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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 474, Endless Belt Power Transmission Systems or Components

( 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 0 6 10 9 6 5 7 10 4 3 7 8 11 13 99
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 10 8 5 8 2 2 5 3 1 2 4 4 4 2 60
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144180 Springfield, MO 0 3 0 1 4 1 1 3 4 2 4 4 1 2 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130700 Lincoln, NE 0 0 6 4 3 4 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 2 2 2 2 2 1 2 1 2 0 1 3 0 3 23
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 9 3 3 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 3 2 3 1 1 1 0 0 0 1 3 0 1 2 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 2 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 2 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 1 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 5 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 2 2 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115500 Burlington, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121060 Elizabethtown, KY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149420 Yakima, WA 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124300 Grand Junction, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113460 Bend, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117860 Columbia, MO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125060 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129020 Kokomo, IN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132780 Medford, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133540 Missoula, MT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133860 Montgomery, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134100 Morristown, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 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 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141060 St. Cloud, MN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 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 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 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 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130620 Lima, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 57 41 47 49 31 32 35 29 16 17 39 40 41 45 519
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213420 Bemidji, MN 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239980 Richmond, IN 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247700 Warsaw, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213100 Beatrice, NE 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217200 Claremont, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218660 Cortland, NY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220660 Easton, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223300 Freeport, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 223980 Glasgow, KY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226740 Hutchinson, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234540 Mount Vernon, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243740 Somerset, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243860 Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244980 Sunbury, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246020 Truckee-Grass Valley, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247340 Wabash, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247540 Wapakoneta, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 4 2 3 5 4 5 0 2 2 2 5 3 2 40
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 2 2 2 1 3 2 0 1 6 2 1 0 0 22
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 2 1 0 0 0 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900930 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 3 3 2 2 7 6 1 3 6 4 4 0 1 45
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 61 48 52 54 38 43 46 30 21 25 45 49 44 48 604



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