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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 508, Solid Anti-Friction Devices, Materials Therefor, Lubricant or Separant Compositions for Moving Solid Surfaces, and Miscellaneous Mineral Oil Compositions

( 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 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 22 14 13 11 7 6 3 5 2 8 13 11 15 11 140
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 17 15 12 10 8 4 2 4 11 5 15 4 13 14 134
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4 4 4 5 6 4 3 2 4 5 15 22 9 12 99
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 5 5 3 7 4 3 2 2 5 4 12 16 8 7 83
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4 6 7 9 9 3 3 3 3 5 8 8 5 8 81
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 7 4 6 3 2 2 5 3 1 2 5 3 3 8 54
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 2 7 4 3 7 2 2 0 3 2 3 1 3 3 42
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 2 6 4 5 3 2 25
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 1 4 2 1 2 0 3 1 2 1 0 0 2 3 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 2 2 0 5 1 3 0 1 0 2 2 2 0 0 20
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2 3 1 1 3 1 0 2 0 0 2 0 2 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 5 0 5 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 4 1 1 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 3 2 1 3 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 4 3 1 1 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 2 1 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 13
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 2 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 1 1 3 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 4 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 3 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 1 3 1 0 0 1 2 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 1 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 2 1 3 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115940 Canton-Massillon, OH 0 0 1 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115980 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134900 Napa, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147940 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128140 Kansas City, MO-KS 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119500 Decatur, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122220 Fayetteville-Springdale-Rogers, AR-MO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138940 Port St. Lucie, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142340 Savannah, GA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122420 Flint, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123060 Fort Wayne, IN 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127620 Jefferson City, MO 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123420 Fresno, CA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124020 Glens Falls, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124660 Greensboro-High Point, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124860 Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128020 Kalamazoo-Portage, MI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129140 Lafayette, IN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129460 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129540 Lancaster, PA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129740 Las Cruces, NM 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134940 Naples-Marco Island, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135660 Niles-Benton Harbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139900 Reno-Sparks, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140220 Roanoke, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141500 Salinas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142020 San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143780 South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147260 Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 92 98 76 79 70 34 32 40 51 59 108 108 83 95 1025
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 6
Micropolitan Statistical Area 225900 Hilo, HI 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233620 Moberly, MO 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210300 Adrian, MI 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 217340 Clearlake, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231060 Los Alamos, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 246100 Tullahoma, TN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248580 Whitewater, WI 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211780 Ashtabula, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216900 Chester, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218500 Corning, NY 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220460 Durant, OK 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 1 0 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 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 234380 Mount Pleasant, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236660 Opelousas-Eunice, LA 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242380 Sayre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 242860 Seneca, SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 247980 Watertown, SD 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 6 3 3 3 4 1 2 1 2 4 1 5 3 1 39
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900929 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MO 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900920 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 4
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 98 103 79 82 74 35 34 41 53 64 109 114 86 96 1068



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