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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

Rochester, MN

( 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
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 198 209 201 190 206 197 243 201 270 322 385 394 3016
MAYO FOUNDATION FOR MEDICAL EDUCATION AND RESEARCH 16 19 21 26 20 22 17 17 23 21 47 31 280
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 0 0 10 20 16 13 10 4 2 2 2 79
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 9 10 7 9 10 6 3 2 5 2 9 7 79
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 3 7 4 6 7 5 3 0 1 0 36
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 1 5 3 5 5 3 2 2 3 29
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 6 6 5 26
MCNEILUS TRUCK & MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 3 2 2 4 1 0 3 1 0 3 5 2 26
WESTERN DIGITAL CORPORATION 16 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26
WESTERN DIGITAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 5 9 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 4 6 1 3 0 0 0 15
PEMSTAR, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
ROCKWOOD RETAINING WALLS, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
SPX CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 8
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 7
HARDCORE COMPUTER, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4 7
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7
OSEMI, INCORPORATED 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 7
ALLIANCE CONCRETE CONCEPTS, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 6
MORTARLESS TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 0 6
RELCO UNISYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5 0 6
WOLFGRAM INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 6
FTL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 5
MINNESOTA HIGH-TECH RESOURCES, LLC 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, THE REGENTS OF 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
XIOTECH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 5
AZOTIC COATING TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 4
DATAPLOW, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LOGICLIBRARY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4
MICRON ELECTRONICS, INC. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TREND MICRO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
VIA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
XILINX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
EFFICIENT MEMORY TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
MITEK HOLDING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
SANDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
SOLVAY PHARMACEUTICALS GMBH 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TUMOR BIOLOGY INVESTMENT GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3


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