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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 95 138 138 133 144 648
AVAYA INC. 46 80 67 66 82 341
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 47 51 47 90 73 308
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 27 48 78 58 60 271
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 37 50 43 43 33 206
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 30 37 43 29 38 177
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 23 25 38 31 27 144
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 4 8 29 42 60 143
ALCATEL LUCENT 12 20 41 30 16 119
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 18 20 15 20 16 89
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 7 15 25 24 16 87
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 2 1 19 24 15 61
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 3 10 10 19 16 58
CENTURYLINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 0 0 15 23 20 58
GOOGLE, INC. 3 2 14 22 15 56
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 11 8 14 11 11 55
WEST CORPORATION 1 4 5 16 29 55
FUJITSU LIMITED 8 7 17 11 5 48
VERINT AMERICAS INC. 8 7 14 7 10 46
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 5 11 18 6 5 45
MITEL NETWORKS CORPORATION 12 6 7 8 11 44
NUANCE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 4 5 7 10 18 44
ASPECT SOFTWARE, INC. 10 9 7 14 3 43
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 9 3 13 10 8 43
BROADCOM CORPORATION 5 4 11 11 10 41
GRAPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 1 8 10 16 4 39
GENESYS TELECOMMUNICATIONS LABORATORIES, INC. 3 3 6 5 20 37
NEC CORPORATION 6 2 5 16 8 37
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 13 23 36
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 9 14 5 4 4 36
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 7 10 6 7 5 35
APPLE, INC. 0 5 8 11 10 34
NOKIA CORPORATION 10 6 4 9 4 33
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 3 8 11 9 0 31
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 9 11 3 4 4 31
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 21 8 0 0 0 29
CALLWAVE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 4 12 13 29
NOBLE SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 1 3 8 16 28
PANASONIC CORPORATION 8 5 5 4 6 28
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 6 11 7 3 1 28
POLYCOM, INC. 3 3 10 6 4 26
SECURUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 7 8 3 5 26
SHORETEL, INC 1 5 6 7 6 25
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 4 4 9 7 24
VERIZON DATA SERVICES INC. 3 5 2 9 5 24
SONY CORPORATION 4 3 6 3 7 23
ZTE CORPORATION 2 1 3 7 10 23
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 3 5 8 4 2 22
QUALCOMM, INC. 1 2 3 11 5 22
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 1 1 5 4 11 22
EMBARQ HOLDINGS COMPANY LLC 8 8 5 0 0 21
INTELLISIST, INC. 1 2 4 7 7 21
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 6 6 5 3 21
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 3 5 4 3 5 20
PLANTRONICS INC 3 4 3 8 2 20
RINGCENTRAL, INC. 0 0 3 5 12 20
VOXER IP LLC 0 0 9 3 8 20
BCE INC. 1 4 1 6 7 19
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 4 7 4 19
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 6 2 6 4 1 19
VONAGE NETWORK LLC. 1 3 4 6 5 19
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 10 8 0 0 0 18
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 6 8 2 18
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 4 10 16
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 3 3 5 1 4 16
NICE SYSTEMS LTD. 1 1 8 3 3 16
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP 0 0 0 6 10 16
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 4 9 3 0 0 16
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 3 0 3 4 5 15
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 3 6 3 3 15
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 5 2 4 3 1 15
SATMAP INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 15 15
ADTRAN, INC. 2 1 2 4 5 14
CALLWAVE, INC. 4 4 6 0 0 14
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 0 1 3 8 14
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 1 2 7 0 14
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 1 4 1 4 4 14
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 0 2 4 7 14
SKYPE 0 2 5 3 4 14
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 2 4 2 3 2 13
AT& T LABS, INC. 3 6 3 1 0 13
AT&T CORP. 13 0 0 0 0 13
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 0 2 6 5 13
IKANOS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 1 4 6 2 13
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 1 6 3 2 0 12
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 4 3 3 12
ADAPTIVE SPECTRUM AND SIGNAL ALIGNMENT, INC. 2 3 1 3 2 11
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 6 3 0 2 0 11
CONFINEMENT TELEPHONY TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 4 1 2 4 11
MATTERSIGHT CORPORATION 0 2 3 2 4 11
MICROSEMI SEMICONDUCTOR (U.S.) INC. 0 0 4 6 1 11
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 3 3 0 4 11
SOUNDBITE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 3 5 3 11
TEKELEC 3 6 2 0 0 11
TP LAB INC. 1 2 2 3 3 11
AMERICAN TELECONFERENCING SERVICES LTD. 1 1 3 0 5 10
AOL LLC 1 3 2 1 3 10
CLEARONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 7 1 1 1 10
FRANCE TELECOM 2 2 3 3 0 10
GENERAL MOTORS LLC 1 2 1 3 3 10
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 3 1 3 1 2 10
ROCKSTAR BIDCO L.P. 0 1 9 0 0 10
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 3 1 1 2 10
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 2 1 1 0 10
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 1 4 4 9
EMC CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 4 9
GN NETCOM A/S 0 3 1 1 4 9
INTEL CORPORATION 3 0 3 1 2 9
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 1 6 0 2 9
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 1 4 2 2 0 9
HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 4 8
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 2 0 1 5 0 8
MOTOROLA, INC. 7 1 0 0 0 8
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 3 3 1 8
TEKELEC, INC. 0 0 2 3 3 8
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 3 1 2 1 1 8
ULTRATEC, INC. 1 1 1 2 3 8
UTBK, INC. 1 4 3 0 0 8
YAMAHA CORPORATION 0 2 3 0 3 8
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 1 1 0 3 2 7
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
FORTEMEDIA, INC. 4 1 2 0 0 7
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 1 3 1 2 0 7
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 2 1 3 1 0 7
INCONTACT, INC. 0 0 2 3 2 7
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 5 7
MINDSPEED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 1 0 0 1 7
NEXSTEP, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 2 2 0 1 7
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 4 2 0 7
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 2 7
ON-Q TELECOM SYSTEMS CO., INC 0 3 1 3 0 7
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 2 1 0 1 7
T-MOBILE, USA, INC. 0 0 2 3 2 7
8X8, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
AMDOCS SOFTWARE SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 2 1 1 2 6
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
AUDIO CODES LTD. 1 2 2 0 1 6
AWARE, INC. 2 0 0 2 2 6
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 2 4 6
CONVERGYS CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT DELAWARE LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 2 1 1 2 0 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 0 3 1 1 6
ERICSSON AB 0 0 4 1 1 6
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
GENBAND US LLC 1 2 0 2 1 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 3 1 0 0 6
HTC CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 1 6
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 0 1 2 0 6
INTELEPEER, INC. 0 2 2 2 0 6
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 0 0 1 3 2 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 2 1 2 0 1 6
LIVEOPS, INC. 1 3 2 0 0 6
METASWITCH NETWORKS LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 3 0 2 6
MOVIUS INTERACTIVE CORPORATION 0 3 1 2 0 6
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
P & W SOLUTIONS CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 4 0 2 6
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 3 6
SCENERA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 2 2 1 0 6
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 1 0 2 3 0 6
TELEBUYER, LLC 4 1 1 0 0 6
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0 2 0 4 0 6
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 1 1 2 0 6
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 3 1 1 1 0 6
VIRTUAL HOLD TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 0 3 1 0 6
VTECH TELECOMMUNICATIONS LIMITED 3 1 1 0 1 6
ALCATEL 5 0 0 0 0 5
APPLIED VOICE & SPEECH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 5
ASCENDENT TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 5 0 0 5
BOOKIT OY 0 1 1 1 2 5
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
ECLIPS, INC. 0 0 1 4 0 5
EVERBRIDGE, INC. 1 0 3 0 1 5
FAIR ISAAC CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 1 5
FELIX CALLS, LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
FIVE9, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
FONALITY, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
GRYPHON NETWORKS, INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
HITACHI, LTD 1 2 1 1 0 5
INTERVOICE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 1 2 0 2 5
INVOCA, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
ITXC IP HOLDINGS S.A.R.L. 0 0 1 3 1 5
LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
MARCHEX, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 1 0 2 2 5
SORENSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 3 0 0 1 1 5
TELMATE LLC 0 0 0 0 5 5
TWILIO, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
VALUE ADDED COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 0 1 2 0 5
VERIZON LABORATORIES INC. 2 0 3 0 0 5
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 3 5
YAHOO, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5



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