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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

Kansas City, MO-KS

( 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
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 11 10 21 27 60 43 82 78 88 98 147 188 853
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 114 76 82 76 77 53 57 48 52 46 67 63 811
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 0 1 0 8 11 26 74 72 63 70 84 111 520
GARMIN LTD. 0 0 1 14 28 40 23 19 12 16 10 0 163
EMBARQ HOLDINGS COMPANY LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 27 40 75
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 2 8 6 7 2 4 9 7 6 4 6 62
GARMIN CORPORATION 8 13 20 5 2 3 0 1 3 1 0 0 56
CERNER INNOVATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 5 14 31 56
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 1 2 3 2 5 7 8 10 11 6 55
HONEYWELL FEDERAL MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 2 8 10 6 4 1 1 37
BE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. 5 5 4 3 1 3 2 3 0 2 3 3 34
GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC 0 0 0 1 6 8 4 2 6 3 1 2 33
HALLMARK CARDS INCORPORATED 3 3 2 4 3 1 0 4 4 2 2 3 31
BAYER CORPORATION 14 5 8 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
HALDEX BRAKE CORPORATION 1 4 2 2 2 3 5 4 2 0 1 0 26
SCRIPTPRO L.L.C. 3 2 2 3 1 3 3 4 2 0 0 2 25
SAINT-GOBAIN CALMAR INC. 0 7 6 5 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 24
BHA GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 3 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 10 24
ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 4 5 2 0 4 4 0 2 2 0 23
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS MEDICAL CENTER 0 3 9 3 4 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 23
SIOUX CHIEF MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 1 1 3 0 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 19
LYNK, INC. 2 1 2 2 2 3 3 2 0 0 1 0 18
SPX COOLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 5 1 1 1 16
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 4 0 1 2 2 15
FLINT HILLS SCIENTIFIC, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 3 1 3 14
INTRALUMINAL THERAPEUTICS, INC. 4 2 2 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 14
DENOVUS LLC 1 3 3 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 13
GARMIN SWITZERLAND GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 13
MEADWESTVACO CALMAR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 4 2 0 13
SPECIALTY FERTILIZER PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 13
KCI LICENSING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 5 0 2 3 13
FIKE CORPORATION 3 1 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 3 13
HNTB HOLDINGS LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 8 13
EMERSON ELECTRIC CO. 1 2 0 5 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
R & D TOOL AND ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 2 0 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 12
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 3 12
CELERITAS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 4 11
INTERCONNECT DEVICES, INC. 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 1 1 11
SPECIAL PRODUCT COMPANY 1 1 3 1 1 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 11
WORLDWIDE INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 2 1 11
SMITH & LOVELESS, INC. 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 11
MIDWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 1 1 0 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 0 11
AERO TRANSPORTATION PRODUCTS, INC. 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 10
FAB-TECH INCORPORATED 0 0 5 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
HANTOVER, INC. 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 10
MULTI SERVICE CORPORATION 0 0 4 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
WESTERN FORMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 10
COOK COMPOSITES AND POLYMERS CO. 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 10
APPLIED CONCEPTS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
MARLEY COOLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
SPECIALTY PRODUCTS OF GREENWOOD, MISSOURI, INC. 0 0 1 4 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
HUHTAMAKI, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 9
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 8
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 8
ALLIED-SIGNAL INC. 3 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
STOWERS INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5 8
BUSHNELL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 1 7
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 7
VARIFORM, INC. 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
WCM INDUSTRIES, INC. 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CLEAR WIRELESS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7
CELEBRITY SIGNATURES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 7
EDWARD WAYNE, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 6
CASTLE CREATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6
GOFIGURE PAYMENTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 6
H& R BLOCK TAX SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 6
PRECO INDUSTRIES, LTD. 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
UNIVERSAL ENGRAVING, INC. 1 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
WENGER MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6
METCRAFT, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 6
HUHTAMAKI CONSUMER PACKAGING, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 6
BLOCK FINANCIAL CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 6
AIRFIXTURE L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 5
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 5
BURGER & BROWN ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 5
BUSHNELL PERFORMANCE OPTICS 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 5
CADENCE ENVIRONMENTAL ENERGY, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
DA VINCI ROOFSCAPES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 5
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
DIT-MCO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
FARMLAND FOODS, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5
GRAPHIC TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HUSQVARNA OUTDOOR PRODUCTS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 5
KOCH EQUIPMENT, LLC 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
RUSKIN COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 5
SUNCAST CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 5
CHILDREN'S MERCY HOSPITAL 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 5
NESTEC, S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 5
A. ZAHNER COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 5
BALANCE INNOVATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
BURKE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4
CALMAR, INC. 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CONVEYOR TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DISCOVERY RESOURCES, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
INNOVATION IP HOLDING CO. 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
MEDTRONIC INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
NEXUS MEDICAL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
ON TRACK SPORTS, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
RUTLAND, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
SHADE FOODS, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VENETEC INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
WEST AGRO, INC. 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WINKLER + DUNNEBIER AG 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WYETH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 4
BHA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
JOHNSON FOOD EQUIPMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
JOHNS MANVILLE 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 4
PROTEON THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 4
SEALRIGHT CO., INC. 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ALTECH INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AMERICAN INGREDIENTS COMPANY 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ASK JEEVES, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AUTOMATION DYNAMICS LLC 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
BAIR PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
BIOMUNE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
BLACK & VEATCH CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
BLACK & VEATCH HOLDING COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
BLACK & VEATCH PRITCHARD, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BLUESCOPE BUILDINGS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
BODE TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
BUCYRUS EQUIPMENT CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
BURGER ENGINEERING, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BURKE MOBILITY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BUSHNELL CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CARDINAL BRANDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
CONEXANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
CONEXANT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
EARTH PRODUCTS LIMITED 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELECTROFORMED STENTS, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELK COMPOSITE BUILDING PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
ERUCES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
INTELLECTUAL VENTURES I LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
IVY ANIMAL HEALTH, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
JRH BIOSCIENCES, INC. 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
KNIT-RITE, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
LABCONCO CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MARLEY COOLING TOWER COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MEDICAL POSITIONING, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
NICOLAY FAMILY ENTERPRISES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
PETERSON MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
ROCK N ROLLER, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
ROM CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
RONNING ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
STEMLOCK, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TILLIN, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
W+D MACHINERY CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
YORK INTERNATIONAL CORP. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CYDEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
DELAVAL, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
GOFIGURE MEDIA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
MGP INGREDIENTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
BASIMAH KHULUSI MD, LLC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
DST SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
SPIRAFLEX, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
SUBSURFACE TECHNOLOGIES INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3


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