A look at U.S. patents issued to Arkansas inventors.
|Description||Inventor(s)||Assignee||Patent No.||Date Awarded|
|Deformable tube winding device||Raymond A. Liberatore, Bentonville||Same||7837068||Nov 23, 2010|
|Scripture tee with vase support||Teresa A. Thomas, El Dorado||Same||D627256||Nov 16, 2010|
|Cat scratcher||Carolyn Jill Seliskar, Morrilton||Same||D627524||Nov 16, 2010|
|Composition and method for controlling rice water weevils||John C. Braun Jr., Benton; Henry R. Mitchell, Louisville, Miss.; Robert M. Herrick, Hamilton, N.J.; D. Craig Heim, Westmont, N.J.; Henry Stefanski, Crowley, La.||FMC Corporation, Philadelphia, Pa.||7833996||Nov 16, 2010|
|Asymmetric dipolar ring||Sergey A. Prosandeev, Fayetteville; Laurent M. Bellaiche, Fayetteville; Inna V. Ponomareva, Tampa, Fla.; Igor A. Kornev, Ill-de-France, France||University of Arkansas Board of Trustees, Little Rock||7835168||Nov 16, 2010|
|Shelving system||Sandy Felsenthal, Earle||Whitmor Manufacturing Co., Southaven, Miss.||7832571||Nov 16, 2010|
|Soil sampling apparatus and method||James D. Burton, Newport||Same||7827873||Nov 9, 2010|
|Product display||Scott Harris, Bella Vista, and Charles Jennings, Bentonville||Same||D626764||Nov 9, 2010|
|Feet mat for bathrooms||Vynaomi Marie Tuggle, Conway||Same||D626774||Nov 9, 2010|
|Cat scratcher||Carolyn Jill Seliskar, Morrilton||Same||D627110||Nov 9, 2010|
|Cat scratcher||Carolyn Jill Seliskar, Morrilton||Same||D627112||Nov 9, 2010|
|Cat scratcher||Carolyn Jill Seliskar, Morrilton||Same||D627113||Nov 9, 2010|
|Cat scratcher||Carolyn Jill Seliskar, Morrilton||Same||D627111||Nov 9, 2010|
|Fishing lure having a controlled rattle||Harold Jensen, Fort Smith, and Bruce Brown, Van Buren||EBSCO Industries Inc., Birmingham, Ala.||7827730||Nov 9, 2010|
|Floor maintenance machine||William R. Eklund, Springdale, and Emert R. Whitaker, Siloam Springs||Alto U.S. Inc, Springdale||7827645||Nov 9, 2010|
|Rag with surface fasteners for removable attachments||John Joseph Tartaglia, Bentonville||Same||D626337||Nov 2, 2010|
|Abrasive sharpener||Richard S. Smith, Hot Springs, and Louis Chalfant, Hot Springs||Smith Abrasives Inc., Hot Springs||D626397||Nov 2, 2010|
|Nanotubes for cancer therapy and diagnostics||Dan A. Buzatu, Benton; Jon G. Wilkes, Little Rock; Dwight Miller, White Hall; Jerry A. Darsey, Little Rock; Tom Heinze, White Hall; Alex Birls, Little Rock; Richard Beger, White Hall||Same||7824660||Nov 2, 2010|
|Keyboard guitar musical instrument apparatus||Vinson Williams, Fort Smith||Same||7825311||Nov 2, 2010|
|Motorized climbing hunting stand||Michael Joel Motes, North Little Rock||Motes Outdoor Equipment LLC, North Little Rock||7823694||Nov 2, 2010|
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The largest Arkansas-based, Arkansas-owned private companies ranked by reported or estimated revenue (in millions) for fiscal year listed.
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