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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

Flint, MI

( 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
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 26 48 42 32 27 28 23 9 18 13 4 271
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 18 18 24 25 13 13 18 11 9 14 7 11 181
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 15 24 38 28 110
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 15 3 6 11 12 12 22 13 5 1 0 0 100
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION 7 7 3 2 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 31
HARTZ MOUNTAIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 5 3 0 0 0 14
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING, INC. 4 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 12
EATON CORPORATION 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 1 12
DONNELLY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 3 2 1 11
TK HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 5 11
NLB CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 10
CHRYSLER MOTORS CORPORATION 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
CONTOUR FABRICATORS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 8
EASTMAN HOLDING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 1 0 8
AUTOLIV ASP, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 7
DURAKON INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
EXATEC, LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 6
VALEO ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
ATLAS TECHNOLOGIES INC. 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CHRYSLER GROUP LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 5
DURA GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 5
INTIER AUTOMOTIVE INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
TELEFLEX INCORPORATED 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
DANA CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FREUDENBERG-NOK GENERAL PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
GII ACQUISITION, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
IRVIN AUTOMOTIVE PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4
LAIRD TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 4
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
NEXTEER (BEIJING) TECHNOLOGY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
NISSAN TECHNICAL CENTER NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 4
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
CORVAC COMPOSITES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
CURLIN MEDICAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
FANUC ROBOTICS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
GAME TRACKER, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HERAEUS ELECTRO-NITE INTERNATIONAL N.V. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LEAR CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
MAURELL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NCR CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
RAPID BRANDS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
RECEPTEC L.L.C. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHARKLIDS EYEGEAR, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
TAKATA SEAT BELTS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
TRICO PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
TRW INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TRW VEHICLE SAFETY SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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