Statistical Table

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


Estrie All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 36 772 4.7
     2009 26 777 3.3
     2010 36 775 4.6
     2011r 41 655 6.3
     2012 40 723 5.5
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 35 674 5.2
            2009 25 677 3.7
            2010 33 662 5.0
            2011r 34 548 6.2
            2012 36 594 6.1
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 1 98 1.0
            2009 1 100 1.0
            2010 3 113 2.7
            2011 7 107 6.5
            2012 4 129 3.1
  
Inventions patented
2008r 54 791 6.8
2009r 42 794 5.3
2010r 68 1,040 6.5
2011 64 1,087 5.9
2012 68 1,216 5.6
  

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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