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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 026, Textiles: Cloth Finishing

( 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 143900 Spartanburg, SC 1 5 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112220 Auburn-Opelika, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119140 Dalton, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 6 10 3 4 5 2 3 3 2 1 5 2 46
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213540 Bennington, VT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224940 Greenwood, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236700 Orangeburg, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900931 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 10 11 4 5 5 2 3 4 2 1 6 2 55


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