Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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

Birmingham-Hoover, AL

( 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 15 32 25 25 21 21 18 12 13 20 23 20 245
UAB RESEARCH FOUNDATION 19 22 19 33 28 11 11 12 2 9 7 9 182
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION 0 1 5 10 5 22 31 8 0 0 0 0 82
SOUTHERN RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 9 6 8 1 4 5 0 1 2 3 2 42
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 11 10 10 35
BIOCRYST PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 3 6 3 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 20
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 5 2 0 14
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 0 0 0 10
FONTAINE FIFTH WHEEL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 9
IDENIX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 3 0 1 0 0 9
UNITED STATES PIPE AND FOUNDRY COMPANY, LLC 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 9
SOUTHERN COMPANY SERVICES, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 8
UIT, LLC 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 8
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
FONTAINE INTERNATIONAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 7
GAS TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 6
HOMELAND VINYL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 6
HONDA GIKEN KOGYO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (HONDA MOTOR CO., LTD.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3 0 6
VAE NORTRAK NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
VULCAN ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SCHREIBER, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF ALABAMA 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
USX CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
AT& T BLS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 4
FULTON ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
HEALTHSOUTH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
IBBEX, INC. 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
NEWMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
PLASMA WASTE RECYCLING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
RAYPRESS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
ACTION MACHINERY COMPANY OF ALABAMA, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
ALABAMA METAL INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALTECH INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
BEAR CREEK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
BIOELASTICS RESEARCH LTD. 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BIOHORIZONS IMPLANTS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BIOMET MANUFACTURING CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
COCA-COLA BOTTLING CO.UNITED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
CONTROLLED ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
ENDOSYSTEMS LLC 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FONTAINE TRAILER CO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
GALENICA PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PLIANT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
RLC TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SOUTHERN BIOSYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THE VON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
XYZ CONTROL INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports