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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 460, Crop Threshing or Separating

( 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 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 3 10 12 12 16 13 7 8 7 8 10 12 118
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 1 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 11 8 8 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 4 3 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 0 0 0 3 1 1 5 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148140 Wausau, WI 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127860 Jonesboro, AR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128100 Kankakee-Bradley, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149420 Yakima, WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 11 19 15 16 24 16 15 16 18 24 23 22 219
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234700 Muscatine, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213940 Blackfoot, ID 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217540 Clinton, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220060 Douglas, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224260 Grand Island, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234140 Moscow, ID 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235500 Newton, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236860 Ottawa-Streator, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244740 Storm Lake, IA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 1 0 0 4 1 4 2 1 0 1 16
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900931 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NE 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900918 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900919 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900920 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 2 4 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 1 16
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 16 21 20 17 26 21 16 20 20 26 24 24 251


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