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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 373, Industrial Electric Heating Furnaces

( 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 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5 1 3 5 4 1 1 2 1 0 2 1 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 4 4 0 1 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 2 1 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 3 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127780 Johnstown, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 23 14 14 8 14 6 13 9 9 2 5 3 120
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211220 Amsterdam, NY 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217540 Clinton, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217940 Columbia, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235260 New Castle, PA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238020 Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 9
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 27 15 14 9 15 6 14 9 9 2 7 3 130


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