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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 475, Planetary Gear 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 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 29 21 24 69 98 37 79 83 62 56 70 96 724
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 4 2 4 4 8 3 13 4 1 11 63 66 183
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 6 2 4 6 1 2 10 21 12 7 7 9 87
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 6 6 10 9 5 4 0 2 2 0 1 0 45
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 20 9 4 7 1 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 1 0 1 0 4 4 7 5 3 0 1 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 5 0 0 2 1 3 4 2 2 4 0 3 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 6 2 0 3 0 2 1 3 4 0 1 3 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 1 0 1 1 3 1 9 4 2 1 1 0 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 1 4 3 4 4 3 0 1 0 1 1 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 7 6 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 3 2 3 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 4 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 0 1 2 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 3 2 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 4 0 2 1 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 0 0 2 1 3 0 0 1 0 2 0 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 2 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 1 1 2 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111700 Asheville, NC 1 2 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121500 Erie, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147580 Warner Robins, GA 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120220 Dubuque, IA 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119660 Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127900 Joplin, MO 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134100 Morristown, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135980 Norwich-New London, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144180 Springfield, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147380 Waco, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110780 Alexandria, LA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122020 Fargo, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123580 Gainesville, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124580 Green Bay, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125180 Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131420 Macon, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139740 Reading, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144220 Springfield, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148700 Williamsport, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149660 Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 87 54 78 126 145 89 143 169 130 116 181 213 1531
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212180 Auburn, NY 3 0 0 6 3 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 19
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 5 9
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 0 2 3 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 8
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212140 Auburn, IN 2 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216660 Charleston-Mattoon, IL 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228340 Kendallville, IN 1 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Micropolitan Statistical Area 226540 Huntington, IN 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244780 Sturgis, MI 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211740 Ashland, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224180 Granbury, TX 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234540 Mount Vernon, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211420 Angola, IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213180 Beaver Dam, WI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 213420 Bemidji, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216380 Celina, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217200 Claremont, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220420 Durango, CO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225300 Hannibal, MO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231300 Lumberton, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237820 Pendleton-Hermiston, OR 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238100 Picayune, MS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 241220 St. Marys, GA 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 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229580 Lancaster, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 13 5 6 13 12 5 6 5 1 3 6 7 82
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 2 1 1 1 3 1 3 1 1 2 0 2 18
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900948 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 2 6
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900926 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900950 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VT 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900955 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900928 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900937 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900954 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 5 1 1 1 5 2 5 5 3 3 2 4 37
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 105 60 85 140 162 96 154 179 134 122 189 223 1649


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