Rank
Number of patents
Organization
1
3,248
IBM Corp.
2
1,943
Matsushita Electric Ind. Co. Ltd.
3
1,805
Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
4
1,775
Hewlett-Packard Dev. Co.
5
1,760
Micron Technology Inc.
6
1,604
Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
7
1,601
Intel Corp.
8
1,514
Hitachi Ltd.
9
1,310
Toshiba Corp.
10
1,305
Sony Corp.
Source USPTO