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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 712, Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 86 110 68 82 81 427
INTEL CORPORATION 31 33 28 35 42 169
ARM LIMITED 38 18 5 12 10 83
QUALCOMM, INC. 19 11 11 8 17 66
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 18 20 10 9 7 64
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 18 21 11 10 1 61
FUJITSU LIMITED 18 15 7 12 8 60
NVIDIA CORPORATION 10 12 14 10 8 54
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 8 8 21 13 54
APPLE, INC. 1 10 7 21 6 45
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 11 12 8 5 6 42
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 25 8 9 0 0 42
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 8 8 2 9 14 41
ALTERA CORPORATION 6 11 4 9 5 35
PANASONIC CORPORATION 6 15 2 3 7 33
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 8 6 7 5 5 31
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 1 8 9 7 4 29
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 7 6 5 5 5 28
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 10 8 2 3 4 27
NEC CORPORATION 5 4 8 0 7 24
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 5 3 1 6 5 20
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 6 4 4 3 2 19
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 6 4 5 4 0 19
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 9 8 0 1 0 18
BROADCOM CORPORATION 5 7 2 1 1 16
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 5 4 2 2 16
NXP B.V. 5 5 1 1 2 14
XILINX, INC. 8 2 2 1 1 14
MICROUNITY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, INC. 6 2 1 0 3 12
ATMEL CORPORATION 4 2 1 4 0 11
RAMBUS, INC. 1 5 2 2 1 11
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 5 6 0 0 0 11
SONY CORPORATION 2 1 2 3 3 11
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 11 0 0 0 0 11
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 4 5 1 0 10
LSI CORPORATION 1 2 0 4 3 10
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 5 10
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 5 2 3 0 0 10
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 5 0 4 0 1 10
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 2 3 2 1 1 9
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 4 2 3 0 9
TILERA CORPORATION 4 0 3 1 1 9
VNS PORTFOLIO LLC 1 7 1 0 0 9
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 2 2 1 2 1 8
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 3 2 2 0 1 8
DENSO CORPORATION 2 4 1 0 0 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 4 2 1 0 0 7
SILICON HIVE B.V. 2 2 2 0 1 7
SYNOPSYS INC. 1 3 1 0 2 7
XMOS LIMITED 1 2 3 0 1 7
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 1 2 1 1 1 6
COHERENT LOGIX INCORPORATED 0 3 1 1 1 6
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 2 0 1 2 6
QST HOLDINGS, L.L.C. 1 1 3 1 0 6
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
AZUL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 0 0 1 5
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
CRAY INC. 1 0 1 3 0 5
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 1 0 2 0 5
ICERA INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 0 1 2 2 0 5
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 0 0 1 1 5
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
OVICS 0 2 3 0 0 5
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 2 1 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 2 2 1 0 5



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