Statistical Table

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


Capitale- All of Region/
Nationale  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 34 772 4.4
     2009 49 777 6.3
     2010 55 775 7.1
     2011 52 655 7.9
     2012 67 723 9.3
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 31 674 4.6
            2009 41 677 6.1
            2010 45 662 6.8
            2011 49 548 8.9
            2012 60 594 10.1
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 3 98 3.1
            2009 8 100 8.0
            2010 10 113 8.8
            2011 3 107 2.8
            2012 7 129 5.4
  
Inventions patented
2008 69 791 8.7
2009 70 794 8.8
2010 97 1,040 9.3
2011 85 1,087 7.8
2012 107 1,216 8.8
  

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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