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