TIPS

Technology and Intellectual Property Statistics


Georgia including Atlanta (2006)

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant for Georgia (Atlanta)
First-Named Assignee 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 Total
~Individually Owned Patent 275 278 227 229 236 1245
BELLSOUTH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY CORPORATION 35 72 144 127 226 604
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 80 115 87 65 75 422
NCR CORPORATION 55 60 36 30 36 217
GEORGIA TECH RESEARCH CORP. 34 38 34 38 53 197
SCIENTIFIC-ATLANTA, INC. 30 33 24 15 25 127
FITEL U.S.A. CORP. 25 31 23 10 6 95
EMORY UNIVERSITY 26 17 17 10 18 88
MOTOROLA, INC. 22 18 21 16 10 87
MILLIKEN & COMPANY 17 13 24 13 12 79
NORDSON CORPORATION 19 14 13 12 21 79
OMEGA PATENTS, L.L.C. 4 9 30 8 10 61
COCA-COLA COMPANY 17 21 14 3 4 59
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 4 8 11 16 16 55
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 3 13 10 27 53
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 18 11 8 11 4 52
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 5 6 11 17 12 51
SIEMENS ENERGY & AUTOMATION, INC. 10 15 3 5 7 40
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 5 5 10 6 7 33
AMERICAN MEGATRENDS, INC. 0 2 6 8 15 31
DISPLAY INDUSTRIES LLC 4 8 9 2 7 30
PARAGON TRADE BRANDS, INC. 1 12 10 4 2 29
GRAPHIC PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 6 8 14 28
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 5 7 2 6 7 27
GEORGIA-PACIFIC RESINS, INC. 6 6 4 6 4 26
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 3 2 9 7 3 24
REHRIG-PACIFIC COMPANY, INC. 3 1 1 8 11 24
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 1 4 1 8 9 23
DEERE + COMPANY 0 6 5 7 4 22
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 2 2 10 7 1 22
LUCENT TECHNOLOGIES INC. 13 5 0 3 1 22
INTEGRATED DEVICE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 1 0 7 11 21
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 2 4 3 12 21
DREAMWELL, LTD. 1 3 7 3 6 20
EMS TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 1 7 7 3 20
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC. 1 5 3 5 6 20
W. C. BRADLEY CO. 3 6 7 3 1 20
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 3 3 4 5 19
ARRIS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 5 3 4 5 18
SPECTRX, INC. 1 4 3 6 3 17
BROWN & WILLIAMSON TOBACCO CORPORATION 2 8 6 0 0 16
C. R. BARD, INC. 4 3 6 2 1 16
FURUKAWA ELECTRIC NORTH AMERICA INC. 0 0 3 10 3 16
MEDICAL COLLEGE OF GEORGIA RESEARCH INSTITUTE, INC. 11 1 1 2 1 16
JOHNSON RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, INC. 5 5 2 1 2 15
SOUTHWIRE COMPANY 3 4 0 7 1 15
ATHEROGENICS, INC. 0 5 2 4 3 14
CIENA CORPORATION 2 1 2 2 7 14
INSTITUTE OF PAPER SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, INC. 10 3 0 1 0 14
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1 6 2 2 3 14
YKK CORPORATION OF AMERICA 5 3 4 1 1 14
AT&T CORP. 5 0 2 2 4 13
IMERYS PIGMENTS, INC. 2 4 3 0 4 13
KEY-TRAK, INC. 5 0 5 2 1 13
NORTEL NETWORKS LIMITED 3 5 2 2 1 13
ARIZONA CHEMICAL COMPANY 4 3 1 4 0 12
CINGULAR WIRELESS II, LLC 0 0 0 0 12 12
COLONIAL CHEMICAL INC 0 4 1 4 3 12
GTE WIRELESS SERVICE CORPORATION 2 6 1 1 2 12
J. M. HUBER CORPORATION 4 3 2 1 2 12
NOVOSTE CORPORATION 1 5 2 2 2 12
STATSIGNAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 3 3 2 2 12
TEXTRON INC. 2 3 4 2 1 12
ACUITY BRANDS, INC. 2 4 0 2 3 11
AVAYA TECHNOLOGY CORP. 5 4 2 0 0 11
EMERSON RETAIL SERVICES INC. 0 3 1 3 4 11
GENZYME CORPORATION 8 3 0 0 0 11
MEADWESTVACO PACKAGING SYSTEMS, LLC 0 1 1 6 3 11
CIRREX CORP. 8 2 0 0 0 10
COMPUTER PROCESS CONTROLS, INC. 3 3 0 0 4 10
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 3 3 4 10
INNOMED TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 6 10
KASON INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 3 2 1 1 10
MICROCOATING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 7 1 1 0 1 10
SDGI HOLDINGS, INC. 0 5 4 0 1 10
WAVE7 OPTICS, INC. 0 1 1 2 6 10
AER ENERGY RESOURCES, INC. 8 1 0 0 0 9
BP CORPORATION NORTH AMERICA INC. 3 2 2 2 0 9
CONSOLIDATED ENGINEERING COMPANY, INC. 2 3 1 2 1 9
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 0 0 1 5 3 9
ELECTRONICS FOR IMAGING, INC. 0 0 0 3 6 9
EXCELLATRON SOLID STATE, LLC 2 2 2 3 0 9
HOSHIZAKI AMERICA, INC. 7 2 0 0 0 9
L.L. CULMAT LP 2 1 2 1 3 9
MIZUNO CORPORATION 1 1 3 2 2 9
RESPIRONICS, INC. 7 1 0 1 0 9
SONNAX INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 3 0 4 9
THERAGENICS CORPORATION 1 2 4 0 2 9
ZENITECH LLC 1 2 2 1 3 9
ATD CORPORATION 2 2 2 0 2 8
CLUB CAR INC. 2 3 2 0 1 8
COOPER TECHNOLOGIES COMPANY 0 4 3 1 0 8
GMP VISION SOLUTIONS, INC. 2 2 3 1 0 8
INTERFACE, INC. 0 1 1 4 2 8
NGIMAT CO. 0 0 0 3 5 8
PANDUIT CORPORATION 2 1 3 0 2 8
PROXIMA THERAPEUTICS, INC. 2 2 3 1 0 8
RAYONIER PRODUCTS AND FINANCIAL SERVICES COMPANY 0 0 1 4 3 8
RELIANCE ELECTRIC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 1 2 4 0 8
RIVERWOOD INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 5 3 0 0 0 8
SNAPPER, INC. 1 3 3 1 0 8
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 1 1 0 4 2 8
TOMCO2 EQUIPMENT COMPANY 2 3 1 1 1 8
ANCHOR WALL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 1 2 0 7
ARRIVALSTAR, INC. 1 0 4 1 1 7
CRYOLIFE, INC. 1 0 2 3 1 7
ERWIN INDUSTRIES, INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
MATSUSHITA MOBILE COMMUNICATION DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION OF USA 2 0 1 4 0 7
MERIAL LIMITED 1 1 1 1 3 7
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 0 0 1 2 4 7
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 2 0 1 0 4 7
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA 1 3 1 1 1 7
ACCENTURE LLP 0 1 1 3 1 6
ATLANTA ATTACHMENT COMPANY, INC. 0 0 2 1 3 6
AVIGENICS, INC 1 0 1 1 3 6
DATASCAPE, INC. 1 0 3 2 0 6
DEROYAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 0 3 1 6
ECOSMART TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 6 0 0 0 0 6
ELESYS NORTH AMERICA, INC. 0 0 2 0 4 6
G-P GYPSUM CORPORATION 0 0 5 1 0 6
GEOSTAR CORPORATION 5 0 0 1 0 6
GREAT DANE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 1 1 1 2 1 6
INHIBITEX, INC. 0 0 3 1 2 6
ISOTRON, INC. 2 0 3 0 1 6
KENNAMETAL INC. 0 0 0 1 5 6
MICRON OPTICS, INC. 1 1 0 2 2 6
PACTIV CORPORATION 1 3 1 1 0 6
SCHWEITZER-MAUDUIT INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 4 0 0 6
SILTECH LLC 5 0 1 0 0 6
SOUTHERN MILLS, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
STAR LOCK SYSTEMS, INC. 2 2 1 1 0 6
STATSIGNAL IPC, LLC 0 0 0 3 3 6
SURFATECH CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 4 6
T R SYSTEMS, INC. 0 4 2 0 0 6
VIDEOLARM, INC. 3 1 1 0 1 6
WESTINGHOUSE SAVANNAH RIVER COMPANY 4 2 0 0 0 6
AGRI DYNAMICS, INC. 0 3 0 1 1 5
AKZO NOBEL NV 3 1 1 0 0 5
APPLIED CARBOCHEMICALS 2 3 0 0 0 5
AUSTIN HARDWARE & SUPPLY, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
BALL CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 0 5
BIOSIL RESEARCH INSTITUTE INC. 4 1 0 0 0 5
CHECKFREE CORPORATION 0 0 1 3 1 5
CORRUGATED GEAR & SERVICES INC. 1 1 3 0 0 5
CYTRX CORPORATION 2 0 1 1 1 5
DELTA AIR LINES, INC. 0 0 3 2 0 5
E-2 INTERACTIVE, INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
ENGELHARD CORPORATION 3 0 2 0 0 5
ENLINK GEOENERGY SERVICES, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
GIW INDUSTRIES, INC. 3 1 1 0 0 5
KIMBERLY-CLARK CORPORATION 3 2 0 0 0 5
MACDERMID GRAPHIC ARTS, INC. 4 0 1 0 0 5
NORTH AMERICAN CONTAINER CORP. 0 2 1 1 1 5
ORASEE CORP. 0 0 3 1 1 5
PLANTRONICS INC 0 0 1 0 4 5
PROCESS CONTROL CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 3 5
PROCESS TECHNOLOGY INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 5
QCEPT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 4 5
ROCK-TENN COMPANY 1 3 1 0 0 5
TAYLOR MADDOX TECHNICAL, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
THIELE KAOLIN COMPANY 3 1 1 0 0 5
TRANSNEXUS, INC. 2 0 1 0 2 5
TRICORD SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
WAVESPLITTER TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
WORLDCOM, INC. 4 0 1 0 0 5
Statistics compiled from USPTO information

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