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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 - 2013 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 027, Undertaking

( 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 2012 2013 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 2 1 0 2 4 1 3 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 3 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141780 Sandusky, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125060 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141980 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110180 Abilene, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119180 Danville, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121820 Fairbanks, AK 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122180 Fayetteville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133260 Midland, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 1 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 1 0 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 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146660 Valdosta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141060 St. Cloud, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 10 15 4 14 10 6 7 23 16 10 11 24 16 17 182
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239980 Richmond, IN 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 2 0 0 0 2 5 20
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218220 Connersville, IN 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 2 3 1 0 0 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224700 Greensburg, IN 1 0 0 1 0 2 2 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 10
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212740 Barre, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229660 Laramie, WY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210700 Albertville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213540 Bennington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220460 Durant, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226740 Hutchinson, KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237060 Oxford, MS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242700 Sebring, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246180 Tupelo, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 5 2 2 1 0 3 3 11 8 5 5 1 4 6 56
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 5 3 1 4 4 3 0 2 3 1 1 1 2 1 31
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900928 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MS 0 0 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 5 4 1 4 4 3 0 3 6 2 1 2 2 1 38
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 20 21 7 19 14 12 10 37 29 17 17 27 22 24 276



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