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Scientific Presence — Utah

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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 Utah 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

161 Organizations | 933 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Utah. 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 166 194 181 187 205 933
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH RESEARCH FOUNDATION 21 41 40 74 56 232
NOVELL, INC. 27 52 29 26 36 170
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 9 25 41 35 17 127
AUTOLIV ASP, INC. 18 30 28 21 17 114
U.S. SYNTHETIC CORPORATION 10 10 29 25 33 107
SCHLUMBERGER TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 0 9 44 27 26 106
FAIRCHILD SEMICONDUCTOR CORPORATION 11 16 23 18 14 82
LIFETIME PRODUCTS, INC. 11 23 17 10 17 78
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 14 11 17 23 13 78
BECTON, DICKINSON AND COMPANY 4 16 15 11 30 76
L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION 23 17 14 10 11 75
C. R. BARD, INC. 11 4 15 17 17 64
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 7 13 10 11 14 55
BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY 9 11 1 12 21 54
CERAMATEC, INC. 3 5 12 13 14 47
SMITH INTERNATIONAL INC. 9 11 15 2 10 47
UTAH STATE UNIVERSITY 12 9 7 11 7 46
FUSION-IO, INC. 0 1 6 18 19 44
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 12 9 7 7 7 42
WON-DOOR CORPORATION 2 8 5 10 14 39
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 11 7 6 5 7 36
ULTRADENT PRODUCTS, INC. 6 7 8 5 7 33
VARIAN MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 7 4 9 6 7 33
ICON IP, INC. 11 12 8 0 0 31
ADAPTIVE COMPUTING ENTERPRISES INC. 1 3 5 12 8 29
LONGYEAR TM, INC. 1 2 15 4 7 29
ADOBE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 4 6 12 6 28
3FORM, INC. 4 4 4 8 7 27
MERIT MEDICAL SYSTEMS, INC. 6 6 6 3 6 27
BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC. 3 1 8 4 8 24
EMC CORPORATION 0 4 1 9 8 22
RAYTHEON COMPANY 0 0 7 6 9 22
CRIMSON CORPORATION 0 2 2 10 7 21
MOXTEK, INC. 3 5 4 4 3 19
ACTION TARGET, INC. 3 4 3 4 4 18
ANCESTRY.COM OPERATIONS INC. 0 3 5 4 6 18
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 0 0 2 9 7 18
ZEVEX, INC. 0 5 4 2 7 18
PANASONIC ELECTRIC WORKS CO., LTD. 1 9 6 1 0 17
XILINX, INC. 3 7 3 1 3 17
AMERICAN COVERS, INC. 0 3 2 5 6 16
CONTROL4 CORPORATION 2 1 4 2 7 16
HARMAN INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 3 4 1 7 16
JOHN FLUKE MFG. CO., INC. 2 5 2 4 3 16
ALCATEL LUCENT 4 2 2 1 6 15
DIGI INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 1 2 12 15
APPLE, INC. 0 0 0 3 11 14
CURTISS-WRIGHT FLOW CONTROL CORPORATION 4 1 2 3 4 14
BLACK DIAMOND EQUIPMENT, LTD. INC. 2 1 5 3 2 13
CIRQUE CORPORATION 1 2 0 3 7 13
CLEARONE COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 0 8 3 1 13
GMEDELAWARE 2 LLC 0 0 4 6 3 13
INTUIT, INC. 0 7 4 2 0 13
RED LEAF RESOURCES, INC. 0 0 5 3 5 13
TABULA, INC. 3 2 2 2 4 13
HYCLONE LABORATORIES, INC. 2 1 3 2 4 12
THE CODE CORPORATION 2 1 2 4 3 12
ZIMMER, INC. 2 5 1 3 1 12
MEDICINELODGE, INC. 3 4 2 2 0 11
MITY-LITE, INC. 2 1 4 3 1 11
UNIVERSITY OF UTAH 1 3 0 5 2 11
COHEREX MEDICAL, INC. 0 1 1 4 4 10
FREEDOM INNOVATIONS, LLC 3 5 1 0 1 10
INCONTACT, INC. 0 0 0 6 4 10
MEGASTIR TECHNOLOGIES LLC 0 0 4 3 3 10
MICROLIN LLC 1 1 3 4 1 10
PERFECT SEARCH CORPORATION 0 3 3 3 1 10
SOLUTIONS BIOMED, LLC 6 0 3 0 1 10
BROWNING 0 2 4 2 1 9
CMED TECHNOLOGIES LTD. 0 0 0 9 0 9
DIAMICRON, INC. 3 2 1 1 2 9
DISNEY ENTERPRISES, INC. 0 0 1 3 5 9
FRESENIUS MEDICAL CARE HOLDINGS, INC. 1 0 2 5 1 9
OSCILLA POWER INC. 0 3 2 2 2 9
CAO GROUP, INC. 1 4 0 1 2 8
EASTON TECHNICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 2 1 2 3 8
IMDS, INC. 2 2 0 1 3 8
INNOSYS, INC. 2 0 0 0 6 8
KIMBERLY-CLARK WORLDWIDE, INC. 6 1 0 1 0 8
STRYKER SPINE 2 1 0 4 1 8
WARSAW ORTHOPEDIC, INC. 0 0 3 2 3 8
AMEDICA CORPORATION 0 4 1 1 1 7
BSD MEDICAL CORPORATION 1 1 0 2 3 7
CADENCE DESIGN SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 2 4 1 7
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 2 1 3 0 7
CONNOR SPORT COURT INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 1 0 4 7
CREST SEMICONDUCTORS, INC. 0 0 0 1 6 7
EARTH RENAISSANCE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 1 3 3 7
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 0 0 5 2 7
INTEL CORPORATION 1 2 1 1 2 7
LANDESK SOFTWARE, INC. 5 2 0 0 0 7
NOVELL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY HOLDINGS, INC. 0 0 0 5 2 7
OVERSTOCK.COM, INC. 0 0 2 2 3 7
PANASONIC CORPORATION 0 0 0 4 3 7
PDTI HOLDINGS, LLC 0 1 3 2 1 7
PROVO CRAFT & NOVELTY, INC. 2 2 1 1 1 7
QUEST SOFTWARE, INC. 1 0 2 1 3 7
RAYTHEON SARCOS, LLC 2 3 2 0 0 7
SORENSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 1 4 0 0 2 7
STERLING INVESTMENTS LC 3 1 2 0 1 7
SYMANTEC OPERATING CORPORATION 0 1 0 3 3 7
VITAL ACCESS CORPORATION 0 0 4 3 0 7
360 ELECTRICAL LLC 0 1 2 1 2 6
CRUXCASE, LLC 0 0 0 0 6 6
ENCORE MEDICAL ASSET CORPORATION 0 1 2 1 2 6
FACET SOLUTIONS, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
GEMINI ENERGY TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 3 1 0 6
HOYT ARCHERY, INC. 1 3 0 1 1 6
INTELLISERV, LLC 0 2 1 3 0 6
IOSTAR CORPORATION 6 0 0 0 0 6
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 2 1 2 1 0 6
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 1 0 1 2 2 6
MYREXIS, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
MYRIAD GENETICS, INC. 3 2 0 0 1 6
N. P. JOHNSON FAMILY LIMITED PARTNERSHIP 0 4 1 0 1 6
OFF THE WALL PRODUCTS LLC 2 1 1 1 1 6
ORBIT IRRIGATION PRODUCTS, INC. 0 2 0 3 1 6
RIC INVESTMENTS, LLC 0 3 0 3 0 6
ROMAN CEMENT, LLC 0 1 1 1 3 6
SECUREALERT, INC. 0 1 3 1 1 6
SONIC INNOVATIONS, INC. 0 0 1 2 3 6
THOMSON LICENSING S.A. 0 4 0 2 0 6
VENAFI, INC. 1 4 1 0 0 6
WAVETRONIX LLC 1 0 4 1 0 6
X-SPINE SYSTEMS, INC. 1 2 1 2 0 6
3COM CORPORATION 1 4 0 0 0 5
BOEING COMPANY 0 2 0 2 1 5
CATHETER CONNECTIONS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
CLEARPLAY, INC. 3 0 1 1 0 5
DEPUY MITEK, INC. 2 0 1 1 1 5
DUSTLESS DEPOT, LLC 0 0 1 1 3 5
EARTH RENEWAL GROUP, LLC 0 0 2 2 1 5
ERSKINE MEDICAL LLC 0 0 2 1 2 5
EVANS & SUTHERLAND COMPUTER CORP. 2 1 1 0 1 5
EXELIS INC. 0 0 0 3 2 5
FLYING J, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
HARRIS RESEARCH INC. 1 0 2 2 0 5
IBAHN GENERAL HOLDINGS CORPORATION 3 0 0 1 1 5
INSIDESALES.COM, INC. 0 0 1 1 3 5
INTELLISERV INTERNATIONAL HOLDING, LTD. 5 0 0 0 0 5
INTELLISERV, INC. 0 5 0 0 0 5
INTHINC TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 0 3 1 1 5
K2A LLC 1 3 0 1 0 5
LARSON ARCHERY CO. 0 0 4 1 0 5
MAG INSTRUMENTS, INC. 1 0 0 2 2 5
MEGADYNE MEDICAL PRODUCTS, INC. 0 2 0 1 2 5
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 1 1 0 1 2 5
NSE PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 0 3 0 5
NVIDIA CORPORATION 0 0 0 2 3 5
PLATTFORMS, INC. 0 0 0 2 3 5
PRESENCEID, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
RMDI, L.L.C. 1 0 3 1 0 5
SAKURA PROPERTIES, LLC 0 5 0 0 0 5
SEROCTIN RESEARCH & TECHNOLOGY, INC. 5 0 0 0 0 5
SPECIALIZED HEALTH PRODUCTS, INC. 1 1 0 3 0 5
SPECTRUM AERONAUTICAL, LLC 0 2 2 1 0 5
STERLING LC 2 2 1 0 0 5
TECHNISCAN, INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
TERRA TEK, INC. 0 0 2 2 1 5
WILSON ELECTRONICS, INC. 1 4 0 0 0 5
YOUNG ELECTRIC SIGN COMPANY 1 0 1 2 1 5
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