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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 125, Stone Working

( 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 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 5 2 2 0 1 4 6 2 1 4 2 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 5 7 3 1 3 4 1 0 1 1 0 0 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2 1 1 0 1 4 4 0 1 0 0 3 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122540 Fond du Lac, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 133660 Mobile, AL 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141060 St. Cloud, MN 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142340 Savannah, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122380 Flagstaff, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139140 Prescott, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 26 34 24 10 20 21 28 15 15 6 19 14 232
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212740 Barre, VT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214340 Boone, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216540 Chambersburg, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220380 Dunn, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223380 Fremont, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228060 Kalispell, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228260 Kearney, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232060 Marion-Herrin, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236940 Owatonna, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240300 Rochelle, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248820 Willmar, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 1 1 3 1 4 0 1 0 2 0 14
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900905 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 27 34 26 11 23 22 34 16 16 6 21 14 250


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