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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

Salt Lake City, UT

( 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 95 82 75 65 62 56 64 61 61 47 71 79 818
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION 15 35 17 12 16 11 14 21 22 19 39 39 260
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. 12 18 18 14 12 11 21 18 7 5 6 7 149
3COM CORPORATION 19 26 35 27 20 6 1 1 1 1 4 0 141
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 5 2 3 3 6 4 14 12 7 17 17 12 102
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 2 1 5 2 6 0 1 0 5 9 13 21 65
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 6 4 12 7 9 1 3 1 3 4 4 9 63
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 12 8 3 6 5 5 1 0 1 2 11 6 60
MYRIAD GENETICS, INC. 9 6 5 3 4 6 4 4 7 3 2 0 53
NOVELL, INC. 6 2 7 5 0 2 3 1 5 5 9 5 50
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 15 12 9 5 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 46
EVANS & SUTHERLAND COMPUTER CORP. 5 2 5 3 7 4 8 4 4 2 1 1 46
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 5 5 2 3 3 1 1 2 2 6 5 4 39
CAO GROUP, INC. 0 1 1 0 6 13 8 4 0 1 4 0 38
NPS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 10 4 4 5 4 0 3 5 0 0 2 0 37
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 6 10 7 6 36
CERAMATEC, INC. 5 3 2 0 2 1 1 3 1 3 5 10 36
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 6 10 7 4 33
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 0 0 0 7 5 4 2 5 1 6 1 0 31
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 7 17 30
C. R. BARD, INC. 1 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 4 9 1 8 29
SARCOS L.C. 6 8 6 4 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 29
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH 3 5 5 5 3 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 28
GE MEDICAL SYSTEMS GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY COMPANY, LLC 0 1 1 11 2 3 5 2 2 0 0 0 27
SONIC INNOVATIONS, INC. 4 6 10 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 27
BLACK DIAMOND EQUIPMENT, LTD. INC. 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 6 5 2 1 5 23
SMITH INTERNATIONAL INC. 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 4 1 4 6 21
THE CODE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 3 4 2 1 2 21
ZEVEX, INC. 1 2 0 4 2 3 1 0 1 0 5 2 21
XILINX, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 3 3 7 2 20
CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 0 4 4 1 2 19
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 3 2 3 2 3 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 18
INTEL CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 5 5 2 2 0 1 0 0 18
LONGYEAR TM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 15 18
ZARS, INC. 0 5 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 17
INTEGRATED VASCULAR INTERVENTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.C. (IVIT, LC) 0 0 0 8 3 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 16
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 10 1 0 0 0 16
IOMEC, INCORPORATED 1 2 2 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 15
UNISYS CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 4 4 0 1 0 15
3FORM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 4 4 14
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 8 14
CIRQUE CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 2 2 1 1 0 14
ENVIROTECH PUMPSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 1 5 2 1 1 0 1 14
IOMEGA CORPORATION 3 4 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
LIPOCINE, INC. 0 4 4 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 14
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 3 1 2 0 0 14
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 3 4 13
MICROLIN LLC 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 2 1 1 3 13
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 5 13
U.S. SYNTHETIC CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 5 13
EMWARE, INC. 0 1 3 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
JAMES D. EASTON, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 2 0 12
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 2 0 0 1 1 12
MEGADYNE MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 3 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 12
PRECISION VASCULAR SYSTEMS, INC. 4 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12
SARCOS INVESTMENTS LC 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 6 0 0 0 0 12
TREBOR INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 2 3 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 12
AMERICAN COVERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 3 2 11
BALLARD MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 2 2 2 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
SPECIALIZED HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 4 1 0 0 11
DYNO NOBEL, INC. 2 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 10
HUISH DETERGENTS, INC. 1 1 2 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
MACROMED, INC. 1 2 0 2 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 10
RAYTHEON SARCOS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 2 10
WATSON PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 10
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 2 9
AMEDICA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 4 1 9
LANDESK SOFTWARE LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 0 2 0 9
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 4 0 9
BIOMICRO SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 8
CONTROL4 CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 3 8
HS WEST INVESTMENTS, LLC, 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 8
KENNECOTT UTAH COPPER CORPORATION 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 8
MARTIN DOOR MANUFACTURING 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 8
OGIO INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 8
ORTHO DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 8
SLICEX, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 1 2 0 8
WATSON LABORATORIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 6 0 0 0 0 1 8
WOLFE TORY MEDICAL, INC. 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 8
AEROMET TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
ALL RITE PRODUCTS INC. 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
BACK TO BASICS PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 0 7
BAUSCH & LOMB, INC. 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 7
CLEARONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 7
LANDESK SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 7
OFF THE WALL PRODUCTS LLC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 7
PHONEX BROADBAND CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 7
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
TECHNISCAN, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 7
ATTENSITY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
CLEARPLAY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 1 6
ENDOVASCULAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MATERIALS AND SYSTEMS RESEARCH, INC. 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MOTION CONTROL, INCORPORATED 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 6
NEWELL OPERATING COMPANY 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
NTC TECHNOLOGY INC. 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PHONEX CORPORATION 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
POOL COVER SPECIALISTS NATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
RADIUS ENGINEERING, INC. 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 0 6
RUBICOR MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
S5 WIRELESS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 6
SEROCTIN RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 6
SME STEEL CONTRACTORS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 2 0 6
SORENSON DEVELOPMENT INCORPORATED 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
SOUNDTUBE ENTERTAINMENT, INC. 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
STERLING INVESTMENTS LC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 6
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 6
AVIVA SPORTS, L.L.C. 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
CHISCO, INC. 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DAW TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 5
DENTECH, LLC 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
GAS RESEARCH INSTITUTE 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
IDAHO TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 5
INNOSYS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 5
M-BIOTECH, INC. 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
NETDEPOSIT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 5
NXI COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
OSCILLA POWER INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
RAGULA SYSTEMS 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
RED LEAF RESOURCES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
SARCOS, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
SENSITRON, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 5
SMITHKLINE BEECHAM CORPORATION 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
STERLING LC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3 5
Z GEAR, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 5
AUTOLIV ASP, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
COGNETIX, INC. 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
COLIBERT ENTERPRISES 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 4
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
DELTAGEN PROTEOMICS, INC. 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GL&V MANAGEMENT HUNGARY KFT 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
IHC HEALTH SERVICES, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
JUPITER IP, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
LINVATEC CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
MACROTECH POLYSEAL, INC. 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
MEDQUEST PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
NEWELL WINDOW FURNISHINGS, INC. 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
OEC MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ORBIT IRRIGATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PDTI HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
PHERIN CORPORATION 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PROCESS INSTRUMENTS, INC. 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
RMDI, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
SECUREALERT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
STAR BRIDGE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
SUNGARD SCT INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 4
TAPC, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
THE SUN PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
UTAH MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VITAL ACCESS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
WON-DOOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
XEL HERBACEUTICALS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
360 ELECTRICAL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
ADICO, ASIA POLYDIAMOND COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
ADVANCED COMPOSITES, INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
ALTA ANALOG, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
BIOMERIDIAN INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
BULLFROG INTERNATIONAL, L.C. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
CENTERBEAM, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
CHAPMAN THERMAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
CLINICAL INNOVATION ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CLINICAL INNOVATIONS LIMITED 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
COMBUSTION SPECIALISTS, INC. 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CONNOR SPORT COURT INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
CRIMSON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
DJ ORTHOPEDICS, LLC 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EARTH RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
ECHELON BIOSCIENCES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
ELECTROMECHANICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
ENVIROPROP CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
HYDRO ENGINEERING EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLY CO. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
IBAHN GENERAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
INGENIX, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
INTELLISYNC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
JAMES W. BUNGER & ASSOC., INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
JOHN FLUKE MFG. CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
LABONE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
MICROMEM TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
MYREXIS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
MYRIAD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
PARKERVISION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
PARTICLE DRILLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORP. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PURITY SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
QSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
RADEUM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3
REMOTEMDX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
ROCKWELL COLLINS SIMULATION AND TRAINING SOLUTIONS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
SAC ACQUISITION LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
SEQUOIA PACIFIC RESEARCH COMPANY, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
SIFLARE, INC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
SKULLCANDY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
SNAP LOCK INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
SOFAMOR DANEK HOLDINGS, INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SORENSON MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
THROMBODYNE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WATERMARK TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WESTERN HOLDINGS, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
ZAXIS INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
ZDF IMPORT EXPORT INC 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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