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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 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 135 158 135 173 201 802
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 110 122 143 182 226 783
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 55 63 63 99 135 415
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 32 41 45 59 101 278
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 41 46 44 55 39 225
MCAFEE, INC. 13 23 25 36 81 178
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 23 19 30 39 44 155
SONY CORPORATION 32 26 39 30 26 153
INTEL CORPORATION 16 28 21 38 47 150
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 3 13 21 40 55 132
TREND MICRO, INC. 7 18 29 30 45 129
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 12 15 21 37 36 121
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 7 14 12 30 56 119
GOOGLE, INC. 1 3 11 27 64 106
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 4 12 17 32 27 92
PANASONIC CORPORATION 14 20 21 17 20 92
EMC CORPORATION 5 9 13 20 37 84
FUJITSU LIMITED 12 14 19 16 23 84
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 7 9 20 20 21 77
NOKIA CORPORATION 19 5 15 13 16 68
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 4 9 5 23 24 65
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 3 8 10 19 24 64
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 5 9 9 21 19 63
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 4 8 13 17 20 62
ALCATEL LUCENT 5 5 15 15 19 59
HITACHI, LTD 6 13 14 14 12 59
NOVELL, INC. 8 21 11 8 11 59
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 9 10 15 8 16 58
KASPERSKY LAB, ZAO 10 4 8 13 19 54
APPLE, INC. 0 4 3 16 27 50
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 2 4 8 10 26 50
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 2 4 4 11 27 48
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 2 4 10 16 15 47
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 12 15 12 8 47
SAP AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 10 1 13 18 47
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 2 5 12 14 10 43
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 1 0 1 8 31 41
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 7 8 11 15 41
HUAWEI TECHNOLOGIES CO., LTD. 0 4 7 11 19 41
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 8 8 7 16 40
AVAYA INC. 2 5 10 14 9 40
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 4 10 26 40
NEC CORPORATION 6 4 2 12 15 39
RED HAT, INC. 0 1 5 11 22 39
FORTINET, INC. 1 7 8 12 9 37
NTT DOCOMO, INC. 3 11 8 9 5 36
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 4 10 19 33
LENOVO (SINGAPORE) PTE LTD 5 9 3 7 9 33
LG ELECTRONICS INC. 3 8 7 5 8 31
KONICA MINOLTA BUSINESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 3 15 9 28
QUALCOMM, INC. 2 2 8 5 11 28
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 1 7 2 7 10 27
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 22 4 0 0 0 26
YAHOO, INC. 2 4 4 1 14 25
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 0 3 3 6 12 24
DELL PRODUCTS, L.P. 2 3 4 6 9 24
SALESFORCE.COM, INC. 0 1 0 1 22 24
AOL LLC 5 4 8 4 2 23
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 4 3 8 7 23
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 5 4 4 6 4 23
CA, INC. 0 0 0 8 14 22
INTERTRUST TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 0 4 3 7 8 22
NETAPP, INC. 4 1 10 5 2 22
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 4 12 4 0 1 21
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 1 3 7 10 21
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 2 1 2 9 7 21
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 4 2 4 5 6 21
VMWARE, INC. 0 4 4 6 6 20
EBAY INC. 1 2 4 5 7 19
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA (SHARP CORPORATION) 0 3 1 6 9 19
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 5 12 1 0 0 18
BOEING COMPANY 1 1 6 4 6 18
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 1 4 4 0 9 18
SONICWALL, INC. 1 3 3 6 5 18
TELECOM ITALIA S.P.A. 1 0 3 4 10 18
WEBROOT SOFTWARE, INC. 3 1 3 4 7 18
BLACKBERRY LIMITED 0 0 0 0 17 17
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 2 2 0 6 6 16
FOUNDRY NETWORKS, INC. 3 4 2 4 3 16
GEMALTO SA 0 2 3 5 6 16
INTUIT, INC. 1 0 1 4 10 16
XEROX CORPORATION 4 3 3 3 3 16
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 7 5 2 0 0 14
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 0 1 4 5 14
MOTOROLA-MOBILITY, INC. 0 1 3 1 9 14
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 2 1 5 6 14
SANDISK TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 1 5 8 14
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 2 1 10 13
RIVERBED TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 6 1 1 5 13
SOPHOS LIMITED 0 0 1 6 6 13
ZSCALER, INC. 0 0 1 4 8 13
F5 NETWORKS, INC., 1 2 1 2 6 12
FACEBOOK, INC. 0 0 0 5 7 12
FRANCE TELECOM 1 5 0 3 3 12
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 2 2 2 5 1 12
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 1 0 2 6 3 12
LOOKOUT, INC. 0 0 3 1 8 12
NXP B.V. 3 3 0 3 3 12
A10 NETWORKS INC. 0 1 1 4 5 11
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 4 6 1 11
FIREEYE, INC. 0 0 1 2 8 11
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 0 1 0 3 7 11
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 3 4 3 1 11
ROVI SOLUTIONS CORPORATION 0 1 4 1 5 11
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 2 1 4 2 11
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 0 6 2 1 2 11
ARCSIGHT, INC. 3 6 1 0 0 10
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 1 1 2 4 2 10
NAGRAVISION S.A. 0 0 3 5 2 10
NIPPON TELEGRAPH & TELEPHONE CORP. 1 4 0 2 3 10
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 0 0 7 1 2 10
SOFTEX INCORPORATED 0 0 0 7 3 10
SYMBOL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 2 1 3 3 10
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 1 2 2 5 10
VERIZON CORPORATE SERVICES GROUP INC. 1 3 4 1 1 10
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 0 1 6 1 2 10
ABSOLUTE SOFTWARE CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 5 9
BRITISH TELECOMMUNICATION, PLC 2 2 0 1 4 9
DIGIMARC CORPORATION 2 1 0 3 3 9
FMR LLC 0 2 0 0 7 9
IMPERVA, INC 0 2 3 1 3 9
MUSIC PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC. 0 0 1 5 3 9
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 2 2 3 9
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 2 1 4 0 2 9
ARCHITECTURE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 2 0 2 3 8
CHINA IWNCOMM CO. LTD 0 0 0 4 4 8
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD. 0 1 1 2 4 8
INFOEXPRESS, INC. 1 0 1 3 3 8
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 2 1 3 2 8
MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 4 4 8
NDS LIMITED 1 2 2 3 0 8
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 2 2 0 2 2 8
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 1 1 2 3 1 8
ZTE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 8 8
AIRDEFENSE, INC. 1 1 2 3 0 7
ARM LIMITED 1 1 1 1 3 7
AVENTAIL CORPORATION, A WHOLLY OWNED SUBSIDIARY OF SONICWALL, INC. 0 3 0 0 4 7
CHECK POINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 1 1 2 0 7
CHECKPOINT SOFTWARE TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 2 2 3 7
CONTENTGUARD HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 0 1 5 7
ELWHA LLC 0 0 0 0 7 7
F-SECURE OYJ 1 0 0 2 4 7
FEITIAN TECHNOLOGIES CO. LTD. 0 0 0 2 5 7
INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH INSTITUTE, TAIWAN 2 2 1 1 1 7
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 2 0 2 2 1 7
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 0 2 1 3 1 7
LSI CORPORATION 0 3 0 1 3 7
MASTERCARD INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 2 4 7
MITSUBISHI DENKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 1 4 2 7
MU DYNAMICS, INC. 0 0 2 4 1 7
NARUS, INC. 1 2 1 0 3 7
OKIDATA CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 4 7
SILVERBROOK RESEARCH PTY. LTD 1 1 4 1 0 7
TELCORDIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 2 4 7
VARONIS SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
VOLTAGE SECURITY, INC. 0 2 2 1 2 7
ALIBABA GROUP HOLDING LIMITED 0 0 0 0 6 6
AT&T CORP. 3 3 0 0 0 6
BRIDGEWATER SYSTEMS CORP. 0 0 0 4 2 6
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP 1 0 1 1 3 6
CERTES NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
CORE SDI, INCORPORATED 0 2 0 1 3 6
CRIMSON CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 3 6
DAON HOLDINGS LIMITED 0 2 1 0 3 6
DELL MARKETING USA, L.P. 3 1 1 0 1 6
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 1 0 4 6
ENTERASYS NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
EXTREME NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 0 2 2 6
FINJAN, INC. 0 1 3 2 0 6
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 1 3 2 0 6
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 1 1 2 2 6
IMATION CORP. 0 0 0 2 4 6
IRONPORT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 5 1 0 0 6
NEXTLABS, INC. 0 0 1 1 4 6
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 5 0 1 0 0 6
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 0 1 1 4 6
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 0 0 5 1 6
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 0 1 2 1 2 6
QURIO HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
RPX CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 6 6
SANDISK IL LTD. 0 0 0 2 4 6
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 1 1 0 1 3 6
SKYBOX SECURITY, INC. 0 0 0 3 3 6
SOFTWARE AG 0 0 1 3 2 6
SOURCEFIRE, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
STMICROELECTRONICS S.A. 1 2 2 0 1 6
TRUSTWAVE HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 3 1 2 6
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 0 1 1 3 6
WEBSENSE, INC. 0 0 2 0 4 6
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 1 4 1 0 6
YAMAHA CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 3 6
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
ANGEL SECURE NETWORKS, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
AUBURN UNIVERSITY 0 1 1 2 1 5
CITICORP DEVELOPMENT CENTER, INC. 0 1 1 3 0 5
CPACKET NETWORKS INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
CYBERSOFT, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 5
DEUTSCHE TELEKOM AG 0 0 2 1 2 5
DIGITAL DOORS, INC. 1 2 0 1 1 5
DIGITAL REG OF TEXAS, LLC 0 0 2 1 2 5
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 1 2 1 1 5
GEORGE MASON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
GUARDIAN DATA STORAGE, LLC 1 1 1 2 0 5
HARRIS CORP. 0 2 0 3 0 5
HARRIS TECHNOLOGY, LLC 1 0 2 1 1 5
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 2 2 0 1 5
INSTITUTE FOR INFORMATION INDUSTRY 0 0 0 1 4 5
KYOCERA CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 2 5
KYOCERA MITA CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 1 5
LENOVO (BEIJING) LIMITED 0 0 0 3 2 5
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
NEW JERSEY INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 2 2 1 5
NOKIA SIEMENS NETWORKS OY 2 1 0 0 2 5
PORTAUTHORITY TECHNOLOGIES INC. 3 1 0 1 0 5
RADWARE LTD. 1 2 0 0 2 5
RUCKUS WIRELESS, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
SCENERA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 2 0 2 0 5
SECURE COMPUTING CORPORATION 5 0 0 0 0 5
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
TIME WARNER INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 0 3 2 0 0 5
VERISIGN, INC. 0 1 0 0 4 5
VIACCESS 1 2 1 0 1 5
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. 1 0 1 2 1 5
WHITEHAT SECURITY, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5



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