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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

Cedar Rapids, 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
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 20 41 61 52 36 29 36 42 38 89 84 79 84 105 796
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 5 5 11 7 9 6 5 2 2 10 13 12 2 6 95
INTERMEC IP CORP. 20 11 5 2 3 5 4 6 8 7 2 3 3 1 80
BROADCOM CORPORATION 0 0 0 3 5 6 5 1 9 13 13 12 0 2 69
SQUARE D COMPANY 4 8 9 13 4 2 5 5 3 2 1 0 0 0 56
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 3 4 5 4 5 4 7 41
MAYTAG CORPORATION 0 0 2 2 7 4 4 1 1 13 4 1 0 0 39
LIGHTWAVES SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 3 3 1 9 4 3 29
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18 11 29
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 8 7 1 3 4 28
CEDARAPIDS, INC. 10 2 2 4 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 25
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 8 5 6 24
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 4 2 4 4 4 24
HUNTER'S SPECIALTIES, INC. 3 3 0 3 3 1 1 0 3 3 0 0 1 0 21
CRYSTAL GROUP INC 0 3 5 2 5 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 20
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 6 0 2 17
TEREX USA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 5 4 16
MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORP. 1 5 2 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 15
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 1 3 3 14
SIRF TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 2 2 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 14
CARGILL, INC. 0 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 2 12
ROCKWELL SCIENCE CENTER, LLC 8 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
WEEMS INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 1 1 9
AMANA COMPANY L.P. 6 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
HENDERSON MANUFACTURING CO. 0 0 1 1 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
SYNCBAK, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 8
VECTOR CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 8
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 2 8
WORLDCOM, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
EVERGREEN PACKAGING INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 7
TRIPLETAIL VENTURES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 7
CONEXANT SYSTEMS, INC. 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
GYCO, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 6
INTERNATIONAL PAPER CO. 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
MCI, INC. 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
THE QUAKER OATS COMPANY 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
GENERAL MILLS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
GO DADDY OPERATING COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5
MCI WORLDCOM, INC. 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MCI, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MET-COIL SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 5
MITEC INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
ROELESIS WIRELESS LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 5
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 5
DECISIONMARK CORP. 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
ELECTRONIC DATA SYSTEMS CORPORATION 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
HIGHWAY EQUIPMENT COMPANY 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
KINZE MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PAPER SYSTEMS, INC. 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
PLASTIC SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4
WABTEC RAILWAY ELECTRONICS, INC. 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
CSR TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
DEKALB GENETICS CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
GO DADDY GROUP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
MOBILE SATELLITE VENTURES LP 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MOBILEDEMAND, LC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
NELSON MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
NORAND CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ROCKWELL INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SIEMENS TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SIEMENS VDO AUTOMOTIVE CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WESTINGHOUSE AIR BRAKE TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3



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