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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

EXTENDED YEAR SET - Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 1969 - 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 346, Recorders

( 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 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 14 10 19 16 16 15 7 10 11 8 4 9 6 2 3 4 6 4 7 6 5 4 3 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 200
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 5 7 7 10 7 13 15 18 9 5 6 3 2 4 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 126
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 6 3 1 0 7 6 2 3 3 11 8 1 0 0 0 12 15 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 88
XEROX CORPORATION 0 1 1 4 1 3 1 4 7 5 2 1 2 2 4 0 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 56
HONEYWELL INC. 3 1 5 8 5 5 1 3 1 1 4 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 0 0 1 2 2 2 3 2 0 2 5 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 3 6 0 4 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
TOSHIBA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 3 3 4 3 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 28
ALPS ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 9 4 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27
KIENZLE APPARATE GMBH 1 3 5 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
FUJI PHOTO FILM CO., LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 22
RCA CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 4 3 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
LEEDS + NORTHRUP COMPANY 6 1 2 1 4 0 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
RICOH COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
CALCOMP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 1 2 3 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
GRAPHIC CONTROLS CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
HITACHI, LTD 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
ALDEN RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 5 1 2 0 0 0 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
BELL + HOWELL COMPANY 0 0 2 5 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 4 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 1 0 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3 2 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
MINNESOTA MINING AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
MUTOH INDUSTRY LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
SMITHKLINE BECKMAN CORPORATION 2 0 1 2 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
AMANO CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
IWATSU ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
SANDERS ASSOCIATES INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
YOKOGAWA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
AM INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 3 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
SIMPLEX TIME RECORDER COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
U.S. PHILIPS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
KOH-I-NOOR RAPIDOGRAPH INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
NCR CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
TEKTRONIX INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
AM INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AMERICAN HOME PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ASAHI KOGAKU KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SEIKOSHA CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
TOKYO ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
VARIAN ASSOCIATES, INC. 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
BAUSCH & LOMB, INC. 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
BULL S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
COMPAGNIE INTERNATIONALE POUR L'INFORMATIQUE CII-HONEYWELL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ESTERLINE CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
EXXON RESEARCH + ENGINEERING CO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
FOXBORO COMPANY 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MAGNAVOX COMPANY 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MINOLTA CAMERA CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
THOMSON-CSF 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ADVANCED COLOR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DENNISON MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
GERBER GARMENT TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
GERBER SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
OCE GRAPHICS FRANCE, S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
OKI ELECTRIC INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PERKIN-ELMER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PITNEY-BOWES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
POLAROID CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
YOKOGAWA HOKUSHIN ELECTRIC CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ZETA RESEARCH INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5



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