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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 714, Error Detection/Correction and Fault Detection/Recovery

( 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 283 359 333 215 238 1428
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 89 101 122 133 103 548
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 64 62 97 81 88 392
FUJITSU LIMITED 57 44 64 85 108 358
INTEL CORPORATION 75 80 55 63 70 343
HITACHI, LTD 56 53 89 56 61 315
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 73 62 53 36 54 278
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 19 38 42 88 83 270
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 63 56 35 40 21 215
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 31 33 44 50 54 212
LSI CORPORATION 15 23 22 56 88 204
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 27 34 41 42 57 201
BROADCOM CORPORATION 35 30 44 52 39 200
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 17 27 20 56 63 183
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 57 51 26 22 13 169
QUALCOMM, INC. 12 23 20 28 62 145
PANASONIC CORPORATION 21 27 17 22 32 119
NEC CORPORATION 21 21 23 20 30 115
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 26 31 17 15 18 107
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 14 19 21 21 29 104
SONY CORPORATION 19 16 12 24 33 104
EMC CORPORATION 15 30 22 14 20 101
XILINX, INC. 34 16 13 16 14 93
NETAPP, INC. 8 28 26 14 13 89
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 24 15 13 13 21 86
APPLE, INC. 1 9 10 21 43 84
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 13 11 13 10 37 84
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 16 19 16 17 11 79
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 3 37 21 17 78
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 23 24 22 6 75
ARM LIMITED 5 9 18 20 21 73
MEDIATEK INC. 14 20 13 14 10 71
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 3 8 4 27 29 71
ADVANTEST CORP. 20 20 16 4 8 68
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 8 8 15 18 18 67
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 8 7 4 25 21 65
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 4 13 16 15 14 62
ALTERA CORPORATION 14 7 11 9 19 60
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 12 13 10 17 8 60
NOKIA CORPORATION 14 14 8 15 7 58
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 13 13 9 11 6 52
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 6 8 15 9 13 51
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION 1 8 13 11 15 48
ALCATEL LUCENT 4 6 9 14 14 47
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 38 9 0 0 0 47
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 3 6 8 13 16 46
NXP B.V. 10 8 13 5 10 46
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 10 10 8 3 13 44
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 23 21 0 0 0 44
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 9 11 10 9 5 44
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 13 14 9 1 7 44
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 10 15 7 7 5 44
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 7 2 4 11 19 43
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 3 13 10 9 8 43
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 12 8 8 9 42
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 7 3 11 2 19 42
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 1 7 6 10 18 42
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 7 7 14 6 8 42
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 0 0 0 4 37 41
NVIDIA CORPORATION 10 8 7 9 6 40
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 4 5 10 9 11 39
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 5 6 3 15 10 39
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 3 6 7 12 10 38
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 18 7 6 3 3 37
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 6 13 18 37
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 10 9 7 7 2 35
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 4 10 10 6 35
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 10 6 5 7 5 33
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 5 15 6 5 31
SANDISK CORPORATION 6 12 11 1 1 31
SYNOPSYS INC. 2 9 12 4 4 31
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 6 4 5 13 30
GOOGLE, INC. 0 2 3 8 16 29
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 1 4 5 8 11 29
LINK--A--MEDIA DEVICES CORPORATION 2 2 3 18 4 29
SANDISK IL LTD. 4 5 7 9 4 29
RED HAT, INC. 0 7 5 8 8 28
QIMONDA AG 0 9 8 5 5 27
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 4 7 5 3 6 25
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 7 9 8 0 0 24
INVENTEC CORPORATION 10 9 2 0 3 24
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 1 5 14 24
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 7 7 4 3 2 23
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 3 3 7 5 5 23
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 0 7 3 12 22
RAMBUS, INC. 3 6 5 4 4 22
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 6 3 5 2 5 21
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 2 8 8 3 21
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 2 1 4 7 7 21
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4 3 3 5 6 21
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 6 2 5 2 5 20
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 13 7 0 0 0 20
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 0 1 10 9 20
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 1 8 4 4 3 20
RAMOT AT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY LTD. 1 3 3 2 11 20
SILICON MOTION, INC. 0 1 4 4 11 20
VERIGY PTE LTD 6 8 5 1 0 20
DOT HILL SYSTEMS CORP. 7 8 1 1 2 19
SYNTEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 6 5 3 2 19
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 5 9 0 4 1 19
HARRIS CORP. 6 5 6 0 1 18
SK HYNIX MEMORY SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 0 18 18
ZTE CORPORATION 0 0 1 7 10 18
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 5 3 8 17
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 3 6 6 1 1 17
DENSBITS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 5 12 17
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 5 3 2 1 6 17
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 5 3 2 2 17
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 3 4 4 6 17
DTVG LICENSING, INC. 0 2 5 5 4 16
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 3 5 6 16
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 2 3 4 3 4 16
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 4 2 5 1 4 16
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 9 2 1 2 1 15
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 0 4 3 4 4 15
ATMEL CORPORATION 5 2 3 3 2 15
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 2 2 6 5 15
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 3 2 2 3 5 15
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 5 4 2 1 15
XEROX CORPORATION 1 5 6 2 1 15
DENSO CORPORATION 1 4 5 3 1 14
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 3 1 4 3 14
SPANSION LLC 0 2 0 7 5 14
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 1 6 4 1 2 14
ST-ERICSSON SA 0 2 2 6 4 14
THALES 2 1 2 6 3 14
UNISYS CORPORATION 3 5 4 1 1 14
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 3 1 2 6 1 13
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 0 5 3 0 5 13
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 6 2 0 4 1 13
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 0 4 3 2 13
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 2 3 4 2 13
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 1 3 6 3 13
VMWARE, INC. 0 1 1 5 6 13
BOEING COMPANY 1 2 1 3 5 12
COMPELLENT TECHNOLOGIES 3 1 4 1 3 12
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 1 2 3 3 3 12
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 2 3 5 1 11
IKANOS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 2 0 2 3 4 11
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 0 1 3 3 4 11
MOTOROLA, INC. 6 5 0 0 0 11
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 2 4 4 1 0 11
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 0 0 0 2 9 11
STMICROELECTRONICS N.V. 4 3 2 2 0 11
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 2 1 2 4 1 10
ANOBIT TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 4 6 0 10
AQUANTIA CORPORATION 1 5 1 3 0 10
DIGITAL FOUNTAIN, INC. 0 2 3 1 4 10
FRANCE TELECOM 0 1 0 4 5 10
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 4 1 4 1 10
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 4 5 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 4 1 1 2 2 10
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY 1 0 2 2 5 10
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 2 3 3 2 10
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 1 4 2 1 2 10
STEC, INC. 0 1 0 1 8 10
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 3 1 5 10
TERADYNE, INC. 4 4 2 0 0 10
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 7 1 0 0 1 9
CA, INC. 0 0 0 1 8 9
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 1 0 2 2 9
FARADAY TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 4 3 2 0 0 9
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 4 2 0 0 9
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 1 1 1 3 3 9
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 6 0 0 0 9
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 3 1 3 1 1 9
TRELLIS WARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 5 2 1 0 9
WI-LAN INC. 0 0 0 6 3 9
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 3 8
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 0 1 5 1 1 8
CRAY INC. 1 1 3 2 1 8
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 1 3 3 8
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 3 2 0 2 1 8
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1 1 2 1 3 8
PIONEER CORPORATION 5 0 1 2 0 8
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 0 1 0 2 5 8
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 8
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 3 2 1 1 8
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 1 2 2 0 3 8
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 1 3 1 3 0 8
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 0 0 8 8
TEKTRONIX INC. 2 2 0 2 2 8
TEXAS A AND M UNIVERSITY 0 2 2 1 3 8
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 1 3 1 1 2 8
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 2 5 0 0 0 7
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 0 3 2 7
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 1 3 7
CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE, INC. 1 1 2 0 3 7
CIENA CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 2 7
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 1 0 2 1 3 7
DATADIRECT NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 5 2 0 7
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 3 0 0 0 7
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 0 1 2 1 3 7
NOVELL, INC. 0 3 0 3 1 7
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 2 2 0 2 1 7
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 2 0 3 1 1 7
QUANTUM CORP. (CA) 1 2 2 0 2 7
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 3 0 0 2 2 7
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 3 4 0 0 7
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 1 2 1 1 2 7
TQ DELTA, LLC 0 0 0 1 6 7
VIA TELECOM CO., LTD. 0 0 5 1 1 7
ADAPTEC, INC. 2 3 1 0 0 6
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 1 0 1 2 2 6
AVAYA INC. 1 1 2 2 0 6
AWARE, INC. 0 3 2 1 0 6
EAGLE HARBOR HOLDINGS LLC 0 1 4 0 1 6
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 0 2 4 6
ENTROPIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 1 0 0 5 6
INNOVATIVE SONIC LIMITED 0 0 0 5 1 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 1 6
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 0 2 2 0 2 6
LITEPOINT, CORP. 1 0 1 3 1 6
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 1 6
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 6 0 0 0 0 6
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 1 0 3 2 0 6
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 0 1 0 0 6
NCR CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 2 6
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 6
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
STRATUS TECHNOLOGIES BERMUDA LTD. 2 1 0 3 0 6
TERNARYLOGIC LLC 0 1 2 3 0 6
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 1 2 0 1 6
ADVANTEST (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 0 0 0 0 5 5
ANRITSU CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 1 5
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
DSPACE DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL ENGINEERING GMBH 0 0 1 3 1 5
EBAY INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
GENESYS LOGIC, INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
HIMAX MEDIA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 0 0 5 0 0 5
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 0 5
KENCAST, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 5
KINGSTON TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 3 2 0 0 0 5
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 0 5
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. 0 0 3 1 1 5
MEGACHIPS CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 4 0 1 0 0 5
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 2 2 5
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 1 0 3 0 1 5
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
ROHDE & SCHWARZ GMBH & CO., KG 3 0 1 0 1 5
ROHM CO., LTD. 0 3 1 0 1 5
SANDISK ENTERPRISE IP LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 3 1 1 0 0 5
SAPPHIRE INFOTECH, INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5
SEARETE LLC 4 1 0 0 0 5
STMICROELECTRONICS, LTD. 0 2 1 1 1 5
TABULA, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
TOSHIBA STORAGE DEVICE CORPORATION 0 4 0 1 0 5
TRIDENT MICROSYSTEMS (FAR EAST) LTD. 1 2 2 0 0 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DIRECTOR NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 0 3 0 0 2 5
VIRAGE LOGIC CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5



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