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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 367, Communications, Electrical: Acoustic Wave Systems and Devices

( 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 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 38 18 19 21 19 20 24 27 24 37 54 48 349
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 16 10 15 10 12 7 13 18 10 5 5 5 126
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4 7 3 3 4 7 2 8 8 8 11 8 73
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 7 8 2 2 6 3 5 4 4 5 2 7 55
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 2 2 3 4 0 6 4 5 7 5 4 46
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3 4 4 3 7 2 2 5 4 5 4 2 45
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5 2 2 4 3 1 0 7 3 2 4 6 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 6 1 4 7 5 1 3 3 2 1 2 3 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 8 7 3 2 2 1 1 2 1 7 0 3 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 2 2 2 3 1 6 2 1 3 6 0 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 8 0 1 1 0 3 2 0 3 2 4 3 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4 2 0 2 1 4 2 1 1 4 5 1 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 5 0 0 0 0 5 1 1 2 3 7 1 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2 2 1 3 1 3 3 2 2 2 0 3 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 1 1 2 1 3 3 1 1 3 1 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 3 1 2 0 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137460 Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach, FL 2 3 5 0 1 1 1 2 3 0 0 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 1 2 3 5 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 2 2 4 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 2 3 0 2 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 1 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 1 2 0 1 2 0 1 1 2 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 1 0 0 2 2 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 2 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114020 Bloomington, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110780 Alexandria, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125060 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130860 Logan, UT-ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131860 Mankato-North Mankato, MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137700 Pascagoula, MS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137860 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121820 Fairbanks, AK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 141 97 85 88 90 83 96 115 108 125 142 122 1290
Micropolitan Statistical Area 221640 Eufaula, AL-GA 0 0 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 4 1 9
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210020 Abbeville, LA 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233420 Mineral Wells, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237060 Oxford, MS 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231920 Marble Falls, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235340 New Iberia, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211620 Ardmore, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212740 Barre, VT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220700 East Stroudsburg, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228580 Key West, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232620 McComb, MS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243420 Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243540 Silverthorne, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245900 Traverse City, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246980 Vicksburg, MS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249260 Woodward, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 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
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 10 4 3 1 10 3 1 1 7 2 7 6 55
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900912 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, FL 1 1 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900940 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900945 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900902 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 1 4 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 2 0 13
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 152 101 91 89 101 90 97 116 115 127 151 128 1358


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