Deere & Company Patent Portfolio Statistics

Deere & Company

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This article summarizes the perfomance of the assignee in the recent years. The overall statistics for this portfolio help to analyze the areas where the assignee is performing well. The filing trend, perfomance across the tech centers and the perfomance of the recent applications has been mentioned below. All the stats are calculated based on the perfomance in USPTO.

How does the overall patent portfolio of Deere & Company look like?

Assignee Art Units
Total Applications: 6,257 2,410,619
Granted Patents: 4,818 1,587,259
Grant Index 88.65% 78.86%
Abandoned/Rejected Applications: 617 (11.35%) 425,468 (21.14%)
In-Process Applications: 789 397,892
Average Grant Time: 2.53 Years 2.48 Years
Average Office Actions: 1.39 1.39

Which Technology Area Deere & Company is filing most patents in? (Last 10 years)

Art Unit Definition Total Applications
3671 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware 1,548
Opap Parked GAU 323
3616 Surface Transportation 208
3725 Manufacturing Devices & Processes, Machine Tools & Hand Tools 184
3611 Surface Transportation 181

How many patents are Deere & Company filing every year?

Year Total Applications Predicted
2022 0* 652
2021 159* 587
2020 486 611
2019 471 471
2018 450
2017 372
2016 298
2015 308
2014 271
2013 227

*The drop in the number of applications filed in last two years compared to previous years is because applications can take up to 18 months to get published

Recently filed patent applications of Deere & Company in USPTO?

Publication number: US20220174859A1
Application number: 17/550,888

A row unit for a seeding machine includes a ground view sensor coupled to the frame. The ground view sensor is operable to sense the furrow and generate depth signals corresponding to actual sensed depth of the furrow. The row unit also includes a controller configured to receive the signals, and a downforce adjustment mechanism coupled to the frame and to the controller. The controller is configured to activate the downforce adjustment mechanism to adjust a downforce on the frame based on the signals received by the controller.

Publication date: 2022-06-09
Applicant: Deere & Company
Inventors: D Green Lawrence

Publication number: US20220087097A1
Application number: 17/543,575

A method for planting a seed (124) with a desired planted seed orientation (141) within an agricultural field (90), the method comprising: determining, with a processor (140), a seed orienter (120) position within the agricultural field (90) using position data from at least one of a planter (302) or an agricultural vehicle (300); determining, with the processor (140), the desired planted seed orientation (141) for the seed orienter (120) position within the agricultural field (90); and planting the seed (124) according to the desired planted seed orientation (141) at the position within the agricultural field (90).

Publication date: 2022-03-24
Applicant: Deere & Company
Inventors: Cole L Murray

Publication number: US20220174858A1
Application number: 17/537,906

A metering system includes a plurality of metering elements that are independently controllable. A calibration method of the present disclosure includes generating calibration factors for the individual metering elements. Also, a method of the present disclosure includes operating the metering elements according to the respective calibration factor.

Publication date: 2022-06-09
Applicant: Deere & Company
Inventors: Douglas Graham William

How are Deere & Company’s applications performing in USPTO?

Application Number Title Status Art Unit Examiner
17/550,888 Planter Row Unit Downforce Control With Ground View Sensor OPAP Central, Docket
17/543,575 Site-Specific Seed Orientation Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket
17/537,906 Commodity Metering System For Work Vehicle And Calibration Method For Same OPAP Central, Docket
17/453,759 Operator Interface For A Combine Harvester OPAP Central, Docket
17/518,841 Controlled Float On An Agricultural Harvester For Header Leveling Docketed New Case – Ready for Examination OPAP Central, Docket