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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

Reading, PA

( 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 20 21 13 16 18 12 8 5 5 4 6 7 135
AGERE SYSTEMS INC. 0 1 3 22 20 10 15 13 16 8 12 10 130
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 43 29 5 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 80
DANA CORPORATION 8 7 7 6 4 4 6 3 3 0 0 0 48
AGERE SYSTEMS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 13 29 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 42
GRACO CHILDREN'S PRODUCTS, INC. 3 1 1 6 3 2 3 3 7 3 3 4 39
CABOT CORPORATION 4 2 7 3 4 2 1 3 2 3 2 0 33
ROHM AND HAAS COMPANY 0 5 7 6 4 4 3 0 1 1 1 0 32
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 3 4 5 3 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 21
MORTON INTERNATIONAL, INC. 16 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21
WONDERLAND NURSERY GOODS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 8 4 17
TRIQUINT TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CO. 0 0 0 4 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 11
BRENTWOOD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 4 1 10
ARROW INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 9
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
CRS HOLDINGS, INC. 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION 1 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AGERE SYSTEMS OPTOELECTRONICS GUARDIAN CORP. 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ELAN PHARMA INTERNATIONAL LIMITED 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
HABASIT AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 0 6
SIMPLICITY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 6
TELEFLEX INCORPORATED 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 6
ZARLINK SEMICONDUCTOR (U.S.) INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 6
SYNTHES (U.S.A.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 5
ALCON, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
CERTAINTEED CORP. 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
EAST PENN MANUFACTURING COMPANY , INC. 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
NEWFREY LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
OCCIDENTAL CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WOODSTREAM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
AIR PRODUCTS POLYMERS, L.P. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
AMETEK, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
ANALYTICAL GRAPHICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
BINNEY & SMITH 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CNH AMERICA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
NEAPCO, INC. 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PROTON ENERGY SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
PURITEK, INC 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
ROYAL SOVEREIGN, LTD 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SERMATECH INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THERMAL CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3


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