UH Moves Up in Global Rankings for Issued Patents
Now No. 2 in Texas, Rankings Reflect Increased Emphasis on Innovation
The rankings, released Tuesday by the National Academy of Inventors and Intellectual Property Owners Association, show the UH System ranks second among Texas systems, behind only the University of Texas. The University of California System is ranked No. 1, as it has since the rankings began in 2013.
This is the first year UH cracked the top 100, tied for No. 80 with 29 utility patents issued in 2015. UT was issued 191 and ranked fourth; other Texas schools on the list included the Texas A&M University system and Rice University, tied at No. 96 with 25 patents each.