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Scientific Presence — West 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 West 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

19 Organizations | 146 Individual Inventors

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

Organizations | First-Named Assignee 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 Total
~INDIVIDUALLY OWNED PATENT 26 28 20 36 36 146
E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY 7 8 4 8 1 28
WEST VIRGINIA UNIVERSITY 5 7 2 2 8 24
DOW TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENTS LLC 0 0 3 4 11 18
UNIVATION TECHNOLOGIES, LLC, (US) 3 3 2 6 4 18
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 2 1 1 5 6 15
BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE LLC 3 5 1 1 4 14
DOW GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES LLC 4 0 2 5 3 14
PINE TREE GAS, LLC 0 5 3 5 1 14
VITRUVIAN EXPLORATION, LLC 0 0 0 5 9 14
TOUCHSTONE RESEARCH LABORATORY, LTD. 7 4 2 0 0 13
NEXEON MEDSYSTEMS, INC. 1 5 2 1 2 11
UNION CARBIDE CHEMICALS & PLASTICS TECHNOLOGY CORPORATION 1 1 1 3 3 9
VERIZON PATENT AND LICENSING, INC. 0 0 2 3 4 9
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH & HUMAN SERVICES 2 0 1 4 1 8
SABIC INNOVATIVE PLASTICS, IP BV 0 2 3 2 0 7
PROTEA BIOSCIENCES, INC. 1 1 1 1 2 6
RESPIRATORY MANAGEMENT TECHNOLOGY 0 3 2 0 1 6
AZIMUTH, INC. 2 1 1 1 0 5
MOMENTIVE PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC. 0 1 0 1 3 5
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