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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 13 16 18 17 25 89
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 9 17 20 11 20 77
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 10 4 9 11 37
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 8 14 4 3 0 29
TOSHIBA TEC KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 3 5 4 11 25
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 2 5 6 2 7 22
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 6 3 4 4 20
SEIKO INSTRUMENTS INC. 6 2 4 4 4 20
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 5 6 5 2 1 19
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 3 3 3 1 14
XEROX CORPORATION 3 2 2 2 5 14
DYMO 1 1 1 3 5 11
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 3 3 2 3 0 11
SONY CORPORATION 5 2 0 1 3 11
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 2 3 2 3 10
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 2 4 2 1 10
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 3 1 2 0 9
CITIZEN HOLDINGS CO., LTD. 1 1 1 4 1 8
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 0 1 2 2 3 8
NISCA CORPORATION 1 2 0 3 2 8
ZIPHER LIMITED 0 4 1 3 0 8
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 2 7
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 3 0 1 2 1 7
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 2 1 1 2 7
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 3 2 0 0 7
TSC AUTO ID TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 5 0 7
ZIH CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 1 7
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 1 2 3 0 0 6
DATAMAX-O'NEIL CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 4 6
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 3 2 1 6
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 6
BRADY WORLDWIDE, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 0 2 1 1 5



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