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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

Indianapolis-Carmel, IN

( 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
ELI LILLY AND COMPANY 143 102 101 72 42 31 39 53 38 48 37 50 756
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 17 52 56 62 61 50 93 76 57 58 64 39 685
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 90 64 62 61 57 34 49 37 38 26 57 53 628
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 8 19 37 31 45 26 28 19 29 28 24 13 307
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 14 19 15 15 9 4 26 40 28 11 1 0 182
DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC 9 15 13 7 11 7 5 5 6 15 25 28 146
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 3 9 16 8 20 13 22 92
CARRIER CORPORATION 8 7 9 14 3 6 8 7 5 2 9 1 79
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 14 25 27 70
MASCO CORP. OF INDIANA 1 6 0 3 4 4 6 7 6 9 12 11 69
ROLLS-ROYCE CORPORATION 0 4 10 5 7 2 0 3 6 3 11 15 66
BFS DIVERSIFIED PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 2 8 3 6 3 6 9 11 7 6 61
ADVANCED RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE, INC. 6 16 9 10 7 0 2 1 2 0 1 1 55
INDIANA MILLS + MANUFACTURING INC. 5 7 3 3 1 4 7 2 4 5 4 5 50
ROCHE DIAGNOSTICS CORPORATION, INC. 5 7 10 13 7 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 45
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 5 4 5 4 5 6 10 41
COSCO MANAGEMENT, INC. 2 3 3 7 2 4 2 0 3 1 6 5 38
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 2 5 2 3 0 8 3 6 5 3 1 0 38
RAYTHEON COMPANY 1 0 2 7 3 3 4 1 3 4 4 6 38
ALLISON ADVANCED DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC. 2 10 8 7 1 3 0 2 1 1 0 0 35
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 16 9 5 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 24 6 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 32
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 3 1 2 2 0 7 4 4 2 0 6 31
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 2 0 6 3 4 4 4 4 3 0 0 0 30
NUCOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 8 2 6 2 5 30
CUMMINS INC. 0 0 2 1 0 2 4 4 1 2 6 2 24
PRAXAIR S.T. TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 4 3 3 2 0 3 0 1 0 1 3 22
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 2 3 3 4 1 2 0 1 2 2 1 21
THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS, INC. 18 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 20
INDIANA UNIVERSITY RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 2 1 5 3 19
MASTER KEY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 13 19
AERO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 3 4 1 1 2 3 0 1 0 1 18
SUROS SURGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4 3 2 6 18
GENERAL CABLE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 5 2 17
HERITAGE ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES, LLC 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 1 2 6 1 17
INTERNATIONAL ENGINE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY COMPANY, L.L.C. 0 0 1 2 0 4 3 3 2 0 0 1 16
STANT MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 3 4 2 4 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 16
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5 2 3 2 15
REILLY INDUSTRIES, INC. 5 2 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 15
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE, INC. 11 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
CABOT SAFETY INTERMEDIATE CORPORATION 2 1 0 3 1 2 0 0 3 2 0 0 14
CUMMINS ENGINE CO., INC. 5 7 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
ENERDEL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 3 0 0 2 2 14
TTE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 5 14
CONTOUR HARDENING, INC. 6 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 13
ELAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 2 1 3 2 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 13
ARVIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 2 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 12
GUIDE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 2 7 1 0 0 0 0 12
HILL-ROM SERVICES, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 12
ACTERNA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 2 4 11
ALLISON ENGINE COMPANY, INC 4 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
DRAPER, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 2 11
ENDRESS + HAUSER GMBH + CO. 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 11
TRILITHIC, INC. 2 2 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 11
ALCOA CLOSURE SYSTEMS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 10
BUZTRONICS, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 10
DELCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
PROMEX TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 10
REMY TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 6 10
UMM ELECTRONICS INC. 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 2 2 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 10
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY 0 0 2 2 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
FFI CORPORATION 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
GENERAL DEVICES CO., INC. 0 1 0 1 1 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
REMY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 0 9
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 2 8
ALLISON TRANSMISSION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8
DEARBORN GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 8
DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC. 0 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
INDIANA UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION 5 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
KEYSTONE ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 8
KNAUF INSULATION GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 2 8
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 2 8
REVAAX PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 8
SMC CORPORATION OF AMERICA 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 8
THOMSON CONSUMER ELECTRONICS 5 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
BECKMAN COULTER, INC. 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 7
BIOSYNERGETICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 7
BORGWARNER INC. 1 1 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CHACHA SEARCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 7
DIGITAL NETWORKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 7
FANIMATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 3 7
GARED HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 7
INTERACTIVE INTELLIGENCE, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
KNAUF FIBER GLASS GMBH 0 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
LANDIS & GYR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 7
POLYMER TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 7
TRW AUTOMOTIVE U.S. LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 7
WAVETEK CORPORATION 1 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CROTTY CORPORATION 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 6
ENDRESS + HAUSER FLOWTEC AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 6
HON TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
HURCO COMPANIES, INC. 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 6
MICRUS CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
OPTOSONICS, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PIEZOTECH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 6
STANLEY SECURITY SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 6
TICKETMASTER L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 6
VALEO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 0 0 6
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
ANGIODYNAMICS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
ATHENA NEUROSCIENCES, INC. 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
COMMSCOPE, INC. OF NORTH CAROLINA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5
COMPOSITECH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 5
DEKALB GENETICS CORPORATION 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DETEX CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
EMCON TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 5
FUNDEX GAMES, LTD. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 5
GLAS-CRAFT, INC. 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HANSA MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 5
KING SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 5
LILLY ICOS L.L.C. 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 5
MAGARL, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 5
MALLORY SONALERT, PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
PLIANT CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PORTER ENGINEERED SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PRAXAIR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
PROMEX, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
REMY, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
ROLLS-ROYCE NORTH AMERICAN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 5
AGOURON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ALOHA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
AMERIFAB, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
AMGEN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4
AMSTED INDUSTRIES, INCORPORATED 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BEST LOCK CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BRUNOB II B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
CARR METAL PRODUCTS, INC. 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
COOK INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 4
CUMMINS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
DISCOM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DOR-O-MATIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 4
EMX, INC. 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FIBER KING, LLP 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FIRESTONE INDUSTRIAL PRODUCTS COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
FREUDENBERG-NOK GENERAL PARTNERSHIP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
HUNTSMAN KCL CORPORATION 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
KLIPSCH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4
MWM ACOUSTICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
NOVO NORDISK A/S 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ORTHO-MCNEIL PHARMACEUTICAL, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
P. L. PORTER CO. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
PFIZER INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
PRO-GARD INDUSTRIES, L.P. 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PRO-GARD PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 4
REXNORD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
SERADYN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
STRATIS CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
ULTRA ATHLETE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
VON DUPRIN LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
AEARO COMPANY 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AGERE SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AIR EQUIPMENT & ENGINEERING, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AIRCOM MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
AMERIFLO INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
ASAP AUTOMATION, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
ATHLETE PROTECTION GEAR, LLC 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AZEVAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3
BANJO CORPORATION (INDIANA) 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BATESVILLE SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 3
BEST ACCESS SYSTEMS 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CARGILL, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
CONTAINMED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
CROWN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
CURTIS DYNA-FOG LTD. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
CYBO ROBOTS, INC 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DELCO REMY AMERICA, INC. 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DRIVERIGHT HOLDINGS, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FAULK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FLAVOR BURST CO. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
FLEETGUARD, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
IMAGINAL SYSTEMATICS, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
INLAND PAPERBOARD AND PACKAGING, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
J SQUARED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
KENRA, LLC 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
LILLY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAGIC CIRCLE CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAGINOT CATHETER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MASCO CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MICRONIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
NATIONAL STARCH AND CHEMICAL INVESTMENT HOLDING CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PERFORMANCE ASSESSMENT NETWORK, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
PHYTEX, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
PRECISION PROPELLER, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
REDOX-REACTIVE REAGENTS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
ROCKWELL AUTOMATION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
SEMAFORE PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
SHAMROCK TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
SPECIALTY COATING SYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
SPECTRUM PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
U.S. CENTRIFUGE 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VALEO THERMIQUE MOTEUR 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
YOSEMITE INVESTMENT, INC. 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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