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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

Iowa City, 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
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION 13 37 21 28 16 16 26 24 19 17 25 19 27 17 305
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 8 14 7 5 3 5 8 4 4 4 9 8 5 8 92
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 2 2 2 0 3 0 2 1 2 5 2 7 8 9 45
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 0 1 0 1 1 0 3 4 8 2 5 0 6 6 37
GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION 0 0 4 4 3 2 1 1 2 2 5 0 3 1 28
INTEGRATED DNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4 4 5 4 1 23
SHIRE LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 1 1 18
MAYTAG CORPORATION 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 1 4 2 2 0 0 15
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 2 0 1 2 4 1 14
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 4 1 0 0 13
INTERMEC IP CORP. 5 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 11
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 3 1 8
MESTEK MACHINERY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 7
DECISIONMARK CORP. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 6
HOLDEN'S FOUNDATION SEEDS, INC. 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 6
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 6
CIVCO MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS INC. 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4
OPTIMUM QUALITY GRAINS, L.L.C. 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
ACP, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
CIVCO MEDICAL INSTRUMENTS CO., INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
GILLETTE CANADA COMPANY 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MET-COIL SYSTEMS, LLC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
STB ENTERPRISES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3



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