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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting By Geographic Region (State and Country),
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

TENNESSEE

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 114 122 148 145 166 695
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 68 137 149 145 144 643
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 31 70 56 67 72 296
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 57 60 65 47 47 276
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 16 16 28 28 34 122
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 8 20 18 14 27 87
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 25 19 17 13 8 82
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. 11 11 17 14 20 73
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 12 14 15 6 18 65
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 9 10 15 13 12 59
BLACK & DECKER INC. 10 18 19 4 2 53
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 4 4 12 19 14 53
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 8 5 4 10 10 37
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 5 5 9 9 8 36
BABCOCK & WILCOX TECHNICAL SERVICES Y-12, LLC 6 6 8 10 5 35
RADIO SYSTEMS CORP. 4 10 7 4 10 35
GRUPO PETROTEMEX, S.A. DE C.V. 0 0 13 11 6 30
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 7 9 12 28
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 6 5 7 3 26
WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 5 5 7 6 26
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 0 15 6 2 1 24
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 5 7 6 1 4 23
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 3 8 2 7 3 23
ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL 2 3 8 3 6 22
TDY INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 3 6 3 5 18
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 1 3 6 8 18
HUNTER FAN COMPANY 5 5 1 2 4 17
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 3 5 3 2 4 17
AKZO NOBEL NV 0 4 6 4 1 15
SMARTVUE CORPORATION 2 6 3 1 3 15
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS 0 2 5 3 5 15
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 6 3 4 1 14
MAYTAG CORPORATION 4 10 0 0 0 14
CSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 3 1 4 4 1 13
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 0 1 2 7 3 13
BUCKMAN LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 1 4 5 12
EARTH TO AIR SYSTEMS, LLC 2 4 3 1 2 12
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 3 2 4 2 1 12
HENNESSY INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 0 4 4 2 11
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 4 1 0 3 3 11
BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS, LLC 1 4 4 1 0 10
BROTHER INTERNATIONAL CORP. 1 3 1 2 3 10
KANZAKI KOKYUKOKI MFG. CO. LTD. 7 1 2 0 0 10
METROLOGIC INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 7 3 0 0 10
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY 0 1 3 3 3 10
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 0 3 3 1 3 10
BELDEN, INC. 0 0 1 3 5 9
BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 4 3 1 1 9
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 1 2 1 0 9
GYRUS ENT L.L.C. 1 4 0 0 4 9
SPECTRAMET, LLC 2 2 1 1 2 8
ADROIT DEVELOPMENT, INC. 1 3 1 2 0 7
AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 3 2 0 2 7
BIOMIMETIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 1 1 2 2 7
BIOVENTURES, INC. 0 1 1 3 2 7
BRISTOL COMPRESSORS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 1 1 3 7
COEUR, INC. 0 3 0 0 4 7
DEROYAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 3 2 2 0 7
FIBERWEB, INC. 0 1 3 2 1 7
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 2 1 2 1 1 7
ICOVE AND ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 1 3 1 2 7
KILGORE FLARES COMPANY, LLC 0 2 2 1 2 7
KODI KLIP CORPORATION 1 0 4 2 0 7
LOCHINVAR, LLC 1 1 0 3 2 7
SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION, INC. 7 0 0 0 0 7
TUFTCO CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 0 7
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 2 0 3 0 1 6
ASPECT SOFTWARE, INC. 0 2 1 0 3 6
ECOSMART TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 5 0 1 0 0 6
HEATHCO LLC 1 3 1 0 1 6
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 0 2 3 1 6
MEDTRONIC NAVIGATION, INC. 1 2 2 0 1 6
PLEXUS BIOMEDICAL, INC. 0 2 1 1 2 6
SCHERING-PLOUGH HEALTHCARE PRODUCTS, INC. 2 3 1 0 0 6
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
SMARTGUARD, LLC 3 0 1 1 1 6
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 0 2 2 2 6
TUITION FUND, LLC 1 1 2 1 1 6
VIDEO GAMING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
YALE SECURITY INC. 1 2 2 0 1 6
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION 0 3 0 0 2 5
ADVANCED BREATH DIAGNOSTICS, LLC 0 1 0 3 1 5
AGC FLAT GLASS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 0 2 1 1 5
ALBAHEALTH LLC 1 1 0 1 2 5
BOCA FLASHER, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
BOULDIN CORPORATION 1 2 2 0 0 5
CAPITAL CONFIRMATION, INC. 0 1 0 0 4 5
DEPUY PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 2 1 0 5
EDGENET INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
FELKNOR VENTURES, LLC 0 2 0 2 1 5
FLEETGUARD, INC. 3 0 2 0 0 5
GTX, INC. 2 0 1 0 2 5
INNOVATION SERVICES, INC. 2 2 0 0 1 5
MECO CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 0 5
MSD CONSUMER CARE, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
NISUS CORP. 1 0 1 1 2 5
NUCOR CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 2 5
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 0 2 1 1 1 5
ROBERTSHAW CONTROLS COMPANY 2 0 1 1 1 5
SQUARE D COMPANY 0 1 3 1 0 5
W.M. BARR & COMPANY, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 5



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