Statistical Table

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


Abitibi- All of Region/
Témiscamingue  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 2 772 0.3
     2009 1 777 0.1
     2010 775 ...
     2011 1 655 0.2
     2012 2 723 0.3
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 674 ...
            2009 677 ...
            2010 662 ...
            2011 548 ...
            2012 594 ...
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 2 98 2.0
            2009 1 100 1.0
            2010 113 ...
            2011r 107 ...
            2012 129 ...
  
Inventions patented
2008 5 791 0.6
2009 3 794 0.4
2010 4 1,040 0.4
2011 2 1,087 0.2
2012 3 1,216 0.2
  

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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