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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 - 2013 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 2012 2013 Total
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 70 61 40 57 51 33 42 50 46 35 31 38 44 51 649
AGERE SYSTENS LLC 0 1 14 67 64 37 43 53 52 62 78 46 47 19 583
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 37 36 31 22 21 23 31 28 20 21 25 32 32 34 393
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 164 99 22 14 6 5 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 318
LUTRON ELECTRONICS COMPANY, INC. 4 7 5 4 8 4 12 12 6 20 28 25 33 16 184
AGERE SYSTEMS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 50 73 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 127
LATTICE SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 3 1 6 12 5 9 3 14 5 1 4 4 67
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 6 17 39 66
MARS INCORPORATED 1 3 7 7 6 4 6 4 1 0 5 3 3 2 52
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 3 3 2 8 6 4 18 51
INNOVATIVE OFFICE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 3 3 4 4 11 3 3 4 7 3 0 2 49
SIOPTICAL, INC. 0 0 0 3 6 16 8 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 43
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 2 1 3 1 1 1 3 2 0 3 1 3 7 4 32
ETHICON, INC. 0 1 0 0 5 1 1 1 1 3 2 5 6 3 29
CORDIS CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 2 1 3 2 0 2 3 2 5 6 28
VICTAULIC COMPANY OF AMERICA 0 2 4 0 0 5 3 3 1 3 2 2 3 0 28
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 0 2 1 3 1 0 1 1 5 2 2 1 4 3 26
MACK TRUCKS, INC. 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 3 1 3 3 5 1 3 26
TRION INDUSTRIES INC. 1 2 1 3 4 7 1 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 26
AIR PRODUCTS POLYMERS, L.P. 0 0 4 5 4 4 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 25
B. BRAUN MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 2 6 3 3 3 2 25
LEHIGH UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 3 5 5 5 25
WAVEFRONT RESEARCH, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 4 1 2 2 3 4 25
FRES-CO SYSTEM USA, INC. 4 6 2 0 0 1 3 2 0 0 2 0 1 3 24
INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY 4 1 3 3 1 3 1 1 0 2 1 4 0 0 24
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 2 2 3 0 1 3 24
TRIQUINT TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CO. 0 0 0 10 9 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
BETHLEHEM STEEL CORPORATION 6 7 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
F. L. SMIDTH & CO. A/S 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 3 9 3 21
SPECIALTY MINERALS ( MICHIGAN) INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 2 0 7 2 2 0 21
AGERE SYSTEMS OPTOELECTRONICS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 19 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
LONZA INC. 6 2 4 3 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 20
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 2 0 0 2 1 2 0 16
ASGCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 4 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 16
RCD TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 3 3 2 0 16
TOSHIBA AMERICA RESEARCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7 6 1 0 16
BINNEY & SMITH 6 1 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
WOODLARK CIRCLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 3 3 1 0 0 3 15
AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6 6 14
KNOLL, INC. 2 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 14
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 13
LIGHTWIRE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 3 1 0 13
T-NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
FLEXICON CORPORATION 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 12
FOLLETT CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 12
GRAPE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 7 12
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 12
MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 5 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
RICHARDS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. (NEW JERSEY) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 0 12
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 9 0 0 11
SHI-APD CRYOGENICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 4 0 2 0 0 1 0 11
AT&T CORP. 1 1 1 0 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
BIODYNAMICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 2 10
CRAYOLA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4 0 2 10
ENDOLINE% MEGTEC SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
PENTECH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4 3 10
ACCU-SORT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 9
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
SUMITOMO HEAVY INDUSTRIES, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 0 1 9
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4 9
AKRION LLC 0 0 0 2 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 0 0 8
BELL & HOWELL MAIL & MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES CO. 4 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DUN & BRADSTREET, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 8
EXXON RESEARCH + ENGINEERING CO. 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
GENERAL INSTRUMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 8
OPTRONX, INC. 0 0 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
RUDOLPH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 8
ACCENTURE LLP 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 7
COMPETITIVE TECHNOLOGIES OF PA, INC. 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
EBI, L.P. 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
GRAPHIC MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATES, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
ISG TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
LEHIGHTON ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
SPINECORE, INC 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 7
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 6
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
AVANTOR PERFORMANCE MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6
CABOT CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
CELANESE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
CELLCO PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 6
CICLON SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 6
CLARIANT FINANCE (BVI) LIMITED 2 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
COLUMBIA INSURANCE COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 6
FOSTER WHEELER ENERGY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3 6
MICRO-OPTICS, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PEM MANAGEMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 6
WACKER CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 1 0 6
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 5
ARIZONA CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
BOWE BELL & HOWELL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
CONGOLEUM CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DIXIE CONSUMER PRODUCTS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 5
FISHER CLINICAL SERVICES, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 5
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 5
KWIK GOAL LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 5
LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
MAGNESIUM ELEKTRON INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
MAGNOLIA BROADBAND INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
MALLINCKRODT, INC. 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PMC-SIERRA US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5
PPT RESEARCH, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 5
PRECISION MEDICAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
SAINT-GOBAIN CALMAR INC. 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 4
ABB, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ANIMOTION INC. 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
AVAYA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 4
BALAZS INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 4
CIRCADIANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
EXTREMITY MEDICAL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
FORT JAMES CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
INTERDIGITAL TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
INTERNATIONAL BATTERY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LIFECELL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
MALLINCKRODT BAKER, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
NANOOPTO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
OLYMPUS MEDICAL SYSTEMS CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
OMEGA TOOLS INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PMC-SIERRA LTD. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
SILICON LABORATORIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
TEMPTU, INC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VALLEY DESIGN, INC. 4 0 0 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 0 0 4
ABB POWER T&D COMPANY INC. 2 1 0 0 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 0 0 3
ALCATEL-LUCENT USA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
API NANOFABRICATION AND RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
APS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 0 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 0 0 3
ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BABCOCK & WILCOX POWER GENERATION GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
BASF CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
BRENTWOOD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
C.F. + MARTIN COMPANY 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CHARTPAK, INC. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
COPYTELE, INC. 2 1 0 0 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 0 0 3
ESC INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FIBERMARK, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GALOMB, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
GRAVIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
HYPNION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LIQUID HOLDING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
M/A COM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
MARKMAN HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
MORGAN ADVANCED CERAMICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
MORGAN CHEMICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 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 0 0 3
NEI CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
NEURONETICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
OIL PROCESS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
ORTHO-MCNEIL PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PARATA SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3
PECHINEY PLASTIC PACKAGING, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SCALES AIR COMPRESSOR CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
SKH TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THOR POWER CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3



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