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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

Peoria, 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
CATERPILLAR INC. 192 154 153 139 101 103 100 115 138 133 176 189 209 181 2083
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 11 8 14 14 6 10 7 6 10 6 12 11 15 147
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 7 9 4 9 1 1 4 5 3 2 3 6 6 8 68
CNH AMERICA LLC 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 4 4 6 3 3 29
PRECISION PLANTING, INC. 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 1 1 4 3 2 2 0 20
L. R. NELSON CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 15
CASE CORPORATION 3 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 1 2 9
MORTON BUILDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 0 2 9
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL COMPANY LP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 8
CLEAN FUEL TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 1 8
ELM TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
ILLINOIS VALLEY HOLDING COMPANY 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 5
HALLMARK CARDS INCORPORATED 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
SOLAR TURBINES INCORPORATED 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
ABSORBENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 4
CATERPILLAR TRIMBLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
FIREFLY ENERGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
KOMATSU AMERICA CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 4
KRESS CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PHILIPPI-HAGENBUCH, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
SELIG SEALING PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
BRADLEY UNIVERSITY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
ENDOTRONIX, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
MARTIN ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
OPTIMUM QUALITY GRAINS, L.L.C. 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
PRECISION PLANTING LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
SCHEETZ, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
TURKEY SCOPE, LLC 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3



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