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IFI CLAIMS® 2012 Top 50 US Patent Assignees

Rankings were compiled using the USPTO source-data by current company or assignee name on file at the USPTO. IFI uses a rigorous name standardization process to improve the accuracy of our data and portfolio counts for over 5800 patent assignees.

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Rank Grants Assignee Name Country
1 6478 International Business Machines Corp (View Snapshot Report) United States
2 5081 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KR Korea
3 3174 Canon K K JP (View Snapshot Report) Japan
4 3032 Sony Corp JP Japan
5 2769 Panasonic Corp JP Japan
6 2613 Microsoft Corp United States
7 2447 Toshiba Corp JP Japan
8 2013 Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TW Taiwan
9 1652 General Electric Co United States
10 1624 LG Electronics Inc KR Korea
11 1535 Fujitsu Ltd JP Japan
12 1461 Seiko Epson Corp JP Japan
13 1436 Hitachi Ltd JP Japan
14 1410 Ricoh Co Ltd JP Japan
15 1394 Hewlett-Packard Development Co L P United States
16 1377 GM Global Technology Operations LLC United States
17 1292 QUALCOMM Inc United States
18 1290 Intel Corp United States
19 1285 Toyota Jidosha K K JP Japan
20 1157 Broadcom Corp United States
21 1151 Google Inc United States
22 1136 Apple Inc United States
23 1132 Honda Motor Co Ltd JP Japan
24 1118 Sharp K K JP Japan
25 1050 Xerox Corp United States
26 1039 Renesas Electronics Corp JP Japan
27 1033 Fujifilm Corp JP Japan
28 1012 Brother Kogyo K K JP Japan
29 986 Research In Motion Ltd CA Canada
30 977 Siemens AG DE Germany
31 951 Cisco Technology Inc United States
32 913 Micron Technology Inc United States
33 886 AT&T Intellectual Property I L P United States
34 861 Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd JP Japan
35 843 Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson SE Sweden
36 830 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N V NL Netherlands
37 829 Texas Instruments Inc United States
38 823 NEC Corp JP Japan
39 815 Honeywell International Inc United States
40 782 Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (Shenzhen) Co Ltd CN China
41 765 Denso Corp JP Japan
42 748 Bosch, Robert GmbH DE Germany
43 747 SK Hynix Inc KR Korea
44 696 Mitsubishi Denki K K JP Japan
45 686 Fuji Xerox Co Ltd JP Japan
46 673 Boeing Co The United States
47 664 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute KR Korea
48 650 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TW Taiwan
49 636 Alcatel-Lucent FR France
50 626 LG Display Co Ltd KR Korea