U.S. Patents issued
(Indicator Number: S32)

Category: Economic Development

What It Measures: University's contribution to economic development, since patent protection is important in providing the incentive for companies to commercialize research discoveries

Data Reporting Lag: The reporting for this indicator has a 1 year difference. The latest data available is from 2020 for the indicator reporting year of 2021

Value Comparison: When comparing this value for Adequacy and Improvement, a higher value is better.

Data Source For Indicator Value: AUTM, Licensing Survey


is currently at or above the average of the 3 previous years (83)

There is no "Adequacy" metric for this indicator