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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 409, Gear Cutting, Milling, or Planing

( 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 5 4 2 1 2 3 2 2 3 1 2 2 1 3 33
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 0 1 0 3 3 3 4 4 4 2 2 0 2 31
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 3 2 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 5 2 0 1 0 2 3 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 2 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 2 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 2 2 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 2 1 2 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 0 1 0 0 1 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 1 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122380 Flagstaff, AZ 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136540 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140580 Rocky Mount, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143620 Sioux Falls, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112700 Barnstable Town, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116860 Chattanooga, TN-GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 1 0 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 122420 Flint, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125860 Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126980 Iowa City, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 54 25 40 20 23 32 32 28 27 15 16 20 15 21 368
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223900 Gettysburg, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235100 New Bern, NC 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226540 Huntington, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232740 Meadville, PA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214380 Boone, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211660 Arkadelphia, AR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213620 Berlin, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214700 Branson, MO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 219760 DeRidder, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220380 Dunn, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226480 Humboldt, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226860 Indiana, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227540 Jasper, IN 0 0 0 0 1 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 231820 Manitowoc, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234020 Morgan City, LA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237820 Pendleton-Hermiston, OR 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240080 Richmond-Berea, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242860 Seneca, SC 0 0 1 0 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 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 3 4 6 1 0 3 5 3 4 2 0 2 1 36
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900908 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900953 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 1 1 0 3 3 1 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 17
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 60 29 45 26 27 35 36 35 30 21 18 20 17 22 421



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