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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

Charlottesville, VA

( 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
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ALUMNI PATENTS FOUNDATION 10 14 8 19 5 8 10 12 19 11 23 24 163
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 22 24 15 11 4 9 6 12 12 6 14 10 145
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 2 3 6 2 6 6 29 59
GE FANUC AUTOMATION NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 2 1 3 1 1 2 1 16
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 3 13
STEREOTAXIS, INC. 1 1 0 1 3 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 12
NATIONAL OPTRONICS, INCORPORATED 0 3 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 10
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 1 9
DYAX CORP. 5 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
MICROAIRE SURGICAL INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 9
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
ACUSON CORPORATION 0 0 4 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 8
PGXHEALTH LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 8
PRIVARIS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 8
COMDIAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
EMPIRICAL TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
MALLEN RESEARCH LTD. PARTNERSHIP 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
BIOTAGE, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DIFFUSION PHARMACEUTICALS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5
GE INTELLIGENT PLATFORMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
MIKRO SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 5
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
AMVEST SYSTEMS? INC. 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CRUTCHFIELD CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 4
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GLOBALCERTS, LC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
MALLEN RESEARCH CORPORATION 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SHIRE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 4
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ADENOSINE THERAPEUTICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
ASHBURY INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
BARRON ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
GENERAL DYNAMICS ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
HIPERCON, LLC 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
INDUSTRIAL POWER GENERATING CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
NEW RIVER PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
SETAGON, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
THERMO FINNIGAN LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
VERIDIAN SYSTEMS DIVISION 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3


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