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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 398, Optical 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
FUJITSU LIMITED 111 77 102 92 104 486
FINISAR CORPORATION 45 36 29 14 24 148
ALCATEL LUCENT 11 31 33 34 37 146
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 11 16 33 31 44 135
HITACHI, LTD 13 23 31 30 21 118
CIENA CORPORATION 15 21 22 19 32 109
NEC CORPORATION 11 16 29 15 24 95
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 12 18 12 22 30 94
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 26 16 21 14 12 89
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 5 19 24 28 81
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 2 9 21 18 30 80
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 12 9 14 13 26 74
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 1 4 22 42 70
INFINERA CORPORATION 3 8 16 19 22 68
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 10 14 9 17 11 61
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 3 11 13 20 12 59
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 3 3 16 14 15 51
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 11 12 15 6 6 50
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 8 9 13 10 10 50
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 14 13 6 4 10 47
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 5 7 9 10 16 47
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 31 10 0 0 0 41
ZTE CORPORATION 0 1 2 7 29 39
ADVA AG OPTICAL NETWORKING 4 2 4 13 15 38
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 5 7 8 15 38
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 7 11 11 5 3 37
BOEING COMPANY 6 2 9 10 9 36
BROADCOM CORPORATION 2 3 2 14 14 35
INTEL CORPORATION 8 8 5 7 5 33
TYCO ELECTRONICS SUBSEA COMMUNICATIONS LLC 4 5 7 10 7 33
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 3 5 5 9 9 31
ERICSSON AB 13 7 6 0 0 26
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 4 7 3 5 7 26
PANASONIC CORPORATION 8 11 5 0 2 26
TELLABS OPERATIONS INC. 4 3 6 11 2 26
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 4 7 14 25
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY 5 12 2 2 4 25
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 3 5 3 10 25
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 10 5 6 0 1 22
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 5 8 4 4 0 21
EMCORE CORPORATION 8 6 2 1 4 21
FUJITSU TELECOM NETWORKS LIMITED 0 0 3 3 15 21
TELCORDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 1 5 4 5 21
APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC. 0 4 5 3 8 20
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 0 10 4 2 19
ECI TELECOM LTD. 2 1 1 7 7 18
KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 6 5 3 3 18
CORNING CABLE SYSTEMS LLC 1 0 7 2 7 17
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 2 3 3 5 4 17
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 1 8 6 16
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 2 2 1 7 3 15
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 4 2 5 3 1 15
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 2 6 2 2 3 15
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 3 6 2 2 2 15
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 6 4 0 4 14
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 3 3 4 1 14
RAYTHEON COMPANY 4 1 1 3 5 14
AURORA NETWORKS, INC. 3 0 3 4 3 13
OPNEXT SUBSYSTEMS, INC. 0 6 2 3 2 13
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 2 2 7 2 0 13
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 4 5 1 3 0 13
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 4 1 2 2 3 12
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 3 0 0 6 3 12
CELIGHT, INC. 3 6 1 1 1 12
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 2 1 0 3 6 12
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 4 2 2 3 12
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 8 3 1 0 0 12
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 2 3 5 12
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 4 3 3 1 1 12
CLARIPHY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 3 1 3 1 3 11
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 3 1 2 2 3 11
DYNAMIC METHOD ENTERPRISES LIMITED 6 2 1 1 1 11
SONY CORPORATION 1 2 5 2 1 11
XIEON NETWORKS S.A.R.L. 0 0 0 0 11 11
ALCATEL 9 1 0 0 0 10
FRANCE TELECOM 1 3 3 3 0 10
FUJIKURA LTD. 1 2 5 1 1 10
FUJITSU OPTICAL COMPONENTS LIMITED 0 0 1 4 5 10
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 5 1 2 2 10
OFIDIUM PTY LTD 2 0 6 0 2 10
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 1 4 5 10
VIASAT, INC. 0 0 0 1 9 10
XTERA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 3 0 1 5 1 10
CALIX, INC. 0 0 3 3 3 9
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 2 7 9
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY 0 1 3 5 0 9
OCLARO NORTH AMERICA INC. 0 5 1 1 2 9
PMC-SIERRA ISRAEL LTD. 1 2 2 3 1 9
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP 0 0 1 3 5 9
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 0 2 2 4 1 9
ADTRAN, INC. 0 0 0 3 5 8
EXFO INC. 0 1 1 2 4 8
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 2 3 3 8
HITACHI COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 7 1 0 0 0 8
OCLARO JAPAN, INC. 0 0 0 1 7 8
SOURCE PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 1 7 8
CUBIC CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 2 7
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 0 0 5 2 0 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 0 5 1 0 7
LG-ERICSSON CO., LTD. 0 0 6 1 0 7
LUXTERA, INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 3 0 1 2 6
CIRREX SYSTEMS LLC 0 1 1 3 1 6
GENERAL PHOTONICS CORPORATION 2 2 0 1 1 6
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 4 1 0 1 0 6
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 1 0 1 4 6
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 1 2 1 1 1 6
MENARA NETWORKS, INC. 1 0 3 1 1 6
OMRON CORPORATION 0 0 0 6 0 6
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 3 1 1 1 0 6
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0 2 1 1 2 6
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 2 1 2 1 0 6
XTERA COMMUNICATIONS LTD. 1 3 0 2 0 6
ADVANTEST CORP. 1 0 1 0 3 5
ANRITSU CORPORATION 0 3 2 0 0 5
ARRIS GROUP, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
BROADLIGHT LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
ELBEX VIDEO, LTD. 0 1 4 0 0 5
FEDERAL LAW ENFORCEMENT DEVELOPMENT SERVICES, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 0 3 0 1 5
HOYA CORPORATION USA 1 1 0 1 2 5
KDDI CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
NEOPHOTONICS CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
OCLARO TECHNOLOGY PLC 0 1 2 2 0 5
OPNEXT JAPAN, INC. 0 1 4 0 0 5
PIVOTAL DECISIONS LLC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
QINETIQ LIMITED 0 1 2 1 1 5
SANTEC CORPORATION 0 0 1 4 0 5
TAIYO YUDEN CO., LTD. 1 1 0 1 2 5
TITAN PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 2 1 0 2 0 5
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 2 2 0 0 1 5
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 3 2 0 0 0 5



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