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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 122, Liquid Heaters and Vaporizers

( 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 133860 Montgomery, AL 1 1 5 2 3 1 4 4 4 2 2 0 0 0 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 3 3 3 1 2 3 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2 2 2 3 0 2 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 4 1 1 1 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 3 2 4 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 4 3 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 1 2 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 2 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127740 Johnson City, TN 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 2 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122500 Florence, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144940 Sumter, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111020 Altoona, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 124300 Grand Junction, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127780 Johnstown, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133660 Mobile, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138540 Pocatello, ID 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139380 Pueblo, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141060 St. Cloud, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144100 Springfield, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148660 Wichita Falls, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 41 36 28 37 32 32 22 23 30 25 27 21 22 27 403
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213940 Blackfoot, ID 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211780 Ashtabula, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230260 Lewisburg, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236900 Ottumwa, IA 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211740 Ashland, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219940 Dixon, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222280 Fernley, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224100 Gloversville, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241460 Salina, KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244780 Sturgis, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247080 Vidalia, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248980 Wilson, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 5 1 4 1 1 5 1 0 5 2 2 1 0 30
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900928 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 1 2 6 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 17
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 45 41 31 47 34 33 28 25 30 30 30 24 23 28 449



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