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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 068, Textiles: Fluid Treating Apparatus

( 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 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 3 7 6 3 8 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 1 5 3 8 2 1 4 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 3 2 2 1 3 2 0 1 0 0 3 5 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 2 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122540 Fond du Lac, WI 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121060 Elizabethtown, KY 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 124780 Greenville, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132580 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 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 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141660 San Angelo, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148660 Wichita Falls, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130620 Lima, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 20 17 23 23 7 8 8 17 16 26 23 25 14 20 247
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235500 Newton, IA 2 3 2 2 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 15
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235100 New Bern, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230740 Lincolnton, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237800 Pella, IA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216060 Carbondale, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226140 Homosassa Springs, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232060 Marion-Herrin, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235060 Natchitoches, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239500 Quincy, IL-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247820 Washington, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 5 3 4 2 2 2 0 3 4 3 0 1 3 35
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900912 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 8
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 26 22 26 27 10 10 10 17 20 30 26 25 17 23 289



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