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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 712, Processing Architectures and Instruction Processing, e.g., Processors (Electrical Computers and Digital Processing Systems)

( 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 141940 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 90 99 82 62 64 58 63 69 75 68 90 91 908
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112420 Austin-Round Rock-San Marcos, TX 93 98 63 48 50 49 53 58 69 47 69 67 764
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141860 San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 21 26 20 14 15 14 22 23 17 31 24 20 247
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138900 Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA 23 17 23 18 18 23 23 16 19 13 14 13 220
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114460 Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 13 18 9 13 14 20 11 8 6 9 13 17 151
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139580 Raleigh-Cary, NC 8 7 17 4 11 8 5 11 12 15 22 17 137
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119100 Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 16 13 7 5 8 12 15 8 9 5 6 3 107
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140340 Rochester, MN 4 4 2 1 2 5 2 0 8 8 21 30 87
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135620 New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 3 4 2 4 2 10 8 3 10 12 7 13 78
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139100 Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 21 1 3 7 5 6 10 2 2 0 8 9 74
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138060 Phoenix-Mesa-Glendale, AZ 6 9 11 2 5 5 2 4 3 4 5 3 59
Metropolitan Statistical Area 122660 Fort Collins-Loveland, CO 2 0 4 14 13 3 5 4 5 2 3 2 57
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131100 Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 7 7 6 2 4 3 6 1 3 5 4 4 52
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142100 Santa Cruz-Watsonville, CA 3 4 4 5 5 5 5 1 6 6 8 3 52
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141740 San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3 0 3 3 5 2 3 2 1 8 6 3 39
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126420 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 17 7 3 0 2 2 2 0 1 1 2 1 38
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140900 Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 4 10 1 3 1 2 1 2 3 2 2 6 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142660 Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 2 5 3 1 2 5 3 2 6 2 6 3 37
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114860 Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 2 5 1 2 2 0 1 1 5 4 2 5 30
Metropolitan Statistical Area 147900 Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 4 0 2 0 0 3 0 2 3 2 2 1 19
Metropolitan Statistical Area 149340 Worcester, MA 3 2 2 1 3 0 2 1 1 3 0 0 18
Metropolitan Statistical Area 115540 Burlington-South Burlington, VT 1 0 1 1 0 1 3 1 1 1 1 6 17
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110900 Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 2 9 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133460 Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 1 2 1 2 0 1 2 0 3 0 2 1 15
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116980 Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI 1 2 1 2 1 0 1 2 1 1 0 2 14
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120500 Durham-Chapel Hill, NC 0 0 1 0 3 0 2 0 1 1 2 2 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136740 Orlando-Kissimmee-Sanford, FL 2 4 0 1 2 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 12
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131700 Manchester-Nashua, NH 1 3 0 0 2 1 1 0 3 0 0 1 11
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133100 Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 3 3 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 10
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114260 Boise City-Nampa, ID 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 2 0 1 1 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114500 Boulder, CO 0 1 0 1 2 3 1 1 0 1 0 1 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117820 Colorado Springs, CO 1 2 2 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 0 0 9
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110740 Albuquerque, NM 1 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 3 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116580 Champaign-Urbana, IL 1 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 1 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 120740 Eau Claire, WI 3 3 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139300 Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 1 2 0 0 2 8
Metropolitan Statistical Area 114740 Bremerton-Silverdale, WA 1 1 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 1 0 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 128740 Kingston, NY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 131540 Madison, WI 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 0 1 1 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145940 Trenton-Ewing, NJ 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 1 1 2 0 7
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119740 Denver-Aurora-Broomfield, CO 0 2 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141620 Salt Lake City, UT 0 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 124540 Greeley, CO 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 6
Metropolitan Statistical Area 113780 Binghamton, NY 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 127060 Ithaca, NY 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 2 0 5
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112060 Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137980 Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141700 San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137340 Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 4
Metropolitan Statistical Area 110420 Akron, OH 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 112580 Baltimore-Towson, MD 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117780 College Station-Bryan, TX 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 129820 Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 135300 New Haven-Milford, CT 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 141180 St. Louis, MO-IL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145220 Tallahassee, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 145300 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146060 Tucson, AZ 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3
Metropolitan Statistical Area 126620 Huntsville, AL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138300 Pittsburgh, PA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140380 Rochester, NY 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 146700 Vallejo-Fairfield, CA 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2
Metropolitan Statistical Area 111460 Ann Arbor, MI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116300 Cedar Rapids, IA 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 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 116820 Charlottesville, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 117460 Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 1 0 0 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 118700 Corvallis, OR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 119380 Dayton, OH 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 133700 Modesto, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136420 Oklahoma City, OK 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 136500 Olympia, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 137100 Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 138860 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 139340 Provo-Orem, UT 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140060 Richmond, VA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 140140 Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 142060 Santa Barbara-Santa Maria-Goleta, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 143300 Sherman-Denison, TX 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 144060 Spokane, WA 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area 148620 Wichita, KS 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Metropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 378 377 282 224 253 253 257 240 289 263 341 345 3501
Micropolitan Statistical Area 214380 Boone, NC 0 0 0 1 1 1 4 2 1 0 2 0 12
Micropolitan Statistical Area 228300 Keene, NH 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3
Micropolitan Statistical Area 218180 Concord, NH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 231060 Los Alamos, NM 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 239860 Red Wing, MN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area 244380 Statesville-Mooresville, NC 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 0 1 2 3 4 2 3 0 3 2 19
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900908 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CO 0 0 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 9
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900906 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, CA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 8
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area 900936 Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NY 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 2
Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area   -- Subtotal -- 0 0 2 2 1 2 1 1 1 2 1 6 19
ALL AREAS --- TOTAL, ALL AREAS 378 377 284 227 256 258 262 243 292 265 345 352 3539


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