Dallas Invents: Patents Granted
in Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington

Dallas Invents tracks inventive activity in the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area with a weekly look at patents granted by the USPTO.

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at patents granted by the USPTO to Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington.

Dallas Invents is a weekly look at U.S. patents granted with a connection to the Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington metro area. Listings include patents granted by the USPTO to local assignees and/or those with a North Texas inventor. Patent activity can be an indicator of future economic growth, as well as the development of emerging markets and talent attraction. By tracking both inventors and assignees in the region, we aim to provide a broader view of the region’s inventive activity.

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Patent information is provided by Joe Chiarella, founder of patent analytics company Patent Index and publisher of The Inventiveness Index


D A L L A S  I N V E N T S

T H I S  W E E K 

Dallas Invents: 71 Patents Granted for Week of Jan. 9
Patents secured this week include Mary Kay’s combination of plant extracts to improve skin tone, Apple’s devices for haptic mixing, and Futurewei Technologies’ method for faked base station detection.

A R C H I V E 

Dallas Invents: 74 Patents Granted for Week of Jan. 2
Patents secured this week include Abbott’s method for coating an implantable lens, Apple’s solution to improve coverage and cell edge performance in a mobile user communication system, Amazon’s system for reducing power consumption in a memory architecture, and Reliant Immune Diagnostics’ pregnancy test to assess disease risk.

Dallas Invents: 64 Patents Granted for Week of Dec. 26
Patents secured this week include Trinity’s railroad tank car relief valve, Daifuku Co.’s automatic tire loader, unloader, Raytheon’s river velocity estimation system, and Prestige Ameritech’s medical gown.

Dallas Invents: 44 Patents Granted for Week of Dec. 19
Patents secured this week include those for Frito Lay’s potato cultivar, Mary Kay’s magnolia extract, and ShaveLogic’s pivoting razors.

Dallas Invents: 56 Patents Granted for Week of Dec. 12
Patents secured this week include Varidesk’s desk, Triune System’s “pop and click” noise reduction, and GE’s printed circuit board.

Dallas Invents: 71 Patents Granted for Week of Dec. 5
Patents secured this week include Fossil’s in-ear headphones and Zynga’s method of notifying a user of options to participate in meta games.

Dallas Invents: 64 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 28
Patents secured this week include Bank of America’s multi-tiered protection platform and Securus Technologies’ location-based services for “exigent circumstances”

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 21
Patents secured range from Apple’s removable door for an electronic device and Fossil’s new wrist band to Match.com’s method for finding matches between users and Stripe Fitness’ exercise device for suspended body weight training.

Dallas Invents: 97 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 14
Patents were granted to AT&T, Paragon Furniture, Varidesk, Accenture Global Solutions, State Farm, Blue Calypso, Southern Methodist University, Google, and more.

Dallas Invents: 84 Patents Granted for Week of Nov. 7
Patents secured include Omnitrac’s vehicle parking system, Apple’s invention to solve communication disruption problems, and SMU’s integrated circuits to protect hidden content.

Dallas Invents: 90 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 31
Patents secured range from inventions for detecting explosive and making radioactive nanoparticles to vandalism detection using video and noise cancellation.

Dallas Invents: 74 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 24
Patents secured range from Amazon’s inter-service network communication optimization to Robokind’s system and method for controlling animated characters for lifelike interactions to Health Happy Pets’ method for creating an animal litter that detects health conditions in felines.

Dallas Invents: 106 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 17
Patents secured include Apple’s time-stamped event entries to Gradalis Inc.’s cancer vaccine to Nimbix Inc.’s reconfigurable cloud computing.

Dallas Invents: 73 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 10
Patents granted range from a “system and method for early detection of Alzheimer’s” to a “blueberry plant named Norman.”

Dallas Invents: 68 Patents Granted for Week of Oct. 3
68 patents were granted in Dallas-Arlington-Fort Worth this week, ranging from the “secure erase of non-volatile memory” assigned to SanDisk Technologies to a “golf club head having trip step feature” secured by Taylor Made Golf Company.

Dallas Invents: 71 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 26
71 patents were granted in Dallas-Arlington-Fort Worth this week, ranging from an “autonomous parking monitor” assigned to Knighscope Inc. and “crime reporting in a controlled-environment facility” to Securus Technologies, Inc.

Dallas Invents: 91 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 19
Patents were granted to Fujitsu, Blackberry Limited, The Nielsen Company, Bank of America, Apple, Cisco, Brigham Young University, Qorvo, and more.

Dallas Invents: 95 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 12
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 8 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Patents were granted to Amazon, ATT, Blackberry, FedEx, CoorsTek, Lennox, Mary Kay, Toshiba, Reata Pharmaceuticals, and more.

Dallas Invents: 86 Patents Granted for Week of Sept. 5
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 9 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Patents were granted to Match.com, IBM, Nokia, Ricoh, AT&T, Fujitsu, Sirius FM, and more.

Dallas Invents: 87 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 29
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 9 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Patents were granted to Phillip Morris, Intel, Lockheed Martin, Fujitsu, eBay, Bank of America, Fossil Group, Pavestone, AI Visualize, and more.

Dallas Invents: 56 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 22
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 14 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Check out patents granted to ATT, Mary Kay, Apple, Bell Helicopter, IBM, and more.

Dallas Invents: 71 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 15
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 13 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Check out patents granted to Tinder, Amazon, Dell, State Farm, Halliburton, and more.

Dallas Invents: 83 Patents Granted for Week of Aug. 8
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington ranked no. 9 in patent production out of 250 metros nationally. Check out patents granted to Facebook, Samsung, Lockheed Martin, Lennox Industries, and more.

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