Statistical Table

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


Nord-du- All of Region/
Québec  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 772 ...
     2009 777 ...
     2010 775 ...
     2011 655 ...
     2012 2 723 0.3
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 674 ...
            2009 677 ...
            2010 662 ...
            2011 548 ...
            2012 594 ...
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 98 ...
            2009 100 ...
            2010 113 ...
            2011 107 ...
            2012 129 ...
  
Inventions patented
2008 791 ...
2009 794 ...
2010 1,040 ...
2011 1,087 ...
2012 2 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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