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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 341, Coded Data Generation or Conversion

( 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 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 28 46 50 48 58 55 73 59 79 52 63 60 669
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 14 35 29 25 53 46 46 29 34 31 25 22 387
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 30 34 43 41 30 34 23 57 40 19 18 15 384
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 12 18 23 20 22 27 25 23 22 29 29 15 265
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 14 41 40 38 13 12 8 13 25 13 16 22 255
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 12 30 25 26 13 27 20 17 20 14 17 17 238
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 17 14 12 22 17 14 24 22 22 15 16 16 211
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 7 13 15 11 16 9 17 18 14 15 18 11 164
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 14 7 8 13 5 8 12 13 7 7 12 13 119
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 5 8 10 9 13 8 5 6 10 5 6 1 86
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2 4 4 12 9 8 12 11 4 5 7 5 83
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 6 3 1 11 7 5 10 18 6 5 6 5 78
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 2 6 1 2 6 7 8 7 2 2 6 1 50
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4 5 6 1 2 5 7 3 4 5 4 2 48
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 2 0 3 4 5 0 2 0 3 11 11 5 46
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 2 4 8 2 6 4 4 3 1 7 2 2 45
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 2 5 3 6 0 7 9 4 2 2 2 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 3 2 3 3 3 2 3 2 5 7 5 5 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 5 7 4 1 1 4 3 1 2 4 1 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 2 2 2 5 4 2 4 4 2 3 4 3 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 3 3 6 2 1 1 3 3 3 3 4 3 33
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 2 5 2 6 3 4 4 1 2 2 0 2 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 3 7 6 1 2 3 2 2 1 1 1 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 2 4 5 4 4 0 1 5 2 1 1 3 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 5 5 3 3 1 3 3 1 1 1 2 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 4 7 2 3 1 0 2 0 2 1 4 1 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 1 6 1 1 2 5 2 3 0 1 3 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 2 4 2 5 1 3 3 1 2 0 1 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 1 4 2 0 3 3 1 2 4 1 2 1 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 3 6 4 1 2 0 3 0 1 1 3 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 3 2 0 1 2 1 2 4 3 3 1 1 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 1 2 1 0 1 6 2 3 1 1 3 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 2 2 0 1 1 3 4 4 5 0 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 3 3 0 1 2 1 0 1 2 4 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 2 0 5 2 3 1 0 1 2 1 1 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 7 4 2 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 3 2 3 3 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 3 1 1 2 0 3 3 1 1 1 3 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 2 3 0 1 1 1 1 3 0 0 1 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 2 1 2 1 2 3 0 0 0 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 6 5 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 1 2 1 0 2 2 0 1 1 2 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 3 1 3 1 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 6 1 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1 1 1 1 2 3 2 1 1 1 2 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 1 3 2 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 5 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 2 0 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 1 3 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 3 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 2 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127740 Johnson City, TN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 1 2 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132420 MayagŁez, PR 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143580 Sioux City, IA-NE-SD 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144180 Springfield, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114020 Bloomington, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120740 Eau Claire, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129100 La Crosse, WI-MN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129740 Las Cruces, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130340 Lewiston-Auburn, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143300 Sherman-Denison, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 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   -- Subtotal -- 224 372 397 378 351 327 387 375 373 302 322 270 4077
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 7
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243320 Show Low, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234140 Moscow, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239420 Pullman, WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240860 Rutland, VT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247980 Watertown, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216060 Carbondale, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228340 Kendallville, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229780 Las Vegas, NM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238460 Plattsburgh, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 4 0 1 2 2 1 0 6 7 8 4 36
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900941 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OR 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900908 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 1 1 2 0 2 1 1 0 2 0 3 15
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 228 377 398 381 353 330 389 376 379 311 329 277 4128


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