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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 386, Motion Video Signal Processing for Recording or Reproducing

( 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
SONY CORPORATION 94 79 132 124 143 572
PANASONIC CORPORATION 65 59 134 99 44 401
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 35 171 39 83 31 359
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 78 35 40 39 24 216
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 29 16 41 43 47 176
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 19 24 24 50 51 168
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 27 23 17 13 4 84
HITACHI, LTD 24 13 33 7 2 79
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 16 11 12 20 18 77
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 7 11 10 24 14 66
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 18 1 7 11 22 59
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 11 2 12 14 14 53
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 8 3 11 16 14 52
APPLE, INC. 1 4 12 4 14 35
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. 1 0 5 13 13 32
TIVO, INC. 1 4 6 10 10 31
BROADCOM CORPORATION 2 3 9 4 11 29
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 2 9 8 10 29
PIONEER CORPORATION 10 10 5 4 0 29
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 7 13 8 0 1 29
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 11 7 6 4 0 28
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 6 0 6 9 7 28
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 5 8 13 26
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 5 4 5 9 23
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 5 4 8 19
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 0 5 9 4 19
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 1 5 11 17
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 2 3 10 15
SONY UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED 2 2 1 4 5 14
CYBERLINK CORPORATION 1 1 6 4 1 13
INTEL CORPORATION 1 0 2 6 3 12
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 3 5 2 1 12
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 2 3 5 11
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 3 8 0 11
NEC CORPORATION 2 0 3 2 4 11
NIKON CORPORATION 0 1 2 4 4 11
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. 0 0 3 2 6 11
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 2 1 0 3 4 10
ELDON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 0 1 2 7 10
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 2 4 2 2 0 10
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 5 5 10
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 2 2 3 2 1 10
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 3 1 1 3 2 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 1 3 1 1 9
JVC KENWOOD CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 5 9
MEDIATEK INC. 2 1 3 2 1 9
ROVI GUIDES, INC. 0 0 3 2 4 9
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 4 0 2 0 9
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 3 3 2 8
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 1 1 1 0 8
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 3 1 3 7
DATCARD SYSTEMS, INC. 4 0 0 3 0 7
DCS COPY PROTECTION LIMITED 0 2 1 2 2 7
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 0 2 2 2 7
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 3 2 1 1 7
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 4 2 1 0 0 7
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 1 0 3 1 2 7
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 1 1 1 2 1 6
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 2 0 1 3 0 6
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 2 6
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 1 1 1 1 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC 0 1 1 1 3 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 3 1 1 0 1 6
YAMAHA CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 2 6
CAPSHORE, LLC 0 0 1 0 4 5
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 1 0 4 5
COREL CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 0 5
HOLLINBECK MGMT. GMBH, LLC 0 1 2 0 2 5
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 1 5
LSI CORPORATION 1 3 1 0 0 5
OPENTV, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 2 0 2 5
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5



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