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Scientific Presence — Maine

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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 Maine 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

20 Organizations | 143 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Maine. 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
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 25 28 26 33 31 143
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 6 25 26 29 29 115
NATIONAL SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 17 22 15 10 6 70
IDEXX LABORATORIES, INC. 11 18 10 8 12 59
UNITED TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 2 11 12 15 14 54
UNIVERSITY OF MAINE 1 8 6 2 9 26
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 6 5 4 3 2 20
SPX CORPORATION 2 5 4 4 2 17
WILCOX INDUSTRIES CORP. 0 5 2 6 2 15
CORNING INCORPORATED 1 3 1 6 1 12
COGNEX CORPORATION 0 0 0 10 1 11
ALBANY ENGINEERED COMPOSITES, INC. 0 3 4 1 2 10
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 1 2 0 5 2 10
JACKSON LABORATORY 1 2 2 2 3 10
MERIDIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, LLC 0 3 3 0 3 9
ARTEL INCORPORATED 0 2 4 1 1 8
DELAWARE CAPITAL FORMATION, INC. 2 1 5 0 0 8
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 2 5 1 0 0 8
MAINE MEDICAL CENTER 2 1 1 1 2 7
S. D. WARREN SERVICES COMPANY 0 2 1 2 1 6
HYDRO-PHOTON, INC. 0 2 0 2 1 5
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