IFI CLAIMS 2013 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 7000 patent assignees.

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Rank Grants Assignee Rank
1
6,809
International Business Machines Corp
2
4,676
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KR
3
3,825
Canon K K JP
4
3,098
Sony Corp JP
5
2,660
Microsoft Corp
6
2,601
Panasonic Corp JP
7
2,416
Toshiba Corp JP
8
2,279
Hon Hai Precision Industry Co Ltd TW
9
2,103
QUALCOMM Inc
10
1,947
LG Electronics Inc KR
11
1,851
Google Inc
12
1,806
Fujitsu Ltd JP
13
1,775
Apple Inc
14
1,739
General Electric Co
15
1,626
GM Global Technology Operations LLC
16
1,494
Seiko Epson Corp JP
17
1,470
Ricoh Co Ltd JP
18
1,455
Intel Corp
19
1,360
Hewlett-Packard Development Co L P
20
1,334
BlackBerry Ltd CA
21
1,284
Toyota Jidosha K K JP
22
1,270
Samsung Display Co Ltd KR
23
1,149
Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson SE
24
1,132
Sharp K K JP
25
1,121
Honda Motor Co Ltd JP
26
1,106
Hitachi Ltd JP
27
1,101
AT&T Intellectual Property I L P
28
1,083
Broadcom Corp
29
1,034
Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co Ltd JP
30
1,026
Brother Kogyo K K JP
31
1,020
Micron Technology Inc
32
1,013
Xerox Corp
33
997
Siemens AG DE
34
945
Bosch, Robert GmbH DE
35
941
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co TW
36
934
Koninklijke Philips N V NL
37
922
Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (Shenzhen) Co Ltd CN
38
916
NEC Corp JP
39
911
Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute KR
40
885
Cisco Technology Inc
41
876
Renesas Electronics Corp JP
42
869
Fujifilm Corp JP
43
800
Fuji Xerox Co Ltd JP
44
789
Boeing Co The
45
761
SK Hynix Inc KR
46
743
Covidien L P
47
741
Texas Instruments Inc
48
727
Mitsubishi Denki K K JP
49
724
Denso Corp JP
50
707
Ford Global Technologies LLC

Corrected Samsung Electronics Co Ltd KR record on 2014/01/16.