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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 445, Electric Lamp or Space Discharge Component or Device Manufacturing

( 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 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 21 15 22 9 10 5 6 0 2 0 0 1 91
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 12 6 1 4 4 1 3 1 1 0 1 1 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 3 0 1 1 2 3 4 1 1 3 3 3 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 4 3 2 3 1 2 1 0 2 1 2 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 4 1 2 3 3 3 2 1 1 2 1 1 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 1 1 3 3 3 2 4 0 2 1 1 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 1 1 2 1 2 3 1 2 2 1 2 2 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 3 1 3 1 1 3 0 0 2 3 0 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 0 2 2 2 2 1 0 0 2 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 1 0 4 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 1 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 2 4 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 2 0 3 3 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 2 1 1 5 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1 2 0 1 1 1 3 0 0 0 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 1 0 3 0 1 1 0 1 2 2 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 4 0 0 0 3 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 2 2 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 2 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 1 0 2 0 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126300 Hot Springs, AR 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 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131740 Manhattan, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134820 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143100 Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 67 46 48 58 48 41 45 21 17 25 27 24 467
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 3 2 1 0 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218260 Cookeville, TN 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241460 Salina, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242580 Seaford, DE 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215100 Brookings, SD 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236860 Ottawa-Streator, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 2 3 2 2 1 2 1 5 2 1 1 23
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900942 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 68 48 52 60 50 42 48 22 22 27 28 25 492


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