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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 236, Automatic Temperature and Humidity Regulation

( 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 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3 2 1 2 2 5 3 6 1 3 12 9 5 2 56
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 3 7 4 3 1 1 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 34
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 3 2 2 2 1 0 2 5 4 8 1 1 1 33
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 5 1 2 1 0 1 0 2 0 2 3 5 1 3 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 2 1 0 2 0 2 3 3 0 2 2 3 2 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 3 2 1 1 2 3 0 1 1 1 0 1 8 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 2 2 2 3 0 0 3 0 1 3 0 0 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 1 0 3 0 1 4 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 2 0 0 2 1 0 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 3 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 1 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 3 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 1 0 1 4 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 3 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 2 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146340 Tyler, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129100 La Crosse, WI-MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130140 Lebanon, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133140 Michigan City-La Porte, IN 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113460 Bend, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116940 Cheyenne, WY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117300 Clarksville, TN-KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117980 Columbus, GA-AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 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 125060 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 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 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 1 0 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 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 36 42 36 36 36 31 34 39 26 32 57 47 32 43 527
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 4 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247340 Wabash, IN 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239780 Red Bluff, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240080 Richmond-Berea, KY 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245380 Taylorville, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246380 Ukiah, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210700 Albertville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222300 Findlay, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223300 Freeport, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225900 Hilo, HI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227380 Jacksonville, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236860 Ottawa-Streator, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242860 Seneca, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244260 Starkville, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249540 Yazoo City, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 6 5 0 1 0 1 4 2 1 1 4 5 3 37
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 9
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 40 48 44 36 38 32 36 44 29 33 58 52 37 46 573



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