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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 369, Dynamic Information Storage or 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
PANASONIC CORPORATION 90 122 180 131 78 601
SONY CORPORATION 88 108 114 99 68 477
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 114 97 97 55 33 396
HITACHI, LTD 33 63 63 51 19 229
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 73 69 51 18 4 215
PIONEER CORPORATION 46 51 73 27 4 201
TDK CORPORATION 13 26 22 56 45 162
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 45 52 31 18 14 160
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 21 30 38 37 31 157
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 22 27 30 32 34 145
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 53 40 30 17 1 141
MEDIATEK INC. 20 51 27 26 15 139
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 28 33 42 15 7 125
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 50 39 25 4 2 120
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 16 19 24 29 23 111
KONICA MINOLTA OPTO, INC 16 28 24 15 9 92
HITACHI MEDIA ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 5 13 26 24 23 91
HITACHI-LG DATA STORAGE, INC. 6 14 19 32 18 89
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 2 4 22 25 35 88
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 7 7 20 13 35 82
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 14 23 23 10 9 79
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 19 24 13 7 11 74
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 7 32 31 70
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 10 27 22 9 69
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 15 32 14 2 3 66
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 8 8 14 17 12 59
LITE-ON IT CORPORATION 8 13 15 10 1 47
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 2 3 18 21 44
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 5 10 20 8 44
NEC CORPORATION 11 11 11 4 2 39
TEAC CORPORATION 9 7 16 2 3 37
HEADWAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 4 10 21 35
HOYA CORPORATION 0 10 9 10 5 34
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. 5 14 8 4 3 34
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 9 10 4 5 4 32
WESTERN DIGITAL (FREMONT), LLC 0 0 1 11 19 31
YAMAHA CORPORATION 10 11 7 2 0 30
LSI CORPORATION 10 2 5 5 6 28
FUJITSU LIMITED 19 3 0 2 2 26
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 1 4 13 6 24
HITACHI MAXELL, LTD. 5 9 4 4 1 23
HITACHI-LG DATA STORAGE KOREA, INC. 9 6 3 5 0 23
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 11 8 3 23
TOSHIBA SAMSUNG STORAGE TECHNOLOGY KOREA CORPORATION 0 2 4 2 14 22
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 1 4 8 1 7 21
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 4 0 4 5 8 21
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 5 6 6 1 2 20
ASAHI GLASS COMPANY, LTD. 0 6 4 4 4 18
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 5 10 1 1 18
MITSUBISHI KAGAKU MEDIA CO., LTD. 8 5 4 0 0 17
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 9 4 2 2 0 17
INTEL CORPORATION 0 6 6 3 1 16
JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION 0 0 0 11 5 16
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 7 4 1 0 15
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 3 3 6 1 1 14
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 1 6 3 3 14
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 2 5 4 2 13
TOSHIBA SAMSUNG STORAGE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 7 2 2 2 13
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 2 9 13
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 4 3 2 3 0 12
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 0 7 4 1 12
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 9 12
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 8 3 0 1 0 12
DPHI ACQUISITIONS, INC. 4 7 0 0 0 11
KONICA CORPORATION 4 2 5 0 0 11
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 3 4 0 4 11
QUANTA STORAGE, INC. 1 3 5 0 2 11
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 1 3 5 2 11
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 2 2 1 0 9
PHILIPS & LITE-ON DIGITAL SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 1 5 2 0 1 9
APPLE, INC. 0 1 2 2 3 8
CINRAM INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 1 4 0 1 8
DOUG CARSON & ASSOCIATES, INC. 1 2 1 4 0 8
FUJITSU TEN LIMITED 4 1 1 0 2 8
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 2 0 2 2 8
ROHM CO., LTD. 1 3 1 2 1 8
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 1 2 3 2 0 8
TIAN HOLDINGS LLC 2 1 4 1 0 8
FUJINON CORPORATION (FORMERLY FUJI PHOTO OPTICAL CO. LTD.) 2 2 3 0 0 7
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 1 2 2 2 0 7
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 2 1 4 0 0 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 7 7
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1 3 1 0 2 7
SHOWA DENKO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 3 4 7
SONY DADC AUSTRIA AG 1 3 3 0 0 7
SONY NEC OPTIARC INC. 0 4 2 0 1 7
DAEWOO ELECTRONICS COMPANY, LTD. 1 4 1 0 0 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 4 2 0 0 0 6
ZORAN CORPORATION 3 2 1 0 0 6
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 0 0 4 0 1 5
OPTWARE CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
SONY DISC & DIGITAL SOLUTIONS INC. 0 1 0 4 0 5



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