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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

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 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 42 46 37 41 38 25 32 37 20 25 34 42 419
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 11 12 12 21 19 11 16 15 10 16 45 31 219
RAYTHEON COMPANY 15 8 5 7 5 9 7 4 3 8 6 5 82
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 0 1 1 5 12 17 9 7 8 11 71
MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC INDUSTRIAL CO., LTD. 4 17 7 10 4 10 12 2 1 0 0 0 67
CREE, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 3 7 10 11 18 59
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 4 3 4 5 7 8 5 4 4 4 1 49
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 1 2 5 5 10 5 4 6 4 3 47
SUPERCONDUCTOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 3 4 5 9 5 1 2 1 0 1 3 40
INNOVATIVE MICRO TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 6 1 8 10 7 39
INTRI-PLEX TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 3 4 5 0 0 0 2 2 6 1 2 29
CALLWAVE, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 3 1 3 3 5 5 4 26
CALIENT NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 3 9 6 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 25
COMPUTER MOTION, INC. 3 1 3 2 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 25
INTUITIVE SURGICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 3 4 2 2 0 25
FLIR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 8 8 23
AGILITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 1 7 3 4 4 1 1 0 0 0 21
LINEAR TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 6 6 2 21
ASYLUM RESEARCH CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 6 3 1 2 4 20
INTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 12 0 1 3 0 18
OCCAM NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 1 4 2 2 3 0 1 3 2 0 18
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 2 1 0 2 2 3 5 2 0 0 1 0 18
WYATT TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 1 4 1 2 1 1 3 2 0 1 2 18
INDIGO SYSTEMS CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 16
ZINC MATRIX POWER, INC. 0 0 2 5 4 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 16
KARL STORZ IMAGING, INC. 1 0 0 4 0 1 1 3 2 1 2 0 15
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 4 2 1 0 0 14
LINVATEC CORPORATION 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 1 3 1 0 14
PRINCE LIONHEART, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 4 0 0 1 0 1 2 13
SLOANLED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5 2 2 1 0 12
CLIPPER WINDPOWER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 2 0 0 11
DUPONT DISPLAYS, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 2 0 1 11
EDWARDS SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 1 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
GRT, INC. 0 0 5 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3 11
ADRENA, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 10
CATALYTIC SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 1 10
E. KHASHOGGI INDUSTRIES, LLC 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 0 1 2 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 1 10
WEBER ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 3 1 10
ADVANCED MINERALS CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 9
AIRWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 0 0 2 9
DAKO/AS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 9
KIRBY MORGAN DIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 1 9
RENCO ENCODERS, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 9
SONOS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 3 9
CREE LIGHTING COMPANY 0 1 3 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DEN-MAT CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 8
INNERLITE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 3 8
INOGEN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4 1 8
MIRAVANT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 0 3 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
SPECIAL DEVICES, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 8
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 4 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
TRANSPHORM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 8
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
AGILE RF, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 0 7
ELM TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ERICSSON, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 7
FIDELICA MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 7
HENDRY MECHANICAL WORKS 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
LITTON SYSTEMS INC. 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 2 7
UNIAX CORPORATION 0 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ADVANCED SCIENTIFIC CONCEPTS, INC. 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ATOMATE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 6
AVAILIGENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 0 0 6
CARDIOMEND LLC 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
GAMELOT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3 0 6
HARRIER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 6
RVM SCIENTIFIC, INC. 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
4YOURSOUL.COM 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 0 5
ALLERGAN, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 5
AT&T CORP. 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BUILDERS HARDWARE INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
CBRITE INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 5
CITRIX ONLINE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 5
FRIEDMAN RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 5
GORE ENTERPRISE HOLDINGS, INC. 0 1 4 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 5
HOLLAND ELECTRONICS, LLC 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 5
J 2 GLOBAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
MENTOR CORPORATION 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
MICRO SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PRICELOCK, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
TEGAL CORP. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 5
TOPSIDE RESEARCH, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 5
ADVANCED MEDICAL OPTICS, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
AEC-ABLE ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
AGILE MATERIALS & TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
ANTONE WIRELESS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 4
APPLIED SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 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 4
CITRIX SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
DECKERS OUTDOOR CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
ESSILOR INTERNATIONAL COMPAGNIE GENERALE D'OPTIQUE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
ETERNAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
FAIRCHILD HOLDING CORP. 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
FINANALYTICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 4
INNOVATIVE TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
IXIA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
JAESENT INC. 3 0 1 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 4
MULTIPROBE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
NANODEVICES, INC. 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PARTICLE SIZING SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 4
SANTA BARBARA MEDCO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
SKYLER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4
SPUTTERED FILMS, INC. 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ALCOA GLOBAL FASTENERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
APPFOLIO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
BOEING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
BRUKER NANO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
CELERUS DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
CLEAN WATER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
DIGITOME CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
DNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ETAMOTA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
FARO TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
GLOBAL ENERGY SCIENCE, LLC (CALIFORNIA) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
GYROTON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
HAMMERHEAD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
HUCK PATENTS, INC. 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INFINEON TECHNOLOGIES AG 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTEGRA MEDICAL 2 0 0 1 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 3
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAGNETIC MOMENTS, LLC 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MCLAREN AUTOMOTIVE GROUP, INC. 1 1 1 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 3
NOVARE SURGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
OPTICAL COMMUNICATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PALO ALTO RESEARCH CENTER INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
QUALCOMM MEMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
RAMUS MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SATCO INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
SATRON, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHAMROCK TECHNOLOGY CORP. 2 1 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 3
SORAA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
STANFORD UNIVERSITY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
STORZ ENDOSKOP PRODUKTIONS GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
SURGIDEV CORPORATION 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYNOPSYS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
TELEFONAKTIEBOLAGET LM ERICSSON 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
TOYON RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
TURBODYNE SYSTEMS, INC. 2 1 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 3
VOICECRAFT INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
WORLD MULTICAST.COM, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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