Which universities in Texas received the most utility patents in 2018


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The annual list of universities receiving the most US utility patents has been published and three universities in Texas have been selected.

The University of Texas ranked No. 5 with 187 patents last year. The University of Houston and Texas A&M University were ranked No. 88 in a tie four with 28 patents each.

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the Top 100 Universities in the World Obtained Public Service Patents in the United States has been published annually since 2013 by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association. The report is created using data from the US Patent and Trademark Office.

A utility patent can be granted to anyone who invents (or improves) a new and useful process, machine, article of manufacture or compositions of matter.

The top three universities were the University of California with 526 patents, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology with 304 patents, and Stanford University with 226 patents.


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