Statistical Table

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


Laval All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 30 772 3.9
     2009 21 777 2.7
     2010 26 775 3.4
     2011 32 655 4.9
     2012 34 723 4.7
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 26 674 3.9
            2009 15 677 2.2
            2010 20 662 3.0
            2011 28 548 5.1
            2012 24 594 4.0
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 4 98 4.1
            2009 6 100 6.0
            2010 6 113 5.3
            2011 4 107 3.7
            2012 10 129 7.8
  
Inventions patented
2008 69 791 8.7
2009 71 794 8.9
2010 98 1,040 9.4
2011 115 1,087 10.6
2012 120 1,216 9.9
  

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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