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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 477, Interrelated Power Delivery Controls, Including Engine Control

( 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 19 14 16 17 14 15 19 25 16 31 30 34 250
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 5 4 2 4 2 4 4 4 7 4 9 7 56
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 1 4 5 6 1 0 2 8 3 3 5 5 43
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 2 1 4 3 0 3 1 2 4 4 6 5 35
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 7 3 7 0 1 3 2 1 0 1 1 0 26
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118020 Columbus, IN 4 1 3 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2 0 0 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 4 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 1 0 0 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145060 Syracuse, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112980 Battle Creek, MI 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129620 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120220 Dubuque, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139460 Punta Gorda, FL 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140980 Saginaw-Saginaw Township North, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113820 Birmingham-Hoover, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124340 Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126100 Holland-Grand Haven, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127100 Jackson, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127500 Janesville, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133260 Midland, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133780 Monroe, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141540 Salisbury, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143100 Sheboygan, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143620 Sioux Falls, SD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 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 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 50 40 41 43 29 37 41 50 39 52 68 66 556
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 5
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210880 Allegan, MI 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217700 Coffeyville, KS 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237020 Owosso, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211420 Angola, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229900 Laurinburg, NC 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212140 Auburn, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 215460 Burlington, IA-IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243140 Shelby, NC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 243860 Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 3 2 2 0 0 1 0 0 1 4 4 5 22
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900938 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ND 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900917 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 53 42 43 44 29 38 41 50 41 57 73 71 582


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