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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 55 86 110 68 82 401
INTEL CORPORATION 37 31 33 28 35 164
ARM LIMITED 9 38 18 5 12 82
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 11 18 21 11 10 71
NVIDIA CORPORATION 18 10 12 14 10 64
FUJITSU LIMITED 10 18 15 7 12 62
QUALCOMM, INC. 12 19 11 11 8 61
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 15 25 8 9 0 57
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 18 20 10 9 57
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 42 11 0 0 0 53
APPLE, INC. 5 1 10 7 21 44
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 4 8 8 21 43
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 11 12 8 5 38
ALTERA CORPORATION 6 6 11 4 9 36
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 12 10 8 2 3 35
PANASONIC CORPORATION 7 6 15 2 3 33
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 4 8 8 2 9 31
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 4 8 6 7 5 30
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 8 9 7 25
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 7 6 5 5 23
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 6 4 4 3 20
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 3 5 4 2 20
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 1 6 4 5 4 20
XILINX, INC. 7 8 2 2 1 20
BROADCOM CORPORATION 4 5 7 2 1 19
NEC CORPORATION 2 5 4 8 0 19
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 9 8 0 1 18
NXP B.V. 6 5 5 1 1 18
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2 5 3 1 6 17
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 6 5 6 0 0 17
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 5 5 0 4 0 14
ATMEL CORPORATION 2 4 2 1 4 13
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 3 5 2 3 0 13
MICROUNITY SYSTEMS ENGINEERING, INC. 3 6 2 1 0 12
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 5 0 0 0 11
TILERA CORPORATION 3 4 0 3 1 11
VNS PORTFOLIO LLC 2 1 7 1 0 11
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 0 4 5 1 10
RAMBUS, INC. 0 1 5 2 2 10
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 3 3 2 2 0 10
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 4 2 3 9
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 5 4 0 0 0 9
SONY CORPORATION 1 2 1 2 3 9
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 2 3 2 1 8
XMOS LIMITED 2 1 2 3 0 8
DENSO CORPORATION 0 2 4 1 0 7
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 2 2 1 2 7
HITACHI, LTD 4 2 1 0 0 7
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 3 3 0 0 1 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 4 2 1 0 7
LSI CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 4 7
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 0 2 2 1 7
SILICON HIVE B.V. 1 2 2 2 0 7
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 2 1 1 6
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 2 1 0 2 6
IMAGINATION TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 1 0 1 2 2 6
QST HOLDINGS, L.L.C. 0 1 1 3 1 6
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 3 2 0 0 5
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 0 1 2 1 1 5
CLEARSPEED TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 3 2 0 0 0 5
COHERENT LOGIX INCORPORATED 0 0 3 1 1 5
CRAY INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
IP FIRST LLC 3 2 0 0 0 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 5
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 5 5
OVICS 0 0 2 3 0 5
SEARETE LLC 2 3 0 0 0 5
STRETCH, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 0 2 2 1 5



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