Information Products Division
Technology Assessment and Forecast (TAF) Branch

Patenting In Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Areas of the United States
Breakout by Technology Class
1995 - 1999 Utility Patent Grants

Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Areas for the State of


To obtain a list of technology classes in which utility patents originating from a metropolitan or non-metropolitan area were granted,
click on the area below.

(patent origin is determined by the residence of the first-named inventor)

Metropolitan or Non-Metropolitan Area

Asheville, NC MSA

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill, NC-SC MSA

Fayetteville, NC MSA

Goldsboro, NC MSA

Greensboro--Winston-Salem--High Point, NC MSA

Greenville, NC MSA

Hickory-Morganton-Lenoir, NC MSA

Jacksonville, NC MSA

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA-NC MSA

Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC MSA

Rocky Mount, NC MSA

Wilmington, NC MSA

_Non-Metropolitan Areas, NORTH CAROLINA

TAF Contacts

Questions regarding these reports should be directed to:

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
email: oeip@uspto.gov

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/

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Last Modified: 1 June 2000