Patent Buddy Top Owners

Top 500 Patent Owners receiving U.S. patents in 2012
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION


Patent Count:  6068
Location: ARMONK, NY
1
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  4892
Location: SUWON-SI GYEONGGI-DO
2
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA


Patent Count:  3150
Location: TOKYO
3
SONY CORPORATION


Patent Count:  3090
Location: TOKYO, JP
4
PANASONIC CORPORATION


Patent Count:  2877
Location: OSAKA, JP
5
MICROSOFT CORPORATION


Patent Count:  2823
Location: REDMOND, WA
6
KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOSHIBA


Patent Count:  2474
Location: TOKYO
7
HON HAI PRECISION INDUSTRY CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  2042
Location: TU-CHENGTAIPEI HSIEN
8
LG ELECTRONICS INC.


Patent Count:  1815
Location: SEOUL, KR
9
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY


Patent Count:  1664
Location: SCHENECTADY, NY
10
FUJITSU LIMITED


Patent Count:  1523
Location: KAWASAKI
11
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1521
Location: TOKYO
12
TOYOTA JIDOSHA KABUSHIKI KAISHA


Patent Count:  1421
Location: AICHI-KEN
13
HITACHI, LTD.


Patent Count:  1410
Location: TOKYO
14
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC


Patent Count:  1397
Location: DETROIT, MI
15
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P.


Patent Count:  1396
Location: HOUSTON, TX
16
RICOH COMPANY, LTD.


Patent Count:  1392
Location: TOKYO
17
QUALCOMM INCORPORATED


Patent Count:  1348
Location: SAN DIEGO, CA
18
APPLE INC.


Patent Count:  1320
Location: CUPERTINO, CA
19
INTEL CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1277
Location: SANTA CLARA, CA
20
SHARP KABUSHIKI KAISHA


Patent Count:  1261
Location: OSAKA
21
HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  1207
Location: TOKYO
22
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED


Patent Count:  1138
Location: WATERLOO, ON
23
GOOGLE INC.


Patent Count:  1134
Location: MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA
24
BROADCOM CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1122
Location: IRVINE, CA
25
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  1079
Location: SUWON-SI GYEONGGI-DO
26
XEROX CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1062
Location: STAMFORD, CT
27
FUJIFILM CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1050
Location: TOKYO
28
RENESAS ELECTRONICS CORPORATION


Patent Count:  1029
Location: TOKYO
29
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT


Patent Count:  1021
Location: MUNICH
30
BROTHER KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA


Patent Count:  1007
Location: NAGOYA-SHI AICHI-KEN
31
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC.


Patent Count:  960
Location: SAN JOSE, CA
32
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.


Patent Count:  944
Location: EINDHOVEN
33
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC.


Patent Count:  910
Location: BOISE, ID
34
SEMICONDUCTOR ENERGY LABORATORY CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  874
Location: KANAGAWA-KEN
35
AT&T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P.


Patent Count:  854
Location: RENO, NV
36
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS INCORPORATED


Patent Count:  829
Location: DALLAS, TX
37
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC.


Patent Count:  823
Location: MORRISTOWN, NJ
38
NEC CORPORATION


Patent Count:  818
Location: TOKYO
39
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON (PUBL)


Patent Count:  800
Location: STOCKHOLM
40
HONG FU JIN PRECISION INDUSTRY (SHENZHEN) CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  777
Location: SHENZHEN CITY GUANGDONG PROVINCE
41
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH


Patent Count:  769
Location: STUTTGART
42
DENSO CORPORATION


Patent Count:  768
Location: KARIYA-CITY AICHI-PREF
43
HYNIX SEMICONDUCTOR INC.


Patent Count:  736
Location: KYOUNGKI-DO
44
FUJI XEROX CO., LTD.


Patent Count:  694
Location: TOKYO
45
MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC CORPORATION


Patent Count:  684
Location: TOKYO
46
THE BOEING COMPANY


Patent Count:  662
Location: CHICAGO, IL
47
ELECTRONICS AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS RESEARCH INSTITUTE


Patent Count:  650
Location: DAEJEON
48
TAIWAN SEMICONDUCTOR MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LTD.


Patent Count:  646
Location: HSIN-CHU
49
NOKIA CORPORATION


Patent Count:  641
Location: ESPOO
50