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Scientific Presence — Rhode Island

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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 Rhode Island 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 | 169 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Rhode Island. 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
ACUSHNET COMPANY 22 44 60 53 38 217
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 25 31 33 33 47 169
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 28 13 32 36 28 137
BOARD OF GOVERNORS FOR HIGHER EDUCATION, STATE OF RHODE ISLAND AND PROVIDENCE PLANTATIONS 4 5 11 10 4 34
TYCO FIRE PRODUCTS LP 4 9 2 8 9 32
HASBRO, INC. 2 9 7 2 9 29
BROWN UNIVERSITY 7 6 3 2 10 28
RAYTHEON COMPANY 4 8 3 4 8 27
INTERNATIONAL RECTIFIER CORPORATION 5 4 8 5 2 24
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 2 4 2 6 5 19
GTECH RHODE ISLAND CORPORATION 5 3 4 4 1 17
DEPUY SPINE, INC. 0 6 5 4 1 16
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA), INC. 2 6 3 2 3 16
ILLUMINOSS MEDICAL, INC. 0 4 2 2 6 14
SPERIAN EYE & FACE PROTECTION, INC. 2 3 1 6 2 14
GTECH CORPORATION 0 0 2 6 4 12
TYCO HEALTHCARE GROUP LP 1 2 5 3 0 11
WOODSTREAM CORPORATION 2 1 5 1 2 11
AMERICAN POWER CONVERSION CORPORATION 3 2 3 1 1 10
C. R. BARD, INC. 2 3 2 1 2 10
GENLYTE THOMAS GROUP LLC 5 3 1 1 0 10
MUELLER INTERNATIONAL INC. 2 2 1 3 2 10
NVIDIA CORPORATION 1 1 4 3 1 10
CREATIVE KINGDOMS, LLC 3 0 3 1 2 9
NORDSON CORPORATION 1 1 1 4 2 9
QUICK FITTING, INC. 0 0 2 2 4 8
STANLEY FASTENING SYSTEMS, L.P. 1 2 3 0 2 8
ZIH CORPORATION 1 2 3 0 2 8
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 0 0 1 3 3 7
ILLINOIS TOOL WORKS INC. 0 2 2 2 1 7
TEKNOR APEX COMPANY 2 1 2 0 2 7
UTC POWER CORPORATION 1 2 0 3 1 7
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 0 3 4 7
ADVANCED INTERCONNECTIONS CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 6
EATON CORPORATION 0 1 3 1 1 6
EMC CORPORATION 4 0 2 0 0 6
PFIZER INC. 2 0 1 2 1 6
RHODE ISLAND HOSPITAL 1 2 1 2 0 6
ANTAYA TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 0 5
AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 2 5
DISPLAY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 2 2 1 0 0 5
DROLL YANKEES, INC. 2 2 0 1 0 5
GILLETTE COMPANY 1 0 2 1 1 5
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
INVENSYS SYSTEMS, INC. 3 0 0 0 2 5
KENNEY MANUFACTURING COMPANY 0 0 1 2 2 5
ORTRONICS INC. 2 3 0 0 0 5
PLEX LLC 1 0 0 1 3 5
PURDUE PHARMA, L.P. 0 4 1 0 0 5
VEROSCIENCE, LLC 0 0 0 3 2 5
ZUVO WATER, LLC 0 1 3 1 0 5
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