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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 076, Metal Tools and Implements, Making

( 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 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 1 3 3 1 1 3 1 1 6 2 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133740 Monroe, LA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 1 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 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145500 Texarkana, TX-Texarkana, AR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 18 10 7 12 5 3 3 12 3 3 12 10 98
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232060 Marion-Herrin, IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233620 Moberly, MO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900908 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CO 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 19 11 9 14 6 4 3 12 3 4 13 10 108


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