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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 420, Alloys or Metallic Compositions

( 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 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 4 3 3 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 2 2 4 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 1 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122540 Fond du Lac, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111500 Anniston-Oxford, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112540 Bakersfield-Delano, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118880 Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121780 Evansville, IN-KY 1 0 0 0 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 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 17 20 21 19 18 9 5 2 13 7 20 10 161
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231940 Marinette, WI-MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 8
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 3
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 17 20 25 19 18 11 5 3 13 7 24 10 172


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