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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 293, Vehicle Fenders

( 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 3 11 13 9 14 16 12 13 11 9 7 9 11 7 145
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 1 3 1 1 1 3 4 2 2 3 1 2 1 0 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 2 2 1 4 1 0 2 2 2 1 3 1 0 2 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 3 0 0 2 1 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 1 0 3 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 3 3 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116940 Cheyenne, WY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119460 Decatur, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122180 Fayetteville, NC 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124220 Grand Forks, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129100 La Crosse, WI-MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141540 Salisbury, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144220 Springfield, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 14 31 26 31 31 33 31 30 25 26 18 18 24 17 355
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220700 East Stroudsburg, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233060 Miami, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239780 Red Bluff, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 11
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900920 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 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 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900940 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 0 5 4 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 15
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 16 33 27 32 38 37 31 31 26 27 19 18 26 20 381



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