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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 713, Support (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 155 189 248 210 182 984
INTEL CORPORATION 102 129 110 114 143 598
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 166 148 70 81 107 572
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 69 76 74 70 58 347
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 33 41 59 80 82 295
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 44 84 46 57 58 289
BROADCOM CORPORATION 25 32 46 53 51 207
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 36 37 34 47 46 200
SONY CORPORATION 35 43 32 36 54 200
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 28 30 41 48 41 188
APPLE, INC. 12 26 22 49 69 178
PANASONIC CORPORATION 30 36 31 44 36 177
HITACHI, LTD 22 39 37 43 34 175
FUJITSU LIMITED 19 26 42 22 60 169
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 32 37 25 34 27 155
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 32 30 19 23 39 143
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 18 19 21 39 33 130
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 13 19 22 30 26 110
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 17 22 20 18 25 102
NOKIA CORPORATION 18 26 12 16 22 94
GOOGLE, INC. 2 5 5 26 41 79
QUALCOMM, INC. 4 8 12 19 36 79
NEC CORPORATION 8 16 9 20 25 78
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 24 17 12 13 12 78
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 11 9 16 16 25 77
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 18 16 15 12 12 73
EMC CORPORATION 4 13 17 18 20 72
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 9 10 16 20 14 69
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 16 14 26 10 66
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 8 6 10 14 24 62
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 5 8 8 15 22 58
NVIDIA CORPORATION 7 14 12 11 13 57
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 10 9 9 7 20 55
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 2 8 12 19 14 55
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 9 10 9 19 8 55
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 3 11 8 18 14 54
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 9 10 12 12 10 53
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 4 6 9 15 18 52
RED HAT, INC. 1 1 8 15 26 51
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 1 5 8 23 11 48
ALTERA CORPORATION 8 12 6 11 10 47
DIGIMARC CORPORATION 8 4 15 16 4 47
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 3 7 5 10 22 47
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 11 6 11 5 12 45
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 7 2 7 10 17 43
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 9 6 8 8 11 42
INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 3 11 9 8 10 41
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 1 6 20 14 41
NETAPP, INC. 5 4 7 14 10 40
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 4 10 7 2 17 40
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 3 6 7 9 14 39
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 7 16 7 8 1 39
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 7 19 9 2 1 38
CERTICOM CORPORATION 4 4 6 11 12 37
INVENTEC CORPORATION 4 9 11 5 8 37
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 9 8 9 5 6 37
ALCATEL LUCENT 8 3 3 14 8 36
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 2 3 4 9 18 36
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 6 9 10 4 7 36
NXP B.V. 14 6 4 9 3 36
XILINX, INC. 6 9 8 6 7 36
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 7 5 3 8 12 35
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 6 5 7 4 12 34
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 10 9 12 32
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 10 4 7 5 5 31
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 5 8 8 8 2 31
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 3 10 7 8 3 31
LSI CORPORATION 4 2 1 12 11 30
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 3 5 3 9 10 30
ARM LIMITED 6 5 4 8 6 29
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 6 9 3 6 4 28
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 22 4 0 0 1 27
NOVELL, INC. 3 6 4 6 6 25
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 4 5 7 6 3 25
BOEING COMPANY 4 6 4 5 5 24
FRANCE TELECOM 9 5 1 1 7 23
GEMALTO SA 0 4 8 1 10 23
MCAFEE, INC. 4 8 2 7 2 23
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 1 4 6 6 5 22
HARRIS CORP. 2 6 8 3 2 21
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 6 6 2 5 21
TREND MICRO, INC. 3 0 3 9 6 21
XEROX CORPORATION 8 2 1 4 6 21
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 20 20
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 6 6 7 1 20
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 10 10 20
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 4 5 3 3 5 20
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 3 8 2 3 4 20
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 15 19
AVAYA INC. 1 6 6 3 3 19
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 1 2 4 5 7 19
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 4 3 2 3 7 19
RAMBUS, INC. 8 1 0 6 4 19
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 4 3 8 2 2 19
WISTARIA TRADING, INC. 1 7 6 4 1 19
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 4 7 0 6 1 18
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 1 6 8 18
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 1 5 5 7 18
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 1 4 6 5 2 18
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 2 7 0 4 5 18
MEDIATEK INC. 2 5 4 4 2 17
NAGRAVISION S.A. 2 2 3 1 9 17
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 1 6 3 4 3 17
CHINA IWNCOMM CO. LTD 0 0 0 7 9 16
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 2 1 5 3 5 16
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 2 3 6 3 16
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 5 3 3 4 15
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 5 4 4 15
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 3 1 1 7 15
MOTOROLA, INC. 5 9 1 0 0 15
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 5 3 3 3 15
SANDISK IL LTD. 0 0 5 5 5 15
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 2 4 1 4 4 15
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 1 5 9 15
DENSO CORPORATION 4 1 3 2 4 14
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 5 1 2 5 1 14
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 4 1 3 3 3 14
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 1 5 8 14
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 3 4 1 1 14
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 4 3 1 1 5 14
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 3 3 3 5 14
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 4 5 2 2 1 14
AOL LLC 3 2 4 3 1 13
ATMEL CORPORATION 1 6 1 5 0 13
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 1 3 3 2 4 13
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 8 2 1 1 13
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 2 1 2 7 12
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 1 5 3 3 12
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 3 1 4 3 12
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 2 1 7 0 2 12
SPANSION LLC 0 1 5 5 1 12
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 1 3 5 12
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 1 2 2 2 5 12
ZTE CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 10 12
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 1 3 3 1 3 11
PRIVARIS, INC. 2 2 2 2 3 11
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 3 5 1 1 1 11
VERIZON CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP INC. 1 4 2 2 2 11
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 0 4 2 5 11
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 3 5 2 0 0 10
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 4 6 0 0 0 10
BUFFALO, INC. 0 0 1 3 6 10
CORESTREET, LTD. 2 5 1 2 0 10
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 0 0 2 2 6 10
HTC CORPORATION 0 2 1 4 3 10
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 1 1 1 4 3 10
MULTOS LIMITED 1 8 1 0 0 10
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 2 0 0 4 4 10
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 5 1 3 1 0 10
SANDISK CORPORATION 4 3 3 0 0 10
SONY UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED 5 3 2 0 0 10
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 2 4 2 1 10
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 1 3 0 2 4 10
VMWARE, INC. 0 1 4 2 3 10
VOLTAGE SECURITY, INC. 3 2 3 2 0 10
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 3 1 5 10
ACER INCORPORATED 1 1 3 1 3 9
ACTEL CORPORATION 7 0 2 0 0 9
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 5 9
EBAY INC. 1 2 0 1 5 9
GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH 1 2 1 2 3 9
GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 2 2 1 2 9
HURON IP LLC 6 2 1 0 0 9
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 5 4 9
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 0 2 0 0 7 9
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 4 2 1 1 9
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 1 3 0 1 9
NDS LIMITED 1 1 3 2 2 9
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 4 5 0 0 0 9
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 3 2 3 0 1 9
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 7 0 0 0 9
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 1 1 3 2 9
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 0 4 3 1 1 9
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 1 3 1 4 9
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 0 3 5 9
THALES 3 1 0 0 5 9
UNISYS CORPORATION 5 0 2 0 2 9
YAHOO, INC. 0 5 1 1 2 9
BALLY GAMING, INC. 0 3 0 1 4 8
CMS PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 8
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 2 0 1 2 8
GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 3 8
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 0 2 3 1 8
KOOLSPAN, INC. 1 2 2 1 2 8
MICROSEMI CORP.-ANALOG MIXED SIGNAL GROUP LTD. 3 3 1 1 0 8
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 1 1 0 0 6 8
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 1 0 1 3 3 8
PHOENIX TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 2 4 2 8
POWER-ONE, INC. 3 3 2 0 0 8
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 0 5 2 0 8
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 0 2 4 2 8
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 3 1 1 2 8
ACTIVCARD IRELAND, LIMITED 3 1 1 2 0 7
AT&T CORP. 3 3 1 0 0 7
CA, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 2 1 3 1 0 7
FINISAR CORPORATION 3 1 1 1 1 7
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 0 7 7
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 2 7
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 6 0 0 0 7
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 2 1 2 2 7
MSI COMPUTER (SHENZHEN) CO. LTD. 0 0 0 5 2 7
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 1 2 4 7
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 2 1 3 1 0 7
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 1 6 7
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 1 1 0 3 2 7
ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES INC. 0 0 0 5 1 6
AKROS SILICON, INC. 3 2 1 0 0 6
BLUE COAT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 0 3 1 6
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 2 1 2 1 6
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 5 0 1 0 0 6
FORTINET, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
FUJIFILM CORPORATION 3 3 0 0 0 6
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 1 0 3 2 0 6
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 6
GUARDIAN DATA STORAGE, LLC 1 0 0 5 0 6
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 1 0 4 0 6
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 1 0 4 1 0 6
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 0 0 4 2 0 6
MITAC INTERNATIONAL CORP. 2 1 3 0 0 6
MITAC TECHNOLOGY CORP. 5 0 0 1 0 6
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 2 6
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 1 6
PACKET DIGITAL 0 2 1 3 0 6
QIMONDA AG 0 2 1 2 1 6
REALNETWORKS, INC. 1 2 2 1 0 6
SECURITY FIRST CORPORATION 0 1 0 4 1 6
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 1 4 0 0 6
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 0 2 1 6
VENAFI, INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
VIASAT, INC. 1 0 0 4 1 6
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION 1 0 0 2 3 6
ALCATEL 2 3 0 0 0 5
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
BCE INC. 0 2 0 3 0 5
BIOGY INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 1 1 1 0 2 5
CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
DPHI ACQUISITIONS, INC. 1 0 4 0 0 5
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
F5 NETWORKS, INC., 0 0 2 1 2 5
FELICA NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 0 3 1 1 5
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 2 3 0 0 0 5
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 0 4 1 0 0 5
IMATION CORP. 0 1 0 2 2 5
INSYDE SOFTWARE CORP. 1 1 0 1 2 5
INVICTA NETWORKS, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
KASPERSKY LAB, ZAO 0 0 1 2 2 5
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 0 5
OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES 0 0 0 2 3 5
PALM, INC. 3 1 0 0 1 5
PANTECH & CURITEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 0 1 2 2 5
PIONEER CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 1 2 1 0 1 5
QLOGIC CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 1 5
RSA SECURITY INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
SAFENET, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
SOFTEX INCORPORATED 1 0 2 1 1 5
TOPOWER COMPUTER INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 0 1 0 0 5
VERANCE CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 1 1 2 1 0 5
VERIZON LABORATORIES INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
WEBROOT SOFTWARE, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
WYSE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 0 0 3 5
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 0 1 1 2 1 5



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