University of Maryland Received Two-Thirds of Patents Granted to USM Schools in 2016
from The Diamondback
The University System of Maryland was ranked 27th by the National Academy of Inventors and the Intellectual Property Owners Association on a list of the most U.S. patents granted last year among universities worldwide. The University of Maryland received 48 of the 72 patents granted to universities in the university system in 2016, said Felicia Metz, the intellectual property assistant director of this university's Office of Technology Commercialization, which works with patents owned by the university and inventors to help make the products of research available on the market.
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