Top 100 Patent Towns

Where is the best place to do patent work in the U.S.? Below is a list of cities with the most patent agents and attorneys.

Click on a city name to see the firms in that city with the most agents/attorneys. Click on state abbreviations to see the cities in that state with the most agents/attorneys.

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Rank City State Agents/Attorneys
1 Washington DC 1866
2 New York NY 1720
3 Chicago IL 1322
4 Houston TX 718
5 San Diego CA 638
6 Boston MA 601
7 Palo Alto CA 512
8 Minneapolis MN 504
9 Dallas TX 458
10 Los Angeles CA 445
11 Atlanta GA 439
12 Alexandria VA 422
13 Austin TX 416
14 San Francisco CA 415
15 Philadelphia PA 381
16 Seattle WA 349
17 San Jose CA 306
18 Cleveland OH 304
19 Arlington VA 273
20 Irvine CA 271
21 Pittsburgh PA 267
22 Indianapolis IN 249
23 Wilmington DE 231
24 Cincinnati OH 210
25 Portland OR 206
26 Salt Lake City UT 200
27 Denver CO 180
28 Milwaukee WI 164
29 McLean VA 161
30 Reston VA 153
31 Cambridge MA 150
32 Troy MI 149
33 Menlo Park CA 144
34 Phoenix AZ 139
34 Princeton NJ 139
36 Sunnyvale CA 138
37 Mountain View CA 134
37 Rochester NY 134
39 Santa Clara CA 131
40 Charlotte NC 127
41 St. Louis MO 106
42 Kansas City MO 104
43 Pasadena CA 102
44 Stamford CT 100
45 Rockville MD 97
46 Falls Church VA 94
47 Saint Louis MO 92
48 Madison WI 91
49 South San Francisco CA 90
50 Bethesda MD 89
51 Research Triangle Park NC 87
52 Newport Beach CA 85
52 Boulder CO 85
52 Raleigh NC 85
52 Fairfax VA 85
56 Oakland CA 76
57 Scottsdale AZ 75
57 Akron OH 75
59 Bloomfield Hills MI 72
60 St Louis MO 71
61 Redmond WA 70
62 Westfield NJ 69
63 Cupertino CA 68
64 Silver Spring MD 66
65 San Antonio TX 65
66 Southfield MI 64
66 Durham NC 64
66 Columbus OH 64
69 Redwood City CA 63
69 Ann Arbor MI 63
71 Tucson AZ 62
71 Grand Rapids MI 62
73 Albuquerque NM 61
74 Midland MI 60
74 New Brunswick NJ 60
74 Spokane WA 60
77 Santa Monica CA 59
78 Oklahoma City OK 58
79 St Paul MN 56
79 Greenville SC 56
81 Orlando FL 55
81 Louisville KY 55
81 Plano TX 55
84 East Palo Alto CA 54
84 Baltimore MD 54
84 St. Paul MN 54
84 Dayton OH 54
84 Richmond VA 54
89 Thousand Oaks CA 48
89 Toledo OH 48
91 Carlsbad CA 47
91 Costa Mesa CA 47
91 Miami FL 47
91 Bellevue WA 47
95 Hartford CT 46
95 Rahway NJ 46
97 Saint Paul MN 45
97 Richardson TX 45
99 Baton Rouge LA 44
99 Cary NC 44
99 Madison NJ 44
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