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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 445, Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing

( 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
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 16 13 16 11 2 58
SAMSUNG MOBILE DISPLAY CO., LTD. 2 14 17 10 0 43
PANASONIC CORPORATION 8 12 6 7 4 37
LG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 7 6 6 11 1 31
TSINGHUA UNIVERSITY 3 4 9 7 4 27
NGK SPARK PLUG CO., LTD. 1 1 6 6 10 24
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 8 7 4 1 4 24
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 3 6 4 4 5 22
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 2 3 4 3 3 15
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 13 13
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 3 7 2 0 13
SAMSUNG SDI CO., LTD. 7 5 1 0 0 13
AU OPTRONICS CORP. 2 2 5 3 0 12
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 3 2 1 3 11
SONY CORPORATION 1 6 2 2 0 11
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 4 1 1 1 10
CHUNGHWA PICTURE TUBES, LTD. 2 2 2 2 0 8
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 2 1 1 4 8
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 2 3 1 1 7
HITACHI DISPLAYS, LTD. 1 0 2 2 2 7
OSRAM GMBH 1 0 2 2 2 7
TOPPAN PRINTING CO., LTD. 1 3 2 1 0 7
CREE, INC. 1 0 2 2 1 6
FRAM GROUP IP LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
CASIO COMPUTER CO. LTD. 0 0 3 2 0 5
CORNING INCORPORATED 3 1 0 1 0 5
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 3 0 0 0 2 5
GLOBAL OLED TECHNOLOGY LLC 0 2 2 1 0 5
IMAGING SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY INC 2 2 0 1 0 5
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 0 2 2 0 5
ULVAC, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5



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