SOURCE: Utah Genius

Utah Genius

March 08, 2011 11:16 ET

Utah Genius Prepares to Honor Award Winners and James Lee Sorenson

2011 Utah Genius Ceremony, March 24 to Reflect Vigorous Creativity in Utah

SALT LAKE CITY, UT--(Marketwire - March 8, 2011) - Prolific inventors and creative minds from across the state of Utah will meet at the Utah Genius 2011 awards luncheon at noon on March 24, 2011 at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City to be honored for their genius. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to James Lee Sorenson, founder and former chairman and CEO of Sorenson Communications. The keynote speaker for the Utah Genius event will be Utah Governor Gary R. Herbert.

Utah Genius 2011 will recognize even more innovation than previous years. Attendees will be able to see an Honoree Showcase where patented inventions will be displayed so attendees can see first hand the level of excellence in the state of Utah.

The Utah Genius event is presented by Bateman IP Law Group and KSL.
The 2010 Utah Genius will recognize the following:

  • Utah's Top 20 Inventors
  • Utah's Top 20 Companies by Number of Patents Issued
  • Utah's Top 5 Cities by Number of Patents
  • Utah's Top 5 Cities by Number of Patents Per Capita
  • Utah's Top 20 Trademark Registrants
  • Lifetime Achievement Award

"Utah Genius has become more than an awards program for personal achievement, it has become a Hall of Fame for recognizing the outstanding talent the state of Utah has to offer the world," said Randall B. Bateman, founder of Bateman IP Law Group. "Utah Genius is set apart from other awards because it is completely objective. At this year's event it will be our pleasure to present James Lee Sorensen with the Lifetime Achievement Award for his tremendous contribution to technology, services for the deaf and job creation."

Sponsors include: Bateman IP Law Group, KSL, GoEngineer, KUER, Salt Lake Chamber, Bennett Tueller Johnson & Deere, Utah Governor's Office of Economic Development (GOED), The Mountain West Capital Network (MWCN), and SNG PR.

All are welcome to attend. Cost is $60 per person or $400 per table of eight. To register, or for more information, visit www.utahgenius.com or call 801-533-0320.

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