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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

Kalamazoo-Portage, 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 2012 2013 Total
PHARMACIA & UPJOHN COMPANY 31 37 45 55 38 37 21 11 8 2 4 1 0 0 290
STRYKER CORPORATION 12 9 3 4 9 6 6 3 10 13 15 16 15 20 141
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 11 12 12 7 6 9 9 9 5 6 6 10 10 10 122
EATON CORPORATION 14 16 15 1 2 7 7 2 3 8 2 5 8 9 99
DANA CORPORATION 1 2 6 8 8 14 9 11 4 0 0 0 0 0 63
MANN & HUMMEL GMBH 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 3 2 7 12 9 2 39
SPX CORPORATION 1 0 0 3 1 1 2 2 2 1 3 8 7 3 34
PFIZER INC. 0 0 0 0 1 11 5 3 8 0 4 0 1 0 33
DANA HEAVY VEHICLE SYSTEMS GROUP, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 3 5 3 2 1 24
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 5 1 3 15
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 2 13
INTER-SOURCE RECOVERY SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 12
ELAN PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4 3 0 0 0 11
STRYKER INSTRUMENTS 0 1 0 2 2 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
KELLOGG COMPANY 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 10
SITESELECT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 10
KALAMAZOO HOLDINGS, INC. 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 9
PHARMACIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
AMERICAN AXLE & MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 8
HUMPHREY PRODUCTS COMPANY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 8
LIGHT ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
PHARMACIA & UPJOHN AB 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
AUSCO PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 6
CHEMLINK INCORPORATED 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
WESTERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
AMR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
ARVCO CONTAINER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5
ENTELA, INC, 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
INTERKAL, INC. 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SERVICE SOLUTIONS U.S. LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
SIEMENS ENERGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 5
SOMERSET PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SUGEN INC. 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ZOETIS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
CHATTANOOGA GROUP, INC. 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FEMA CORPORATION OF MICHIGAN 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
FILTERWERK MANN + HUMMEL GMBH 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
HOWMEDICA LEIBINGER, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
L. PERRIGO COMPANY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
LEXICON GENETICS INCORPORATED 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MARKETING TECHNOLOGY SERVICE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4
SHERWOOD-TEMPLETON COAL COMPANY, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
AH USA 42 LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
BIOVITRUM AB 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
BORROUGHS CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB COMPANY 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CLYDE UNION INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
CONTECH U.S., LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
FLOWSERVE MANAGEMENT COMPANY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
HOWE RACING ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
METABOLIC SOLUTIONS DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
SPECIAL LITE, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
SUMMIT POLYMERS, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
W. K. KELLOGG INSTITUTE 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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