Statistical Table

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


Outaouais All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 3 772 0.4
     2009 9 777 1.2
     2010 7 775 0.9
     2011 7 655 1.1
     2012 5 723 0.7
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 1 674 0.1
            2009 6 677 0.9
            2010 4 662 0.6
            2011 5 548 0.9
            2012 2 594 0.3
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 2 98 2.0
            2009 3 100 3.0
            2010 3 113 2.7
            2011 2 107 1.9
            2012 3 129 2.3
  
Inventions patented
2008 75 791 9.5
2009 68 794 8.6
2010 78 1,040 7.5
2011 88 1,087 8.1
2012 93 1,216 7.6
  

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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