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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 588, Hazardous or Toxic Waste Destruction or Containment

( 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 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 1 3 0 1 3 1 0 0 0 4 4 2 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 1 1 5 2 0 3 1 2 0 0 1 2 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 4 3 1 2 0 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 1 4 4 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128420 Kennewick-Pasco-Richland, WA 3 0 0 2 0 0 0 1 2 2 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 1 4 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 3 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 1 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126900 Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 0 0 1 0 0 0 3 1 0 0 1 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131740 Manhattan, KS 1 0 2 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 1 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 2 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 2 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126820 Idaho Falls, ID 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117140 Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 118140 Columbus, OH 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110580 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112260 Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113980 Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123580 Gainesville, GA 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112620 Bangor, ME 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119820 Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128940 Knoxville, TN 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142540 Scranton--Wilkes-Barre, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144300 State College, PA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111100 Amarillo, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111180 Ames, IA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111540 Appleton, WI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112020 Athens-Clarke County, GA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113380 Bellingham, WA 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 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 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116740 Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117900 Columbia, SC 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122520 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 123540 Gainesville, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124220 Grand Forks, ND-MN 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 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126380 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129340 Lake Charles, LA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131180 Lubbock, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135380 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 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 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140420 Rockford, IL 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142140 Santa Fe, NM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144140 Springfield, MA 0 0 1 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 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144940 Sumter, SC 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145780 Toledo, OH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146140 Tulsa, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 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 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148900 Wilmington, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 34 36 32 18 9 11 15 15 14 17 22 33 256
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229060 Laconia, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 224460 Great Bend, KS 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 237820 Pendleton-Hermiston, OR 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Micropolitan Statistical Area 210540 Albany-Lebanon, OR 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 211380 Andrews, TX 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 212300 Augusta-Waterville, ME 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216060 Carbondale, IL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 216260 Cedar City, UT 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 229660 Laramie, WY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239060 Pottsville, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 248460 West Plains, MO 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 4 2 1 3 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 16
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900901 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, AL 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 38 37 33 22 10 12 16 15 14 19 23 33 272


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