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Thirteen Utah inventors created devices that were awarded patents by the United States Patent Office. Copies of patents are available by number for $3.00 from Box 9, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington D.C. 20231. Abstracts are available at the Marriott Library, University of Utah.

- John W. Cox, Sandy. An applicator tool for stringing a hanging wire on a picture frame at a predetermined distance from the top edge of the frame. Filed Sep. 16, 1993. Patent 5,361,510.- Roger E. Smith, Bountiful, and Jon Neese, Salt Lake City. A subcutaneous reflection probe for measuring electromagnetic radiation from illuminated tissue. Assigned to Utah Medical Products, Inc., Midvale. Filed Feb. 17, 1993. Patent 5,361,757.

- Richard A. Normann; Patrick J. Rousche; Kenneth W. Horch, and Susan P. Schmidt, all of Salt Lake City. An inserter for implanting an electrode array in a biological tissue. Assigned to University of Utah Research Foundation, Salt Lake City. Filed Jan. 19, 1993, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,215,088. Patent 5,361,760.

- Gordon A. Tibbits, Salt Lake City Expandable gage bit for drilling a hole in an earth formation. Assigned to Baker Hughes Incorporated, Houston, Tex. Filed Feb. 12, 1993. Patent 5,361,859.

- Dale G. Kern, Hyde Park. A containment system for use with cell culture media. Assigned to Hyclone Laboratories, Logan. Filed Feb. 10, 1993. Patent 5,362,642.

- Paul R. Johnson, Kaysville; James Bero, Ogden, and Jeff Heitzman, Roy. Apparatus for removing exhaust and particulate wastes during laser etching. Assigned to Iomega Corporation, Roy. Filed June 11, 1992. Patent 5,362,941.

- Keith C. Mathews, Sandy. Toy military vehicle. Filed Jan. 31, 1992. Design patent 352,318.