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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 700, DP: Generic Control Systems or Specific Applications (Data Processing)

( 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 50 62 93 96 119 420
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 33 40 40 57 50 220
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 15 36 34 23 30 138
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 16 45 37 19 14 131
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 15 28 21 34 31 129
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 10 11 25 26 43 115
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 16 21 17 23 28 105
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 11 23 25 18 23 100
SONY CORPORATION 11 29 21 19 19 99
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 9 13 20 23 30 95
PANASONIC CORPORATION 12 20 18 13 26 89
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 13 14 12 25 67
BOEING COMPANY 13 13 16 14 9 65
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 12 14 13 14 12 65
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC. 9 18 14 13 10 64
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 15 17 11 7 12 62
FANUC LTD. 9 14 17 14 2 56
HITACHI, LTD 8 7 6 17 18 56
YAMAHA CORPORATION 14 8 4 13 16 55
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 7 8 13 11 10 49
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 4 8 10 24 48
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 8 3 18 10 47
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 9 8 8 6 15 46
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 12 6 8 7 8 41
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 7 9 7 5 11 39
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 1 5 9 9 14 38
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 2 2 7 14 12 37
APPLE, INC. 1 8 8 4 15 36
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 0 4 6 6 15 31
IROBOT CORPORATION 2 3 1 4 20 30
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 11 7 6 4 1 29
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 2 4 2 4 17 29
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 4 9 8 5 28
LENNOX INDUSTRIES INC. 0 3 1 5 18 27
RAIN BIRD CORPORATION 4 4 3 10 4 25
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 8 4 5 4 4 25
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 5 7 8 23
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 4 10 6 23
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 1 2 3 4 13 23
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 5 6 10 1 0 22
ASEA BROWN BOVERI AB 4 2 7 6 2 21
GOOGLE, INC. 0 2 1 3 15 21
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 5 3 8 5 21
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 3 2 10 5 21
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 1 7 5 2 6 21
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 5 1 10 2 20
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 4 2 2 3 8 19
OMRON CORPORATION 7 5 3 1 3 19
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 3 5 4 18
JTEKT CORPORATION 1 4 5 5 3 18
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 5 3 5 4 17
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 5 3 6 3 17
INTEL CORPORATION 6 4 1 1 5 17
KUKA ROBOTER GMBH 2 2 0 5 8 17
OKUMA CORP. 1 4 5 3 4 17
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 4 4 6 3 17
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 1 2 5 8 16
NCR CORPORATION 0 0 4 4 8 16
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 2 7 4 3 16
ALLURE ENERGY, INC. 0 0 2 2 11 15
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 0 1 5 9 15
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 3 3 1 6 2 15
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 2 1 4 5 3 15
XEROX CORPORATION 1 4 3 4 3 15
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 0 3 4 6 2 15
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 2 3 5 14
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 4 4 3 3 14
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 4 3 3 3 14
PARATA SYSTEMS, LLC 2 2 2 6 2 14
SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY 0 3 4 6 1 14
WALGREEN CO. 0 2 3 8 1 14
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 3 3 3 4 13
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 3 4 0 1 5 13
FANUC CORPORATION 0 0 0 6 7 13
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 1 0 4 8 13
SHIMA SEIKI MFG. LTD. 5 3 2 3 0 13
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 6 5 1 13
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC 2 3 8 0 0 13
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 2 6 1 1 2 12
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 1 1 0 0 10 12
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 6 3 1 2 12
MORI SEIKI CO., LTD. 1 0 1 5 5 12
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 3 2 2 2 3 12
AUTOMED TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 3 4 0 1 3 11
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 6 3 2 0 11
EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT POWER & WATER SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 3 3 2 3 11
NEC CORPORATION 2 0 3 2 4 11
NEST LABS, INC. 0 0 0 2 9 11
OMNICELL, INC. 1 1 2 7 0 11
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 0 5 5 1 0 11
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 3 4 2 11
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 1 2 5 2 1 11
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 3 2 1 1 10
CADENT LTD. 1 3 2 2 2 10
CAREFUSION 303 INC. 2 1 1 5 1 10
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 2 1 2 4 1 10
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 3 1 1 4 10
FANUC ROBOTICS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 2 2 3 3 10
HUNTER INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 4 1 3 10
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 4 3 2 10
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 2 0 0 6 10
REDBOX AUTOMATED RETAIL, L.L.C. 1 4 1 1 3 10
TERADYNE, INC. 0 0 6 4 0 10
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 0 2 5 2 10
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0 0 3 4 3 10
BROOKS AUTOMATION INC. 0 1 5 1 2 9
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 3 1 2 1 2 9
DAIFUKU CO., LTD. 1 4 2 1 1 9
DEERE + COMPANY 0 1 2 4 2 9
DENSO CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 4 9
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 3 0 3 9
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LIMITED 3 4 0 1 1 9
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 1 3 4 9
MCKESSON AUTOMATION INC. 0 0 3 1 5 9
NORDEX ENERGY GMBH 0 3 3 2 1 9
REPOWER SYSTEMS SE 3 1 0 2 3 9
ROSEMOUNT INC. 0 2 2 4 1 9
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 2 0 4 2 9
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 1 3 3 1 1 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 2 1 2 3 1 9
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC 3 1 2 1 1 8
BELL AND HOWELL, LLC 0 0 0 5 3 8
CONSERT, INC. 0 1 1 4 2 8
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 3 3 0 2 8
HONEYWELL ASCA INC. 3 2 0 1 2 8
HURCO COMPANIES, INC. 0 3 3 1 1 8
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 0 3 2 8
KUKA LABORATORIES GMBH 0 0 0 2 6 8
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 2 1 1 4 8
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 1 0 2 1 8
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 3 2 1 0 8
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 2 4 1 1 8
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 3 1 2 8
PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 2 3 2 8
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 1 2 0 5 0 8
SPECTRA LOGIC CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 3 8
YUYAMA MFG. CO., LTD. 1 1 3 2 1 8
ABB AG 0 0 1 3 3 7
ASTERES INC. 0 3 1 2 1 7
BEVERAGE WORKS, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 0 2 2 1 2 7
CRANE MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 2 1 2 7
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 1 1 1 3 7
DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED 0 1 0 3 3 7
EBARA CORPORATION 0 2 1 3 1 7
F ROBOTICS ACQUISITIONS LTD. 0 2 1 2 2 7
FOXNUM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 4 3 0 7
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 3 2 0 7
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 5 1 0 0 1 7
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 2 1 0 1 7
HONDA RESEARCH INSTITUTE EUROPE GMBH 1 0 0 2 4 7
KIVA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 3 0 7
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 1 1 1 3 1 7
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 0 2 0 1 4 7
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 1 4 0 2 0 7
NEUCO, INC. 0 0 1 2 4 7
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 1 3 3 0 7
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 1 1 2 1 7
STRATASYS, INC. 1 1 4 1 0 7
TORO COMPANY 3 1 2 1 0 7
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD. 0 1 2 2 2 7
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 1 0 4 0 2 7
VISTAPRINT TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 0 0 1 3 3 7
3D SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 6
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 0 1 2 3 6
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 1 6
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 3 0 2 0 1 6
COCA-COLA COMPANY 0 1 0 3 2 6
COMVERGE, INC. 1 1 0 1 3 6
DRESSER, INC. 2 1 3 0 0 6
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 0 1 1 3 1 6
ENVISIONTEC GMBH 1 2 2 1 0 6
EVOLUTION ROBOTICS, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 1 3 1 0 1 6
GRIDPOINT, INC. 1 2 1 1 1 6
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 0 2 4 0 6
INOTERA MEMORIES, INC. 0 0 5 0 1 6
INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL SYSTEMS LTD. 1 1 1 1 2 6
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 1 2 1 6
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 1 2 1 1 1 6
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 3 2 6
LIEBERT CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 1 6
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 0 2 0 2 2 6
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 0 5 1 0 0 6
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 1 2 1 2 6
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 2 6
SANDVIK MINING AND CONSTRUCTION OY 0 1 0 1 4 6
SHELL OIL COMPANY 0 3 0 1 2 6
SIGMATEL INC. 0 3 3 0 0 6
SIRONA DENTAL SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 1 0 4 6
SOMFY 0 2 2 0 2 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 0 1 1 3 1 6
ABB OY 1 0 3 1 0 5
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 4 0 0 1 0 5
AETHON, INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
ALPINE ELECTRONICS INC. 1 0 0 4 0 5
AUTOFORM ENGINEERING GMBH 1 0 2 2 0 5
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 0 1 0 1 3 5
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NEW YORK, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 5
D2AUDIO CORPORATION 1 1 0 3 0 5
ECOFACTOR, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1 1 1 1 1 5
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 1 2 0 5
GE INTELLIGENT PLATFORMS INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
GLORY LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 0 0 5 5
INTEGRATED DYNAMICS ENGINEERING GMBH 1 2 1 0 1 5
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 1 5
MEIDENSHA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 5 5
NEUROARM SURGICAL LTD. 0 0 2 1 2 5
NIDEK CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 1 0 3 1 0 5
OBJET GEOMETRIES LTD. 0 1 3 1 0 5
PEGASUS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
S&S X-RAY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 3 0 1 1 5
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5
SAMSUNG KWANG-JU ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 2 3 0 0 0 5
SCHWEITZER ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
SMART SYNCH, INC. 0 1 2 2 0 5
SOLARLOGIC, LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
SOLYSTIC 0 0 0 2 3 5
SONOS, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SSI SCHAEFER PEEM GMBH 0 1 1 1 2 5
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 0 2 2 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 1 0 3 5
UTIQUE, INC. 0 0 1 0 4 5



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