CWRU Again In Top 24 Globally for U.S. Patents

Case Western Reserve ranks No. 21 globally for the number of U.S. Utility Patents awarded to the university and its researchers, according to 2021 data compiled by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The university’s ranking has steadily risen from 43rd in 2017 and places it among the elite research universities worldwide.

“The distinguished history of discovery and innovation at CWRU is only surpassed by our renewed focus on growing the research enterprise by solving tough problems in health, manufacturing, natural security, sustainability and community development,” said Michael Oakes, PhD, the university’s senior vice president for research and technology management.