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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

South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI

( 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 19 9 11 18 14 19 15 10 11 6 7 6 145
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 2 2 6 11 12 10 12 12 12 17 11 107
BAYER HEALTHCARE, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 6 5 12 21 51
ROBERT BOSCH CORPORATION 5 11 7 6 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 42
CTS CORPORATION 4 5 7 3 3 3 5 2 2 0 0 1 35
TELLABS OPERATIONS INC. 2 3 2 8 1 2 5 3 4 0 1 4 35
UNIVERSITY OF NOTRE DAME 1 2 2 1 1 5 1 5 0 4 4 7 33
CEQUENT TOWING PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 3 12 3 4 3 0 1 0 0 26
ALLIED-SIGNAL INC. 9 10 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25
BAYER CORPORATION 1 11 6 3 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 24
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 4 2 3 0 0 3 4 2 3 22
ROBERT BOSCH GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 2 2 4 2 2 18
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 5 2 5 16
NORCO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 4 3 1 0 2 14
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 4 13
VT HOLDINGS II, INC. 0 0 3 6 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
REESE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 3 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
CARRIER CORPORATION 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
POLYGON COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 2 8
SIEMENS HEALTHCARE DIAGNOSTICS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 2 1 7
COR-A-VENT, INC. 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
LOGI-STICK, INC. 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 6
S.S.D. CONTROL TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
DEPUY ORTHOPAEDICS, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
ELECTRONICS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 5
FILTER SPECIALISTS, INC. 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
HESS ENGINEERING, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 5
CROWN AUDIO, INC. 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LUND INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
ODYSSIAN TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
ROBERT BOSCH TECHNOLOGY CORP. 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TRANSHIELD TECHNOLOGY AS 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
UTILIMASTER CORPORATION 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
WELLS-CTI, INC. 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ABSOLUTE INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
ACTUANT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
ADVANCED POLYMER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AMERICAN BIOGENETIC SCIENCES, INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ATWOOD MOBILE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
CARRIER COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
CNH AMERICA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
FEDERAL-MOGUL WORLD WIDE, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
KADANT JOHNSON INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
KURZ-KASCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
MOR/RYDE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
NIBCO INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
VALMONT INDUSTRIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
ZIMMER, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3


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