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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

Tucson, AZ

( 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
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 65 87 82 68 93 97 120 122 160 208 255 286 224 223 2090
RAYTHEON COMPANY 15 19 30 25 20 15 33 24 25 30 53 87 95 98 569
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 46 44 41 36 36 31 31 20 33 24 45 38 39 37 501
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 5 19 26 29 17 24 18 30 21 16 11 20 15 251
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 1 2 12 15 11 6 12 20 14 14 15 6 129
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 10 9 11 16 15 11 7 6 1 7 3 3 2 1 102
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA 3 3 8 5 8 3 7 11 7 3 8 17 7 11 101
ZYGO CORPORATION 3 10 1 6 12 16 10 13 7 7 4 1 0 0 90
VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 6 4 2 4 4 5 8 5 8 4 6 9 69
DONNELLY CORPORATION 2 9 6 6 8 2 1 2 3 2 0 3 1 2 47
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 2 4 6 2 8 8 5 42
ZETETIC INSTITUTE 1 0 2 4 3 1 10 6 7 2 1 0 0 0 37
MOLTECH CORPORATION 1 12 6 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30
NP PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 3 5 6 4 5 1 2 1 0 0 0 27
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 1 2 5 1 1 4 2 2 3 2 3 0 0 26
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 7 1 2 4 1 3 1 25
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 3 3 2 4 0 3 1 24
IMARX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP. 18 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 24
MATERIALS AND ELECTROCHEMICAL RESEARCH CORP. 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 4 2 3 24
RAIN BIRD CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 2 7 3 24
DMETRIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 2 3 2 0 4 0 0 23
SION POWER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6 3 5 3 23
PRECISION SHOOTING EQUIPMENT INC. 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 5 8 1 1 21
ADVANCED CERAMICS RESEARCH, INC. 0 2 1 2 5 5 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 20
CLIMAX ENGINEERED MATERIALS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 2 3 3 3 20
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 10 7 20
APPLIED ENERGETICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 5 2 7 18
BURR-BROWN CORPORATION 10 8 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
OPTO POWER CORPORATION 3 7 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
CANON KABUSHIKI KAISHA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 6 14
IMARX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 1 4 4 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14
SPX CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
TRI-TRONICS, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 13
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 12
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 2 1 12
CYPRUS AMAX MINERALS COMPANY 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 12
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 1 1 12
SIGMA LABORATORIES OF ARIZONA, INC. 4 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
ARTESYN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
GLOBAL SOLAR ENERGY, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 4 1 11
MODULAR MINING SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 11
DET INTERNATIONAL HOLDING LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 10
ENGINEERING + RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 10
HENKEL CORPORATION 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
TESSENDERLO KERLEY, INC. 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 0 1 10
4D TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 2 9
ARETE ASSOCIATE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0 2 0 9
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 9
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
BELL & HOWELL MAIL & MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES CO. 2 5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
BRISTOL-MYERS SQUIBB MEDICAL IMAGING, INC. 0 0 2 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
COGNIS CORPORATION 0 0 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
EASYCARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 3 1 9
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 2 9
ADVALUE PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4 8
AMERICAN GEM SOCIETY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 1 0 8
APPLIED PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 8
COGNIS IP MANAGEMENT GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 3 8
EYE CARE AND CURE PTE LTD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 1 8
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 3 8
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 2 8
KILIMANJARO ENERGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 6 0 8
NANO PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
RINCON RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 8
SPECTRA-PHYSICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ABRAMS AIRBORNE MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 7
ABTECH INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
AJJER LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 7
ASCOM ENERGY SYSTEMS AG 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 7
DISPLAYTECH INCORPORATED 5 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS PRODUCTS HOLDINGS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 7
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 7
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
PILLAR DATA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 7
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 2 7
SIGMA LABORATORIES OF ARIZONA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 1 7
THAYER MEDICAL CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
VAISALA OYJ 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 6
AVENTIS PHARMA SA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 6
BRUKER NANO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4 6
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ENDOLUMINAL THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
HUCK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
KRYRON GLOBAL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 0 1 6
POLYMER CHEMISTRY INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 6
SIGMA TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS TUCSON CORPORATION 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
WHITEROCK DESIGN, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 6
AGM CONTAINER CONTROLS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 5
CDEX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
ELECTRO CHROMIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 5
ENGINEERING SYNTHESIS DESIGN INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
INNOVATIVE LASERS CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 5
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PHASE SHIFT TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
PHOENIX SYSTEMS, L.L.C. 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
QUADNA, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
RIDGETOP GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
ABRAMS AIRBORNE INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 4
AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS LP (OHIO) 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ASML NETHERLANDS B.V. 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ASSESSMENT TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
CARIS LIFE SCIENCES LUXEMBOURG HOLDINGS, S.A.R.L. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4
CHAMBERLAIN GROUP, INC. 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
COLLABORATE SOLUTIONS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
CRAY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
ENCRYPTION SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 4
ENVIROTEST SYSTEMS CORP. 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
INTUIT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
KLA-TENCOR TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LITE CYCLES, INC. 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
MITSUBISHI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 4
OPTITUNE PLC 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
PERKINELMER, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 4
SEEFAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SEFE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
SOLON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
SPECTRA-PHYSICS SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS, INC. 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
STRATASYS, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TRUTOUCH TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALPHA TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
APEX MICROTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
AUDIOEYE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
AZBIL BIOVIGILANT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
BASF CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
BIOVIGILANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
BISHAMON INDUSTRIES CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
BREAULT RESEARCH ORGANIZATION, INC. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
CORONADO INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DELCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DELTA ENERGY SYSTEMS (SWITZERLAND) AG 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GENERAL PLASMA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
GENVAULT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
GG& G, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3
GOOGLE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
HIGH THROUGHPUT GENOMICS, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
ICONTROL NETWORKS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
IMOVE INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
IONATRON, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
IOTA ENGINEERING INC. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
KARAWAY GAMING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3
KNOWLEDGE COMPUTING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
LASERTEL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
LITECH, L.L.C. 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MBX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MEADE INSTRUMENTS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
MINOLTA CAMERA CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NETAPP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
OCLARO PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
OLIVE TREE FINANCIAL GROUP, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
OPEN TEXT S.A. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
OPTICAL PERSPECTIVES GROUP, LLC 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PHARMASTEM THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PHELPS DODGE CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
POW ENGINEERING, INC. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PRODUCTION RESOURCE GROUP L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
PROLX PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
SANDIA CORPORATION 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
SCHOTT NORTH AMERICA, INC 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SECURAPLANE TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
SELECTIDE CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHOP-VAC CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SPORT SUPPLY GROUP, INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SYNCARDIA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
TEMPRONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 3
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WESTERN RESEARCH COMPANY, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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