2017 Rankings for the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Patents Announced
NAI and IPO Release Sixth Consecutive Report on Top University Patent Holders
TAMPA, Fla. (June 5, 2018) – The Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2017 has been announced by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO). Data obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is used to compile the report, which highlights the vital role patents play in university research and innovation.
Published annually by the NAI and IPO since 2013, the report ranks the top 100 universities named as the first assignee on utility patents granted by the USPTO during the 2017 calendar year. The full report can be found at: http://www.academyofinventors.org/pdf/top-100-universities-2017.pdf
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