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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 385, Optical Waveguides

( 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
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 70 56 65 58 57 306
CORNING CABLE SYSTEMS LLC 57 27 44 51 79 258
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 34 21 33 30 29 147
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 4 21 45 62 135
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 16 17 16 38 47 134
FUJITSU LIMITED 30 17 13 14 29 103
DRAKA COMTEQ B.V. 12 19 26 23 21 101
CORNING INCORPORATED 24 13 11 24 28 100
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 30 16 11 19 18 94
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 23 16 10 20 21 90
FUJIKURA LTD. 14 8 19 20 25 86
OFS FITEL, LLC 10 13 17 19 18 77
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 12 23 11 17 13 76
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 13 8 13 11 28 73
NEC CORPORATION 11 8 18 22 9 68
FINISAR CORPORATION 27 11 13 5 6 62
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 10 11 13 11 12 57
ALCATEL LUCENT 3 6 8 14 25 56
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 12 7 4 12 19 54
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 11 5 6 12 14 48
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA 10 3 6 14 13 46
INFINERA CORPORATION 14 7 12 4 6 43
SUMITOMO OSAKA CEMENT CO., LTD. 6 8 7 8 11 40
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 14 7 10 6 0 37
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 1 0 0 18 18 37
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 12 5 7 12 0 36
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 9 7 5 9 5 35
INTEL CORPORATION 14 4 1 11 4 34
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 7 7 4 8 7 33
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 4 5 4 10 10 33
PANDUIT CORPORATION 6 6 6 6 9 33
CCS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 7 5 9 7 32
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 8 4 5 6 7 30
ADC GMBH 5 5 9 9 1 29
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 4 7 6 6 5 28
HITACHI CHEMICAL COMPANY, LTD. 10 3 5 4 6 28
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 9 3 1 7 8 28
JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY LTD. 4 3 2 8 10 27
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 8 4 4 3 8 27
WEATHERFORD/LAMB, INC. 9 5 5 3 5 27
IBIDEN CO., LTD. 12 5 7 0 2 26
IMRA AMERICA, INC. 5 3 8 5 5 26
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 6 2 7 6 5 26
AFL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 2 6 3 13 24
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 7 6 2 3 24
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 12 6 4 1 0 23
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 8 3 9 1 2 23
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 6 3 1 5 7 22
BOEING COMPANY 6 6 1 6 2 21
KOTURA, INC. 7 0 3 6 5 21
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 5 1 2 3 10 21
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 10 6 3 0 1 20
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 7 1 3 4 5 20
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 12 5 1 0 0 18
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 2 3 3 5 17
OMRON CORPORATION 1 4 3 4 5 17
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 2 3 7 4 1 17
PRYSMIAN S.P.A. 0 0 2 6 9 17
SONY CORPORATION 4 5 5 3 0 17
UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON 3 1 5 4 4 17
NEXANS 4 1 3 2 6 16
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 4 2 4 4 1 15
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 1 1 3 4 15
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 6 6 2 0 1 15
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 3 3 2 4 15
PANASONIC CORPORATION 4 4 0 2 5 15
IPG PHOTONICS CORPORATION 0 1 5 2 6 14
LUXTERA, INC. 2 3 3 2 4 14
MOLEX INCORPORATED 1 1 1 4 7 14
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 4 3 2 1 4 14
SAMSUNG ELECTRO-MECHANICS CO., LTD. 4 2 5 2 1 14
SANDIA CORPORATION 1 3 0 6 4 14
SCHLEIFRING UND APPARATEBAU GMBH 3 4 3 3 1 14
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 4 2 6 1 14
FUJITSU OPTICAL COMPONENTS LIMITED 0 0 1 5 7 13
HITACHI, LTD 2 3 2 5 1 13
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 2 4 3 3 1 13
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 5 0 3 2 3 13
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 1 2 6 3 13
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 7 2 2 0 1 12
MITSUBISHI CABLE INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 2 3 6 0 12
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 7 3 1 0 1 12
TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM BVBA 0 0 2 2 8 12
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 3 4 2 0 2 11
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 6 1 0 2 2 11
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 1 2 1 2 11
CORNELL UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 3 6 11
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 3 1 1 3 3 11
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 6 11
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 1 2 4 4 11
XYRATEX TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 1 2 1 2 5 11
YAZAKI CORP. 3 0 0 4 4 11
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 0 0 3 7 10
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 3 1 0 2 10
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 1 5 4 10
KYOTO UNIVERSITY 5 3 1 1 0 10
US CONEC LTD. 1 2 2 2 3 10
APPLE, INC. 1 0 0 4 4 9
AURRION, INC. 0 0 0 4 5 9
EMCORE CORPORATION 5 1 1 1 1 9
ENPLAS CORPORATION 3 2 0 2 2 9
HOYA CORPORATION USA 5 2 1 0 1 9
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 0 2 1 2 9
LIGHTWIRE, INC. 4 3 2 0 0 9
PRYSMIAN CAVI E SISTEMI ENERGIA S.R.L. 5 2 1 1 0 9
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 2 0 5 1 9
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 1 3 1 1 9
TELESCENT INC. 1 1 1 5 1 9
3SAE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 2 0 0 3 8
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 2 5 1 0 8
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 1 3 3 0 1 8
GENERAL HOSPITAL CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 3 8
HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY 5 0 1 2 0 8
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 2 3 1 2 8
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 3 1 1 3 8
NKT PHOTONICS A/S 3 1 1 2 1 8
NTT ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 1 8
OSRAM OPTO SEMICONDUCTORS GMBH 1 2 1 3 1 8
PROTAI PHOTONIC CO. LTD. 1 0 3 1 3 8
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 2 0 2 2 8
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 3 1 1 1 8
SUPERIOR ESSEX COMMUNICATIONS LP 1 1 1 4 1 8
TELLABS OPERATIONS INC. 2 2 1 2 1 8
ALLIANCE FIBER OPTICS PRODUCTS, INC. 2 0 0 4 1 7
BELDEN CDT (CANADA) INC. 3 2 0 1 1 7
CIENA CORPORATION 5 2 0 0 0 7
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE ET AUX ENERGIES ALTERNATIVES 0 0 0 4 3 7
CORNING OPTICAL COMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 0 0 0 7 7
EZCONN CORPORATION 1 0 0 3 3 7
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 4 1 2 7
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 3 7
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 3 4 0 7
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 3 0 0 0 7
NATIONAL CENTRAL UNIVERSITY 1 0 0 4 2 7
OCLARO TECHNOLOGY PLC 3 0 1 0 3 7
OPNEXT JAPAN, INC. 4 0 3 0 0 7
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 3 7
OREE INC. 1 3 2 1 0 7
PRINCETEL, INC. 1 1 0 4 1 7
QINETIQ LIMITED 2 2 1 2 0 7
SUMITOMO BAKELITE CO. LTD. 0 1 2 1 3 7
TYCO ELECTRONICS RAYCHEM N.V. 3 1 1 2 0 7
VASCULAR IMAGING CORPORATION. 1 2 1 1 2 7
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
ALCON RESEARCH, LTD. 0 0 1 4 1 6
ANRITSU CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 1 6
CHIRAL PHOTONICS, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
DSM IP ASSETS B.V. 2 1 1 0 2 6
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 1 0 1 4 6
EZONTEK TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 1 1 0 1 3 6
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 0 0 0 6 6
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 2 0 1 1 2 6
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 1 0 2 2 1 6
KSARIA CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 0 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 6
MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
OCLARO JAPAN, INC. 0 0 0 2 4 6
OCLARO NORTH AMERICA INC. 2 0 2 1 1 6
OCTROLIX BV 0 1 2 1 2 6
SAE MAGNETICS (H.K.) LTD. 0 0 2 1 3 6
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 3 1 0 1 1 6
SEIKOH GIKEN CO., LTD. 2 0 1 1 2 6
SUNCALL CORPORATION 3 1 1 1 0 6
TELEDYNE INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 1 2 2 0 1 6
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 1 0 3 0 1 5
ADVALUE PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
ADVANTEST CORP. 1 1 1 2 0 5
AGILTRON, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
AMPHENOL CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 0 5
AMS RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 1 5
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
BANYAN ENERGY, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 1 0 1 0 3 5
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC NORTH AMERICA INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
HAMAMATSU PHOTONICS KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 0 1 1 0 5
HOSIDEN CORPORATION 2 2 1 0 0 5
INSTITUT NATIONAL D'OPTIQUE 2 0 1 0 2 5
KAILIGHT PHOTONICS, INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
LS CABLE & SYSTEM LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
NEOPHOTONICS CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
NOKIA CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
SAMTEC, INC. 1 0 0 2 2 5
SCHOTT AG 3 0 0 1 1 5
TERAXION INC. 1 0 1 0 3 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V. 0 0 0 4 1 5
WESTERN DIGITAL (FREMONT), LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5



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