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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

Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC

( 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 32 38 31 39 26 30 34 28 29 30 52 26 38 37 470
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 25 12 14 13 14 12 10 13 11 14 25 26 24 15 228
SIEMENS AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 36 39 51 54 33 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 214
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 13 28 18 26 5 0 0 0 0 0 90
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 14 12 9 10 9 72
JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 2 9 7 11 8 52
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, INC. 1 3 7 6 8 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 36
FACE INTERNATIONAL CORP. 8 7 3 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 29
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 2 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 3 2 4 24
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 4 1 2 2 0 3 2 20
EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 2 3 3 20
LIFENET 0 5 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL AMERICA, INC. 5 3 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 4 6 16
NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING & DRY DOCK CO. 0 3 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 13
HAMPTON UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 2 12
SYNERJECT, LLC 0 1 2 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
LIFENET HEALTH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 2 3 11
TAO OF SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 11
ADAPTIVENERGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 0 0 0 0 10
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 2 2 10
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
SWIMWAYS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 9
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS WATER TREATMENTS LIMITED 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 8
KELSYUS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 8
LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 0 8
VOLVO PENTA AB 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 8
AEROTECH RESEARCH (U.S.A.), INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 7
BLACKHAWK INDUSTRIES PRODUCT GROUP UNLIMITED LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 0 0 7
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 7
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE ASSOCIATES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 2 1 7
BIOSCIENCE CONSULTANTS, L.L.C. 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
G & A TECHNICAL SOFTWARE INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 6
HOWMET RESEARCH CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
LIGHT BIOSCIENCE L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 6
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 6
PLIANT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 6
AIRSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 5
ASPEX EYEWEAR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
BASF CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 5
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5
VIRGINIA TECH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
ZENTOX CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
BIOCOMPATIBLES LTD. 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
BLACKWATER TARGET SYSTEMS LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GMP ENDOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
INVENTION SCIENCE FUND I, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 4
LEADER INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4
MITSUBISHI KAGAKU IMAGING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
NOVAPTUS SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 4
OCEANA SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PAR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
S& S PRECISION, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 4
SOLUS SOLUTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
SOUND TECHNIQUES SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4
WINTEC, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 4
BHA GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
COMPASS TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
CONTROLS CORPORATION OF AMERICA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
DESIGN ASSISTANCE CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
EASTMAN KODAK COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
EDWARDS OPTICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
EQUITY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
HUNTINGTON INGALLS INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
K&M ENVIRONMENTAL INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
METAL ACCESSORIES, LLC 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
MULLER MARTINI HOLDING AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
PRIVARIS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
R & R HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
RAYMEDICA, INC. 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SEA KNIGHT, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
TEGEMENTA L.L.C. 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VOLVO PENTA OF THE AMERICAS, INC. 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
X-IT PRODUCTS, LLC 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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