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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

Champaign-Urbana, IL

( 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
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 16 16 18 22 40 20 34 32 31 45 50 65 53 66 508
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 13 15 5 11 9 2 10 6 5 8 10 8 6 11 119
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 5 3 0 3 3 3 5 8 3 6 6 7 31 16 99
INTEL CORPORATION 0 2 1 2 3 0 7 7 0 2 6 3 2 4 39
ARCHER-DANIELS-MIDLAND COMPANY 1 0 2 0 0 2 8 2 2 1 5 4 5 0 32
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 3 8 5 3 4 2 31
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 0 0 1 0 3 2 3 4 1 5 3 4 1 0 27
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 4 3 2 6 1 1 0 23
SRU BIOSYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5 3 4 1 2 1 0 17
SOLARBRIDGE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 3 6 15
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 3 3 3 14
ADVANCED LIGHTING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 1 5 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 13
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 2 1 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 12
INGURAN, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 5 3 11
FINISAR CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 1 1 1 9
HOBBICO, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 9
LIBMAN COMPANY 0 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 5 9
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3 7
CABOT CORPORATION 2 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 7
CU AEROSPACE, LLC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 7
KLEINWANZLEBENER SAATZUCHT AG 0 0 0 1 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, INCORPORATED 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 7
YAHOO, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 7
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 6
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 6
MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 6
NPL ASSOCIATES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3 6
BYTEMOBILE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5
DEERE + COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 5
FIRST-LIGHT USA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
ILLINOIS FOUNDATION SEEDS, INC. 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
MAXIM INTEGRATED PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 5
MOTOROLA, INC. 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
PHARMA MAR, S.A. 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
SEAGATE TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
WOLFRAM RESEARCH, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 5
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 4
DEKALB GENETICS CORPORATION 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
GILL ATHLETICS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
I.S.S. (U.S.A.) INC. 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
QUALCOMM, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
SHARP LABORATORIES OF AMERICA, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
SIEMENS MEDICAL SOLUTIONS USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 4
TACTARA, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 4
XINDIUM TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
CARLE DEVELOPMENT FOUNDATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
COMPUTERIZED MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
DAIRYLAND SEED CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
DIGITAL RADIO EXPRESS, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HORIZON HOBBY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
HYDRO-GEAR LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
LIMAGRAIN VERNEUIL HOLDING SA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 3
NEC LABORATORIES AMERICA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 3
NEURALTUS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
NGK INSULATORS LTD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3
NORTHWESTERN CORPORATION 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PLASTIC DESIGNS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PROTASIS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
QUANTUM ELECTRO OPTO SYSTEMS SDN. BHD. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
THERMA-WAVE, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
TOKYO ELECTRON LIMITED 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
WOLFRAM ALPHA LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3



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