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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 044, Fuel and Related Compositions

( 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 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 6 6 3 8 3 2 1 7 1 2 5 0 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5 4 7 4 4 3 0 0 1 2 6 5 41
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 3 4 4 4 3 2 1 2 1 3 3 3 33
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 2 4 1 0 1 1 1 4 4 4 4 2 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 5 4 0 1 3 0 1 0 1 3 6 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 1 0 3 5 2 0 1 2 5 1 2 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 0 5 0 4 0 0 2 1 2 1 2 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148540 Wheeling, WV-OH 0 0 0 2 4 3 0 1 3 4 1 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 1 0 9 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 1 0 0 2 4 0 1 2 2 1 1 2 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 1 0 1 0 0 5 3 1 2 1 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 1 1 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 3 3 1 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 1 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133660 Mobile, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134060 Morgantown, WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142340 Savannah, GA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 117020 Chico, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117980 Columbus, GA-AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120260 Duluth, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122500 Florence, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129740 Las Cruces, NM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129940 Lawrence, KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140580 Rocky Mount, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147380 Waco, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149020 Winchester, VA-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 61 56 41 50 57 28 15 35 34 52 56 64 548
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232300 Martinsville, VA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244580 Sterling, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215580 Butte-Silver Bow, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214940 Brigham City, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217700 Coffeyville, KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220140 Dublin, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223180 Frankfort, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223940 Gillette, WY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224420 Grants Pass, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232340 Maryville, MO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235340 New Iberia, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235820 North Platte, NE 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237140 Paducah, KY-IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243380 Sidney, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248060 Watertown-Fort Drum, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228540 Ketchikan, AK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 7 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 1 0 6 4 26
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900902 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900912 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 1 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 13
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 70 58 43 54 61 30 16 37 35 52 62 69 587


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