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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

Columbia, SC

( 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 26 19 19 17 25 9 18 6 11 13 10 22 17 13 225
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA 1 4 1 3 2 2 7 4 2 3 5 14 23 26 97
NCR CORPORATION 7 9 7 2 7 5 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 41
INTEL CORPORATION 7 1 2 6 4 3 4 1 3 0 1 2 1 1 36
SENSOR ELECTRONIC TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 3 7 2 2 4 8 33
WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY LLC 1 1 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 4 2 2 1 9 29
LANG-MEKRA NORTH AMERICA, LLC 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 4 3 2 2 4 2 1 24
SIEMENS DIESEL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 1 6 3 5 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 20
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 10 5 19
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 6 7 0 0 17
SHAKESPEARE COMPANY, LLC 0 1 2 4 0 0 2 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 16
PIRELLI CABLES AND SYSTEMS LLC 1 7 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
DOTY SCIENTIFIC, INC. 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 0 2 0 0 14
AVAYA INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 3 0 1 12
MACHINE DESIGN INCORPORATED 0 3 0 2 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
PIRELLI CABLE CORP. 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
NITEK, INC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 9
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9
SPIRAX SARCO, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 8
CONSOLIDATED SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 7
HARSCO TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
FN MANUFACTURING, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 6
UNION SWITCH & SIGNAL INC. 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
AOS HOLDING COMPANY 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD OF SOUTH CAROLINA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
DELTA DESIGN INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
GRUPO PETROTEMEX, S.A. DE C.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
CHAR-BROIL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
HARSCO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
HOLOPACK INTERNATIONAL CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4
KRYOTECH, INC. 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PIRELLI COMMUNICATIONS CABLES AND SYSTEMS USA, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
PRYSMIAN COMMUNICATION CABLES AND SYSTEMS USA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
SQUARE D COMPANY 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TERADATA US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
THE GRILL COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 4
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
INTERNATIONAL ENGINE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
LTI AGENCY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
PLEASURECRAFT MARINE ENGINE CO. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
STEELEYE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TARGET BRANDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
THE ELECTRIC CONTROLLER AND MANUFACTURING COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
ZEUS INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3



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