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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 379, Telephonic Communications

( 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
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 110 95 138 138 133 614
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 47 47 51 47 90 282
AVAYA INC. 16 46 80 67 66 275
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 35 27 48 78 58 246
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 14 37 50 43 43 187
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 9 30 37 43 29 148
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 17 23 25 38 31 134
ALCATEL LUCENT 5 12 20 41 30 108
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 4 8 29 42 83
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 10 7 15 25 24 81
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 6 18 20 15 20 79
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 13 11 8 14 11 57
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 20 21 8 0 0 49
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 2 1 19 24 47
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 3 3 10 10 19 45
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 8 7 17 11 45
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 5 11 18 6 43
GOOGLE, INC. 0 3 2 14 22 41
ASPECT SOFTWARE, INC. 0 10 9 7 14 40
VERINT AMERICAS INC. 4 8 7 14 7 40
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 9 3 13 10 39
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION 6 12 6 7 8 39
NOKIA CORPORATION 10 10 6 4 9 39
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 9 7 10 6 7 39
CENTURYLINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 0 0 0 15 23 38
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 5 9 14 5 4 37
GRAPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 1 1 8 10 16 36
AT&T CORP. 22 13 0 0 0 35
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 4 3 8 11 9 35
BROADCOM CORPORATION 3 5 4 11 11 34
NEC CORPORATION 5 6 2 5 16 34
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 9 11 3 4 31
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 12 10 8 0 0 30
PANASONIC CORPORATION 6 8 5 5 4 28
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 6 11 7 3 27
WEST CORPORATION 1 1 4 5 16 27
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 4 5 7 10 26
APPLE, INC. 1 0 5 8 11 25
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 8 4 9 3 0 24
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 9 5 2 4 3 23
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 3 5 8 4 23
POLYCOM, INC. 1 3 3 10 6 23
EMBARQ HOLDINGS COMPANY LLC 1 8 8 5 0 22
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 4 6 2 6 4 22
SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 7 8 3 21
PLANTRONICS INC 2 3 4 3 8 20
QUALCOMM, INC. 3 1 2 3 11 20
VERIZON DATA SERVICES INC. 1 3 5 2 9 20
GENESYS TELECOMMUNICATIONS LABORATORIES, INC. 2 3 3 6 5 19
SHORETEL, INC 0 1 5 6 7 19
SONY CORPORATION 3 4 3 6 3 19
MOTOROLA, INC. 10 7 1 0 0 18
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 6 6 5 18
CALLWAVE, INC. 3 4 4 6 0 17
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 0 4 4 9 17
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 2 6 8 17
AT& T LABS, INC. 3 3 6 3 1 16
CALLWAVE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 4 12 16
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 3 4 7 16
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 1 3 5 4 3 16
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 6 2 1 1 16
FRANCE TELECOM 5 2 2 3 3 15
INTELLISIST, INC. 1 1 2 4 7 15
NICE SYSTEMS LTD. 2 1 1 8 3 15
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 4 3 0 3 4 14
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 4 1 2 7 14
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 4 1 4 1 4 14
VONAGE NETWORK LLC. 0 1 3 4 6 14
ZTE CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 7 14
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 2 2 4 2 3 13
BCE INC. 1 1 4 1 6 13
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 13 13
NOBLE SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 0 1 3 8 13
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 4 1 4 2 2 13
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 1 6 3 2 12
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 6 3 0 2 12
ADTRAN 3 2 1 2 4 12
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 3 6 3 12
IKANOS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 0 1 4 6 12
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 3 3 5 1 12
TEKELEC 1 3 6 2 0 12
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 1 1 1 5 4 12
VOXER IP LLC 0 0 0 9 3 12
ADAPTIVE SPECTRUM AND SIGNAL ALIGNMENT, INC. 1 2 3 1 3 10
AOL LLC 3 1 3 2 1 10
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 1 4 3 10
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 4 3 0 1 2 10
INTEL CORPORATION 3 3 0 3 1 10
MICROSEMI SEMICONDUCTOR (U.S.) INC. 0 0 0 4 6 10
ROCKSTAR BIDCO L.P. 0 0 1 9 0 10
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 0 1 3 3 10
SKYPE 0 0 2 5 3 10
ALCATEL 4 5 0 0 0 9
CLEARONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 7 1 1 9
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 1 3 1 3 1 9
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 3 3 1 1 9
SIEMENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 9 0 0 0 0 9
UTBK, INC. 1 1 4 3 0 9
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 6 8
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 3 1 0 3 1 8
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 2 8
HITACHI, LTD 3 1 2 1 1 8
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 2 1 3 1 8
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 2 0 1 5 8
MINDSPEED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 5 1 0 0 8
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 1 0 1 4 2 8
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 0 0 4 0 8
RINGCENTRAL, INC. 0 0 0 3 5 8
SOUNDBITE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 3 5 8
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 3 1 2 1 8
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 2 1 1 2 8
TP LAB INC. 0 1 2 2 3 8
VERIZON LABORATORIES INC. 3 2 0 3 0 8
CONFINEMENT TELEPHONY TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 4 1 2 7
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 2 0 1 3 7
FORTEMEDIA, INC. 0 4 1 2 0 7
GENERAL MOTORS LLC 0 1 2 1 3 7
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 3 1 0 7
KYOCERA CORPORATION 2 2 1 2 0 7
LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, INC. 2 2 2 0 1 7
MATTERSIGHT CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 2 7
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 1 6 0 7
MOVIUS INTERACTIVE CORPORATION 1 0 3 1 2 7
NEXSTEP, INC. 1 2 2 1 1 7
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 2 2 2 0 7
ON-Q TELECOM SYSTEMS CO., INC 0 0 3 1 3 7
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 4 7
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 1 3 3 0 7
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 3 2 1 0 7
TELEBUYER, LLC 1 4 1 1 0 7
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 1 3 1 1 1 7
VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED 2 3 1 1 0 7
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 4 6
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 0 3 6
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 0 2 1 1 2 6
EMC CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
EWI HOLDINGS, INC. 3 1 0 1 1 6
INTELEPEER, INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
ITXC IP HOLDINGS S.A.R.L. 2 0 0 1 3 6
LIVEOPS, INC. 0 1 3 2 0 6
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 0 1 1 3 1 6
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP 0 0 0 0 6 6
SCENERA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 2 2 1 6
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 3 6
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0 0 2 0 4 6
TELLME NETWORKS, INC. 2 0 1 3 0 6
ULTRATEC, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
VALUE ADDED COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 2 0 1 2 6
VIRTUAL HOLD TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 2 0 3 1 6
YAHOO, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
3COM CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5
ACOUSTIC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
ADC DSL SYSTEMS, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
AMERICAN TELECONFERENCING SERVICES LTD. 0 1 1 3 0 5
APPTERA INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
ASCENDENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 5 0 5
AUDIO CODES LTD. 0 1 2 2 0 5
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
ECLIPS, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
ERICSSON AB 0 0 0 4 1 5
GENBAND US LLC 0 1 2 0 2 5
GLOBAL TEL*LINK CORP. 2 0 0 0 3 5
GN NETCOM A/S 0 0 3 1 1 5
HTC CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 2 5
INCONTACT, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 1 2 2 0 0 5
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 1 0 0 1 3 5
LOGITECH EUROPE S.A. 1 0 1 1 2 5
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 2 5
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. 5 0 0 0 0 5
SERCONET LTD. 5 0 0 0 0 5
T-MOBILE, USA, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
TECH RADIUM, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
TEKELEC, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
TOLLGRADE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
UNIDEN CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 1 5
YAMAHA CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 0 5



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