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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

Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 50 43 49 41 41 23 32 26 28 37 45 48 463
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 20 20 20 20 21 14 21 13 15 16 16 28 224
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 7 5 5 3 1 5 2 3 5 7 5 49
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 5 4 6 4 6 2 4 4 3 0 4 3 45
SQUARE D COMPANY 3 6 3 6 7 1 6 3 5 0 1 3 44
ECOSMART TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 4 3 7 3 4 5 5 0 1 33
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 2 5 5 9 29
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 1 2 1 3 0 2 7 1 1 2 2 4 26
GIBSON GUITAR CORP. 2 0 3 1 3 2 0 7 2 0 0 1 21
NU-KOTE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 3 3 1 5 2 0 0 19
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5 6 5 17
TDY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 1 3 6 17
CAMPBELL HAUSFELD/SCOTT FETZER COMPANY 3 2 0 2 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 15
HENNESSY INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 15
DIALYSIS SYSTEMS, INC. 0 7 1 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 13
EARTH TO AIR SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 4 3 13
FRANCE/SCOTT FETZER CO. 3 1 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 12
MURRAY, INC. 3 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
BOSS INSTRUMENTS, LTD. 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 0 11
SMARTVUE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3 11
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 0 1 1 1 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 10
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 4 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 10
MERITOR LIGHT VEHICLE SYSTEMS LLC 1 5 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
SPECTRAMET, LLC 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 2 1 9
STANDEX INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
ADVANCED SORTING TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 8
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 3 8
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 2 7
ECO-OXYGEN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 7
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
SEIKO EPSON CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SMARTGUARD, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 7
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE NORTH AMERICAN TIRE, LLC 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 6
DANA CORPORATION 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
EDGENET INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 6
KYZEN CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
MSS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 6
PETERSON TOOL COMPANY 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 2 6
ZAMA JAPAN 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
ALADDIN TEMP-RITE, LLC 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
ALBANY INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 5
AMHERST HOLDING CO. 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CHROMALOX, INC. 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
FIBERWEB, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 5
FRANCE/A SCOTT FETZER COMPANY 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5
HEATHCO LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 5
HOLCOMB HEALTHCARE SERVICES, LLC 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
INTERNATIONAL COMFORT PRODUCTS CORPORATION 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
JP SCOPE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 5
KODI KLIP CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5
LOCHINVAR, LLC 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
NATIONAL RECOVERY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
PERFECT EQUIPMENT INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 5
STINGER INDUSTRIES, LLC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 5
TRW INC. 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
WELLNESS, LLC 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ANESTHETIC GAS RECLAMATION, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
ATI PROPERTIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BIOVENTURES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
GRIFFIN & CANTRELL COMPANY, INC. 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
H-TECH, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
MAGNETIC SEPARATION SYSTEMS, INC. 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MEGATRADE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
REEMAY, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
STRATOS BOATS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
TUITION FUND, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
VEXTEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 4
3SAE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
APCOM, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
AQUA BATH COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BATLOK, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
BIOMIMETIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
BRIDGESTONE/FIRESTONE RESEARCH, INC. 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CALSONICKANSEI NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
CINRAM INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
COEUR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
DEL-MET CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
EGRET MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
ENGINEERED GLASS PRODUCTS, LLC 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FIESTA GAS GRILLS, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GENHUNTER CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
IMPULSE SOLUTIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
MAYTAG CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
MICROWAVE OVENS LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
MUELLER INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
NASHVILLE WIRE PRODUCTS MFG. COMPANY, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PRECISION PULSUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
STATE INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SUBJECT MATTERS LLC 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYSTEMS SPRAY-COOLED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
TOSHIBA AMERICA CONSUMER PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
TRITON BOAT COMPANY, L.P. 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNIVERSAL SAFETY RESPONSE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
VERAN MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
ZAMA JAPAN KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3


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