Statistical Table

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


Montréal All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 511 772 66.2
     2009 465 777 59.8
     2010 444 775 57.3
     2011r 323 655 49.3
     2012 332 723 45.9
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 468 674 69.4
            2009 428 677 63.2
            2010 400 662 60.4
            2011r 281 548 51.3
            2012 276 594 46.5
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 43 98 43.9
            2009 37 100 37.0
            2010 44 113 38.9
            2011 42 107 39.3
            2012 56 129 43.4
  
Inventions patented
2008 402 791 50.8
2009 399 794 50.3
2010 503 1,040 48.4
2011 567 1,087 52.2
2012 632 1,216 52.0
  

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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