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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 - 2013 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

Salinas, CA

( 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 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 26 28 21 11 14 11 8 13 10 12 8 16 16 14 208
INTEL CORPORATION 3 1 5 4 10 5 5 7 1 3 2 2 0 0 48
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 4 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 6 0 6 27
XILINX, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 6 5 3 0 1 2 2 2 2 25
A. DUDA & SONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 5 0 0 5 1 5 22
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC. 1 2 1 4 0 1 0 4 1 2 2 1 1 0 20
FRESH EXPRESS, INC. 0 3 4 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 2 2 17
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 2 0 3 2 1 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 15
CURON MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 14
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 2 3 13
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 8 12
MCEWAN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 8 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
PROGENY ADVANCED GENETICS 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 12
SOUNDSTARTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 5 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 10
DOLE FRESH VEGETABLES CO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 2 0 9
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 1 1 8
SAMBRAILO PACKAGING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 8
HITACHI GLOBAL STORAGE TECHNOLOGIES NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 7
LANGUAGE LINE SERVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 0 1 7
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 6
CENTRAL VALLEY SEEDS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 6
TYCO ELECTRONICS LOGISTICS AG 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ATHEROS COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CREATIVE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MEDERI THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 5
SANDCRAFT, INC. 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SIERRA INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
THE NIELSEN COMPANY (U.S.), L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
TRECE, INC. 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
CTB-MCGRAW HILL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
DIVA SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ENGATE TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 4
INTRABAY AUTOMATION, INC. 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LOS ROBLES ADVERTISING, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
MONTEREY BAY AQUARIUM RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
O2 MICRO INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
ONE PASS LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
SHOP MA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
SYNERGENE SEED & TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
VARIAN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
AVAGO TECHNOLOGIES FIBER IP(SINGAPORE) PTE. LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
BIOTIE THERAPIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
CORBIN PACIFIC INC. 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GALACTIC COMPUTING CORPORATION BVI/BC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
HOSPIRA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
LASER DEVICES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
NORDSON CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NOVELL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
PATENTED INNOVATIONS LLC 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
POWER TOOL INSTITUTE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
WESTEK ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
WINVIEW, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
WIRELESS STRATEGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3



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