|U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE|
Information Products Division
Technology Assessment and Forecast (TAF) Branch
This report presents the number of patents granted, and the number of patents granted per 100,000 population in each metropolitan area in 1998. Levels of patent activity within each metropolitan area are depicted in map and tabular presentations. The types of patents included in this report are utility, design, and plant, with separate breakouts provided for utility and design patents granted to independent inventors.
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U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
Information Products Division - TAF Branch
PK3- Suite 441
Washington, DC 20231
tel: (703) 306-2600
FAX: (703) 306-2737
address of TAF Internet pages : http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/ac/ido/oeip/taf/tafp.html
ftp download of TAF reports from : ftp.uspto.gov/pub/taf/
Last modified 28 November 2000