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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 - 2011 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 Total
CATERPILLAR INC. 192 154 153 139 101 103 100 115 138 133 176 189 1693
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 17 11 8 14 14 6 10 7 6 10 6 12 121
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 7 9 4 9 1 1 4 5 3 2 3 6 54
CNH AMERICA LLC 0 0 0 0 1 3 3 2 0 4 4 6 23
PRECISION PLANTING, INC. 0 0 0 1 3 1 2 1 1 4 3 2 18
L. R. NELSON CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 2 0 3 2 2 0 0 0 15
CASE CORPORATION 3 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 11
CLEAN FUEL TECHNOLOGY, INC. 0 0 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
MORTON BUILDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 7
EATON CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 0 6
ELM TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 6
ILLINOIS VALLEY HOLDING COMPANY 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 6
HALLMARK CARDS INCORPORATED 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 5
SOLAR TURBINES INCORPORATED 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
ABSORBENT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
BIOTECHNOLOGY RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
KOMATSU AMERICA CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 4
KRESS CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
PROGRESS RAIL SERVICES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 4
SELIG SEALING PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
CATERPILLAR TRIMBLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES LLC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
FIREFLY ENERGY INC. 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
MARTIN ENGINEERING COMPANY 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
OPTIMUM QUALITY GRAINS, L.L.C. 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
PHILIPPI-HAGENBUCH, INC. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 3
SCHEETZ, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
TURKEY SCOPE, LLC 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3


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