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

Patenting In U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2000 - 2013 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 3 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Originating From

Ames, IA

( Metropolitan Statistical Area )

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )

The following table displays first-named patent assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC. 30 22 13 23 23 9 18 19 9 25 21 14 10 18 254
SAUER-DANFOSS INC. 0 12 8 8 6 6 6 3 5 3 4 3 3 1 68
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 6 5 4 3 3 4 1 3 5 3 3 4 3 9 56
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 9 18 6 2 4 1 48
DEERE + COMPANY 6 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 3 4 3 1 27
XILINX, INC. 0 0 2 3 2 1 4 2 5 2 2 0 0 1 24
MICREL INCORPORATED 0 0 0 1 2 4 1 2 0 4 1 3 0 0 18
GARY W. CLEM, INC. 0 4 1 1 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 15
FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4 5 14
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 5 1 2 2 13
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 6 11
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 10
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 10
ASGROW SEED CO. LLC 2 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
BIOFORCE NANOSCIENCES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 9
BIOVA, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 1 9
COMPOSITE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 9
GARST SEED COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
BASF PLANT SCIENCE GMBH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 3 0 0 8
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 3 8
STINE BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
ADVANTA U.S.A., INC. 0 0 0 2 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
COMBISEP, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 7
MICOY CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 7
U.S. FILTER CORPORATION 2 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 6
DAIRYLAND SEED CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
INNOVATIVE LIGHTING, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 5
THE LAURIDSEN GROUP INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION, LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 5
ADVANCED ANALYTICAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 4
AG LEADER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4
ALLEN IP INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 4
BIO-TRONICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
MARVELL INTERNATIONAL LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 4
MIDWEST OILSEEDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
NUTECH 03 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 4
SIEMENS PRODUCT LIFECYCLE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 4
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES COMPANY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ACTUS POTENTIA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
EXSEED GENETICS, L.L.C. 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HIRSH INDUSTRIES INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
IXION BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MOSYS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
NORTHERN MICRODESIGN INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
SAUER, INC. 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SOUTHEASTERN TRADING, LLP 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ZENECA LIMITED 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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