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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 227, Elongated-Member-Driving 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 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 6 3 2 1 1 3 8 17 10 18 22 48 67 62 268
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 13 9 0 13 20 10 19 12 9 11 9 14 12 6 157
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 2 2 2 3 3 7 3 11 14 30 15 19 40 152
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 2 0 0 3 0 3 2 1 6 10 15 24 24 91
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 3 3 7 4 8 6 0 0 1 5 5 7 3 7 59
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 4 11 21 10 50
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 2 3 3 2 6 4 3 8 5 5 7 48
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 3 4 8 0 3 3 2 2 2 3 3 3 1 7 44
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 4 2 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 4 5 6 7 39
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 0 1 0 1 1 4 7 3 4 5 3 3 3 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 3 1 3 4 1 1 1 3 3 2 3 4 5 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 2 3 2 2 3 2 4 1 0 2 3 2 4 4 34
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 9 6 4 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 1 1 6 0 1 1 2 4 2 1 2 3 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122380 Flagstaff, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6 4 8 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 3 1 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 2 0 2 4 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111340 Anderson, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113460 Bend, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131900 Mansfield, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132900 Merced, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136100 Ocala, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143620 Sioux Falls, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144600 Steubenville-Weirton, OH-WV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123460 Gadsden, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 48 49 39 49 68 48 66 63 57 87 126 172 192 214 1277
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248940 Wilmington, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 2 8 2 2 4 28
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3 5 3 3 3 5 25
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216540 Chambersburg, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217200 Claremont, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223340 Fremont, NE 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211380 Andrews, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213420 Bemidji, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226340 Houghton, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226480 Humboldt, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226740 Hutchinson, KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235100 New Bern, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210700 Albertville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 1 2 0 1 2 3 4 15 7 11 5 5 12 70
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 0 0 0 0 0 2 11 2 6 4 5 4 6 11 51
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900901 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900946 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900954 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 1 0 2 2 14 5 6 4 6 4 6 11 63
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 52 50 42 49 71 52 82 72 78 98 143 181 203 237 1410



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