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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 494, Imperforate Bowl: Centrifugal Separators

( 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 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 3 0 3 8 1 0 3 2 2 2 5 11 40
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 5 2 1 6 3 1 5 1 3 3 2 2 34
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 4 2 3 1 4 1 0 1 0 1 1 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 3 0 0 1 2 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3 3 3 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 2 3 2 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 0 1 0 4 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 1 2 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136260 Ogden-Clearfield, UT 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118020 Columbus, IN 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 135840 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116220 Casper, WY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 26 19 22 27 20 10 21 8 11 13 13 21 210
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218260 Cookeville, TN 2 0 2 8 2 2 0 2 2 2 0 1 23
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228260 Kearney, NE 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210620 Albemarle, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238820 Port Angeles, WA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239420 Pullman, WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247700 Warsaw, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236020 Oak Harbor, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 2 0 3 11 3 3 0 2 2 3 1 2 32
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900956 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, WY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 28 19 25 38 23 15 21 10 14 15 14 23 245


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