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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 019, Textiles: Fiber Preparation

( 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 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 1 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142340 Savannah, GA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117980 Columbus, GA-AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147300 Visalia-Porterville, CA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111100 Amarillo, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125260 Hanford-Corcoran, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 7 12 9 4 0 0 5 4 6 6 9 3 65
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230220 Levelland, TX 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224740 Greenville, MS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242820 Selma, AL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232980 Merrill, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238380 Plainview, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900941 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OR 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 1 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 7
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 12 14 13 7 1 0 6 4 6 6 10 3 82


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