Statistical Table

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


Chaudière- All of Region/
Appalaches  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 17 772 2.2
     2009 19 777 2.4
     2010 19 775 2.5
     2011 19 655 2.9
     2012 20 723 2.8
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 9 674 1.3
            2009 15 677 2.2
            2010 12 662 1.8
            2011 13 548 2.4
            2012 14 594 2.4
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 8 98 8.2
            2009 4 100 4.0
            2010 7 113 6.2
            2011 6 107 5.6
            2012 6 129 4.7
  
Inventions patented
2008 39 791 4.9
2009 36 794 4.5
2010 41 1,040 3.9
2011 41 1,087 3.8
2012 52 1,216 4.3
  

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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