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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE
Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Patenting In Technology Classes
Breakout by Origin,
U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

Count of 2000 - 2011 Utility Patent Grants,
As Distributed By Calendar Year of Grant
With Patent Counts Based on the Primary Patent Classification

- Explanation of Data -

Ranked Listing of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas
From Which Utility Patents Originated During the Period
Having Primary Classification In

Class 014, Bridges

( patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor )
( regional areas are based on U.S. Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) )
( patent counts may not sum exactly due to rounding - see the Explanation of Data )

The following table displays U.S. metropolitan followed by U.S. micropolitan regional areas and counts of utility patents originating from them; patents are distributed by year of patent grant.
U.S. Regional Level ID Code U.S. Regional Title 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 6 3 4 3 2 3 3 2 2 3 2 3 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 0 1 0 4 6 5 2 0 3 3 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4 2 5 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 2 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122500 Florence, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145820 Topeka, KS 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120100 Dover, DE 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120220 Dubuque, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122900 Fort Smith, AR-OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124300 Grand Junction, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130980 Longview, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133860 Montgomery, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134060 Morgantown, WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144600 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 21 16 29 20 24 19 22 22 16 21 15 33 258
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238420 Platteville, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223860 Georgetown, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216380 Celina, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217060 Chillicothe, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217740 Coldwater, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219980 Dodge City, KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221540 Escanaba, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225220 Hammond, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226460 Hudson, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228620 Kill Devil Hills, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232860 Menomonie, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234020 Morgan City, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236340 Oil City, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239060 Pottsville, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244620 Stevens Point, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 4 1 1 0 2 4 2 1 2 0 5 24
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900931 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NE 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900923 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ME 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 11
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 24 20 32 21 26 22 27 25 18 23 15 40 293


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