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Scientific Presence — Virginia

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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 Virginia 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

204 Organizations | 1,259 Individual Inventors

This table reflects the companies that received patents where the first named inventors are from Virginia. 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

Organization | First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENTS   (Individual Inventors) 199 266 253 261 280 1259
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NAVY 48 78 66 81 94 367
AOL LLC 42 61 70 34 13 220
INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION 11 30 54 61 40 196
PHILIP MORRIS USA INC. 27 41 36 36 49 189
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 16 47 31 29 26 149
NEXTEL COMMUNICATIONS, INC. 15 39 50 33 10 147
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 14 26 27 27 15 109
UNIVERSITY OF VIRGINIA ALUMNI PATENTS FOUNDATION 11 24 26 23 25 109
LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION 10 22 22 32 16 102
GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY 11 11 28 20 19 89
VIRGINIA TECH INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 26 21 9 13 17 86
AFTON CHEMICAL CORPORATION 7 19 21 15 17 79
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, POSTAL SERVICE 7 17 12 17 21 74
GEORGE MASON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTIES, INC. 7 23 18 12 12 72
CLEARWIRE IP HOLDINGS, LLC 0 0 1 35 35 71
ANDREW CORPORATION 8 7 10 20 18 63
EXXONMOBIL RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING COMPANY 7 14 9 9 23 62
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, ARMY 10 14 10 12 15 61
CAPITAL ONE FINANCIAL CORPORATION 14 15 11 7 13 60
HONEYWELL INTERNATIONAL INC. 5 15 17 9 9 55
AMAZON TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 5 16 32 54
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS US, INC. 14 12 9 10 9 54
SPRINT SPECTRUM L.P. 1 6 14 15 14 50
HAMILTON BEACH BRANDS, INC. 11 13 11 6 7 48
FREESCALE SEMICONDUCTOR, INC. 18 13 10 4 1 46
SPRINT COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY L.P. 0 4 7 17 17 45
ITT MANUFACTURING ENTERPRISES, INC. 8 16 16 4 0 44
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 3 7 13 17 40
CISCO TECHNOLOGY, INC. 9 12 7 5 6 39
JEFFERSON SCIENCE ASSOCIATES, LLC 2 9 8 11 8 38
VERIZON BUSINESS GLOBAL LLC 4 9 7 9 8 37
FEDERAL HOME LOAN MORTGAGE CORP. 3 9 8 7 9 36
BAE SYSTEMS INFORMATION AND ELECTRONIC SYSTEMS INTEGRATION, INC. 2 3 17 4 9 35
ABL IP HOLDING LLC 0 2 6 18 7 33
OFINNO TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 0 0 0 0 33 33
FACEBOOK, INC. 0 0 0 1 31 32
GOOGLE, INC. 1 1 4 7 19 32
SYBASE 365, INC. 4 5 7 8 8 32
TIME WARNER CABLE, INC. 6 5 5 12 4 32
VIRGINIA COMMONWEALTH UNIVERSITY 5 6 4 7 10 32
MICRON TECHNOLOGY, INC. 4 6 7 4 7 28
EXELIS INC. 0 0 0 14 13 27
MITRE CORPORATION 2 6 7 9 2 26
RAYTHEON COMPANY 3 3 5 7 8 26
PIXELOPTICS INC. 4 3 7 4 6 24
EXXONMOBIL CHEMICAL PATENTS INC. 1 8 5 6 2 22
OBJECTVIDEO, INC. 3 6 5 3 5 22
VERISIGN, INC. 2 0 0 6 14 22
FANNIE MAE 0 9 7 3 2 21
INTELLIJECT, INC. 1 5 4 7 4 21
LUNA INNOVATIONS, INC. 7 3 4 2 5 21
MEADWESTVACO CORPORATION 1 3 3 7 7 21
SCIENCE APPLICATIONS INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 8 5 4 3 21
VERIZON SERVICES CORP. 2 10 0 5 4 21
NORDT DEVELOPMENT CO., LLC 10 5 4 1 0 20
PINE VALLEY INVESTMENTS, INC. 3 8 3 4 2 20
K2M, INC. 0 0 1 6 12 19
MICROSTRATEGY, INC. 5 4 5 2 3 19
AREVA NP INC. 5 3 2 2 6 18
BANK OF AMERICA CORPORATION 0 1 1 1 15 18
CLEAR WIRELESS LLC 0 0 16 2 0 18
GEORGE WASHINGTON UNIVERSITY 2 2 5 4 5 18
NORTHROP GRUMMAN SYSTEMS CORPORATION 4 3 4 2 5 18
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 1 4 1 5 7 18
ATC TECHNOLOGIES, LLC 1 1 8 4 3 17
BAKER HUGHES INCORPORATED 3 3 0 3 8 17
BELVAC PRODUCTION MACHINERY, INC. 3 1 8 1 4 17
SKYBITZ, INC. 3 3 6 2 3 17
ALARM.COM INC. 1 0 4 2 9 16
BOEING COMPANY 1 2 5 2 6 16
PRIVARIS, INC. 4 3 2 3 4 16
THE AEROSPACE CORPORATION 0 2 0 5 8 15
BAE SYSTEMS TENSYLON H.P. MATERIAL, INC 0 3 5 6 0 14
RUBBERMAID COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS LLC 3 3 2 1 5 14
SANDVIK INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AB 3 0 3 2 6 14
VIRNETX, INC. 0 0 5 0 9 14
ACCENTURE GLOBAL SERVICES LIMITED 0 0 3 5 5 13
DAON HOLDINGS LIMITED 0 3 3 0 7 13
E-VISION LLC 6 2 4 1 0 13
EASTERN VIRGINIA MEDICAL SCHOOL 3 2 2 3 3 13
OLD DOMINION UNIVERSITY RESEARCH FOUNDATION 0 1 2 4 6 13
ACS STATE & LOCAL SOLUTIONS, INC. 0 6 2 1 3 12
EBAY INC. 1 3 2 3 3 12
INTREXON CORPORATION 0 1 2 5 4 12
PROMONTORY INTERFINANCIAL NETWORK, LLC 2 0 8 1 1 12
ABB TECHNOLOGY AG 0 4 4 2 1 11
GALA INDUSTRIES, INC. 1 1 3 3 3 11
MICROSOFT CORPORATION 2 1 0 0 8 11
NUVOTRONICS, LLC 2 4 4 0 1 11
SYMANTEC CORPORATION 5 0 1 4 1 11
VT IDIRECT, INC. 1 3 4 2 1 11
YT ACQUISITION CORPORATION 7 4 0 0 0 11
AMSTED RAIL COMPANY, INC. 2 0 1 2 5 10
BLACKBOARD INC. 2 1 1 6 0 10
C. B. FLEET COMPANY INCORPORATED 1 0 3 4 2 10
COLLEGE OF WILLIAM AND MARY 2 2 0 3 3 10
IDENTIFICATION INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 2 6 0 2 10
LIFENET HEALTH 3 1 1 2 3 10
LYOTROPIC THERAPEUTICS, INC. 0 4 1 3 2 10
NORTHROP GRUMMAN CORPORATION 6 4 0 0 0 10
ORACLE AMERICA, INC. 0 5 3 1 1 10
SCIMIST, INC. 7 1 1 0 1 10
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY II, L.P. 0 0 0 4 5 9
CARFAX, INC. 2 1 1 3 2 9
HAMPTON UNIVERSITY 1 2 1 3 2 9
NANTERO, INC. 1 0 3 1 4 9
NIITEK INC. 0 5 1 2 1 9
OVONYX, INC. 0 2 3 3 1 9
SHARED SPECTRUM COMPANY 1 0 3 4 1 9
TECHNOLOGY ADVANCEMENT GROUP, INC. 3 2 2 0 2 9
TREDEGAR FILM PRODUCTS CORPORATION 2 0 0 3 4 9
ALLIANT TECHSYSTEMS INC. 0 1 0 2 5 8
FLOWSERVE MANAGEMENT COMPANY 0 0 1 2 5 8
FOLIO (FN), INC. 3 1 2 2 0 8
FORTINET, INC. 0 5 1 1 1 8
MOOG INC. 3 0 0 2 3 8
NATIONAL OPTRONICS, INCORPORATED 2 1 2 2 1 8
PGXHEALTH LLC 5 1 2 0 0 8
PROTOTYPE PRODUCTIONS, INC. 0 0 2 4 2 8
ROVI TECHNOLOGIES CORPORATION 0 1 1 3 3 8
SELLERBID, INC. 1 1 3 3 0 8
TIME WARNER CABLE ENTERPRISES LLC 0 0 0 0 8 8
AEROJET-GENERAL CORPORATION 4 2 0 1 0 7
ATLAS COPCO SECOROC LLC 0 1 2 3 1 7
CONTINENTAL AUTOMOTIVE SYSTEMS, INC. 0 0 0 0 7 7
DIFFUSION PHARMACEUTICALS LLC 0 1 3 3 0 7
DOGWOOD PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. 0 0 0 4 3 7
EICES RESEARCH, INC. 0 0 3 2 2 7
GE INTELLIGENT PLATFORMS INC. 0 1 5 1 0 7
GENWORTH FINANCIAL, INC. 0 1 2 1 3 7
GEORGETOWN UNIVERSITY 0 3 1 1 2 7
HARRIS CORP. 0 0 1 1 5 7
INTEL CORPORATION 1 2 4 0 0 7
INVICTA NETWORKS, INC. 1 4 1 1 0 7
INVISTA NORTH AMERICA S.A.R.L. 1 1 3 1 1 7
MANTAS, INC. 0 4 0 1 2 7
MCAFEE, INC. 1 0 1 2 3 7
MIKRO SYSTEMS, INC. 0 1 3 1 2 7
MOBITRUM CORPORATION 2 1 0 2 2 7
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF AEROSPACE ASSOCIATES 1 2 1 2 1 7
PIXIA CORP. 1 1 0 2 3 7
POWER MONITORS, INC. 0 2 4 1 0 7
PROTOTYPE PRODUCTIONS INCORPORATED VENTURES TWO, LLC 0 0 0 1 6 7
TECSEC INCORPORATED 2 1 2 2 0 7
TETRA HOLDING (US), INC. 2 4 1 0 0 7
U.S. SMOKELESS TOBACCO COMPANY 0 0 1 2 4 7
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH FLORIDA 0 2 2 2 1 7
ADLENS BEACON, INC. 0 0 0 2 4 6
ADVANCED OPTICAL TECHNOLOGIES, LLC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
AMERICAN EXPRESS TRAVEL RELATED SERVICES COMPANY, INC. 1 1 1 2 1 6
APPLIED BIOSYSTEMS, LLC. 0 0 1 2 3 6
BLACKBIRD TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 2 2 1 6
CERTICOM CORPORATION 1 1 1 2 1 6
COMCAST IP HOLDINGS I, LLC 2 0 1 2 1 6
COMTECH MOBILE DATACOM CORPORATION 1 1 1 0 3 6
DUPONT AIR PRODUCTS NANOMATERIALS LLC 2 1 1 2 0 6
ERA SYSTEMS CORPORATION 4 2 0 0 0 6
GANNON TECHNOLOGIES GROUP LLC 1 3 0 1 1 6
GE FANUC AUTOMATION NORTH AMERICA, INC. 2 2 2 0 0 6
GENBAND US LLC 0 3 3 0 0 6
GENCIA CORPORATION 0 0 2 1 3 6
HEWLETT-PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, L.P. 0 2 1 1 2 6
JP MORGAN CHASE BANK, N.A. 0 1 2 1 2 6
LUMMUS TECHNOLOGY INC. 0 2 2 2 0 6
MEDECO SECURITY LOCKS, INC. 1 3 1 1 0 6
OPEN INVENTION NETWORK, LLC 0 0 1 2 3 6
OPTICAL AIR DATA SYSTEMS, LLC 1 1 1 2 1 6
ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORPORATION 1 3 0 2 0 6
QPS TECH LIMITED LIABILITY COMPANY 2 0 0 3 1 6
RAYTHEON UTD, INCORPORATED 1 1 4 0 0 6
SYSTEM PLANNING CORPORATION 0 2 2 1 1 6
TECHLAB, INC. 1 2 1 0 2 6
THE NASDAQ OMX GROUP, INC. 1 3 1 1 0 6
TRICIPHER, INC. 5 1 0 0 0 6
ART TECHNOLOGY GROUP, INC. 0 1 3 1 0 5
ASHBURY INTERNATIONAL GROUP, INC. 0 1 2 1 1 5
AT& T INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY I, L.P. 0 1 0 0 4 5
BAE SYSTEMS TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS & SERVICES INC. 1 1 1 2 0 5
CELANESE ACETATE LLC 2 0 0 1 2 5
COMSCORE, INC. 0 0 3 0 2 5
CONOPCO, INC. 0 3 2 0 0 5
CPFILMS, INC. 2 0 0 1 2 5
CYTONIX LLC 0 2 1 2 0 5
FREEPORT TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
GENERAL SYNFUELS INTERNATIONAL, INC. 0 0 0 4 1 5
GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY 0 2 0 0 3 5
HUBBELL INCORPORATED 1 1 2 0 1 5
JUNIPER NETWORKS, INC. 0 2 1 1 1 5
LC TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
MANNKIND CORPORATION 3 0 0 1 1 5
NAUTILUS, INC. 0 4 1 0 0 5
NOBLIS, INC. 0 0 1 2 2 5
OPNET TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 2 1 2 0 5
PATRIOT3, INC. 1 0 1 2 1 5
POWERWAVE COGNITION, INC. 0 1 1 3 0 5
QUBICAAMF WORLDWIDE, LLC. 0 1 1 1 2 5
STOWE WOODWARD LLC 1 0 2 1 1 5
SYNERJECT, LLC 1 1 1 1 1 5
TELCOM VENTURES, L.L.C. 2 0 0 2 1 5
TELECOMMUNICATION SYSTEMS, INC. 1 1 0 2 1 5
TRADING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL, INC. 1 1 1 1 1 5
UNISYS CORPORATION 0 3 0 2 0 5
VEHICLE CONTROL TECHNOLOGIES, INC. 0 1 0 2 2 5
WORLD SHELTERS, INC. 3 2 0 0 0 5
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