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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 322, Electricity: Single Generator Systems

( 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 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 3 1 0 0 0 4 3 5 4 6 2 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 3 0 0 1 1 2 2 3 4 3 1 3 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 3 3 5 3 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 1 1 1 1 4 0 2 4 2 1 1 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 1 5 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 1 1 0 5 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 3 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111300 Anderson, IN 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143100 Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114060 Bloomington-Normal, IL 0 1 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 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134620 Muncie, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137620 Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 23 24 14 17 16 18 30 24 31 30 21 31 279
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211900 Athens, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212460 Bainbridge, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220380 Dunn, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243060 Shawnee, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236020 Oak Harbor, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 6
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 24 24 14 18 16 18 31 24 32 30 22 31 284


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