Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports


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

Spartanburg, SC

( 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
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 15 32 45 58 42 33 34 23 15 23 17 13 350
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 22 8 10 10 11 14 11 9 5 10 10 10 130
CRYOVAC, INC. 3 10 6 6 3 4 5 4 3 4 2 4 54
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 3 8 7 23
TIETEX INTERNATIONAL, LTD. 3 2 1 3 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 16
DELPHI ORACLE CORP. 0 0 6 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 2 9
WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 9
ALCOA FUJIKURA LTD. 1 2 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CARRIER COMMERCIAL REFRIGERATION, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 7
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 7
MICHELIN RECHERCHE ET TECHNIQUE S.A. 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
SPECIALTY EQUIPMENT COMPANIES, INC. 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
BOMMER INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 5
MLP U.S.A., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 5
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 5
WOVEN ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 5
SEALED AIR NEW ZEALAND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 4
UNITED RESOURCE RECOVERY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 4
AFL TELECOMMUNICATIONS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
ARTEVA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CONTEC, INC. OF SPARTANBURG 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
HEXCEL CS CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HEXION SPECIALTY CHEMICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
MITSUBISHI POLYESTER FILM, LLC 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
R. R. DONNELLEY & SONS CO. 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
RADER COMPANIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
SEALED AIR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE COMPANY 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


PTMT Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Electronic Information Products Division - PTMT
P.O Box 1450
Alexandria VA 22313-1450

tel: (571) 272-5600
fax: (571) 273-0110
email: oeip@uspto.gov

address of PTMT pages at the USPTO Web Site: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
selected PTMT files available for download at : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/data/


Top

Skip menu navigation Home > Listing of Viewable PTMT Reports > Table of Contents for This Set of Reports