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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 331, Oscillators

( 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 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 21 24 17 22 19 14 39 36 32 39 45 35 29 16 385
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 12 14 9 17 19 17 26 17 14 16 17 17 14 10 219
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 9 9 7 16 14 14 11 7 3 9 12 19 13 9 152
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 12 12 8 6 11 5 8 24 16 9 12 6 5 5 139
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 6 6 6 5 20 11 6 9 10 9 8 15 12 16 139
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6 6 9 10 8 9 7 4 13 8 11 6 4 4 105
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 13 4 6 3 3 9 11 6 15 6 3 4 1 87
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 3 1 7 5 5 10 7 4 6 8 5 5 2 2 70
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 3 5 2 3 7 4 1 9 7 3 6 2 4 1 57
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 9 6 2 1 5 3 2 3 1 2 4 1 8 7 54
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2 6 2 8 7 5 4 2 4 4 2 6 2 1 53
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 5 3 2 2 2 5 3 6 4 5 3 4 1 46
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 2 1 9 5 2 2 2 5 4 6 2 1 0 44
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 1 1 1 5 1 3 1 2 5 3 2 3 1 2 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 3 3 1 5 2 2 4 3 1 3 3 0 0 0 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 7 6 5 3 0 3 0 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 1 1 1 4 3 0 0 3 1 2 4 1 4 2 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 4 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 3 2 3 1 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 2 4 2 0 2 0 2 0 1 2 2 1 1 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 2 4 2 1 2 1 3 0 1 0 2 1 0 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 2 2 2 0 3 0 4 1 1 1 0 2 1 0 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 4 2 2 5 1 2 0 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 1 0 0 3 3 1 1 1 2 0 1 2 1 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 1 1 0 1 0 4 4 3 0 0 1 0 0 2 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 3 4 2 2 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 3 2 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 0 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 3 1 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 2 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 1 1 1 2 3 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1 1 1 1 4 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 3 0 1 3 0 3 1 0 0 0 2 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 3 2 1 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1 1 3 2 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 1 1 1 3 2 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4 1 2 0 1 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 2 0 0 0 3 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 2 1 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 1 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 2 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 1 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 1 2 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113460 Bend, OR 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120740 Eau Claire, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114020 Bloomington, IN 0 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 1 0 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138540 Pocatello, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 122 148 109 170 173 142 179 183 170 180 186 148 139 103 2152
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234140 Moscow, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 2 0 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243320 Show Low, AZ 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216540 Chambersburg, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 222300 Findlay, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234180 Moses Lake, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236020 Oak Harbor, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 3 2 0 1 2 0 1 14
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900941 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900923 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ME 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 2 12
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 124 149 109 172 174 143 180 187 171 184 187 152 139 106 2177



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