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Scientific Presence — Kansas

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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 Kansas 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

82 Organizations | 409 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Kansas. 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
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 84 131 168 293 270 946
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 57 71 96 132 121 477
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 51 94 78 80 106 409
CENTURYLINK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 0 0 0 39 97 136
EMBARQ HOLDINGS COMPANY LLC 6 16 35 44 0 101
AGCO CORPORATION 4 8 21 27 23 83
LSI CORPORATION 14 19 15 17 10 75
UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS 13 9 3 22 15 62
SPIRIT AEROSYSTEMS, INC 5 7 11 18 12 53
BOEING COMPANY 16 8 12 6 8 50
CERNER INNOVATION, INC. 1 7 8 13 14 43
GARMIN SWITZERLAND GMBH 0 2 12 11 6 31
HILL'S PET NUTRITION, INC. 1 3 4 10 12 30
GARMIN LTD. 15 10 0 0 0 25
NETAPP, INC. 0 0 5 12 6 23
FLINT HILLS SCIENTIFIC, L.L.C. 4 2 4 2 10 22
TEXTRON INNOVATIONS INC. 1 2 1 9 9 22
WENGER MANUFACTURING CO. INC. 4 8 5 4 1 22
KANSAS STATE UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 2 7 4 5 2 20
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 3 6 2 3 19
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 3 2 3 6 4 18
HNTB HOLDINGS LTD 0 3 7 3 5 18
PIONEER HI-BRED INTERNATIONAL, INC. 3 1 2 3 8 17
WARD/KRAFT, INC. 3 4 2 3 3 15
BE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY, INC. 2 3 3 5 1 14
BHA GROUP HOLDINGS, INC. 1 1 6 6 0 14
CARGILL, INC. 0 3 4 5 1 13
DECIPHERA PHARMACEUTICALS LLC 1 3 1 4 4 13
GARMIN INTERNATIONAL, INC 2 1 2 5 3 13
JOHNSON CONTROLS TECHNOLOGY COMPANY 0 2 3 3 3 11
CLEARWIRE IP HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 0 7 3 10
DEERE + COMPANY 2 3 3 0 2 10
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 0 2 3 1 4 10
KCI LICENSING, INC. 0 4 4 1 1 10
MEDTRONIC INC. 1 1 3 2 3 10
GOFIGURE PAYMENTS, LLC 0 6 0 2 1 9
HALLMARK CARDS INCORPORATED 2 2 2 1 2 9
SPECIALTY FERTILIZER PRODUCTS, LLC 0 4 3 1 1 9
CATERPILLAR INC. 0 2 5 1 0 8
CNH AMERICA LLC 3 2 0 0 3 8
GREEN SOURCE ENERGY LLC 0 1 0 3 4 8
HONEYWELL FEDERAL MANUFACTURING & TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 2 0 1 2 3 8
KOCH-GLITSCH, LP 0 1 1 3 3 8
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 2 2 2 8
STOWERS INSTITUTE FOR MEDICAL RESEARCH 0 0 2 4 2 8
ACCESSIBLE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 0 0 3 7
BALCO, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
CASTLE CREATIONS, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
CELERITAS TECHNOLOGIES, L.L.C. 0 2 3 1 1 7
MPATHX, LLC 5 2 0 0 0 7
NEXUS MEDICAL, LLC 1 0 3 2 1 7
BUSHNELL, INC. 3 2 1 0 0 6
CLEAR WIRELESS LLC 0 3 3 0 0 6
EXCEL INDUSTRIES, INC. 0 2 0 2 2 6
GIFT CARD IMPRESSIONS, LLC 0 0 0 0 6 6
GREAT PLAINS MANUFACTURING INCORPORATED 0 0 1 1 4 6
H& R BLOCK TAX SERVICES, INC. 0 2 0 2 2 6
HANTOVER, INC. 0 1 2 3 0 6
LANDOLL CORPORATION 0 0 2 3 1 6
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 4 2 6
VERTEX, L.L.C. 0 1 0 2 3 6
WORLDWIDE INNOVATIONS AND TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 0 1 6
AERO TRANSPORTATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 4 0 0 1 5
CLACK TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
COLEMAN COMPANY INC. 2 2 0 0 1 5
CYDEX PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 2 1 0 1 1 5
DA VINCI ROOFSCAPES, L.L.C. 2 1 0 0 2 5
ELEVANCE RENEWABLE SCIENCES, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
LSI LOGIC CORPORATION 4 1 0 0 0 5
MOJACK DISTRIBUTORS, LLC 0 1 0 2 2 5
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
ROBOTZONE, LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
SIEMENS WATER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. 1 4 0 0 0 5
SPINAL SIMPLICITY LLC 0 0 1 2 2 5
SPX COOLING TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
THE BRADBURY COMPANY, INC. 1 0 1 1 2 5
TSI TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 1 0 4 0 5
UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI 1 1 2 0 1 5
USC, LLC 0 0 0 1 4 5
VENETEC INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
WESCON PRODUCTS COMPANY 3 0 1 0 1 5
WICHITA STATE UNIVERSITY 0 2 2 0 1 5
WOLFE ELECTRIC, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
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