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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 718, Virtual Machine Task or Process Management or Task Management/Control (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems)

( 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 87 91 254 301 316 1049
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 39 32 56 57 68 252
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 31 35 43 35 39 183
INTEL CORPORATION 38 26 41 34 34 173
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 20 30 29 18 10 107
HITACHI, LTD 11 13 26 27 22 99
VMWARE, INC. 5 6 22 21 34 88
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 17 10 13 19 25 84
FUJITSU LIMITED 1 4 9 34 33 81
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 3 6 13 18 16 56
EMC CORPORATION 3 4 7 13 15 42
NEC CORPORATION 1 1 4 14 17 37
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 3 9 7 8 8 35
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 2 2 5 14 11 34
RED HAT, INC. 2 0 10 11 10 33
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 1 3 4 8 17 33
QUALCOMM, INC. 3 2 4 8 12 29
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 3 1 7 9 8 28
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 7 6 8 5 26
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 10 4 8 3 1 26
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 9 14 25
PANASONIC CORPORATION 3 6 2 7 7 25
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 2 7 15 24
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 1 2 1 8 11 23
NETAPP, INC. 1 1 4 9 8 23
GOOGLE, INC. 2 1 2 7 10 22
CA, INC. 0 0 5 9 7 21
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 6 7 6 20
NOVELL, INC. 1 2 3 7 6 19
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 2 7 6 4 0 19
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 3 5 10 18
ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES INC. 0 3 5 3 6 17
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 2 3 5 6 17
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 2 2 11 15
PARALLELS IP HOLDINGS GMBH 0 0 3 8 4 15
SONY CORPORATION 5 0 3 4 3 15
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 0 1 5 2 7 15
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 4 2 3 2 14
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 2 5 5 2 14
APPLE, INC. 3 1 3 6 0 13
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 7 3 2 0 1 13
AVAYA INC. 2 0 3 4 3 12
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 4 2 6 12
TERADATA US, INC. 0 0 5 5 2 12
XEROX CORPORATION 1 2 7 1 1 12
ARM LIMITED 2 0 3 6 0 11
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 0 0 3 8 11
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 3 4 10
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 2 3 5 10
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 1 0 2 3 4 10
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 0 2 3 4 10
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 2 6 1 0 0 9
MANAGEIQ, INC. 0 0 2 3 4 9
ALCATEL LUCENT 1 0 2 2 3 8
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 2 1 1 2 2 8
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 1 2 5 8
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 0 0 0 2 6 8
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 8 0 0 0 0 8
AZUL SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 4 0 7
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 3 4 7
BROADCOM CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 2 7
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 0 2 3 2 0 7
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 0 1 2 4 7
QNX SOFTWARE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 0 1 5 1 7
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 0 1 3 3 7
EMBOTICS CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 0 2 2 1 6
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 3 2 1 6
NOKIA CORPORATION 0 2 3 0 1 6
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 2 0 4 6
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 3 1 0 2 0 6
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 0 2 0 3 5
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 2 0 1 2 0 5
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 1 5
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
BMC SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
COMMVAULT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 5
EBAY INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 3 2 0 5
JOYENT, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 0 2 3 0 5
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
MCAFEE, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORP. 0 0 1 1 3 5
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 5
THROUGHPUTER, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
TOYOTA JIDOSHA K.K. 0 1 1 2 1 5
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 0 0 2 3 5
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 2 0 3 5
YAHOO, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5



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