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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 225, Severing by Tearing or Breaking

( 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 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 3 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123580 Gainesville, GA 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 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128100 Kankakee-Bradley, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136220 Odessa, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143100 Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 9 10 14 15 23 15 16 12 6 5 9 6 12 6 158
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232700 McPherson, KS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220420 Durango, CO 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219220 Danville, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225900 Hilo, HI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228580 Key West, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234780 Muskogee, OK 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240300 Rochelle, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242580 Seaford, DE 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 2 2 4 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 2 16
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 9 10 16 17 28 15 17 13 6 6 9 9 13 8 176



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