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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 725, Interactive Video Distribution 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
SONY CORPORATION 42 64 76 86 111 379
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 35 54 64 64 94 311
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 8 18 28 85 119 258
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 61 53 38 35 38 225
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 15 31 36 45 47 174
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 9 24 27 48 39 147
UNITED VIDEO PROPERTIES, INC. 14 17 27 26 45 129
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 10 19 23 16 24 92
PANASONIC CORPORATION 17 23 11 15 16 82
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 5 14 26 12 23 80
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 3 5 18 51 77
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 10 14 21 16 12 73
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 7 15 11 18 17 68
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 15 8 8 15 14 60
GOOGLE, INC. 1 3 8 16 31 59
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 7 10 7 10 20 54
PERSONALIZED MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C. 0 29 9 2 8 48
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 16 13 11 3 4 47
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. 0 0 1 12 32 45
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 6 10 8 13 8 45
INTEL CORPORATION 3 5 12 8 16 44
COX COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 7 8 9 9 9 42
BROADCOM CORPORATION 4 5 7 8 15 39
TIVO, INC. 2 6 6 12 13 39
COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC 6 12 9 4 5 36
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 2 3 9 4 15 33
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 6 8 6 9 3 32
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 4 6 2 8 11 31
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 1 6 9 11 27
STARSIGHT TELECAST, INC. 7 3 3 6 7 26
ARRIS GROUP, INC. 0 4 3 14 4 25
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 0 4 7 4 10 25
JLB VENTURES LLC 2 3 4 7 7 23
OPENTV, INC. 5 2 9 3 3 22
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 2 2 3 3 11 21
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 4 3 6 3 3 19
NOKIA CORPORATION 6 4 0 4 4 18
NDS LIMITED 2 5 5 3 2 17
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC 0 0 0 0 17 17
TVWORKS, LLC 1 2 3 3 8 17
HITACHI, LTD 2 7 1 2 4 16
NEC CORPORATION 3 0 2 6 5 16
PRIME RESEARCH ALLIANCE E., INC. 2 3 6 3 2 16
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 3 1 3 3 6 16
STARZ ENTERTAINMENT GROUP LLC 1 5 5 1 4 16
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 1 2 5 8 16
TOUCHTUNES MUSIC CORPORATION 1 2 4 6 3 16
ERICSSON TELEVISION INC. 0 1 3 4 7 15
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 1 1 13 15
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 3 4 5 3 15
VISIBLE WORLD, INC. 1 1 10 2 1 15
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 2 3 6 14
ROVI GUIDES, INC. 0 0 2 4 8 14
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. 6 8 0 0 0 14
SLING MEDIA, INC. 0 3 6 2 3 14
CENTURYLINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 0 0 0 3 10 13
YAHOO, INC. 0 3 1 6 3 13
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 1 1 3 6 11
FUJITSU LIMITED 1 1 2 4 3 11
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 3 1 2 1 4 11
COMCAST CABLE HOLDINGS, LLC 1 1 2 3 3 10
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 2 1 1 3 3 10
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 1 3 0 5 9
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 4 5 0 0 9
BOEING COMPANY 1 3 3 1 0 8
CABLE TELEVISION LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 6 8
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 0 5 3 8
INDEX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 1 5 0 8
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 1 1 2 3 1 8
KOPLAR INTERACTIVE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL LLC 3 1 3 0 1 8
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 0 0 0 8 8
PPC BROADBAND, INC. 0 0 0 0 8 8
QURIO HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 8
SANYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 4 0 1 2 1 8
SYNCBAK, INC. 0 0 0 8 0 8
TIME WARNER INTERACTIVE VIDEO GROUP, INC. 2 4 2 0 0 8
AOL LLC 1 1 1 2 2 7
APPLE, INC. 0 1 2 2 2 7
ARRIS ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
INTERVAL LICENSING LLC 0 1 1 3 2 7
INVIDI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 2 1 3 0 7
PURPLECOMM, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
SONY EUROPE LIMITED 0 0 2 2 3 7
ARRIS SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
DIGIMARC CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 4 6
GEMSTAR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 1 6
NAGRAVISION S.A. 0 1 2 1 2 6
PENTAX OF AMERICA, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INC. 0 0 0 2 4 6
SONY UNITED KINGDOM LIMITED 0 1 2 3 0 6
STMICROELECTRONICS, LTD. 0 3 1 0 2 6
AT& T KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. 0 3 2 0 0 5
ATI TECHNOLOGIES ULC 0 0 2 1 2 5
AUDIOVOX CORPORATION 1 0 0 4 0 5
CORPORATE MEDIA PARTNERS D/B/A AMERICAST 1 2 1 1 0 5
DISH NETWORK L.L.C. 0 0 1 2 2 5
ELDON TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 0 0 3 2 5
GATEWAY 2000, INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
GUEST TEK INTERACTIVE ENTERTAINMENT LTD. 0 0 0 1 4 5
KEEN PERSONAL MEDIA, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
LSI CORPORATION 1 3 0 1 0 5
MITSUBISHI DIGITAL ELECTRONICS AMERICA, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
NXP B.V. 2 0 2 1 0 5
REDMERE TECHNOLOGY LTD. 0 1 3 1 0 5
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 3 1 0 1 5
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 1 5
TP LAB INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5



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