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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

Monroe, 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 9 5 10 3 2 3 4 3 4 12 4 67
LA-Z-BOY INCORPORATED 1 0 2 1 1 5 3 1 3 4 2 5 28
DANA CORPORATION 5 6 0 1 7 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 23
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 9 9 22
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 2 1 5 7 1 20
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 7 3 3 17
GUARDIAN INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 6 0 0 1 3 0 2 1 16
OWENS-BROCKWAY GLASS CONTAINER INC. 1 3 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 12
MIRROR LITE COMPANY 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 0 1 1 1 11
BASF CORPORATION 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 8
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
HAMMILL MANUFACTURING CO. 0 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
TORQUE-TRACTION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
MICHIGAN TUBE SWAGERS & FABRICATORS, INC. 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
SPINAL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 2 7
FLUID EQUIPMENT DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6
WARNER-LAMBERT COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 6
HAYES LEMMERZ INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
AUTOMATIC HANDLING, INC. 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DRAW-TITE, INC. 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LIMO-REID, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
MIDWAY PRODUCTS GROUP, INC. 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ORTHO INNOVATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
TENNECO AUTOMOTIVE INC. 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VISTEON GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ZIMMER SPINE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 4
BIONIX PROSTHETIC SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
ERVOS, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EXATEC, LLC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
FORD MOTOR COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
J.A. JONES ENVIRONMENTAL SERVICES COMPANY 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
PILKINGTON NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
PRIVACASH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
SPICER DRIVESHAFT, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYRON ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING, LLC 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3


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