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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 193, Conveyors, Chutes, Skids, Guides, and Ways

( 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 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 4 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127860 Jonesboro, AR 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110780 Alexandria, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111340 Anderson, SC 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 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137380 Palm Coast, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139380 Pueblo, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141100 St. George, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149420 Yakima, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 19 17 20 13 11 7 12 6 9 6 10 5 135
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243980 Spencer, IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219220 Danville, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227420 Jamestown, ND 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243460 Sikeston, MO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244580 Sterling, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245640 Thomasville-Lexington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 2 2 2 1 1 0 0 2 11
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900905 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900940 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 9
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 20 19 21 14 14 9 15 7 10 8 10 8 155


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