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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 112, Sewing

( 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 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 2 5 1 1 6 3 1 4 3 2 2 4 11 3 48
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 3 2 2 0 5 3 2 2 5 1 3 4 2 2 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 5 3 1 3 1 0 5 0 0 1 1 1 3 1 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 0 0 2 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 7 0 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 2 5 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 4 2 0 0 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 3 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 0 1 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119140 Dalton, GA 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 3 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 2 1 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 1 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127900 Joplin, MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114060 Bloomington-Normal, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133660 Mobile, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110780 Alexandria, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1 0 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 130860 Logan, UT-ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131020 Longview, WA 0 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139380 Pueblo, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141100 St. George, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148660 Wichita Falls, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 38 55 25 21 35 26 29 21 29 24 24 21 37 19 404
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210760 Alexander City, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212740 Barre, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214940 Brigham City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215820 Campbellsville, KY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218060 Columbus, MS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222260 Fergus Falls, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226740 Hutchinson, KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233940 Montrose, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234700 Muscatine, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235220 New Castle, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244900 Summerville, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248460 West Plains, MO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 2 1 13
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 10
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 42 57 28 21 35 27 32 22 30 26 26 22 39 20 427



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