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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 201, Distillation: Processes, Thermolytic

( 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 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144100 Springfield, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 1 1 2 2 0 5 0 3 6 9 7 38
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246860 Vernal, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 2 1 1 2 2 0 5 0 3 7 10 8 41


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