- On June 11, 2011
Patenting Trends at Ivy League Universities
This report provides a high-level view of the patent filing activity of the 8 Ivy League Universities (Brown University, Columbia University, Cornell University, Dartmouth College, Harvard University, Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania and Yale University).
The high-level overview compares the patent issuance rates at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) and in the European Patent Office (EPO) from 2001-2010. The report also uses Themescape maps to provide high-level insights into which core research areas each of the Ivy League Universities are most focused. This analysis is useful in understanding the patent filing to issuance rates at each Ivy League University and uncovers the strengths and limitations of each institutions technology focus.