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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 62 93 96 119 100 470
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 40 40 57 50 56 243
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 36 34 23 30 27 150
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 11 25 26 43 43 148
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 28 21 34 31 31 145
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 13 20 23 30 47 133
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 45 37 19 14 17 132
SONY CORPORATION 29 21 19 19 27 115
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 21 17 23 28 17 106
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 23 25 18 23 11 100
PANASONIC CORPORATION 20 18 13 26 17 94
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 13 14 12 25 14 78
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 4 8 10 24 27 73
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 13 11 10 24 66
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 14 13 14 12 13 66
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 17 11 7 12 18 65
BOEING COMPANY 13 16 14 9 13 65
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC. 18 14 13 10 7 62
APPLE, INC. 8 8 4 15 24 59
HITACHI, LTD 7 6 17 18 9 57
IROBOT CORPORATION 3 1 4 20 25 53
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 3 18 10 10 49
YAMAHA CORPORATION 8 4 13 16 8 49
FANUC LTD. 14 17 14 2 1 48
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 9 7 5 11 16 48
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 4 6 6 15 17 48
KABUSHIKI KAISHA YASKAWA DENKI 4 2 4 17 20 47
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 5 9 9 14 8 45
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 8 8 6 15 7 44
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 5 7 8 19 42
LENNOX INDUSTRIES INC. 3 1 5 18 13 40
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 6 8 7 7 12 40
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 2 7 14 12 4 39
FUJITSU LIMITED 4 9 8 5 10 36
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 4 10 6 12 34
GOOGLE, INC. 2 1 3 15 13 34
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 7 5 2 6 13 33
RAIN BIRD CORPORATION 4 3 10 4 10 31
FANUC CORPORATION 0 0 6 7 17 30
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 2 10 5 10 30
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 1 5 9 13 28
HITACHI KOKUSAI ELECTRIC INC. 2 3 4 13 5 27
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 5 3 8 5 6 27
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 1 2 5 8 9 25
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 4 4 6 3 8 25
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 5 3 5 4 4 21
MITSUBISHI HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 0 4 8 8 21
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 4 4 3 3 6 20
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 5 1 10 2 2 20
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 7 6 4 1 1 19
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 5 3 6 3 2 19
JTEKT CORPORATION 4 5 5 3 2 19
NCR CORPORATION 0 4 4 8 3 19
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 5 4 4 2 19
ALLURE ENERGY, INC. 0 2 2 11 3 18
ASEA BROWN BOVERI AB 2 7 6 2 1 18
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 5 3 5 4 1 18
KUKA LABORATORIES GMBH 0 0 2 6 10 18
NEST LABS, INC. 0 0 2 9 7 18
VESTAS WIND SYSTEMS A/S 0 3 4 3 8 18
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 3 1 1 4 8 17
KUKA ROBOTER GMBH 2 0 5 8 2 17
OKUMA CORP. 4 5 3 4 1 17
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 2 7 4 3 1 17
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 4 5 3 4 17
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 6 10 1 0 0 17
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 3 4 6 2 2 17
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 6 3 1 2 4 16
INTEL CORPORATION 4 1 1 5 5 16
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 3 1 6 2 4 16
MKS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 4 3 3 3 3 16
SAUDI ARABIAN OIL COMPANY 3 4 6 1 2 16
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 1 0 0 10 4 15
ALIGN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 3 3 4 2 15
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 4 0 1 5 5 15
DEERE + COMPANY 1 2 4 2 6 15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 2 2 3 8 0 15
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 2 0 1 4 8 15
MORI SEIKI CO., LTD. 0 1 5 5 4 15
PARATA SYSTEMS, LLC 2 2 6 2 3 15
WALGREEN CO. 2 3 8 1 1 15
XEROX CORPORATION 4 3 4 3 1 15
BROOKS AUTOMATION INC. 1 5 1 2 5 14
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 6 5 1 1 14
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 3 5 2 13
CAREFUSION 303 INC. 1 1 5 1 5 13
CATERPILLAR INC. 6 3 2 0 2 13
COCA-COLA COMPANY 1 0 3 2 7 13
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 3 0 3 5 13
HUNTER INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 4 1 3 4 13
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 1 1 3 4 4 13
OMRON CORPORATION 5 3 1 3 1 13
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 3 4 2 2 13
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 6 1 1 2 2 12
DAIKIN INDUSTRIES LIMITED 1 2 4 1 4 12
DENSO CORPORATION 1 2 1 4 4 12
EMERSON PROCESS MANAGEMENT POWER & WATER SOLUTIONS, INC. 3 3 2 3 1 12
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 3 9 12
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 4 3 2 2 12
MCKESSON AUTOMATION INC. 0 3 1 5 3 12
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 2 0 5 0 5 12
TERADYNE, INC. 0 6 4 0 2 12
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 2 5 2 3 12
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 1 2 3 5 11
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 3 7 11
DAIFUKU CO., LTD. 4 2 1 1 3 11
FANUC ROBOTICS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 2 3 3 1 11
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 1 1 4 3 11
NEC CORPORATION 0 3 2 4 2 11
OMNICELL, INC. 1 2 7 0 1 11
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 2 1 2 5 11
SPECTRA LOGIC CORPORATION 1 1 3 3 3 11
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 5 5 1 0 0 11
WALKER DIGITAL, LLC 3 8 0 0 0 11
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 2 5 2 1 1 11
AUTOMED TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 4 0 1 3 2 10
AZBIL CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 7 10
CADENT LTD. 3 2 2 2 1 10
DOLBY LABORATORIES LICENSING CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 6 10
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 1 1 3 1 4 10
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 3 0 2 2 10
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 0 3 2 2 10
PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO. KG 1 2 3 2 2 10
ROSEMOUNT INC. 2 2 4 1 1 10
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 4 2 2 10
SONOS, INC. 0 1 1 2 6 10
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 2 2 3 1 10
ABB AG 0 1 3 3 2 9
CONSERT, INC. 1 1 4 2 1 9
EBARA CORPORATION 2 1 3 1 2 9
GRIDPOINT, INC. 2 1 1 1 4 9
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 0 5 4 9
HURCO COMPANIES, INC. 3 3 1 1 1 9
NEUCO, INC. 0 1 2 4 2 9
NORDEX ENERGY GMBH 3 3 2 1 0 9
REDBOX AUTOMATED RETAIL, L.L.C. 4 1 1 3 0 9
SSI SCHAEFER PEEM GMBH 1 1 1 2 4 9
YUYAMA MFG. CO., LTD. 1 3 2 1 2 9
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 3 2 1 1 1 8
BELL AND HOWELL, LLC 0 0 5 3 0 8
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 2 2 1 2 1 8
CRANE MERCHANDISING SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 1 2 1 8
DENSO WAVE INCORPORATED 1 0 3 3 1 8
HONDA RESEARCH INSTITUTE EUROPE GMBH 0 0 2 4 2 8
INOTERA MEMORIES, INC. 0 5 0 1 2 8
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 1 1 3 1 2 8
MURATA MACHINERY, LTD. 0 2 1 1 4 8
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 4 1 1 0 8
NIKE, INC. 0 2 1 1 4 8
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 0 0 6 0 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 1 1 2 1 3 8
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 0 1 0 1 6 8
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 3 1 1 0 8
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 0 0 1 2 5 8
SHIMA SEIKI MFG. LTD. 3 2 3 0 0 8
SIGMATEL INC. 3 3 0 0 2 8
TOSHIBA MACHINE CO., LTD. 1 2 2 2 1 8
3D SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 2 2 1 7
ASTERES INC. 3 1 2 1 0 7
BEVERAGE WORKS, INC. 0 0 4 3 0 7
BROADCOM CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 2 7
COMVERGE, INC. 1 0 1 3 2 7
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 3 1 0 1 2 7
F ROBOTICS ACQUISITIONS LTD. 2 1 2 2 0 7
FOXNUM TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 4 3 0 0 7
HONEYWELL ASCA INC. 2 0 1 2 2 7
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LIMITED 4 0 1 1 1 7
KAWASAKI JUKOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 1 2 1 2 7
KIVA SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 3 0 0 7
KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 0 1 3 2 1 7
LIEBERT CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 1 7
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 4 0 2 0 1 7
NIKON CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 2 7
NOVELLUS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 1 2 0 7
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 1 3 3 0 0 7
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 1 4 2 7
SCHWEITZER ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
SOLYSTIC 0 0 2 3 2 7
STRATASYS, INC. 1 4 1 0 1 7
SYSMEX CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 4 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 2 3 1 0 7
VISTAPRINT TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 0 1 3 3 0 7
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 0 6
ASHFORD TECHNICAL SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
CONSOLIDATED EDISON COMPANY OF NEW YORK, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY, LTD. 1 2 1 2 0 6
DELTA ELECTRONICS INC. 1 1 1 3 0 6
ECOFACTOR, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
ENVISIONTEC GMBH 2 2 1 0 1 6
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 1 0 1 2 2 6
EVOLUTION ROBOTICS, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 2 0 1 6
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 3 2 0 0 6
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 1 2 0 2 6
HITACHI METALS LTD. 0 2 4 0 0 6
JOHN BEAN TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 2 6
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 2 1 1 1 1 6
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 3 6
MURATA KIKAI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 2 1 0 0 6
NISSAN MOTOR COMPANY, LIMITED 2 0 2 2 0 6
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 5 1 0 0 0 6
REPOWER SYSTEMS SE 1 0 2 3 0 6
S&S X-RAY PRODUCTS, INC. 3 0 1 1 1 6
SANDVIK MINING AND CONSTRUCTION OY 1 0 1 4 0 6
SHELL OIL COMPANY 3 0 1 2 0 6
SIEMENS PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INC. 0 1 2 0 3 6
SIRONA DENTAL SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 1 1 0 4 0 6
SOMFY 2 2 0 2 0 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 1 1 3 1 0 6
SYNOPSYS INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 1 2 0 2 1 6
TRANSLOGIC CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 4 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 1 0 3 1 6
UTIQUE, INC. 0 1 0 4 1 6
VICTOR COMPANY OF JAPAN, LIMITED 0 4 0 2 0 6
VISTAPRINT SCHWEIZ GMBH 0 0 0 1 5 6
ABB TECHNOLOGY LTD. 0 0 1 2 2 5
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 3 0 1 0 1 5
AETHON, INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
ASM JAPAN K.K. 1 3 0 0 1 5
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 2 0 1 2 5
AUTOFORM ENGINEERING GMBH 0 2 2 0 1 5
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 0 0 4 5
BATTELLE ENERGY ALLIANCE, LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
CARRIER CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 2 5
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 1 0 1 3 0 5
CLEVELAND STATE UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 2 1 5
COMAU S.P.A. 2 0 0 1 2 5
DOLBY INTERNATIONAL AB 0 0 0 2 3 5
DRESSER, INC. 1 3 0 0 1 5
FERAG AG 0 1 0 2 2 5
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 1 1 1 1 1 5
GE INTELLIGENT PLATFORMS INC. 1 3 1 0 0 5
GLORY LTD. 0 0 1 4 0 5
GREEN BADGE LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
INNOVATION ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
INTEGRATED DYNAMICS ENGINEERING GMBH 2 1 0 1 1 5
INTELLIGENT HOSPITAL SYSTEMS LTD. 1 1 1 2 0 5
KNAPP AG 0 0 0 1 4 5
KRONES AG 0 1 1 2 1 5
MEIDENSHA CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 0 5
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
MPMAN.COM INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
MTU AERO ENGINES GMBH 0 3 0 1 1 5
NEUROARM SURGICAL LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5
NIDEK CO., LTD. 2 1 2 0 0 5
NITTO DENKO CORPORATION 0 3 1 0 1 5
OBJET GEOMETRIES LTD. 1 3 1 0 0 5
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 2 5
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 1 0 0 1 3 5
SEEGRID CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
SMART SYNCH, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
SOLARLOGIC, LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 0 0 3 1 1 5
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 0 1 0 3 1 5
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 2 2 1 0 5
TOKYO INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 0 1 1 2 5
TORO COMPANY 1 2 1 0 1 5
TRUMPF WERKZEUGMASCHINEN GMBH + CO. KG 0 2 2 0 1 5
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC. 1 1 0 0 3 5



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