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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 110, Furnaces

( 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 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 2 2 1 3 2 2 1 3 3 2 1 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 2 1 0 1 5 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3 4 2 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 3 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 3 4 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 4 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 2 3 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 1 1 2 2 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 1 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134620 Muncie, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 1 1 1 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 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114060 Bloomington-Normal, IL 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124220 Grand Forks, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127780 Johnstown, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127900 Joplin, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 2 0 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 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111500 Anniston-Oxford, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113740 Billings, MT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117420 Cleveland, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 120940 El Centro, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129340 Lake Charles, LA 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146340 Tyler, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 32 45 38 22 19 36 30 17 16 14 24 13 25 19 350
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220180 DuBois, PA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225300 Hannibal, MO 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239060 Pottsville, PA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219220 Danville, KY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219540 Decatur, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221260 Ellensburg, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222280 Fernley, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225900 Hilo, HI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232100 Marquette, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237060 Oxford, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238020 Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241820 Sanford, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 6 4 4 3 5 1 2 0 3 1 1 1 0 2 33
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
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 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900931 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 4 2 3 3 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 25
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 39 51 46 27 27 40 33 18 20 15 27 16 27 21 407



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