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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

Holland-Grand Haven, 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
DONNELLY CORPORATION 36 44 41 23 31 27 25 23 37 34 28 26 375
GENTEX CORPORATION 19 28 31 29 19 26 19 13 24 23 20 16 267
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 14 8 17 12 11 8 10 9 10 5 9 11 124
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 2 4 14 14 17 6 6 9 8 4 6 20 110
HAWORTH, INC. 12 7 10 7 2 6 3 3 6 5 12 5 78
HERMAN MILLER INC. 3 7 6 5 6 2 0 0 1 1 5 2 38
SHAPE CORPORATION 1 4 3 3 2 4 5 4 4 4 1 3 38
BRADFORD COMPANY 1 2 2 5 0 0 1 1 7 3 7 3 32
GEMTRON CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 4 5 4 6 2 1 0 0 27
PRINCE CORPORATION 20 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY 4 2 2 3 1 3 1 2 3 0 0 0 21
GRAND HAVEN STAMPED PRODUCTS, DIV. OF JSJ CORPORATION 2 3 1 6 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 17
BISSELL HOMECARE, INC. 4 3 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 1 0 1 15
STEELCASE DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 6 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 15
MILLER, R. A., INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 2 0 1 2 4 3 1 0 0 0 14
RAPISTAN SYSTEMS ADVERTISING CORP. 0 0 2 2 2 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 14
JACKSON PRODUCTS, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 2 0 1 1 13
TOUCHSENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 1 2 1 13
ITC, INCORPORATED 0 3 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 12
VENTUREDYNE, LTD. 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 10
HALDEX BRAKE CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4 0 0 0 1 9
INNOTEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 1 2 1 9
MAGNA MIRRORS OF AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 9
ODL, INCORPORATED 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 9
SAF-HOLLAND, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 1 9
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 9
DEMATIC CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 2 0 0 8
NATIONAL NAIL CORP. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 8
PLEOTINT, L.L.C. 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 8
PRINCE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 2 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
TENNANT COMPANY 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 8
HOLLAND HITCH COMPANY 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
KNAPE & VOGT MANUFACTURING CO. 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 7
FLEETWOOD GROUP, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 6
K-LINE INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
SLIGH FURNITURE CO. 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
THE HOLLAND GROUP, INC. 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6
HOWMET RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
BUILDER'S BEST, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
JOHNSON CONTROLS INTERIORS TECHNOLOGY CORP. 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PERMALOC CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
STEELCASE INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
BRUNSWICK BOWLING AND BILLIARDS CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
COMPX INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
HANGERS PLUS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
HNI TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 4
HOLLAND NEWAY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
JOST INTERNATIONAL CORP. 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
JR AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4
LIGHT ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 4
NETCOM, INC. 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PRODUCTION ASSEMBLY SERVICE, INC. 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ACCESS BUSINESS GROUP INTERNATIONAL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
ADAC PLASTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
BLD PRODUCTS, LTD. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
DANA CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
FOGG FILLER COMPANY 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
HART & COOLEY, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MODULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
NETSHAPE ENERGY MANAGEMENT LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
P-TEC PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
PLASCORE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
SEED RESOURCES L.L.C. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
SOILCORE, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THERMODRIVE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
TRACK CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
TRANS-MATIC MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
TRENDWAY CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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