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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 400, Typewriting Machines

( 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 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 7 11 17 13 11 11 3 4 1 1 2 2 83
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 9 8 7 2 12 10 9 6 2 2 0 8 75
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 8 4 7 10 8 4 4 3 3 4 4 2 61
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2 5 10 3 6 5 4 2 3 0 2 2 44
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 2 4 12 13 7 4 0 1 0 0 0 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 7 1 2 3 3 8 4 8 2 2 2 1 42
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 5 10 11 6 2 3 1 0 0 0 1 1 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 4 1 8 2 2 3 3 5 4 3 3 1 39
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 5 8 1 1 0 2 2 1 3 4 6 3 36
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 6 2 0 4 5 6 2 1 0 1 0 0 27
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 2 3 0 3 3 2 2 3 2 0 3 0 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 1 4 1 2 2 2 1 4 0 1 1 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 1 1 5 3 0 2 3 2 2 0 2 2 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 2 1 1 2 5 3 1 3 0 1 3 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2 4 0 2 2 2 2 2 0 1 0 3 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 7 3 0 0 2 2 0 1 0 3 0 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1 1 4 3 0 4 1 1 0 0 1 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 1 1 2 2 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 2 5 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 2 0 0 2 0 2 4 1 1 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 1 5 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 1 2 0 3 0 1 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 3 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110380 Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastián, PR 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113740 Billings, MT 0 0 1 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 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122500 Florence, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126980 Iowa City, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130860 Logan, UT-ID 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132820 Memphis, TN-MS-AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144100 Springfield, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149180 Winston-Salem, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 96 85 110 92 103 98 74 55 38 31 35 37 853
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 0 2 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240180 Riverton, WY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240080 Richmond-Berea, KY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248740 Willimantic, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242380 Sayre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248940 Wilmington, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 1 0 6 4 5 2 4 1 0 2 0 29
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900920 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900921 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 100 87 110 98 109 103 77 59 39 31 37 37 887


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