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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 279, Chucks or Sockets

( 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 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 3 6 7 6 3 0 2 0 2 2 3 2 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 1 4 3 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 0 2 0 3 1 2 5 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 3 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 2 0 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 2 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111340 Anderson, SC 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123580 Gainesville, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 23 37 14 29 15 17 8 11 15 13 13 15 210
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242860 Seneca, SC 2 2 3 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 14
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234540 Mount Vernon, OH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 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 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244620 Stevens Point, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247700 Warsaw, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 2 5 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 21
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 27 39 20 32 18 19 9 11 16 14 15 17 237


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