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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 476, Friction 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 2012 2013 Total
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 2 0 0 2 2 13 14 8 1 4 2 0 0 48
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 7 5 3 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 3 1 0 3 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 4 4 2 6 8 17 14 10 1 8 11 8 4 101
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900947 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 4 4 4 3 6 8 17 14 11 1 8 11 8 4 103



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