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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 Rosa-Petaluma, 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 36 40 38 42 32 27 30 22 19 21 30 28 44 24 433
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 13 23 18 32 27 38 19 17 20 15 9 4 7 247
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC 0 0 0 0 1 8 10 7 13 13 22 27 31 28 160
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 6 10 11 11 20 7 3 16 9 4 4 2 105
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 5 14 11 14 3 9 17 11 6 8 99
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 0 1 6 5 19 10 5 3 6 5 6 4 1 2 73
FLEX PRODUCTS, INC. 10 6 6 7 15 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 49
ARYX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 1 4 2 9 4 6 4 3 1 1 1 0 0 37
OPTICAL COATING LABORATORY, INC. 5 8 8 3 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
ENPHASE ENERGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 8 10 31
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 7 7 7 0 30
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 4 6 2 5 1 0 2 29
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. 7 3 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. 3 5 5 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
TEGAL CORP. 4 4 7 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 24
SHARPER IMAGE CORPORATION 4 3 0 3 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
TRIVASCULAR INC. 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 6 2 21
TEKNOVUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 6 4 0 0 0 19
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 10 16
KRISTAR ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 1 16
NEXT LEVEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 4 4 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
SYNECOR, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 3 1 16
TURIN NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 1 6 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 16
DOW PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, INC. 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 3 1 15
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 3 4 0 0 1 0 0 15
ALCATEL 0 0 0 3 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
DIRECT FLOW MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 2 2 3 14
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
TELLABS PETALUMA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 1 2 2 0 14
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 3 0 1 12
CALIX NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
XANDEX, INC. 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 11
CAMELBAK PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 10
GEOMAT INSIGHTS, LLC 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
INFOCUS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
SECURITY PEOPLE, INC. 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 10
SOLADIGM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 0 10
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SANTA ROSA CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
DEPOSITION SCIENCES, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 9
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5 0 9
LIGHTWIND CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
POOLVERGNUEGEN 1 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 9
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 3 8
INOGEN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 8
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS SONOMA EO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 8
MEDTRONIC INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 7 8
PNI CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 8
SAMSUNG DISPLAY CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7 8
SONOMA ORTHOPEDIC PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 8
TELTRONICS, INC. 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
THX LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 1 1 8
VERIGY PTE LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 1 0 0 8
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 7
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 7
DOUBLESHOT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 7
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 7
INNOVADYNE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
KVAL, INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 7
NOVARTIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 3 0 7
PANAMAX LLC 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 7
RAPISTAN SYSTEMS ADVERTISING CORP. 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SOLA INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD. 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
THE WALMAN OPTICAL COMPANY 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 7
THINK TANK PHOTO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 7
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7
AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 6
AVAYA INC. 0 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
CHEVRON CHEMICAL COMPANY LLC 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 6
DINOCHIP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 1 6
LAWRENCE BROOKE ENGINEERING, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 6
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 6
REDWOOD SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 6
RHEODYNE INCORPORATED 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SHADES UNLIMITED, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 6
TRIVASCULAR2, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 6
XTELLUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 6
ZODIAC POOL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3 0 6
AUTONET MOBILE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 5
CIERRA PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HARRIS CORP. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
INTUIT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 5
MAHI NETWORKS. INC. 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
SRI INTERNATIONAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 5
STARKEY LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
WORK-RITE ERGONOMICS ACCESSORIES, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ALCATEL USA, INC. 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4
BOOKHAM TECHNOLOGY PLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
HPEV, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
HYDROPOINT DATA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
LADYBUG TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
LIPOPROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
SPECIALIZED BICYCLE COMPONENTS, INC. 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SPECTRASWITCH, INC. 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
UNION OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
XOMA CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
YT ACQUISITION CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
ACCO BRANDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
ADVANCED MRI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
ALTERA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
AUTODESK, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
BAMCORE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
CARL ZEISS VISION INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
CENTELLAX, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
CLAIRVOYANTE, INC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CORRIDOR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
CUROTTO-CAN, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
E-TICKET ENTERPRISES, LLC 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ECONUGENICS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
EMPIRE MAGNETICS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
ENGINEERED TRANSITIONS COMPANY, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FLOWMASTER, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FOTIVA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
GENERAL DYNAMICS ORDNANCE AND TACTICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
INDIVOS CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
INVENTION PLANET, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
JINGLE NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
M.C.P. INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
MERITON NETWORKS US INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
NIECO CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
NOKIA HIGH SPEED ACCESS PRODUCTS INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NOKIA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
OPTIME THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
ORTHOPAEDIC BIOSYSTEMS LIMITED, INC. 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PHILIPS LUMILEDS LIGHTING COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
PROMOVU, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
RAYDIANCE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
SOLA INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SUGEN INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYMMETRICOM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
TESSERA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VERSATRON, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VODE LIGHTING LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 3
WORKRITE ERGONOMICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
WORLD WIDE PACKETS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3



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