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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 506, Combinatorial Chemistry Technology: Method, Library, Apparatus

( 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 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 29 24 34 43 23 17 2 0 1 1 3 6 3 3 188
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 14 13 22 26 14 10 1 2 1 3 2 6 4 8 126
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 20 19 20 19 11 9 3 1 4 2 2 4 1 3 118
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 7 12 22 22 4 4 0 1 3 1 1 9 2 5 93
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 6 3 9 8 3 3 0 1 4 2 4 1 0 3 47
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 7 6 2 5 1 4 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 4 2 8 0 1 0 0 1 3 1 1 1 0 24
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 4 3 4 4 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 3 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 1 1 2 3 3 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 3 2 0 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 1 4 3 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 2 4 4 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 4 4 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 2 1 1 0 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 3 4 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2 2 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 1 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 2 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 3 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 2 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 1 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138340 Pittsfield, MA 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119780 Des Moines-West Des Moines, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131140 Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145460 Terre Haute, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 0 0 0 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 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125420 Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126180 Honolulu, HI 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130860 Logan, UT-ID 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 132900 Merced, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146540 Utica-Rome, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 116 114 142 174 83 63 7 6 22 23 33 43 25 43 894
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212660 Baraboo, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214580 Bozeman, MT 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 227220 Jackson, WY-ID 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 230100 Lebanon, NH-VT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224820 Greenville, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 8
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 116 114 143 177 84 63 7 6 22 23 33 44 26 44 902



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