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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 223, Apparel 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 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 21 18 12 6 8 12 7 15 10 4 10 6 5 6 140
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 3 10 3 3 1 1 3 5 1 2 0 2 3 3 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 3 1 1 2 1 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 2 3 1 3 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 1 0 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 3 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134100 Morristown, TN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
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 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110180 Abilene, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124300 Grand Junction, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134820 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136220 Odessa, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 1 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144600 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147580 Warner Robins, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149740 Yuma, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 63 57 40 29 34 29 23 42 29 12 26 25 28 22 458
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237740 Payson, AZ 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214820 Brevard, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221700 Eureka-Arcata-Fortuna, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222060 Faribault-Northfield, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222280 Fernley, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230740 Lincolnton, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235260 New Castle, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237260 Palatka, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240860 Rutland, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241820 Sanford, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247080 Vidalia, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247460 Walla Walla, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 0 1 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 245540 The Villages, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 6 1 1 0 3 1 2 0 4 0 1 1 0 1 20
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 12
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 73 59 41 29 38 30 26 43 32 13 28 26 29 23 490



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