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

Patenting In Technology Classes,
Breakout By Organization

Count of 2009 - 2013 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 800, Multicellular Living Organisms and Unmodified Parts Thereof and Related Processes

( 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 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 224 253 205 292 390 1364
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 173 153 254 360 417 1357
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 25 54 27 49 62 217
STINE SEED FARM, INC. 33 28 64 77 0 202
SEMINIS VEGETABLE SEEDS, INC. 10 23 34 42 64 173
BASF PLANT SCIENCE GMBH 18 24 25 20 18 105
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 15 19 19 22 15 90
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 4 19 5 6 49 83
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 12 18 12 14 19 75
M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 1 10 29 30 70
DOW AGROSCIENCES LLC 2 13 9 22 10 56
MERTEC LLC 6 16 8 14 6 50
ENZA ZADEN BEHEER, B.V. 1 3 7 7 23 41
CROPDESIGN N.V. 4 8 10 4 11 37
BAYER CROPSCIENCE AG 10 5 6 11 4 36
ATHENIX CORPORATION 4 6 8 8 7 33
CERES, INC. 4 4 6 9 9 32
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, THE REGENTS OF 8 6 3 9 2 28
COMMONWEALTH SCIENTIFIC AND INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH ORGANIZATION 6 10 4 4 3 27
AGRINOMICS LLC 9 11 3 2 0 25
MENDEL BIOTECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 5 9 2 4 24
NOVOZYMES, INC. 0 0 5 11 7 23
D&PL TECHNOLOGY HOLDING CORP. 18 2 2 0 0 22
SCHILLINGER GENETICS, INC. 0 0 1 3 16 20
MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY 1 4 6 5 2 18
SAMUEL ROBERTS NOBLE FOUNDATION, INC. 5 3 3 4 2 17
ARBORGEN, LLC 2 2 5 3 4 16
BAYER BIOSCIENCE N.V. 3 5 8 0 0 16
SHAMROCK SEED COMPANY, INC. 7 0 2 2 5 16
HARRIS MORAN SEED COMPANY 3 1 5 5 1 15
J. R. SIMPLOT COMPANY 3 1 4 4 3 15
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AGROBIOLOGICAL SCIENCES 7 3 2 1 2 15
BAYER CROPSCIENCE N.V. 0 0 0 9 5 14
CORN. BAK B.V. 0 3 7 0 4 14
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 3 2 4 2 3 14
ICON GENETICS GMBH 2 5 2 4 0 13
JAPAN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AGENCY 3 4 0 4 2 13
JAPAN TOBACCO INC. 2 3 5 2 1 13
SUNTORY HOLDINGS LIMITED 0 1 5 4 3 13
LIMAGRAIN EUROPE 0 3 4 1 4 12
RIJK ZWAAN ZAADTEELT EN ZAADHANDEL B.V. 1 4 1 3 3 12
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 0 4 1 3 4 12
A. DUDA & SONS, INC. 0 0 5 1 5 11
FRITO-LAY NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 0 0 3 6 11
NATIONAL RESEARCH COUNCIL OF CANADA 2 1 0 3 5 11
NORTH CAROLINA STATE UNIVERSITY 2 3 4 2 0 11
NOVOZYMES A/S 0 0 2 5 4 11
SESACO CORPORATION 0 2 4 1 4 11
SYNAGEVA BIOPHARMA CORP. 4 2 1 0 4 11
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE 1 1 3 1 5 11
UNIVERSITY OF ARKANSAS 0 1 2 2 6 11
UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. 2 3 1 3 2 11
ACADEMIA SINICA 1 1 2 1 5 10
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL COMPANY, LIMITED 6 2 1 1 0 10
INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE 0 4 2 3 0 9
KYOWA HAKKO KIRIN CO., LTD. 1 6 2 0 0 9
TEXAS A AND M UNIVERSITY 0 2 2 2 3 9
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI 2 1 3 2 1 9
WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION 2 3 2 1 1 9
AGRICULTURE VICTORIA SERVICES PTY LTD 1 0 3 2 2 8
BAYER CROPSCIENCE LP 4 0 0 4 0 8
HOUSE OF AGRICULTURE SPIROU AEBE 0 0 0 4 4 8
NESTEC, S.A. 0 0 1 5 2 8
SALK INSTITUTE FOR BIOLOGICAL STUDIES 2 1 4 1 0 8
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED 2 0 0 1 5 8
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS 0 4 2 0 2 8
AARHUS UNIVERSITY 0 0 1 2 4 7
BIOLEX THERAPEUTICS, INC. 1 2 4 0 0 7
EVOGENE LTD. 1 1 1 1 3 7
GENENTECH, INC. 0 2 3 2 0 7
LIMAGRAIN VERNEUIL HOLDING SA 5 2 0 0 0 7
MARTEK BIOSCIENCES CORPORATION 1 1 5 0 0 7
METABOLIX, INC. 1 3 1 1 1 7
PLANT BIOSCIENCE LIMITED 0 0 1 2 4 7
ROCKEFELLER UNIVERSITY 1 2 1 1 2 7
SUNGENE GMBH & CO. KGAA 3 1 2 0 1 7
TEMASEK LIFE SCIENCES LABORATORY LIMITED 1 0 1 2 3 7
AGRICULTURE AND AGRI-FOOD CANADA 4 1 1 0 0 6
ALLIANCE ONE INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 6 0 0 0 6
ARCADIA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 1 0 3 2 0 6
BIOGEMMA UK LIMITED 1 1 1 3 0 6
CHUGAI SEIYAKU KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 2 3 0 0 6
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC. 3 1 1 0 1 6
MALAYSIAN PALM OIL BOARD 0 2 2 0 2 6
RICETEC, AG 1 1 0 4 0 6
RIKEN 2 1 0 1 2 6
UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO 0 2 2 1 1 6
UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 2 1 0 3 6
YORKTOWN TECHNOLOGIES, L.P. 0 1 0 2 3 6
ABBOTT LABORATORIES 0 1 1 3 0 5
BIOGEMMA SAS 0 1 1 2 1 5
BIORIGINAL FOOD & SCIENCE CORP. 1 1 2 1 0 5
BRUNOB II B.V. 2 2 1 0 0 5
CALIFORNIA COOPERATIVE RICE RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC 3 1 0 0 1 5
KOREA RESEARCH INSTITUTE OF BIOSCIENCE AND BIOTECHNOLOGY 0 1 3 1 0 5
PHYLONIX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 1 3 1 0 0 5
PRODIGENE, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
PROGENY ADVANCED GENETICS 1 0 0 1 3 5
PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 2 2 1 0 5
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY 2 1 1 1 0 5
STICHTING DIENST LANDBOUWKUNDIG ONDERZOEK 0 1 1 2 1 5
THE CHINESE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG 0 0 5 0 0 5
THE OHIO STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 3 1 0 0 1 5
TOYO BOSEKI KABUSHIKI KAISHA 1 0 3 0 1 5



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