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IFI CLAIMS® 2015 Top 50 US Patent Assignees

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RANK Grants Assignee Name Country
1 7355 International Business Machines Corp United States
2 5072 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd Korea
3 4134 Canon KK Japan
4 2900 Qualcomm Inc United States
5 2835 Google Inc United States
6 2627 Toshiba Corp Japan
7 2455 Sony Corp Japan
8 2242 LG Electronics Inc Korea
9 2048 Intel Corp United States
10 1956 Microsoft Technology Licensing LLC United States
11 1938 Apple Inc United States
12 1838 Samsung Display Co Ltd Korea
13 1774 Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co Taiwan
14 1757 General Electric Co United States
15 1627 Ricoh Co Ltd Japan
16 1620 Seiko Epson Corp Japan
17 1581 Toyota Motor Corp Japan
18 1474 Panasonic Intellectual Property Management Co Ltd Japan
19 1467 Fujitsu Ltd Japan
20 1407 Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson Sweden
21 1315 GM Global Technology Operations LLC United States
22 1304 Hewlett Packard Development Co LP United States
23 1187 Brother Kogyo KK Japan
24 1185 Ford Global Technologies LLC United States
25 1142 Robert Bosch GmbH Germany
26 1136 Amazon Technologies Inc United States
27 1129 Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd Japan
28 1085 Broadcom Corp United States
29 1083 Hon Hai Precision IndUnited Statestry Co Ltd Taiwan
30 1071 BlackBerry Ltd Canada
31 1031 Honda Motor Co Ltd Japan
32 1011 Siemens AG Germany
33 997 Sharp KK Japan
34 976 Boeing Co United States
35 961 Micron Technology Inc United States
36 960 Cisco Technology Inc United States
37 923 Koninklijke Philips NV Netherlands
38 896 Mitsubishi Electric Corp Japan
39 891 SK Hynix Inc Korea
40 885 AT&T Intellectual Property I LP United States
41 809 Xerox Corp United States
41 809 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute Korea
43 808 Texas Instruments Inc United States
44 800 Huawei Technologies Co Ltd China
45 792 NEC Corp Japan
46 778 Denso Corp Japan
47 747 FUJIFILM Corp Japan
48 746 Honeywell International Inc United States
49 745 Covidien LP United States
50 744 Hyundai Motor Co Korea

Rankings were compiled using the USPTO source-data by current company or assignee name on file at the USPTO.

Grant counts were based on data available as of January 16, 2016