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Scientific Presence — Nevada

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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 Nevada 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

46 Organizations | 631 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Nevada. 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
INTERNATIONAL GAME TECHNOLOGY (IGT) 105 176 175 182 215 853
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 88 125 118 143 157 631
BALLY GAMING, INC. 9 30 29 64 73 205
WMS GAMING, INC. 6 7 5 35 21 74
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 8 15 14 18 10 65
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 6 12 12 17 49
UNIVERSITY OF NEVADA 8 5 13 12 10 48
SHUFFLE MASTER, INC. 9 11 8 14 2 44
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES AUSTRALIA PTY LTD. 2 1 1 9 13 26
SERVER TECHNOLOGY, INC. 2 6 4 3 11 26
HEALTHTRIO LLC 0 3 2 6 7 18
SHFL ENTERTAINMENT, INC. 0 0 0 1 17 18
ROCKY RESEARCH 1 3 4 8 1 17
KONAMI GAMING, INC. 0 0 2 6 8 16
MARATHON OIL CANADA CORPORATION 2 2 5 2 2 13
ARISTOCRAT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 1 7 11
RED.COM, INC. 0 1 1 4 5 11
AIRDEX INTERNATIONAL, INC. 2 1 2 5 0 10
DESERT RESEARCH INSTITUTE 0 2 4 0 4 10
QUARKSTAR, LLC 0 0 0 8 2 10
BOARD OF REGENTS OF THE NEVADA SYSTEM OF HIGHER EDUCATION 1 2 1 1 4 9
LEAP FORWARD GAMING 0 0 1 5 3 9
TRANSTECTOR SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 1 6 9
COLE KEPRO INTERNATIONAL, LLC 0 1 4 2 1 8
DOCKON AG 0 0 2 4 2 8
EBARA INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 4 8
GLOBAL ALERT NETWORK, INC. 0 0 0 6 2 8
PHYSICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 2 0 2 1 3 8
PROTIA, LLC 1 4 3 0 0 8
VALENCE TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 2 2 8
AERION CORPORATION 0 1 2 2 2 7
BALLY GAMING INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 6 1 0 7
ERNEST MOODY REVOCABLE TRUST 0 0 2 2 3 7
FORTUNET, INC. 2 1 0 1 3 7
GRAA INNOVATIONS, LLC 0 1 3 3 0 7
TITANIUM METALS CORPORATION 0 2 1 0 4 7
BIGELOW AEROSPACE DIVISION, LLC 0 2 0 0 4 6
GAMING ENHANCEMENTS, INC. 1 1 2 0 2 6
AMERITYRE 2 0 0 2 1 5
INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 1 2 1 5
LYTESYDE, LLC 1 2 1 0 1 5
MCEWAN TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 0 3 1 0 5
PATENT INVESTMENT & LICENSING COMPANY 0 0 0 2 3 5
PINYON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 1 0 0 0 4 5
RADIX HOLDINGS, LLC 0 1 1 1 2 5
SCENERA TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 3 2 0 0 0 5
TYCO VALVES & CONTROLS LP 0 1 2 2 0 5
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