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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 717, DP: Software Development, Installation, and Management (Data Processing)

( 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 199 220 285 467 538 1709
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 172 215 129 177 201 894
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 38 71 60 62 75 306
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 54 31 38 39 162
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 5 27 33 33 54 152
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 23 45 26 30 27 151
INTEL CORPORATION 26 42 27 23 28 146
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 15 36 25 30 32 138
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 10 20 21 39 35 125
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 15 19 20 19 34 107
APPLE, INC. 5 12 11 14 25 67
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 6 9 11 14 24 64
RED HAT, INC. 1 1 6 14 42 64
GOOGLE, INC. 0 2 2 20 39 63
FUJITSU LIMITED 2 9 7 18 26 62
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 38 19 0 1 0 58
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 26 24 0 0 0 50
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 10 5 9 22 50
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 8 7 14 19 49
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 3 11 12 9 12 47
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 1 8 8 9 18 44
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 5 5 9 14 35
PANASONIC CORPORATION 12 9 5 4 4 34
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 0 7 6 20 33
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 10 10 5 6 33
EMC CORPORATION 6 8 2 7 8 31
HITACHI, LTD 5 5 6 6 9 31
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 3 5 6 6 10 30
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 5 13 5 2 5 30
SONY CORPORATION 2 5 4 7 10 28
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 7 5 5 8 27
CA, INC. 0 0 0 8 17 25
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 0 3 2 7 13 25
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 1 9 9 5 24
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 4 8 2 6 3 23
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 4 7 6 4 0 21
INTUIT, INC. 1 2 3 7 8 21
MCAFEE, INC. 1 3 4 1 9 18
XILINX, INC. 3 4 4 2 5 18
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 1 5 5 5 17
VMWARE, INC. 1 3 1 5 7 17
INFOSYS LIMITED 0 0 1 3 12 16
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 1 4 6 2 15
NEC CORPORATION 3 0 2 3 7 15
ALCATEL LUCENT 1 1 2 6 4 14
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 1 3 0 6 4 14
NOKIA CORPORATION 3 2 1 5 3 14
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 1 3 1 9 14
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 2 3 6 14
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 2 6 2 4 0 14
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 2 3 2 1 5 13
AVAYA INC. 1 1 4 2 5 13
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 6 2 1 13
NOVELL, INC. 0 4 3 3 3 13
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 1 4 2 4 2 13
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 5 1 1 6 13
ALTERA CORPORATION 1 1 3 5 2 12
WIND RIVER SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 3 3 4 12
EBAY INC. 1 2 0 2 6 11
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 2 2 0 6 11
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 1 3 7 11
SAP PORTALS ISRAEL LTD. 1 3 4 0 3 11
SIEBEL SYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 2 1 2 11
SYNOPSYS INC. 1 0 1 2 7 11
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 1 2 8 11
BOEING COMPANY 1 0 1 4 4 10
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 0 2 4 1 3 10
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 1 4 1 3 1 10
PARASOFT CORPORATION 2 0 4 2 2 10
RAMCO SYSTEMS LIMITED 3 3 0 2 2 10
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 2 2 1 4 10
SAS INSTITUTE, INC. 0 3 2 2 3 10
UNISYS CORPORATION 3 2 0 2 3 10
YAHOO, INC. 0 1 3 3 3 10
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 4 3 2 0 0 9
ARM LIMITED 2 3 0 1 3 9
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 1 1 2 0 5 9
LSI CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 4 9
NETAPP, INC. 2 2 1 4 0 9
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 0 1 1 0 7 9
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 1 2 2 4 9
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 1 5 8
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION 2 4 0 0 2 8
BROADCOM CORPORATION 4 0 0 1 3 8
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 1 5 8
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 0 1 2 2 3 8
DENSO CORPORATION 0 2 3 0 3 8
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 0 2 4 8
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 1 4 1 1 1 8
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 1 3 4 8
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 2 3 2 1 8
SIEMENS CORPORATION 0 1 3 0 4 8
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 4 7
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 1 1 1 7
CATERPILLAR INC. 1 1 0 3 2 7
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 3 1 1 2 7
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 0 1 1 5 7
GREEN HILLS SOFTWARE, INC. 0 1 1 4 1 7
INFOSYS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 1 0 3 3 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 1 2 4 0 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 2 1 1 3 7
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 1 1 2 7
XEROX CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 3 7
FLEXERA SOFTWARE LLC 0 0 0 0 6 6
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 6
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 2 0 2 1 1 6
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 1 3 6
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 0 1 2 0 3 6
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 2 0 1 3 6
SOFTWARE AG 0 0 0 4 2 6
SOSY, INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
TREND MICRO, INC. 0 2 0 3 1 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 0 1 0 4 6
ZENPRISE, INC. 0 0 6 0 0 6
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 2 1 1 1 0 5
AMDOCS SOFTWARE SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 0 2 1 2 5
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
COVIA LABS, INC. 0 5 0 0 0 5
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 1 1 2 0 5
MEDIATEK INC. 2 0 0 2 1 5
MUREX S.A.S. 0 0 1 3 1 5
NEXTAXIOM TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 0 0 1 2 5
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
SOFTWARE ANALYSIS AND FORENSIC ENGINEERING CORP. 1 1 0 2 1 5
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 0 1 1 1 2 5
TILERA CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 1 5
WIPRO LIMITED 0 1 0 3 1 5



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