Novell Ranked #1 in 2011 Utah Genius Awards

Company Takes Top Place in Number of Patents in Utah, Novell Distinguished Engineers Ranked in Top 20 Inventors

28 March 2011

Novell and two Novell Distinguished Engineers were recognized at the Utah Genius 2011 awards luncheon on March 24, 2011. Presented by Bateman IP Law Group and KSL TV, Novell was recognized in two categories:

  • Utah's Top 20 Inventors
  • Utah's Top 20 Companies by Number of Patents Issued

Dipto Chakravarty, vice president of engineering for Novell's Identity & Security solutions accepted the award for Novell's top position in the Utah's Top 20 Companies by Number of Patents Issued


Stephen Carter and Lloyd Burch, both Distinguished Engineers for Novell Identity & Security solutions, accepted awards for Utah's Top 20 Inventors. Individuals were selected based on the number of patents issued in Utah. Carter has 19 patents ranking him in third place and Carter has eight patents ranking him twentieth place.

The recognition by Utah Genius demonstrates Novell's longstanding leadership in the IT security industry. With over 6,000 successful customer deployments and counting, Novell helps ensure policies and regulations are always correctly and consistently enforced across the enterprise.

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