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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 399, Electrophotography

( 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
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 212 309 345 316 351 1533
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 212 247 282 338 409 1488
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 121 158 223 231 249 982
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 92 122 125 195 223 757
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 76 129 136 133 105 579
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 62 105 109 136 135 547
XEROX CORPORATION 71 111 140 129 91 542
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 84 136 89 82 78 469
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 82 112 78 72 54 398
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 81 83 92 69 34 359
OKIDATA CORPORATION 22 37 56 79 61 255
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 36 40 55 29 23 183
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 22 10 18 43 55 148
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 28 29 40 32 19 148
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 7 20 14 9 16 66
OCE PRINTING SYSTEMS GMBH 9 9 6 15 11 50
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 7 34 41
STATIC CONTROL COMPONENTS, INC. 8 6 5 2 4 25
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 7 8 4 1 3 23
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 6 4 3 1 22
MITSUBISHI KAGAKU IMAGING CORPORATION 0 4 3 3 7 17
MIYAKOSHI PRINTING MACHINERY CO., LTD. 0 3 1 4 7 15
WAZANA BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 5 2 0 4 12
CANON FINETECH INC. 0 4 0 4 3 11
GENERAL PLASTIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 1 2 3 1 11
FUTURE GRAPHICS IMAGING CORPORATION 3 7 0 0 0 10
KYOCERA CORPORATION 2 3 2 2 1 10
OCE-TECHNOLOGIES, B.V. 2 2 3 2 1 10
BRIDGESTONE CORPORATION 2 1 3 1 2 9
CANON KASEI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 2 4 2 9
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 2 4 2 0 8
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 3 0 0 0 8
SUMITOMO RUBBER INDUSTRIES, LTD. 3 2 2 0 1 8
NISCA CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 1 7
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 3 2 0 1 1 7
AVISION INC. 2 2 1 0 1 6
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 4 1 1 0 0 6
INFOPRINT SOLUTIONS COMPANY LLC 0 4 1 1 0 6
RISO KAGAKU CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5



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