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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 170 136 104 125 140 675
INTEL CORPORATION 74 51 55 50 66 296
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 41 35 42 27 34 179
APPLE, INC. 25 34 38 39 35 171
HITACHI, LTD 35 41 42 27 18 163
LSI CORPORATION 23 27 28 42 37 157
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 33 28 31 23 38 153
FUJITSU LIMITED 20 25 23 23 34 125
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 35 26 20 16 18 115
SONY CORPORATION 17 25 32 21 19 114
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 25 16 20 19 19 99
EMC CORPORATION 14 15 14 18 38 99
BROADCOM CORPORATION 23 28 20 12 15 98
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 24 23 17 16 14 94
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 16 17 23 14 16 86
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 13 16 13 15 22 79
PANASONIC CORPORATION 33 12 7 8 5 65
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 3 17 21 15 8 64
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 12 11 15 8 15 61
NVIDIA CORPORATION 13 12 7 16 13 61
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 13 12 12 12 7 56
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 8 14 12 9 10 53
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 16 15 6 10 6 53
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 10 17 13 10 52
QUALCOMM, INC. 6 8 7 13 17 51
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 6 4 12 17 10 49
XILINX, INC. 15 10 9 8 5 47
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 16 6 8 5 10 45
ARM LIMITED 11 9 8 8 8 44
ALTERA CORPORATION 9 8 6 9 10 42
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 11 11 10 7 3 42
NEC CORPORATION 9 5 4 15 8 41
NXP B.V. 9 12 6 10 4 41
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 12 10 7 6 6 41
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 11 12 7 4 5 39
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 3 2 12 7 12 36
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 4 6 12 5 7 34
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 7 3 7 8 7 32
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 5 9 12 4 0 30
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 8 10 4 7 1 30
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 10 11 4 1 3 29
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 6 6 5 6 6 29
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 12 4 6 5 1 28
SANDISK IL LTD. 7 7 8 5 1 28
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 8 4 5 5 5 27
ATEN INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 12 5 5 3 1 26
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 9 8 2 3 26
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 1 5 9 8 3 26
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 4 6 15 25
EMULEX DESIGN & MANUFACTURING CORPORATION 10 7 3 1 3 24
RAMBUS, INC. 2 7 7 5 1 22
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 8 7 5 2 0 22
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 5 5 5 1 5 21
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 5 4 7 2 3 21
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 4 4 6 5 21
QLOGIC CORPORATION 5 5 3 4 4 21
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 10 5 5 1 0 21
GOOGLE, INC. 1 2 7 3 7 20
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 7 2 6 2 3 20
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 3 6 4 6 19
MEDIATEK INC. 6 6 3 1 2 18
NETAPP, INC. 2 2 7 4 3 18
VMWARE, INC. 1 1 4 5 7 18
CROSSROADS SYSTEMS, INC. 5 10 0 2 0 17
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 7 3 1 0 6 17
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 3 1 3 4 6 17
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 4 1 2 5 17
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 8 6 2 1 17
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 2 7 5 1 2 17
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 3 6 4 2 2 17
VIRIDENT SYSTEMS INC. 4 0 2 6 5 17
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 4 6 3 2 16
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3 3 4 2 3 15
SPANSION LLC 1 0 3 2 9 15
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 3 2 2 4 4 15
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 4 3 4 2 1 14
PHOENIX CONTACT GMBH & CO. KG 2 3 6 2 1 14
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 1 4 3 1 5 14
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 6 3 3 1 14
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 4 4 1 3 14
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 3 2 2 4 3 14
ATMEL CORPORATION 6 0 0 4 3 13
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 3 6 4 0 13
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 2 2 3 2 4 13
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 2 1 0 4 6 13
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 5 4 0 0 4 13
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 0 3 3 1 6 13
ST-ERICSSON SA 3 1 0 5 4 13
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 3 1 3 4 13
XEROX CORPORATION 3 3 2 2 3 13
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 4 1 4 12
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 2 2 2 3 12
FISHER-ROSEMOUNT SYSTEMS, INC. 3 3 3 1 1 11
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 1 4 2 2 2 11
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 4 1 3 3 11
ALCATEL LUCENT 3 1 1 3 2 10
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 2 3 3 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 2 2 4 10
INVENTEC CORPORATION 3 3 0 0 4 10
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2 4 2 2 0 10
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 10 0 0 0 0 10
SANDISK CORPORATION 5 3 0 1 1 10
ZTE CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 8 10
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 1 2 2 1 3 9
INFORTREND TECHNOLOGY INC. 3 0 2 3 1 9
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 3 0 0 3 3 9
SONICS, INC. 4 1 2 2 0 9
STMICROELECTRONICS ROUSSET SAS 0 0 3 0 6 9
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 4 2 1 2 0 9
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 9 0 0 0 0 9
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 1 0 4 2 2 9
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 2 0 3 3 9
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 4 2 8
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 1 2 2 3 8
FINISAR CORPORATION 2 2 2 0 2 8
ICRON TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 0 0 3 4 8
IMMERSION CORPORATION 2 0 2 2 2 8
PALM, INC. 6 0 0 2 0 8
PLX TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 3 3 8
QIMONDA AG 3 3 1 1 0 8
SILICON SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 2 2 1 8
SMSC HOLDINGS SARL 0 0 2 1 5 8
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 6 0 0 1 1 8
UNISYS CORPORATION 5 3 0 0 0 8
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 2 1 1 1 2 7
BECKHOFF AUTOMATION GMBH 1 4 1 0 1 7
BELKIN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 2 1 0 2 7
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 2 5 7
BUFFALO, INC. 0 0 5 1 1 7
DEARBORN GROUP, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 3 7
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 7 0 0 0 0 7
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 3 3 0 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 3 3 0 1 0 7
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 2 1 2 7
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 0 2 3 7
RED HAT, INC. 2 0 2 0 3 7
SYNOPSYS INC. 1 1 1 2 2 7
TERADICI CORPORATION 1 2 2 1 1 7
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 3 7
ACQIS LLC 2 1 1 0 2 6
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 5 1 0 0 0 6
DENSO CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 3 6
FUSION-IO, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
GEMALTO SA 0 0 1 3 2 6
GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 1 2 0 1 6
HTC CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 2 6
HUAWEI DEVICE CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 1 1 2 1 1 6
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 6
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 1 2 1 0 2 6
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 0 0 4 6
MELLANOX TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 0 6 6
MOXA, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 0 6
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 1 2 3 0 0 6
NUON, INC 1 1 2 0 2 6
NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 2 6
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 3 3 6
RENESAS ELECTRONICS AMERICA INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
STMICROELECTRONICS (GRENOBLE 2) SAS 0 0 0 3 3 6
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 3 1 0 2 6
TOTAL PHASE, INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN 0 0 3 1 2 6
XINSHU MANAGEMENT, L.L.C. 0 3 1 1 1 6
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
BRETFORD MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 0 2 0 2 5
CALOS FUND, LLC 0 2 2 1 0 5
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
IMATION CORP. 0 0 2 2 1 5
JUNE-ON TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 2 2 1 5
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
LOGITECH EUROPE S.A. 0 0 1 2 2 5
LSIS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
OLYMPUS CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 4 5
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 1 2 1 1 5
PROLIFIC TECHNOLOGY INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
QUANTA COMPUTER INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
QUANTUM CORP. (CA) 2 1 2 0 0 5
RALINK TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 1 3 1 0 0 5
STEC, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
TAEJIN INFO TECH CO., LTD 0 0 1 2 2 5
TRI-COUNTY EXCELSIOR FOUNDATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
VALENS SEMICONDUCTOR LTD. 1 0 0 2 2 5
ZILKER LABS, INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5



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