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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 305, Wheel Substitutes for Land Vehicles

( 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 137900 Peoria, IL 8 9 15 4 5 2 0 2 2 1 2 7 57
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 0 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120220 Dubuque, IA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 4 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
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 130860 Logan, UT-ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134580 Mount Vernon-Anacortes, WA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113900 Bismarck, ND 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114060 Bloomington-Normal, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 139820 Redding, CA 1 0 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 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143100 Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 27 22 26 14 9 8 4 5 11 6 8 16 156
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214660 Brainerd, MN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228260 Kearney, NE 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224180 Granbury, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224260 Grand Island, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226340 Houghton, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233300 Milledgeville, GA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236340 Oil City, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236820 Oskaloosa, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239500 Quincy, IL-MO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244020 Spirit Lake, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247340 Wabash, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 5 0 2 0 0 3 0 0 1 3 2 20
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 2 1 7
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900946 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 2 3 3 0 2 0 5 2 0 3 1 21
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 31 29 29 19 9 10 7 10 13 7 14 19 197


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