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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 266, Metallurgical 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 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 10 2 1 4 3 1 1 1 2 7 8 2 5 12 59
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 3 5 5 8 2 1 2 1 3 3 2 3 1 2 41
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 3 4 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 3 4 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 2 4 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117300 Clarksville, TN-KY 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 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 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139460 Punta Gorda, FL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122500 Florence, SC 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141780 Sandusky, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113460 Bend, OR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120260 Duluth, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128100 Kankakee-Bradley, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 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 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137620 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 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 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142680 Sebastian-Vero Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145460 Terre Haute, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 41 29 26 27 20 19 14 17 16 31 21 29 35 34 359
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228060 Kalispell, MT 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220180 DuBois, PA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235260 New Castle, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237260 Palatka, FL 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 211220 Amsterdam, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211660 Arkadelphia, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219580 Defiance, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220540 Dyersburg, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221260 Ellensburg, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226740 Hutchinson, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235940 Norwalk, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236860 Ottawa-Streator, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237820 Pendleton-Hermiston, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247980 Watertown, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 3 2 4 1 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 5 26
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900939 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 4 2 2 13
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 43 30 29 29 24 21 17 19 17 34 22 34 38 41 398



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