Statistical Table

USPTO utility patents granted in Québec and inventions patented at the USPTO, Bas-Saint-Laurent and all of Québec, 2008-2012    ( Export to Excel)


Bas-Saint- All of Region/
Laurent  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 2 772 0.3
     2009 2 777 0.3
     2010 4 775 0.5
     2011 3 655 0.5
     2012 6 723 0.8
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 2 674 0.3
            2009 2 677 0.3
            2010 2 662 0.3
            2011 548 ...
            2012 594 ...
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 98 ...
            2009 100 ...
            2010r 113 ...
            2011 3 107 2.8
            2012 1 129 0.8
  
Inventions patented
2008 3 791 0.4
2009 7 794 0.9
2010 9 1,040 0.9
2011 10 1,087 0.9
2012 13 1,216 1.1
  

Note : The annual variations in the number of inventions patented at the USPTO do not necessarily reflect the changes in the level of inventiveness of a
country since they are influenced by the USPTO's administrative provisions for assessing utility patent applications and issuing titles of ownership.
  
Source: United States Patents and Trademark Office (USPTO), data compiled by the Observatoire des sciences et des technologies (OST).
 
January 27, 2014
   

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