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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 432, Heating

( 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 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 5 6 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 7 4 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2 0 3 4 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 1 0 2 1 1 2 3 3 0 0 0 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 2 2 0 1 2 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 2 1 4 1 1 1 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 1 1 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 4 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113740 Billings, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114540 Bowling Green, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117020 Chico, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119140 Dalton, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127180 Jackson, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133860 Montgomery, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 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 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137380 Palm Coast, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139380 Pueblo, CO 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139820 Redding, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130620 Lima, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 33 43 36 44 21 19 12 10 14 6 10 14 7 9 277
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220620 East Liverpool-Salem, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214100 Bloomsburg-Berwick, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228060 Kalispell, MT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232740 Meadville, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213220 Beckley, WV 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217700 Coffeyville, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218660 Cortland, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225900 Hilo, HI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235340 New Iberia, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238020 Phoenix Lake-Cedar Ridge, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242580 Seaford, DE 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242780 Selinsgrove, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244980 Sunbury, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246860 Vernal, UT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248020 Watertown-Fort Atkinson, WI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 3 4 4 0 0 3 2 1 1 3 0 0 0 25
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900924 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 39 47 41 49 21 19 15 12 15 7 13 14 7 9 308



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