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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 710, Input/Output (Electrical Computers and Digital Data Processing Systems)

( 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
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 158 170 136 104 125 693
INTEL CORPORATION 67 74 51 55 50 297
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 25 41 35 42 27 170
HITACHI, LTD 24 35 41 42 27 169
APPLE, INC. 22 25 34 38 39 158
LSI CORPORATION 15 23 27 28 42 135
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 18 33 28 31 23 133
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 33 35 26 20 16 130
SONY CORPORATION 14 17 25 32 21 109
FUJITSU LIMITED 16 20 25 23 23 107
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 26 24 23 17 16 106
BROADCOM CORPORATION 21 23 28 20 12 104
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 21 25 16 20 19 101
EMC CORPORATION 17 14 15 14 18 78
PANASONIC CORPORATION 15 33 12 7 8 75
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 3 16 17 23 14 73
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 13 13 16 13 15 70
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 22 16 15 6 10 69
NVIDIA CORPORATION 16 13 12 7 16 64
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 13 12 11 15 8 59
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 3 17 21 15 56
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 3 13 12 12 12 52
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 16 12 10 7 6 51
XILINX, INC. 9 15 10 9 8 51
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 7 8 14 12 9 50
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 7 2 10 17 13 49
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 14 16 6 8 5 49
NXP B.V. 5 9 12 6 10 42
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 7 11 12 7 4 41
ARM LIMITED 4 11 9 8 8 40
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 6 4 12 17 39
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 11 11 10 7 39
ALTERA CORPORATION 5 9 8 6 9 37
QUALCOMM, INC. 2 6 8 7 13 36
NEC CORPORATION 2 9 5 4 15 35
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 4 5 9 12 4 34
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 8 10 4 7 33
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 6 10 11 4 1 32
ATEN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 7 12 5 5 3 32
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 12 4 6 5 32
RAMBUS, INC. 10 2 7 7 5 31
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 5 7 3 7 8 30
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 5 3 2 12 7 29
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 2 4 6 12 5 29
SANDISK IL LTD. 2 7 7 8 5 29
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 4 9 8 2 26
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 9 7 2 6 2 26
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 6 6 5 6 25
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 16 9 0 0 0 25
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 8 4 5 5 24
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 2 8 7 5 2 24
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 9 2 7 5 1 24
EMULEX DESIGN & MANUFACTURING CORPORATION 2 10 7 3 1 23
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 1 5 9 8 23
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 2 10 5 5 1 23
NOKIA CORPORATION 6 2 4 4 6 22
QLOGIC CORPORATION 5 5 5 3 4 22
CROSSROADS SYSTEMS, INC. 3 5 10 0 2 20
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 5 4 7 2 20
MEDIATEK INC. 4 6 6 3 1 20
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 3 5 5 5 1 19
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 3 3 6 4 2 18
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 4 3 4 2 16
NETAPP, INC. 1 2 2 7 4 16
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 1 6 3 3 16
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 0 8 6 2 16
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 2 0 3 6 4 15
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 4 6 3 15
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 4 3 1 3 4 15
SANDISK CORPORATION 6 5 3 0 1 15
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 6 5 4 0 0 15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 7 3 3 0 1 14
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 5 4 1 2 14
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 2 4 4 1 14
GOOGLE, INC. 0 1 2 7 3 13
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 3 6 4 13
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1 3 3 4 2 13
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 10 0 0 0 13
PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO. KG 0 2 3 6 2 13
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 2 3 2 2 4 13
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 5 7 0 0 0 12
INVENTEC CORPORATION 6 3 3 0 0 12
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 1 7 3 1 0 12
PALM, INC. 4 6 0 0 2 12
VIRIDENT SYSTEMS INC. 0 4 0 2 6 12
VMWARE, INC. 1 1 1 4 5 12
ATMEL CORPORATION 1 6 0 0 4 11
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 1 4 1 11
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 2 2 2 3 2 11
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 0 0 4 6 11
SONICS, INC. 2 4 1 2 2 11
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 2 4 2 1 2 11
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 0 3 2 2 4 11
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 4 6 0 0 1 11
XEROX CORPORATION 1 3 3 2 2 11
DENSO CORPORATION 7 1 0 0 2 10
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 3 3 1 10
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 2 4 2 2 10
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 4 0 0 0 10
ST-ERICSSON SA 1 3 1 0 5 10
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 1 4 2 2 9
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 3 2 2 2 9
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 0 1 4 3 1 9
QUANTUM CORP. (CA) 4 2 1 2 0 9
SILICON SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 1 2 2 9
UNISYS CORPORATION 1 5 3 0 0 9
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 3 1 3 9
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 2 5 1 0 0 8
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 3 1 1 3 8
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 0 2 3 8
DOT HILL SYSTEMS CORP. 5 1 0 1 1 8
INFORTREND TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 3 0 2 3 8
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 2 2 1 1 8
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 4 2 0 1 1 8
QIMONDA AG 0 3 3 1 1 8
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 4 1 3 8
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 1 0 3 3 1 8
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 1 7
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 1 1 2 2 1 7
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 1 2 2 7
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 5 2 0 0 0 7
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 2 1 0 4 7
ICRON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 3 1 0 0 3 7
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 3 3 7
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 3 0 0 3 7
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 0 2 0 1 7
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 1 0 4 2 7
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 1 2 0 3 7
TERADICI CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 1 7
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 4 6
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 2 1 1 0 2 6
BECKHOFF AUTOMATION GMBH 0 1 4 1 0 6
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
BUFFALO, INC. 0 0 0 5 1 6
DEARBORN GROUP, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
FINISAR CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 0 6
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
IMMERSION CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 2 6
MOXA, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 2 3 0 6
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 2 0 1 2 1 6
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 2 3 0 0 1 6
QUANTA COMPUTER INC. 3 2 1 0 0 6
SOLARFLARE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
SPANSION LLC 0 1 0 3 2 6
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 1 1 3 1 0 6
SYNOPSYS INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
AUGMENTIX CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 0 5
BOEING COMPANY 2 0 1 1 1 5
CALOS FUND, LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 2 0 1 5
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 2 3 0 0 5
I/O INTERCONNECT INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
IMATION CORP. 1 0 0 2 2 5
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 2 0 0 1 5
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
MOTOROLA, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 0 5
NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 2 5
OMRON CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 2 5
PLX TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
RENESAS ELECTRONICS AMERICA INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 1 2 0 2 0 5
TOTAL PHASE, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
XINSHU MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. 0 0 3 1 1 5
ZILKER LABS, INC. 0 3 1 0 1 5



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