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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 226, Advancing Material of Indeterminate Length

( 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 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2 5 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149420 Yakima, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130140 Lebanon, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 21 16 17 13 6 6 8 8 5 2 1 2 105
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245740 Toccoa, GA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228820 Kinston, NC 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210760 Alexander City, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220420 Durango, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227420 Jamestown, ND 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227940 Juneau, AK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233820 Monroe, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235500 Newton, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238020 Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244780 Sturgis, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249780 Zanesville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 4 2 0 1 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 16
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 25 20 20 13 8 9 9 8 6 2 2 2 124


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