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Scientific Presence — Kentucky

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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 Kentucky 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

50 Organizations | 655 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Kentucky. 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
LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC. 124 171 139 144 77 655
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 54 72 59 72 83 340
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 21 45 38 57 96 257
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 20 29 17 23 22 111
UNIVERSITY OF LOUISVILLE RESEARCH FOUNDATION INCORPORATED 5 6 13 14 13 51
TOYOTA MOTOR ENGINEERING & MANUFACTURING NORTH AMERICA, INC. 1 3 4 10 14 32
PANASONIC CORPORATION OF NORTH AMERICA 6 11 5 2 5 29
PROCTER + GAMBLE COMPANY 3 8 9 2 6 28
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 4 7 7 6 26
M-I L.L.C 2 4 6 3 8 23
SUD-CHEMIE INC. 6 6 5 4 2 23
AAF - MCQUAY INC. 3 3 5 3 3 17
FUNAI ELECTRIC CO., LTD. 0 0 0 0 16 16
HUMANA INC. 0 4 1 7 2 14
HUNTER DOUGLAS, INC. 0 4 2 3 5 14
OSRAM SYLVANIA INC. 3 4 1 2 4 14
RA BRANDS, L.L.C. 2 2 4 4 2 14
WHITE DRIVE PRODUCTS, INC. 2 4 3 4 1 14
ETHICON ENDO-SURGERY, INC. 1 1 1 5 4 12
HEATHCO LLC 0 1 8 2 1 12
LANTECH.COM, LLC. 2 3 1 5 1 12
MALLINCKRODT, INC. 0 2 1 2 6 11
ASHLAND LICENSING AND INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LLC 2 1 2 3 1 9
CLEAR CHANNEL MANAGEMENT SERVICES, INC. 0 0 2 4 3 9
CARDINAL SPINE, LLC 0 0 4 3 1 8
MTD PRODUCTS INC. 0 3 3 2 0 8
SUN CHEMICAL CORPORATION 0 1 0 4 3 8
TUBEMASTER, INC. 0 5 3 0 0 8
ALLTRANZ INC. 1 0 0 3 3 7
DELTA-T CORPORATION 0 1 2 3 1 7
OY HALTON GROUP LTD. 1 1 2 0 3 7
SPAN TECH LLC 2 2 0 1 2 7
UNITED PARCEL SERVICE OF AMERICA, INC. 1 2 1 2 1 7
UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY 0 2 0 3 2 7
ATMI PACKAGING, INC. 0 0 1 4 1 6
B & B METALS, INC. 0 1 0 2 3 6
BAE SYSTEMS SURVIVABILITY SYSTEMS, LLC 0 1 3 2 0 6
EXTUNDO INCORPORATED 0 0 2 2 2 6
HILLERICH & BRADSBY CO., INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
L&P PROPERTY MANAGEMENT COMPANY 1 2 0 0 3 6
MERSIVE TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 3 2 0 1 6
SUREGENE LLC 0 1 5 0 0 6
THE GLAD PRODUCTS COMPANY 0 0 0 1 5 6
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 0 4 1 0 1 6
ALLTECH, INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
ALLYLIX, INC. 1 0 0 1 3 5
APTIS MEDICAL, LLC 0 1 2 1 1 5
ARTHRODYNAMIC TECHNOLOGIES, ANIMAL HEALTH DIVISION, INC. 2 1 0 0 2 5
CAMPBELL HAUSFELD/SCOTT FETZER COMPANY 1 0 2 0 2 5
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 0 2 1 1 5
DARAMIC, INC. 2 1 1 0 1 5
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