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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 470, Threaded, Headed Fastener, or Washer Making: Process and Apparatus

( 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 1 4 0 0 0 1 2 0 2 0 3 0 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 1 2 0 1 1 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117660 Coeur d'Alene, ID 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 7 7 5 4 7 5 10 2 7 3 5 3 1 3 69
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238260 Pittsburg, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223300 Freeport, IL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226780 Hutchinson, MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228300 Keene, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230740 Lincolnton, NC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231980 Marion, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 8
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 7 8 7 4 8 5 11 3 7 3 5 5 1 3 77



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