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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 190, Trunks and Hand-Carried Luggage

( 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 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2 2 2 5 2 4 7 1 2 1 0 4 32
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 5 1 2 1 2 4 1 2 2 1 3 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 5 4 1 4 1 0 2 2 2 3 0 1 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 2 3 4 1 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 1 0 3 2 2 1 1 1 0 1 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 1 3 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 2 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129740 Las Cruces, NM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 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 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 22 21 17 28 14 17 26 13 15 13 8 22 216
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247080 Vidalia, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218460 Cornelia, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238820 Port Angeles, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247500 Walterboro, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 8
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 24 22 17 30 14 18 27 14 15 13 9 22 225


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