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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

Midland, MI

( Micropolitan 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
DOW CORNING CORPORATION 51 44 29 30 31 12 8 2 14 14 23 26 284
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 0 15 35 50 24 17 15 12 8 28 35 239
DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY 63 79 46 13 14 4 3 3 0 1 0 0 226
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 2 7 3 7 3 2 3 4 3 1 3 46
S. C. JOHNSON HOME STORAGE INC. 1 2 2 3 1 3 9 2 2 2 2 4 33
DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC 4 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 2 2 3 2 19
MERRELL PHARMACEUTICALS INC. 3 1 4 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
MICHIGAN MOLECULAR INSTITUTE 0 1 1 2 1 1 3 0 1 0 2 2 14
DELPHI TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
INTERNATIONAL ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING INC. 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3 2 0 9
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 2 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
MEANS INDUSTRIES 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 7
APTARGROUP, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
ROGERS ATHLETIC CO., INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 6
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 6
SUN DRILLING PRODUCTS CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 6
BROWN MACHINE LLC. 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
KING REFRIGERATION, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
S. C. JOHNSON + SON, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 5
SEAQUIST CLOSURES FOREIGN, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
STAGERIGHT CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5
ADVANCED INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
HEMLOCK SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 4
LSI CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
DENDRITIC NANOTECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
EXXON MOBIL OIL CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GENERAL MOTORS CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
INGERSOLL CM SYSTEMS LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
LUBRIZOL CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
TANNAS CO. 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3


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