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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

Winston-Salem, 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 19 15 20 17 22 11 9 10 7 9 10 9 158
WAKE FOREST UNIVERSITY 7 10 4 8 11 3 7 8 6 5 14 10 93
R. J. REYNOLDS TOBACCO COMPANY 9 3 8 2 1 2 6 13 5 7 19 12 87
TYCO ELECTRONICS CORPORATION 0 3 3 8 11 7 9 6 4 8 14 9 82
B/E AEROSPACE INCORPORATED 0 1 2 1 8 2 9 6 5 7 3 7 51
TARGACEPT, INC. 1 4 8 6 1 5 5 3 4 1 3 5 46
SARA LEE CORPORATION 5 7 5 6 6 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 36
WILSON-COOK MEDICAL, INC. 1 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 1 5 7 5 26
GRASS AMERICA, INC. 2 4 4 3 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 18
INGERSOLL-RAND COMPANY 4 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 0 14
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 3 3 1 0 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 13
WHITAKER CORPORATION 10 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 2 4 0 2 0 12
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 7 0 3 12
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 11
VOLVO TRUCKS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 11
GILBARCO, INC. 1 0 2 4 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
MARCONI COMMERCE SYSTEMS INC. 0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
COOK MEDICAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 8
PRODELIN CORPORATION 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
CHILDREN'S MEDICAL CENTER CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 7
HBI BRANDED APPAREL ENTERPRISES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 1 1 0 7
ARROW INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 6
PPG INDUSTRIES OHIO INC. 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
CAMCO MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
FRISBY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
HDN DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
HIGHLAND INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
TRIAD SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 5
ACCU-SPORT INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
CONCORDE BATTERY CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
HON HAI PRECISION IND. CO., LTD. 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
UNITEX CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
VASUDEVAN SOFTWARE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
AKZO NOBEL NV 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CAROLON COMPANY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
COLD SELL SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CORNING CABLE SYSTEMS LLC 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ECOLAB INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
EDISON NATION, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
HAYWARD INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
IMAGEWORKS DISPLAY & MARKETING GROUP 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
KABA ILCO CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 3
KAPLAN COMPANIES, INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 3
SAFETY ROO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
TAILORED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 3


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