University of California Tops Patent List Again

Law360, New York (March 21, 2005, 12:00 AM EST) -- The University of California topped the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s list of top university patent recipients in 2004, a position the state’s public university system has held for more than a decade.


California’s public university system was awarded 424 patents in 2004, down from 439 the year before, according to preliminary statistics.


The University of California soundly beat the runner-up, also from the Golden State, the California Institute of Technology, with 135 patents under its belt in 2003.


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