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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

Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, 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 42 46 37 41 38 25 32 37 20 25 34 42 33 31 483
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 11 12 12 21 19 11 16 15 10 16 45 31 44 31 294
RAYTHEON COMPANY 15 8 5 7 5 9 7 4 3 8 6 5 13 16 111
CREE, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 3 7 10 11 18 17 23 99
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 0 1 1 5 12 17 9 7 8 11 8 5 84
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 17 7 10 4 10 12 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 67
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 1 2 5 5 10 5 4 6 4 3 0 5 52
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 4 3 4 5 7 8 5 4 4 4 1 1 0 50
INNOVATIVE MICRO TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 6 1 8 10 7 5 5 49
SORAA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 23 20 46
FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 8 8 6 13 42
SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 3 4 5 9 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 0 1 41
CALLWAVE, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 3 5 5 4 9 0 35
INTRI-PLEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 3 4 5 0 0 0 2 2 6 1 2 2 1 32
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0 1 3 0 5 4 27
ASYLUM RESEARCH CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 3 1 2 4 4 2 26
CALIENT NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 3 9 6 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 25
COMPUTER MOTION, INC. 3 1 3 2 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 3 4 2 2 0 0 0 25
WYATT TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 4 1 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 2 4 3 25
CALLWAVE COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 18 24
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 6 6 2 0 2 23
TRANSPHORM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 4 11 23
AGILITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 1 7 3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
KARL STORZ IMAGING, INC. 1 0 0 4 0 1 1 3 2 1 2 0 5 1 21
ALLERGAN, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 13 20
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 5 19
OCCAM NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 1 4 2 2 3 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 18
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 1 0 2 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 18
INDIGO SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
SONOS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 3 3 4 16
ZINC MATRIX POWER, INC. 0 0 2 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
DAKO/AS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 3 3 15
GRT, INC. 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 2 2 15
PRINCE LIONHEART, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 2 15
AIRWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 2 4 1 14
LINVATEC CORPORATION 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 14
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 5 12
SLOANLED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 2 2 1 0 0 0 12
THE SLOAN COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 7 12
CATALYTIC SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 11
CLIPPER WINDPOWER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 11
DUPONT DISPLAYS, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 11
EDWARDS SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 3 11
WEBER ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 1 0 1 11
ADRENA, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 10
E. KHASHOGGI INDUSTRIES, LLC 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
GLOBAL ENERGY SCIENCE, LLC (CALIFORNIA) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 6 1 10
INNERLITE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 3 1 1 10
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 10
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 2 1 10
ADVANCED MINERALS CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
CBRITE INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 0 9
KIRBY MORGAN DIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 9
RENCO ENCODERS, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 9
AGILE RF, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 1 0 8
BRUKER NANO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 8
CREE LIGHTING COMPANY 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DEN-MAT CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
HARRIER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 8
INOGEN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 8
J 2 GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 2 8
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 8
MIRAVANT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 8
PRICELOCK, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 8
SPECIAL DEVICES, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
BIOSPHERE INDUSTRIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 7
ELM TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ERICSSON, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
FIDELICA MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
HENDRY MECHANICAL WORKS 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
HOLLAND ELECTRONICS, LLC 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
LITTON SYSTEMS INC. 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
UNIAX CORPORATION 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ATOMATE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 6
AVAILIGENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
CARDIOMEND LLC 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
CITRIX ONLINE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 6
FARO TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3 6
GAMELOT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 0 0 6
GREEN HILLS SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 6
RVM SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
4YOURSOUL.COM 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 5
ABBOTT MEDICAL OPTICS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 5
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
AT&T CORP. 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
BUILDERS HARDWARE INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
FINANALYTICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 5
FRIEDMAN RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 5
GORE ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
MENTOR CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MICRO SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ROBERT T. AND VIRGINIA T. JENKINS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5
SIXPOINT MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
TEGAL CORP. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
TOPSIDE RESEARCH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 5
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
ADVANCED MEDICAL OPTICS, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
AEC-ABLE ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
AGILE MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ANTONE WIRELESS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 4
APPFOLIO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
APPLIED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BIO-TEC BIOLOGISCHE NATURVERPACKUNGEN GMBH & CO. KG 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
BOSS PHYSICAL SCIENCES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 4
CELERUS DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 4
ETERNAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FAIRCHILD HOLDING CORP. 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GYROTON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 4
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
IXIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
JAESENT INC. 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
MULTIPROBE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
NANODEVICES, INC. 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
OXFORD INSTRUMENTS (UK) LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
PARATA SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 4
PARTICLE SIZING SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
RIGHTSCALE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
SANTA BARBARA MEDCO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SKYLER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
SOILMOISTURE EQUIPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 4
SPUTTERED FILMS, INC. 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
STORZ ENDOSKOP PRODUKTIONS GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 4
TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 4
ALCOA GLOBAL FASTENERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
ARROWEYE SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
CLEAN WATER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
COBRA NORTH AMERICA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
COMPUTER ASSOCIATES THINK, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
COSPHERIC LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
CYTOMX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
DIGITOME CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
DNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ETAMOTA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
HAMMERHEAD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
HEIDENHAIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
HUCK PATENTS, INC. 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INNOVATIVE SURVIVABILITY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
INTEGRA MEDICAL 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTUITIVE SURGICAL OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
LAUNCHPOINT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAGNETIC MOMENTS, LLC 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
MCLAREN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MIRAVANT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MOTEDATA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
NOVARE SURGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
OPTICAL COMMUNICATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
RAMUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
RINGREVENUE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
SATCO INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
SATRON, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHAMROCK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHELL & SLATE SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
SONY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
SPOONJACK, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SURGIDEV CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET L M ERICSSON (PUBL.) 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
TURBODYNE SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VIMA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VOICECRAFT INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WADA, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
WORLD MULTICAST.COM, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ZOS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3



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