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Scientific Presence — Iowa

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Patents Received by Businesses, Universities & Outposts

Patent Grants 2009 to 2013

This table reflects patents granted to organizations — national and international corporations, universities, government agencies, businesses, and other organizations — where the first named inventor, the first inventor on the patent, identified Iowa as their place of residence. Organizations are included on the list if they received 5 or more utility patents in the calendar years cited.
This list will help you understand which companies headquartered in the state or having outposts there are working with local inventors to create patented inventions, the new science and technology companies and universities seek to commercialize.

Patents

73 Organizations | 408 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Iowa. Official count and ranking are based on the First—Named Inventor on the patent. The USPTO Official Count attributes a patent to a state based on the residence of the first-named inventor. Source: USPTO

Who Received The Patents

Organizations | First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
ROCKWELL COLLINS, INC. 94 87 86 92 114 473
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 86 68 114 97 96 461
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 52 89 101 75 91 408
DEERE + COMPANY 59 80 76 77 104 396
MONSANTO TECHNOLOGY, LLC 50 30 8 24 94 206
STINE SEED FARM, INC. 33 28 64 77 0 202
UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION 17 25 19 27 17 105
FISHER CONTROLS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 13 16 22 24 21 96
IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION INC. 28 21 15 10 20 94
MUSCO CORPORATION 5 10 15 15 14 59
VERMEER MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 15 16 10 11 7 59
M.S. TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 2 6 15 23 46
MAYTAG CORPORATION 27 12 5 0 0 44
BROADCOM CORPORATION 13 15 13 0 2 43
SYNGENTA PARTICIPATIONS AG 2 10 2 8 15 37
SCHNEIDER ELECTRIC USA, INC. 0 0 0 22 13 35
SKYWORKS SOLUTIONS, INC. 5 5 7 8 8 33
WHIRLPOOL CORPORATION 2 2 13 8 8 33
DELAVAN INC. 2 3 8 11 8 32
INTERMEC IP CORP. 8 5 4 4 1 22
RITE-HITE HOLDING CORPORATION 1 6 3 7 5 22
BOEHRINGER INGELHEIM VETMEDICA, INC. 2 8 3 2 5 20
LIGHTWAVES SYSTEMS, INC. 3 1 9 4 3 20
ELECTROLUX HOME PRODUCTS, INC. 1 2 6 7 3 19
INTEGRATED DNA TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 4 4 5 4 1 18
SHIRE LLC 0 16 0 1 1 18
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 4 2 4 4 4 18
SAUER-DANFOSS INC. 4 5 3 4 1 17
TEREX USA, LLC 0 2 5 6 4 17
GRAIN PROCESSING CORPORATION 3 5 2 3 3 16
AGRIGENETICS, INC. 3 10 0 0 2 15
CNH AMERICA LLC 0 6 2 4 3 15
CARGILL, INC. 2 2 4 4 2 14
SCHILLINGER GENETICS, INC. 0 0 0 2 11 13
STORK TOWNSEND INC. 4 2 2 1 3 12
WINEGARD COMPANY 2 1 2 3 4 12
BIOVA, L.L.C. 1 0 3 5 2 11
GO DADDY OPERATING COMPANY, LLC 0 0 0 0 11 11
ALLEN IP INC. 0 4 1 4 1 10
GATEWAY 2000, INC. 2 6 0 1 1 10
HNI TECHNOLOGIES INC. 0 1 3 4 2 10
HWH CORPORATION 2 4 1 2 1 10
PELLA CORPORATION 2 2 1 2 3 10
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 4 9
MICREL INCORPORATED 4 2 3 0 0 9
RF MICRO DEVICES, INC. 1 1 1 3 3 9
SUKUP MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 2 1 5 1 9
TRI/MARK CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 3 9
AGRINOMICS LLC 5 1 1 1 0 8
CARDIAC PACEMAKERS, INC. 3 1 0 3 1 8
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 1 1 1 3 2 8
SYNCBAK, INC. 0 0 0 8 0 8
BASF PLANT SCIENCE GMBH 0 3 4 0 0 7
DAVINCI ITALIA/USA GROUP, LLC 1 0 4 2 0 7
INDUSTRIAL DESIGN FABRICATION & INSTALLATION, INC. 0 1 4 1 1 7
LISLE CORPORATION 1 4 0 0 2 7
MESTEK MACHINERY, INC. 0 0 0 2 5 7
XILINX, INC. 3 2 1 0 1 7
CARLETON LIFE SUPPORT SYSTEMS, INC. 0 2 2 1 1 6
FIRST DATA CORPORATION 2 2 1 1 0 6
WABTEC HOLDING CORPORATION 1 0 1 2 2 6
EROSION TECH, LLC 0 2 2 1 0 5
F. R. DRAKE COMPANY 0 1 1 1 2 5
KINZE MANUFACTURING, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
KOOIMA COMPANY 0 0 0 3 2 5
MAREL MEAT PROCESSING INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
MICOY CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 0 5
NEW STANDARDS MANUFACTURING CO. 0 0 0 0 5 5
ROELESIS WIRELESS LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5
TRIMBLE NAVIGATION, LTD. 0 2 1 2 0 5
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 2 1 2 5
WATERLOO INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
WESTENDORF MANUFACTURING COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 0 2 5
WYETH 1 1 2 1 0 5
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