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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 711, Memory (Electrical Computers and Digital 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 277 299 315 395 363 1649
HITACHI, LTD 162 174 220 250 215 1021
INTEL CORPORATION 110 83 86 92 90 461
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 38 47 77 75 67 304
EMC CORPORATION 74 56 51 60 62 303
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 36 48 43 57 49 233
FUJITSU LIMITED 28 27 40 59 74 228
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 32 47 44 46 56 225
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 33 25 33 60 62 213
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 13 31 41 59 56 200
NETAPP, INC. 12 30 43 47 51 183
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 43 68 41 26 178
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 31 35 33 39 31 169
LSI CORPORATION 8 15 16 34 35 108
NVIDIA CORPORATION 24 16 13 25 27 105
APPLE, INC. 2 16 15 32 36 101
PANASONIC CORPORATION 20 9 26 20 20 95
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 3 4 13 25 47 92
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 30 29 16 4 13 92
SONY CORPORATION 16 16 15 25 17 89
VMWARE, INC. 11 6 16 22 31 86
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 62 22 0 0 0 84
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 9 16 18 22 16 81
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 9 8 19 18 24 78
SANDISK IL LTD. 4 12 22 26 12 76
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 13 11 9 16 23 72
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 2 16 29 25 72
SANDISK CORPORATION 22 21 24 1 2 70
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 8 14 15 16 16 69
QUALCOMM, INC. 9 10 11 15 22 67
BROADCOM CORPORATION 16 16 16 11 7 66
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 6 6 8 28 18 66
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 8 30 26 64
ARM LIMITED 12 7 17 19 8 63
NEC CORPORATION 8 10 5 11 20 54
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 9 9 9 14 11 52
RAMBUS, INC. 11 3 6 11 18 49
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 2 15 31 48
SILICON MOTION, INC. 1 1 6 24 16 48
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 14 13 5 10 4 46
SPANSION LLC 7 4 8 16 11 46
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 17 15 10 43
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 4 10 12 7 7 40
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 5 13 9 8 39
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 8 2 10 9 39
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 10 10 8 6 4 38
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 10 4 10 5 8 37
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 3 4 5 11 13 36
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 2 6 10 9 8 35
RED HAT, INC. 4 4 4 17 5 34
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 9 5 7 6 7 34
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 11 9 7 4 2 33
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 7 6 1 8 11 33
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 12 19 33
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 6 3 4 6 12 31
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 7 10 6 4 4 31
NXP B.V. 6 6 6 5 5 28
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 2 8 9 7 1 27
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 2 10 8 5 1 26
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 7 6 5 4 4 26
XILINX, INC. 4 4 4 7 6 25
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 3 5 4 4 7 23
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 5 6 7 5 23
MEDIATEK INC. 4 2 4 8 5 23
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 2 1 4 10 22
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 6 7 6 2 1 22
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 7 7 6 2 0 22
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 0 4 6 11 21
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 0 1 3 9 8 21
QIMONDA AG 3 8 5 3 2 21
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 3 9 5 4 21
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 2 1 2 3 12 20
INVENTEC CORPORATION 5 5 7 3 0 20
VIRIDENT SYSTEMS INC. 0 2 4 7 7 20
ALTERA CORPORATION 6 2 6 4 1 19
NOKIA CORPORATION 3 5 3 5 3 19
TILERA CORPORATION 2 5 2 4 6 19
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 1 3 5 3 6 18
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 4 2 3 5 4 18
PIVOT 3, INC. 0 0 2 12 4 18
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 4 3 8 0 3 18
STEC, INC. 1 2 4 2 9 18
UNITY SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 5 9 3 0 18
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 4 10 17
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 4 2 4 4 3 17
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 3 4 5 3 2 17
TDK CORPORATION 2 3 2 9 0 16
WARATEK PTY LTD. 1 3 7 4 0 15
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 4 6 0 2 2 14
ATMEL CORPORATION 4 2 4 2 2 14
CRAY INC. 7 1 1 2 3 14
IMATION CORP. 0 0 1 8 5 14
QUANTUM CORP. (CA) 1 5 4 4 0 14
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 1 7 5 1 0 14
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 3 5 3 0 2 13
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 4 2 2 3 12
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 3 2 4 0 12
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 6 1 0 0 12
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 2 4 3 3 12
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 1 3 4 2 12
ACRONIS INC. 2 3 6 0 0 11
SKYMEDI CORPORATION 0 1 3 5 2 11
A-DATA TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 1 6 3 10
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 7 10
INFORTREND TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 1 2 3 3 10
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 2 1 4 2 10
MEGACHIPS CORPORATION 0 3 5 1 1 10
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 2 3 3 2 10
UNISYS CORPORATION 5 1 1 1 2 10
AZUL SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 2 1 1 9
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 3 3 9
CROSSROADS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 4 0 1 9
DOT HILL SYSTEMS CORP. 3 3 2 1 0 9
INFINIDAT LTD. 0 0 0 1 8 9
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 1 2 5 1 9
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 0 1 6 2 0 9
MTEK VISION CO., LTD. 0 3 1 5 0 9
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 6 3 0 0 0 9
NOVELL, INC. 0 4 1 3 1 9
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 3 9
SIGMATEL INC. 6 3 0 0 0 9
SILICON SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 0 4 2 9
SILVER PEAK SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 4 3 9
TERADATA US, INC. 1 1 2 0 5 9
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 1 2 2 3 8
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 3 0 0 2 3 8
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 4 2 0 1 8
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 0 2 2 4 0 8
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 0 5 3 8
OPEN TEXT S.A. 0 0 0 1 7 8
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 3 4 1 8
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 6 2 8
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 1 0 3 2 2 8
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 2 1 3 2 8
VIOLIN MEMORY, INC. 0 0 0 1 7 8
YAHOO, INC. 1 2 1 2 2 8
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 3 1 7
DATARAM, INC. 0 0 6 1 0 7
DENSO CORPORATION 1 0 3 2 1 7
DSSD, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 0 4 2 1 7
GENESYS LOGIC, INC. 0 2 4 0 1 7
ITE TECH. INC. 1 2 1 3 0 7
LEXAR MEDIA, INC. 3 2 2 0 0 7
QST HOLDINGS, L.L.C. 0 1 5 1 0 7
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 2 2 0 1 7
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 0 4 2 1 7
TREK 2000 INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 2 1 2 2 7
VIGNETTE SOFTWARE, LLC 0 3 4 0 0 7
AGIGA TECH INC. 0 0 3 2 1 6
AVID TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 1 1 6
HICAMP SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 1 3 6
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 2 1 2 1 6
NETAC TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 1 2 2 0 6
NETLIST, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
OCZ TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 3 3 0 0 6
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 4 0 6
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
TAEJIN INFO TECH CO., LTD 0 0 0 0 6 6
TEPLIN APPLICATION LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 6 0 0 0 0 6
APACER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
AVAYA INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
BENHOV GMBH, LLC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
BITMICRO NETWORKS, INC. 2 0 2 0 1 5
BUFFALO, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
GEMALTO SA 0 1 2 2 0 5
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 1 1 1 5
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
OVERLAND STORAGE, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
PARALLEL NETWORKS, LLC 0 2 1 1 1 5
PARALLELS IP HOLDINGS GMBH 0 0 0 3 2 5
PURE STORAGE INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
QLOGIC CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 2 5
QNX SOFTWARE SYSTEMS GMBH & CO. KG 0 4 1 0 0 5
RMI CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SANDFORCE, INC. 0 3 1 1 0 5
SANDISK 3D LLC 0 2 0 2 1 5
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 3 1 0 5
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 1 3 1 0 0 5
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
TEXAS MEMORY SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 0 3 0 5
TOSHIBA STORAGE DEVICE CORPORATION 0 1 4 0 0 5
VIZIONCORE, INC. 0 0 0 5 0 5
XYRATEX TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 1 2 0 1 1 5



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