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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 057, Textiles: Spinning, Twisting, and Twining

( 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 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 6 3 4 3 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 5 2 3 0 2 0 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 1 1 4 2 2 1 0 0 3 1 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 1 7 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2 0 2 3 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 1 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119140 Dalton, GA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141140 St. Joseph, MO-KS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124780 Greenville, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141780 Sandusky, OH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119460 Decatur, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125500 Harrisonburg, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 1 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139660 Rapid City, SD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 16 24 22 14 17 10 15 19 13 14 8 10 13 10 205
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243140 Shelby, NC 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230740 Lincolnton, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235340 New Iberia, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244020 Spirit Lake, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214820 Brevard, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215660 Calhoun, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224180 Granbury, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232980 Merrill, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234340 Mount Airy, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242460 Scottsboro, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247700 Warsaw, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248980 Wilson, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 2 3 4 2 1 1 1 2 2 2 3 1 2 28
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 18 26 25 18 20 12 16 20 15 16 10 13 14 12 235



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