76 Percent of Patents In Top US Schools Are Filed By Immigrants

November 16, 2012 2:55 pm

This is a trend that we have spotted many times here at Statspotting – that immigrants contribute a lot to Silicon valley, and some stats in the opposite direction – we spotted this stat today, that of all the patents filed by top schools in the US, an overwhelming 76 percent are filed by immigrants (Source)

How do we digest this stat? Well, this would be an additional data point for Vivek Wadhwa.

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