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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

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 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 32 38 31 39 26 30 34 28 29 30 52 26 395
SIEMENS AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 36 39 51 54 33 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 214
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 25 12 14 13 14 12 10 13 11 14 25 26 189
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 13 28 18 26 5 0 0 0 90
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 14 12 9 53
SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITIES RESEARCH ASSOCIATION, INC. 1 3 7 6 8 7 4 0 0 0 0 0 36
JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 8 2 9 7 33
FACE INTERNATIONAL CORP. 8 7 3 2 2 0 4 1 0 0 2 0 29
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 1 2 0 2 0 0 4 0 0 0 6 3 18
LIFENET 0 5 2 4 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 16
MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL AMERICA, INC. 5 3 4 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 16
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 4 1 2 2 0 15
EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 3 2 2 14
NEWPORT NEWS SHIPBUILDING & DRY DOCK CO. 0 3 4 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 13
SYNERJECT, LLC 0 1 2 4 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 12
ADAPTIVENERGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 2 0 0 10
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 1 1 1 0 10
TAO OF SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 9
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS WATER TREATMENTS LIMITED 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 8
LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 1 1 8
SWIMWAYS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 8
BLACKHAWK INDUSTRIES PRODUCT GROUP UNLIMITED LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 2 7
HAMPTON UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 1 7
KELSYUS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 7
VOLVO PENTA AB 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 7
BIOSCIENCE CONSULTANTS, L.L.C. 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 6
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 0 6
HOWMET RESEARCH CORPORATION 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
LIFENET HEALTH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 6
LIGHT BIOSCIENCE L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 6
PLIANT CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 6
AEROTECH RESEARCH (U.S.A.), INC. 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
ASPEX EYEWEAR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
BASF CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
G & A TECHNICAL SOFTWARE INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 5
MEASUREMENT SPECIALTIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
ZENTOX CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
AIRSYSTEMS INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 4
BIOCOMPATIBLES LTD. 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
BLACKWATER TARGET SYSTEMS LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 4
GMP ENDOTHERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 4
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE ASSOCIATES 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
NOVAPTUS SYSTEMS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
OCEANA SENSOR TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
PAR TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 4
SOLUS SOLUTIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 4
SOUND TECHNIQUES SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
VIRGINIA TECH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
BHA GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
COMPASS TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
CONTROLS CORPORATION OF AMERICA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
DESIGN ASSISTANCE CONSTRUCTION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
EQUITY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
METAL ACCESSORIES, LLC 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
R & R HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
RAYMEDICA, INC. 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SEA KNIGHT, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
TEGEMENTA L.L.C. 0 2 0 1 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 3
WINTEC, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
X-IT PRODUCTS, LLC 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3


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