2013 Top 25 USPTO Recipients

List of the top 25 companies that have been granted the most patents by the United States Patent Office (USPTO). This ranking is generated from the USPTO patent database dynamically to ensure accuracy.

Updated: 1/1/14

RANKING COMPANY WEBSITE UTILITY PATENTS DESIGN PATENTS TOTAL
1 **Samsung Electronics IBM 6773 2 6775
2 **Samsung Electronics Samsung 4657 513 **5170
3 Canon Kabushiki Kaisha Canon 3829 16 3845
4 Sony Corporation Sony 3363 123 3486
5 LG Corp LG 3166 224 3390
6 Microsoft Corporation Microsoft 2661 409 3070
7 Panasonic Corporation Panasonic 2863 159 3022
8 Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba 2690 29 2719
9 Hon Hai/Foxconn Tech Group Foxconn 2351 69 2420
10 Fujitsu Limited Fujitsu 2307 6 2313
11 ***Google Inc. Google 2158 58 ***2216
12 QUALCOMM Incorporated Qualcomm 2182 0 2182
13 Hitachi Ltd Hitachi 2026 61 2087
14 Apple Inc Apple 1774 171 1945
15 General Electric Company GE 1735 21 1756
16 GM Global Technology Operations LLC GM 1625 56 1681
17 Seiko Epson Corporation Epson 1492 38 1530
18 ****BlackBerry Limited/Research In Motion BlackBerry 1288 184
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19 Ricoh Company Ricoh 1455 17 1472
20 Intel Corporation Intel 1461 4 1465
21 Hewlett-Packard Development Company HP logo 1373 57 1430
22 Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota 1262 107 1369
23 Telefonaktiebolaget Lm Ericsson Ericsson 1316 0 1316
24 **Samsung Display Samsung 1270 3 **1273
25 Honda Motor Co. Honda 1152 116 1268

Please Note:

*Processing time for the above links to the USPTO website depends on USPTO server performance and can vary in speed.

**As of 4/2/2012, Samsung Display was formed as a new corporation, spun off from Samsung Electronics.

***As of 5/22/2012, Motorola Mobility became a unit of Google Inc..

****As of 1/30/2013, Research In Motion changed its name to BlackBerry Limited.

 

 

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