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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
SONY CORPORATION 63 94 79 132 124 492
PANASONIC CORPORATION 47 65 59 134 99 404
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 53 35 171 39 83 381
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 45 78 35 40 39 237
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 20 29 16 41 43 149
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 25 19 24 24 50 142
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 22 27 23 17 13 102
HITACHI, LTD 18 24 13 33 7 95
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 18 16 11 12 20 77
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 6 7 11 10 24 58
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 13 11 2 12 14 52
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 7 8 3 11 16 45
PIONEER CORPORATION 14 10 10 5 4 43
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 18 1 7 11 40
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 10 11 7 6 4 38
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 1 7 13 8 0 29
TIVO, INC. 3 1 4 6 10 24
APPLE, INC. 1 1 4 12 4 22
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 6 0 6 9 22
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. 1 1 0 5 13 20
FUJITSU LIMITED 0 0 2 9 8 19
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 2 3 9 4 18
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 7 1 3 5 2 18
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 0 5 4 5 16
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 0 0 5 8 15
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 5 2 4 2 2 15
HITACHI CONSUMER ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 1 0 5 9 15
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 6 3 4 0 2 15
CYBERLINK CORPORATION 2 1 1 6 4 14
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 5 4 12
MEDIATEK INC. 4 2 1 3 2 12
SONY UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED 3 2 2 1 4 12
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 8 11
INTEL CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 6 11
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 4 2 1 0 3 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 3 1 3 1 10
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 2 3 1 1 3 10
NEC CORPORATION 2 2 0 3 2 9
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 0 2 2 3 2 9
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 4 2 1 0 9
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 5 1 1 1 9
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 2 0 1 2 3 8
NIKON CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 4 8
DATCARD SYSTEMS, INC. 0 4 0 0 3 7
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 2 1 0 2 2 7
ALPINE ELECTRONICS INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 0 0 3 1 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 0 3 3 6
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 0 2 0 1 3 6
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 1 6
YAMAHA CORPORATION 2 0 1 0 3 6
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 0 1 1 1 2 5
COREL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
DCS COPY PROTECTION LIMITED 0 0 2 1 2 5
INDEX SYSTEMS, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 5 5
LITE-ON IT CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 0 5
LSI CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 0 5
MACROVISION CORPORATION 2 2 0 1 0 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 1 1 1 5
ROVI GUIDES, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 0 3 1 1 0 5
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 0 1 0 3 1 5
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5



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