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This Week's Top 100 Assignees:

RankAssigneePatentsInventorsPatent ClassesAvgSpeed (yrs)
1INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES4618982.5
2Hewlett-Packard Development L.P.43130144.1
3Apple42153102.5
4AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES4014752.7
5Intel3815573.3
6QUALCOMM3410532.2
7MICROSOFT TECHNOLOGY LICENSING3013462.6
8Ford Global Technologies29111112.4
9Google268442.5
10Micron Technology265952.1
11Halliburton Energy Services245763.3
12EMC IP Holding206422.4
13Texas Instruments165162.5
14The Boeing153383.3
15THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA144273.4
16Bank of America143422.0
17Cisco Technology144942.4
18CAPITAL ONE SERVICES134822.1
19Raytheon Technologies133062.6
20Applied Materials124152.5
21GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS123982.3
22ATT Intellectual Property I L.P.113032.2
23Oracle International114424.6
24PANASONIC INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY OF AMERICA102312.3
25CARRIER102164.1
26DEERE103242.2
27General Electric102692.5
28COVIDIEN LP92632.8
29Monsanto Technology91211.8
30Nvidia93342.9
31Red Hat81522.0
32salesforce.com83633.2
33T-Mobile USA81412.3
34Wells Fargo Bank N.A.83833.1
35eBay83922.4
36FACEBOOK TECHNOLOGIES82742.7
37ADOBE72312.3
38The Procter Gamble73744.2
39UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA)62723.1
40Verizon Patent Licensing62821.5
41Western Digital Technologies61621.7
42TENCENT AMERICA6912.0
43Toyota Motor Engineering Manufacturing North America61342.6
44Rockwell Automation Technologies63863.1
45Rockwell Collins61342.3
46M.S. TECHNOLOGIES6111.7
47BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED63012.6
48Foremost6110.7
49GLOBALFOUNDRIES U.S.62142.6
50Goodrich6941.8
51Hewlett Packard Enterprise Development LP61432.8
52JPMORGAN CHASE BANK N.A.62012.6
53GE Precision Healthcare51232.6
54Facebook Technologies.51522.4
55Caterpillar51432.4
56Citrix Systems5933.4
57BAKER HUGHES OILFIELD OPERATIONS51542.1
58Becton Dickinson51032.4
59Massachusetts Institute of Technology51052.8
60MEDTRONIC MINIMED5522.4
61Meta Platforms51532.4
62NXP USA51441.7
63Snap51121.8
64Waymo51242.1
65Whirlpool41042.9
66WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC4812.4
67THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA as represented by the Secretary Department of Health Human Services41223.2
68The Regents of the University of Michigan41244.6
69The General Hospital41124.6
70M.S. TECHNOLOGIES L.L.C4111.7
71MILWAUKEE ELECTRIC TOOL41241.3
72Skyworks Solutions41232.6
73President Fellows of Harvard College41335.7
74Arizona Board of Regents on Behalf of Arizona State University42024.7
75BAE Systems Information Electronic Systems Integration4822.8
76ARRIS Enterprises4912.4
773M Innovative Properties41534.2
78Comcast Cable Communications41022.5
79DEKA Products Partnership42124.2
80DISNEY ENTERPRISES42031.9
81Entefy4412.2
82Cirrus Logic41232.0
83Georgia Tech Research41743.3
84Johnson Controls Tyco IP Holdings41731.6
85Honeywell International41632.4
86Howmedica Osteonics42512.7
87iControl Networks3824.1
88HAMILTON SUNDSTRAND3934.2
89Illinois Tool Works3623.0
90InterDigital VC Holdings31123.7
91KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE32534.1
92Knowles Electronics3621.7
93KYNDRYL31132.6
94Lawrence Livermore National Security31433.1
95ExxonMobil Upstream Research31123.5
96Dow Global Technologies31725.1
97Dell Products L.P.31211.8
98CommScope Technologies3622.1
99CORNING3933.2
100Charter Communications Operating3512.3