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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 271, Sheet Feeding or Delivering

( 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 140380 Rochester, NY 15 21 16 23 8 12 8 8 12 23 33 29 208
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 6 5 2 4 5 3 4 9 12 7 9 6 72
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3 12 4 4 5 3 10 3 5 8 10 3 70
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 9 8 6 14 7 4 3 3 1 3 1 2 61
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 4 4 6 8 7 3 3 0 4 4 0 5 48
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 4 7 4 5 7 1 0 1 2 3 7 3 44
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 5 6 7 6 2 0 1 4 0 1 2 8 42
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 2 5 4 5 5 7 4 2 3 3 1 0 41
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 5 3 3 6 1 2 2 1 2 2 5 6 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3 6 3 4 2 5 3 2 2 1 3 1 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 6 3 6 4 1 1 2 1 1 1 2 2 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2 5 3 6 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 3 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 2 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 3 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 3 1 0 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 2 1 0 2 1 0 2 2 1 2 1 3 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 2 1 0 2 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2 5 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 1 2 5 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 6 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125500 Harrisonburg, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111020 Altoona, PA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130620 Lima, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 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 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 93 125 87 116 74 60 57 49 66 80 95 90 992
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH 0 1 0 2 0 1 3 4 2 2 1 0 16
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 6 1 5 14
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240080 Richmond-Berea, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 7 11
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230940 London, KY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238460 Plattsburgh, NY 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242380 Sayre, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220820 Effingham, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222840 Fort Payne, AL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227220 Jackson, WY-ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227980 Kahului-Wailuku, HI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240820 Ruston, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242900 Seneca Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243380 Sidney, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 2 5 4 5 6 5 4 10 6 13 63
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900920 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 0 2 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 0 12
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 97 127 90 123 78 67 63 57 70 90 101 103 1066


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