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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 338, Electrical Resistors

( 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 6 1 1 1 2 2 3 2 0 1 2 1 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3 1 0 3 1 2 5 1 0 0 2 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 2 3 1 8 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 2 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 3 1 1 2 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 3 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121140 Elkhart-Goshen, IN 3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 2 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 0 0 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131900 Mansfield, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134820 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 1 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 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116180 Carson City, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 39 32 30 28 19 15 35 26 14 8 26 15 287
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219540 Decatur, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218100 Columbus, NE 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235740 Norfolk, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236460 Olean, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241260 St. Marys, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244580 Sterling, IL 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 1 1 1 1 5 3 0 0 1 1 15
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900931 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 39 34 31 30 20 16 42 29 14 8 27 16 306


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