Statistical Table

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


Laurentides All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 14 772 1.8
     2009 16 777 2.1
     2010 14 775 1.8
     2011 19 655 2.9
     2012 15 723 2.1
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 7 674 1.0
            2009 8 677 1.2
            2010 9 662 1.4
            2011 13 548 2.4
            2012 5 594 0.8
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 7 98 7.1
            2009 8 100 8.0
            2010 5 113 4.4
            2011 6 107 5.6
            2012 10 129 7.8
  
Inventions patented
2008 52 791 6.6
2009 45 794 5.7
2010 71 1,040 6.8
2011 86 1,087 7.9
2012 71 1,216 5.8
  

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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