Emory is among top 100 worldwide universities granted U.S. patents in 2014

Emory University is ranked No. 58 in the world among universities granted U.S. utility patents in 2014, according to a new report released by the National Academy of Inventors (NAI) and the Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO).

The report, based on data obtained from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, recognizes the important role patents play in university research. 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 that list a university as the first assignee on the printed patent. According to the report, Emory was granted 35 patents in 2014. For more information, view the full report of the Top 100 Worldwide Universities Granted Patents in 2014 here.

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