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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 028, Textiles: Manufacturing

( 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 0 2 1 1 0 0 7 3 0 2 1 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 1 4 4 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 3 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 1 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111340 Anderson, SC 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119140 Dalton, GA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139380 Pueblo, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146660 Valdosta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112220 Auburn-Opelika, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119260 Danville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 18 12 18 18 14 7 20 16 7 13 4 6 153
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220380 Dunn, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212300 Augusta-Waterville, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223500 Gaffney, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234340 Mount Airy, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234460 Mount Sterling, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239060 Pottsville, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242580 Seaford, DE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243140 Shelby, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243860 Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245640 Thomasville-Lexington, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249100 Winona, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 1 4 3 1 2 2 1 2 1 1 20
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 7
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 20 14 20 22 17 8 23 18 9 15 6 8 180


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