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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2010 - 2014 Utility Patent Grants,
By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Rank Ordered Listing of Organizations Receiving 5 or More Utility Patents During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 504, Plant Protecting and Regulating Compositions

( technology class is determined by the primary classification assigned to the patent- see 'Explanation of Data' )
( patent ownership is determined by the first-named assignee listed on a patent )

The following table displays first-named assignees and counts of their associated patents, as distributed by the year of patent grant.
First-Named Assignee 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 Total
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG 21 23 41 36 30 151
BASF SE 11 8 14 14 35 82
DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC 5 4 9 24 37 79
SYNGENTA CROP PROTECTION, INC. 5 7 11 20 9 52
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 3 2 7 9 11 32
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 2 5 6 4 5 22
VALENT BIOSCIENCES CORP. 0 2 6 11 2 21
ISHIHARA SANGYO KAISHA LTD. 1 2 1 9 6 19
BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP 1 0 2 7 8 18
BAYER INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY GMBH 0 0 2 5 11 18
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 0 2 3 6 4 15
KUMIAI CHEMICAL INDUSTRY CO., LTD. 4 1 7 0 3 15
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 2 1 3 5 3 14
SYNGENTA LIMITED 1 0 3 4 6 14
FMC CORPORATION 2 0 7 2 2 13
NIPPON SODA COMPANY LIMITED 0 0 5 2 2 9
HUNTSMAN PETROCHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 0 3 2 3 8
AKZO NOBEL NV 0 0 2 1 4 7
RHODIA OPERATIONS 0 0 0 1 6 7
BAYER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT 3 0 1 0 2 6
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 0 4 2 6
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 0 2 0 0 4 6
COGNIS IP MANAGEMENT GMBH 0 0 1 1 3 5
KAO KABUSHIKI KAISHA (KAO CORPORATION) 3 0 1 0 1 5
PLANT FOOD SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 0 0 4 0 1 5
VALENT U.S.A. CORPORATION 1 0 2 0 2 5



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