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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

Lansing-East Lansing, 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
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 36 31 42 44 24 21 27 33 43 39 35 32 407
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 18 17 23 19 11 16 6 16 6 16 16 10 174
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 1 4 2 2 3 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 17
TRI-STATE HOSPITAL SUPPLY CORPORATION 3 0 3 0 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 15
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 4 3 13
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 0 2 0 3 0 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 13
JAM TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 3 0 0 0 0 12
CENTURION MEDICAL PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 9
WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY 0 0 3 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DART CONTAINER CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 7
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
ADAC PLASTICS, INC. 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
HAYES LEMMERZ INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
CLARITY TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
P.I. ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 1 5
WELD-AID PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
TCI AUTOMOTIVE, L.L.C. 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
APPLIED CARBOCHEMICALS 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TAPCO INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
COMBUSTION DYNAMICS CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
DPD, INC. 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MICHIGAN BIOTECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
AI MEDICAL DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
BORGWARNER INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
COSKATA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
ECOSYNTHETIX INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EMERALD BIOAGRICULTURE CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INSTRUMENTED SENSOR TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
JM ELECTRONICS LTD. LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
LACKS INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
MELANGE COMPUTER SERVICES, INC. 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DAIMLERCHRYSLER CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
JOHN HENRY COMPANY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3


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