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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

Stockton, 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 14 18 18 18 11 13 16 12 8 8 7 10 153
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 1 1 4 4 6 3 4 3 0 0 0 0 26
RESEARCH IN MOTION LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 10 7 19
LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7 4 3 16
GUNTERT & ZIMMERMAN CONSTRUCTION DIV., INC. 1 3 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 1 15
SANDIA CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 1 2 13
ANA SEMICONDUCTOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 7 0 0 0 0 11
SANDIA NATIONAL LABORATORIES 0 0 1 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 11
EUV LLC 0 2 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
LIFT-U, DIVISION OF HOGAN MFG., INC. 3 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 10
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 2 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
R. E. SERVICE COMPANY, INC. 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CELL PATHWAYS, INC. 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
NEOPOST INC. 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
SUN MICROSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
VALLEY INDUSTRIES, LLC 1 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
APPLIED MATERIALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 5
DIONEX CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 5
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
XILINX, INC. 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
BARRIER SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 4
DURAFLAME, INC. 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
IOMEGA CORPORATION 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SIERRA MONOLITHICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
TOPCON POSITIONING SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
USA PRODUCTS 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CHEMAND CORP. 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ELANTEC SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
INNOVATIVE SPINE, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
INTEMATIX CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
PALM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
PHILIPS ELECTRONICS NORTH AMERICA CORP. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SANDISK CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3
THE CLOROX COMPANY 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
THORATEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
VLSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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