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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 202, Distillation: Apparatus

( 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 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 3 3 0 0 0 1 2 1 1 0 3 1 3 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 0 2 2 1 1 0 3 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 4 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 2 1 0 2 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129740 Las Cruces, NM 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129340 Lake Charles, LA 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127620 Jefferson City, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131020 Longview, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146340 Tyler, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 1 0 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 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124140 Goldsboro, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133660 Mobile, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 13 17 9 16 11 7 13 9 12 9 13 15 13 28 185
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246860 Vernal, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217700 Coffeyville, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219860 Dickinson, ND 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225100 Guymon, OK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229660 Laramie, WY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234660 Murray, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246380 Ukiah, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 13
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900922 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 15 18 10 16 12 8 14 10 12 11 14 16 16 29 201



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