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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 407, Cutters, for Shaping

( 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 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 5 2 3 9 10 3 9 3 8 6 2 11 7 10 88
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 3 2 3 2 2 3 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 1 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 3 1 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 2 2 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 2 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 2 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 2 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 1 0 0 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134100 Morristown, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121820 Fairbanks, AK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 25 14 14 30 28 17 25 16 19 18 8 24 13 19 270
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226340 Houghton, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231940 Marinette, WI-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226500 Huntingdon, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232740 Meadville, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219580 Defiance, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220900 El Campo, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227540 Jasper, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238420 Platteville, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 0 2 1 1 3 2 1 2 3 1 2 3 24
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 26 16 14 32 29 18 29 19 20 21 11 26 15 22 298



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