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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 173, Tool Driving or Impacting

( 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 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 5 4 2 5 1 6 2 5 9 5 2 9 12 68
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 6 6 2 3 3 1 4 4 4 4 4 7 5 3 56
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 2 0 2 0 3 4 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 7 3 3 2 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 1 3 2 1 2 0 1 0 2 1 3 0 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 4 5 0 2 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4 0 1 1 2 4 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 1 0 1 1 2 2 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 1 2 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 2 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143620 Sioux Falls, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147380 Waco, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 2 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124140 Goldsboro, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134060 Morgantown, WV 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136140 Ocean City, NJ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 1 0 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 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 28 34 21 28 27 25 37 21 25 29 35 30 41 42 423
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221380 Emporia, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228260 Kearney, NE 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236020 Oak Harbor, WA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239500 Quincy, IL-MO 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245140 Tahlequah, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211220 Amsterdam, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217200 Claremont, NH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218980 Cullman, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219580 Defiance, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223340 Fremont, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224260 Grand Island, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234540 Mount Vernon, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235340 New Iberia, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236340 Oil City, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243260 Sheridan, WY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243940 Spearfish, SD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246980 Vicksburg, MS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248940 Wilmington, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 1 4 6 4 4 6 4 1 2 3 1 3 2 45
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 1 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900940 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 1 0 0 2 2 1 1 16
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 31 36 26 36 33 30 45 26 26 31 40 33 45 45 483



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