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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 358, Facsimile and Static Presentation Processing

( 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 140380 Rochester, NY 48 60 50 61 70 82 101 67 74 87 142 124 966
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 23 7 14 34 35 37 87 64 59 34 21 24 439
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 27 26 33 15 30 20 25 27 34 31 29 42 338
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 8 4 6 13 14 18 36 37 46 34 29 43 288
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 16 26 14 22 12 11 24 25 20 31 34 27 262
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 16 12 15 10 9 10 18 20 15 38 22 31 216
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 12 7 6 9 5 5 4 9 17 21 26 21 142
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 14 12 11 8 6 7 14 7 5 6 5 14 109
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 14 7 6 10 8 6 13 12 14 5 6 6 107
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 4 8 6 6 4 9 11 13 16 20 11 106
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 3 4 10 8 5 8 12 15 9 12 7 12 104
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 3 7 6 6 9 13 13 11 12 2 6 2 88
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 6 6 9 5 8 6 9 9 4 6 10 10 88
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 5 3 4 4 9 7 12 8 7 6 6 4 73
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2 3 6 10 3 3 6 4 6 4 5 6 58
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5 3 0 6 7 5 7 4 7 3 2 1 50
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2 2 4 5 3 8 4 2 5 1 4 4 44
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 7 4 6 1 2 0 3 4 5 3 3 3 41
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2 1 8 5 2 2 2 1 6 1 3 4 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 1 2 2 3 1 3 3 3 3 1 6 29
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 1 4 6 1 4 3 2 0 3 1 2 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 1 0 1 4 9 2 1 1 2 7 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 1 3 4 3 28
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 3 3 6 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 1 0 1 2 2 5 1 2 3 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 2 3 0 4 0 0 1 2 3 1 1 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 2 1 4 2 1 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 1 1 5 1 0 1 4 1 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 3 1 2 1 1 2 2 1 2 4 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 4 3 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 2 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 1 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 3 4 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 0 2 3 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 2 2 3 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 2 1 0 3 2 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 3 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 0 2 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3 0 2 2 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 2 0 2 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 2 2 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 4 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 2 0 3 0 1 1 2 1 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 3 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 4 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 3 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 2 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 3 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144220 Springfield, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 1 0 0 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 116940 Cheyenne, WY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121660 Eugene-Springfield, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131020 Longview, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116180 Carson City, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 244 222 254 277 276 293 446 392 401 399 439 462 4104
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242580 Seaford, DE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212300 Augusta-Waterville, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218660 Cortland, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220660 Easton, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223180 Frankfort, KY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226220 Hood River, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229300 LaGrange, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233420 Mineral Wells, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240180 Riverton, WY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223820 Gardnerville Ranchos, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 2 2 0 0 5 2 3 2 5 4 28
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900912 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 8
Undetermined Statistical Area 000125 Undetermined Statistical Areas, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Undetermined Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 246 223 257 280 276 293 451 396 405 402 445 467 4141


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