Statistical Table

USPTO utility patents granted in Québec and inventions patented at the USPTO, Saguenay–Lac-Saint-Jean and all of Québec, 2008-2012    ( Export to Excel)


Saguenay–Lac- All of Region/
Saint-Jean  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 7 772 0.9
     2009 5 777 0.6
     2010 9 775 1.2
     2011 7 655 1.1
     2012 7 723 1.0
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 1 674 0.1
            2009 4 677 0.6
            2010 5 662 0.8
            2011 5 548 0.9
            2012 7 594 1.2
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 6 98 6.1
            2009 1 100 1.0
            2010 4 113 3.5
            2011 2 107 1.9
            2012 129 ...
  
Inventions patented
2008 11 791 1.4
2009 10 794 1.3
2010 15 1,040 1.4
2011 14 1,087 1.3
2012 16 1,216 1.3
  

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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