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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

Knoxville, TN

( 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
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 16 49 58 59 43 35 45 49 29 31 66 52 532
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 35 29 30 24 24 18 22 23 14 16 19 30 284
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY RESEARCH CORPORATION 34 15 4 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 59
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 7 20 17 57
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 4 7 11 10 39
CSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 7 8 2 3 0 3 4 1 2 3 2 3 38
RADIO SYSTEMS CORP. 3 2 3 5 1 4 2 3 0 3 9 3 38
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH CORPORATION 10 9 12 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 35
BABCOCK & WILCOX TECHNICAL SERVICES Y-12, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 6 8 23
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 7 4 4 21
CTI PET SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 1 2 4 8 1 1 0 0 0 0 20
ROBERTSHAW CONTROLS COMPANY 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 6 2 2 0 1 17
SCHLEGEL CORPORATION 3 1 6 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 17
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 2 4 1 2 4 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 17
DORIS NEBEL BEAL INTER VIVOS PATENT TRUST 0 0 1 5 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 14
ADROIT DEVELOPMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 1 1 1 3 1 12
DEROYAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 12
INDUCTIVE SIGNATURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 2 2 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 11
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 0 1 2 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 11
YALE SECURITY INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 2 2 11
SHOFNER ENGINEERING ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 10
PHOTOGEN, INC. 1 1 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
TRW INC. 0 4 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
ZELLWEGER USTER, INC. 7 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
ANALYSIS & MEASUREMENT SERVICES CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 0 8
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 0 1 8
ADROIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 7
ARC AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 2 7
MAYTAG CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
PROVECTUS PHARMATECH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 1 1 7
SOUTHERN IMPACT RESEARCH CENTER, LLC 0 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
WYKO INCORPORATED 2 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
DEERE + COMPANY 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
NISUS CORP. 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 6
BWXT Y-12 L.L.C. 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 5
CTI, INCORPORATED 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ELECTRIC POWER RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 5
INTERACTIVE PICTURES CORPORATION 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 5
LOCKHEED MARTIN ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
OAK RIDGE MICRO-ENERGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 5
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORP. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PROCON, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 5
ALCOA INC. 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
AMERICAN SECURE CARE, LLC 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ANDROSOLUTIONS, INC. 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BUSH BROTHERS & COMPANY 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
DENTEK ORAL CARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
EQUITY ENTERPRISES 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
FELKNOR VENTURES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 4
FI-SHOCK, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GOAL LINE ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ICOVE AND ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
J & J MACHINE & TOOL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
MEMC ELECTRONIC MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
NANOTEK, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
SECUREALERT, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
SONY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
THIRD DIMENSION IP LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 4
XANTECH PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
ADVANCED BIOMARKER TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
ATLANTIC RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DALEN PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
ELECTROCHEMICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
EMERACHEM, LLC 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
EOD TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
FAST FORWARD DEVICES, LLC 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FILMAX, INCORPORATED 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
INDUSTRIAL CERAMIC SOLUTIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
IPIX CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
KEMP CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAD PARTNERS 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MATERIAL INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
MTS SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NUCSAFE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
PERKINELMER INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
POLYMORE CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGIES, L.P. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SAFETY BARRIERS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHELL OIL COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
WORLDWIDE ENERGY, INC. OF DELAWARE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3


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