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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 516, Colloid Systems and Wetting Agents, Subcombinations Thereof, Processes of Making, Stabilizing, Breaking, or Inhibiting

( 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 7 7 6 7 4 0 1 0 3 0 8 1 3 2 49
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 4 4 3 6 1 0 1 1 2 1 5 7 6 0 41
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 5 3 1 2 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 2 4 3 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 2 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3 2 0 3 0 1 3 1 2 2 0 0 0 0 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 1 3 2 0 0 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 0 1 1 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 0 0 0 0 1 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 2 1 0 1 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127140 Jackson, MS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 121340 El Paso, TX 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116700 Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 134980 Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113020 Bay City, MI 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115380 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 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 122380 Flagstaff, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124220 Grand Forks, ND-MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 125540 Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126580 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127260 Jacksonville, FL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128700 Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131740 Manhattan, KS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133340 Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136780 Oshkosh-Neenah, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137900 Peoria, IL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139540 Racine, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143300 Sherman-Denison, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143900 Spartanburg, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144700 Stockton, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147380 Waco, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 33 40 29 31 20 12 19 19 14 22 39 22 19 16 335
 
Micropolitan Statistical Area 233220 Midland, MI 2 1 0 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231060 Los Alamos, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220340 Duncan, OK 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238380 Plainview, TX 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212860 Batavia, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 220700 East Stroudsburg, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 235420 New Philadelphia-Dover, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 236300 Ogdensburg-Massena, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 240500 Rockland, ME 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244420 Staunton-Waynesboro, VA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 245860 Torrington, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 2 1 7 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 5 2 1 26
 
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900913 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
 
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 38 42 30 38 21 12 20 20 14 22 40 27 21 17 362



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