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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 518, Chemistry: Fischer-Tropsch Processes; or Purification or Recovery of Products Thereof

( 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 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 2 2 4 2 1 4 3 1 2 2 2 5 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112940 Baton Rouge, LA 6 3 1 5 5 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 22
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 0 0 0 10 2 0 0 1 1 0 1 2 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142220 Santa Rosa-Petaluma, CA 0 1 2 3 5 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 16
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 1 2 1 2 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 0 1 1 0 2 0 3 1 1 1 2 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 1 4 0 1 1 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 4 1 1 3 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 2 0 2 1 1 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 1 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 3 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 0 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130460 Lexington-Fayette, KY 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 130780 Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111260 Anchorage, AK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113140 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116620 Charleston, WV 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131740 Manhattan, KS 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 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 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 26 26 20 38 25 11 19 10 15 6 14 25 235
Micropolitan Statistical Area 238620 Ponca City, OK 0 0 1 2 6 9 13 7 2 0 0 0 40
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244660 Stillwater, OK 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212780 Bartlesville, OK 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229660 Laramie, WY 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 232100 Marquette, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239060 Pottsville, PA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 1 2 7 11 15 8 2 0 1 1 48
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900927 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 26 26 21 40 32 22 34 20 17 6 15 26 285


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