12 0 0 0 17
MOSYS, INCORPORATED 5 2 3 2 4 16
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 3 2 4 5 15
NANTERO, INC. 2 6 4 0 3 15
STEC, INC. 1 1 6 3 4 15
TDK CORPORATION 5 5 2 2 1 15
WINBOND ELECTRONICS CORP. 3 1 5 1 5 15
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 3 7 2 2 0 14
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 5 3 1 0 14
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 4 3 0 6 1 14
INNOVATIVE SILICON ISI SA 11 2 0 0 0 13
NETLIST, INC. 3 0 7 2 1 13
NOVELICS, LLC 2 9 2 0 0 13
NSCORE INC. 6 4 0 2 1 13
SPANSION ISRAEL LTD. 0 0 4 6 3 13
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 0 2 2 5 3 12
GOOGLE, INC. 0 1 2 6 3 12
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 2 0 2 2 12
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 2 0 0 8 12
MAGSIL CORPORATION 0 4 2 2 4 12
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED INDUSTRIAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 0 4 5 2 12
SIDENSE CORP. 1 2 4 3 2 12
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 2 1 3 4 1 11
INVISAGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 3 4 1 11
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 7 4 0 0 0 11
ADESTO TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 0 0 4 5 10
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 1 2 1 2 4 10
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 0 7 2 1 10
CROSSBAR, INC. 0 0 0 3 7 10
FLASHSILICON INCORPORATION 3 4 3 0 0 10
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 2 1 1 0 10
LAPIS SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 7 10
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 2 1 2 1 4 10
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 4 2 3 1 10
SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING INTERNATIONAL (SHANGHAI) CORPORATION 0 3 1 5 1 10
SKYMEDI CORPORATION 1 2 3 1 3 10
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 0 3 7 10
STMICROELECTRONICS ROUSSET SAS 0 0 0 3 7 10
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 4 6 0 0 0 10
EVERSPIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 1 2 2 9
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 2 5 2 0 0 9
ROHM CO., LTD. 0 1 3 4 1 9
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 3 1 5 0 9
SEMICONDUCTOR COMPONENTS INDUSTRIES, LLC 1 1 4 3 0 9
APTINA IMAGING CORPORATION 5 1 1 1 0 8
BOISE STATE UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 4 2 8
FARADAY TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 0 1 5 1 8
GENUSION, INC. 2 1 3 2 0 8
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 1 1 3 2 1 8
INVENSAS CORPORATION 0 0 0 6 2 8
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 2 4 1 1 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 3 1 0 2 8
FUJI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 4 7
HALO LSI, INC. 0 0 3 4 0 7
INTERMOLECULAR INC. 0 0 1 1 5 7
JONKER LLC 0 5 2 0 0 7
MAGNACHIP SEMICONDUCTOR, LTD. 1 2 1 2 1 7
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 0 1 2 2 2 7
SOLID STATE STORAGE SOLUTIONS, LLC 2 1 3 0 1 7
T-RAM SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 2 4 0 1 7
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 1 1 0 3 7
ACER INCORPORATED 0 1 2 2 1 6
ADVANTEST CORP. 0 2 0 2 2 6
AGATE LOGIC, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
AMS AG 1 0 1 3 1 6
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 2 2 0 6
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 1 1 3 1 6
DENSBITS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
FUNAI ELECTRIC ADVANCED APPLIED TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 0 1 1 3 1 6
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 1 1 1 1 2 6
KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 2 2 2 0 0 6
PROMOS TECHNOLOGIES PTE. LTD. 1 2 2 1 0 6
QIMONDA FLASH GMBH & CO. KG 4 2 0 0 0 6
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 3 1 1 0 6
S. AQUA SEMICONDUCTOR LLC 0 0 4 1 1 6
STMICROELECTRONICS (CROLLES 2) SAS 1 2 2 1 0 6
SUVOLTA, INC. 0 4 1 0 1 6
VANGUARD INTERNATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 2 2 0 2 6
AXON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 0 5
CHIP MEMORY TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
CROCUS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 3 1 0 1 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 0 1 0 3 1 5
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 4 0 1 5
KILOPASS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
OCZ TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 1 2 1 1 5
POWERCHIP TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
RAMOT AT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY LTD. 0 1 3 1 0 5
SILICON MOTION, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 1 1 2 5
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 2 0 2 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 0 0 1 2 2 5
ZMOS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5



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