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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 178, Telegraphy

( 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 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 7 5 7 4 8 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 39
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 7 5 7 4 8 1 2 2 1 1 1 0 39


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