Statistical Table

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


Montérégie All of Region/
 Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 92 772 11.9
     2009 141 777 18.1
     2010 133 775 17.2
     2011r 113 655 17.3
     2012 175 723 24.2
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 70 674 10.4
            2009 109 677 16.1
            2010 109 662 16.5
            2011r 89 548 16.2
            2012 145 594 24.4
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 22 98 22.4
            2009 32 100 32.0
            2010 24 113 21.2
            2011 24 107 22.4
            2012 30 129 23.3
  
Inventions patented
2008 214 791 27.1
2009 220 794 27.7
2010 275 1,040 26.4
2011 255 1,087 23.5
2012 361 1,216 29.7
  

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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