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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 726, Information Security

( 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 122 143 182 226 302 975
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 158 135 173 200 223 889
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 63 63 99 135 148 508
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 41 45 59 101 110 356
MCAFEE, INC. 23 25 36 81 84 249
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 46 44 55 39 64 248
GOOGLE, INC. 3 11 27 64 89 194
INTEL CORPORATION 28 21 38 47 58 192
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 13 21 40 55 55 184
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 14 12 30 56 69 181
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 19 30 39 44 43 175
EMC CORPORATION 9 13 20 37 79 158
TREND MICRO, INC. 18 29 30 45 29 151
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 15 21 37 36 40 149
SONY CORPORATION 26 39 30 26 23 144
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 12 17 32 27 32 120
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 9 20 20 21 41 111
FUJITSU LIMITED 14 19 16 23 31 103
PANASONIC CORPORATION 20 21 17 20 22 100
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 4 8 10 26 42 90
APPLE, INC. 4 3 16 27 39 89
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 4 10 26 47 87
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 4 10 19 53 86
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 9 5 23 24 25 86
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 1 8 31 41 81
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 8 10 19 24 20 81
ALCATEL LUCENT 5 15 15 19 25 79
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 9 9 21 19 20 78
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 4 4 11 27 32 78
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 17 58 75
BROADCOM CORPORATION 7 8 11 15 32 73
KASPERSKY LAB, ZAO 4 8 13 19 27 71
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 10 15 8 16 21 70
NOKIA CORPORATION 5 15 13 16 20 69
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 10 1 13 18 26 68
NOVELL, INC. 21 11 8 11 12 63
RED HAT, INC. 1 5 11 22 24 63
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 8 13 17 20 2 60
FORTINET, INC. 7 8 12 9 23 59
HITACHI, LTD 13 14 14 12 6 59
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 8 8 7 16 19 58
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 4 7 11 19 16 57
NEC CORPORATION 4 2 12 15 24 57
AVAYA INC. 5 10 14 9 16 54
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 4 10 16 15 9 54
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 12 15 12 8 6 53
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 5 12 14 10 7 48
QUALCOMM, INC. 2 8 5 11 20 46
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 1 0 1 22 18 42
EBAY INC. 2 4 5 7 22 40
FACEBOOK, INC. 0 0 5 7 28 40
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 8 7 5 8 12 40
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 3 3 6 12 14 38
CA, INC. 0 0 8 14 16 38
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 3 4 6 9 13 35
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 11 8 9 5 2 35
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 15 9 5 33
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 9 3 7 9 4 32
YAHOO, INC. 4 4 1 14 9 32
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 4 3 8 7 9 31
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 7 2 7 10 5 31
VMWARE, INC. 4 4 6 6 11 31
BOEING COMPANY 1 6 4 6 13 30
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 1 3 7 10 8 29
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 1 2 9 7 10 29
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 4 4 0 9 10 27
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 2 1 10 14 27
SONICWALL, INC. 3 3 6 5 10 27
INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 4 3 7 8 4 26
GEMALTO SA 2 3 5 6 9 25
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 2 4 5 6 7 24
ELWHA LLC 0 0 0 7 16 23
F-SECURE OYJ 0 0 2 4 16 22
NETAPP, INC. 1 10 5 2 4 22
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 3 1 6 9 3 22
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 4 4 6 4 4 22
ZTE CORPORATION 0 0 0 8 14 22
AOL LLC 4 8 4 2 3 21
INTUIT, INC. 0 1 4 10 6 21
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 1 3 1 9 7 21
SOPHOS LIMITED 0 1 6 6 8 21
ZSCALER, INC. 0 1 4 8 8 21
FIREEYE, INC. 0 1 2 8 8 19
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 1 2 2 5 9 19
CHINA IWNCOMM CO. LTD 0 0 4 4 10 18
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 12 4 0 1 1 18
LOOKOUT, INC. 0 3 1 8 6 18
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 2 1 5 6 4 18
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 1 5 8 4 18
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 0 3 4 10 1 18
XEROX CORPORATION 3 3 3 3 6 18
A10 NETWORKS INC. 1 1 4 5 6 17
FRANCE TELECOM 5 0 3 3 6 17
WEBROOT SOFTWARE, INC. 1 3 4 7 2 17
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 2 0 6 6 2 16
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 4 6 1 5 16
RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 1 1 5 3 16
F5 NETWORKS, INC., 2 1 2 6 4 15
NXP B.V. 3 0 3 3 6 15
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, INC. 4 2 4 3 1 14
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 0 3 7 3 14
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 4 5 4 14
NAGRAVISION S.A. 0 3 5 2 4 14
NVIDIA CORPORATION 3 4 3 1 3 14
ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE CORPORATION 1 1 2 5 4 13
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 12 1 0 0 0 13
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 2 0 1 4 6 13
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP 0 1 1 3 8 13
IMPERVA, INC 2 3 1 3 4 13
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 2 1 3 1 6 13
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED 0 0 0 6 6 12
CHECKPOINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 2 2 3 5 12
CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. 1 0 1 5 5 12
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 1 0 4 6 12
FMR LLC 2 0 0 7 3 12
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 2 2 5 1 2 12
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 1 1 4 6 12
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 1 4 1 5 1 12
SAMSUNG SDS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 10 12
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 0 7 1 2 2 12
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 1 4 2 3 12
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 6 2 1 2 1 12
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 1 1 2 4 3 11
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 1 2 4 2 2 11
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 2 6 3 0 11
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 2 1 3 2 3 11
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 4 4 3 11
NEXTLABS, INC. 0 1 1 4 5 11
TELCORDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 2 4 4 11
TRUSTWAVE HOLDINGS, INC. 0 3 1 2 5 11
VARONIS SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 1 6 4 11
VERISIGN, INC. 1 0 0 4 6 11
VERIZON CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP INC. 3 4 1 1 2 11
DIGIMARC CORPORATION 1 0 3 3 3 10
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 0 0 2 5 3 10
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 1 3 2 0 4 10
FUTUREWEI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 8 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 1 2 2 4 10
HEADWATER PARTNERS I LLC 0 0 0 1 9 10
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS N.V. 0 0 0 3 7 10
KYOCERA DOCUMENT SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 3 1 6 10
MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 2 4 3 10
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 4 0 2 3 1 10
PALO ALTO NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 4 6 10
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 2 0 2 2 4 10
SANDISK IL LTD. 0 0 2 4 4 10
SOFTEX INCORPORATED 0 0 7 3 0 10
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 3 3 1 10
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 1 6 1 2 0 10
AHNLAB, INC. 0 0 1 1 7 9
ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 0 2 3 2 9
BITDEFENDER IPR MANAGEMENT LTD. 0 0 1 2 6 9
CLEVERSAFE, INC. 0 0 0 2 7 9
EMPIRE TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT LLC 0 0 1 0 8 9
IMATION CORP. 0 0 2 4 3 9
INFOEXPRESS, INC. 0 1 3 3 2 9
LSI CORPORATION 3 0 1 3 2 9
MUSIC PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC. 0 1 5 3 0 9
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 0 3 4 2 9
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 1 4 0 2 2 9
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 1 2 3 1 2 9
WHITEHAT SECURITY, INC. 0 1 2 2 4 9
AUTHENTIFY, INC. 0 0 0 2 6 8
BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS CORP. 0 0 4 2 2 8
COMCAST CABLE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 1 7 8
CRIMSON CORPORATION 0 0 3 3 2 8
DAON HOLDINGS LIMITED 2 1 0 3 2 8
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 1 2 1 1 3 8
HARRIS CORP. 2 0 3 0 3 8
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 4 2 1 8
PHISON ELECTRONIC CORP. 0 1 2 1 4 8
QURIO HOLDINGS, INC. 1 3 1 1 2 8
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 2 3 1 8
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 4 8
WEBSENSE, INC. 0 2 0 4 2 8
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 1 1 1 0 4 7
AIRBUS OPERATIONS S.A.S. 0 0 1 2 4 7
AKAMAI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 7
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 5 2 0 0 0 7
ARCSIGHT, INC. 6 1 0 0 0 7
ARUBA NETWORKS, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
AVENTAIL CORPORATION, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF SONICWALL, INC. 3 0 0 4 0 7
CITICORP DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. 1 1 3 0 2 7
CLOUDFLARE, INC. 0 0 0 3 4 7
FINJAN, INC. 1 3 2 0 1 7
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 0 1 0 0 6 7
HARRIS TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 2 1 1 3 7
IBOSS INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION INDUSTRY 0 0 1 4 2 7
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC 0 1 0 2 4 7
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 0 3 2 2 7
MOBILE IRON, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
MU DYNAMICS, INC. 0 2 4 1 0 7
NARUS, INC. 2 1 0 3 1 7
NCR CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 3 7
NDS LIMITED 2 2 3 0 0 7
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 2 2 1 2 7
OWL COMPUTING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 7
SKYBOX SECURITY, INC. 0 0 3 3 1 7
SOFTWARE AG 0 1 3 2 1 7
VOLTAGE SECURITY, INC. 2 2 1 2 0 7
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. 0 1 2 1 3 7
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 1 2 1 1 1 6
AIRDEFENSE, INC. 1 2 3 0 0 6
ARM LIMITED 1 1 1 3 0 6
BMC SOFTWARE, INC. 0 1 0 3 2 6
BUNDESDRUCKEREI GMBH 0 0 1 1 4 6
CENTURYLINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
CERTES NETWORKS, INC. 0 2 2 2 0 6
CORE SDI, INCORPORATED 2 0 1 3 0 6
CREDIBILITY CORP. 0 0 0 1 5 6
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 0 2 1 2 1 6
DIGITAL REG OF TEXAS, LLC 0 2 1 2 1 6
EXTREME NETWORKS, INC. 1 0 2 2 1 6
INTERDIGITAL PATENT HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
IRONPORT SYSTEMS, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 1 6
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 1 0 3 1 1 6
MEDIA RIGHTS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 3 2 6
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 3 6
OBERTHUR TECHNOLOGIES 0 0 0 2 4 6
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 0 5 1 0 6
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 1 2 1 2 0 6
ROCKSTAR CONSORTIUM US LP 0 0 1 3 2 6
RPX CORPORATION 0 0 0 6 0 6
RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
SCHWEITZER ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, INC. 2 0 2 0 2 6
SEVEN NETWORKS, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 1 4 1 0 0 6
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT INC. 1 2 1 0 2 6
SOURCEFIRE, INC. 1 1 2 1 1 6
SUNGKYUNKWAN UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION FOR CORPORATE COLLABORATION 0 1 2 1 2 6
TENABLE NETWORK SECURITY, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
TENCENT TECHNOLOGY (SHENZHEN) COMPANY LIMITED 0 1 0 1 4 6
THERAP SERVICES, LLC 0 0 1 3 2 6
TUFIN SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
UNILOC LUXEMBOURG S.A. 0 0 1 2 3 6
UNISYS CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 4 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 3 2 0 0 1 6
VISA INTERNATIONAL SERVICE ASSOCIATION 0 0 1 3 2 6
WATCHGUARD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 1 3 6
WAYPORT, INC. 1 0 3 0 2 6
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 1 4 1 0 0 6
WYSE TECHNOLOGY L.L.C. 0 0 0 2 4 6
YAMAHA CORPORATION 1 0 2 3 0 6
ALAXALA NETWORKS CORPORATION 2 0 1 0 2 5
AUBURN UNIVERSITY 1 1 2 1 0 5
AVG NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 0 1 0 4 5
BLUE COAT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 0 3 5
CABLE TELEVISION LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
CHENGDU HUAWEI SYMANTEC TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 0 0 2 3 5
CPACKET NETWORKS INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
DASIENT, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
DEVICESCAPE SOFTWARE INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
DIGITAL DOORS, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5
ECHOSTAR TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C. 0 0 2 1 2 5
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 2 2 0 0 1 5
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 2 2 0 1 0 5
HYTRUST, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
IMPRIVATA, INC. 0 1 2 0 2 5
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 1 1 1 0 5
INFOSYS LIMITED 0 0 0 2 3 5
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 0 2 2 1 0 5
KONICA MINOLTA HOLDINGS, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 2 0 2 5
LUMENSION SECURITY, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
MARVELL WORLD TRADE LTD. 0 0 0 0 5 5
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
NOKIA SOLUTIONS AND NETWORKS OY 0 0 0 0 5 5
PARALLELS IP HOLDINGS GMBH 0 0 1 1 3 5
PHANTOM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
RADWARE LTD. 2 0 0 2 1 5
SCA IPLA HOLDINGS INC. 0 1 3 0 1 5
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 1 0 1 3 0 5
SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA LLC 0 0 1 1 3 5
SRI INTERNATIONAL 0 1 1 1 2 5
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 2 2 0 1 0 5
TEKELEC, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 2 2 0 5
THE DIRECTV GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
TIME WARNER INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 5
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 1 1 3 0 5
VIACCESS 2 1 0 1 1 5
VISA U.S.A., INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
XILINX, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5



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