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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

San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, 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 27 30 22 31 27 23 26 9 17 17 22 22 18 15 306
STRASBAUGH, INC. 4 3 7 11 6 9 12 6 2 2 0 3 2 2 69
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 2 6 8 10 10 9 6 1 2 1 0 1 0 56
ENSCI INCORPORATED 1 5 1 20 13 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 44
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 7 11 23
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 6 10 19
IROBOT CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 3 4 15
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 2 3 12
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 4 3 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 12
OUTLAND RESEARCH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 1 1 0 0 12
SAES PURE GAS, INC. 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 2 2 0 11
NELLCOR PURITAN BENNETT INCORPORATED 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 3 0 0 10
XANTREX TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 0 3 10
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 2 8
RANTEC POWER SYSTEMS INC. 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 8
SEMINIS VEGETABLE SEEDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3 1 8
DEL INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
VERIFY FIRST TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
VIVUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 3 7
BLACKHAWK INDUSTRIES PRODUCT GROUP UNLIMITED LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5 0 0 0 6
ATOLL HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
CALIFORNIA POLYTECHNIC STATE UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DIOPTICS MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
DISTRIBUTED POWER, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MINKA LIGHTING, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
NCF INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5
SCIENTIFIC DRILLING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 5
ZOO MED LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 5
FZIO MED, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
JR JOHANSON, INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
LANDMARK SCREENS LLC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
ORYZATECH INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 4
ZURN INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ZURN INDUSTRIES, LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 4
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
AMERICOM USA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
BRUNSWICK CORPORATION 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DEN-MAT CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
EXALT COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
MAXIMUM MOTORSPORTS 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
MIRANOVA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
PATIO PACIFIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
PLASMASEAL LLC 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PROMEGA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
RED HAT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
RENEWABLE POWER CONVERSION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
S.A.E.S. GETTERS S.P.A. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
SHL GROUP AB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
SPECIALTY SILICONE FABRICATORS, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
TRANSUNION INTERACTIVE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3



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