Thanks to both of you. I think I was a probably unclear in my original post.
Essentially, what I'm trying to determine is if there is any way for me, as a searcher, to trigger only those ads that are set up to appear with exact match.
This gets to the idea of protecting ones trademarks. If the trademark is a phrase (as in more than one word, not an AdWords phrase match), it gets a little bit tricky trying to determine (quickly and easily) if companies are popping up due to a phrase/broad match, or if they are in fact using your trademark in their list of terms.
I think I actually found the answer in a thread from early last month:
Patient2All, it your answer there that tells me (I think) what I needed to know:
"...in your first post, I take it you're talking about the searcher's query, not your keyword list. google will strip all Boolean matching options the searcher uses plus any punctuation and quotes for adwords. It's a different story for the SERPs however. ...."