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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

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 Total
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 65 87 82 68 93 97 120 122 160 208 255 286 1643
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 46 44 41 36 36 31 31 20 33 24 45 38 425
RAYTHEON COMPANY 15 19 30 25 20 15 33 24 25 30 53 87 376
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 5 19 26 29 17 24 18 30 21 16 11 216
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 1 2 12 15 11 6 12 20 14 14 108
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 10 9 11 16 15 11 7 6 1 7 3 3 99
ZYGO CORPORATION 3 10 1 6 12 16 10 13 7 7 4 1 90
UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA 3 3 8 5 8 3 7 11 7 3 8 16 82
VENTANA MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 6 4 2 4 4 5 8 5 8 4 54
DONNELLY CORPORATION 2 9 6 6 8 2 1 2 3 2 0 3 44
ZETETIC INSTITUTE 1 0 2 4 3 1 10 6 7 2 1 0 37
MOLTECH CORPORATION 1 12 6 4 3 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 30
STANDARD MICROSYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 2 4 6 2 8 29
NP PHOTONICS, INC. 0 0 0 3 5 6 4 5 1 2 1 0 27
VEECO INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 1 2 5 1 1 4 2 2 3 2 3 26
IMARX PHARMACEUTICAL CORP. 18 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 24
DMETRIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 4 8 2 3 2 0 4 23
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 7 1 2 4 1 21
ADVANCED CERAMICS RESEARCH, INC. 0 2 1 2 5 5 0 1 2 1 1 0 20
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 2 0 2 4 3 3 2 4 0 20
MATERIALS AND ELECTROCHEMICAL RESEARCH CORP. 3 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 4 4 19
PRECISION SHOOTING EQUIPMENT INC. 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 5 8 19
BURR-BROWN CORPORATION 10 8 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 15
SION POWER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 6 3 15
CLIMAX ENGINEERED MATERIALS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 4 2 3 14
IMARX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 1 4 4 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 14
RAIN BIRD CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 5 5 2 14
SPX CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 9 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 14
TRI-TRONICS, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 13
CYPRUS AMAX MINERALS COMPANY 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 12
SIGMA LABORATORIES OF ARIZONA, INC. 4 1 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 12
ARTESYN TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 11
HENKEL CORPORATION 3 6 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 1 10
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 0 9
APPLIED ENERGETICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 5 9
AVENTIS PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 0 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 9
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 3 9
BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE 0 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
BELL & HOWELL MAIL & MESSAGING TECHNOLOGIES CO. 2 5 0 2 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 9
COGNIS CORPORATION 0 0 4 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
DET INTERNATIONAL HOLDING LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 1 3 0 9
ENGINEERING + RESEARCH ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 2 0 1 0 9
MODULAR MINING SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 2 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
TESSENDERLO KERLEY, INC. 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 3 9
APPLIED PROCESS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 2 0 0 0 8
NANO PRODUCTS CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
SPECTRA-PHYSICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 8
4D TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 2 0 7
ABTECH INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
AMERICAN GEM SOCIETY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 0 7
ARETE ASSOCIATE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5 0 7
ARIZONA BOARD OF REGENTS 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 1 7
ASCOM ENERGY SYSTEMS AG 0 0 6 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
DISPLAYTECH INCORPORATED 5 1 1 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 7
NETWORK APPLIANCE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 7
OTIS ELEVATOR COMPANY 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 7
PILLAR DATA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 7
THAYER MEDICAL CORPORATION 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
VAISALA OYJ 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 7
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
ENDOLUMINAL THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
GLOBAL SOLAR ENERGY, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3 6
HUCK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
SIGMA LABORATORIES OF ARIZONA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 0 6
SIGMA TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 3 1 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 6
AGM CONTAINER CONTROLS, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
AVENTIS PHARMA SA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 5
COGNIS IP MANAGEMENT GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
EASYCARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 5
ELECTRO CHROMIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 5
INNOVATIVE LASERS CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
INTEL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 5
KRYRON GLOBAL, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 1 3 1 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 5
PHOENIX SYSTEMS, L.L.C. 0 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
QUADNA, INC. 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
RINCON RESEARCH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 5
AIR SYSTEM COMPONENTS LP (OHIO) 0 4 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 4
CHAMBERLAIN GROUP, INC. 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CIRRUS LOGIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
ENVIROTEST SYSTEMS CORP. 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
KLA-TENCOR TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
LAM RESEARCH CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LITE CYCLES, INC. 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
NIKON CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
OPTITUNE PLC 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
PERKINELMER, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
PHILLIPS PETROLEUM COMPANY 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
POLYMER CHEMISTRY INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4
RIDGETOP GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 4
SEEFAR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
SPECTRA-PHYSICS SEMICONDUCTOR LASERS, INC. 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
STRATASYS, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WHITEROCK DESIGN, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
AGILENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALPHA TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
APEX MICROTECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
ASSESSMENT TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
BREAULT RESEARCH ORGANIZATION, INC. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
CDEX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
CORONADO INSTRUMENTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
CRAY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
DELCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 3 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 3
ENCRYPTION SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
ENGINEERING SYNTHESIS DESIGN INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
GG& G, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
HIGH THROUGHPUT GENOMICS, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
IMOVE INC. 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
IONATRON, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
IOTA ENGINEERING INC. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
KNOWLEDGE COMPUTING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
LANGUAGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
LASERTEL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
LITECH, L.L.C. 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MBX SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 1 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 3
MINOLTA CAMERA CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
MITSUBISHI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
NETAPP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
OPTICAL PERSPECTIVES GROUP, LLC 0 0 3 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 3
PHELPS DODGE CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
POW ENGINEERING, INC. 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PROLX PHARMACEUTICALS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 3
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
SCHOTT NORTH AMERICA, INC 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
SELECTIDE CORPORATION 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SHOP-VAC CORPORATION 2 1 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 3
SYNCARDIA SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
WESTERN RESEARCH COMPANY, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3


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