Hanyang University Ranks 2nd Domestically and 14th Internationally in a World Intellectual Property Report
World Intellectual Property Report 2019
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According to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)’s "World Intellectual Property Report 2019" released on the 7th, Hanyang University has placed 2nd domestically and 14th amongst universities around the world for its number of international patent applications.
In the TOP 25 list of universities with the most international intellectual properties, four Korean universities made the list, with Hanyang University in 14th place, Seoul National University in 9th place, KAIST in 19th place, and Korea University in 22nd place. Just by examining this list, it is noticeable that Hanyang University placed 2nd amongst domestic universities.
International patents are systems under the Patent Cooperative Treaty (PCT) which are used as an indicator of the technological prowess or the globalization of the state, business, and university. Hanyang University was able to show that it has gone up one rank compared to the year before and that they are a leader for technological innovations both at home and abroad.
Additionally, South Korea has filed 19,085 international patent applications and ranked 5th due to it. And as its number of international patent applications has increased by 12.8% compared to 2018, South Korea was able to set a record for having the highest rate of increase amongst the top 10 countries.
Global News Team
Translated by: Lee Jungjoo
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