lundi 18 juillet 2016

Top 10 Patent Holders from 1997 to 2015 (US Patent and Trademark Office)

The following is a list of the top ten recipients of patents issued by The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the year indicated.
Year List of Organizations
1997 1- 1724 patents to IBM
2- 1381 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
3- 1095 patents to NEC Corporation
4- 1058 patents to Motorola
5- 903 patents to Fujitsu
6- 903 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
7- 892 patents to Mitsubishi Denki K.K
8- 862 patents to Toshiba
9- 859 patents to Sony Corporation
10- 795 patents to Eastman Kodak Co.
1998 1- 2657 patents to IBM
2- 1928 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
3- 1627 patents to NEC Corporation
4- 1406 patents to Motorola
5- 1316 patents to Sony Corporation
6- 1304 patents to Samsung Electronics
7- 1189 patents to Fujitsu
8- 1170 patents to Toshiba
9- 1124 patents to Eastman Kodak Co.
10- 1094 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
1999 1- 2756 patents to IBM
2- 1842 patents to NEC Corporation
3- 1795 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
4- 1545 patents to Samsung Electronics
5- 1410 patents to Sony Corporation
6- 1200 patents to Toshiba
7- 1192 patents to Fujitsu
8- 1192 patents to Motorola
9- 1152 patents to Lucent Technologies
10- 1054 patents to Mitsubishi Denki K.K.
2000 1- 2886 patents to IBM
2- 2021 patents to NEC Corporation
3- 1890 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
4- 1441 patents to Samsung Electronics
5- 1411 patents to Lucent Technologies
6- 1385 patents to Sony Corporation
7- 1304 patents to Micron Technology
8- 1232 patents to Toshiba
9- 1196 patents to Motorola
10- 1147 patents to Fujitsu
2001 1- 3411 patents to IBM
2- 1953 patents to NEC Corporation
3- 1877 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
4- 1643 patents to Micron Technology
5- 1450 patents to Samsung Electronics
6- 1440 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
7- 1363 patents to Sony Corporation
8- 1271 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
9- 1184 patents to Mitsubishi Denki K.K
10- 1166 patents to Fujitsu, headquartered in Tokyo
2002 1- 3288 patents to IBM
2- 1893 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
3- 1833 patents to Micron Technology
4- 1821 patents to NEC Corporation
5- 1601 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
6- 1544 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
7- 1434 patents to Sony Corporation
8- 1416 patents to General Electric Company
9- 1373 patents to Mitsubishi Denki K.K.
10- 1328 patents to Samsung Electronics
2003 1- 3415 patents to IBM
2- 1992 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
3- 1893 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
4- 1786 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.
5- 1759 patents to Hewlett-Packard
6- 1707 patents to Micron Technology
7- 1592 patents to Intel Corporation
8- 1353 patents to Royal Philips Electronics
9- 1313 patents to Samsung Electronics Co.
10- 1311 patents to Sony Corporation
2004 1- 3248 patents to IBM
2- 1934 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd.
3- 1805 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
4- 1775 patents to Hewlett-Packard
5- 1760 patents to Micron Technology
6- 1604 patents to Samsung Electronics Co.
7- 1601 patents to Intel Corporation
8- 1514 patents to Hitachi, Ltd.
9- 1310 patents to Toshiba Corporation
10- 1305 patents to Sony Corporation
2005 1- 2203 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA
2- 1828 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
3- 1797 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California, USA
4- 1688 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co.,Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
5- 1641 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Daegu, Korea
6- 1561 patents to Micron Technology, headquartered in Boise, Idaho
7- 1549 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
8- 1271 patents to Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo
9- 1258 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo
10- 1154 patents to Fujitsu Limited, headquartered in Tokyo
2006 1- 3621 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 2451 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Daegu, Korea
3- 2366 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 2229 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
5- 2099 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California
6- 1959 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
7- 1771 patents to Sony Corporation
8- 1732 patents to Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo
9- 1672 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo
10- 1610 patents to Micron Technology, headquartered in Boise, Idaho, USA
2007 1- 3125 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York, USA
2- 2723 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Daegu, Korea
3- 1983 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 1910 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
5- 1864 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
6- 1637 patents to Microsoft Corporation
7- 1519 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo
8- 1476 patents to Micron Technology, headquartered in Boise, Idaho
9- 1466 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California
10- 1455 patents to Sony Corporation
2008 1- 4169 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 3502 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Daegu, Korea
3- 2107 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 2026 patents to Microsoft Corporation
5- 1772 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
6- 1575 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo
7- 1475 patents to Fujitsu Limited, headquartered in Tokyo
8- 1469 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
9- 1461 patents to Sony Corporation
10- 1422 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California
2009 1- 4887 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 3592 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Daegu, Korea
3- 2901 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
4- 2200 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
5- 1759 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
6- 1669 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
7- 1656 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- 1534 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
9- 1328 patents to SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
10- 1269 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California
2014 1- 5866 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 4518 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- 3086 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
4- 2551 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
5- 2443 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
6- 2212 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
7- 2130 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- 1652 patents to Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
9- 1488 patents to LG ELECTRONICS INC., headquartered in Seoul, Korea
10- 1480 patents to Hewlett-Packard, headquartered in Palo Alto, California
2011 1- 6148 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 4968 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- 2818 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 2533 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
5- 2451 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
6- 2309 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
7- 2265 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- 1525 patents to SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION
9- 1455 patents to Hitachi, Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo
10- 1444 patents to General Electric Company, headquartered in Schenectady, New York
2012 1- 6478 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 5043 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- 3173 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 3017 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
5- 2748 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
6- 2610 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
7- 2415 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- 1650 patents to General Electric Company, headquartered in Schenectady, New York
9- 1617 patents to LG ELECTRONICS INC., headquartered in Seoul, Korea
10- 1527 patents to Fujitsu Limited, headquartered in Tokyo
2013 1- 6788 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 4652 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- 3820 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 3073 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
5- 2659 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington,
6- 2582 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
7- 2365 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- 2103 patents to QUALCOMM INC.
9- 1945 patents to LG ELECTRONICS INC., headquartered in Seoul, Korea
10- 1851 patents to GOOGLE, INC.
2014 1- 7481 patents to IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- 4936 patents to Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- 4048 patents to Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- 3214 patents to Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
5- 2829 patents to Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington
6- 2586 patents to QUALCOMM INC.
7- 2566 patents to GOOGLE, INC.
8- 2537 patents to Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
9- 2119 patents to LG ELECTRONICS INC., headquartered in Seoul, Korea
10- 2079 patents to Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd., headquartered in Kadoma, Osaka, Japan
2015 1- IBM, headquartered in Armonk, New York
2- Samsung Electronics Co., headquartered in Suwon, Korea
3- Canon Kabushiki Kaisha, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
4- QUALCOMM INC.
5- GOOGLE, INC.
6- Toshiba Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
7- Sony Corporation, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan
8- LG ELECTRONICS INC., headquartered in Seoul, Korea
9- Intel Corporation, headquartered in Santa Clara, California
10- Microsoft Corporation, headquartered in Redmond, Washington