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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 189 248 210 182 200 1029
INTEL CORPORATION 129 110 114 143 176 672
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 148 70 81 107 118 524
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 76 74 70 58 78 356
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 41 59 80 82 82 344
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 84 46 57 58 84 329
APPLE, INC. 26 22 49 69 82 248
BROADCOM CORPORATION 32 46 53 51 41 223
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 30 41 48 41 52 212
SONY CORPORATION 43 32 36 54 45 210
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 37 34 47 46 36 200
FUJITSU LIMITED 26 42 22 60 45 195
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 37 25 34 27 56 179
PANASONIC CORPORATION 36 31 44 36 31 178
HITACHI, LTD 39 37 43 34 19 172
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 30 19 23 39 41 152
GOOGLE, INC. 5 5 26 41 62 139
QUALCOMM, INC. 8 12 19 36 47 122
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 19 22 30 26 19 116
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 19 21 39 33 0 112
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 22 20 18 25 23 108
EMC CORPORATION 13 17 18 20 30 98
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 9 16 16 25 30 96
NOKIA CORPORATION 26 12 16 22 14 90
NEC CORPORATION 16 9 20 25 15 85
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 17 12 13 12 30 84
RED HAT, INC. 1 8 15 26 28 78
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 20 56 76
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 10 16 20 14 13 73
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 6 10 14 24 18 72
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 16 14 26 10 4 70
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 11 8 18 14 18 69
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 8 8 15 22 16 69
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 6 9 15 18 19 67
NVIDIA CORPORATION 14 12 11 13 16 66
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 9 9 7 20 18 63
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 16 15 12 12 8 63
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 10 9 19 8 17 63
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 7 10 17 24 60
CERTICOM CORPORATION 4 6 11 12 27 60
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 8 12 19 14 7 60
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 10 12 12 10 13 57
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 5 8 23 11 7 54
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 1 6 20 14 12 53
ALTERA CORPORATION 12 6 11 10 12 51
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 3 4 9 18 17 51
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 10 7 2 17 13 49
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 7 5 10 22 4 48
INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 11 9 8 10 8 46
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 6 11 5 12 10 44
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 3 8 12 16 44
DIGIMARC CORPORATION 4 15 16 4 4 43
NETAPP, INC. 4 7 14 10 8 43
ALCATEL LUCENT 3 3 14 8 14 42
INVENTEC CORPORATION 9 11 5 8 9 42
LSI CORPORATION 2 1 12 11 16 42
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 8 8 11 9 42
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 3 15 22 41
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 10 9 12 9 41
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 6 7 9 14 5 41
XILINX, INC. 9 8 6 7 8 38
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 8 9 5 6 9 37
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 9 10 4 7 5 35
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 5 7 4 12 6 34
ARM LIMITED 5 4 8 6 10 33
NXP B.V. 6 4 9 3 11 33
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 5 3 9 10 6 33
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 10 7 8 3 5 33
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 16 7 8 1 0 32
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 19 9 2 1 0 31
ZTE CORPORATION 1 1 0 10 19 31
TREND MICRO, INC. 0 3 9 6 12 30
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 10 10 8 28
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 9 3 6 4 5 27
GEMALTO SA 4 8 1 10 4 27
NOVELL, INC. 6 4 6 6 5 27
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 8 8 8 2 1 27
BOEING COMPANY 6 4 5 5 6 26
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 6 8 9 26
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 6 6 2 5 7 26
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 1 5 8 12 26
CHINA IWNCOMM CO. LTD 0 0 7 9 9 25
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 1 5 5 7 7 25
MCAFEE, INC. 8 2 7 2 6 25
SANDISK IL LTD. 0 5 5 5 9 24
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 5 7 6 3 3 24
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 1 5 9 9 24
AVAYA INC. 6 6 3 3 5 23
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 7 0 4 5 7 23
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 4 6 6 5 1 22
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 2 1 2 2 15 22
NAGRAVISION S.A. 2 3 1 9 7 22
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 8 2 3 4 5 22
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 4 2 5 11 22
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 6 6 7 1 1 21
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 1 2 7 9 21
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 4 7 5 5 0 21
ATMEL CORPORATION 6 1 5 0 8 20
HARRIS CORP. 6 8 3 2 1 20
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 4 6 5 2 3 20
CA, INC. 0 0 2 5 12 19
MEDIATEK INC. 5 4 4 2 4 19
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 5 3 3 5 3 19
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 0 0 0 7 11 18
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 2 4 5 7 0 18
SPANSION LLC 1 5 5 1 6 18
WISTARIA TRADING, INC. 7 6 4 1 0 18
FRANCE TELECOM 5 1 1 7 3 17
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 2 3 7 2 17
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 1 5 3 5 3 17
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 6 3 4 3 1 17
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 3 3 3 3 17
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 3 8 2 2 2 17
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 3 3 2 4 4 16
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 5 3 3 4 1 16
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 1 5 3 3 4 16
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 1 4 3 5 16
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 3 3 3 5 2 16
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 1 5 6 16
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 3 3 3 5 15
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 5 4 4 1 15
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 7 8 15
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 3 6 3 1 15
SECURITY FIRST CORPORATION 1 0 4 1 9 15
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 7 0 6 1 0 14
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 1 2 11 14
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 0 5 4 5 14
RAMBUS, INC. 1 0 6 4 3 14
ST-ERICSSON SA 1 3 1 4 5 14
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 4 1 4 4 1 14
VMWARE, INC. 1 4 2 3 4 14
XEROX CORPORATION 2 1 4 6 1 14
F5 NETWORKS, INC., 0 2 1 2 8 13
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 1 1 4 3 4 13
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 1 2 4 6 13
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 2 2 2 5 2 13
AOL LLC 2 4 3 1 2 12
EBAY INC. 2 0 1 5 4 12
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 0 2 2 6 2 12
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 3 6 12
GIESECKE & DEVRIENT GMBH 2 1 2 3 4 12
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 1 7 0 12
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 3 1 1 5 2 12
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 5 2 0 5 12
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 8 2 1 1 0 12
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 0 3 5 3 12
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 5 2 2 1 2 12
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 1 3 5 2 11
BUFFALO, INC. 0 1 3 6 1 11
CMS PRODUCTS, INC. 0 3 2 3 3 11
DENSO CORPORATION 1 3 2 4 1 11
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 1 1 9 11
GETAC TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 1 2 3 3 11
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 2 0 0 7 2 11
PRIVARIS, INC. 2 2 2 3 2 11
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 5 1 1 1 3 11
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 3 0 2 4 2 11
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 3 5 0 11
VERIZON CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP INC. 4 2 2 2 1 11
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 3 3 1 3 0 10
HTC CORPORATION 2 1 4 3 0 10
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 3 1 4 10
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC 0 1 3 2 4 10
INTERDIGITAL PATENT HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 1 3 6 10
MOTOROLA, INC. 9 1 0 0 0 10
QUANTA COMPUTER INC. 1 1 0 1 7 10
SIEMENS ENTERPRISE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 1 6 3 10
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 1 7 0 2 0 10
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 2 4 2 1 1 10
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 2 1 3 4 10
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 2 4 2 2 10
YAHOO, INC. 5 1 1 2 1 10
BALLY GAMING, INC. 3 0 1 4 1 9
CORESTREET, LTD. 5 1 2 0 1 9
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 1 2 5 1 0 9
KOOLSPAN, INC. 2 2 1 2 2 9
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 0 0 0 3 9
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 4 2 1 1 1 9
MULTOS LIMITED 8 1 0 0 0 9
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 4 1 1 0 9
OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES 0 0 2 3 4 9
OKIDATA CORPORATION 1 1 3 1 3 9
PHOENIX TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 2 4 2 1 9
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 4 3 1 1 0 9
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 1 0 3 2 3 9
VOLTAGE SECURITY, INC. 2 3 2 0 2 9
ACER INCORPORATED 1 3 1 3 0 8
FORTINET, INC. 0 0 3 3 2 8
GIGA-BYTE TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 2 1 2 1 8
INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH 0 0 1 1 6 8
KASPERSKY LAB, ZAO 0 1 2 2 3 8
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 1 0 0 6 1 8
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 0 0 4 4 0 8
NDS LIMITED 1 3 2 2 0 8
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 2 1 1 1 3 8
RESEARCH FOUNDATION OF STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK 0 0 2 1 5 8
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 1 1 3 2 1 8
THALES 1 0 0 5 2 8
VERANCE CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 3 8
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION 0 0 2 3 3 8
WYSE TECHNOLOGY L.L.C. 1 0 0 3 4 8
ZIPPY TECHNOLOGY CORP. 3 1 1 2 1 8
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 2 2 3 7
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 5 2 0 0 0 7
BCE INC. 2 0 3 0 2 7
COMPAL ELECTRONICS, INC. 2 1 2 1 1 7
DAON HOLDINGS LIMITED 1 1 0 1 4 7
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
FACEBOOK, INC. 0 0 1 0 6 7
FELICA NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 4 1 2 7
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 2 0 3 7
FRAUNHOFER-GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FOERDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V. 0 3 1 1 2 7
FUJITSU COMPONENT LIMITED 0 3 2 0 2 7
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 0 7
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 0 2 4 1 7
MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY INCORPORATED 0 4 2 0 1 7
MSI COMPUTER (SHENZHEN) CO. LTD. 0 0 5 2 0 7
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 3 1 3 7
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 1 3 3 0 7
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 7 0 0 0 0 7
STMICROELECTRONICS (RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT) LIMITED 0 1 1 2 3 7
UNISYS CORPORATION 0 2 0 2 3 7
VERI-FONE, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
WEBROOT SOFTWARE, INC. 1 1 2 1 2 7
ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES INC. 0 0 5 1 0 6
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 6
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 6 0 0 0 0 6
BLUE COAT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 3 1 1 6
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 1 1 0 2 2 6
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 2 0 3 6
CEELOX, INC. 0 1 0 1 4 6
COMPUGROUP MEDICAL AG 0 2 1 0 3 6
CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. 2 1 1 1 1 6
EXAFLOP LLC 0 2 0 2 2 6
FINISAR CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 2 6
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 2 0 1 2 1 6
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 4 1 0 0 1 6
IMATION CORP. 1 0 2 2 1 6
INSIDE SECURE 0 0 2 1 3 6
INTUIT, INC. 1 1 0 0 4 6
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 1 6
MICROSEMI CORP.-ANALOG MIXED SIGNAL GROUP LTD. 3 1 1 0 1 6
MUSIC PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC. 1 1 2 0 2 6
NEC INFRONTIA CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 0 6
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 2 3 0 1 0 6
PACKET DIGITAL 2 1 3 0 0 6
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 1 2 2 1 6
PROXENSE, LLC 0 1 0 3 2 6
QIMONDA AG 2 1 2 1 0 6
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 1 1 3 6
SANDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 4 6
SANDISK CORPORATION 3 3 0 0 0 6
SECUREAUTH CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 1 3 1 0 1 6
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 1 0 1 1 3 6
VASCO DATA SECURITY, INC. 0 2 1 1 2 6
VERAYO, INC. 1 0 0 0 5 6
VIASAT, INC. 0 0 4 1 1 6
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 3 0 1 1 5
ACTIVCARD IRELAND, LIMITED 1 1 2 0 1 5
ACTIVE-SEMI, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 4 5
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. 1 0 1 2 1 5
ARUBA NETWORKS, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
AXWAY INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
BEIJING LENOVO SOFTWARE LTD. 0 3 1 0 1 5
BUNDESDRUCKEREI GMBH 0 0 0 2 3 5
CAVIUM, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 1 4 5
CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 2 0 1 5
CHENGDU HUAWEI SYMANTEC TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
CHI MEI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
CHRONOLOGIC PTY LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 1 3 1 0 0 5
DIGITAL KEYSTONE, INC. 1 0 3 0 1 5
GUARDIAN DATA STORAGE, LLC 0 0 5 0 0 5
ICERA INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION INDUSTRY 0 0 2 1 2 5
INSYDE SOFTWARE CORP. 1 0 1 2 1 5
IRDETO B.V. 0 0 0 2 3 5
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 0 4 0 0 5
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
MICRO-STAR INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 4 1 0 0 5
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1 3 0 1 0 5
MITAC INTERNATIONAL CORP. 1 3 0 0 1 5
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
NETLOGIC MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 0 2 1 5
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 1 3 1 0 0 5
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 2 1 2 5
NUVOTON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 5
PFU LIMITED 0 0 1 2 2 5
POWER-ONE, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
PROTEGRITY CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
QINETIQ LIMITED 0 0 1 0 4 5
RARITAN AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
REALNETWORKS, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 1 5
SAFENET, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
SMSC HOLDINGS SARL 0 0 1 1 3 5
SONIC IP, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
SONY UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED 3 2 0 0 0 5
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 2 0 2 0 1 5
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 1 2 2 5
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 4 0 0 1 0 5
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DIRECTOR NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 1 3 0 0 1 5
VENAFI, INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
VIOLIN MEMORY, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
VISA U.S.A., INC. 1 0 0 1 3 5
WWPASS CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 3 5
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 1 1 2 1 0 5
ZSCALER, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5



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