Statistical Table

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


Centre-du- All of Region/
Québec  Québec Québec ratio


n %

Utility patents
     All assignees
     2008r 12 772 1.6
     2009 17 777 2.2
     2010 13 775 1.7
     2011 23 655 3.5
     2012 12 723 1.7
  
            Institutional assignees
            2008r 11 674 1.6
            2009 14 677 2.1
            2010 10 662 1.5
            2011 17 548 3.1
            2012 9 594 1.5
  
            Individual assignees
            2008 1 98 1.0
            2009 3 100 3.0
            2010 3 113 2.7
            2011 6 107 5.6
            2012 3 129 2.3
  
Inventions patented
2008 16 791 2.0
2009 21 794 2.6
2010 18 1,040 1.7
2011 34 1,087 3.1
2012 17 1,216 1.4
  

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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