Granted Rice Patents by Assignee

To generate the graph and table below, we organized the granted patents by assignee. In some cases, subsidiaries of companies are consolidated with their parent company (as designated by the superscript numbers in the table below). E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, which includes Pioneer Hi-Bred, has the most granted patents on rice sequences with 62.


Assignee Name No. of Patents
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company1 62
National Institute of Agro-Biological Sciences (NIAS) 19
National Agriculture and Bio-Oriented Research Organization (NARO) 10
Bayer BioScience N.V.2 8
Syngenta Limited3 8
Japan Tobacco Inc. 7
The Regents of the University of California 7
Monsanto4 7
Arch Development Corp. 4
Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Corporation 3
Nissan Chemical Industries, Ltd. 3
The Curators of the University of Missouri 3
Washington University 3
Academia Sinica 2
Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College 2
Cornell Research Foundation, Inc. 2
Greengene Biotech Inc. 2
Incorporated Administrative Agency, 2
Japan Science and Technology Agency 2
Korea Kumho Petrochemical Co., Ltd. 2
Kumiai Chemical Industry Co., Ltd. 2
Purdue Research Foundation 2
Regents of the University of Minnesota 2
Society for Techno-Innovation of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, National Agriculture 2
Advanced Research & Technology Institute 1
Agency of Industrial Science and Technology 1
Auburn University 1
Biogemma SAS 1
Board of Trustees of Michigan State University 1
Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique 1
Goodman Fielder PTY Limited 1
Evolutionary Genomics LLC 1
Hitachi, Ltd. 1
ICI Australia Operations Proprietary Limited 1
Incyte Corporation 1
Institute of Molecular Agrobiology 1
JCR Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. 1
Kojima 1
Missouri Board of Curators 1
Nagoya University 1
National Research Council of Canada 1
New York University 1
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey 1
The Australian National University 1
The Ohio State University 1
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies 1
Universidad Publica de Navarra 1
University of Florida 1
University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc 1
Ventria Bioscience 1
Yale University 1
Yissum research development co. 1

1E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company includes Pioneer Hi-Bred
2Bayer includes: Aventis CropScience, Hoechst Schering AgrEvo, Plant Genetic Systems, Plant Tec Biotechnologie and Rhone-Poulenc Agro
3Syngenta includes: Danisco A/S, Novaritis Corp. and Zeneca Limited
4Monsanto includes: Calgene and Dekalb Genetics Corp.