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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 74 87 91 254 301 807
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 17 39 32 55 57 200
INTEL CORPORATION 25 38 26 41 34 164
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 13 31 35 43 35 157
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 20 30 29 18 97
HITACHI, LTD 3 11 13 26 27 80
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 6 17 10 13 19 65
VMWARE, INC. 3 5 6 22 21 57
FUJITSU LIMITED 1 1 4 9 34 49
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 2 3 6 13 18 42
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 6 3 9 7 8 33
EMC CORPORATION 2 3 4 7 13 29
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 18 8 0 0 0 26
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 10 4 8 3 25
NVIDIA CORPORATION 2 0 7 6 8 23
RED HAT, INC. 0 2 0 10 11 23
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 2 2 5 14 23
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 3 1 7 9 21
NEC CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 14 21
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 2 2 7 6 4 21
PANASONIC CORPORATION 1 3 6 2 7 19
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 3 2 4 8 17
NETAPP, INC. 1 1 1 4 9 16
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 1 3 4 8 16
APPLE, INC. 1 3 1 3 6 14
CA, INC. 0 0 0 5 9 14
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 6 7 14
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 3 4 2 3 13
GOOGLE, INC. 1 2 1 2 7 13
NOVELL, INC. 0 1 2 3 7 13
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 1 2 1 8 12
ARM LIMITED 1 2 0 3 6 12
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 0 0 2 5 5 12
MIPS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 7 3 2 0 12
SONY CORPORATION 0 5 0 3 4 12
ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES INC. 0 0 3 5 3 11
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 9 11
AVAYA INC. 2 2 0 3 4 11
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 1 2 3 5 11
PARALLELS IP HOLDINGS GMBH 0 0 0 3 8 11
TERADATA US, INC. 1 0 0 5 5 11
XEROX CORPORATION 0 1 2 7 1 11
AZUL SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 0 2 4 10
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 0 2 6 1 0 9
LSI CORPORATION 1 0 0 3 5 9
RED HAT ISRAEL, LTD. 0 0 0 2 7 9
THE MATH WORKS, INC. 1 0 1 5 2 9
NOKIA CORPORATION 3 0 2 3 0 8
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 2 0 0 4 2 8
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 3 4 1 0 0 8
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 3 3 7
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 0 0 2 3 2 7
ALCATEL LUCENT 1 1 0 2 2 6
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 2 1 1 2 6
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 0 0 0 6
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 0 2 2 6
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 1 0 2 3 6
QNX SOFTWARE SYSTEMS, LTD. 0 0 0 1 5 6
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 0 2 3 6
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 2 1 0 3 0 6
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 3 1 0 2 6
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 1 5
CRAY INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 0 2 3 5
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 3 2 5
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 2 1 0 2 0 5
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 0 0 2 3 5
MANAGEIQ, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 0 3 2 5
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 1 0 0 1 3 5



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