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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 192, Clutches and Power-Stop Control

( 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 27 28 19 25 23 22 32 21 21 9 12 23 262
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 2 1 6 6 14 2 4 5 9 3 5 6 63
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 9 4 5 4 3 2 2 1 2 2 2 2 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 3 3 3 4 3 1 0 3 0 0 2 1 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 1 5 0 0 0 0 3 2 3 4 3 1 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 4 1 1 2 3 2 5 3 0 0 0 0 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 2 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 1 2 2 4 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2 0 0 4 3 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2 1 2 1 0 0 5 1 1 0 1 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 5 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 3 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 1 3 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 2 1 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 1 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 3 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 1 1 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 1 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134620 Muncie, IN 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134100 Morristown, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114540 Bowling Green, KY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128100 Kankakee-Bradley, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124300 Grand Junction, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130980 Longview, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131900 Mansfield, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136220 Odessa, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137620 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137700 Pascagoula, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139140 Prescott, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141060 St. Cloud, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147580 Warner Robins, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148660 Wichita Falls, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 90 68 67 82 82 54 86 66 57 43 51 63 809
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212140 Auburn, IN 7 2 4 6 3 3 2 1 1 1 2 2 34
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 9 12 30
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243860 Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC 0 1 2 0 6 4 2 2 2 0 0 0 19
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 0 7
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222260 Fergus Falls, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 2 0 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229900 Laurinburg, NC 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213420 Bemidji, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211420 Angola, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216380 Celina, OH 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217700 Coffeyville, KS 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228340 Kendallville, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215620 Cadillac, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217740 Coldwater, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217940 Columbia, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218660 Cortland, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220140 Dublin, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226540 Huntington, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228300 Keene, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232500 Maysville, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246780 Van Wert, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 13 11 12 16 15 12 7 10 8 6 16 18 144
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900905 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900928 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 2 1 0 7 1 2 2 0 1 2 18
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 103 79 81 99 97 73 94 78 67 49 68 82 970


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