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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 2010 - 2014 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 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 122 148 145 166 170 751
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 137 149 145 144 102 677
UT-BATTELLE, LLC 70 56 67 72 81 346
EASTMAN CHEMICAL COMPANY 60 65 47 47 58 277
VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY 16 28 28 34 51 157
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC. 11 17 14 20 30 92
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 20 18 14 27 12 91
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 14 15 6 18 18 71
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 4 12 19 14 21 70
THOMAS & BETTS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 19 17 13 8 7 64
CUMMINS FILTRATION IP, INC. 10 15 13 12 6 56
ALSTOM TECHNOLOGY LTD 5 4 10 10 21 50
BLACK & DECKER INC. 18 19 4 2 3 46
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 7 9 12 14 42
GRUPO PETROTEMEX, S.A. DE C.V. 0 13 11 6 8 38
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 5 9 9 8 6 37
RADIO SYSTEMS CORP. 10 7 4 10 6 37
BABCOCK & WILCOX TECHNICAL SERVICES Y-12, LLC 6 8 10 5 7 36
WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 5 7 6 6 29
SIEMENS INDUSTRY, INC. 15 6 2 1 4 28
ST. JUDE CHILDREN'S RESEARCH HOSPITAL 3 8 3 6 3 23
GRIFFIN TECHNOLOGY, INC. 6 5 7 3 0 21
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 8 2 7 3 1 21
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 1 3 6 8 3 21
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 7 6 1 4 1 19
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 6 3 4 1 4 18
SMARTVUE CORPORATION 6 3 1 3 5 18
TDY INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 6 3 5 0 17
AKZO NOBEL NV 4 6 4 1 1 16
BUCKMAN LABORATORIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 4 5 4 16
UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS 2 5 3 5 1 16
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 5 3 2 4 1 15
HUNTER FAN COMPANY 5 1 2 4 2 14
SIEMENS AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 1 2 7 3 1 14
EARTH TO AIR SYSTEMS, LLC 4 3 1 2 2 12
PARKER-HANNIFIN CORPORATION 1 0 3 3 5 12
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 3 3 1 3 2 12
BROTHER INTERNATIONAL CORP. 3 1 2 3 2 11
CSI TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 4 4 1 1 11
HENNESSY INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 4 4 2 1 11
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY 1 3 3 3 1 11
BRISTOL COMPRESSORS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 1 3 4 10
GYRUS ENT L.L.C. 4 0 0 4 2 10
MAYTAG CORPORATION 10 0 0 0 0 10
METROLOGIC INSTRUMENTS INC. 7 3 0 0 0 10
SONOCO DEVELOPMENT, INC. 2 4 2 1 1 10
BELDEN, INC. 0 1 3 5 0 9
BRIDGESTONE AMERICAS TIRE OPERATIONS, LLC 4 4 1 0 0 9
BUCKEYE TECHNOLOGIES INC. 4 3 1 1 0 9
DEROYAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 2 2 0 2 9
LOCHINVAR, LLC 1 0 3 2 3 9
NISUS CORP. 0 1 1 2 5 9
SIMPSON STRONG-TIE COMPANY, INC. 0 2 1 3 3 9
COEUR, INC. 3 0 0 4 1 8
KILGORE FLARES COMPANY, LLC 2 2 1 2 1 8
KODI KLIP CORPORATION 0 4 2 0 2 8
MRI INTERVENTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
PLEXUS BIOMEDICAL, INC. 2 1 1 2 2 8
3SAE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 0 0 3 7
AESCULAP IMPLANT SYSTEMS, INC. 3 2 0 2 0 7
ASPECT SOFTWARE, INC. 2 1 0 3 1 7
BIOVENTURES, INC. 1 1 3 2 0 7
BSH HOME APPLIANCES CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 5 7
FIBERWEB, INC. 1 3 2 1 0 7
ICOVE AND ASSOCIATES, LLC 1 3 1 2 0 7
MSD CONSUMER CARE, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 2 1 1 1 2 7
SPECTRAMET, LLC 2 1 1 2 1 7
TUFTCO CORPORATION 1 1 4 0 1 7
ADROIT DEVELOPMENT, INC. 3 1 2 0 0 6
ADVANCED BREATH DIAGNOSTICS, LLC 1 0 3 1 1 6
ANALYSIS & MEASUREMENT SERVICES CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 4 6
BIOMIMETIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 1 2 2 0 6
GTX, INC. 0 1 0 2 3 6
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 1 1 2 2 6
JOHN MEZZALLINGUA ASSOCIATES, LLC 0 2 3 1 0 6
MECO CORPORATION 0 2 3 0 1 6
MEDTRONIC NAVIGATION, INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
MICROPORT ORTHOPEDICS HOLDINGS INC. 0 0 0 0 6 6
TECHTRONIC FLOOR CARE TECHNOLOGY LIMITED 0 0 0 2 4 6
TRANE INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 2 2 2 0 6
TRICORD SOLUTIONS, INC. 1 1 0 1 3 6
USTER TECHNOLOGIES AG 1 0 2 1 2 6
VIDEO GAMING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 3 0 6
YALE SECURITY INC. 2 2 0 1 1 6
ZSCALER, INC. 0 1 2 0 3 6
A. O. SMITH CORPORATION 3 0 0 2 0 5
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 2 0 1 1 1 5
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
ANALOG DEVICES, INC. 0 3 0 1 1 5
ARC AUTOMOTIVE, INC. 0 2 0 0 3 5
AT& T MOBILITY II LLC 0 0 1 1 3 5
BOCA FLASHER, INC. 0 0 4 1 0 5
BOULDIN CORPORATION 2 2 0 0 1 5
BPS ENGINEERING, LLC 0 1 0 2 2 5
CAPITAL CONFIRMATION, INC. 1 0 0 4 0 5
CHATTEM, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 0 1 5
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 4 5
EDGENET INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
FEDERAL EXPRESS CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 1 5
FELKNOR VENTURES, LLC 2 0 2 1 0 5
GM GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY OPERATIONS LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
HEATHCO LLC 3 1 0 1 0 5
JP SCOPE, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
KENNAMETAL INC. 0 0 0 0 5 5
MILLER INDUSTRIES TOWING EQUIPMENT, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
MONOSOLRX LLC. 0 1 1 0 3 5
NUCOR CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 0 5
PI, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
POWERTECH, INC. 0 1 1 0 3 5
SQUARE D COMPANY 1 3 1 0 0 5
TUITION FUND, LLC 1 2 1 1 0 5
TUTCO, INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
W.M. BARR & COMPANY, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5



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