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Utah Genius

April 25, 2012 16:00 ET

Utah Genius Announces 2012 Winners

Utah Genius Recognizes Outstanding Utah Individuals and Companies That Received Numerous Patents and Trademarks; Stephen C. Jacobsen Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - Apr 25, 2012) - Utah Genius (www.utahgenius.com), presented by Bateman IP Law Group, KSL and Zions Bank, today announced the winners of the 2012 Utah Genius Awards at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City. The awards serve as the state's prime program for recognizing and paying tribute to the creative people and companies that contribute heavily to the state's growth by securing numerous patents and trademarks.

"We are consistently impressed by the volume of patents and trademarks that come out of Utah," said Randall B. Bateman, founder of Bateman IP. "The Utah Genius Awards serve as a reminder to us all of the incredible people and companies that call this state home."

This year the Utah Genius Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Stephen C. Jacobsen, a prolific inventor, Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Utah and founder of Sarcos, Inc. "Dr. Jacobsen is one of the world's leading experts in robotics and the breadth of his innovations is truly awe-inspiring," Bateman said.

The University of Utah is this year's top patent-receiving organization.

"It's a great honor to be recognized by the Utah Genius Awards," said Jack Brittain, vice president for Technology Venture Development at the University of Utah. "It is the premier recognition program for Utah innovators. We look forward to it every year. The University of Utah is lucky to have incredibly talented faculty who make it possible for us to secure dozens of patents every year. We are committed to protecting and commercializing these inventions to help drive economic development for the state of Utah. We are very proud of the jobs, income and startup companies that we help generate."

The 2012 Utah Genius award recipients are as follows:

Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Stephen C. Jacobsen

Utah's Top Inventors

No. 1 David R. Hall, (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 62
No. 2 Gregory Jensen Boss (American Fork, UT) Patents Issued: 27
No. 3 Scott Dahlgren (Alpine, UT) Patents Issued: 22
No. 4 Robert L. Angell (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 18
No. 5 Ronald Crockett (Payson, UT) Patents Issued: 17
No. 6 Stephen R Carter (Spanish Fork, UT) Patents Issued: 16
No. 7 T. Wade Fallin (Hyde Park, UT) Patents Issued: 14
No. 7 Christopher L. Drenth (Draper, UT) Patents Issued: 14
No. 7 Stephen C. Jacobsen (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 14
No. 10 Paula Turner Durrand (Pleasant Grove, UT) Patents Issued: 13
No. 11 Craig Cooley (Saratoga Springs, UT) Patents Issued: 12
No. 12 Peter Saunders (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 11
No. 12 Michael D. Rupp (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 11
No. 14 Michael A. Vail (Santaquin, UT) Patents Issued: 10
No. 15 Jeff Jepson (Spanish Fork, UT) Patents Issued: 9
No. 15 Tyson J. Wilde (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 9
No. 17 Daniel J. Triplett (Providence, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 E. Marlowe Goble (Logan, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 Thomas R. Giallorenzi (Sandy, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 Ashok V. Joshi (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 Austin McKinnon (Herriman, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 William T. Dalebout (Logan, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 17 Weston F. Harding (Lehi, UT) Patents Issued: 8

Utah's Top Patent Companies

No. 1 University of Utah, (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 49
No. 2 Novell, (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 48
No. 3 Autoliv ASP, (Ogden, UT) Patents Issued: 44
No. 4 Boart Longyear (South Jordan, UT) Patents Issued: 39
No. 5 US Synthetic Corp. (Orem, UT) Patents Issued: 30
No. 6 3form, (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 27
No. 7 Lifetime Products, (Clearfield, UT) Patents Issued: 20
No. 8 Merit Medical Systems, (South Jordan, UT) Patents Issued: 18
No. 9 Ceramatec, Inc., (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 14
No. 10 Ultradent Products, Inc., (South Jordan, UT) Patents Issued: 11
No. 11 Icon IP, (Logan, UT) Patents Issued: 10
No. 12 CLEARONE, (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 10
No. 13 Utah State University Commercialization & Regional Development (Logan, UT) Patents Issued: 8
No. 14 Zevex, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 6
No. 14 Miche Bag, LLC (South Jordan, UT) Patents Issued: 6
No. 16 Adaptive Computing Enterprises, Inc (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Ancestry.com (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Brigham Young University (Provo, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Control4 Corporation (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 FUSION-IO (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 HandStands, (Bluffdale, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 HyClone Laboratories, Inc. (Logan, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Mity-Lite, Inc. (Orem, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Provo Craft and Novelty, Inc. (South Jordan, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Red Leaf Resources, Inc. (Sandy, UT) Patents Issued: 5
No. 16 Won-Door Corporation, (Salt Lake City, UT) Patents Issued: 5

Utah's Top 20 Trademark Registrants

No. 1 Shipley Business Development Services, INC. DBA Shipley Associates (Kaysville, UT) Trademarks Issued: 20
No. 1 Monavie LLC (South Jordan, UT) Trademarks Issued: 20
No. 3 CAO Group (West Jordan, UT) Trademarks Issued: 17
No. 4 Handi Quilter, Inc. (North Salt Lake, UT) Trademarks Issued: 15
No. 5 Max International, LLC (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 14
No. 6 RAMP (Park City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 10
No. 7 Allegiance Software, Inc. (South Jordan, UT) Trademarks Issued: 8
No. 7 E Nutrition Research, LLC DBA Oxytokin (Orem, UT) Trademarks Issued: 8
No. 7 Overstock.com, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 8
No. 10 Wing Enterprises, Inc. (Springville, UT) Trademarks Issued: 7
No. 11 SocialNexus, Inc. (Spanish Fork, UT) Trademarks Issued: 6
No. 11 Crexendo Business Solutions (Orem, UT) Trademarks Issued: 6
No. 13 Advanced Concrete Technologies LLC (Orem, UT) Trademarks Issued: 5
No. 13 NLU Products dba Body Guardz (Draper, UT) Trademarks Issued: 5
No. 13 Imagine Health, Inc. (Cottonwood Heights, UT) Trademarks Issued: 5
No. 13 Orbit Irrigation Products, Inc. (North Salt Lake, UT) Trademarks Issued: 5
No. 13 Zions Bancorporation (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 5
No. 18 4Life Research (Sandy, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 American Pension Services, Inc. (Riverton, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Bill Good Marketing (Draper, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Busy Life, LLC (Kaysville, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 C.R. England, Inc. (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Called to Surf, LLC (Provo, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 CFOwise (Pleasant Grove, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Covey/Link, LLC (Alpine, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Hugger-Mugger Yoga Products, LLC (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Ludaxx, LLC (Draper, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 National Energy Foundation (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Orca MD LLC (Park City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4
No. 18 Priority Dispatch Corp. (Salt Lake City, UT) Trademarks Issued: 4

Sponsors:
The Utah Genius Awards honor extraordinary intellectual and creative achievement. The awards are presented by Bateman IP Law Group, KSL and Zions Bank. Sponsors include: GoEngineer, KUER, Salt Lake Chamber, Bennett Tueller Johnson & Deere, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), and Springboard5.

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

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