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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 716, Computer-Aided Design and Analysis of Circuits and Semiconductor Masks

( 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 124 179 246 211 256 1016
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 68 98 89 112 129 496
SYNOPSYS INC. 46 45 67 91 104 353
XILINX, INC. 61 50 64 65 33 273
ALTERA CORPORATION 34 36 32 62 48 212
FUJITSU LIMITED 16 36 45 42 42 181
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 29 33 37 42 24 165
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING CO., LTD. 8 10 13 36 76 143
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 29 43 13 19 22 126
LSI CORPORATION 21 14 21 30 29 115
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 2 27 43 21 93
MENTOR GRAPHICS CORPORATION 5 10 15 23 35 88
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 10 11 19 18 13 71
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 10 19 14 24 67
NEC CORPORATION 7 11 9 24 8 59
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 9 11 7 11 16 54
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 7 11 9 10 15 52
PANASONIC CORPORATION 14 13 9 8 4 48
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 8 9 12 4 33
APPLE, INC. 1 1 0 8 22 32
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 2 2 5 4 16 29
FUJITSU MICROELECTRONICS LIMITED 18 11 0 0 0 29
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 6 11 8 1 3 29
UNITED MICROELECTRONICS CORPORATION 6 7 3 7 6 29
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 3 4 4 4 13 28
TELA INNOVATIONS, INC. 3 6 7 7 5 28
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 4 1 4 9 7 25
INTEL CORPORATION 8 4 4 5 4 25
NEC ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 16 9 0 0 0 25
LUMINESCENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 8 7 1 4 22
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 4 3 3 8 22
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 6 3 3 9 21
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 8 3 3 3 3 20
TABULA, INC. 6 2 5 3 4 20
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 0 0 8 11 19
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 2 2 6 9 19
ASML MASKTOOLS, B.V. 7 5 2 2 2 18
ELPIDA MEMORY, INC. 0 12 0 1 5 18
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC. 2 4 2 7 2 17
PULSIC LIMITED 2 4 2 5 4 17
SONY CORPORATION 0 3 4 6 4 17
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 4 5 4 2 16
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 2 1 8 4 15
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 5 3 5 1 1 15
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 3 2 6 2 2 15
ARM LIMITED 1 0 6 3 4 14
NUFLARE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 3 4 3 4 14
SPRINGSOFT USA, INC. 2 3 7 2 0 14
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 2 2 4 2 3 13
INVENTEC CORPORATION 7 2 0 4 0 13
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 2 1 3 2 5 13
ACTIVE-SEMI, INC. 1 1 2 8 0 12
ATRENTA, INC. 3 2 2 0 5 12
BROADCOM CORPORATION 2 0 4 6 0 12
HITACHI, LTD 1 3 3 4 1 12
ACHRONIX SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 1 0 5 3 11
CALYPTO DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 2 4 1 11
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 1 3 2 3 11
INTERUNIVERSITAIR MICRO-ELEKTRONICA CENTRUM (IMEC VZW) 0 2 3 2 4 11
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 1 0 5 3 2 11
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 0 5 0 3 11
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 10 1 0 0 0 11
ALGOTOCHIP CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 7 10
JASPER DESIGN AUTOMATION, INC. 1 1 1 3 4 10
NXP B.V. 3 1 2 3 1 10
SPRING SOFT INC. 1 2 0 4 3 10
SOLIDO DESIGN AUTOMATION INC. 0 3 3 1 2 9
TAKUMI TECHNOLOGY CORP. 4 0 2 2 1 9
BOEING COMPANY 1 2 0 2 3 8
DONGBU HITEK CO., LTD. 1 3 3 1 0 8
GAUDA, INC. 1 2 0 3 2 8
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 2 2 1 3 0 8
MAGMA DESIGN AUTOMATION, INC. 0 2 6 0 0 8
HITACHI HIGH-TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 0 1 3 7
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 1 1 1 4 7
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 4 7
PDF SOLUTIONS, INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
QIMONDA AG 2 4 1 0 0 7
RAMBUS, INC. 0 2 1 3 1 7
REALTEK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 1 0 2 2 2 7
SAGE SOFTWARE, INC. 1 2 4 0 0 7
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 1 0 1 1 7
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 3 3 1 0 7
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
GOLDEN GATE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 1 3 6
MACRONIX INTERNATIONAL CO., LTD. 1 1 2 0 2 6
MICRONIC LASER SYSTEMS AB 1 1 2 1 1 6
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 1 6
NANGATE A/S 0 0 3 3 0 6
NANGATE INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
OKI SEMICONDUCTOR CO., LTD. 0 4 2 0 0 6
OTRSOTECH, LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 0 0 2 3 1 6
SHINKO ELECTRIC INDUSTRIES CO., LTD. 5 1 0 0 0 6
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 1 1 1 2 1 6
ACTEL CORPORATION 2 0 1 2 0 5
ADVANTEST CORP. 1 1 0 1 2 5
BRION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
GLOBALFOUNDRIES SINGAPORE PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
HIMAX TECHNOLOGIES LIMITED 0 1 0 3 1 5
KLA-TENCOR TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 3 1 0 1 0 5
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 1 2 0 2 0 5
MSTAR SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
NAN YA TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 2 5
NATIONAL TAIWAN UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 0 4 5
OLAMBDA, INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
R3 LOGIC, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
RENESAS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 3 0 0 0 5
SEMICONDUCTOR INSIGHTS INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
STMICROELECTRONICS S.R.L. 0 2 1 1 1 5



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