Statistical Table

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


Mauricie All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 4 772 0.5
     2009 6 777 0.8
     2010 3 775 0.4
     2011 2 655 0.3
     2012 7 723 1.0
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 3 674 0.4
            2009 5 677 0.7
            2010 1 662 0.2
            2011 2 548 0.4
            2012 5 594 0.8
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 1 98 1.0
            2009 1 100 1.0
            2010 2 113 1.8
            2011 107 ...
            2012 129 ...
  
Inventions patented
2008 7 791 0.9
2009 11 794 1.4
2010 10 1,040 1.0
2011 7 1,087 0.6
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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