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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 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 220 285 467 538 511 2021
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 215 129 178 201 209 932
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 71 60 62 75 105 373
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 27 33 33 54 67 214
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 54 31 38 39 20 182
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 20 21 39 35 66 181
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 45 26 30 27 37 165
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 36 25 30 32 38 161
INTEL CORPORATION 42 27 23 28 32 152
GOOGLE, INC. 2 2 20 39 55 118
NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 19 20 19 34 17 109
RED HAT, INC. 1 6 14 42 40 103
APPLE, INC. 12 11 14 25 24 86
FUJITSU LIMITED 9 7 18 26 23 83
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 9 11 14 24 22 80
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 8 7 14 19 24 72
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 10 5 9 22 18 64
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 8 8 9 18 19 62
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 7 6 20 20 53
CA, INC. 0 0 8 17 22 47
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 5 5 9 14 11 44
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 11 12 9 12 0 44
EMC CORPORATION 8 2 7 8 17 42
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 5 6 6 10 15 42
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 10 10 5 6 10 41
SONY CORPORATION 5 4 7 10 12 38
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 3 2 7 13 11 36
NVIDIA CORPORATION 1 9 9 5 8 32
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 7 5 5 8 7 32
INFOSYS LIMITED 0 1 3 12 15 31
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 5 21 29
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 1 1 0 7 20 29
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 13 5 2 5 4 29
HITACHI, LTD 5 6 6 9 1 27
INTUIT, INC. 2 3 7 8 7 27
PANASONIC CORPORATION 9 5 4 4 4 26
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 24 0 0 0 0 24
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 5 5 5 8 24
VMWARE, INC. 3 1 5 7 8 24
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 3 0 6 4 10 23
QUALCOMM, INC. 1 3 1 9 8 22
ALCATEL LUCENT 1 2 6 4 8 21
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 8 2 6 3 2 21
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 4 6 2 7 20
MCAFEE, INC. 3 4 1 9 3 20
NEC CORPORATION 0 2 3 7 8 20
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 19 0 1 0 0 20
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 3 6 6 19
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 1 2 7 9 19
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 10 17
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 7 6 4 0 0 17
EBAY INC. 2 0 2 6 7 17
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 2 0 6 7 17
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 1 2 8 6 17
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 5 1 1 6 3 16
XILINX, INC. 4 4 2 5 1 16
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 3 2 1 5 4 15
AVAYA INC. 1 4 2 5 3 15
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 1 5 7 15
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 1 3 7 4 15
NOVELL, INC. 4 3 3 3 2 15
YAHOO, INC. 1 3 3 3 5 15
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 2 6 2 1 3 14
ALTERA CORPORATION 1 3 5 2 2 13
BOEING COMPANY 0 1 4 4 4 13
NOKIA CORPORATION 2 1 5 3 2 13
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 4 2 4 2 1 13
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 6 2 4 0 1 13
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 2 10 12
CONCURIX CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 11 12
FUJITSU SEMICONDUCTOR LIMITED 2 4 1 3 2 12
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 1 3 6 12
SOFTWARE AG 0 0 4 2 6 12
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 1 0 3 7 11
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 1 2 0 5 3 11
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 2 0 1 8 11
LSI CORPORATION 1 1 2 4 3 11
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 1 3 4 3 11
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 2 2 1 4 2 11
SAS INSTITUTE, INC. 3 2 2 3 1 11
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 1 2 2 4 2 11
UNISYS CORPORATION 2 0 2 3 4 11
WIND RIVER SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 3 4 0 11
BMC SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 1 2 7 10
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 1 1 4 10
CYPRESS SEMICONDUCTOR CORP. 1 2 2 3 2 10
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 2 2 4 10
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 2 0 1 3 4 10
PARASOFT CORPORATION 0 4 2 2 2 10
SAP PORTALS ISRAEL LTD. 3 4 0 3 0 10
SIEBEL SYSTEMS, INC. 5 2 1 2 0 10
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 3 1 1 2 2 9
GREEN HILLS SOFTWARE, INC. 1 1 4 1 2 9
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 2 4 1 9
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 4 1 3 1 0 9
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 3 2 1 1 9
SIEMENS CORPORATION 1 3 0 4 1 9
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 2 1 1 3 2 9
APPCELERATOR, INC. 0 0 1 3 4 8
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 0 2 0 2 4 8
DENSO CORPORATION 2 3 0 3 0 8
DSPACE DIGITAL SIGNAL PROCESSING AND CONTROL ENGINEERING GMBH 1 0 0 3 4 8
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 1 1 5 1 8
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 4 4 8
NATIONAL TSING HUA UNIVERSITY 1 2 0 3 2 8
PARALLELS IP HOLDINGS GMBH 0 0 2 2 4 8
RAMCO SYSTEMS LIMITED 3 0 2 2 1 8
TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES LTD. 0 0 0 3 5 8
TREND MICRO, INC. 2 0 3 1 2 8
XEROX CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 2 8
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 2 0 2 1 2 7
ARM LIMITED 3 0 1 3 0 7
BEEK FUND B.V. L.L.C. 0 0 0 3 4 7
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 3 7
CATERPILLAR INC. 1 0 3 2 1 7
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 1 2 2 7
INFOSYS TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 1 0 3 3 0 7
KASPERSKY LAB, ZAO 2 0 2 0 3 7
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 4 1 1 1 0 7
NETAPP, INC. 2 1 4 0 0 7
SONATYPE, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 2 4 0 0 1 7
BORLAND SOFTWARE CORPORATION 4 0 0 2 0 6
BUSINESS OBJECTS SOFTWARE LTD. 0 3 0 1 2 6
CRAY INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
FLEXERA SOFTWARE LLC 0 0 0 6 0 6
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 0 0 3 2 6
IDENTIFY SOFTWARE LTD. 1 1 1 1 2 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 2 6
MUREX S.A.S. 0 1 3 1 1 6
OPENLOGIC, INC. 4 0 0 0 2 6
RED BEND LTD. 0 0 0 4 2 6
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 1 0 3 1 1 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 1 0 4 1 6
VERSIONONE, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 1 2 0 6
ZENPRISE, INC. 0 6 0 0 0 6
ABB RESEARCH LTD. 0 0 0 5 0 5
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
AMDOCS SOFTWARE SYSTEMS LIMITED 0 2 1 2 0 5
COVERITY, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
COVIA LABS, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
CRIMSON CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
DYNATRACE SOFTWARE GMBH 0 0 1 3 1 5
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 1 0 0 3 1 5
INTERACTIVE TKO, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 0 2 1 1 1 5
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 1 1 2 0 1 5
MEDIA DIRECT, INC. 0 0 1 0 4 5
MICRO FOCUS (US), INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
NCR CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 1 5
PILZ GMBH & CO. 0 0 1 1 3 5
REALIZATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 2 3 0 5
SONY ERICSSON MOBILE COMMUNICATIONS AB 1 1 1 2 0 5
TERADATA US, INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
TIBCO SOFTWARE INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
TILERA CORPORATION 0 0 4 1 0 5
TOPCODER, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
WIPRO LIMITED 1 0 3 1 0 5
WYSE TECHNOLOGY L.L.C. 0 1 0 1 3 5
XMOS LIMITED 0 0 0 2 3 5



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