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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 171, Unearthing Plants or Buried Objects

( 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 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124220 Grand Forks, ND-MN 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120020 Dothan, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120940 El Centro, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138540 Pocatello, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147220 Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 3 3 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 5 1 0 1 21
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215420 Burley, ID 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234380 Mount Pleasant, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238020 Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244020 Spirit Lake, IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 6 4 4 0 1 0 5 1 1 2 5 1 0 1 31



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