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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 501, Compositions: Ceramic

( 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 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 3 8 5 4 5 7 5 5 6 3 11 0 62
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121300 Elmira, NY 4 6 6 5 3 4 3 1 2 4 6 6 50
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 0 1 5 2 4 6 2 0 10 3 3 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 1 3 1 1 1 4 3 1 5 3 1 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2 1 2 2 2 2 3 3 2 1 0 1 21
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 2 1 1 1 1 4 2 1 1 1 4 1 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 4 4 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 2 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2 2 4 1 2 1 2 0 1 0 3 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2 4 1 2 2 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 3 1 1 0 2 2 4 1 1 1 0 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 5 0 2 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 2 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 5 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 1 1 1 1 3 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 3 2 0 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 2 3 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 3 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 2 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 2 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 2 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 1 2 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149620 York-Hanover, PA 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131420 Macon, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 1 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119340 Davenport-Moline-Rock Island, IA-IL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122900 Fort Smith, AR-OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 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 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127740 Johnson City, TN 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129180 Lafayette, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131340 Lynchburg, VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134740 Muskegon-Norton Shores, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141420 Salem, OR 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 54 67 49 50 45 41 48 28 22 42 62 41 549
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 7 16 12 10 9 3 4 8 8 10 10 14 111
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249300 Wooster, OH 0 0 0 1 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235260 New Castle, PA 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237540 Paris, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240620 Rolla, MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225940 Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 249780 Zanesville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227460 Jamestown-Dunkirk-Fredonia, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230500 Lexington Park, MD 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231060 Los Alamos, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233300 Milledgeville, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247460 Walla Walla, WA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 12 17 14 12 14 6 8 9 10 12 13 16 143
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 5
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900951 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 7
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 66 85 63 63 59 47 56 37 32 56 77 58 699


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