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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 439, Electrical Connectors

( 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
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 413 331 240 159 121 1264
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 130 130 111 94 90 555
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 122 147 97 108 80 554
YAZAKI CORP. 68 42 28 44 94 276
SUMITOMO WIRING SYSTEMS, LTD. 57 35 64 67 52 275
CHENG UEI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 72 76 57 38 13 256
MOLEX INCORPORATED 41 55 31 63 50 240
JAPAN AVIATION ELECTRONICS INDUSTRY LTD. 34 30 28 27 35 154
APPLE, INC. 19 19 24 39 45 146
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 22 30 26 43 12 133
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 20 38 35 19 4 116
PANDUIT CORPORATION 16 24 27 12 22 101
FCI AMERICAS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 25 10 17 12 20 84
LOTES CO., LTD. 14 20 19 16 12 81
ADC GMBH 23 27 23 3 2 78
AMPHENOL CORPORATION 19 11 12 13 13 68
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 19 11 9 12 17 68
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 20 19 6 13 8 66
FCI 20 16 15 7 8 66
PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO. KG 10 12 12 15 17 66
TYCO ELECTRONICS JAPAN G.K. 8 18 14 11 10 61
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 14 15 13 4 11 57
ALLTOP ELECTRONICS (SU ZHOU) CO., LTD. 5 8 5 15 21 54
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 21 11 11 6 5 54
HIROSE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 11 8 12 14 9 54
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 9 16 8 8 10 51
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 12 19 5 6 6 48
FUJITSU LIMITED 3 15 13 7 9 47
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 12 13 11 7 4 47
PPC BROADBAND, INC. 0 0 0 32 14 46
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA 7 12 4 6 16 45
HOSIDEN CORPORATION 9 8 12 5 11 45
HITACHI CABLE, LTD. 11 7 19 7 0 44
LEVITON MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 9 18 8 6 3 44
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 11 11 7 7 7 43
ADVANCED-CONNECTEK INC. 19 11 3 3 6 42
ANDREW CORPORATION 14 5 3 10 10 42
ADC TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC. 13 9 6 8 5 41
DAI-ICHI SEIKO CO., LTD. 0 0 6 12 21 39
AUTONETWORKS TECHNOLOGIES, LTD. 7 13 9 3 6 38
LEAR CORPORATION 5 7 6 11 9 38
SHENZHEN FUTAIHONG PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 14 11 6 1 3 35
WISTRON CORPORATION 5 0 0 12 17 34
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 4 16 5 6 2 33
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 11 5 4 7 6 33
CORNING GILBERT INC. 7 9 8 4 4 32
TYCO ELECTRONICS AMP GMBH 5 7 10 4 6 32
PANASONIC CORPORATION 5 5 8 5 8 31
YAMAICHI ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 12 5 8 2 31
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 6 5 9 6 2 28
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 7 8 1 7 5 28
WEIDMULLER INTERFACE GMBH & CO. KG 11 4 7 3 3 28
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 17 7 1 1 1 27
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 5 3 7 9 26
OMRON CORPORATION 7 3 7 3 6 26
ROSENBERGER HOCHFREQUENZTECHNIK GMBH & CO. KG 1 6 8 2 9 26
WAGO VERWALTUNGSGESELLSCHAFT MBH 7 2 5 8 4 26
PROCONN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 2 13 8 25
BELDEN, INC. 0 7 7 10 0 24
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 6 8 2 6 2 24
FU TAI HUA INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 4 4 5 10 23
INTEL CORPORATION 8 6 1 2 6 23
JAPAN SOLDERLESS TERMINAL MFG. CO., LTD. 6 8 4 2 3 23
SONY CORPORATION 4 5 4 5 4 22
POWERTECH INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 8 5 5 3 21
TOKAI RIKA DENKI SEISAKUSHO K.K. 3 0 3 9 6 21
GOOGLE, INC. 0 1 2 7 10 20
IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC 6 4 3 4 3 20
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 5 6 4 3 1 19
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 6 2 8 3 19
MEDTRONIC INC. 6 5 4 3 1 19
FUJIKURA LTD. 1 6 6 3 2 18
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 6 3 5 4 0 18
AVX CORPORATION 4 4 3 2 4 17
BAL SEAL ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 1 4 5 5 2 17
CONCRAFT HOLDING CO., LTD. 2 8 2 3 2 17
DENSO CORPORATION 6 2 3 4 2 17
DDK LTD. 7 4 1 2 2 16
EZCONN CORPORATION 4 4 5 2 1 16
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 1 5 3 7 0 16
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 8 3 3 2 0 16
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 7 3 5 0 1 16
FCI AUTOMOTIVE HOLDING 0 3 11 1 0 15
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 2 1 3 9 15
ORTRONICS INC. 6 2 2 1 4 15
RADIALL 1 4 2 3 5 15
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 6 3 2 1 3 15
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 7 6 0 1 0 14
ENPLAS CORPORATION 2 2 1 6 3 14
HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD. 1 2 3 3 5 14
JST CORPORATION 5 6 1 1 1 14
NHK SPRING CO., LTD. 5 4 3 0 2 14
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 6 4 1 1 1 13
HARTING ELECTRIC GMBH & CO. KG 2 4 3 0 4 13
HTC CORPORATION 3 3 0 1 6 13
HUIZHOU LIGHT ENGINE LTD. 0 0 2 11 0 13
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 4 2 2 4 1 13
K.S. TERMINALS INC. 3 7 1 1 1 13
KABUSHIKI KAISHA NIHON MICRONICS 6 3 0 3 1 13
RAYTHEON COMPANY 3 5 3 2 0 13
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 5 6 2 0 0 13
SOURIAU 2 2 2 2 5 13
TYCO ELECTRONICS AMP KOREA LTD. 2 2 1 2 6 13
GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 3 3 2 3 12
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (WUHAN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 6 6 12
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 2 1 3 0 6 12
HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY 4 4 2 0 2 12
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 2 1 2 3 12
MITSUMI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 6 3 2 0 12
PULSE ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 4 5 3 12
TYCO ELECTRONICS (SHANGHAI) CO. LTD. 0 1 2 5 4 12
WELL SHIN TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 3 4 3 1 1 12
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 7 3 0 2 0 12
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 3 5 11
AMPHENOL-TUCHEL ELECTRONICS GMBH 0 6 1 2 2 11
BRIDGEPORT FITTINGS, INC. 0 5 3 2 1 11
HARTING ELECTRONICS GMBH & CO. KG 4 2 3 0 2 11
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 0 2 2 1 6 11
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY 2 4 3 2 0 11
ABBOTT DIABETES CARE INC. 0 9 1 0 0 10
BOEING COMPANY 5 3 1 1 0 10
CHANT SINCERE CO., LTD. 1 2 1 4 2 10
EATON CORPORATION 3 1 1 2 3 10
MC TECHNOLOGY GMBH 7 2 0 1 0 10
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 2 3 0 3 2 10
PASS + SEYMOUR, INC. 6 1 1 1 1 10
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 3 3 2 10
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 1 1 2 1 10
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 2 2 0 3 2 9
FORM FACTOR, INC. 7 2 0 0 0 9
HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND CORPORATION 3 1 3 1 1 9
I-PEX CO., LTD. 4 3 2 0 0 9
KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 3 3 0 2 1 9
LEGRAND FRANCE 3 5 1 0 0 9
MURATA MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 5 1 0 1 9
NEXANS 1 2 3 3 0 9
PHOENIX CONTACT DEVELOPMENT & MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 1 2 4 1 9
SANDISK CORPORATION 7 2 0 0 0 9
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 2 4 3 9
SIEMON COMPANY 5 1 3 0 0 9
SMK CORPORATION 3 5 0 1 0 9
U.D. ELECTRONIC CORP. 2 2 1 4 0 9
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 5 1 0 0 2 8
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 3 5 8
BURNDY TECHNOLOGY LLC 8 0 0 0 0 8
CENTIPEDE SYSTEMS, INC. 3 4 0 1 0 8
DELPHI INTERNATIONAL OPERATIONS LUXEMBOURG, S.A.R.L 0 0 0 3 5 8
FINISAR CORPORATION 6 1 0 0 1 8
GROUP DEKKO INC 4 2 2 0 0 8
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 1 2 3 1 1 8
HUBER & SUHNER AG 2 0 2 3 1 8
INTERCONNECT PORTFOLIO, LLC 3 2 3 0 0 8
IRISO ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 0 3 2 2 8
JOHN FLUKE MFG. CO., INC. 5 3 0 0 0 8
JYH ENG TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 2 2 2 8
LG CHEM, LTD. 3 0 1 1 3 8
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 4 3 0 0 8
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 5 3 0 0 0 8
MORSETTITALIA S.P.A. 1 3 0 2 2 8
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 5 2 1 0 0 8
SAMTEC, INC. 2 0 0 0 6 8
TYCO ELECTRONICS BRASIL LTDA. 1 1 1 2 3 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 3 0 2 2 1 8
XYZ SCIENCE CO., LTD. 1 0 4 0 3 8
YAZAKI NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 1 5 2 8
YFC-BONEAGLE ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 1 1 2 3 8
ACES ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 6 7
ANT PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 3 7
BELDEN CDT (CANADA) INC. 3 3 1 0 0 7
BING XU PRECISION CO. LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 3 0 0 3 1 7
ERNI ELECTRONICS GMBH & CO. KG 3 1 1 0 2 7
ESCHA BAUELEMENTE GMBH 0 2 5 0 0 7
HARRIS CORP. 2 1 0 1 3 7
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 3 0 3 1 0 7
INVENTEC CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 0 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 2 1 4 0 0 7
KYOCERA CONNECTOR PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 4 7
MITSUBISHI CABLE INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 6 1 0 0 7
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 1 2 2 0 7
NEC CORPORATION 3 1 2 0 1 7
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 1 7
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 4 3 7
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 3 1 2 0 1 7
TAIWAN SUNCAGEY INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 1 4 1 0 1 7
TYCO ELECTRONICS AMP, K.K. 6 1 0 0 0 7
TYCO ELECTRONICS HOLDINGS (BERMUDA) NO. 7 LIMITED 0 1 1 2 3 7
ADVANCED CONNECTION TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
ADVANCED FLEXIBLE CIRCUITS CO., LTD. 0 2 2 1 1 6
AEHR TEST SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 1 2 3 0 0 6
CHICONY POWER TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 1 3 0 2 6
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 2 0 1 2 6
CONINVERS GMBH 4 1 1 0 0 6
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE GMBH 2 3 0 1 0 6
HAWORTH, INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
KOSTAL KONTAKT SYSTEME GMBH 3 0 3 0 0 6
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 2 1 1 1 6
LUMBERG CONNECT GMBH & CO. KG 1 4 0 0 1 6
METHODE ELECTRONICS, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 1 0 3 1 1 6
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 2 2 2 0 0 6
PULSE ENGINEERING INC. 4 2 0 0 0 6
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 0 0 3 1 2 6
SANDISK IL LTD. 2 1 1 2 0 6
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC SA 1 0 1 3 1 6
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 2 0 1 0 6
TAIWAN ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 2 0 1 1 6
TYCO ELECTRONICS AMP ITALIA S.R.L. 0 0 0 0 6 6
YOKOWO CO., LTD. 2 3 1 0 0 6
A-DATA TECHNOLOGY (SUZHOU) CO, LTD. 1 3 1 0 0 5
ABB AG 1 3 1 0 0 5
AIRBORN, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
ALLIED PRECISION INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 2 2 1 0 0 5
AMPHENOL EAST ASIA ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) LTD. 0 3 0 1 1 5
BJB GMBH & CO. KG 4 1 0 0 0 5
CREE, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
DERINGER-NEY, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
DINKLE ENTERPRISE CO., LTD 0 0 0 2 3 5
DIRTT ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
ENSKY TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 4 0 0 0 5
HENGE DOCKS LLC 0 0 0 3 2 5
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
HOLLAND ELECTRONICS, LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
HYPERTRONICS CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
INTERCONNECT DEVICES, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
KUANG YING COMPUTER EQUIPMENT CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
LS CABLE & SYSTEM LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
MULTI-HOLDING AG 1 1 1 1 1 5
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED 2 2 1 0 0 5
PERFECTVISION MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
PHYSICAL OPTICS CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 5
POLYGROUP MACAU LIMITED (BVI) 0 2 1 1 1 5
PREMIER MANUFACTURING GROUP, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
SCOSCHE INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 1 3 0 1 5
SUMITOMO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES, LTD. 2 0 0 1 2 5
TAI-SOL ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 1 0 2 0 5
TELEDYNE INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 0 3 0 2 5
THALES 1 1 0 2 1 5
THE PATENT STORE LLC 0 4 1 0 0 5
TING SHEN INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 2 2 1 0 0 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS AMP ESPANA, S.A. 2 1 0 1 1 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS NEDERLAND B.V. 0 2 2 1 0 5
VIVANT MEDICAL, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
WINCHESTER ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5



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