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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 149, Explosive and Thermic Compositions or Charges

( 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 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 10 6 7 4 5 3 2 1 1 2 6 4 5 3 59
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 3 4 3 4 5 7 4 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 34
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6 8 4 5 2 6 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 34
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130860 Logan, UT-ID 8 1 3 2 5 3 0 0 2 0 0 3 4 0 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 3 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 10 6 6 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 2 0 0 1 5 4 2 0 0 0 2 3 4 3 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 4 6 2 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 4 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 3 5 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 3 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 2 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2 1 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114020 Bloomington, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119060 Cumberland, MD-WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139660 Rapid City, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111100 Amarillo, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127900 Joplin, MO 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 138220 Pine Bluff, AR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147580 Warner Robins, GA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 51 38 27 36 34 36 17 2 5 8 24 51 55 50 434
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214940 Brigham City, UT 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231060 Los Alamos, NM 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247780 Washington, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219020 Culpeper, VA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221580 Espanola, NM 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220660 Easton, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234180 Moses Lake, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234540 Mount Vernon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 5 4 3 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 4 3 4 32
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900908 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 56 43 31 40 35 39 19 2 5 9 26 56 58 54 473



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