Utah Genius Honors State’s Top Talent

Utah Genius recognizes cities, organizations and individuals who received trademarks and contributed to record-breaking year for patents issued; Sheri Dew received Lifetime Achievement Award

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Utah saw a record-breaking year in 2009 with 1,003 patents granted to people or companies in Utah—this was up from 889 in 2008

Salt Lake City (Vocus) May 6, 2010

Utah Genius (http://www.utahgenius.com), presented by Bateman IP Law Group and Utah CEO Magazine, today announced the winners of the 2010 Utah Genius Awards at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. The keynote speaker was Doug Fabrizio, of KUER and host of RadioWest.

“Utah saw a record-breaking year in 2009 with 1,003 patents granted to people or companies in Utah—this was up from 889 in 2008,” said Randall B. Bateman, founder of Bateman IP Law Group. “The Utah Genius Awards honor the cities, people and organizations that have received large numbers of patents or trademarks as reported by the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Utah Genius was also honored to present the Lifetime Achievement Award to Sheri Dew, CEO of Deseret Book for Deseret Book’s ongoing commitment to promoting creativity in this state by providing a wide range of creative content.”

The 2010 Utah Genius award recipients are as follows:
Lifetime Achievement Award

  •     Sheri Dew, CEO of Deseret Book
Utah’s Top 20 Inventors

  •     David R. Hall (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 63
  •     Scott Dahlgren (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 20
  •     T. Wade Fallin (Hyde Park, Utah): Patents Issued 17
  •     Ronald Crockett, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 15
  •     Tyson J. Wilde, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 14
  •     Joe Fox, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 13
  •     Gregory J. Boss, (American Fork, Utah): Patents Issued 13
  •     Peter D. Saunders, (Salt Lake City, Utah): Patents Issued 12
  •     Thomas R. Giallorenzi, (Riverton, Utah): Patents Issued 12
  •     William T. Dalebout, (North Logan, Utah): Patents Issued 12
  •     Daniel F. Justin, (Logan, Utah): Patents Issued 10
  •     Johnny M. Harris, (Centerville, Utah): Patents Issued 10
  •     Timothy C. Duke, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 10
  •     Dan M. Griffin, (Bountiful, Utah): Patents Issued 9
  •     Jorgen J. Moller Jr., (Salt Lake City, Utah): Patents Issued 8
  •     Fred P. Lampropoulos, (Sandy, Utah): Patents Issued 8
  •     E. Marlowe Goble, (Logan, Utah): Patents Issued 8
  •     Jeffrey D. Williams, (Roy, Utah): Patents Issued 7
  •     Stephen C. Jacobsen, (Salt Lake City, Utah): Patents Issued 7
  •     John Zebley, (Saratoga Springs, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Daniel J. Triplett, (Providence, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Daryl J. Tichy, (Orem, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Francis Leany, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Brian G. Larson, (Alpine, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Jeff Jepson, (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     David L. Dejong, (Ogden, Utah): Patents Issued 6
  •     Robert F. D'Ausilio, (Bountiful, Utah): Patents Issued 6
Top 20 Companies by Number of Patents Issued in Utah

  •     University of Utah (Salt Lake City, Utah): Patents Issued 33
  •     Novell, Inc. (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 27
  •     L-3 Communications (New York, N.Y.): Patents Issued 21
  •     Autoliv ASP, Inc. (Ogden, Utah): Patents Issued 19
  •     Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation (South Portland, Mass.): Patents Issued 17
  •     International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, N.Y.): Patents Issued 17
  •     American Express Travel Related Services Company, Inc. (New York, N.Y.): Patents Issued 16
  •     Icon IP, Inc (Logan, Utah): Patents Issued 15
  •     Lifetime Products, Inc. (Clearfield, Utah): Patents Issued 15
  •     Symantec Corporation (Mountain View, Calif.): Patents Issued 14
  •     General Electric Company (Schenectady, N.Y.): Patents Issued 12
  •     Utah State University (North Logan, Utah): Patents Issued 12
  •     C. R. Bard, Inc. (Murray Hill, N.J.): Patents Issued 10
  •     US Synthetic Corporation (Orem, Utah): Patents Issued 10
  •     Alliant Techsystems Inc. (Edina, Minn.): Patents Issued 9
  •     Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah): Patents Issued 9
  •     Smith International, Inc. (Houston, Texas): Patents Issued 9
  •     Merit Medical Systems, Inc. (South Jordan, Utah): Patents Issued 8
  •     Varian Medical Systems, Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.): Patents Issued 8
  •     Facet Solutions (Hopkinton, Mass.): Patents Issued 7
  •     Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc. (Neehah, Wis.): Patents Issued 7

Utah’s Top 5 Cities by Number of Inventions Per Capita

  •     Fayette, Utah
o    Total Patents: 4
o    Population: 211
o    Per Capita: 1.90 percent

  •     Paradise, Utah
o    Total Patents: 7
o    Population: 900
o    Per Capita: 0.78 percent

  •     Hyde Park, Utah
o    Total Patents: 23
o    Population: 3,927
o    Per Capita: 0.59 percent

  •     Park City, Utah
o    Total Patents: 37
o    Population: 7,980
o    Per Capita: 0.46 percent

  •     Millville, Utah
o    Total Patents: 8
o    Population: 1,825
o    Per Capita: 0.44 percent

Utah’s Top 5 Cities by Number of Inventions

  •     Salt Lake City: Patents Issued 279
  •     Provo: Patents Issued 132
  •     Sandy: Patents Issued 122
  •     Orem: Patents Issued 84
  •     Logan: Patents Issued 53

Utah’s Top 20 Trademark Registrants

  •     Franklin Covey, Co.: Trademarks Issued 20
  •     Emergency Essentials, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 15
  •     World Sports Products, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 15
  •     DoTerra Holdings, LLC: Trademarks Issued 13
  •     Sakura Properties, LLC: Trademarks Issued 12
  •     DCWV Acquisition Corporation: Trademarks Issued 11
  •     Overstock.com, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 11
  •     Cabin Creek, LLC: Trademarks Issued 10
  •     Triolite, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 10
  •     Intermountain Health Care, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 10
  •     Locals Have More Fun, LLC: Trademarks Issued 8
  •     NutraMarks, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 8
  •     ZIONS BANCORPORATION: Trademarks Issued 8
  •     F-Matic, Inc.: Trademarks Issued 7
  •     Goodboro, LLC: Trademarks Issued 7
  •     NanoNutrients, L.C.: Trademarks Issued 7

The Utah Genius Awards honor extraordinary intellectual and creative achievement. The awards are presented by Bateman IP Law Group, and Utah CEO. Sponsors included GoEngineer, KUER, Salt Lake Chamber, The Enterprise, Daily Herald, SNG PR, Utah Valley Entrepreneurial Forum (UVEF), Silicon Slopes and ACG Utah.

For more information, visit http://www.utahgenius.com or call 801-533-0320.

Media Contact:
Tim Rush
SNG PR
801-208-1100
tim.rush(at)sng(dot)com
http://www.sng.com

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