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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 355, Photocopying

( 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 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4 2 3 11 18 16 9 8 17 8 3 15 9 16 139
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 4 2 8 10 18 19 16 11 8 11 13 4 9 134
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 5 5 6 9 14 12 9 9 7 5 9 5 6 9 109
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 19 9 16 10 9 8 3 1 1 0 0 0 3 2 81
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 2 1 4 5 4 3 5 3 3 2 2 2 2 1 39
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 3 3 3 4 3 4 4 1 1 3 2 1 1 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 1 1 2 3 3 3 6 2 1 0 2 3 0 1 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 2 2 1 1 4 3 6 1 2 1 0 3 0 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 2 2 2 2 2 3 2 2 0 2 2 0 1 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 3 3 5 3 1 2 1 2 1 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2 1 2 1 1 3 4 2 0 1 1 1 0 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 0 3 2 2 0 0 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2 0 1 3 1 3 2 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 2 1 2 1 2 3 2 1 0 0 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 4 3 1 0 1 0 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 1 0 2 3 2 3 0 0 2 0 0 2 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 3 2 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 3 2 2 5 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 3 1 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 1 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119180 Danville, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 56 53 55 72 76 94 88 74 57 35 45 54 38 53 850
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226780 Hutchinson, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 2 2 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 14
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 4
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 57 56 58 74 78 95 89 74 60 35 45 54 39 54 868



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