Statistical Table

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


Lanaudière All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 14 772 1.8
     2009 10 777 1.3
     2010 18 775 2.3
     2011 19 655 2.9
     2012 12 723 1.7
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 10 674 1.5
            2009 5 677 0.7
            2010 10 662 1.5
            2011 12 548 2.2
            2012 5 594 0.8
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 4 98 4.1
            2009 5 100 5.0
            2010 8 113 7.1
            2011 7 107 6.5
            2012 7 129 5.4
  
Inventions patented
2008 26 791 3.3
2009 25 794 3.1
2010 42 1,040 4.0
2011 43 1,087 4.0
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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