Reference: Lists & Rankings: Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2014
From the News Release:
The National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO) have announced the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted U.S. Utility Patents in 2014.
The NAI and IPO compile the rankings each year by calculating the number of utility patents granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office which list a university as the first assignee on the printed patent.
The top 15 universities worldwide ranked include:
- The University of California System
- Massachusetts Institute of Technology
- Tsinghua University (China),
- Stanford University
- University of Texas
- California Institute of Technology
- Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (WARF)
- Johns Hopkins University
- Columbia University
- University of Michigan
- National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)
- Korea Institute of Science Technology
- University of South Florida
- University of Pennsylvania
- Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Science
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