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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 372, Coherent Light Generators

( 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 23 37 15 10 7 92
SONY CORPORATION 15 13 18 23 21 90
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 12 15 22 23 17 89
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 12 32 18 17 9 88
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 22 14 24 11 15 86
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 11 31 12 13 12 79
COHERENT, INC. 10 15 14 9 13 61
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 10 17 8 7 14 56
FINISAR CORPORATION 15 19 7 8 5 54
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 10 15 6 11 12 54
CYMER, INC. 8 20 6 11 4 49
CORNING INCORPORATED 10 12 10 10 6 48
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 16 15 8 5 2 46
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 14 13 11 3 5 46
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 8 9 15 6 4 42
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 8 10 9 10 39
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 21 9 2 2 0 34
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 10 8 6 4 5 33
FUJITSU LIMITED 7 7 8 1 6 29
IMRA AMERICA, INC. 3 7 8 5 4 27
NICHIA CORPORATION 3 14 3 2 4 26
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 5 5 9 4 2 25
NEC CORPORATION 3 10 7 3 2 25
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 9 2 2 6 25
OPNEXT JAPAN, INC. 6 10 5 3 0 24
RAYTHEON COMPANY 5 6 6 4 3 24
ROHM CO., LTD. 1 5 6 4 8 24
BOEING COMPANY 8 5 4 0 5 22
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 3 6 9 3 1 22
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 7 3 4 2 5 21
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 8 8 2 1 1 20
FUJIKURA LTD. 0 1 1 7 11 20
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 6 7 5 0 2 20
BINOPTICS, INC. 2 5 4 7 1 19
ELECTRO SCIENTIFIC INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 6 2 3 7 19
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 4 3 5 3 4 19
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 6 2 4 3 1 16
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 2 4 0 4 6 16
IPG PHOTONICS CORPORATION 1 4 1 6 3 15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 2 5 1 6 15
DAYLIGHT SOLUTIONS INC. 2 3 4 2 3 14
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 1 1 3 6 14
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 2 4 5 2 13
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 1 2 3 5 13
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 5 3 4 1 0 13
INTEL CORPORATION 5 4 1 2 0 12
SORAA INC. 0 0 0 5 7 12
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 2 5 2 3 12
EUDYNA DEVICES INC. 2 3 3 2 1 11
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 0 1 4 4 11
OCLARO TECHNOLOGY PLC 1 3 1 4 2 11
POLARONYX INC. 10 1 0 0 0 11
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 5 0 4 1 1 11
HITACHI, LTD 1 6 2 1 0 10
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 6 2 0 2 10
OEWAVES, INC. 0 1 4 2 3 10
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 5 4 0 0 10
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 4 0 1 0 9
GIGAPHOTON INC. 0 0 2 3 4 9
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 4 2 1 1 1 9
KOMATSU LTD. 1 4 3 1 0 9
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 1 2 2 3 9
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 0 3 2 1 3 9
ANRITSU CORPORATION 3 2 0 1 2 8
FANUC LTD. 3 4 0 1 0 8
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 3 4 1 0 0 8
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 3 0 0 5 0 8
PAVILION INTEGRATION CORPORATION 7 1 0 0 0 8
PD-LD, INC. 3 2 1 2 0 8
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 1 4 3 8
THALES 3 1 1 0 3 8
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 3 1 1 2 1 8
CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIFIQUE - CNRS 2 1 0 3 1 7
EMCORE CORPORATION 1 0 3 2 1 7
KYOTO UNIVERSITY 2 2 1 0 2 7
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC DEVICE INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 1 2 4 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 0 3 2 2 0 7
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
CALMAR OPTCOM, INC. 2 0 1 0 3 6
GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 1 6
INSTITUT NATIONAL D'OPTIQUE 0 0 3 2 1 6
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 1 2 1 1 1 6
PYROPHOTONICS LASERS INC. 0 5 1 0 0 6
SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION AT UNIVERSITY OF NEW MEXICO 2 2 1 0 1 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 2 1 0 1 2 6
ADVALUE PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC. 4 0 0 1 0 5
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 2 0 0 0 3 5
BIOLASE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
CREE, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
FANUC CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
GENERAL NANO OPTICS LIMITED 0 2 0 2 1 5
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 0 1 1 3 0 5
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
LUMENIS LTD. 0 0 2 1 2 5
MICROVISION, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5
NIKON CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 0 5
TOPTICA PHOTONICS AG 0 0 2 1 2 5
TRUMPF LASER GMBH + CO. KG 1 3 0 1 0 5



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