Tektronix first patent, 2752527, was awarded on June 26, 1956 to Richard L. Ropiquet for Method of Magnifying Waveforms on a CRT and Circuit Therefor. vintageTEK has assembled a complete listing of all patents awarded to Tektronix up until 2010 organized several different ways.
This February 7, 1986 TekWeek article describes the number of patents and the inventor honor rolls.
This October 1987 TekWeek article describes the patent activity in FY800.
vintageTEK compiled a spreadsheet of all the Tektronix US and Japan patents from 1956 through 2010. Click on the links below to view the PDF.
1956-2010 Tektronix Patents lists patents in assigned order
1956-2010 Patents By Name lists number of patents organized by inventor
1956-2010 Patents By Number lists by inventor organized by number of patents
1956-2010 Japan Utility Model is a list of Japan inventions of which there is no corresponding US patent
1956-2010 Non-Tektronix Inventors lists patents with both Tektronix and non-Tektronix inventors