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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

San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX

( 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 65 67 57 60 44 46 55 45 41 41 58 57 636
SOUTHWEST RESEARCH INSTITUTE 27 24 36 28 37 18 38 35 26 29 34 15 347
UNITED SERVICES AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION (USAA) 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 8 74 88 176
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 12 11 9 7 2 4 10 7 5 7 11 9 94
LANCER PARTNERSHIP LTD. 8 13 8 13 7 2 7 7 4 4 8 6 87
KCI LICENSING, INC. 1 0 9 6 8 8 4 2 7 10 14 14 83
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 9 20 26 58
BIONUMERIK PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 23 6 2 3 1 1 2 5 0 1 10 1 55
SONY CORPORATION 14 10 3 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 32
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 2 8 12 4 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 31
ADVANCED BIO PROSTHETIC SURFACES, LTD. 0 1 1 1 3 3 1 4 1 2 5 2 24
WATER RIDE CONCEPTS, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 15 5 23
THE NORDAM GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 4 7 5 1 0 0 0 3 20
KERAPLAST TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 5 5 3 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 19
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 3 3 0 3 2 1 0 1 0 3 2 18
CLEARWATER INTERNATIONAL LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 9 18
VLSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 8 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
OSTEOSCREEN, INC. 1 0 4 1 0 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 13
SECURELOGIX CORPORATION 0 2 0 0 6 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 12
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AIR FORCE 3 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 12
ADVANCED MICRO DEVICES, INC. 1 1 3 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 11
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 1 0 0 2 0 11
SESACO CORPORATION 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 2 4 11
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 11
ECONTROLS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 2 10
HARCOURT ASSESSMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 5 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 10
SBC TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES, INC. 0 1 1 2 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 10
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 2 3 9
INJURY SCIENCES LLC 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 1 9
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 1 2 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
NBGS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 9
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 0 3 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
AT& T LABS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 2 1 8
HEALTHPOINT, LTD. 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
HK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INCORPORATED 1 4 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 8
KINETIC CONCEPTS, INC. 4 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
LUCIFER LIGHTING COMPANY 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8
NXP B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 0 8
SBC KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 8
VIDACARE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 3 8
AT& T KNOWLEDGE VENTURES, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 2 7
PSYCHOLOGICAL CORPORATION 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SCUDERI GROUP LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 7
BORAL MATERIAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 6
LITTON SYSTEMS INC. 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
OSTEOBIOLOGICS, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 1 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ABPS VENTURE ONE, LTD. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
ARTHREX INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 5
BIOMEDICAL ENTERPRISES, INC. 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
CONCEPTUAL MIND WORKS, INC. 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
DATA RACE, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC. 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
E-WATCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 5
LIGHTSTICK PARTNERS, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 5
MISSION PHARMACAL COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 5
MOTOROLA, INC. 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MSA AIRCRAFT PRODUCTS LTD 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
OBERTHUR GAMING TECHNOLOGIES INC 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
OWENS-CORNING FIBERGLAS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PHILIPS SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
RESEARCH BY COPPERHEAD HILL, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
SALIX MEDICAL, INC. 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
STRYKER CORPORATION 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 5
TRINITY LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
ULTRAFRYER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BIOMEDICAL DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 4
CUTLER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 4
MATERIALS EVOLUTION AND DEVELOPMENT USA, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
MUSTANG ENGINEERING, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 4
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORP. 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
SENIOR INVESTMENTS AG 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SOLUTIONS FOR THOUGHT, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 4
ALERT SERVICES, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALISTAGEN CORPORATION 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BREACHING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
COCA-COLA COMPANY 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CORR INSTRUMENTS, LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
EPICENTRE TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
EXOXEMIS, INC. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FEELSURE HEALTH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
H. B. ZACHRY COMPANY 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HI/FN, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
ILEX PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTERSIL AMERICAS INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MISSION TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
NABCO, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
SANDISK 3D LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
SBC PROPERTIES, L.P. 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SKYWARD OPTICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
SOUTHERN CLAY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
STANDARD AERO (SAN ANTONIO), INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3
TAKATA SEAT BELTS INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
TEFTEC CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
TRIPLE CROWN DOG ACADEMY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
TRN BUSINESS TRUST 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
W. C. BRADLEY CO. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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