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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 400, Typewriting Machines

( 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
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 16 18 17 25 40 116
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 17 20 11 20 30 98
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 4 9 11 20 54
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 5 4 11 9 32
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 6 3 4 4 10 27
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 5 6 2 7 2 22
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 14 4 3 0 0 21
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 2 4 4 4 2 16
XEROX CORPORATION 2 2 2 5 5 16
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 6 5 2 1 0 14
OKIDATA CORPORATION 2 3 2 3 4 14
DYMO 1 1 3 5 3 13
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 1 2 2 3 5 13
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 4 2 1 3 12
ZIH CORPORATION 1 3 1 1 6 12
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 3 2 3 0 2 10
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 3 3 1 0 10
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 1 2 2 1 3 9
DATAMAX-O'NEIL CORPORATION 0 2 0 4 3 9
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 2 0 0 4 9
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 1 1 4 1 1 8
NISCA CORPORATION 2 0 3 2 1 8
ZIPHER LIMITED 4 1 3 0 0 8
BRADY WORLDWIDE, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 2 3 0 0 2 7
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 2 1 1 3 7
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 3 2 1 1 7
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 2 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 2 1 1 2 1 7
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 2 7
TSC AUTO ID TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 5 0 1 7
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 4 2 0 6
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 1 2 0 0 6
NCR CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 3 6
SONY CORPORATION 2 0 1 3 0 6
ADVANTAGE TECHNOLOGY & INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5



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