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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 359 333 215 238 303 1448
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 101 122 133 103 113 572
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 62 97 81 88 74 402
FUJITSU LIMITED 44 64 85 108 86 387
INTEL CORPORATION 80 55 63 70 64 332
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 38 42 88 83 70 321
LSI CORPORATION 23 22 56 88 121 310
HITACHI, LTD 53 89 56 61 37 296
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 62 53 36 54 59 264
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 34 41 42 57 64 238
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 33 44 50 54 45 226
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 27 20 56 63 30 196
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 56 35 40 21 41 193
BROADCOM CORPORATION 30 44 52 39 25 190
QUALCOMM, INC. 23 20 28 62 37 170
APPLE, INC. 9 10 21 43 53 136
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 51 26 22 13 16 128
EMC CORPORATION 30 22 14 20 39 125
NEC CORPORATION 21 23 20 30 29 123
PANASONIC CORPORATION 27 17 22 32 24 122
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 19 21 21 29 31 121
SONY CORPORATION 16 12 24 33 17 102
NETAPP, INC. 28 26 14 13 11 92
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 31 17 15 18 10 91
ARM LIMITED 9 18 20 21 20 88
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 0 0 4 37 47 88
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 11 13 10 37 16 87
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 3 37 21 17 8 86
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 8 4 27 29 18 86
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 15 13 13 21 17 79
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 8 15 18 18 19 78
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 23 24 22 6 1 76
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 13 16 15 14 14 72
XILINX, INC. 16 13 16 14 10 69
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 7 4 25 21 11 68
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 19 16 17 11 4 67
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 7 6 10 18 26 67
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 13 10 17 8 16 64
MEDIATEK INC. 20 13 14 10 4 61
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 6 13 18 24 61
ALTERA CORPORATION 7 11 9 19 14 60
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION 8 13 11 15 12 59
ADVANTEST CORP. 20 16 4 8 9 57
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 13 9 11 6 17 56
ALCATEL LUCENT 6 9 14 14 12 55
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 10 8 3 13 19 53
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 6 8 13 16 8 51
GOOGLE, INC. 2 3 8 16 22 51
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 8 15 9 13 5 50
NOKIA CORPORATION 14 8 15 7 1 45
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 3 11 2 19 9 44
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 4 5 8 11 15 43
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 7 15 6 8 7 43
SK HYNIX MEMORY SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 18 25 43
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 13 10 9 8 2 42
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 11 10 9 5 7 42
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 12 8 8 9 4 41
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 6 7 12 10 6 41
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 6 4 5 13 13 41
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 5 14 20 41
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 5 10 9 11 5 40
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 6 3 15 10 5 39
NXP B.V. 8 13 5 10 3 39
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 5 3 8 21 37
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 4 10 10 6 7 37
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 5 15 6 5 5 36
NVIDIA CORPORATION 8 7 9 6 6 36
RED HAT, INC. 7 5 8 8 8 36
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 2 4 11 19 0 36
ZTE CORPORATION 0 1 7 10 18 36
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 15 7 7 5 1 35
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 14 9 1 7 1 32
SYNOPSYS INC. 9 12 4 4 3 32
SILICON MOTION, INC. 1 4 4 11 10 30
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 9 7 7 2 4 29
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 7 3 12 7 29
LINK--A--MEDIA DEVICES CORPORATION 2 3 18 4 0 27
QIMONDA AG 9 8 5 5 0 27
SANDISK IL LTD. 5 7 9 4 2 27
RAMBUS, INC. 6 5 4 4 7 26
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 5 7 5 3 26
SANDISK CORPORATION 12 11 1 1 0 25
VMWARE, INC. 1 1 5 6 12 25
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 2 5 2 5 10 24
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 7 5 3 6 3 24
RAMOT AT TEL AVIV UNIVERSITY LTD. 3 3 2 11 5 24
DENSBITS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 5 12 6 23
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 1 10 9 3 23
INVENTEC CORPORATION 9 2 0 3 9 23
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 3 4 4 6 6 23
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 1 3 6 3 10 23
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 2 8 8 3 1 22
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 3 7 5 5 2 22
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 21 0 0 0 0 21
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 3 5 2 5 5 20
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 8 4 4 3 1 20
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 3 5 6 5 20
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 1 4 7 7 1 20
CA, INC. 0 0 1 8 10 19
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 7 6 3 3 0 19
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 4 3 4 4 3 18
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 2 2 6 5 3 18
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 9 8 0 0 0 17
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 2 3 5 1 6 17
DTVG LICENSING, INC. 2 5 5 4 1 17
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 3 5 6 0 17
SYNTEST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 5 3 2 1 17
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 7 4 3 2 0 16
MARVELL ISRAEL (MISL) LTD. 3 4 3 4 2 16
SK HYNIX INC. 0 0 0 6 10 16
SPANSION LLC 2 0 7 5 2 16
ST-ERICSSON SA 2 2 6 4 2 16
STEC, INC. 1 0 1 8 6 16
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 2 5 1 4 4 16
XEROX CORPORATION 5 6 2 1 2 16
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 4 5 5 15
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 3 3 2 5 15
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 0 0 2 9 4 15
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 1 4 3 4 15
WI-LAN INC. 0 0 6 3 6 15
BOEING COMPANY 2 1 3 5 3 14
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 6 6 1 1 0 14
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 5 3 0 5 1 14
DENSO CORPORATION 4 5 3 1 1 14
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 6 4 1 2 1 14
STMICROELECTRONICS, INC. 1 3 1 5 4 14
THALES 1 2 6 3 2 14
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 9 0 4 1 0 14
UNISYS CORPORATION 5 4 1 1 3 14
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 2 3 3 3 3 14
VERIGY PTE LTD 8 5 1 0 0 14
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 1 2 6 1 3 13
DOT HILL SYSTEMS CORP. 8 1 1 2 1 13
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 2 3 5 1 13
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 1 3 3 4 2 13
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY 0 2 2 5 4 13
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 4 3 2 4 13
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 3 2 1 6 0 12
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 4 1 4 1 2 12
HARRIS CORP. 5 6 0 1 0 12
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 4 2 1 0 12
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 3 2 2 0 12
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 1 0 2 5 4 12
SILICON IMAGE, INC. 4 2 1 2 3 12
STMICROELECTRONICS INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 0 0 8 4 12
ATMEL CORPORATION 2 3 3 2 1 11
DIGITAL FOUNTAIN, INC. 2 3 1 4 1 11
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 2 2 5 11
SANDISK ENTERPRISE IP LLC 0 0 1 4 6 11
SUNPLUS TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 2 3 4 2 0 11
ANOBIT TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 4 6 0 0 10
FRANCE TELECOM 1 0 4 5 0 10
IKANOS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 2 3 4 1 10
LANTIQ DEUTSCHLAND GMBH 2 2 0 2 4 10
TQ DELTA, LLC 0 0 1 6 3 10
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 1 2 4 1 1 9
APPLIED MICRO CIRCUITS CORPORATION 1 1 3 3 1 9
AQUANTIA CORPORATION 5 1 3 0 0 9
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 4 5 9
COMPELLENT TECHNOLOGIES 1 4 1 3 0 9
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 2 4 3 9
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS GMBH & CO. KG 1 2 1 3 2 9
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 4 4 1 0 0 9
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 0 3 1 1 4 9
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 9 0 0 0 0 9
TEXAS A AND M UNIVERSITY 2 2 1 3 1 9
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 1 1 1 6 9
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 2 1 2 8
ASUSTEK COMPUTER INC. 1 5 1 1 0 8
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 1 3 1 8
CAMBRIDGE SILICON RADIO LIMITED 0 0 2 2 4 8
CHICAGO MERCANTILE EXCHANGE, INC. 1 2 0 3 2 8
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 0 2 1 3 2 8
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 2 3 8
DATADIRECT NETWORKS, INC. 0 5 2 0 1 8
HUGHES NETWORK SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 1 2 5 8
INTEL MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS GMBH 0 0 2 0 6 8
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 1 1 3 3 0 8
LITEPOINT, CORP. 0 1 3 1 3 8
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC RESEARCH LABORATORIES, INC. 1 1 3 3 0 8
MOSAID TECHNOLOGIES INC. 1 2 1 3 1 8
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 1 1 2 3 8
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 1 2 2 3 8
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 2 0 4 1 1 8
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 0 3 2 3 0 8
RAYTHEON COMPANY 3 2 1 1 1 8
TERNARYLOGIC LLC 1 2 3 0 2 8
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 2 1 1 2 2 8
TRELLIS WARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 2 1 0 0 8
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC CORP. 3 1 1 2 1 8
ADVANTEST (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 0 0 0 5 2 7
BROCADE COMMUNICATIONS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
CIENA CORPORATION 2 0 2 2 1 7
CRAY INC. 1 3 2 1 0 7
ENTROPIC COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 0 0 5 1 7
ETRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 2 2 2 7
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 7 0 0 0 0 7
INFINERA CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 4 7
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 0 2 2 7
NCR CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 1 7
NOVELL, INC. 3 0 3 1 0 7
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 2 2 0 3 0 7
SKYMEDI CORPORATION 1 0 2 1 3 7
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 3 1 3 0 0 7
STMICROELECTRONICS N.V. 3 2 2 0 0 7
SUPER TALENT ELECTRONICS, INC. 3 4 0 0 0 7
TEKTRONIX INC. 2 0 2 2 1 7
VIA TELECOM CO., LTD. 0 5 1 1 0 7
WISTRON CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 4 7
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 0 1 2 2 1 6
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 1 0 0 1 4 6
AWARE, INC. 3 2 1 0 0 6
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
CLEARWIRE IP HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 2 2 2 6
CORTINA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 3 2 6
DSPACE DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL ENGINEERING GMBH 0 1 3 1 1 6
EAGLE HARBOR HOLDINGS LLC 1 4 0 1 0 6
EBAY INC. 1 1 0 2 2 6
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 2 0 0 0 6
INNOVATIVE SONIC LIMITED 0 0 5 1 0 6
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 0 5 0 0 1 6
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 2 2 1 0 1 6
KENCAST, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 1 6
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 2 0 2 1 1 6
LITE-ON TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 3 1 0 1 6
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 3 0 1 1 6
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGY LTD. 0 3 1 1 1 6
MEGACHIPS CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
NATIONAL CHIAO TUNG UNIVERSITY 0 3 2 0 1 6
QUANTUM CORP. (CA) 2 2 0 2 0 6
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 6 0 0 0 0 6
STMICROELECTRONICS PVT. LTD. 1 3 1 1 0 6
TERADYNE, INC. 4 2 0 0 0 6
VIASAT, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 1 3 1 5
ANRITSU CORPORATION 0 3 1 1 0 5
AVAYA INC. 1 2 2 0 0 5
AXXANA (ISRAEL) LTD. 1 3 0 0 1 5
BALLY GAMING, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
COMMISSARIAT A L'ENERGIE ATOMIQUE 0 0 3 1 1 5
CORE WIRELESS LICENSING S.A.R.L. 0 0 2 2 1 5
DSSD, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
FARADAY TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
GENESYS LOGIC, INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
HIMAX MEDIA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 3 0 5
INFOSYS LIMITED 0 1 1 0 3 5
INTERDIGITAL PATENT HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 1 1 2 0 1 5
MOTOROLA, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 1 5
NOVATEK MICROELECTRONICS CORP. 0 3 0 1 1 5
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 2 0 2 1 0 5
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
PLX TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
ROHM CO., LTD. 3 1 0 1 0 5
ROUND ROCK RESEARCH, LLC 0 3 1 0 1 5
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD. 2 1 0 0 2 5
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 5
SIRIUS XM RADIO INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
STMICROELECTRONICS ROUSSET SAS 1 0 0 3 1 5
STMICROELECTRONICS, LTD. 2 1 1 1 0 5
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
TOSHIBA STORAGE DEVICE CORPORATION 4 0 1 0 0 5
TYCO ELECTRONICS SUBSEA COMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 0 0 2 3 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DIRECTOR NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY 3 0 0 2 0 5



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