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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 399, Electrophotography

( 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 140380 Rochester, NY 107 137 116 116 89 70 92 120 81 72 109 137 149 124 1519
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 8 22 16 11 16 9 26 36 28 24 22 34 30 18 300
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 19 14 28 44 43 26 16 5 9 2 6 2 1 6 221
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 4 3 5 2 4 2 1 0 0 8 21 7 1 12 70
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 9 0 0 3 5 6 9 7 2 0 2 1 1 0 45
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 5 2 1 2 3 4 3 2 5 8 5 2 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 6 4 1 1 1 3 1 1 2 3 5 1 5 2 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 6 5 2 2 0 2 1 2 0 2 3 2 0 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 4 4 4 5 3 3 2 0 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 6 3 0 2 1 2 3 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 3 4 1 0 1 2 3 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 1 1 4 0 2 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 2 5 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 2 1 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 1 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133660 Mobile, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122180 Fayetteville, NC 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144180 Springfield, MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122380 Flagstaff, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128660 Killeen-Temple-Fort Hood, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144100 Springfield, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 176 200 192 197 177 135 180 198 149 127 192 206 210 178 2517
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241820 Sanford, NC 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 2 4 2 5 2 4 29
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240080 Richmond-Berea, KY 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 2 2 1 1 0 11
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 2 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248980 Wilson, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216540 Chambersburg, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223180 Frankfort, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 2 1 0 5 4 4 6 5 10 6 7 4 4 58
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 2 0 0 0 10
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900916 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 3 0 2 1 0 0 15
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 178 204 194 198 183 139 184 206 157 137 200 214 214 182 2590



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