IFI CLAIMS 2011 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 3000 patent assignees.

Rank Grants Assignee Rank
1 6,180 International Business Machines Corp
2 4,894 Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KR
3 2,821 Canon K K JP
4 2,559 Panasonic Corp JP
5 2,483 Toshiba Corp JP
6 2,311 Microsoft Corp
7 2,286 Sony Corp JP
8 1,533 Seiko Epson Corp JP
9 1,514 Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TW
10 1,465 Hitachi Ltd JP
11 1,448 General Electric Co
12 1,411 LG Electronics Inc KR
13 1,391 Fujitsu Ltd JP
14 1,308 Hewlett-Packard Development Co L P
15 1,248 Ricoh Co Ltd JP
16 1,244 Intel Corp
17 1,164 Broadcom Corp
18 1,095 GM Global Technology Operations LLC
19 1,005 Renesas Electronics Corp JP
20 997 Honda Motor Co Ltd JP
21 994 Toyota Jidosha K K JP
22 980 Cisco Technology Inc
23 971 Fujifilm Corp JP
24 947 Micron Technology Inc
25 935 Hynix Semiconductor Inc KR
26 923 Qualcomm Inc
27 888 Brother Kogyo K K JP
28 880 Xerox Corp
29 872 Sharp K K JP
30 851 Siemens AG DE
31 812 Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd AU
32 794 Texas Instruments Inc
33 780 Honeywell International Inc
34 761 Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd JP
35 721 AT&T Intellectual Property I L P
36 700 Koninklijke Philips Electronics N V NL
37 695 Boeing Co The
38 689 Denso Corp JP
39 676 Apple Inc
40 663 Research In Motion Ltd CA
41 643 LG Display Co Ltd KR
42 622 Bosch, Robert GmbH DE
43 622 NEC Corp JP
44 617 Infineon Technologies AG DE
45 605 Mitsubishi Denki K K JP
46 587 Fuji Xerox Co Ltd JP
47 585 Nokia AB Oy FI
48 534 Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute KR
49 529 Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson SE
50 523 Du Pont de Nemours, E I & Co