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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 184, Lubrication

( 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 4 1 2 2 0 2 5 1 0 4 2 2 3 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 5 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 3 4 5 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 1 0 2 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 3 0 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 2 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 3 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 1 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 3 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133260 Midland, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113900 Bismarck, ND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120220 Dubuque, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122180 Fayetteville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122540 Fond du Lac, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 1 0 0 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 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130140 Lebanon, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131900 Mansfield, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133740 Monroe, LA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139660 Rapid City, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 33 28 27 21 14 17 22 14 9 7 21 25 22 42 302
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211860 Atchison, KS 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223340 Fremont, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243860 Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211660 Arkadelphia, AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218900 Crossville, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225740 Helena, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226460 Hudson, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228580 Key West, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230380 Lewistown, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236460 Olean, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236860 Ottawa-Streator, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237800 Pella, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238420 Platteville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243380 Sidney, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 3 5 4 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 1 5 33
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900901 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900946 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 3 1 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 2 0 16
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 36 34 33 26 18 19 25 16 12 8 24 28 25 47 351



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