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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 3 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ

( Metropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays first-named patent assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 70 61 40 57 51 33 42 50 46 35 31 38 554
AGERE SYSTEMS INC. 0 1 14 67 64 37 43 53 52 62 78 46 517
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 37 36 31 22 21 23 31 28 20 21 25 32 327
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 164 99 22 14 6 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 318
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 4 7 5 4 8 4 12 12 6 20 28 25 135
AGERE SYSTEMS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 50 73 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 127
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 6 12 5 9 3 14 5 1 59
INNOVATIVE OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 3 3 4 4 11 3 3 4 7 3 47
MARS INCORPORATED 1 3 7 7 6 4 6 4 1 0 5 3 47
SIOPTICAL, INC. 0 0 0 3 6 16 8 4 6 0 0 0 43
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 2 8 6 29
AIR PRODUCTS POLYMERS, L.P. 0 0 4 5 4 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 25
VICTAULIC COMPANY OF AMERICA 0 2 4 0 0 5 3 3 1 3 2 2 25
INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY 4 1 3 3 1 3 1 1 0 2 1 4 24
TRIQUINT TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CO. 0 0 0 10 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 24
TRION INDUSTRIES INC. 1 2 1 3 4 7 1 1 0 1 2 0 23
MACK TRUCKS, INC. 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 3 3 5 22
BETHLEHEM STEEL CORPORATION 6 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 2 1 3 1 1 1 3 2 0 3 1 3 21
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 2 6 3 3 20
ETHICON, INC. 0 1 0 0 5 1 1 1 1 3 2 5 20
FRES-CO SYSTEM USA, INC. 4 6 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 20
LONZA INC. 6 2 4 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 20
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 0 20
AGERE SYSTEMS OPTOELECTRONICS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 18 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 19
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 0 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 5 2 2 1 19
SPECIALTY MINERALS ( MICHIGAN) INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 7 2 19
WAVEFRONT RESEARCH, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 4 1 2 2 18
CORDIS CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 2 1 3 2 0 2 3 2 17
BINNEY & SMITH 6 1 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 15
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 3 5 15
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 6 15
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 2 0 0 2 1 14
RCD TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 3 3 14
T-NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 13
FLEXICON CORPORATION 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 12
FOLLETT CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 12
LIGHTWIRE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 3 12
MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
WOODLARK CIRCLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 3 1 0 12
ASGCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 11
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 11
AT&T CORP. 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
ENDOLINE% MEGTEC SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 10
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 1 2 0 10
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 10
RICHARDS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. (NEW JERSEY) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 10
SHI-APD CRYOGENICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 10
F. L. SMIDTH & CO. A/S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 9
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 9
ACCU-SORT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 8
AKRION LLC 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 8
BELL & HOWELL MAIL & MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES CO. 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
CRAYOLA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 8
EXXON RESEARCH + ENGINEERING CO. 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
OPTRONX, INC. 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 8
ACCENTURE LLP 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 7
COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGIES OF PA, INC. 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
EBI, L.P. 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 7
GRAPHIC MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 7
ISG TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 7
KNOLL, INC. 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
RUDOLPH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 7
SPINECORE, INC 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 7
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 6
BIODYNAMICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6
CABOT CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
CLARIANT FINANCE (BVI) LIMITED 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
DUN & BRADSTREET, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 6
FOSTER WHEELER ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
LEHIGHTON ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
MICRO-OPTICS, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
PEM MANAGEMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 6
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 5
ARIZONA CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
BOWE BELL & HOWELL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 5
CELANESE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CICLON SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 5
CONGOLEUM CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DIXIE CONSUMER PRODUCTS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
FISHER CLINICAL SERVICES, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 5
KWIK GOAL LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 5
LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
MAGNESIUM ELEKTRON INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
MALLINCKRODT, INC. 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PPT RESEARCH, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 5
PRECISION MEDICAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 5
SAINT-GOBAIN CALMAR INC. 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 5
ABB, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
ANIMOTION INC. 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 4
BALAZS INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
CIRCADIANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
COLUMBIA INSURANCE COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
FORT JAMES CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MAGNOLIA BROADBAND INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 4
MALLINCKRODT BAKER, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4
NANOOPTO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
OMEGA TOOLS INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 4
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VALLEY DESIGN, INC. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
ABB POWER T&D COMPANY INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AGILITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
API NANOFABRICATION AND RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
APS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ASHLAND INC. 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
BRENTWOOD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
C.F. + MARTIN COMPANY 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CHARTPAK, INC. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
COPYTELE, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EAGLE AUTOMATION, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ESC INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FIBERMARK, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
GRAVIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
LIQUID HOLDING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
M/A COM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
MORGAN ADVANCED CERAMICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
MORGAN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NATIONAL STARCH AND CHEMICAL INVESTMENT HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
ORTHO-MCNEIL PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
PECHINEY PLASTIC PACKAGING, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
PENTECH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
SCALES AIR COMPRESSOR CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SKH TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3


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