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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
FUJITSU LIMITED 71 111 77 102 92 453
FINISAR CORPORATION 44 45 36 29 14 168
ALCATEL LUCENT 5 11 31 33 34 114
HITACHI, LTD 5 13 23 31 30 102
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 21 26 16 21 14 98
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 4 11 16 33 31 95
CIENA CORPORATION 6 15 21 22 19 83
NEC CORPORATION 10 11 16 29 15 81
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 13 12 18 12 22 77
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 24 31 10 0 0 65
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 11 12 9 14 13 59
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 5 5 19 24 57
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 6 10 14 9 17 56
INFINERA CORPORATION 5 3 8 16 19 51
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 1 2 9 21 18 51
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 7 11 12 15 6 51
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 3 11 13 20 47
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 5 8 9 13 10 45
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 7 14 13 6 4 44
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 3 3 16 14 38
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 4 7 11 11 5 38
INTEL CORPORATION 9 8 8 5 7 37
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 25 8 3 1 0 37
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 5 7 9 10 34
PANASONIC CORPORATION 7 8 11 5 0 31
ERICSSON AB 4 13 7 6 0 30
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 2 1 1 4 22 30
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 7 3 5 5 9 29
TELLABS OPERATIONS INC. 5 4 3 6 11 29
BOEING COMPANY 0 6 2 9 10 27
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 3 5 7 8 27
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY 6 5 12 2 2 27
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 8 4 7 3 5 27
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 6 10 5 6 0 27
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 5 5 8 4 4 26
TYCO ELECTRONICS SUBSEA COMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 4 5 7 10 26
ALCATEL 15 9 1 0 0 25
BROADCOM CORPORATION 3 2 3 2 14 24
ADVA AG OPTICAL NETWORKING 0 4 2 4 13 23
EMCORE CORPORATION 5 8 6 2 1 22
HITACHI COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 12 7 1 0 0 20
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 3 0 10 4 19
KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 4 1 6 5 3 19
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 4 4 3 5 3 19
HRL LABORATORIES, LLC 6 2 6 2 2 18
TELCORDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 6 1 5 4 18
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 1 4 2 5 3 15
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 2 4 5 1 3 15
CORNING CABLE SYSTEMS LLC 3 1 0 7 2 13
DYNAMIC METHOD ENTERPRISES LIMITED 3 6 2 1 1 13
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 3 3 3 4 13
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 3 6 2 2 13
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 2 2 7 2 13
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 7 3 1 1 1 13
UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA 0 2 3 3 5 13
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 2 0 6 4 0 12
APPLIED OPTOELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 4 5 3 12
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 0 2 2 1 7 12
CELIGHT, INC. 1 3 6 1 1 12
FRANCE TELECOM 2 1 3 3 3 12
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 3 1 4 2 2 12
ECI TELECOM LTD. 0 2 1 1 7 11
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 4 7 11
OPNEXT SUBSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 6 2 3 11
SONY CORPORATION 1 1 2 5 2 11
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 4 3 3 1 11
AURORA NETWORKS, INC. 0 3 0 3 4 10
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 1 3 0 0 6 10
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 0 1 1 8 10
ZTE CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 7 10
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 4 1 2 2 9
ENABLENCE USA FTTX NETWORKS INC. 7 0 2 0 0 9
FUJIKURA LTD. 0 1 2 5 1 9
KDDI CORPORATION 4 1 2 2 0 9
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY 0 0 1 3 5 9
PMC-SIERRA ISRAEL LTD. 1 1 2 2 3 9
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 4 1 1 3 9
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 1 0 2 2 4 9
XTERA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 3 0 1 5 9
CLARIPHY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 3 1 3 1 8
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 0 3 1 2 2 8
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 1 0 0 5 2 8
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 1 0 5 1 8
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 0 5 1 2 8
OFIDIUM PTY LTD 0 2 0 6 0 8
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 1 1 2 3 8
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 3 0 3 0 1 7
BROADLIGHT LTD. 2 2 2 1 0 7
CUBIC CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 1 7
LG-ERICSSON CO., LTD. 0 0 0 6 1 7
MERITON NETWORKS US INC. 3 4 0 0 0 7
OCLARO NORTH AMERICA INC. 0 0 5 1 1 7
PIVOTAL DECISIONS LLC. 3 0 0 3 1 7
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 1 2 1 2 1 7
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 2 3 2 0 0 7
AT&T CORP. 3 3 0 0 0 6
CALIX, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
FUJITSU TELECOM NETWORKS LIMITED 0 0 0 3 3 6
HARRIS CORP. 1 0 0 2 3 6
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 2 1 0 3 6
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 0 4 1 0 1 6
MENARA NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 0 3 1 6
MINDSPEED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 1 0 0 1 6
OMRON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 6 6
OPNEXT JAPAN, INC. 1 0 1 4 0 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 1 2 1 0 2 6
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 2 2 2 0 0 6
XTERA COMMUNICATIONS LTD. 0 1 3 0 2 6
ANRITSU CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 0 5
ARRIS GROUP, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
BROADWING CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 5
CIRREX SYSTEMS LLC 0 0 1 1 3 5
ELBEX VIDEO, LTD. 0 0 1 4 0 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 1 0 3 0 5
FUJITSU OPTICAL COMPONENTS LIMITED 0 0 0 1 4 5
GENERAL PHOTONICS CORPORATION 0 2 2 0 1 5
KWANGJU INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 1 2 1 1 0 5
LEVEL 3 COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
NOVERA OPTICS, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
OCLARO TECHNOLOGY PLC 0 0 1 2 2 5
OEWAVES, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
QINETIQ LIMITED 1 0 1 2 1 5
SANTEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 1 0 2 1 1 5
TYCO TELECOMMUNICATIONS (US) INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5



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