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U.S. PATENT AND TRADEMARK OFFICE

Patent Technology Monitoring Team (PTMT)

Breakout by Origin,

U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

With Patent Counts Based on the Primary Patent Classification

Ranked Listing of U.S. Metropolitan and Micropolitan Areas

From Which
Utility Patents Originated During the Period

Having Primary Classification In

Class 028, Textiles: Manufacturing

**( 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 )**

U.S. Regional Level | ID Code | U.S. Regional Title | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | Total |
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Metropolitan Statistical Area | 116740 | Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC | 0 | 2 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 7 | 3 | 0 | 2 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 17 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 114460 | Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH | 0 | 0 | 3 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 5 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 15 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 139580 | Raleigh-Cary, NC | 0 | 1 | 1 | 4 | 4 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 15 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 117140 | Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 | 0 | 1 | 3 | 0 | 3 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 11 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 143900 | Spartanburg, SC | 1 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 9 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 135620 | New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 8 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 112060 | Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA | 0 | 0 | 1 | 3 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 7 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 137980 | Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD | 3 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 6 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 124660 | Greensboro-High Point, NC | 1 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 4 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 125860 | Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 4 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 128700 | Kingsport-Bristol-Bristol, TN-VA | 0 | 2 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 4 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 136780 | Oshkosh-Neenah, WI | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 | 4 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 139300 | Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 2 | 0 | 4 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 111340 | Anderson, SC | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 111540 | Appleton, WI | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 131100 | Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 138860 | Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 139380 | Pueblo, CO | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 140060 | Richmond, VA | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 145300 | Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 145940 | Trenton-Ewing, NJ | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 112580 | Baltimore-Towson, MD | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 115500 | Burlington, NC | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 119140 | Dalton, GA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 119820 | Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 124860 | Greenville-Mauldin-Easley, SC | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 126420 | Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 135300 | New Haven-Milford, CT | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 138300 | Pittsburgh, PA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 138340 | Pittsfield, MA | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 141860 | San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 142660 | Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 146660 | Valdosta, GA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 110580 | Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 110740 | Albuquerque, NM | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 112220 | Auburn-Opelika, AL | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 113980 | Blacksburg-Christiansburg-Radford, VA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 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 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 116860 | Chattanooga, TN-GA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 116980 | Chicago-Joliet-Naperville, IL-IN-WI | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 118140 | Columbus, OH | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 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 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 119260 | Danville, VA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 119380 | Dayton, OH | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 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 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 125540 | Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 130780 | Little Rock-North Little Rock-Conway, AR | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 131180 | Lubbock, TX | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 131700 | Manchester-Nashua, NH | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 133100 | Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 134980 | Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 137860 | Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 138900 | Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro, OR-WA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 139540 | Racine, WI | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 141180 | St. Louis, MO-IL | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 141700 | San Antonio-New Braunfels, TX | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 143780 | South Bend-Mishawaka, IN-MI | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 144140 | Springfield, MA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | 149180 | Winston-Salem, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Metropolitan Statistical Area | -- Subtotal -- | 18 | 12 | 18 | 18 | 14 | 7 | 20 | 16 | 7 | 13 | 4 | 6 | 5 | 4 | 7 | 12 | 181 | |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 244380 | Statesville-Mooresville, NC | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 2 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 5 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 220380 | Dunn, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 3 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 229300 | LaGrange, GA | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 212300 | Augusta-Waterville, ME | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 223500 | Gaffney, SC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 231820 | Manitowoc, WI | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 234340 | Mount Airy, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 234460 | Mount Sterling, KY | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 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 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 242580 | Seaford, DE | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 243140 | Shelby, NC | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 243860 | Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 245640 | Thomasville-Lexington, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | 249100 | Winona, MN | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Micropolitan Statistical Area | -- Subtotal -- | 1 | 1 | 1 | 4 | 3 | 1 | 2 | 2 | 1 | 2 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 21 | |

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area | 900916 | Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, ID | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area | 900937 | Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, NC | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area | 900947 | Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, TN | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 2 |

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area | 900913 | Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Areas, GA | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 |

Non Metro/Micropolitan Statistical Area | -- Subtotal -- | 1 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 0 | 1 | 1 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 0 | 7 | |

ALL AREAS | --- | TOTAL, ALL AREAS | 20 | 14 | 20 | 22 | 17 | 8 | 23 | 18 | 9 | 15 | 6 | 8 | 5 | 5 | 7 | 12 | 209 |

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