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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

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA

( Non Metro/Micropolitan 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
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 32 37 23 25 25 16 27 17 17 11 16 30 22 22 320
LISLE CORPORATION 5 8 9 11 8 8 7 4 4 1 4 0 0 2 71
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 1 1 5 3 4 4 2 4 4 13 11 4 59
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 9 10 5 7 1 4 2 39
MAYTAG CORPORATION 3 0 1 2 6 5 10 3 1 4 1 0 0 0 36
TRI/MARK CORPORATION 0 3 3 3 5 1 4 6 3 1 1 2 1 2 35
DEERE + COMPANY 0 1 1 3 1 4 1 3 5 3 3 0 4 3 32
GATEWAY 2000, INC. 2 3 5 5 1 4 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 25
FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 1 0 0 2 1 2 2 3 2 2 1 1 19
HWH CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 2 4 1 2 1 17
SUKUP MANUFACTURING COMPANY 1 0 1 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 1 14
HOLDEN'S FOUNDATION SEEDS, INC. 2 7 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 2 2 0 0 3 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 13
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 3 4 2 13
LINK MFG., LTD. 1 3 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 12
WINEGARD COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 3 3 11
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5 0 10
U.S. MANUFACTURING INC. 3 2 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
CATERPILLAR INC. 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 1 0 0 9
M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 4 9
WESTENDORF MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 9
AMERICAN SPORTS INTERNATIONAL, LTD. 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
DAVINCI ITALIA/USA GROUP, LLC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 2 0 7
EBSCO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
KINZE MANUFACTURING, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 7
SOYGENETICS, LLC 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
TEAM EFFORT, INC. 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 6
CAMBREX CHARLES CITY, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 0 6
DETHMERS MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 6
JAM'N FITNESS CORP. 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
KNESS MANUFACTURING CO., INC. 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 6
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
THE SHIVVERS GROUP, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 6
UNVERFERTH MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 6
HAGIE MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
KOOIMA COMPANY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 5
LOMONT MOLDING, INC. 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
MODERNFOLD, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
STELLAR INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
FIELD LOGIC, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
GITS MANUFACTURING COMPANY 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
INTIER AUTOMOTIVE INC. 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
LAND O'LAKES, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SCHAFER SYSTEMS INC. 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
SYNGENTA SEEDS, INC. 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
TRIGENCE CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 4
WATERLOO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
AMVAC CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ASTORIA INDUSTRIES OF IOWA, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
BUG-OUT OUTDOORWEAR, INC. 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CATERPILLAR S.A.R.L. 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
CYCLE COUNTRY ACCESSORIES CORP. 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
HENDERSON MANUFACTURING CO. 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
HYDROGEN ENGINE CENTER, INC. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
INTERMEC IP CORP. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
IOWA MOLD TOOLING CO., INC. 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
JACOBS CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
KANN MANUFACTURING CORPORATION 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
MCI COMMUNICATIONS CORP. 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MED-TEC IOWA, INC. 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MILE HIGH EQUIPMENT COMPANY 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
MIRENCO, INC. 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
NOVARTIS AG (FORMERLY SANDOZ LTD.) 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
OSHKOSH CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
R. J. THOMAS MANUFACTURING CO. 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
SEWAGE AERATION SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VAN BEEK GLOBAL, LLC 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
VANMARK CORPORATION 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3



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