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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

Fort Collins-Loveland, CO

( 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
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 198 220 200 233 145 149 123 105 88 1459
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 121 155 173 45 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 496
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 17 39 37 53 91 72 47 28 20 13 3 3 422
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 27 34 34 28 15 24 30 11 12 3 0 0 217
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 18 16 19 14 18 17 27 25 14 12 20 15 212
HESKA CORPORATION 23 15 21 8 3 4 2 6 2 4 4 1 93
ADVANCED ENERGY INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 6 5 8 13 11 6 6 3 9 8 7 83
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15 9 20 13 17 72
COLORADO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 4 4 11 4 4 2 3 4 6 3 8 9 61
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES GENERAL IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 13 21 7 13 6 2 61
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 0 16 14 7 4 6 4 51
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 1 8 7 5 3 2 1 3 6 6 2 42
WOODWARD GOVERNOR COMPANY 3 0 1 4 6 4 11 1 4 5 4 1 42
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 4 3 3 8 4 6 2 4 2 2 1 2 41
KODAK POLYCHROME GRAPHICS, LLC 2 2 1 5 11 16 1 0 0 0 0 0 38
TELEDYNE INDUSTRIES, INC., TELEDYNE WATER PIK 2 2 3 5 3 2 3 1 0 1 3 3 26
MAXTOR CORPORATION 3 1 1 2 1 1 4 3 2 4 1 0 23
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 4 7 4 2 3 1 1 23
CARGILL, INC. 2 1 3 3 3 1 3 1 0 1 2 1 21
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 6 4 1 2 1 3 3 2 21
HIGH VOLTAGE GRAPHICS, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 11 1 2 1 20
VERIGY PTE LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 6 4 1 20
XY, INC. 2 1 1 3 3 0 1 2 1 2 4 0 20
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 2 3 4 1 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 19
HACH COMPANY 0 2 1 5 0 2 1 0 2 5 1 1 19
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ECBU IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 4 1 3 18
ATRIX LABORATORIES, INC. 3 2 4 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 3 4 2 3 0 0 1 2 17
BOULDER SCIENTIFIC COMPANY 2 2 7 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 16
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 10 16
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES WIRELESS IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 3 5 15
APTINA IMAGING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 3 14
KAUFMAN & ROBINSON, INC. 0 2 1 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 3 0 13
OTTER PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 1 1 2 3 13
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 2 2 3 13
XILINX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 8 13
STORAGE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 2 1 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 12
INTEL CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 0 1 1 12
ADAPTEC, INC. 2 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES ENTERPRISE IP (SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 4 11
SHERWOOD SERVICES AG 3 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 9
LEXTRON, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 3 9
HYUNDAI ELECTRONICS AMERICA 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ABLE PLANET, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 3 7
OPHIR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 3 7
STEELCASE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 7
STMICROELECTRONICS N.V. 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 0 7
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 7
ADVANCED MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
CBW AUTOMATION, INC. 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 6
BESTOP, INC. 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
SPECTRA LOGIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 6
ULTIMATE SUPPORT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
AGERE SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 5
AMPT, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 5
COVIDIEN AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
DEERE + COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5
DERMEX PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 5
INCIPIENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
IXYS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 5
MEDICAL DEVICE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
RAYMOND & LAE ENGINEERING, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 5
MICRO MOTION, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 4
BEA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4
DIETERICH STANDARD CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 4
GOLDCO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ICE ENERGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 4
LANDNET CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4
MAGNETIC APPLICATIONS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 4
QLT USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 4
QWEST COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
SANOFI PASTEUR S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
SONIC SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 4
TELEDYNE INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VALUE PLASTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
DPHI ACQUISITIONS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
GLOBALFOUNDRIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
SWIFT DISTRIBUTION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 4
CAYMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
EDEN INNOVATIONS LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
GILEAD SCIENCES, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
JBS SWIFT & COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
MOTIVE ENGINEERING CO. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
NORTH PASS, LTD. 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PALAU ACQUISITION CORPORATION (DELAWARE) 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
REBIT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
SPANSION LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
THE IMMUNE RESPONSE CORPORATION 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VIVANT MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
WALKER MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
WATERPURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
WOODWARD, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
CATERPILLAR INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES NORTH AMERICA CORP. 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TAC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3


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