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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 208, Mineral Oils: Processes and Products

( 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 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 20 18 25 15 15 12 20 19 26 28 42 37 277
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 33 21 16 8 10 9 13 8 11 16 25 17 187
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 8 11 9 12 7 9 11 7 18 15 13 20 140
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 18 16 6 13 20 3 5 6 8 12 16 16 138
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 9 12 5 18 8 8 3 8 4 1 3 2 81
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 6 9 7 8 4 3 6 4 2 1 5 7 62
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 6 1 3 2 0 4 5 3 0 1 2 5 32
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 4 1 4 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3 3 3 1 0 3 0 3 0 0 2 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 1 2 3 3 1 1 3 1 4 0 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 1 2 0 4 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 2 1 4 0 1 0 2 2 1 1 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 4 3 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4 5 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 1 5 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1 0 0 2 3 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 2 0 2 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 4 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142340 Savannah, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118580 Corpus Christi, TX 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129940 Lawrence, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131740 Manhattan, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136220 Odessa, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 149020 Winchester, VA-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 133 114 104 91 84 62 77 73 92 94 149 141 1214
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 9 4 10 5 3 1 1 2 2 2 2 2 43
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 2 3 1 0 2 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240300 Rochelle, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229660 Laramie, WY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217200 Claremont, NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219300 Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226340 Houghton, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229780 Las Vegas, NM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235020 Natchez, MS-LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246860 Vernal, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 10 6 11 8 6 4 1 5 5 3 8 6 73
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 7
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900940 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OK 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900924 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 4 0 0 0 12
Undetermined Statistical Area 000106 Undetermined Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Undetermined Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 146 120 116 99 90 66 80 80 102 97 157 147 1300


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