Georgia Tech among top 100 universities for U.S. utility patents

National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association Names Top Utility Patent-Receiving Universites

Atlanta, GA

Georgia Tech is among the top 100 universities for the number of U.S. utility patents granted in 2014, according to a list released Wednesday by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association.

The list is based on data from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

Georgia Tech ranked No. 25 with 78 patents. Other Georgia universities on the list are: Emory ranked No. 58 with 35 patents and UGA ranked No. 73 with 30 patents.

The top 15 universities:

  1. The University of California System
  2. Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  3. Tsinghua University (China)
  4. Stanford University
  5. University of Texas
  6. California Institute of Technology
  7. Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
  8. Johns Hopkins University
  9. Columbia University
  10. University of Michigan
  11. National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan)
  12. Korea Institute of Science Technology
  13. University of South Florida
  14. University of Pennsylvania
  15. The Institute of Microelectronics of Chinese Academy of Science

Last revised August 1, 2017