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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 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 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 36 40 38 42 32 27 30 22 19 21 30 28 365
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 13 23 18 32 27 38 19 17 20 15 9 236
MEDTRONIC VASCULAR, INC 0 0 0 0 1 8 10 7 13 13 22 27 101
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 2 6 10 11 11 20 7 3 16 9 4 99
JDS UNIPHASE CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 5 14 11 14 3 9 17 11 85
CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. 0 1 6 5 19 10 5 3 6 5 6 4 70
FLEX PRODUCTS, INC. 10 6 6 7 15 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 49
ARYX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 1 4 2 9 4 6 4 3 1 1 1 37
OPTICAL COATING LABORATORY, INC. 5 8 8 3 8 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 34
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 4 6 2 5 1 27
ALCATEL USA SOURCING, L.P. 7 3 10 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
MEDTRONIC AVE, INC. 3 5 5 5 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
TEGAL CORP. 4 4 7 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 24
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 8 7 7 23
SHARPER IMAGE CORPORATION 4 3 0 3 2 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 21
TEKNOVUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 6 6 4 0 19
NEXT LEVEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 4 4 5 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
TURIN NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 1 6 2 0 1 0 0 16
KRISTAR ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 1 0 3 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 15
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 1 1 5 3 4 0 0 1 15
ALCATEL 0 0 0 3 4 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 14
HEWLETT-PACKARD COMPANY 13 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
ENPHASE ENERGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 9 13
TRIVASCULAR INC. 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 13
SYNECOR, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 2 4 1 12
TELLABS PETALUMA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 1 1 1 2 12
CALIX NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 11
DOW PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES, INC. 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 1 11
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 2 3 11
GEOMAT INSIGHTS, LLC 0 1 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 10
INFOCUS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 1 1 0 0 0 10
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SANTA ROSA CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1 1 0 0 0 9
DIRECT FLOW MEDICAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 2 9
LIGHTWIND CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 9
SOLADIGM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 9
XANDEX, INC. 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 9
DEPOSITION SCIENCES, INC. 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 8
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS SONOMA EO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 8
PNI CORPORATION 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 8
POOLVERGNUEGEN 1 3 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
TELTRONICS, INC. 0 1 0 7 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
VERIGY PTE LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 0 0 1 8
ALCATEL LUCENT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 2 7
CAMELBAK PRODUCTS, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 7
EDWARDS LIFESCIENCES AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 7
INNOVADYNE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 7
KVAL, INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 7
RAPISTAN SYSTEMS ADVERTISING CORP. 0 0 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
SECURITY PEOPLE, INC. 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 7
SOLA INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD. 2 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
THE WALMAN OPTICAL COMPANY 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 7
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. 0 4 1 1 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 6
CHEVRON ORONITE COMPANY LLC 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 6
PANAMAX LLC 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
RHEODYNE INCORPORATED 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SHADES UNLIMITED, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 6
THX LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 2 6
TRIVASCULAR2, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 6
XTELLUS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 6
AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 5
CIERRA PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
DOUBLESHOT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 5
HARRIS CORP. 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MAHI NETWORKS. INC. 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
STARKEY LABORATORIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 0 5
WORK-RITE ERGONOMICS ACCESSORIES, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ALCATEL USA, INC. 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BOOKHAM TECHNOLOGY PLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
DINOCHIP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 4
HYDROPOINT DATA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
INTUIT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
LIPOPROTEIN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 4
NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
NOVARTIS VACCINES AND DIAGNOSTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
SONOMA ORTHOPEDIC PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
SPECIALIZED BICYCLE COMPONENTS, INC. 2 2 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 4
SRI INTERNATIONAL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 4
UNION OIL COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
XOMA CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
YT ACQUISITION CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 4
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
ADVANCED MRI TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
AUTODESK, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CLAIRVOYANTE, INC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
E-TICKET ENTERPRISES, LLC 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ENGINEERED TRANSITIONS COMPANY, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FLOWMASTER, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FOTIVA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
GENERAL DYNAMICS ORDNANCE AND TACTICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
INDIVOS CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
LADYBUG TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
M.C.P. INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
MCNEIL-PPC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
MERITON NETWORKS US INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
NOKIA HIGH SPEED ACCESS PRODUCTS INC. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NOKIA INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
OPTIME THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ORTHOPAEDIC BIOSYSTEMS LIMITED, INC. 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SOLA INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SUGEN INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYMMETRICOM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VERSATRON, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ZODIAC POOL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3


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