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This Week's Top 100 Assignees:

RankAssigneePatentsInventorsPatent ClassesAvgSpeed (yrs)
1INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES77267102.8
2QUALCOMM6618762.3
3Microsoft Technology Licensing4418962.7
4Intel4421663.2
5AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES3211283.1
6Apple3214682.2
7Hewlett-Packard Development L.P.2879104.1
8Micron Technology278272.3
9Dell Products L.P.247132.7
10Ford Global Technologies247992.1
113M Innovative Properties2277113.5
12Google206653.0
13The Boeing2051112.8
14GM Global Technology Operations1860112.5
15Halliburton Energy Services184743.2
16ATT INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I L.P.184432.0
17General Electric1764112.3
18Verizon Patent Licensing175521.9
19Applied Materials165872.7
20Capital One Services164742.1
21CommScope Technologies154151.8
22Covidien LP144222.2
23HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL145493.0
24CISCO TECHNOLOGY134641.8
25VMware135322.6
26BANK OF AMERICA123422.0
27EMC IP Holding123322.4
28TEXAS INSTRUMENTS123582.4
29The Regents of the University of California1247104.2
30T-Mobile USA112022.1
31Fortinet111823.1
32FACEBOOK TECHNOLOGIES115052.5
33Oracle International103223.0
34Red Hat91122.4
35MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS93062.3
36NIKE92353.4
37United Services Automobile Association (USAA)92823.4
38The Johns Hopkins University93352.0
39The Procter Gamble94563.0
40DEERE93952.5
41Juniper Networks92121.9
42Haier US Appliance Solutions81962.5
43Corning83652.3
44Schlumberger Technology82174.0
45Magic Leap83932.0
46Raytheon Technologies81952.5
47NXP USA82042.4
48PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF AMERICA83032.2
49Zebra Technologies81422.0
50Xilinx71951.8
51Waymo71742.4
52Western Digital Technologies71832.0
53NVIDIA73511.8
54PURE STORAGE71032.2
55Mastercard International71612.6
56salesforce.com73132.2
57The Government of the United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy71662.7
58Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America71452.8
59Comcast Cable Communications71311.9
60CARRIER71952.5
61Becton Dickinson71734.6
62BAIDU USA71853.3
63BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED62722.4
64CNH Industrial America61023.1
65ARRIS ENTERPRISES62112.5
66Dow Global Technologies63344.3
67TENCENT AMERICA61932.5
68SambaNova Systems61012.0
69Snap62832.5
70Massachusetts Institute of Technology62143.5
71Wells Fargo Bank N.A.62912.3
72Visa International Service Association52422.7
73VIAVI SOLUTIONS5942.3
74Ofinno51512.1
75President Fellows of Harvard College52234.7
76Meta Platforms51922.0
77Rolls-Royce51732.6
78ROVI GUIDES5822.4
79Seminis Vegetable Seeds5511.8
80Steelcase51732.5
81DUKE UNIVERSITY52723.2
82Gigajot Technology5431.6
83Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of Arizona State University52454.2
84ATT MOBILITY II51122.3
85BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS51142.5
86Adobe52111.9
87Chevron Phillips Chemical LP51611.0
88CareFusion 30341023.4
89Block42512.8
90California Institute of Technology41243.2
91Board of Regents The University of Texas System41042.8
92BorgWarner41032.4
93GLOBALFOUNDRIES U.S.41521.9
94Dolby Laboratories Licensing41512.2
95ExxonMobil Upstream Research41322.1
96Groupon41316.1
97Illinois Tool Works4821.7
98Juniper Networks Inc41723.4
99Kyndryl41622.9
100The General Hospital4933.6