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US 11026426 Hagen et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) NORTHERN ILLINOIS RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Dekalb, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) Northern Illinois Research Foundation (DeKalb, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Timothy J. Hagen (Lisle, Illinois);  Michael Thompson (Dekalb, Illinois);  Jeremy R. Troxell (Dekalb, Illinois);  Brian E. Hartnett (Dekalb, Illinois)
ABSTRACT Compounds of formula I
and II
are described. In formulae I and II, X is —NH— or —S— and Y is —CH═ or —N═. In formula I, Z is C1-C6 alkylene, C2-C6 alkenylene, C6-C10 arylene, or C3-C6 cycloalkylene, or Z is absent. In formula I, R is hydrogen, halogen, —OH, —NO2, C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C6-C10aryl, —O(C1-C6 alkyl), or —O(C6-C10 aryl), wherein each hydrogen atom in C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, C6-C10 aryl, —O(C1-C6 alkyl), and —O(C6-C10 aryl) is independently optionally substituted by halogen, —OH, or —NO2. In formula II, R1, R2, R3, and R4 are each independently hydrogen, halogen, —OH, —NO2, C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, or C6-C10 aryl, wherein each hydrogen atom in C1-C6 alkyl, C2-C6 alkenyl, and C6-C10 aryl is independently optionally substituted by halogen, —OH, or —NO2. Methods of inhibiting bacteria are also described.
FILED Friday, March 23, 2018
APPL NO 15/933608
ART UNIT 1624 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preservation of Bodies of Humans or Animals or Plants or Parts Thereof; Biocides, e.g as Disinfectants, as Pesticides or as Herbicides; Pest Repellants or Attractants; Plant Growth Regulators
A01N 43/36 (20130101)
A01N 43/82 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/4245 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 209/12 (20130101)
C07D 413/04 (20130101)
C07D 417/04 (20130101)
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US 11026599 Barton
FUNDED BY
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
APPLICANT(S) University Of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, Maryland);  The United States of America as Represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, Maryland);   (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Joseph E. Barton (Washington, District of Columbia)
ABSTRACT Techniques are provided for assessing a risk of fall based on tracking data of a subject tracking a moving target. Tracking data of a first subject to the moving target is determined based on sensing a body of the first subject that measure a position of one or more body segments at time increments over a time period. A response of the first subject is characterized based on the tracking data of the first subject. Tracking data of a second subject to the moving target is determined based on sensing a body of the second subject that measure a position of one or more body segments at each time increment over the time period. A risk of fall of the second subject is determined based on the response of the first subject and the response of the second subject.
FILED Wednesday, August 17, 2016
APPL NO 15/753339
ART UNIT 3791 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/0024 (20130101)
A61B 5/1114 (20130101)
A61B 5/1117 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 5/7235 (20130101)
A61B 5/7275 (20130101)
A61B 2562/0219 (20130101)

Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 19/00 (20130101)

Healthcare Informatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for the Handling or Processing of Medical or Healthcare Data
G16H 40/63 (20180101)
G16H 50/30 (20180101)
G16H 50/70 (20180101)
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US 11026603 Omenetto et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
United States Army (USA)
Department of the Navy (DON)
United States Navy (USN)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Fiorenzo G. Omenetto (Lexington, Massachusetts);  Peter Tseng (Saratoga, California);  Bradley Napier (Madison, Connecticut);  Mark Brenckle (Acton, Massachusetts);  Logan Garbarini (Boulder, Colorado)
ABSTRACT This disclosure provides a dielectric sensor configured to detect a physiological variable within a subject. The dielectric sensor having at least one split-ring resonator configured to be positioned within an oral cavity of the subject and to be bioresponsive to at least one physiological variable. The split-ring resonator having a first resonator loop, a second resonator loop, and a dielectric interlayer interposed between and contacting the first resonator and the second resonator.
FILED Wednesday, April 03, 2019
APPL NO 16/374496
ART UNIT 3791 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/682 (20130101)
A61B 5/1468 (20130101)
A61B 5/4845 (20130101)
A61B 5/14507 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 5/14532 (20130101)
A61B 5/14539 (20130101)
A61B 5/14546 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 27/028 (20130101)
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US 11026706 Maxwell et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
APPLICANT(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington);  SonoMotion Inc. (South San Francisco, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington);  SonoMotion Inc. (South San Francisco, California)
INVENTOR(S) Adam D. Maxwell (Seattle, Washington);  Doug Corl (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are ultrasound systems comprising a plurality of transducers configured to work in concert to produce a customizable beam profile through the additive effects of multiple pulses. As an example, uniform and wide beam profiles can be generated using transducer elements that cannot independently generate such beam profiles. Related methods, systems, and computer-readable media are all disclosed.
FILED Monday, November 20, 2017
APPL NO 15/818626
ART UNIT 3793 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 8/085 (20130101)
A61B 8/4494 (20130101)
A61B 17/225 (20130101)
A61B 17/2258 (20130101)
A61B 17/22004 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 2017/22028 (20130101)
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US 11026749 Chatzizisis
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
INVENTOR(S) Ioannis S. Chatzizisis (Omaha, Nebraska)
ABSTRACT In accordance with embodiments of this disclosure, a computational simulation platform comprises a computer-implemented method that includes: generating a three-dimensional (3D) reconstruction of a vessel lumen and a surface of the vessel lumen based on invasive or non-invasive imaging; generating a mesh of the 3D reconstructed vessel lumen and surface of the vessel lumen; assigning material properties to the 3D reconstructed surface of the vessel lumen; importing design and material properties of stents and balloons; generating a mesh of a stent and balloon; positioning the meshed stent and balloon within the mesh of the 3D reconstructed vessel lumen and surface of the vessel lumen; performing balloon pre-dilation, stenting and balloon post-dilation computational simulations with the mesh of the 3D reconstructed vessel lumen and surface of the vessel lumen; and assessing stent and vessel morphometric and biomechanical measures based on the computational simulations.
FILED Wednesday, October 21, 2020
APPL NO 17/076213
ART UNIT 2664 — Image Analysis; Applications; Pattern Recognition; Color and compression; Enhancement and Transformation
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 34/10 (20160201) Original (OR) Class
A61B 2034/102 (20160201)
A61B 2034/105 (20160201)

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/0012 (20130101)
G06T 17/20 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30101 (20130101)
G06T 2210/41 (20130101)
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US 11026910 Ojima et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)
APPLICANT(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Iwao Ojima (Port Jefferson, New York);  Dale Deutsch (Stony Brook, New York);  Martin Kaczocha (Dix Hills, New York);  William T. Berger (Mastic, New York);  Robert Rizzo (Huntington, New York);  Trent E. Balius (Stony Brook, New York)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides a compound, and method of inhibiting the activity of a Fatty Acid Binding Protein (FABP) comprising contacting the FABP with a compound, having the structure:
FILED Friday, February 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/276920
ART UNIT 1623 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/194 (20130101)
A61K 31/216 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

General Methods of Organic Chemistry; Apparatus Therefor
C07B 2200/07 (20130101)

Acyclic or Carbocyclic Compounds
C07C 67/08 (20130101)
C07C 67/08 (20130101)
C07C 67/48 (20130101)
C07C 69/76 (20130101)
C07C 69/753 (20130101)
C07C 69/753 (20130101)
C07C 69/757 (20130101)
C07C 211/58 (20130101)
C07C 233/11 (20130101)
C07C 233/58 (20130101)
C07C 235/38 (20130101)
C07C 235/40 (20130101)
C07C 2601/04 (20170501)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/68 (20130101)
G01N 33/566 (20130101)
G01N 2333/47 (20130101)
G01N 2500/04 (20130101)
G01N 2500/20 (20130101)
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US 11026918 Harijith et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (Urbana, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS (Urbana, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Anantha Harijith (Naperville, Illinois);  Viswanathan Natarajan (Frankfort, Illinois);  Roberto F. Machado (Hinsdale, Illinois);  Jeffrey Jacobson (Oak Park, Illinois)
ABSTRACT A pharmaceutical composition for aerosol administration and method of preventing or treating a pulmonary disease or condition in a subject with a SphK1 inhibitor are provided.
FILED Tuesday, November 24, 2015
APPL NO 15/527103
ART UNIT 1617 — Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/008 (20130101)
A61K 31/40 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/402 (20130101)

Devices for Introducing Media Into, or Onto, the Body; Devices for Transducing Body Media or for Taking Media From the Body; Devices for Producing or Ending Sleep or Stupor
A61M 15/009 (20130101)
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US 11026921 Avigan et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) David Avigan (Sharon, Massachusetts);  Jacalyn Rosenblatt (Newton, Massachusetts);  Donald Kufe (Wellesley, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides compositions and methods for treating cancer.
FILED Wednesday, March 30, 2016
APPL NO 15/563199
ART UNIT 1643 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/09 (20130101)
A61K 31/454 (20130101)
A61K 31/454 (20130101)
A61K 31/4035 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/4035 (20130101)
A61K 35/15 (20130101)
A61K 35/15 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/12 (20130101)
C12N 5/0639 (20130101)
C12N 5/0693 (20130101)
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US 11026943 Rawat et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF DELHI (Delhi, India);  THE MCLEAN HOSPITAL CORPORATION (Belmont, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) The McLean Hospital Corporation (Belmont, Massachusetts);  University of Delhi (Delhi, India)
INVENTOR(S) Diwan S. Rawat (Delhi, India);  Sunny Manohar (Delhi, India);  Ummadisetty Chinna Rajesh (Delhi, India);  Deepak Kumar (Delhi, India);  Anuj Thakur (Delhi, India);  Mohit Tripathi (Delhi, India);  Panyala Linga Reddy (Delhi, India);  Shamseer Kulangara Kandi (Delhi, India);  Satyapavan Vardhineni (Delhi, India);  Kwang-Soo Kim (Lexington, Massachusetts);  Chun-Hyung Kim (Lexington, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT Described herein are aminoquinoline and aminoacridine based hybrids, pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments that include such aminoquinoline and aminoacridine based hybrids, and methods of using such compounds for diagnosing and/or treating infections, neurodegenerative diseases or disorders, inflammation, inflammation associated diseases and disorders, and/or diseases or disorders that are treatable with dopamine agonists such as the restless leg syndrome.
FILED Thursday, January 12, 2017
APPL NO 15/404964
ART UNIT 1649 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/506 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/5355 (20130101)
A61K 31/5377 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 401/12 (20130101)
C07D 401/14 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0619 (20130101)
C12N 2506/02 (20130101)

Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change
Y02A 50/30 (20180101)
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US 11026945 Margulies et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) THE TRUSTEES OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) Susan S. Margulies (Villanova, Pennsylvania);  Tamas Dolinay (Wynnewood, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are methods of preventing and/or treating lung injury and/or lung inflammation in a subject comprising administering to the subject a therapeutically effective dose of a PERK pathway inhibitor. Pharmaceutical compositions for the prevention and/or treatment of lung injury and/or lung inflammation comprising PERK pathway inhibitors are also provided. Also disclosed are uses of a PERK inhibitor in the manufacture of a medicament for the prevention and/or treatment of a lung injury and/or inflammation.
FILED Thursday, April 27, 2017
APPL NO 16/096721
ART UNIT 1628 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/519 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 11/00 (20180101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/1137 (20130101)
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US 11026947 Yu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
APPLICANT(S) The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  The United States of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Department Of Health And Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary, Dept, of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Paul B. Yu (Boston, Massachusetts);  Wenwei Huang (Rockville, Maryland);  Philip Edward Sanderson (Bethesda, Maryland);  Jian-Kang Jiang (Columbia, Maryland);  Khalida Shamim (Gaithersburg, Maryland);  Wei Zheng (Potomac, Maryland);  Xiuli Huang (Potomac, Maryland);  Gregory Tawa (Doylestown, Pennsylvania);  Arthur Lee (San Jose, California);  Asaf Alimardanov (North Bethesda, Maryland);  Junfeng Huang (Woodstock, Maryland)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides small-molecule inhibitors of BMP signaling and compositions and methods for inhibiting BMP signaling. These compounds and compositions may be used to modulate cell growth, differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis, and thus may be useful for treating diseases or conditions associated with BMP signaling, including inflammation, cardiovascular disease, hematological disease, cancer, and bone disorders, as well as for modulating cellular differentiation and/or proliferation. These compounds and compositions may also be used to treat subjects with Sjögren's syndrome, or diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
FILED Thursday, April 26, 2018
APPL NO 16/608489
ART UNIT 1626 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/519 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/551 (20130101)
A61K 31/675 (20130101)
A61K 31/5377 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 19/08 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 487/04 (20130101)
C07D 519/00 (20130101)

Acyclic, Carbocyclic or Heterocyclic Compounds Containing Elements Other Than Carbon, Hydrogen, Halogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Selenium or Tellurium
C07F 9/6561 (20130101)
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US 11026952 Rubin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) President and Fellows of Harvard College (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Lee L. Rubin (Wellesley, Massachusetts);  Amy J. Wagers (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  Amanda K. W. Gee (Alexandria, Virginia);  Feodor D. Price (Somerville, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The invention provides methods for inducing, enhancing or increasing satellite cell proliferation, and an assay for screening for a candidate compound for inducing, enhancing or increasing satellite cell proliferation. Also provided are methods for repairing or regenerating a damaged muscle tissue of a subject.
FILED Wednesday, February 01, 2017
APPL NO 16/074766
ART UNIT 1629 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/403 (20130101)
A61K 31/496 (20130101)
A61K 31/553 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/4439 (20130101)
A61K 31/5377 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 21/00 (20180101)
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US 11026965 Schoenfisch et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)
APPLICANT(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Mark H. Schoenfisch (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Haibao Jin (Carrboro, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are cyclodextrin molecules covalently modified to store and release nitric oxide, as well as methods of making and uses thereof. The covalently modified cyclodextrin molecules may be tailored, in several embodiments, to release nitric oxide in a controlled manner and are useful for reduction and/or eradication of bacteria and for the treatment of disease.
FILED Monday, July 01, 2019
APPL NO 16/459015
ART UNIT 1623 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/724 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 47/6951 (20170801)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/00 (20180101)

Polysaccharides; Derivatives Thereof
C08B 37/0012 (20130101)
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US 11026969 Schmitt et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle, Washington);  Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (Seattle, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (Seattle, Washington);  Adaptive Biotechnologies Corporation (Seattle, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) Thomas M. Schmitt (Seattle, Washington);  Philip D. Greenberg (Seattle, Washington);  Aude G. Chapuis (Seattle, Washington);  Harlan S. Robins (Seattle, Washington);  Anna M. Sherwood (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure provides TCRs with high or enhanced affinity against various tumor associated antigens (including human Wilms tumor protein 1 (WT 1) epitopes and mesothelin epitopes), T cells expressing such high affinity antigen specific TCRs, nucleic acids encoding the same, and compositions for use in treating diseases or disorders in which cells overexpress one or more of these antigens, such as in cancer.
FILED Friday, December 23, 2016
APPL NO 16/064161
ART UNIT 1633 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0019 (20130101)
A61K 35/12 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 35/17 (20130101)
A61K 38/20 (20130101)
A61K 38/20 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/00 (20180101)
A61P 35/02 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 14/55 (20130101)
C07K 14/435 (20130101)
C07K 14/705 (20130101)
C07K 14/5443 (20130101)
C07K 14/7051 (20130101)
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US 11026971 Dunham et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) Hemanext Inc. (Lexington, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Hemanext Inc. (Lexington, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Andrew Dunham (Lexington, Massachusetts);  Tatsuro Yoshida (Lexington, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT Methods for the reversal of hemorrhagic shock or hemorrhagic trauma. Methods for restoring mean arterial pressure to a normal range and reducing trauma adverse risks in a patient through the administration of oxygen reduced blood compositions.
FILED Tuesday, June 16, 2020
APPL NO 16/903108
ART UNIT 1655 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 35/14 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 7/04 (20180101)
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US 11026972 Liu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia)
ASSIGNEE(S) Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc. (Atlanta, Georgia)
INVENTOR(S) Yuan Liu (Decatur, Georgia);  Zhen Bian (Atlanta, Georgia);  Ke Zen (Decatur, Georgia)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to compositions and methods variously useful in treating cancer, inhibiting graft rejection, and treating autoimmune disease. The compositions and methods include those in which macrophages are conditioned to down regulate or upregulate the expression or activity of SIRPα or its interaction with CD47.
FILED Wednesday, October 10, 2018
APPL NO 16/156146
ART UNIT 1646 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/739 (20130101)
A61K 31/739 (20130101)
A61K 31/7088 (20130101)
A61K 31/7088 (20130101)
A61K 35/15 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 38/19 (20130101)
A61K 38/191 (20130101)
A61K 38/204 (20130101)
A61K 38/2006 (20130101)
A61K 39/395 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)
A61K 2039/505 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/00 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 16/244 (20130101)
C07K 16/2896 (20130101)
C07K 2317/76 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0645 (20130101)
C12N 15/1138 (20130101)
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US 11026992 Hawiger et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)
APPLICANT(S) Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Jack J. Hawiger (Nashville, Tennessee);  Ruth Ann Veach (Brentwood, Tennessee);  Yan Liu (Nashville, Tennessee);  Huan Qiao (Nashville, Tennessee);  Lukasz S. Wylezinski (Nashville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to compositions and methods for preventing and reducing inflammation and preventing and treating diseases and disorders associated with inflammation. It has been shown that CRADD plays a pivotal role in maintaining the integrity of endothelial monolayers. The recombinant cell-penetrating CRADD protein (CP-CRADD)-based compositions and methods described herein provide for the development of a novel treatment for inflammatory vascular disorders including cardiovascular, cerebrovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, and renal systems.
FILED Friday, June 21, 2019
APPL NO 16/448960
ART UNIT 1654 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 38/10 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 38/1825 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 7/00 (20130101)
C07K 2319/00 (20130101)
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US 11026996 Kitajewski et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Jan Kitajewski (Ridgewood, New Jersey);  Reyhaan Ali Chaudhri (Smyrna, Georgia)
ABSTRACT This invention provides a fusion protein, the sequence of which, commencing at the N-terminus of the fusion protein, is identical to the sequence of amino acids in:
    • (a) an extracellular domain of a human Notch1 receptor protein, followed by
    • (b) an Fc portion of an antibody,
    • wherein the extracellular domain of the human Notch1 receptor protein
      • (i) commences with the amino acid present at the N-terminus of EGF-like repeat 10 and
      • (ii) extends to and includes the C-terminal amino acid of EGF-like repeat 18 or 20.
Also provided is a composition comprising the any of the fusion proteins of this invention and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier, a method of treating a subject suffering from age-related macular degeneration (AMD), diabetic retinopathy, or cancer which comprises administering to the subject any of the compositions of this invention in an amount effective to treat the subject's cancer.
FILED Thursday, May 25, 2017
APPL NO 16/304595
ART UNIT 1647 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 38/177 (20130101)
A61K 38/1866 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 38/1866 (20130101)
A61K 39/3955 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 27/02 (20180101)
A61P 35/00 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 14/705 (20130101)
C07K 16/283 (20130101)
C07K 19/00 (20130101)
C07K 2319/02 (20130101)
C07K 2319/30 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/62 (20130101)
C12N 15/85 (20130101)
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US 11027007 Kwong et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
APPLICANT(S) The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland);  Institute for Research in Biomedicine (Bellinzona, Switzerland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland);  Institute for Research in Biomedicine (Bellinzona, Switzerland)
INVENTOR(S) Peter Kwong (Washington, District of Columbia);  Michael Gordon Joyce (Washington, District of Columbia);  Baoshan Zhang (Bethesda, Maryland);  Yongping Yang (Potomac, Maryland);  Peter Collins (Kensington, Maryland);  Ursula Buchholz (Silver Spring, Maryland);  Davide Corti (Bellinzona, Switzerland);  Antonio Lanzavecchia (Bellinzona, Switzerland);  Guillaume Stewart-Jones (Bethesda, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Metapneumovirus (MPV) F proteins stabilized in a prefusion conformation, nucleic acid molecules and vectors encoding these proteins, and methods of their use and production are disclosed. In several embodiments, the MPV F proteins and/or nucleic acid molecules can be used to generate an immune response to MPV in a subject. In additional embodiments, the therapeutically effective amount of the MPV F ectodomain trimers and/or nucleic acid molecules can be administered to a subject in a method of treating or preventing MPV infection.
FILED Monday, September 23, 2019
APPL NO 16/578748
ART UNIT 1648 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 39/39 (20130101)
A61K 39/155 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 48/00 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 14/005 (20130101)
C07K 14/135 (20130101)
C07K 2319/70 (20130101)
C07K 2319/73 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 2760/18322 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18334 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18522 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18534 (20130101)
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US 11027008 He et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (Athens, Georgia);  The United State of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services, Food and Drug Administration (Silver Spring, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF GEORGIA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INC. (Athens, Georgia);  The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Silver Spring, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Biao He (Bogart, Georgia);  Steven A. Rubin (Silver Spring, Maryland)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides the complete genomic sequence of the epidemic mumps virus (MuV) strain MuVIowa/US/06. Further, a reverse genetics system was constructed and used to rescue recombinant viral constructs that are attenuated compared to rMuVIowa/US/06 and JL vaccine viruses. Such constructs include viral constructs lacking the open reading frame (ORF) of the SH gene (rMuVΔSH) and/or incapable of expressing the V protein (rMuVΔV).
FILED Wednesday, March 13, 2019
APPL NO 16/352135
ART UNIT 1648 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 39/12 (20130101)
A61K 39/155 (20130101)
A61K 39/165 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 2039/543 (20130101)
A61K 2039/5254 (20130101)
A61K 2039/5256 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 16/241 (20130101)
C07K 16/1027 (20130101)
C07K 2317/34 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 7/00 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18534 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18721 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18734 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18743 (20130101)
C12N 2760/18762 (20130101)
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US 11027011 Weiner et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) David B. Weiner (Merion, Pennsylvania);  Karuppiah Muthumani (Cherry Hill, New Jersey)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein is a vaccine comprising an antigen and one or more bimolecular adjuvant. Also disclosed herein are methods for increasing an immune response in a subject. The methods may comprise administering the vaccine to the subject in need thereof.
FILED Tuesday, January 08, 2019
APPL NO 16/242170
ART UNIT 1648 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 39/12 (20130101)
A61K 39/21 (20130101)
A61K 39/39 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 41/0047 (20130101)
A61K 2039/53 (20130101)
A61K 2039/55516 (20130101)
A61K 2039/55522 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 14/52 (20130101)
C07K 14/4702 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 7/00 (20130101)
C12N 2740/16034 (20130101)
C12N 2740/16134 (20130101)
C12N 2740/16171 (20130101)
C12N 2740/16234 (20130101)
C12N 2740/16271 (20130101)

Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change
Y02A 50/30 (20180101)
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US 11027014 Yung et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC. (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE BRIGHAM AND WOMEN'S HOSPITAL, INC. (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Lai-Ming Yung (Jamison, Pennsylvania);  Paul B. Yu (Boston, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The technology described herein is directed to methods and compositions for the treatment of hypertension, e.g. pulmonary arterial hypertension, relating to inhibition of TGFβ1, TGFβ3, and/or GDF-15.
FILED Tuesday, January 29, 2019
APPL NO 16/260914
ART UNIT 1646 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 38/1841 (20130101)
A61K 39/3955 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 2039/505 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 11/00 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 14/475 (20130101)
C07K 14/495 (20130101)
C07K 16/22 (20130101)
C07K 2317/76 (20130101)
C07K 2319/30 (20130101)
C07K 2319/32 (20130101)
C07K 2319/74 (20130101)
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US 11027024 Davidson et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Iowa City, Iowa)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF IOWA RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Iowa City, Iowa)
INVENTOR(S) Beverly L. Davidson (Iowa City, Iowa);  Megan S. Keiser (Iowa City, Iowa)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure provides methods of treating a disease or delivering a therapeutic agent to a mammal comprising administering to the mammal's deep cerebella nuclei a recombinant adeno-associated virus (rAAV) particle comprising an AAV capsid protein and a vector comprising a nucleic acid encoding a therapeutic agent inserted between a pair of AAV inverted terminal repeats in a manner effective to infect the CNS cell of the non-rodent mammal such that the CNS cell expresses the therapeutic agent in the non-rodent mammal.
FILED Tuesday, May 31, 2016
APPL NO 15/578170
ART UNIT 1632 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 48/0058 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 25/00 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 14/47 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/79 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 2310/141 (20130101)
C12N 2310/531 (20130101)
C12N 2320/32 (20130101)
C12N 2330/51 (20130101)
C12N 2750/14143 (20130101)
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US 11027027 Manning et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
APPLICANT(S) Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) H. Charles Manning (Nashville, Tennessee);  Yiu-Yin Cheung (Franklin, Tennessee);  Jason R. Buck (Nashville, Tennessee);  Jun Li (Nashville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT Embodiments of the invention include a novel synthesis of the translocator protein (TSPO) ligands, and methods of imaging a molecular events. Also disclosed are compounds for treatment of diseases, including cancer.
FILED Monday, February 01, 2016
APPL NO 15/012795
ART UNIT 1618 — Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 49/0032 (20130101)
A61K 49/0041 (20130101)
A61K 49/0052 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 51/0459 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 487/04 (20130101)
C07D 519/00 (20130101)

Sugars; Derivatives Thereof; Nucleosides; Nucleotides; Nucleic Acids
C07H 17/04 (20130101)
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US 11027121 Wang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
APPLICANT(S) REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
ASSIGNEE(S) Regents of the University of Minnesota (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
INVENTOR(S) Jing Wang (Minneapolis, Minnesota);  Gregory F. Molnar (Minneapolis, Minnesota);  Jerrold L. Vitek (Minneapolis, Minnesota)
ABSTRACT In accordance with some embodiments of the disclosed subject matter, mechanisms (which can, for example, include systems, methods, and media) for directional coordinated reset deep brain stimulation are provided. In some embodiments, a method is provided, comprising: implanting a lead with segmented electrodes into an anatomical structure; selecting a first subset of the electrodes corresponding to the anatomical structure as active electrodes; causing electrical pulses at a first stimulation level to be applied at the active electrodes in a first sequence; causing electrical pulses at a second stimulation level that is lower than the first stimulation level to be applied at the active electrodes in a second sequence during a second time period; and inhibiting electrical pulses from being applied at inactive electrodes during the second time period.
FILED Friday, January 25, 2019
APPL NO 16/258264
ART UNIT 3792 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/6868 (20130101)

Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 1/08 (20130101)
A61N 1/0534 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 1/36067 (20130101)
A61N 1/36082 (20130101)
A61N 1/36175 (20130101)
A61N 1/36185 (20130101)
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US 11027129 Noble et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
APPLICANT(S) Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (Nashville, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Jack H. Noble (Nashville, Tennessee);  Robert F. Labadie (Nashville, Tennessee);  Benoit M. Dawant (Nashville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT A method for designing a patient-customized EA or selecting an existing EA that fits the patient best includes segmenting shapes of SOIs of the cochlea in a pre-operative CT image using a shape model; defining a 3D curve of interest within the shape model of the SOIs as a sequence of points-; automatically transforming the defined 3D curve to the pre-operative CT image so as to obtain a structure curve in the cochlea; determining a length and curvatures of the structure curve at the sequence of points; and designing a patient-customized EA or selecting an existing EA based on the determined length and curvatures of the structure curve such that after the EA shape model, which estimates the resting state shape of the EA, is rigidly registered to the structure curve in the cochlea, the EA shape model has a registration error smaller than a preset value.
FILED Tuesday, April 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/607507
ART UNIT 2667 — Image Analysis; Applications; Pattern Recognition; Color and compression; Enhancement and Transformation
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/055 (20130101)
A61B 5/1076 (20130101)
A61B 6/032 (20130101)
A61B 34/10 (20160201)
A61B 2034/105 (20160201)
A61B 2034/107 (20160201)
A61B 2034/108 (20160201)
A61B 2505/05 (20130101)
A61B 2562/043 (20130101)

Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 1/0541 (20130101)
A61N 1/36039 (20170801) Original (OR) Class

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/12 (20170101)
G06T 7/181 (20170101)
G06T 11/005 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30008 (20130101)
G06T 2211/424 (20130101)
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US 11027140 Wang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Xudong Wang (Middleton, Wisconsin);  Weibo Cai (Madison, Wisconsin);  Guang Yao (Chengdu, China PRC);  Lei Kang (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT The invention provides an implantable vagal nerve stimulator having a “passive” generating power source that harvests the stomach's movements to transform kinetic energy to electrical charge without the need for a battery. In this regard, the invention is self-powering and is automatically timed to stomach peristalsis. While sporadic stimulation to the vagal nerve would seem too infrequent to cause weight loss effects, electrical stimulation delivered at the optimal time (e.g., during food consumption) has been found to optimize the effects of vagal nerve stimulation, giving the user's brain a “full stomach” signal before the user over-consumes food.
FILED Friday, June 15, 2018
APPL NO 16/009553
ART UNIT 3792 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 1/3785 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 1/36007 (20130101)
A61N 1/36053 (20130101)
A61N 1/36085 (20130101)
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US 11027152 Friedman
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Science (DOEOS)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) Peter S. Friedman (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ABSTRACT Embodiments are directed generally to an ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system that includes an enclosure structure with at least one ultra-thin window to an incident ionizing-radiation beam. Embodiments further include at least one scintillator within the enclosure structure that is substantially directly in an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and at least one ultraviolet illumination source within the enclosure structure and facing the scintillator. At least one pixelated imaging system within the enclosure structure is located out of an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and includes at least one pixelated photosensor device optically coupled to an imaging lens.
FILED Friday, November 06, 2020
APPL NO 17/091310
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 5/00 (20130101)
A61N 5/1045 (20130101)
A61N 5/1048 (20130101)
A61N 5/1049 (20130101)
A61N 5/1064 (20130101)
A61N 5/1067 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 5/1077 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1059 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1087 (20130101)

Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/29 (20130101)
G01T 1/40 (20130101)
G01T 1/1612 (20130101)
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US 11027474 Leng et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) THE GOVERNING COUNCIL OF THE UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO (Toronto, Canada);  BETH ISRAEL DEACONESS MEDICAL CENTRE, INC. (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  The Governing Council of the University of Toronto (Toronto, Canada)
INVENTOR(S) Lian Leng (Lasalle, Canada);  Stephanie Grainger (Stoneham, Massachusetts);  Elliot L. Chaikof (Newton, Massachusetts);  Axel Guenther (Toronto, Canada);  David Miranda Nieves (Somerville, Massachusetts);  Shashi Malladi (Toronto, Canada);  Richard Cheng (Toronto, Canada)
ABSTRACT Systems, devices and methods are provided for fabricating anisotropic polymer materials. According to various embodiments, a fluidic device is employed to distribute a polymer solution and a flow-confining solution in order to generate a layered flow, where the layered flow is formed such that a polymer liquid sheet is sheathed on opposing sides by flow-confining liquid sheets. The fluidic device includes first and second fluid conduits, where the first fluid conduit receives the layered flow. The second fluid conduit has a reduced height relative to the first fluid conduit, such that the layered flow is constricted as it flows through the second fluid conduit. The constriction formed by the second flow conduit causes hydrodynamic focusing, reducing the thickness of the polymer liquid sheet, and inducing molecular alignment and anisotropy within the polymer liquid sheet as it is hardened and as strain is applied during extrusion of the sheet.
FILED Friday, July 22, 2016
APPL NO 15/748036
ART UNIT 1797 — Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry
CURRENT CPC
Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 48/002 (20190201)
B29C 48/08 (20190201)
B29C 48/022 (20190201)
B29C 48/28 (20190201)
B29C 48/92 (20190201)
B29C 48/2556 (20190201) Original (OR) Class

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclasses B29B, B29C or B29D, Relating to Moulding Materials or to Materials for Reinforcements, Fillers or Preformed Parts, e.g Inserts
B29K 2089/00 (20130101)
B29K 2105/0073 (20130101)
B29K 2105/243 (20130101)
B29K 2995/0044 (20130101)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclass B29C, Relating to Particular Articles
B29L 2007/002 (20130101)

Working-up; General Processes of Compounding; After-treatment Not Covered by Subclasses C08B, C08C, C08F, C08G or C08H
C08J 3/24 (20130101)
C08J 5/18 (20130101)
C08J 2389/00 (20130101)
C08J 2489/00 (20130101)

Apparatus for Enzymology or Microbiology;
C12M 23/16 (20130101)
C12M 23/20 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0661 (20130101)
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US 11028041 Blagg et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
APPLICANT(S) University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Kansas (Lawrence, Kansas)
INVENTOR(S) Brian S. J. Blagg (Niles, Michigan);  Vincent Matthew Crowley (Lawrence, Kansas)
ABSTRACT The present technology provides compounds selective for the Grp94 isoform, as well as compositions including such compounds, that are useful for treatment of multiple myeloma, melanoma, lung cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma, breast cancer, prostate cancer, and/or glaucoma. Methods using the compounds are also provided.
FILED Thursday, August 23, 2018
APPL NO 16/640897
ART UNIT 1699 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/44 (20130101)
A61K 31/216 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 27/02 (20180101)
A61P 35/04 (20180101)

Acyclic or Carbocyclic Compounds
C07C 69/76 (20130101)
C07C 69/94 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07C 229/52 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 213/55 (20130101)
C07D 213/643 (20130101)
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US 11028061 Kelly et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
APPLICANT(S) Sanford Burnham Prebys Medical Discovery Institute (La Jolla, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) SANFORD BURNHAM PREBYS MEDICAL DISCOVERY INSTITUTE (La Jolla, California)
INVENTOR(S) Daniel Kelly (La Jolla, California);  Richard Vega (La Jolla, California);  Hampton Sessions (La Jolla, California);  Teresa Leone (La Jolla, California);  Byungyong Ahn (La Jolla, California);  Satyamaheshwar Peddibhotla (La Jolla, California)
ABSTRACT Formulations and methods for reducing blood glucose and/or increasing insulin signaling in a subject have been developed. The formulations include SBI-477 and compounds based on SBI-477 i.e., SBI-477 analogs (collectively, SBI-477 compounds) and/or Mondo family inhibitors, in an effective amount to inhibit intracellular lipid accumulation and/or increase cellular glucose uptake when compared to levels in a control subject not administered the composition. Also disclosed are methods of reducing intracellular lipid accumulation and/or increase glucose uptake in a subject in need thereof. The method includes administering to the subject an effective amount of SBI-477 compounds and/or Mondo family inhibitor to reducing intracellular lipid accumulation and/or increase glucose uptake in the subject. Also disclosed are method for treating one or more Myc-driven cancers, including neuroblastoma, lung squamous cell carcinoma/lung adenocarcinoma, liver hepatocellular carcinoma, colon adenocarcinoma, acute myeloid leukemia, and breast invasive carcinoma.
FILED Wednesday, July 27, 2016
APPL NO 15/748515
ART UNIT 1626 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/426 (20130101)
A61K 31/428 (20130101)
A61K 31/454 (20130101)
A61K 31/496 (20130101)
A61K 31/541 (20130101)
A61K 31/4439 (20130101)
A61K 31/5375 (20130101)
A61K 31/5377 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 3/04 (20180101)
A61P 3/10 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 277/46 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07D 277/82 (20130101)
C07D 295/185 (20130101)
C07D 417/04 (20130101)
C07D 417/12 (20130101)
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US 11028068 Zhao et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Eye Institute (NEI)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
APPLICANT(S) Crinetics Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (San Diego, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) CRINETICS PHARMACEUTICALS, INC. (San Diego, California)
INVENTOR(S) Jian Zhao (San Diego, California);  Yunfei Zhu (San Diego, California);  Shimiao Wang (San Diego, California);  Sangdon Han (San Diego, California);  Sun Hee Kim (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT Described herein are compounds that are somatostatin modulators, methods of making such compounds, pharmaceutical compositions and medicaments comprising such compounds, and methods of using such compounds in the treatment of conditions, diseases, or disorders that would benefit from modulation of somatostatin activity.
FILED Tuesday, July 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/631423
ART UNIT 1625 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0053 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 215/50 (20130101)
C07D 401/12 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07D 471/04 (20130101)
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US 11028078 Liu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Johns Hopkins University (Baltimore, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Jun O. Liu (Clarksville, Maryland);  Yingjun Li (Baltimore, Maryland);  Kalyan Kumar Pasunooti (Singapore, Singapore);  Wukun Liu (Baltimore, Maryland);  Wei Shi (Fayetteville, Arkansas);  Ruojing Li (Baltimore, Maryland);  Sarah Head (Baltimore, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Provided herein are Itraconazole analogs. Also provided herein are methods of inhibition of Hedgehog pathway, vascular endothelial growth factor receptor 2 (VEGFR2) glycosylation, angiogenesis and treatment of disease with Itraconazole analogs.
FILED Thursday, October 04, 2018
APPL NO 16/152008
ART UNIT 1624 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/496 (20130101)
A61K 31/506 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 405/14 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028079 Strovel et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) ConverGene LLC (Cambridge, Maryland);  The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Service (Bethesda, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) ConverGene, LLC (Cambridge, Maryland);  THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Bethesda, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Jeffrey William Strovel (Laurel, Maryland);  Makoto Yoshioka (Gaithersburg, Maryland);  David J. Maloney (Point of Rocks, Maryland);  Shyh Yang (Doylestown, Pennsylvania);  Ajit Jadhav (Chantilly, Virginia);  Daniel Jason Urban (Poolesville, Maryland)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to compounds that bind to and otherwise modulate the activity of bromodomain-containing proteins, to processes for preparing these compounds, to pharmaceutical compositions containing these compounds, and to methods of using these compounds for treating a wide variety of conditions and disorders.
FILED Friday, November 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/685128
ART UNIT 1629 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 39/00 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 239/84 (20130101)
C07D 239/95 (20130101)
C07D 401/04 (20130101)
C07D 401/14 (20130101)
C07D 403/04 (20130101)
C07D 413/04 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07D 413/14 (20130101)
C07D 417/14 (20130101)
C07D 471/04 (20130101)
C07D 471/10 (20130101)
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US 11028088 Crews et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
ASSIGNEE(S) Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
INVENTOR(S) Craig M. Crews (New Haven, Connecticut);  Saul Jaime-Figueroa (Morris Plains, New Jersey);  Momar Toure (Billerica, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure relates to bifunctional compounds, which find utility as modulators of Burton's Tyrosine Kinase (BTK). In particular, the present disclosure is directed to bifunctional compounds. One end of a bifunctional compound includes a Von Hippel-Lindau, Cereblon, Inhibitors of Apotosis Proteins, or Mouse Double-Minute Homolog 2 ligand that binds to the respective E3 ubiquitin ligase. The other end of a bifunctional compound includes a moiety that binds a target protein, such that the target protein is placed in proximity to the ubiquitin ligase to effect degradation (and inhibition) of target protein. Diseases or disorders that result from aggregation, accumulation, and/or overactivation of the target protein can be treated or prevented with compounds and compositions of the present disclosure.
FILED Friday, March 08, 2019
APPL NO 16/297282
ART UNIT 1624 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 47/10 (20130101)
A61K 47/14 (20130101)
A61K 47/545 (20170801)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/02 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 401/14 (20130101)
C07D 487/04 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028096 Ghosh et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (West Lafayette, Indiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana)
INVENTOR(S) Arun K. Ghosh (West Lafayette, Indiana);  Hiroaki Mitsuya (Kumamoto, Japan);  Prasanth Reddy Nyalapatla (West Lafayette, Indiana)
ABSTRACT Various embodiments relate to a compound of the formula (I) and (II), wherein X, X1, X2, X3, and R1-R4 are defined herein, as well as pharmaceutical compositions comprising compounds of the formula (I) and/or (II) and methods of treating an HIV infection comprising administering a therapeutically effective amount of one or more compounds of formula (I) and/or (II), or a pharmaceutical composition comprising compounds of the formula (I) and/or (II), to a patient in need thereof.
FILED Thursday, November 09, 2017
APPL NO 16/348558
ART UNIT 1625 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 311/78 (20130101)
C07D 493/06 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028098 Petrukhin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)
APPLICANT(S) The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Konstantin Petrukhin (New Windsor, New York);  Christopher Cioffi (Troy, New York);  Graham Johnson (Sanbornton, New Hampshire);  Nicoleta Dobri (New York, New York);  Emily Freeman (Voorheesville, New York);  Ping Chen (Slingerlands, New York);  Michael Conlon (Schenectady, New York);  Lei Zhu (Glenmont, New York)
ABSTRACT The present invention provide a compound having the structure: (structurally represented) wherein R1, R2, R3, R4, and R5 are each independently H, halogen, CF3 or C1-C4 alkyl; R6 is H, OH, or halogen; B is a substituted or unsubstituted heterobicycle, pyridazine, pyrazole, pyrazine, thiadiazole, or triazole, wherein the heterocycle is other than chloro substituted indole; and the pyrazole, when substituted, is substituted with other than trifluoromethyl, or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt thereof.
FILED Wednesday, October 03, 2018
APPL NO 16/151019
ART UNIT 1625 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 27/02 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 401/06 (20130101)
C07D 405/14 (20130101)
C07D 409/06 (20130101)
C07D 471/04 (20130101)
C07D 487/04 (20130101)
C07D 491/052 (20130101)
C07D 495/04 (20130101)
C07D 498/04 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028113 Bugni et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Fogarty International Center (FIC)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Timothy S. Bugni (Madison, Wisconsin);  Monica Tallarico Pupo (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil);  David R. Andes (Madison, Wisconsin);  Cameron R. Currie (Madison, Wisconsin);  Humberto Enrique Ortega Dominguez (Ribeirão Preto, Brazil)
ABSTRACT Cyphomycin, an isolated compound of Formula I or IA is provided. A compound isolated from insect Streptomyces and having a chemical formula of C77H122O26 is also provided. Compositions including Cyphomycin, such as pharmaceutical compositions including effective amounts of Cyphomycin for treating fungal infections such as Candida and Aspergillus, including drug-resistant strains thereof, are also disclosed. Methods of treating fungal infections with Cyphomycin and compositions thereof are disclosed.
FILED Friday, October 25, 2019
APPL NO 16/664722
ART UNIT 1623 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/351 (20130101)
A61K 31/513 (20130101)
A61K 31/4015 (20130101)
A61K 31/4196 (20130101)
A61K 31/7048 (20130101)

Sugars; Derivatives Thereof; Nucleosides; Nucleotides; Nucleic Acids
C07H 17/04 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/20 (20130101)
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US 11028118 Sauve et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) Cornell University (Ithaca, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Anthony Sauve (New Rochelle, New York);  Farheen Sultana Yang Mohammed (Jackson Heights, New York)
ABSTRACT The invention provides a process for the preparation of nicotinamide mononucleotide having formula (I):
The method involves the protection of nicotinamide riboside by ketalization, followed by phosphorylation and then deprotection to provide nicotinamide mononucleotide.
FILED Monday, March 16, 2020
APPL NO 16/820548
ART UNIT 1623 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Sugars; Derivatives Thereof; Nucleosides; Nucleotides; Nucleic Acids
C07H 1/02 (20130101)
C07H 19/048 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028129 Franco
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California)
INVENTOR(S) Alessandra Franco (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT In alternative embodiments, provided are compositions, including e.g., isolated, synthetic or recombinant peptides or polypeptides, for: expanding regulatory T cells (Treg) populations; or, for treating, ameliorating, preventing or reversing a vascular inflammation, and Kawasaki disease (KD) or a pediatric acute vasculitis of the coronary arteries, including vascular coronary abnormalities and the same or similar types of acute or chronic vascular inflammatory abnormalities, and methods for making and using them. In one embodiment, provided are immunotherapies for promoting expansion of natural, regulatory T cells to establish, or re-establish, vascular homeostasis; or, for treating, reversing, preventing or ameliorating: a disease or condition associated with an autoimmune disease or condition; an immune-mediated vascular disorder; a disease or condition that is currently treated with intravenous immunoglobulin (WIG) therapy; a vascular coronary abnormality; an acute or a chronic vasculitis; an autoimmune inflammatory vasculitis; a T cell mediated pediatric vasculitis; Kawasaki disease (KD) or a pediatric acute vasculitis of the coronary arteries; atherosclerosis; rheumatoid arthritis or Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis; an autoimmune disease or condition; or, a neoplastic hematological disorder such as a lymphoma (e.g., a T cell lymphoma) or a leukemia.
FILED Thursday, August 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/542168
ART UNIT 1658 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/14 (20130101)
A61K 9/127 (20130101)
A61K 38/00 (20130101)
A61K 39/0005 (20130101)
A61K 39/0008 (20130101)
A61K 2039/545 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 7/08 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028135 Lightfoot et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Yaima L. Lightfoot (Washington, District of Columbia);  Bikash Sahay (Gainesville, Florida);  Mansour Mohamadzadeh (Gainesville, Florida)
ABSTRACT The current invention provides a recombinant bacterium, the recombinant bacterium being genetically modified to decrease or eliminate the display of lipoteichoic acid (LTA), surface layer protein B (SlpB) and surface layer protein X (SlpX) on the surface of said bacterium. Efficacious therapies for a subject suffering from an inflammation mediated disease are also provided. The methods of the current invention comprise administering to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of the recombinant L. acidophilus cells or a therapeutically effective amount of the isolated surface layer protein A (SlpA) or a non-naturally occurring derivative thereof. The recombinant L. acidophilus cells or SlpA isolated from L. acidophilus can be in a pharmaceutical composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and/or excipient. In an embodiment of the invention, the pharmaceutical composition is administered orally.
FILED Friday, February 28, 2020
APPL NO 16/804020
ART UNIT 1645 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0053 (20130101)
A61K 35/747 (20130101)
A61K 38/13 (20130101)
A61K 38/13 (20130101)
A61K 38/164 (20130101)
A61K 38/164 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 14/335 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/20 (20130101)
C12N 15/746 (20130101)
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US 11028137 Raleigh et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Daniel Raleigh (Stony Brook, New York);  Rehana Akter (Stony Brook, New York);  Andisheh Abedini (New York, New York)
ABSTRACT Isolated non-naturally occurring, mutant-human islet amyloid polypeptides (IAPP) polypeptides, which are more soluble at neutral pH than the wild-type human islet amyloid polypeptide (hIAPP) protein are disclosed. These polypeptides can be formulated or co-formulated at physiological pH, which enable the polypeptides to be delivered to a subject in a single injection with an insulin agent. Methods and pharmacological compositions for treating an abnormal condition, such as an amyloid-based disease or type-1 diabetes in a subject are also disclosed.
FILED Thursday, February 01, 2018
APPL NO 16/482471
ART UNIT 1654 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 38/28 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 14/4711 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028162 Daugherty et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California);  CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (South San Francisco, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California);  CytomX Therapeutics, Inc. (South San Francisco, California)
INVENTOR(S) Patrick Sean Daugherty (Santa Barbara, California);  Nancy Stagliano (Santa Barbara, California);  Jerry Thomas (Goleta, California);  Kathryn Kamath (Santa Barbara, California);  James W. West (Santa Barbara, California);  Sanjay Khare (Newbury Park, California);  Jason Sagert (Santa Barbara, California)
ABSTRACT Activatable binding polypeptides (ABPs), which contain a target binding moiety (TBM), a masking moiety (MM), and a cleavable moiety (CM) are provided. Activatable antibody compositions, which contain a TBM containing an antigen binding domain (ABD), a MM and a CM are provided. Furthermore, ABPs which contain a first TBM, a second TBM and a CM are provided. The ABPs exhibit an “activatable” conformation such that at least one of the TBMs is less accessible to target when uncleaved than after cleavage of the CM in the presence of a cleaving agent capable of cleaving the CM. Further provided are libraries of candidate ABPs, methods of screening to identify such ABPs, and methods of use. Further provided are ABPs having TBMs that bind VEGF, CTLA-4, or VCAM, ABPs having a first TBM that binds VEGF and a second TBM that binds FGF, as well as compositions and methods of use.
FILED Monday, August 13, 2018
APPL NO 16/102531
ART UNIT 1647 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 16/22 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07K 16/24 (20130101)
C07K 16/42 (20130101)
C07K 16/2818 (20130101)
C07K 16/2836 (20130101)
C07K 2317/34 (20130101)
C07K 2317/622 (20130101)
C07K 2319/00 (20130101)
C07K 2319/30 (20130101)
C07K 2319/50 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/1034 (20130101)
C12N 15/1044 (20130101)
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US 11028175 Su
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Lishan Su (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to antibodies targeted to BDCA2 that deplete plasmacytoid dendritic cells (pDC) and methods of using the antibodies to treat disorders associated with pDC.
FILED Tuesday, January 29, 2019
APPL NO 16/260490
ART UNIT 1644 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 39/39541 (20130101)
A61K 2039/505 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 16/2851 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07K 2317/24 (20130101)
C07K 2317/34 (20130101)
C07K 2317/56 (20130101)
C07K 2317/76 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0081 (20130101)
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US 11028181 Eavarone et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
APPLICANT(S) Seagen Inc. (Bothell, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) Seagen Inc. (Bothell, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) David A. Eavarone (North Quincy, Massachusetts);  Jillian M. Prendergast (Maynard, Massachusetts);  Jeffrey Behrens (Newton, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides glycan-interacting antibodies and methods for producing glycan-interacting antibodies useful in the treatment and prevention of human disease, including cancer. Such glycan-interacting antibodies include humanized antibodies, derivatives and fragments thereof as well as related compositions and kits. Methods of using glycan-interacting antibodies for treatment and diagnosis are included.
FILED Thursday, November 10, 2016
APPL NO 15/775410
ART UNIT 1643 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 47/6803 (20170801)
A61K 47/6817 (20170801)
A61K 47/6851 (20170801)
A61K 2039/505 (20130101)
A61K 2039/572 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 16/3084 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07K 16/3092 (20130101)
C07K 2317/24 (20130101)
C07K 2317/33 (20130101)
C07K 2317/56 (20130101)
C07K 2317/73 (20130101)
C07K 2317/77 (20130101)
C07K 2317/92 (20130101)
C07K 2317/565 (20130101)
C07K 2317/567 (20130101)
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US 11028185 Ploegh et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Whitehead Institute for Biomedical Research (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Hidde L. Ploegh (Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts);  Martin D. Witte (Groningen, Netherlands);  Nicholas C. Yoder (Brookline, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT Methods and reagents for the installation of click chemistry handles on target proteins are provided, as well as modified proteins comprising click chemistry handles. Further, chimeric proteins, for example, bi-specific antibodies, that comprise two proteins conjugated via click chemistry, as well as methods for their generation and use are disclosed herein.
FILED Monday, September 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/140384
ART UNIT 1654 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 1/107 (20130101)
C07K 1/1072 (20130101)
C07K 16/18 (20130101)
C07K 16/468 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07K 2317/31 (20130101)
C07K 2317/62 (20130101)
C07K 2317/569 (20130101)
C07K 2319/00 (20130101)
C07K 2319/21 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/52 (20130101)
C12N 15/62 (20130101)
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US 11028367 Niklason et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) Yale University (New Haven, Connecticut)
ASSIGNEE(S) YALE UNIVERSITY (New Haven, Connecticut)
INVENTOR(S) Laura E. Niklason (Greenwich, Connecticut);  Julio J. Mendez (Bridgeport, Connecticut)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to the discovery that different stem cell types (e.g., bone marrow-derived mesenchymal stem cells (BM-MSC) and adipose-derived mesenchymal stem cells (AT-MSC)) undergo large changes in lung epithelial marker expression depending on the substrate on which they are cultured. The present invention includes methods and compositions for differentiating of mesenchymal stem cells, such as bone marrow and adipose tissue mesenchymal stem cells, into lung cells, populations of lung cells, and methods of alleviating or treating a lung defect in a subject in need thereof.
FILED Wednesday, August 13, 2014
APPL NO 14/911571
ART UNIT 1657 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 35/28 (20130101)
A61K 35/36 (20130101)
A61K 35/42 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0688 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2500/25 (20130101)
C12N 2500/84 (20130101)
C12N 2500/90 (20130101)
C12N 2501/11 (20130101)
C12N 2501/39 (20130101)
C12N 2501/81 (20130101)
C12N 2501/385 (20130101)
C12N 2501/395 (20130101)
C12N 2506/1353 (20130101)
C12N 2506/1384 (20130101)
C12N 2533/52 (20130101)
C12N 2533/54 (20130101)
C12N 2533/90 (20130101)
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US 11028380 Wolfe et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
APPLICANT(S) University of Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Massachusetts (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Scot Andrew Wolfe (Winchester, Massachusetts);  Mehmet Fatih Bolukbasi (Worcester, Massachusetts);  Ankit Gupta (Worcester, Massachusetts);  Erik J Sontheimer (Auburndale, Massachusetts);  Nadia Amrani (Shrewsbury, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides a Cas9 platform to facilitate single-site nuclease gene editing precision within a human genome. For example, a Cas9 nuclease/DNA-targeting unit (Cas9-DTU) fusion protein precisely delivers a Cas9/sgRNA complex to a specific target site within the genome for subsequent sgRNA-dependent cleavage of an adjacent target sequence. Alternatively, attenuating Cas9 binding using mutations to the a protospacer adjacent motif (PAM) recognition domain makes Cas9 target site recognition dependent on the associated DTU, all while retaining Cas9's sgRNA-mediated DNA cleavage fidelity. Cas9-DTU fusion proteins have improved target site binding precision, greater nuclease activity, and a broader sequence targeting range than standard Cas9 systems. Existing Cas9 or sgRNA variants (e.g., truncated sgRNAs (tru-gRNAs), nickases and FokI fusions) are compatible with these improvements to further reduce off-target cleavage. A robust, broadly applicable strategy is disclosed to impart Cas9 genome-editing systems with the single-genomic-site accuracy needed for safe, effective clinical application.
FILED Wednesday, December 19, 2018
APPL NO 16/226202
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 2319/80 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/22 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 301/00 (20130101)
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US 11028383 King et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle, Washington);  UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (Salt Lake City, Utah)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington);  University of Utah Research Foundation (Salt Lake City, Utah)
INVENTOR(S) Neil King (Seattle, Washington);  Wesley Sundquist (Salt Lake City, Utah);  Joerg Votteler (Salt Lake City, Utah);  Yang Hsia (Seattle, Washington);  David Baker (Seattle, Washington);  Jacob Bale (Seattle, Washington);  Marc Lajoie (Seattle, Washington);  Gabriel Butterfield (Seattle, Washington);  Elizabeth Gray (Seattle, Washington);  Daniel Stetson (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT The application discloses multimeric assemblies including multiple oligomeric substructures, where each oligomeric substructure includes multiple proteins that self-interact around at least one axis of rotational symmetry, where each protein includes one or more polypeptide-polypeptide interface (“O interface”); and one or more polypeptide domain that is capable of effecting membrane scission and release of an enveloped multimeric assembly from a cell by recruiting the ESCRT machinery to the site of budding by binding to one or more proteins in the eukaryotic ESCRT complex (“L domain”); and where the multimeric assembly includes one or more subunits comprising one or more polypeptide domain that is capable of interacting with a lipid bilayer (“M domain”), as well as membrane-enveloped versions of the multimeric assemblies.
FILED Wednesday, November 06, 2019
APPL NO 16/676253
ART UNIT 1656 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/00 (20130101)
C07K 14/435 (20130101)
C07K 2319/03 (20130101)
C07K 2319/06 (20130101)
C07K 2319/735 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/88 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 401/02014 (20130101)
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US 11028408 Perez et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) University of Maryland, College Park (College Park, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND, COLLEGE PARK (College Park, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Daniel R. Perez (Olney, Maryland);  Hongjun Chen (Hyattsville, Maryland);  Yibin Cai (Hyattsville, Maryland);  Lindomar Jose Pena (College Park, Maryland);  Matthew Angel (Greenbelt, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Disclosed are compositions and methods comprising one or more recombinant influenza viruses. Recombinant influenza viruses with mutated polymerases and/or rearranged genomes are disclosed. Constructs comprising different influenza nucleic acid sequences are also provided. Methods of inducing protecting immunity with the recombinant influenza viruses are disclosed. Also disclosed are methods of plasmid-free production of influenza virus comprising amplicons comprising one or more of influenza genes.
FILED Tuesday, May 28, 2013
APPL NO 13/903891
ART UNIT 1633 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 39/12 (20130101)
A61K 39/145 (20130101)
A61K 2039/70 (20130101)
A61K 2039/525 (20130101)
A61K 2039/543 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 7/00 (20130101)
C12N 15/86 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2760/16122 (20130101)
C12N 2760/16134 (20130101)
C12N 2760/16143 (20130101)
C12N 2760/16151 (20130101)
C12N 2760/16162 (20130101)
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US 11028412 Doudna et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California);  University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria);  Emmanuelle Charpentier (Braunschweig, Germany)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California);  University of Vienna (Vienna, Austria);  Emmanuelle Charpentier (Berlin, Germany)
INVENTOR(S) Jennifer A. Doudna (Berkeley, California);  Martin Jinek (Berkeley, California);  Krzysztof Chylinski (Vienna, Austria);  Emmanuelle Charpentier (Braunschweig, Germany)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure provides a DNA-targeting RNA that comprises a targeting sequence and, together with a modifying polypeptide, provides for site-specific modification of a target DNA and/or a polypeptide associated with the target DNA. The present disclosure further provides site-specific modifying polypeptides. The present disclosure further provides methods of site-specific modification of a target DNA and/or a polypeptide associated with the target DNA The present disclosure provides methods of modulating transcription of a target nucleic acid in a target cell, generally involving contacting the target nucleic acid with an enzymatically inactive Cas9 polypeptide and a DNA-targeting RNA. Kits and compositions for carrying out the methods are also provided. The present disclosure provides genetically modified cells that produce Cas9; and Cas9 transgenic non-human multicellular organisms.
FILED Thursday, October 29, 2020
APPL NO 17/084023
ART UNIT 1636 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
New Plants or Processes for Obtaining Them; Plant Reproduction by Tissue Culture Techniques
A01H 6/4684 (20180501)

Animal Husbandry; Care of Birds, Fishes, Insects; Fishing; Rearing or Breeding Animals, Not Otherwise Provided For; New Breeds of Animals
A01K 67/027 (20130101)

Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 38/465 (20130101)
A61K 48/00 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/22 (20130101)
C12N 15/63 (20130101)
C12N 15/70 (20130101)
C12N 15/90 (20130101)
C12N 15/102 (20130101)
C12N 15/111 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 15/746 (20130101)
C12N 15/902 (20130101)
C12N 15/907 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2310/11 (20130101)
C12N 2310/13 (20130101)
C12N 2310/14 (20130101)
C12N 2310/20 (20170501)
C12N 2310/31 (20130101)
C12N 2310/32 (20130101)
C12N 2310/33 (20130101)
C12N 2310/531 (20130101)
C12N 2310/3519 (20130101)
C12N 2800/80 (20130101)

Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/686 (20130101)

Enzymes
C12Y 301/04 (20130101)
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US 11028413 Ajikumar et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  National University of Singapore (Singapore, Singapore)
ASSIGNEE(S) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  National University of Singapore (Singapore, Singapore)
INVENTOR(S) Parayil K. Ajikumar (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  Gregory Stephanopoulos (Winchester, Massachusetts);  Heng Phon Too (Singapore, Singapore)
ABSTRACT The invention relates to the production of one or more terpenoids through microbial engineering, and relates to the manufacture of products comprising terpenoids.
FILED Thursday, March 05, 2020
APPL NO 16/809838
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/70 (20130101)

Fermentation or Enzyme-using Processes to Synthesise a Desired Chemical Compound or Composition or to Separate Optical Isomers From a Racemic Mixture
C12P 5/007 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12P 7/42 (20130101)
C12P 9/00 (20130101)
C12P 15/00 (20130101)
C12P 17/02 (20130101)
C12P 19/56 (20130101)
C12P 23/00 (20130101)

Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/689 (20130101)
C12Q 2600/158 (20130101)

Printed Circuits; Casings or Constructional Details of Electric Apparatus; Manufacture of Assemblages of Electrical Components
H05K 999/99 (20130101)
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US 11028429 Joung et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) The General Hospital Corporation (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) The General Hospital Corporation (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) J. Keith Joung (Winchester, Massachusetts);  Shengdar Tsai (Memphis, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT Sensitive, unbiased methods for genome-wide detection of potential off-target nuclease cleavage sites in DNA, e.g., in cell type-specific genomic DNA samples.
FILED Thursday, May 31, 2018
APPL NO 15/994939
ART UNIT 1639 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/1093 (20130101)
C12N 15/1093 (20130101)

Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/6855 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12Q 2521/301 (20130101)
C12Q 2521/319 (20130101)
C12Q 2521/501 (20130101)
C12Q 2525/191 (20130101)
C12Q 2525/301 (20130101)
C12Q 2535/122 (20130101)

Combinatorial Chemistry; Libraries, e.g Chemical Libraries
C40B 40/06 (20130101)
C40B 50/06 (20130101)
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US 11028444 Rimsza et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland);  Arizona Board of Regents on Behalf of the University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona);  Queen Mary University of London (London, United Kingdom);  Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska);  Oslo University Hospital HF (Oslo, Norway);  Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, Oregon);  University of Rochester (Rochester, New York);  Hospital Clinic de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain);  Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain);  British Columbia Cancer Agency Branch (Vancouver, Canada);  Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg (Würzburg, Germany)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary, Department of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland);  Arizona Board of Regents on behalf of the University of Arizona (Tucson, Arizona);  Queen Mary University of London (London, United Kingdom);  Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska);  Oslo University Hospital HF (Oslo, Norway);  Oregon Health and Science University (Portland, Oregon);  University of Rochester (Rochester, New York);  Hospital Clinic de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain);  Universitat de Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain);  British Columbia Cancer Agency Branch (Vancouver, Canada);  Julius-Maximilians-University of Würzburg (Würzburg, Germany)
INVENTOR(S) Lisa M. Rimsza (Scottsdale, Arizona);  Andrew T. Lister (London, United Kingdom);  Wing C. Chan (Pasadena, California);  Dennis Weisenburger (Glendora, California);  Jan Delabie (Toronto, Canada);  Erlend B. Smeland (Oslo, Norway);  Harald Holte (Oslo, Norway);  Stein Kvaløy (Oslo, Norway);  Rita M. Braziel (West Linn, Oregon);  Richard I. Fisher (Pittsford, New York);  Pedro Jares (Barcelona, Spain);  Armando Lopez-Guillermo (Barcelona, Spain);  Elias Campo Guerri (Barcelona, Spain);  Elaine S. Jaffe (Great Falls, Virginia);  Georg Lenz (Berlin, Germany);  Wyndham H. Wilson (Washington, District of Columbia);  George W. Wright (Rockville, Maryland);  Sandeep S. Dave (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Louis M. Staudt (Bethesda, Maryland);  Randy D. Gascoyne (North Vancouver, Canada);  Joseph M. Connors (Vancouver, Canada);  Hans-Konrad Muller-Hermelink (Würzburg, Germany);  Andreas Rosenwald (Würzburg, Germany);  German Ott (Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany)
ABSTRACT The invention provides methods and materials related to a gene expression-based survival predictor for DLBCL patients.
FILED Friday, April 27, 2018
APPL NO 15/965510
ART UNIT 1631 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/6886 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12Q 2600/106 (20130101)
C12Q 2600/112 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/57407 (20130101)
G01N 2800/52 (20130101)
G01N 2800/56 (20130101)
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US 11028448 Innocenti et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Federico Innocenti (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Julia Quintanilha (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Danyu Lin (Chapel Hill, North Carolina);  Kouros Owzar (Durham, North Carolina);  Jin Wang (Chapel Hill, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT The disclosure relates to methods of identifying subjects at risk of developing bevacizumab-induced toxicities such as proteinuria and/or hypertension involving measuring nucleic acid or gene mutations in a sample obtained from the subject.
FILED Friday, July 17, 2020
APPL NO 16/932002
ART UNIT 1634 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/6883 (20130101)
C12Q 1/6886 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12Q 2600/106 (20130101)
C12Q 2600/156 (20130101)
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US 11029287 Wang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Pasadena, California)
INVENTOR(S) Lihong Wang (Arcadia, California);  Liang Song (St. Louis, Missouri);  Konstantin Maslov (Pasadena, California);  Bin Rao (St. Louis, Missouri)
ABSTRACT A probe for use with an imaging system, including a scanning device configured to receive a first light beam from a light source, a beam-divider configured to split the first light beam into a plurality of second light beams, and a focusing device configured to focus each of the second light beams on respective locations in an object of interest is disclosed.
FILED Tuesday, April 02, 2019
APPL NO 16/372597
ART UNIT 2863 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/42 (20130101)
A61B 5/0095 (20130101)
A61B 5/441 (20130101)
A61B 5/4064 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 29/2418 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 2291/028 (20130101)
G01N 2291/106 (20130101)

Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 21/36 (20130101)
G02B 26/105 (20130101)
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US 11029303 Blake et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE)
APPLICANT(S) The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund (New Orleans, Louisiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE ADMINISTRATORS OF THE TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND (New Orleans, Louisiana)
INVENTOR(S) Diane Blake (Mandeville, Louisiana);  Yue Sun (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT The invention is directed to antibody compositions that specifically bind to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and kits encompassing the same.
FILED Thursday, November 30, 2017
APPL NO 15/827241
ART UNIT 1641 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 16/005 (20130101)
C07K 16/44 (20130101)
C07K 2317/33 (20130101)
C07K 2317/92 (20130101)
C07K 2317/622 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/2835 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 33/5308 (20130101)
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US 11029308 Matsunami
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)
APPLICANT(S) DUKE UNIVERSITY (Durham, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) DUKE UNIVERSITY (Durham, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Hiro Matsunami (Durham, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT The present invention relates to an odorant receptor based odorant sensor system and related methods. In particular, systems and methods are provided permitting detection and discrimination of an odorant molecule in a vapor/gaseous phase using a panel of odorant receptors expressed in heterologous cells.
FILED Friday, October 27, 2017
APPL NO 16/345878
ART UNIT 1649 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/0001 (20130101)
G01N 33/5088 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029310 Beebe et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) David J. Beebe (Monona, Wisconsin);  Scott M. Berry (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT A device and a method for isolating a target from a sample are provided. The target is bound to solid phase substrate to form a target bound solid phase substrate. The device includes a first plate having a first region for receiving at least a portion of the sample. A second plate is spaced from the first plate by a distance and has a first region for receiving a reagent. A force attracts the target bound solid phase substrate toward the first region of the second plate such that the target bound solid phase substrate in the portion of the sample are drawn through the air gap and into the reagent by the force.
FILED Thursday, March 14, 2013
APPL NO 13/804122
ART UNIT 1641 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Laboratory Apparatus for General Use
B01L 3/5085 (20130101)
B01L 3/5088 (20130101)
B01L 2200/16 (20130101)
B01L 2300/161 (20130101)
B01L 2300/0819 (20130101)
B01L 2400/043 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 1/34 (20130101)
G01N 1/405 (20130101)
G01N 33/54326 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Technical Subjects Covered by Former US Classification
Y10T 436/25375 (20150115)
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US 11029313 Poznansky et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) The General Hospital Corporation (Boston, Massachusetts);  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London, United Kingdom)
ASSIGNEE(S) The General Hospital Corporation (Boston, Massachusetts);  Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine (London, United Kingdom)
INVENTOR(S) Mark C. Poznansky (Newton Center, Massachusetts);  Hajah Siti Fatimah Jaafar (Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei);  Dulcie V. Coleman (London, United Kingdom);  Pierre LeBlanc (Boston, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The invention generally features compositions and methods for the diagnosis, treatment, and monitoring of neoplasia in a subject, as well as methods of treatment selection.
FILED Monday, February 05, 2018
APPL NO 15/888662
ART UNIT 1647 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/574 (20130101)
G01N 33/57411 (20130101)
G01N 33/57449 (20130101)
G01N 33/57484 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 33/57492 (20130101)
G01N 2333/025 (20130101)
G01N 2333/522 (20130101)
G01N 2800/52 (20130101)
G01N 2800/56 (20130101)
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US 11029320 Kleinfeld et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California)
INVENTOR(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California);  Andrew Henry Huber (Encinitas, California);  James Patrick Kampf (San Diego, California);  Thomas Kwan (San Diego, California);  Baolong Zhu (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT Identification and use of proteins fluorescently labeled and that undergo a change in fluorescence index upon binding bilirubin are described. Probes are disclosed which are labeled at a cysteine or lysine residue and also probes labeled at both cysteine and lysine with two different fluorophores. These probes are useful for determination of unbound bilirubin levels in a fluid sample.
FILED Wednesday, March 27, 2019
APPL NO 16/366143
ART UNIT 1654 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/47 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 21/6428 (20130101)
G01N 33/92 (20130101)
G01N 33/533 (20130101)
G01N 33/582 (20130101)
G01N 33/728 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 2800/52 (20130101)

Technical Subjects Covered by Former US Classification
Y10T 436/146666 (20150115)
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US 11029418 Adler
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
APPLICANT(S) THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, as represented by THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Bethesda, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY, DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES (Bethesda, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Stephen S. Adler (Chevy Chase, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Methods and apparatus for calibrating radioactive sources are described. An array of scintillation detectors forms a receptacle within which a sample or sample container can be retained by a holder. The scintillation detectors are coupled via light transducers such as photomultiplier tubes (PMTs) to independent electronic counters. Coincidence processing of time-tagged events yields a correlated event rate. One or more corrections can be applied as needed, for background counts, deadtime, or random coincidences. Voltage tuning of PMTs yields improved reproducibility. Accuracy of 1% has been demonstrated over a range of 10 kBq-3 MBq.
FILED Tuesday, September 04, 2018
APPL NO 16/644441
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/167 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01T 1/2006 (20130101)
G01T 1/2023 (20130101)
G01T 7/005 (20130101)
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US 11029427 Abbaszadeh et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois);  The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Shiva Abbaszadeh (Champaign, Illinois);  Garry Chinn (San Mateo, California);  Craig Levin (Palo Alto, California)
ABSTRACT Measuring in a first semiconductor crystal two anode channels and two cathode channels and measuring in a second semiconductor crystal one anode channel and one cathode channel; responsive to an energy of a sum of the two anode channels being within an energy window and an energy of the one anode channel being within the energy window: separating the two anode channels and the two cathode channels into combinations of anode-cathode channel pairs; for each of the anode-cathode channel pairs, determining a respective direction difference angle, each respective direction difference angle being determined via use of the one anode channel and one cathode channel; determining a determined one of the direction difference angles that has a smallest value; and setting as an initial interaction position of a photon a selected one of the anode-cathode channel pairs that corresponds to the determined direction difference angle. Additional embodiments are disclosed.
FILED Friday, October 25, 2019
APPL NO 16/664613
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/2985 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 31/02966 (20130101)
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US 11030531 Wong et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Division of Graduate Education (DGE)
APPLICANT(S) TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Wilson W. Wong (Brookine, Massachusetts);  Benjamin Harris Weinberg (Boston, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The invention provides, inter alia, recombinase-based systems that provide for integrated logic and memory in living cells such as mammalian cells. The nucleic acid cassettes, switches, and systems described herein allow for control of gene expression or gene regulation. The invention also provides nucleic acid-based switches for adopted T-cell therapy.
FILED Monday, June 08, 2015
APPL NO 15/316353
ART UNIT 1631 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0635 (20130101)
C12N 5/0636 (20130101)
C12N 15/11 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 15/1082 (20130101)
C12N 2840/002 (20130101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/123 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Bioinformatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for Genetic or Protein-related Data Processing in Computational Molecular Biology
G16B 5/00 (20190201)
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US 11030747 Feng et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) Xue Feng (Lexington, Kentucky);  Quan Chen (Lexington, Kentucky)
ASSIGNEE(S)
INVENTOR(S) Xue Feng (Lexington, Kentucky);  Quan Chen (Lexington, Kentucky)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for automatic thoracic organ segmentation. The method includes: receiving three-dimensional (3D) images obtained by a computed tomography (CT) system; processing the 3D images to have the same spatial resolution and matrix size; building a two-stage deep learning framework using convolutional neural networks (CNNs) for organ segmentation; adapting the deep learning framework to be compatible with incomplete training data; improving the CNNs upon arrival of new training data; post-processing the output from the deep learning framework to obtain final organ segmentation.
FILED Wednesday, March 04, 2020
APPL NO 16/809491
ART UNIT 2667 — Image Analysis; Applications; Pattern Recognition; Color and compression; Enhancement and Transformation
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 5/1039 (20130101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/08 (20130101)

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/0014 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06T 7/174 (20170101)
G06T 11/008 (20130101)
G06T 15/08 (20130101)
G06T 19/20 (20130101)
G06T 2207/10081 (20130101)
G06T 2207/20081 (20130101)
G06T 2207/20084 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30012 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30048 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30056 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30061 (20130101)
G06T 2211/424 (20130101)

Healthcare Informatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for the Handling or Processing of Medical or Healthcare Data
G16H 20/40 (20180101)
G16H 30/40 (20180101)
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US 11030780 Hyun et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
INVENTOR(S) Dongwoon Hyun (Sunnyvale, California);  Jeremy J. Dahl (Palo Alto, California);  Kevin T. Looby (Stanford, California);  Leandra L. Brickson (Menlo Park, California)
ABSTRACT Ultrasound B-mode images are reconstructed directly from transducer channel signals using a convolutional neural network (CNN). The CNN is trained with a dataset including, as inputs, simulated transducer array channel signals containing simulated speckle and, as outputs, corresponding simulated speckle-free B-mode ground truth images. After training, measured real-time RF signals taken directly from an ultrasound transducer array elements prior to summation are input to the CNN and processed by the CNN to generate as output an estimated real-time B-mode image with reduced speckle.
FILED Tuesday, March 26, 2019
APPL NO 16/365175
ART UNIT 2661 — Image Analysis; Applications; Pattern Recognition; Color and compression; Enhancement and Transformation
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 8/5207 (20130101)
A61B 8/5215 (20130101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/08 (20130101)
G06N 20/00 (20190101)

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 11/008 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06T 2211/428 (20130101)
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US 11032224 Hsu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Office of the Director (NIHOD)
APPLICANT(S) Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, California)
INVENTOR(S) Patrick D. Hsu (San Diego, California);  Silvana Konermann (Menlo Park, California)
ABSTRACT Provided herein are CRISPR/Cas methods and compositions for targeting RNA molecules, which can be used to detect, edit, or modify a target RNA.
FILED Wednesday, June 03, 2020
APPL NO 16/891518
ART UNIT 1636 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/22 (20130101)
C12N 15/85 (20130101)
C12N 15/102 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 15/8201 (20130101)
C12N 15/8213 (20130101)
C12N 2310/16 (20130101)
C12N 2310/20 (20170501)
C12N 2310/3519 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 9/08 (20130101)
H04L 9/30 (20130101)
H04L 45/745 (20130101)
H04L 51/08 (20130101)
H04L 51/12 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 51/14 (20130101)
H04L 51/18 (20130101)
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US 11032225 Hsu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
Office of the Director (NIHOD)
APPLICANT(S) Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Salk Institute for Biological Studies (La Jolla, California)
INVENTOR(S) Patrick D. Hsu (San Diego, California);  Silvana Konermann (Menlo Park, California)
ABSTRACT Provided herein are CRISPR/Cas methods and compositions for targeting RNA molecules, which can be used to detect, edit, or modify a target RNA.
FILED Wednesday, June 03, 2020
APPL NO 16/891769
ART UNIT 1636 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/22 (20130101)
C12N 15/85 (20130101)
C12N 15/102 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 15/8201 (20130101)
C12N 15/8213 (20130101)
C12N 2310/16 (20130101)
C12N 2310/20 (20170501)
C12N 2310/3519 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 9/08 (20130101)
H04L 9/30 (20130101)
H04L 45/745 (20130101)
H04L 51/08 (20130101)
H04L 51/12 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 51/14 (20130101)
H04L 51/18 (20130101)
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Department of Defense (DOD) 

US 11026603 Omenetto et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
United States Army (USA)
Department of the Navy (DON)
United States Navy (USN)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)
APPLICANT(S) Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Trustees of Tufts College (Medford, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Fiorenzo G. Omenetto (Lexington, Massachusetts);  Peter Tseng (Saratoga, California);  Bradley Napier (Madison, Connecticut);  Mark Brenckle (Acton, Massachusetts);  Logan Garbarini (Boulder, Colorado)
ABSTRACT This disclosure provides a dielectric sensor configured to detect a physiological variable within a subject. The dielectric sensor having at least one split-ring resonator configured to be positioned within an oral cavity of the subject and to be bioresponsive to at least one physiological variable. The split-ring resonator having a first resonator loop, a second resonator loop, and a dielectric interlayer interposed between and contacting the first resonator and the second resonator.
FILED Wednesday, April 03, 2019
APPL NO 16/374496
ART UNIT 3791 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/682 (20130101)
A61B 5/1468 (20130101)
A61B 5/4845 (20130101)
A61B 5/14507 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 5/14532 (20130101)
A61B 5/14539 (20130101)
A61B 5/14546 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 27/028 (20130101)
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US 11026641 Peikert et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army
APPLICANT(S) Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (Rochester, Minnesota);  Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research (Rochester, Minnesota);  Vanderbilt University (Nashville, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Tobias Peikert (Rochester, Minnesota);  Ronald A. Karwoski (Rochester, Minnesota);  Fabien Maldonado (Brentwood, Tennessee);  Srinivasan Rajagopalan (Chennai, India);  Brian J. Bartholmai (Rochester, Minnesota)
ABSTRACT Systems and methods are provided for classifying a tissue mass as malignant or benign. The method includes identifying a region of interest in the tissue mass in computed tomography (CT) imaging data, segmenting the CT imaging data to delimit at least a portion of the tissue mass into image segments, extracting a set of radiomic parameters indicative of the tissue mass. The set of radiomic parameters may include tissue mass location, tissue mass shape, tissue mass surface characteristic, or tissue mass texture distribution indicative of the amount of image segments identified. The method also includes generating a report classifying the indeterminate lung nodule as being malignant or benign based on the set of radiomic parameters of the indeterminate lung nodule.
FILED Tuesday, October 16, 2018
APPL NO 16/162103
ART UNIT 2662 — Image Analysis; Applications; Pattern Recognition; Color and compression; Enhancement and Transformation
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 6/032 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 6/463 (20130101)
A61B 6/466 (20130101)
A61B 6/5217 (20130101)
A61B 6/5229 (20130101)
A61B 8/13 (20130101)

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/11 (20170101)
G06T 7/0012 (20130101)
G06T 2207/10081 (20130101)
G06T 2207/30064 (20130101)
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US 11026816 Perry et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
APPLICANT(S) DEKA Products Limited Partnership (Manchester, New Hampshire)
ASSIGNEE(S) DEKA Products Limited Partnership (Manchester, New Hampshire)
INVENTOR(S) N. Christopher Perry (Manchester, New Hampshire);  Keith D. Violette (Sandown, New Hampshire);  Grant A. Peret (Bedford, New Hampshire);  David D. B. Cannan (Manchester, New Hampshire);  Christopher C. Langenfeld (Nashua, New Hampshire);  Jacob P. Laplante (Manchester, New Hampshire);  Thomas A. Doyon (Manchester, New Hampshire)
ABSTRACT A prosthetic device. The prosthetic device may include a flexure cut and/or a sensor to detect movement in accordance with a degree of movement. In an embodiment, the sensor may be disposed within the flexure cut. Other embodiments include at least one wire configured to connect a sensor located in a distal portion to a proximal portion, while annularly traversing a joint.
FILED Friday, January 12, 2018
APPL NO 15/870162
ART UNIT 3774 — Medical & Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies
CURRENT CPC
Filters Implantable into Blood Vessels; Prostheses; Devices Providing Patency To, or Preventing Collapsing Of, Tubular Structures of the Body, e.g Stents; Orthopaedic, Nursing or Contraceptive Devices; Fomentation; Treatment or Protection of Eyes or Ears; Bandages, Dressings or Absorbent Pads; First-aid Kits
A61F 2/50 (20130101)
A61F 2/54 (20130101)
A61F 2/70 (20130101)
A61F 2/76 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61F 2/586 (20130101)
A61F 2002/704 (20130101)
A61F 2002/5072 (20130101)
A61F 2002/6863 (20130101)
A61F 2002/7615 (20130101)
A61F 2002/7635 (20130101)
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US 11026834 Cesaroni
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
U.S. Special Operations Command (USSOCOM)
APPLICANT(S) Cesaroni Technology Incorporated (Sarasota, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) Cesaroni Aerospace Incorporated (Sarasota, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Anthony J. Cesaroni (Sarasota, Florida)
ABSTRACT The present invention is directed to a body temperature controlling system comprising at least one member receiving a flow of gas from at least one blower in communication with said at least one member, said at least one member directing said flow of gas onto a wearer thereof.
FILED Monday, February 25, 2019
APPL NO 16/284497
ART UNIT 3783 — Body Treatment, Kinestherapy, and Exercising
CURRENT CPC
Filters Implantable into Blood Vessels; Prostheses; Devices Providing Patency To, or Preventing Collapsing Of, Tubular Structures of the Body, e.g Stents; Orthopaedic, Nursing or Contraceptive Devices; Fomentation; Treatment or Protection of Eyes or Ears; Bandages, Dressings or Absorbent Pads; First-aid Kits
A61F 7/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61F 2007/0063 (20130101)
A61F 2007/0069 (20130101)
A61F 2007/0075 (20130101)
A61F 2007/0234 (20130101)
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US 11026894 Irvine et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Army Research Office (ARO)
APPLICANT(S) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Darrell J. Irvine (Arlington, Massachusetts);  Ron Weiss (Newton, Massachusetts);  Tasuku Kitada (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  Mariane Melo (Stoneham, Massachusetts);  Yuan Zhang (Cambridge, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are lipid nanoparticles comprising 1,2-dioleoyl-3-trimethylammonium propane (DOTAP), 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphocholine (DSPC), cholesterol, and 1,2-distearoyl-sn-glycero-3-phosphoethanolamine-N-[amino(polyethylene glycol)-2000](DSPE-PEG2000), compositions including such lipid nanoparticles, and methods of treatment using such lipid nanoparticles and compositions.
FILED Friday, January 10, 2020
APPL NO 16/739197
ART UNIT 1617 — Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0019 (20130101)
A61K 9/5123 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 38/2086 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/00 (20180101)
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US 11026947 Yu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)
APPLICANT(S) The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  The United States of America, As Represented By The Secretary, Department Of Health And Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Brigham and Women's Hospital, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts);  The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary, Dept, of Health and Human Services (Bethesda, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Paul B. Yu (Boston, Massachusetts);  Wenwei Huang (Rockville, Maryland);  Philip Edward Sanderson (Bethesda, Maryland);  Jian-Kang Jiang (Columbia, Maryland);  Khalida Shamim (Gaithersburg, Maryland);  Wei Zheng (Potomac, Maryland);  Xiuli Huang (Potomac, Maryland);  Gregory Tawa (Doylestown, Pennsylvania);  Arthur Lee (San Jose, California);  Asaf Alimardanov (North Bethesda, Maryland);  Junfeng Huang (Woodstock, Maryland)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides small-molecule inhibitors of BMP signaling and compositions and methods for inhibiting BMP signaling. These compounds and compositions may be used to modulate cell growth, differentiation, proliferation, and apoptosis, and thus may be useful for treating diseases or conditions associated with BMP signaling, including inflammation, cardiovascular disease, hematological disease, cancer, and bone disorders, as well as for modulating cellular differentiation and/or proliferation. These compounds and compositions may also be used to treat subjects with Sjögren's syndrome, or diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma (DIPG).
FILED Thursday, April 26, 2018
APPL NO 16/608489
ART UNIT 1626 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/519 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 31/551 (20130101)
A61K 31/675 (20130101)
A61K 31/5377 (20130101)
A61K 45/06 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 19/08 (20180101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 487/04 (20130101)
C07D 519/00 (20130101)

Acyclic, Carbocyclic or Heterocyclic Compounds Containing Elements Other Than Carbon, Hydrogen, Halogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Selenium or Tellurium
C07F 9/6561 (20130101)
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US 11027028 Lascola
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
APPLICANT(S) DUKE UNIVERSITY (Durham, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) Duke University (Durham, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Christopher David Lascola (Durham, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT Provided herein is a compound useful as a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) contrast agent and a therapeutic agent, said compound having a structure represented by: Y—X—Z wherein, X is Mn(II), and Y and Z are each independently a bisphosphonate coupled to one or more therapeutic agents. Methods of use of the compound for MRI imaging and treatment for cancer or a microbial infection are also provided.
FILED Wednesday, October 26, 2016
APPL NO 16/095076
ART UNIT 1618 — Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0019 (20130101)
A61K 31/663 (20130101)
A61K 31/675 (20130101)
A61K 47/548 (20170801)
A61K 49/06 (20130101)
A61K 49/085 (20130101)
A61K 49/101 (20130101)
A61K 49/103 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61K 49/106 (20130101)

Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 35/00 (20180101)
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US 11027086 Bowen
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Secretary of the Army (SECARMY)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States, as Represented by the Secretary of the Army (Ft. Detrick, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States as represented by the Secretary of the Army (Ft. Detrick, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Larry E. Bowen (Williamsport, Maryland)
ABSTRACT In at least one embodiment, a system includes an inhalation source; a plenum in fluid communication with the inhalation source; at least one challenge plethysmography mask in fluid communication with the plenum, for each challenge plethysmography mask including a mask having a cavity to receive at least a nose of a test animal, a delivery conduit in fluid communication with the plenum and the cavity of the mask, at least one exhaust conduit in fluid communication with the cavity of the mask and the plenum, and a pressure sensor attached to the mask to measure pressure within the cavity of the mask; at least one processor in electrical communication with the at least one pressure sensor, the processor configured to process an output signal of the pressure sensor into respiratory data for each test animal during an exposure study; and an exhaust system in fluid communication with the plenum.
FILED Tuesday, February 07, 2017
APPL NO 16/076094
ART UNIT 3785 — Body Treatment, Kinestherapy, and Exercising
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/091 (20130101)
A61B 5/4821 (20130101)

Devices for Introducing Media Into, or Onto, the Body; Devices for Transducing Body Media or for Taking Media From the Body; Devices for Producing or Ending Sleep or Stupor
A61M 16/06 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61M 16/085 (20140204)
A61M 2250/00 (20130101)
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US 11027122 McLaughlin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC)
APPLICANT(S) Micro-Leads, Inc. (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Micro-Leads, Inc. (Somerville, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Bryan L. McLaughlin (Cambridge, Massachusetts);  Kevin Meador (Boston, Massachusetts);  Girish Chitnis (Watertown, Massachusetts);  John Ogren (Antrim, New Hampshire)
ABSTRACT A method assists a person by providing an electrode array having a substrate supporting a plurality of stimulation contacts configured to stimulate at least a portion of the spinal cord neural tissue. The method also implants, in a medically uncompressed manner, the therapy array in the epidural space, where a portion of the therapy array is positioned adjacent to at least one pedicle with stimulation contacts positioned adjacent to at least one dorsal root laterally and at least one fasciculi of the dorsal column within the vertebral foramen at one or more vertebral levels.
FILED Friday, January 19, 2018
APPL NO 15/876035
ART UNIT 3792 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 1/0551 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 1/36062 (20170801)
A61N 1/36071 (20130101)
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US 11027145 Ringeisen et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Bradley R. Ringeisen (Lorton, Virginia);  Peter K. Wu (Ashland, Oregon)
ABSTRACT A method using a receiving substrate and a target substrate having a photon-transparent support, a photon absorbent interlayer coated on the support, and a tissue-implantable particle on top of the interlayer opposite to the support. A source of photon energy is directed through the transparent support so that the photon energy strikes the interlayer. A portion of the interlayer is energized by absorption of the photon energy. The energized interlayer causes a transfer of the particle across a gap between the target substrate and the receiving substrate and embedding of the particle into the receiving substrate.
FILED Friday, December 14, 2018
APPL NO 16/220505
ART UNIT 1717 — Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/00 (20130101)

Devices for Introducing Media Into, or Onto, the Body; Devices for Transducing Body Media or for Taking Media From the Body; Devices for Producing or Ending Sleep or Stupor
A61M 37/00 (20130101)

Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 5/062 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 2005/067 (20130101)
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US 11027258 Pietron et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Jeremy J. Pietron (Washington, District of Columbia);  Paul A. Desario (Alexandria, Virginia);  Debra R. Rolison (Arlington, Virginia);  Todd H. Brintlinger (Washington, District of Columbia);  Rhonda Michele Stroud (Washington, District of Columbia)
ABSTRACT A composition having: titania aerogel having titania nanoparticles and copper nanoparticles. Each of the copper nanoparticles is in contact with more than one of the titania nanoparticles. A method of: providing a titania aerogel, and forming or depositing copper nanoparticles onto the surface of the titania aerogel.
FILED Wednesday, March 29, 2017
APPL NO 15/472782
ART UNIT 1795 — Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Processes, e.g Catalysis or Colloid Chemistry; Their Relevant Apparatus
B01J 21/063 (20130101)
B01J 23/72 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B01J 35/002 (20130101)
B01J 35/004 (20130101)
B01J 35/006 (20130101)
B01J 35/0013 (20130101)
B01J 35/1061 (20130101)
B01J 37/0072 (20130101)
B01J 37/0215 (20130101)
B01J 37/344 (20130101)

Non-metallic Elements; Compounds Thereof;
C01B 3/10 (20130101)
C01B 3/042 (20130101)
C01B 13/0207 (20130101)

General Methods of Organic Chemistry; Apparatus Therefor
C07B 33/00 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 301/03 (20130101)

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
Y02E 60/36 (20130101)
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US 11027479 Najafi et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Department of the Army (DOA)
APPLICANT(S) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
INVENTOR(S) Khalil Najafi (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Jae Yoong Cho (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ABSTRACT Methods for fabricating three-dimensional microstructures are provided. The method includes disposing a reflow material on a mold, heating the reflow material, and creating a pressure gradient across the reflow material to reflow the material towards a bottom surface of the mold. The mold includes a molding region, a boundary region, and a thermal-isolating region disposed therebetween. The molding region includes a cavity and a projection projecting upwards from a bottom surface of the cavity. The thermal-isolating region includes at least one pocket formed adjacent to and along a perimeter of the cavity of the molding region. During heating, the temperature of the molding region is higher than that of the boundary region and the thermal-isolating region controls the thermal conductivity and mass therebetween. The material reflows towards the bottom surface of the cavity and the protrusion helps shapes the reflow material to form a substantially symmetrical three-dimensional microstructure.
FILED Thursday, September 21, 2017
APPL NO 15/711254
ART UNIT 1741 — Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
CURRENT CPC
Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 51/10 (20130101)
B29C 51/36 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B29C 51/421 (20130101)
B29C 51/428 (20130101)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclass B29C, Relating to Particular Articles
B29L 2031/34 (20130101)
B29L 2031/752 (20130101)

Processes or Apparatus Specially Adapted for the Manufacture or Treatment of Microstructural Devices or Systems
B81C 1/00634 (20130101)
B81C 99/009 (20130101)
B81C 99/0085 (20130101)

Measuring Distances, Levels or Bearings; Surveying; Navigation; Gyroscopic Instruments; Photogrammetry or Videogrammetry
G01C 19/5691 (20130101)
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US 11027842 Albrecht et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United Statas of America. as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Nicholas H. Albrecht (Ridgecrest, California);  Vincent R. Schuetz (Ridgecrest, California);  Pavel K. Rybakov (Ridgecrest, California);  Chase A. York (Ridgecrest, California);  Scott D. Slaughter (Ridgecrest, California);  Derek A. Hamel (Ridgecrest, California)
ABSTRACT Embodiments are directed to releasing smaller unmanned aerial vehicles from larger unmanned aerial vehicles. Apparatus and system embodiments are disclosed for physically retaining and ejecting the smaller unmanned aerial vehicles, including the communication networks associated with the command and control of both the smaller unmanned aerial vehicles and the larger unmanned aerial vehicles.
FILED Wednesday, June 13, 2018
APPL NO 16/007733
ART UNIT 3644 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Aeroplanes; Helicopters
B64C 39/024 (20130101)
B64C 2201/206 (20130101)

Equipment for Fitting in or to Aircraft; Flying Suits; Parachutes; Arrangements or Mounting of Power Plants or Propulsion Transmissions in Aircraft
B64D 1/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B64D 5/00 (20130101)
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US 11027850 Sedillo et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF)
APPLICANT(S) Government of the United States as Represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) Michael R Sedillo (Dayton, Ohio);  Gregory M Burnett (Dayton, Ohio);  David P Sardo (Dayton, Ohio);  Sean D Sherman (Metairie, Louisiana);  Nathan R Stover (Xenia, Ohio)
ABSTRACT The systems and methods provided herein are directed to a device for tracking a jumper's elevation during a parachute jump. The device includes an active sensor for monitoring a distance to the ground, which is disposed at an angle and transmitted from the jumper's calf to reduce the chance of self-obstruction. The device notifies the jumper in one of several ways when a threshold elevation is reached, and may take additional automated actions at particular elevation thresholds.
FILED Tuesday, October 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/653779
ART UNIT 2683 — Telemetry and Code Generation Vehicles and System Alarms
CURRENT CPC
Equipment for Fitting in or to Aircraft; Flying Suits; Parachutes; Arrangements or Mounting of Power Plants or Propulsion Transmissions in Aircraft
B64D 17/00 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Signalling or Calling Systems; Order Telegraphs; Alarm Systems
G08B 21/02 (20130101)
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US 11027996 Ostrom et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United States of America, as Represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Gregory Stephen Ostrom (China Lake, California);  Benjamin G Harvey (China Lake, California)
ABSTRACT A method for making crown ether functionalized substrates, which includes modifying crown ether-based molecules by reacting with carboxylic acid functionalize chains. The crown ether-based molecules are then attached to substrates, thereby forming crown ether functionalized substrates.
FILED Wednesday, January 23, 2019
APPL NO 16/255322
ART UNIT 1729 — Fuel Cells, Battery, Flammable Gas, Solar Cells, Liquid Crystal Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Specific Uses or Applications of Nanostructures; Measurement or Analysis of Nanostructures; Manufacture or Treatment of Nanostructures
B82Y 30/00 (20130101)
B82Y 40/00 (20130101)

Indexing Scheme Relating to Structural and Physical Aspects of Solid Inorganic Compounds
C01P 2002/72 (20130101)
C01P 2002/82 (20130101)
C01P 2002/88 (20130101)
C01P 2004/64 (20130101)
C01P 2006/42 (20130101)

Treatment of Water, Waste Water, Sewage, or Sludge
C02F 1/488 (20130101)
C02F 1/683 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C02F 2305/08 (20130101)

Treatment of Inorganic Materials, Other Than Fibrous Fillers, to Enhance Their Pigmenting or Filling Properties; Preparation of Carbon Black;
C09C 1/24 (20130101)
C09C 3/08 (20130101)
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US 11028016 Justus et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Brian L. Justus (Springfield, Virginia);  Alan L. Huston (Aldie, Virginia);  Barbara A. Marcheschi (Fairfax Station, Virginia)
ABSTRACT A method of making a copper-doped glass comprising placing a target glass in a container, placing a target glass in a container, surrounding the target glass with a powder mixture comprised of fused silica (SiO2) powder and copper sulfide (Cu2S) powder, such that both the target glass and the surrounding powder are contained in the container, and heating the container and the target glass and the surrounding powder mixture to a temperature of between 800° C. and 1150° C.
FILED Wednesday, October 10, 2018
APPL NO 16/156569
ART UNIT 1796 — Fuel Cells, Battery, Flammable Gas, Solar Cells, Liquid Crystal Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Chemical Composition of Glasses, Glazes or Vitreous Enamels; Surface Treatment of Glass; Surface Treatment of Fibres or Filaments Made From Glass, Minerals or Slags; Joining Glass to Glass or Other Materials
C03C 3/06 (20130101)
C03C 3/076 (20130101)
C03C 4/12 (20130101)
C03C 14/006 (20130101)
C03C 21/008 (20130101)
C03C 23/002 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C03C 2201/40 (20130101)

Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 11/025 (20130101)
C09K 11/582 (20130101)
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US 11028019 Youngblood et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Army Research Office (ARO)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
APPLICANT(S) Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana)
INVENTOR(S) Jeffrey P Youngblood (West Lafayette, Indiana);  Erich Weaver (West Lafayette, Indiana);  Rodney W. Trice (West Lafayette, Indiana);  Andres Diaz-Cano (West Lafayette, Indiana);  Andrew Schlup (West Lafayette, Indiana)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure relates to boron carbide (B4C) composite material and the method of making and using the boron carbide (B4C) composite.
FILED Thursday, October 17, 2019
APPL NO 16/655325
ART UNIT 1731 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Shaping Clay or Other Ceramic Compositions; Shaping Slag; Shaping Mixtures Containing Cementitious Material, e.g Plaster
B28B 1/24 (20130101)
B28B 11/243 (20130101)

Lime, Magnesia; Slag; Cements; Compositions Thereof, e.g Mortars, Concrete or Like Building Materials; Artificial Stone; Ceramics; Refractories; Treatment of Natural Stone
C04B 35/64 (20130101)
C04B 35/563 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C04B 35/6261 (20130101)
C04B 35/6264 (20130101)
C04B 2235/656 (20130101)
C04B 2235/668 (20130101)
C04B 2235/3225 (20130101)
C04B 2235/3821 (20130101)
C04B 2235/3847 (20130101)
C04B 2235/6022 (20130101)
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US 11028053 Martin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Brett D. Martin (Washington, District of Columbia);  Scott A. Trammell (Springfield, Virginia);  Jeffrey R. Deschamps (Laurel, Maryland);  Jawad Naciri (Arlington, Virginia);  Jeffrey C. DePriest (Stanley, Virginia)
ABSTRACT An electrically conducting organic oligomer made from the steps of preparing an acidic aqueous solution with a monomer; preparing the acidic aqueous solution by mixing a solution of about 1.6 wt % HCl in DI water with a monomer; forming about a 0.3 M solution preparing a second aqueous solution with a sodium persulfate oxidant; mixing the acidic aqueous solution with the second aqueous solution; and allowing a reaction to proceed at about 40° C.
FILED Thursday, March 07, 2019
APPL NO 16/295720
ART UNIT 1766 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 231/38 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028135 Lightfoot et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Yaima L. Lightfoot (Washington, District of Columbia);  Bikash Sahay (Gainesville, Florida);  Mansour Mohamadzadeh (Gainesville, Florida)
ABSTRACT The current invention provides a recombinant bacterium, the recombinant bacterium being genetically modified to decrease or eliminate the display of lipoteichoic acid (LTA), surface layer protein B (SlpB) and surface layer protein X (SlpX) on the surface of said bacterium. Efficacious therapies for a subject suffering from an inflammation mediated disease are also provided. The methods of the current invention comprise administering to a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of the recombinant L. acidophilus cells or a therapeutically effective amount of the isolated surface layer protein A (SlpA) or a non-naturally occurring derivative thereof. The recombinant L. acidophilus cells or SlpA isolated from L. acidophilus can be in a pharmaceutical composition comprising a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier and/or excipient. In an embodiment of the invention, the pharmaceutical composition is administered orally.
FILED Friday, February 28, 2020
APPL NO 16/804020
ART UNIT 1645 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 9/0053 (20130101)
A61K 35/747 (20130101)
A61K 38/13 (20130101)
A61K 38/13 (20130101)
A61K 38/164 (20130101)
A61K 38/164 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)
A61K 2300/00 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 14/335 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/20 (20130101)
C12N 15/746 (20130101)
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US 11028152 Liu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
United States Army (USA)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Jinny Lin Liu (Ellicott City, Maryland);  George P. Anderson (Bowie, Maryland);  Ellen R. Goldman (Germantown, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Described herein are single-domain antibodies that might serve as alternatives to conventional monoclonal antibodies for either the detection or treatment of Chikungunya Virus (CHIKV).
FILED Wednesday, July 17, 2019
APPL NO 16/513881
ART UNIT 1648 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Specific Therapeutic Activity of Chemical Compounds or Medicinal Preparations
A61P 31/14 (20180101)

Peptides
C07K 16/1081 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07K 2317/22 (20130101)
C07K 2317/76 (20130101)
C07K 2317/92 (20130101)
C07K 2317/569 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 2770/36111 (20130101)
C12N 2770/36123 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/56983 (20130101)
G01N 2333/181 (20130101)
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US 11028265 Martin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Brett D. Martin (Washington, District of Columbia);  Ian D. Giles (Alexandria, Virginia);  Jawad Naciri (Arlington, Virginia);  Paul T. Charles (Bowie, Maryland);  Scott A. Trammell (Springfield, Virginia);  Jeffrey R. Deschamps (Laurel, Maryland);  Jeffrey C. Depriest (Alexandria, Virginia)
ABSTRACT This disclosure concerns electrically conducting poly(pyrazoles). The concept of oligomerizing and polymerizing substituted aminopyrazole derivatives combined with a monomer activation procedure involving base-mediated conversion of the protonated pyrazole ring nitrogen to amine salt was developed. This disclosure concerns the specific chemistries needed for the synthesis of a pyrazole monomer used in the polymer synthesis. The procedure used for blending the novel polypyrazoles with other compounds needed for construction of solar cells for testing was developed. This disclosure concerns the concept of using these types of heteroatom-rich, electron-deficient oligomers or polymers as n-dopable or p-dopable electron acceptors in photovoltaic cells. This disclosure concerns synthesizing the starting monomer compounds and polypyrazoles.
FILED Wednesday, December 12, 2018
APPL NO 16/218446
ART UNIT 1761 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 231/38 (20130101)

Macromolecular Compounds Obtained Otherwise Than by Reactions Only Involving Unsaturated Carbon-to-carbon Bonds
C08G 73/0616 (20130101)

Compositions of Macromolecular Compounds
C08L 65/00 (20130101)
C08L 79/04 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C08L 79/04 (20130101)
C08L 2203/204 (20130101)

Cables; Conductors; Insulators; Selection of Materials for Their Conductive, Insulating or Dielectric Properties
H01B 1/127 (20130101)
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US 11028287 Iezzi
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Erick B. Iezzi (Alexandria, Virginia)
ABSTRACT An omniphobic material and its method of making by: providing an alkoxysilane-terminated polyurea, and reacting by a moisture-curing reaction the polyurea and a fluorinated material having one or more alkoxy or hydroxyl groups.
FILED Friday, February 23, 2018
APPL NO 15/903386
ART UNIT 1765 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Macromolecular Compounds Obtained Otherwise Than by Reactions Only Involving Unsaturated Carbon-to-carbon Bonds
C08G 18/73 (20130101)
C08G 18/289 (20130101)
C08G 18/792 (20130101)
C08G 18/837 (20130101)
C08G 18/0885 (20130101)
C08G 18/3893 (20130101)
C08G 2150/00 (20130101)

Compositions of Macromolecular Compounds
C08L 75/02 (20130101)

Coating Compositions, e.g Paints, Varnishes or Lacquers; Filling Pastes; Chemical Paint or Ink Removers; Inks; Correcting Fluids; Woodstains; Pastes or Solids for Colouring or Printing; Use of Materials Therefor
C09D 5/00 (20130101)
C09D 175/02 (20130101)
C09D 183/08 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Coating Metallic Material; Coating Material With Metallic Material; Surface Treatment of Metallic Material by Diffusion into the Surface, by Chemical Conversion or Substitution; Coating by Vacuum Evaporation, by Sputtering, by Ion Implantation or by Chemical Vapour Deposition, in General
C23C 26/00 (20130101)
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US 11028383 King et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle, Washington);  UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (Salt Lake City, Utah)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington);  University of Utah Research Foundation (Salt Lake City, Utah)
INVENTOR(S) Neil King (Seattle, Washington);  Wesley Sundquist (Salt Lake City, Utah);  Joerg Votteler (Salt Lake City, Utah);  Yang Hsia (Seattle, Washington);  David Baker (Seattle, Washington);  Jacob Bale (Seattle, Washington);  Marc Lajoie (Seattle, Washington);  Gabriel Butterfield (Seattle, Washington);  Elizabeth Gray (Seattle, Washington);  Daniel Stetson (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT The application discloses multimeric assemblies including multiple oligomeric substructures, where each oligomeric substructure includes multiple proteins that self-interact around at least one axis of rotational symmetry, where each protein includes one or more polypeptide-polypeptide interface (“O interface”); and one or more polypeptide domain that is capable of effecting membrane scission and release of an enveloped multimeric assembly from a cell by recruiting the ESCRT machinery to the site of budding by binding to one or more proteins in the eukaryotic ESCRT complex (“L domain”); and where the multimeric assembly includes one or more subunits comprising one or more polypeptide domain that is capable of interacting with a lipid bilayer (“M domain”), as well as membrane-enveloped versions of the multimeric assemblies.
FILED Wednesday, November 06, 2019
APPL NO 16/676253
ART UNIT 1656 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/00 (20130101)
C07K 14/435 (20130101)
C07K 2319/03 (20130101)
C07K 2319/06 (20130101)
C07K 2319/735 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/88 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 401/02014 (20130101)
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US 11028391 Sharp et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army
Telemedicine and Advanced Technology Research Center (TATRC)
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
APPLICANT(S) ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (Bronx, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) ALBERT EINSTEIN COLLEGE OF MEDICINE (Bronx, New York)
INVENTOR(S) David Sharp (Scarsdale, New York);  Brian O'Rourke (Rockville Centre, New York)
ABSTRACT Methods and compositions are provided for inhibiting or treating metastasis based on discoveries regarding Kif19 and Cep192. Methods and compositions are provided for enhancing wound healing, treating fibrosis, reducing scarring and treating nerve pain.
FILED Thursday, January 09, 2020
APPL NO 16/738758
ART UNIT 1635 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/4738 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 15/113 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2310/14 (20130101)

Enzymes
C12Y 306/04004 (20130101)
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US 11028416 Siddiqui et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
APPLICANT(S) Zymergen Inc. (Emeryville, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) ZYMERGEN INC. (Emeryville, California)
INVENTOR(S) Michael Shareef Siddiqui (San Mateo, California);  Stefan de Kok (Emeryville, California);  Alexander Glennon Shearer (San Francisco, California);  Franklin Lu (Emeryville, California);  Cara Ann Tracewell (Walnut Creek, California);  Steven M. Edgar (Albany, California)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure describes the engineering of microbial cells for fermentative production of tyramine and provides novel engineered microbial cells and cultures, as well as related tyramine production methods.
FILED Wednesday, June 26, 2019
APPL NO 16/453648
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/001 (20130101)
C12N 9/88 (20130101)
C12N 9/90 (20130101)
C12N 9/1022 (20130101)
C12N 9/1085 (20130101)
C12N 9/1205 (20130101)

Fermentation or Enzyme-using Processes to Synthesise a Desired Chemical Compound or Composition or to Separate Optical Isomers From a Racemic Mixture
C12P 13/001 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 103/01012 (20130101)
C12Y 202/01002 (20130101)
C12Y 205/01054 (20130101)
C12Y 207/01071 (20130101)
C12Y 401/01025 (20130101)
C12Y 504/99005 (20130101)
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US 11028462 Goswami et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Ramasis Goswami (Alexandria, Virginia);  Syed B. Qadri (Fairfax Station, Virginia)
ABSTRACT A method of suppressing the Samson phase, Al3Mg2, at grain boundaries in Aluminum, comprising providing aluminum in a container, adding boron to the container, providing an inert atmosphere, arc-melting the aluminum and the boron, and mixing the aluminum and the boron in the container to form an alloy mixture. An aluminum magnesium alloy with reduced Samson phase at grain boundaries made from the method of providing aluminum in a container, adding boron to the container, providing an inert atmosphere, arc-melting the aluminum and the boron, and mixing the aluminum and the boron in the container to form an alloy mixture.
FILED Friday, May 11, 2018
APPL NO 15/977482
ART UNIT 1732 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Alloys
C22C 1/03 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C22C 1/026 (20130101)
C22C 1/1094 (20130101)
C22C 21/06 (20130101)

Changing the Physical Structure of Non-ferrous Metals and Non-ferrous Alloys
C22F 1/047 (20130101)
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US 11028502 Lee et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Armed Forces Institute of Regenerative Medicine (AFIRM)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
APPLICANT(S) Wake Forest University Health Sciences (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) Wake Forest University Health Sciences (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Sang Jin Lee (Clemmons, North Carolina);  James J. Yoo (Winston-Salem, North Carolina);  Young Min Ju (Winston-Salem, North Carolina);  Anthony Atala (Winston-Salem, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT The invention is directed to products and methods for preparing self-seeding vascular constructs generated as a bi-layered electrospun matrices, conjugated with EPC-specific antibodies and anti-thrombogenic agents on the inner surfaces of their lumens.
FILED Friday, October 26, 2018
APPL NO 16/171504
ART UNIT 3774 — Medical & Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies
CURRENT CPC
Preparations for Medical, Dental, or Toilet Purposes
A61K 31/728 (20130101)
A61K 31/729 (20130101)
A61K 31/737 (20130101)
A61K 35/44 (20130101)
A61K 38/39 (20130101)
A61K 38/363 (20130101)
A61K 38/1858 (20130101)

Methods or Apparatus for Sterilising Materials or Objects in General; Disinfection, Sterilisation, or Deodorisation of Air; Chemical Aspects of Bandages, Dressings, Absorbent Pads, or Surgical Articles; Materials for Bandages, Dressings, Absorbent Pads, or Surgical Articles
A61L 27/24 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 315/00 (20130101)

Peptides
C07K 16/18 (20130101)
C07K 16/46 (20130101)
C07K 16/289 (20130101)
C07K 16/2896 (20130101)

Mechanical Methods or Apparatus in the Manufacture of Artificial Filaments, Threads, Fibres, Bristles or Ribbons
D01D 5/003 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
D01D 5/0076 (20130101)

Chemical Features in the Manufacture of Artificial Filaments, Threads, Fibres, Bristles or Ribbons; Apparatus Specially Adapted for the Manufacture of Carbon Filaments
D01F 1/10 (20130101)
D01F 4/00 (20130101)
D01F 6/92 (20130101)
D01F 6/625 (20130101)
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US 11028895 Yang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) Jinkyu Yang (Seattle, Washington);  Hiromi Yasuda (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT An impact mitigating assembly includes an elongate member formed from a plurality of triangulated cylindrical origami (TCO) unit cells that exhibit coupled rotational and axial motion. The unit cells include an end portion and a tubular member fixed to the end portion. The tubular member has a plurality of concave sides. Each side has a first triangular portion and a second triangular portion sharing an elastic connecting edge with the second triangular portion. The first triangular portion also shares an angled upright edge with the second triangular portion of an adjacent side. Compressing the tubular member longitudinally causes the connecting edge and the angled upright edge to elastically deform, for example by stretching, and causes the second end of the tubular member to rotate with respect to the first end of the tubular member.
FILED Monday, September 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/139674
ART UNIT 3657 — Material and Article Handling
CURRENT CPC
Springs; Shock-absorbers; Means for Damping Vibration
F16F 1/025 (20130101)
F16F 1/373 (20130101)
F16F 3/02 (20130101)
F16F 3/0876 (20130101)
F16F 7/003 (20130101)
F16F 7/12 (20130101)
F16F 7/123 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F16F 2224/0233 (20130101)
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US 11028969 Weathers et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
APPLICANT(S) The Boeing Company (Chicago, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Boeing Company (Chicago, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) James Weathers (Huntsville, Alabama);  Jeffrey Weathers (Huntsville, Alabama)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein is an attachment system, for providing a component mounting location, that comprises a laminated structure and a bracket. The bracket comprises an interface surface configured to interface with a first side of the structure, and a through hole open at the interface surface. A shear stud of the attachment system comprises a projection, shaped to pass through the hole of the structure and engage the through hole of the bracket, and a seal region, positioned to interface with a second side of the structure to form a seal with the second side of the structure. The attachment system additionally comprises a fastener comprising a head and a shaft, the shaft being shaped to pass through the through hole in the bracket and engage the shear stud to secure the shear stud relative to the bracket thereby reducing shear at the fastener.
FILED Monday, June 03, 2019
APPL NO 16/430146
ART UNIT 3632 — Static Structures, Supports and Furniture
CURRENT CPC
Devices for Fastening or Securing Constructional Elements or Machine Parts Together, e.g Nails, Bolts, Circlips, Clamps, Clips, Wedges, Joints or Jointing
F16B 13/00 (20130101)
F16B 2013/006 (20130101)

Frames, Casings or Beds of Engines, Machines or Apparatus, Not Specific to Engines, Machines or Apparatus Provided for Elsewhere; Stands; Supports
F16M 13/02 (20130101)

Vessels for Containing or Storing Compressed, Liquefied or Solidified Gases; Fixed-capacity Gas-holders; Filling Vessels With, or Discharging From Vessels, Compressed, Liquefied, or Solidified Gases
F17C 13/086 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F17C 2205/0103 (20130101)
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US 11029044 Alvey et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Secretary of the Army (SECARMY)
APPLICANT(S) United States of America as Represented by The Secretary of The Army (Alexandria, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNITED STATES of AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY (Alexandria, Virginia)
INVENTOR(S) Jedediah B Alvey (Savoy, Illinois);  Martin A Page (Mahomet, Illinois);  Axy Pagan-Vasquez (Middletown, Rhode Island)
ABSTRACT The invention is a water recovery system that utilizes waste heat and a moving air stream to recover water with minimal use of energy and without the need to move water through filtration devices. The invention may be used for recovery and reuse of water for a wide range of emergency back-up, environmental, industrial, and mission-oriented purposes.
FILED Thursday, November 16, 2017
APPL NO 15/815630
ART UNIT 1773 — Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus
CURRENT CPC
Separation
B01D 1/14 (20130101)
B01D 5/006 (20130101)
B01D 53/06 (20130101)
B01D 53/261 (20130101)
B01D 53/265 (20130101)

Treatment of Water, Waste Water, Sewage, or Sludge
C02F 1/10 (20130101)
C02F 1/16 (20130101)

Installations or Methods for Obtaining, Collecting, or Distributing Water
E03B 3/28 (20130101)

Air-conditioning; Air-humidification; Ventilation; Use of Air Currents for Screening
F24F 3/1411 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F24F 2003/144 (20130101)
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US 11029168 Stroman et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Richard Stroman (Washington, District of Columbia);  Daniel J. Edwards (Alexandria, Virginia);  Daniel S. Newton (Springfield, Virginia);  John J. Bird (State College, Pennsylvania);  Jacob W. Langelaan (State College, Pennsylvania);  Vladimir Dobrokhodov (Seaside, California)
ABSTRACT A computer-readable medium storing instructions that, when executed by a computer in a vehicle, cause the computer to carry out a method for determining an energy-optimal path for the vehicle from an initial location to a final location, the vehicle corresponding to a vehicle energy model. Based at least on the initial location, an initial time, the final location, the vehicle energy model, and an environmental forecast a global path is generated. The global path includes a final maximum net energy path and a plurality of waypoints. Based on the global path a local path from the present location to a next waypoint of the plurality of waypoints is generated. Whether a net energy gain is generated by a deviation from the global path to the next waypoint of the plurality of waypoints is determined. Generating a local path is repeated until the vehicle reaches the final location.
FILED Wednesday, October 10, 2018
APPL NO 16/155968
ART UNIT 3668 — Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
CURRENT CPC
Measuring Distances, Levels or Bearings; Surveying; Navigation; Gyroscopic Instruments; Photogrammetry or Videogrammetry
G01C 21/343 (20130101)
G01C 21/3469 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01C 21/3691 (20130101)
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US 11029213 El Fatimy et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) Kurt Gaskill (Alexandria, Virginia);  Georgetown University (Washington, District of Columbia);  U.S. Naval Research Laboratory (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) Georgetown University (Washington, District of Columbia);  The Government of the United States, as Repressented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
INVENTOR(S) Abdel El Fatimy (Arlington, Virginia);  Paola Barbara (Washington, District of Columbia);  David Kurt Gaskill (Alexandria, Virginia)
ABSTRACT Devices including graphene quantum dots yield extremely high performance THz bolometers, by measuring the current of hot electrons formed in the graphene source and drain electrodes of the device and propagating through the graphene quantum dot connected thereto. Devices may also include additional materials such as MoS2, as well as one or more gate electrodes to alter performance as needed.
FILED Tuesday, December 06, 2016
APPL NO 15/780132
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Intensity, Velocity, Spectral Content, Polarisation, Phase or Pulse Characteristics of Infra-Red, Visible or Ultra-violet Light; Colorimetry; Radiation Pyrometry
G01J 5/20 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01J 5/023 (20130101)
G01J 5/0837 (20130101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 29/45 (20130101)
H01L 29/127 (20130101)
H01L 29/267 (20130101)
H01L 29/66992 (20130101)
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US 11029224 Carnicke et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
United States Navy (USN)
APPLICANT(S) LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION (Bethesda, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION (Bethesda, Maryland)
INVENTOR(S) Allen S. Carnicke (Bridgeport, Connecticut);  Elias John Ervin (Monroe, Connecticut);  Blerand Qeriqi (Southington, Connecticut)
ABSTRACT An instrumentation system for use with a component formed from a first material having non-uniform coefficients of thermal expansion includes a first sensing system configured to be mounted to the component to sense temperature and mechanical forces on the component, and a thermally compensating coupon configured to be mounted to the component adjacent the first sensing system. The thermally compensating coupon is formed from a second material having non-uniform coefficients of thermal expansion that are substantially identical to the non-uniform coefficients of thermal expansion of the first material. A thermally compensating sensing system is mounted to the thermally compensating coupon and connected to the first sensing system. The thermally compensating sensing system is isolated from mechanical forces perceived by the component while sensing temperatures on the component such that the connection of the thermally compensating sensing system to compensate for the temperature sensed by the first sensing system.
FILED Tuesday, June 04, 2019
APPL NO 16/431086
ART UNIT 2855 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Aeroplanes; Helicopters
B64C 27/04 (20130101)

Measuring Force, Stress, Torque, Work, Mechanical Power, Mechanical Efficiency, or Fluid Pressure
G01L 1/2281 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01L 1/2287 (20130101)
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US 11029240 Hering et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) Aerosol Dynamics Inc. (Berkeley, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Aerosol Dynamics Inc. (Berkeley, California)
INVENTOR(S) Susanne Vera Hering (Berkeley, California);  Steven Russel Spielman (Oakland, California);  Gregory Stephen Lewis (Berkeley, California)
ABSTRACT A wick liquid sensor suitable for use in a particle condensation device is provided. The sensor includes a light source configured to illuminate a surface of the wick. A detector is configured to detect wick reflected light from the light source and determine the intensity of reflected light. The wick is formed from a porous media that is wettable by the liquid, and becomes translucent when filled with the liquid. The amount of reflectivity decreases as the saturation content of the liquid in the wick increases.
FILED Friday, October 12, 2018
APPL NO 16/159604
ART UNIT 2886 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Steam or Vapour Condensers
F28B 1/02 (20130101)
F28B 11/00 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 15/065 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029241 Bachalo et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) Artium Technologies, Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Artium Technologies, Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) William D. Bachalo (Los Altos Hills, California);  Gregory A. Payne (Richland, Washington);  Khalid Ibrahim (Hatfield, Pennsylvania);  Michael J. Fidrich (San Jose, California);  Chad M. Sipperley (Palm City, Florida)
ABSTRACT Methods and apparatuses to detect particles in dense particle fields are described. A time varying signal is partitioned into a plurality of segments. Parameters are determined from the segments. The time varying signal is parsed into a plurality of individual particle signal components based on the plurality of parameters.
FILED Friday, February 13, 2015
APPL NO 14/622789
ART UNIT 2829 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 15/0205 (20130101)
G01N 15/0211 (20130101)
G01N 15/1429 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 15/1434 (20130101)
G01N 2015/145 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1075 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1461 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1493 (20130101)
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US 11029244 Hangarter et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Carlos M. Hangarter (Alexandria, Virginia);  Steven A. Policastro (Waldorf, Maryland)
ABSTRACT The invention is directed to a real-time, zero resistance ammeter (ZRA) galvanic corrosion detection instrument that is adapted to measure corrosion under atmospheric conditions. The instrument may be used in accordance with methods for selecting materials based on environmental conditions and electrolyte chemistries. The electrochemical ZRA test cell of the invention may further be used to determine galvanic corrosion susceptibility, aid in forecasting corrosion, and determine the extent of corrosion based on environmental factors.
FILED Friday, October 26, 2018
APPL NO 16/172490
ART UNIT 1795 — Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 17/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 17/006 (20130101)
G01N 17/043 (20130101)
G01N 27/041 (20130101)
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US 11029247 Major et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
United States Army (USA)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Naval Research Laboratory (NRL)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Kevin Major (Alexandria, Virginia);  Kenneth J. Ewing (Edgewood, Maryland);  Jasbinder S. Sanghera (Ashburn, Virginia)
ABSTRACT The apparatus includes a standard computer processor in operation receiving a plurality of stimulus-value signals. The apparatus includes a standard computer-readable medium storing instructions that, when executed by the processor, cause the processor to carry out a method for identifying at least one chemical of interest. The method includes the following. A chromaticity chart including a plurality of chemical groupings is generated. The at least one chemical of interest is classified as belonging to a respective chemical grouping of the plurality of chemical groupings based on the chromaticity chart and the plurality of stimulus-value signals. Optionally, the chromaticity chart includes a molecular vibrational chart.
FILED Monday, September 16, 2019
APPL NO 16/571461
ART UNIT 2886 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Intensity, Velocity, Spectral Content, Polarisation, Phase or Pulse Characteristics of Infra-Red, Visible or Ultra-violet Light; Colorimetry; Radiation Pyrometry
G01J 3/51 (20130101)
G01J 3/52 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 21/35 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029284 Kolb et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) South Dakota Board of Regents (Pierre, South Dakota)
ASSIGNEE(S) SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS (Pierre, South Dakota)
INVENTOR(S) Lowell Kolb (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Charles Tolle (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Nathan Williams (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Jason Ash (Rapid City, South Dakota)
ABSTRACT A system for determining gas characteristics at high altitudes in embodiments of the present invention may have one or more of the following features: (a) a high-altitude balloon having one or more of the following features: (a) a balloon, (b) a balloonsat operably coupled to the balloon, (c) an air path chamber wherein gas at a high altitude can occupy the air path chamber, (d) a first speaker located on a substrate within the air path chamber, wherein the first speaker takes an electrical signal input and creates a first sound wave, and (e) a second speaker located on the substrate facing opposite of the first speaker located outside of the air path chamber, wherein the second speaker takes the electrical signal and creates a second sound wave.
FILED Thursday, February 07, 2019
APPL NO 16/270447
ART UNIT 2852 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 29/024 (20130101)
G01N 29/036 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 29/2437 (20130101)
G01N 2291/014 (20130101)
G01N 2291/021 (20130101)
G01N 2291/02881 (20130101)
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US 11029347 Brant et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) NOKOMIS, INC. (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) NOKOMIS, INC (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) Adam Brant (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania);  Walter J. Keller, III (Bridgeville, Pennsylvania);  Todd Eric Chornenky (Carmichaels, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT A hand-held apparatus for analysis, testing, inspecting and/or screening a fully integrated and assembled electrically powered assets and devices for measurement of degree of device aging, degradation, condition, and/or Remaining Useful Life (RUL). The device includes an on-board antenna positioned at a distance from the electrically powered device under test and a signal receiver or sensor for examining a signal from the electrically powered device, but especially applied to electronic devices. The receiver or sensor collects unintended and/or intended RF energy components emitted by the electrically powered device and performs the above analysis in a response to the acquired signal input while the electrically powered device is active or powered.
FILED Thursday, April 26, 2018
APPL NO 15/963232
ART UNIT 2865 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Measuring Electric Variables; Measuring Magnetic Variables
G01R 23/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01R 29/0878 (20130101)
G01R 31/003 (20130101)

Antennas, i.e Radio Aerials
H01Q 1/36 (20130101)
H01Q 13/02 (20130101)

Transmission
H04B 1/16 (20130101)
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US 11029353 Shumaker et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Army Research Laboratory (ARL)
Secretary of the Army (SECARMY)
APPLICANT(S) U.S. Army Research Laboratory (Adelphi, Maryland)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Justin L. Shumaker (Aberdeen, Maryland);  Geoffrey A. Slipher (Churchville, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Sensing a time varying electric field includes a device or system including a spatial sensor array having one or more transistors, a circuit including a resistor connected to each of the transistors, an analog-to-digital converter (ADC) to each circuit which convert an analog voltage outputs to digital form, and an antenna to each of the transistors. The antennas sense the time varying electric field and modulate current through their respective transistors. The spatial sensor array may be stationary or in motion during the sensing.
FILED Monday, August 20, 2018
APPL NO 16/104993
ART UNIT 2868 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Measuring Electric Variables; Measuring Magnetic Variables
G01R 29/0878 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029403 Raj et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Raghu G. Raj (Fairfax, Virginia);  Christopher T. Rodenbeck (Annandale, Virginia)
ABSTRACT Systems and method are provided for three-dimensional (3D) imaging by using Doppler and interferometric processing techniques for general planar phased arrays. Systems and methods according to embodiments of the present disclosure incorporate motion compensation techniques in a way that utilizes the full aperture of a phase array. Embodiments of the present disclosure can be applied to a variety of different radar imaging modalities, including X-band and millimeter wave (MMW) regimes.
FILED Tuesday, December 18, 2018
APPL NO 16/223923
ART UNIT 3648 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Radio Direction-finding; Radio Navigation; Determining Distance or Velocity by Use of Radio Waves; Locating or Presence-detecting by Use of the Reflection or Reradiation of Radio Waves; Analogous Arrangements Using Other Waves
G01S 7/04 (20130101)
G01S 13/904 (20190501) Original (OR) Class
G01S 13/9023 (20130101)
G01S 13/9029 (20130101)
G01S 13/9064 (20190501)
G01S 2013/0245 (20130101)

Pictorial Communication, e.g Television
H04N 13/254 (20180501)
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US 11029428 Benevides et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Luis A. Benevides (Gaithersburg, Maryland);  Alan L. Huston (Aldie, Virginia);  Brian L. Justus (Springfield, Virginia);  Barbara A. Marcheschi (Fairfax Station, Virginia)
ABSTRACT Compositions including additive manufacturing materials incorporating radiological detection materials therein are provided. Also provided are apparatus and methods, which may be utilized to monitor and measure nuclear criticality events, and determine if personnel have been exposed to ionizing radiation. The compositions, apparatus, and methods beneficially improve accuracy in assessing radiation exposure, particularly neutron exposure, and reduce degradation of the radiological detection materials.
FILED Monday, May 06, 2019
APPL NO 16/404417
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 3/00 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029466 Charles et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Direct On-Chip Digital Optical Synthesizer Program (DODOS)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPAE)
APPLICANT(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York);  The Regents of The University of California (Oakland, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (Albany, New York);  The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California)
INVENTOR(S) William Charles (Albany, New York);  John Bowers (Santa Barbara, California);  Douglas Coolbaugh (Albany, New York);  Daehwan Jung (Santa Barbara, California);  Jonathan Klamkin (Santa Barbara, California);  Douglas La Tulipe (Albany, New York);  Gerald L. Leake, Jr. (Albany, New York);  Songtao Liu (Santa Barbara, California);  Justin Norman (Santa Barbara, California)
ABSTRACT There is set forth herein a method including a substrate; a dielectric stack disposed on the substrate; one or more photonics device integrated in the dielectric stack; and a laser light source having a laser stack including a plurality of structures arranged in a stack, wherein structures of the plurality of structures are integrated in the dielectric stack, wherein the laser stack includes an active region configured to emit light in response to the application of electrical energy to the laser stack.
FILED Thursday, September 19, 2019
APPL NO 16/575820
ART UNIT 2874 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 6/131 (20130101)
G02B 6/132 (20130101)
G02B 6/12007 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G02B 2006/12061 (20130101)
G02B 2006/12121 (20130101)
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US 11029529 Chou et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Department of the Navy (DON)
APPLICANT(S) Stephen Y. Chou (Princeton, New Jersey);  Fei Ding (Princeton, New Jersey);  Wei Ding (East Windsor, New Jersey)
ASSIGNEE(S)
INVENTOR(S) Stephen Y. Chou (Princeton, New Jersey);  Fei Ding (Princeton, New Jersey);  Wei Ding (East Windsor, New Jersey)
ABSTRACT The present inventions is related to the optical lenses that use subwavelength structures to perform an optical function, the applications of such lenses, and the methods of making the same. Particularly, the present invention provide an optical lens(es), termed “subwavelength Moiré index lens” or “SMIL” for manipulating light. The SMIL comprises a thin material layer having an effective optical index that has a Moiré pattern of two or more periodic structures. The SMIL allows a lens to be ultrathin, flat, numerical aperture nearly one, scalable to large area, and manufacturable at low cost. The present invention also provides the systems based on SMIL, such lens systems, LEDs and photodetectors, and the fabrication methods of the SMIL.
FILED Monday, June 06, 2016
APPL NO 15/579166
ART UNIT 2872 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 3/0087 (20130101)
G02B 5/1809 (20130101)
G02B 5/1857 (20130101)
G02B 5/1861 (20130101)
G02B 19/0014 (20130101)
G02B 19/0061 (20130101)
G02B 27/60 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G02B 27/4205 (20130101)
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US 11029578 Safavi-Naeini et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
INVENTOR(S) Amir-Hossein Safavi-Naeini (Palo Alto, California);  Christopher John Sarabalis (Menlo Park, California);  Jeremy David Witmer (Palo Alto, California);  Patricio Arrangoiz Arriola (San Francisco, California);  Raphael Frank Van Laer (Menlo Park, California)
ABSTRACT Systems and methods for steering an optical beam in two dimensions are disclosed. The system includes a substrate comprising an acousto-optic antenna array and an acoustic transducer. Each antenna of the antenna array includes a high-confinement surface waveguide carrying a light signal. The acoustic transducer imparts acoustic energy into each surface waveguide as a mechanical wave. Interaction of the light signal and mechanical wave in each surface waveguide induces light to scatter into free space. The light scattered out of the plurality of waveguides collectively defines the output beam. The longitudinal angle of output beam, relative to the substrate, is determined by the relative frequencies of the mechanical waves and the light signals. The transverse angle of the output beam is controlled by controlling the relative phases of the mechanical waves and/or light signals across the surface-waveguide array.
FILED Monday, July 02, 2018
APPL NO 16/621977
ART UNIT 2874 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Devices or Arrangements, the Optical Operation of Which Is Modified by Changing the Optical Properties of the Medium of the Devices or Arrangements for the Control of the Intensity, Colour, Phase, Polarisation or Direction of Light, e.g Switching, Gating, Modulating or Demodulating; Techniques or Procedures for the Operation Thereof; Frequency-changing; Non-linear Optics; Optical Logic Elements; Optical Analogue/digital Converters
G02F 1/335 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G02F 1/2955 (20130101)
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US 11030348 Tehranipoor et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
U.S. Air Force
United States Air Force (USAF)
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Mark M. Tehranipoor (Gainesville, Florida);  Domenic J. Forte (Gainesville, Florida);  Bicky Shakya (Gainesville, Florida);  Navid Asadizanjani (Gainesville, Florida)
ABSTRACT Circuits and methods for protecting against intellectual property piracy and integrated circuit piracy from an untrusted third party are provided. A circuit can include an original circuit and an obfuscated circuit incorporated into the original circuit and changing the output of the original circuit, wherein the obfuscated circuit is configured to recover the output of the original circuit by modifying the obfuscated circuit. In addition, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device can include designing a circuit including an original circuit and an obfuscated circuit, and fabricating the circuit, wherein the obfuscated circuit is configured to change an output of the original circuit and to recover the output of the original circuit by modifying the obfuscated circuit.
FILED Thursday, June 15, 2017
APPL NO 16/309239
ART UNIT 2497 — Cryptography and Security
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 21/75 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06F 21/76 (20130101)
G06F 30/39 (20200101)
G06F 30/327 (20200101)
G06F 30/333 (20200101)
G06F 30/394 (20200101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 21/762 (20130101)
H01L 23/573 (20130101)
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US 11030518 Gebhardt et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
Space and Naval Warfare Systems (SPAWAR)
APPLICANT(S) The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (San Diego, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Daniel J Gebhardt (San Diego, California);  Benjamin J Migliori (San Diego, California);  Michael W Walton (San Diego, California);  Logan Straatemeier (San Diego, California);  Maurice R Ayache (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT An asynchronous convolutional neural network (CNN) can interpret a sequence of input data. An input value representing a sample of the sequence of input data is received by a computational unit (CU) in a layer of the asynchronous CNN. The CU calculates a dot product of the input value and a weight assigned to the CU to produce an activation value. A change detector (CD) associated with the CU detects a difference between the activation value and previous activation values. The CD determines whether the detected difference is significant, indicating that the sample of the sequence of input data includes a significant change. If the detected difference is significant, the activation value is supplied to at least one subsequent CU included in a subsequent layer of the asynchronous CNN.
FILED Wednesday, June 13, 2018
APPL NO 16/007735
ART UNIT 2126 — AI & Simulation/Modeling
CURRENT CPC
Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/04 (20130101)
G06N 3/049 (20130101)
G06N 3/063 (20130101)
G06N 3/0481 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11030561 Chang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
National Security Agency (NSA)
APPLICANT(S) International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (Armonk, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Yuan-Chi Chang (Armonk, New York);  Mark D. Feblowitz (Winchester, Massachusetts);  Nagui Halim (Yorktown Heights, New York);  Stuart S. Horn (Southbury, Connecticut);  Edward J. Pring (Yorktown Heights, New York);  Anton V. Riabov (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Edward W. Shay (White Plains, New York);  Shirin Sohrabi Araghi (Port Chester, New York);  Deepak S. Turaga (Elmsford, New York);  Octavian Udrea (Ossining, New York);  Fang Yuan (Chappaqua, New York);  Peter Zimmer (Danbury, Connecticut)
ABSTRACT Techniques for scenario planning are provided. In one example, a computer-implemented method can comprise analyzing, by a device operatively coupled to a processor, content using a topic model. The content can be associated with a defined source and is related to one or more current events. The computer-implemented method can also comprise determining, by the device, one or more portions of the analyzed content that are relevant to one or more key risk drivers using a risk driver model. The computer-implemented method can also comprise aggregating, by the device, the determined one or more portions into one or more emerging storylines based on values of one or more attributes of the topic model.
FILED Thursday, December 14, 2017
APPL NO 15/842281
ART UNIT 3623 — Business Methods - Incentive Programs, Coupons; Operations Research; Electronic Shopping; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Cost/ Price, Reservations, Shipping and Transportation; Business Processing
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 16/951 (20190101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 5/02 (20130101)

Data Processing Systems or Methods, Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes; Systems or Methods Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes, Not Otherwise Provided for
G06Q 10/067 (20130101)
G06Q 10/0635 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11030997 Li et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)
Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS)
APPLICANT(S) Baidu USA, LLC (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Baidu USA LLC (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) Zhongliang Li (Fairborn, Ohio);  Shaojun Wang (San Jose, California)
ABSTRACT Described herein are systems and methods for compressing or otherwise reducing the memory requirements for storing and computing the model parameters in recurrent neural language models. Embodiments include space compression methodologies that share the structured parameters at the input embedding layer, the output embedding layers, or both of a recurrent neural language model to significantly reduce the size of model parameters, but still compactly represent the original input and output embedding layers. Embodiments of the methodology are easy to implement and tune. Experiments on several data sets show that embodiments achieved similar perplexity and BLEU score results while only using a fraction of the parameters.
FILED Wednesday, November 21, 2018
APPL NO 16/197945
ART UNIT 2654 — Audio Signals
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 17/16 (20130101)
G06F 40/123 (20200101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/08 (20130101)
G06N 3/0445 (20130101)

Speech Analysis or Synthesis; Speech Recognition; Speech or Voice Processing; Speech or Audio Coding or Decoding
G10L 15/16 (20130101)
G10L 15/063 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031569 Forrest et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
U.S. Air Force
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  The University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles, California)
INVENTOR(S) Stephen R. Forrest (Ann Arbor, New Jersey);  Michael Slootsky (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Mark E. Thompson (Anaheim, California)
ABSTRACT Arrangements and techniques for providing organic emissive layers are provided, in which the emissive layer includes a first dopant having a dissociative energy level. A second dopant in the emissive layer provides a solid state sink energy level, to which doubly excited excitons and/or polarons may transition instead of to the dissociative energy level, thereby decreasing the undesirable effects of transitions to the dissociative energy level.
FILED Friday, November 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/685355
ART UNIT 1766 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 11/06 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1007 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1011 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1044 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1088 (20130101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 51/5016 (20130101)
H01L 51/5028 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031665 Dinc et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)
APPLICANT(S) Tolga Dinc (New York, New York);  Harish Krishnaswamy (New York, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York (New York, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Tolga Dinc (New York, New York);  Harish Krishnaswamy (New York, New York)
ABSTRACT A circuit comprising a differential transmission line and eight switches provides non-reciprocal signal flow. In some embodiments, the circuit can be driven by four local oscillator signals. The circuit can be used to form a gyrator. The circuit can be used to form a circulator. The circuit can be used to form three-port circulator than can provide direction signal flow between a transmitter and an antenna and from the antenna to a receiver. The three-port circulator can be used to implement a full duplex transceiver that uses a single antenna for transmitting and receiving.
FILED Friday, July 21, 2017
APPL NO 16/318074
ART UNIT 2842 — Electrical Circuits and Systems
CURRENT CPC
Waveguides; Resonators, Lines, or Other Devices of the Waveguide Type
H01P 1/38 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01P 1/383 (20130101)

Demodulation or Transference of Modulation From One Carrier to Another
H03D 7/165 (20130101)
H03D 2200/0003 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 5/14 (20130101)
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US 11031753 Kaspi et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF)
APPLICANT(S) Government of the United States, as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Kirtland AFB, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Kirtland AFB, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Ron Kaspi (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  Sanh Luong (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
ABSTRACT A broad area quantum cascade laser includes an optical cavity disposed between two sidewalls, the optical cavity including an active region for producing photons when a current is applied thereto, where the optical cavity is subject to a presence of at least one high order transverse optical mode due to its broad area geometry. The broad area quantum cascade laser may also include an optically lossy material disposed on at least a first portion of one or more of the two sidewalls.
FILED Friday, January 26, 2018
APPL NO 15/881595
ART UNIT 2828 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Devices Using the Process of Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation [LASER] to Amplify or Generate Light; Devices Using Stimulated Emission of Electromagnetic Radiation in Wave Ranges Other Than Optical
H01S 5/0655 (20130101)
H01S 5/2027 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01S 5/2036 (20130101)
H01S 5/3402 (20130101)
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US 11032018 Koshy et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
APPLICANT(S) Perspecta Labs Inc. (Basking Ridge, New Jersey)
ASSIGNEE(S) PERSPECTA LABS INC. (Basking Ridge, New Jersey)
INVENTOR(S) John C. Koshy (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Joseph C. Liberti (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Eric C. Beck (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Nicholas Chang (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Eddie Fung (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Nan Muang (Basking Ridge, New Jersey);  Robert A. Zeigler (Basking Ridge, New Jersey)
ABSTRACT There is set forth herein, in one embodiment, obtaining with a radiofrequency receiver a combined radiofrequency signal having a first stream combined with a second stream, wherein the first stream has a first power level, and wherein the second stream has a second power level, the first power level of the first stream being greater than the second power level of the second stream, wherein the radiofrequency receiver includes one or more antenna; processing the combined radiofrequency signal to recover a first digital bitstream associated to the first stream; and recovering a digital bitstream associated to the second stream using the first digital bitstream.
FILED Tuesday, July 16, 2019
APPL NO 16/513453
ART UNIT 2472 — Multiplex and VoIP
CURRENT CPC
Transmission
H04B 1/10 (20130101)

Multiplex Communication
H04J 7/00 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11032058 Carroll
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Secretary of the Navy (SECNAV)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Arlington, Virginia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States of America, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Thomas L. Carroll (Alexandria, Virginia)
ABSTRACT Systems and method are provided for using chaotic signals for low probability of detection (LPD) communications. Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for synchronizing chaotic systems and then encoding information on a signal in a way that produces little or no signature (e.g., using a bit flipping technique or a chaos control encoding technique). Systems and methods in accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure can work with noise larger than the signal, so they are suitable for communication in noisy environments.
FILED Tuesday, October 17, 2017
APPL NO 15/786043
ART UNIT 2436 — Cryptography and Security
CURRENT CPC
Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 9/001 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 9/12 (20130101)
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US 11032102 DiCarlo et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Army (DOA)
Secretary of the Army (SECARMY)
APPLICANT(S) The Government of the United States, as represented by the Secretary of the Army (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Government of the United States, as represented by the Secretary of the Army (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Robert DiCarlo (Bel Air, Maryland);  Patrick Doyle (Baltimore, Maryland);  Matthew Lazzaro (Churchville, Maryland);  William Toth (Ocean, New Jersey);  Rex Johnson (Perryville, Maryland)
ABSTRACT Various embodiments that pertain to a bridge between networks. There can be a desire for a first communication network to share messages with a second communication network. However, these networks can individually have their own security measures that make direct network-to-network communication difficult if not impossible. Therefore, a bridge can be created that allows for communication between the networks.
FILED Tuesday, July 02, 2019
APPL NO 16/459681
ART UNIT 2471 — Multiplex and VoIP
CURRENT CPC
Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 12/46 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 12/66 (20130101)
H04L 63/20 (20130101)
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US 11032125 Farritor et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Division of Graduate Education (DGE)
APPLICANT(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
INVENTOR(S) Shane Farritor (Lincoln, Nebraska);  Tyler Wortman (Grand Island, Nebraska);  Kyle Strabala (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania);  Ryan McCormick (Arlington, Virginia);  Amy Lehman (York, Nebraska);  Dmitry Oleynikov (Omaha, Nebraska);  Eric Markvicka (Brush, Colorado)
ABSTRACT Various medical devices and related systems, including robotic and/or in vivo medical devices, and various robotic surgical devices for in vivo medical procedures. Included herein, for example, is a robotic surgical system having a support beam positionable through an incision, and a robotic device having a device body, first and second rotating shoulder components coupled to the device body, and first and second robotic arms coupled to the first and second shoulder components, respectively.
FILED Thursday, September 06, 2018
APPL NO 16/123619
ART UNIT 3664 — Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 34/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/361 (20160201)
A61B 2034/302 (20160201)

Manipulators; Chambers Provided With Manipulation Devices
B25J 9/06 (20130101)
B25J 9/0087 (20130101)

Control or Regulating Systems in General; Functional Elements of Such Systems; Monitoring or Testing Arrangements for Such Systems or Elements
G05B 2219/40418 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 41/0631 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 43/08 (20130101)

Technical Subjects Covered by Former USPC Cross-reference Art Collections [XRACs] and Digests
Y10S 901/02 (20130101)
Y10S 901/19 (20130101)
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US D921654 Burnett et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Secretary of the Air Force (SECAF)
APPLICANT(S) Government of the United States as Represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Air Force (Wright-Patterson AFB, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) Gregory M Burnett (Dayton, Ohio);  Isaiah L Bragg (Xenia, Ohio);  Noah W Bragg (Beavercreek, Ohio);  Jared S Dewey (Tucson, Arizona);  Matthew R. Weber (Beavercreek, Ohio)
ABSTRACT
FILED Friday, December 20, 2019
APPL NO 29/718056
ART UNIT 2916 — Design
CURRENT CPC
Recording, communication, or information retrieval equipment
D14/485
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Department of Energy (DOE) 

US 11027152 Friedman
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Science (DOEOS)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) Peter S. Friedman (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ABSTRACT Embodiments are directed generally to an ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system that includes an enclosure structure with at least one ultra-thin window to an incident ionizing-radiation beam. Embodiments further include at least one scintillator within the enclosure structure that is substantially directly in an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and at least one ultraviolet illumination source within the enclosure structure and facing the scintillator. At least one pixelated imaging system within the enclosure structure is located out of an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and includes at least one pixelated photosensor device optically coupled to an imaging lens.
FILED Friday, November 06, 2020
APPL NO 17/091310
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 5/00 (20130101)
A61N 5/1045 (20130101)
A61N 5/1048 (20130101)
A61N 5/1049 (20130101)
A61N 5/1064 (20130101)
A61N 5/1067 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 5/1077 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1059 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1087 (20130101)

Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/29 (20130101)
G01T 1/40 (20130101)
G01T 1/1612 (20130101)
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US 11027254 Lamberti et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC (Oak Ridge, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Vincent E. Lamberti (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Roland D. Seals (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Patrick K. Moehlen (Knoxville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT Methods and systems for manufacturing a mixed-metal part by preparing a mixed-metal sol-gel as a feed material and using an additive manufacturing technique to form the mixed-metal part from the mixed-metal sol-gel feed material.
FILED Monday, September 10, 2018
APPL NO 16/126511
ART UNIT 1742 — Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Processes, e.g Catalysis or Colloid Chemistry; Their Relevant Apparatus
B01J 13/0039 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B01J 13/0043 (20130101)
B01J 13/0047 (20130101)

Working Metallic Powder; Manufacture of Articles From Metallic Powder; Making Metallic Powder
B22F 9/305 (20130101)

Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 64/118 (20170801)
B29C 64/153 (20170801)
B29C 64/364 (20170801)
B29C 64/371 (20170801)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclasses B29B, B29C or B29D, Relating to Moulding Materials or to Materials for Reinforcements, Fillers or Preformed Parts, e.g Inserts
B29K 2105/0061 (20130101)

Additive Manufacturing, i.e Manufacturing of Three-dimensional [3-D] Objects by Additive Deposition, Additive Agglomeration or Additive Layering, e.g by 3-d Printing, Stereolithography or Selective Laser Sintering
B33Y 30/00 (20141201)
B33Y 70/00 (20141201)
B33Y 70/10 (20200101)
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US 11027260 Lin et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (UCHICAGO)
APPLICANT(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Xiao-Min Lin (Naperville, Illinois);  Jiangwei Wen (Lemont, Illinois);  Kun Wu (Naperville, Illinois);  Jun Tian (Lemont, Illinois)
ABSTRACT In embodiments a metal or metal alloy nanowires are assembled into a nanoporous membrane that can be used in methods for catalyzing various reactions under low pressures and achieving high flow rate of the reactions. In embodiments, the membranes of the disclosure can catalyze CuAAC reactions with high efficiency and minimum leaching of active Cu species.
FILED Wednesday, February 13, 2019
APPL NO 16/275047
ART UNIT 1777 — Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Processes, e.g Catalysis or Colloid Chemistry; Their Relevant Apparatus
B01J 23/8926 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B01J 35/10 (20130101)
B01J 35/0013 (20130101)
B01J 35/023 (20130101)
B01J 35/065 (20130101)
B01J 37/0215 (20130101)
B01J 37/0236 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 249/04 (20130101)
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US 11027482 Sullivan et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC (LLNS)
APPLICANT(S) LAWRENCE LIVERMORE NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (Livermore, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, California)
INVENTOR(S) Kyle T. Sullivan (Pleasanton, California);  Alexander E. Gash (Brentwood, California);  Robert V. Reeves (Livermore, California);  John Vericella (Oakland, California)
ABSTRACT An apparatus, system, and method utilizes at least two separate components during the process of producing the final product. At least one component during the process is produced using additive manufacturing, and additional components are components that are combined with the additively manufactured part. The apparatus, system, and method includes at least one energetic component and at least one second inert component. An additive manufacturing system produces a scaffold of said first energetic component(s). A system adds the second component(s) to the scaffold to produce the energetic material product.
FILED Tuesday, February 09, 2016
APPL NO 15/019524
ART UNIT 1743 — Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
CURRENT CPC
Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 48/02 (20190201)
B29C 48/05 (20190201)
B29C 48/16 (20190201)
B29C 48/92 (20190201)
B29C 64/106 (20170801) Original (OR) Class
B29C 64/165 (20170801)
B29C 2948/92571 (20190201)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclass B29C, Relating to Particular Articles
B29L 2031/3097 (20130101)

Additive Manufacturing, i.e Manufacturing of Three-dimensional [3-D] Objects by Additive Deposition, Additive Agglomeration or Additive Layering, e.g by 3-d Printing, Stereolithography or Selective Laser Sintering
B33Y 10/00 (20141201)
B33Y 30/00 (20141201)

Explosives or Thermic Compositions; Manufacture Thereof; Use of Single Substances as Explosives
C06B 21/0075 (20130101)
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US 11027500 Bronisz et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Triad National Security, LLC (Triad)
APPLICANT(S) Triad National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) Triad National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Lawrence Eugene Bronisz (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Laura Catherine Stonehill (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Dominic S. Peterson (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
ABSTRACT Various components, such as radio frequency (RF) or thermal reflectors, may be constructed from joining of pre-formed tape. For reflectors, this process may reduce the number of ribs, only require partial ribs, or eliminate the use of ribs altogether. To build such a reflector, a spool of tape, a joining tractor, and a foundation ring may be employed.
FILED Tuesday, June 19, 2018
APPL NO 16/012228
ART UNIT 1745 — Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
CURRENT CPC
Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 65/20 (20130101)
B29C 65/48 (20130101)
B29C 65/58 (20130101)
B29C 66/21 (20130101)
B29C 66/71 (20130101)
B29C 66/435 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B29C 66/1222 (20130101)
B29C 66/12421 (20130101)
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US 11027816 Beaux, II et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Triad National Security, LLC (Triad)
APPLICANT(S) Triad National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) Triad National Security, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Miles Frank Beaux, II (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Igor Olegovich Usov (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Brian M. Patterson (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
ABSTRACT Air-buoyant structures, and vehicles incorporating air-buoyant structures, are provided. Hollow, air-buoyant structures may include a shell of ultra-low density aerogel material, foam material, or vapor-expanded material that is strong and stiff enough to withstand atmospheric pressure and lightweight enough to achieve buoyancy in air under evacuation. The shell may be reinforced with a suitable reinforcing material, such as helical nanofibers. The air-buoyant structures may also include vacuum pumps and valves operably connected to or integrated with the hollow shell. The vacuum pumps and valves may be configured to pump air out of the hollow shell and allow air back into the hollow shell to control buoyancy.
FILED Monday, June 04, 2018
APPL NO 15/997163
ART UNIT 3642 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Lighter-than Air Aircraft
B64B 1/44 (20130101)
B64B 1/58 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Aeroplanes; Helicopters
B64C 2201/022 (20130101)
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US 11028065 Dzwiniel et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (UCHICAGO)
APPLICANT(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Argonne, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Trevor L. Dzwiniel (Carol Stream, Illinois);  Krzysztof Pupek (Plainfield, Illinois)
ABSTRACT In one embodiment, a continuous process for preparing organic carbonate solvent of Formula (I) as described herein comprises contacting a first reactant (an alcohol) with a reactive carbonyl source (carbonyldiimidazole (CDI) or an alkylchloroformate) in the presence of a catalyst in reaction stream flowing through a continuous flow reactor at temperature 20° C. to about 160° C. and at a flow rate providing a residence time in the range of about 0.1 minute to about 24 hours; collecting a reactor effluent exiting from the continuous flow reactor; recovering a crude product from the reactor effluent; and distilling the crude product to obtain the organic carbonate compound of Formula (I). In another embodiment, the first reactant is an epoxide and the carbonyl source is carbon dioxide.
FILED Monday, March 09, 2020
APPL NO 16/812628
ART UNIT 1625 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Processes, e.g Catalysis or Colloid Chemistry; Their Relevant Apparatus
B01J 31/0232 (20130101)

Acyclic or Carbocyclic Compounds
C07C 69/96 (20130101)

Heterocyclic Compounds
C07D 317/40 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028235 Stahl et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Shannon S. Stahl (Madison, Wisconsin);  Mohammad Rafiee (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT Methods of selectively modifying lignin, polycarboxylated products thereof, and methods of deriving aromatic compounds therefrom. The methods comprise electrochemically oxidizing lignin using stable nitroxyl radicals to selectively oxidize primary hydroxyls on β-O-4 phenylpropanoid units to corresponding carboxylic acids while leaving the secondary hydroxyls unchanged. The oxidation results in polycarboxylated lignin in the form of a polymeric β-hydroxy acid. The polymeric β-hydroxy acid has a high loading of carboxylic acid and can be isolated in acid form, deprotonated, and/or converted to a salt. The β-hydroxy acid, anion, or salt can also be subjected to acidolysis to generate various aromatic monomers or oligomers. The initial oxidation of lignin to the polycarboxylated form renders the lignin more susceptible to acidolysis and thereby enhances the yield of aromatic monomers and oligomers obtained through acidolysis.
FILED Friday, May 17, 2019
APPL NO 16/415522
ART UNIT 1767 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Derivatives of Natural Macromolecular Compounds
C08H 6/00 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028249 Dutta et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (NTESS)
APPLICANT(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Tanmoy Dutta (Berkeley, California);  Blake Simmons (San Francisco, California);  Seema Singh (Mountain House, California)
ABSTRACT Methods and compositions are provided for synthesizing ionic liquids from lignin. Methods and compositions are also provided for treating lignin with ionic liquids.
FILED Friday, August 31, 2018
APPL NO 16/119866
ART UNIT 1765 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Acyclic or Carbocyclic Compounds
C07C 41/22 (20130101)
C07C 41/22 (20130101)
C07C 43/225 (20130101)
C07C 209/00 (20130101)
C07C 209/00 (20130101)
C07C 209/08 (20130101)
C07C 209/08 (20130101)
C07C 217/58 (20130101)
C07C 217/58 (20130101)

Derivatives of Natural Macromolecular Compounds
C08H 6/00 (20130101)

Working-up; General Processes of Compounding; After-treatment Not Covered by Subclasses C08B, C08C, C08F, C08G or C08H
C08J 11/10 (20130101)
C08J 11/16 (20130101)
C08J 11/28 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C08J 2397/02 (20130101)

Compositions of Macromolecular Compounds
C08L 97/02 (20130101)
C08L 97/005 (20130101)
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US 11028271 Zhang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (ASE)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
APPLICANT(S) Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, Colorado)
ASSIGNEE(S) Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, Colorado)
INVENTOR(S) Hanyu Zhang (Arvada, Colorado);  Eric Edward Benson (Denver, Colorado);  Jeffrey Lee Blackburn (Golden, Colorado);  Elisa Margaret Link (Denver, Colorado)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure relates to a composition that includes a metal chalcogenide having a surface and a ligand, where the ligand is covalently bound to the surface. In some embodiments of the present disclosure, the metal chalcogenide may be defined by MXz, where Z is between 1 and 3, inclusively, M (a metal) includes at least one of Sc, Zr, Hf, Zr, Ti, Nb, Ta, V, Mo, Cr, Re, W, S, Pt, Fe, Cu, Sb, In, Zn, Cd, P, and/or Mn, and X (a chalcogenide) includes at least one of S, Se, and/or Te.
FILED Thursday, December 06, 2018
APPL NO 16/211622
ART UNIT 1788 — Miscellaneous Articles, Stock Material
CURRENT CPC
Compounds Containing Metals Not Covered by Subclasses C01D or C01F
C01G 39/06 (20130101)

Indexing Scheme Relating to Structural and Physical Aspects of Solid Inorganic Compounds
C01P 2002/82 (20130101)
C01P 2002/85 (20130101)
C01P 2004/02 (20130101)
C01P 2004/03 (20130101)
C01P 2004/04 (20130101)
C01P 2006/40 (20130101)

Treatment of Inorganic Materials, Other Than Fibrous Fillers, to Enhance Their Pigmenting or Filling Properties; Preparation of Carbon Black;
C09C 1/0003 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Technical Subjects Covered by Former US Classification
Y10T 428/2991 (20150115)
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US 11028279 Fenn et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
UT-Battelle, LLC (UT-BATTELLE)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
APPLICANT(S) PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) PPG Industries Ohio, Inc. (Cleveland, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) David R. Fenn (Allison Park, Pennsylvania);  Kurt G. Olson (Gibsonia, Pennsylvania);  Reza M. Rock (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania);  Cynthia Kutchko (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania);  Susan F. Donaldson (Allison Park, Pennsylvania);  Hao Sun (Allison Park, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT Methods of printing a three-dimensional object using co-reactive components are disclosed. Thermosetting compositions for three-dimensional printing are also disclosed.
FILED Wednesday, February 06, 2019
APPL NO 16/269277
ART UNIT 1765 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Shaping or Joining of Plastics; Shaping of Material in a Plastic State, Not Otherwise Provided For; After-treatment of the Shaped Products, e.g Repairing
B29C 64/112 (20170801)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclasses B29B, B29C or B29D, Relating to Moulding Materials or to Materials for Reinforcements, Fillers or Preformed Parts, e.g Inserts
B29K 2075/02 (20130101)

Additive Manufacturing, i.e Manufacturing of Three-dimensional [3-D] Objects by Additive Deposition, Additive Agglomeration or Additive Layering, e.g by 3-d Printing, Stereolithography or Selective Laser Sintering
B33Y 10/00 (20141201)
B33Y 70/00 (20141201)
B33Y 80/00 (20141201)

Macromolecular Compounds Obtained Otherwise Than by Reactions Only Involving Unsaturated Carbon-to-carbon Bonds
C08G 18/10 (20130101)
C08G 18/10 (20130101)
C08G 18/73 (20130101)
C08G 18/325 (20130101)
C08G 18/755 (20130101)
C08G 18/792 (20130101)
C08G 18/3225 (20130101)
C08G 18/3228 (20130101)
C08G 18/3234 (20130101)
C08G 18/3821 (20130101)
C08G 18/4854 (20130101)
C08G 18/5024 (20130101)
C08G 18/6685 (20130101)
C08G 18/7893 (20130101)
C08G 2150/50 (20130101)

Use of Inorganic or Non-macromolecular Organic Substances as Compounding Ingredients
C08K 3/36 (20130101)

Coating Compositions, e.g Paints, Varnishes or Lacquers; Filling Pastes; Chemical Paint or Ink Removers; Inks; Correcting Fluids; Woodstains; Pastes or Solids for Colouring or Printing; Use of Materials Therefor
C09D 11/03 (20130101)
C09D 11/30 (20130101)
C09D 11/38 (20130101)
C09D 11/102 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C09D 175/02 (20130101)
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US 11028318 Cannan et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (NTESS)
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL)
APPLICANT(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  CARBO Ceramics Inc. (Houston, Texas);  STC.UNM (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  CARBO Ceramics Inc. (Houston, Texas);  UNM Rainforest Innovations (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Chad Cannan (Cypress, Texas);  Terrence Palisch (Richardson, Texas);  Richard A. Kemp (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  Timothy J. Boyle (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez (Albuquerque, New Mexico);  James E. Miller (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
ABSTRACT Proppant compositions for use in hydraulic fracturing and methods of using same are disclosed herein. The proppant compositions include a plurality of proppant particulates and at least one particulate of the plurality of proppant particulates containing at least one tracer, wherein the at least one tracer separates from the at least one particulate located inside a fracture of a subterranean formation after a period of time.
FILED Tuesday, September 18, 2018
APPL NO 16/133844
ART UNIT 1766 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 8/80 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C09K 8/805 (20130101)

Earth Drilling, e.g Deep Drilling; Obtaining Oil, Gas, Water, Soluble or Meltable Materials or a Slurry of Minerals From Wells
E21B 43/267 (20130101)
E21B 47/11 (20200501)
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US 11028402 Hittinger et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO)
Division of Environmental Biology (DEB)
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Chris Todd Hittinger (Madison, Wisconsin);  EmilyClare Patricia Baker (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT Polypeptides comprising maltose/maltotriose transporters are provided. Additionally, polynucleotides, DNA constructs, and vectors encoding a maltose/maltotriose transporter, or yeast cells harboring such polynucleotides are provided. The yeast cell may be a Saccharomyces eubayanus cell modified to increase the expression or transport activity of a maltose/maltotriose transporter at the plasma membrane of the cell. Further, methods are provided for making a fermentation product by culturing any one of the yeast cells described herein with a fermentable substrate. Finally, methods are provided to select for and isolate maltotriose-utilizing strains of Saccharomyces eubayanus.
FILED Monday, April 08, 2019
APPL NO 16/378106
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/395 (20130101)

Beer; Preparation of Beer by Fermentation; Preparation of Malt for Making Beer; Preparation of Hops for Making Beer
C12C 11/00 (20130101)

Wine; Preparation Thereof; Alcoholic Beverages; Preparation of Alcoholic Beverages Not Provided for in Subclasses C12C or C12H
C12G 1/0203 (20130101)
C12G 3/02 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/16 (20130101)
C12N 15/81 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2500/34 (20130101)
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US 11028404 Muchero et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
UT-Battelle, LLC (UT-BATTELLE)
Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)
APPLICANT(S) UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  University of Tennessee Research Foundation (Memphis, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) UT-Battelle, LLC (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  University of Tennessee Research Foundation (Memphis, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Wellington Muchero (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Jessy L. Labbe (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Lee E. Gunter (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Jin-Gui Chen (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Sara S. Jawdy (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Xiaohan Yang (Knoxville, Tennessee);  Gerald A. Tuskan (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Juan Wang (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Olaf Czarnecki (Oak Ridge, Tennessee);  Priya Ranjan (Knoxville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT The present disclosure is directed to methods of improving mycorrhization in a plant or plant cell. Another aspect of this disclosure is directed to a genetically modified plant or plant cell with improved mycorrhization.
FILED Wednesday, July 24, 2019
APPL NO 16/520967
ART UNIT 1662 — Plants
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 9/12 (20130101)
C12N 15/8261 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 207/11001 (20130101)
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US 11028418 Noguera et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Science (DOEOS)
APPLICANT(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Daniel R. Noguera (Madison, Wisconsin);  Timothy James Donohue (Middleton, Wisconsin);  Jose Perez (Madison, Wisconsin);  Wayne S. Kontur (Madison, Wisconsin);  German Eduardo Umana Chapeton (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT Recombinant microorganisms configured for enhanced production of compounds such as 2-pyrone-4,6-dicarboxylic acid (PDC) and methods of using the recombinant microorganisms for the production of these compounds. The recombinant microorganisms include one or more modifications that reduce 2-pyrone-4,6-dicarboxylic acid (PDC) hydrolase activity, 4-carboxy-2-hydroxy-6-methoxy-6-oxohexa-2,4-dienoate (CHMOD) cis-trans isomerase activity, 4-carboxy-2-hydroxy-6-methoxy-6-oxohexa-2,4-dienoate (CHMOD) methyl esterase activity, and/or vanillate/3-O-methylgallate O-demethylase activity. The recombinant microorganisms can be used to generate PDC from media comprising plant-derived phenolics, such as syringyl phenolics, guaiacyl phenolics, and p-hydroxyphenyl phenolics. The plant-derived phenolics can be derived from pretreated lignin, including depolymerized lignin or other chemically altered lignin.
FILED Wednesday, February 19, 2020
APPL NO 16/795111
ART UNIT 1656 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/20 (20130101)
C12N 9/18 (20130101)
C12N 9/90 (20130101)
C12N 9/1007 (20130101)

Fermentation or Enzyme-using Processes to Synthesise a Desired Chemical Compound or Composition or to Separate Optical Isomers From a Racemic Mixture
C12P 17/06 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Enzymes
C12Y 301/01057 (20130101)
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US 11028470 Rohatgi et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Battelle Memorial Institute (BATTELLE)
Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)
APPLICANT(S) BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) BATTELLE MEMORIAL INSTITUTE (Richland, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) Aashish Rohatgi (Richland, Washington);  Saumyadeep Jana (Kennewick, Washington)
ABSTRACT A method for heat treating metal materials by passing electrical current through a metallic workpiece to heat the workpiece via Joule heating to a preselected temperature for a preselected period of time, based upon the formula I2×R×t, wherein I is current, R is resistance and t is time. The current may be a direct or an alternating one. Various configurations of the method are envisioned wherein multiple current inputs and outputs are attached to the metal material so as to selectively heat specific portions of the piece including irregular shapes and differing diameters.
FILED Friday, October 27, 2017
APPL NO 15/796357
ART UNIT 1734 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Changing the Physical Structure of Non-ferrous Metals and Non-ferrous Alloys
C22F 1/002 (20130101)
C22F 1/02 (20130101)
C22F 1/06 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C22F 1/043 (20130101)
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US 11028490 Vajda et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL)
UChicago Argonne, LLC (UCHICAGO)
APPLICANT(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) UCHICAGO ARGONNE, LLC (Chicago, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Stefan Vajda (Lisle, Illinois);  Larry A. Curtiss (Downers Grove, Illinois);  Michael J. Pellin (Naperville, Illinois)
ABSTRACT The invention provides a catalytic electrode for converting molecules, the electrode comprising a predetermined number of single catalytic sites supported on a substrate. Also provided is a method for oxidizing water comprising contacting the water with size selected catalyst clusters. The invention also provides a method for reducing an oxidized moiety, the method comprising contacting the moiety with size selected catalyst clusters at a predetermined voltage potential.
FILED Tuesday, July 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/043322
ART UNIT 1794 — Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry
CURRENT CPC
Electrolytic or Electrophoretic Processes for the Production of Compounds or Non-metals; Apparatus Therefor
C25B 1/04 (20130101)
C25B 3/25 (20210101)
C25B 11/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C25B 11/051 (20210101)
C25B 11/059 (20210101)
C25B 11/069 (20210101)
C25B 11/077 (20210101)
C25B 11/081 (20210101)
C25B 11/091 (20210101)

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
Y02E 60/36 (20130101)
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US 11029020 Axelbaum et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) Richard Axelbaum (St. Louis, Missouri);  Zhiwei Yang (St. Louis, Missouri);  Akshay Gopan (St. Louis, Missouri)
ASSIGNEE(S) Washington University (St. Louis, Missouri)
INVENTOR(S) Richard Axelbaum (St. Louis, Missouri);  Zhiwei Yang (St. Louis, Missouri);  Akshay Gopan (St. Louis, Missouri)
ABSTRACT A modular boiler system for implementing fuel combustion is provided. The system includes a first boiler and a second boiler of a plurality of boilers, an oxygen input unit, a fuel input unit, a recycled flue gas input unit, and a flue gas separator. The first boiler receives oxygen from the oxygen input unit, fuel from the fuel input unit, and recycled flue gas from the recycled flue gas input unit. The first boiler outputs intra-system flue gas. The flue gas separator separates the intra-system flue gas into a first and second flue gas stream, transfers the first flue gas stream to the second boiler, and transfers the second flue gas stream to a gas cleaning system. The second boiler receives oxygen from the oxygen input unit, fuel from the fuel input unit, and the first flue gas stream from the flue gas separator.
FILED Tuesday, June 04, 2019
APPL NO 16/431108
ART UNIT 3746 — Thermal & Combustion Technology, Motive & Fluid Power Systems
CURRENT CPC
Steam Engine Plants; Steam Accumulators; Engine Plants Not Otherwise Provided For; Engines Using Special Working Fluids or Cycles
F01K 23/10 (20130101)

Methods of Steam Generation; Steam Boilers
F22B 1/22 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Methods or apparatus for combustion using fluid fuel or Solid Fuel Suspended In Air
F23C 2202/00 (20130101)
F23C 2202/50 (20130101)

Removal or Treatment of Combustion Products or Combustion Residues; Flues
F23J 2215/50 (20130101)

Supplying Air or Non-combustible Liquids or Gases to Combustion Apparatus in General; Valves or Dampers Specially Adapted for Controlling Air Supply or Draught in Combustion Apparatus; Inducing Draught in Combustion Apparatus; Tops for Chimneys or Ventilating Shafts; Terminals for Flues
F23L 7/007 (20130101)
F23L 2900/07007 (20130101)
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US 11029045 Woods et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (ASE)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
APPLICANT(S) Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, Colorado)
ASSIGNEE(S) Alliance for Sustainable Energy, LLC (Golden, Colorado)
INVENTOR(S) Jason David Woods (Boulder, Colorado);  Eric Kozubal (Superior, Colorado)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are systems and processes to thermally regenerate and re-concentrate a liquid desiccant (absorbent) with an electrically driven heat pump. The regeneration and re-concentration may be performed in a cost and energy efficient manner.
FILED Thursday, March 14, 2019
APPL NO 16/353335
ART UNIT 3763 — Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, and Combustion
CURRENT CPC
Separation
B01D 53/18 (20130101)
B01D 53/263 (20130101)

Air-conditioning; Air-humidification; Ventilation; Use of Air Currents for Screening
F24F 3/1417 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F24F 2003/1458 (20130101)
F24F 2203/021 (20130101)
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US 11029416 Hawari et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina)
ASSIGNEE(S) North Carolina State University (Raleigh, North Carolina)
INVENTOR(S) Ayman I. Hawari (Raleigh, North Carolina);  Shefali Saxena (Raleigh, North Carolina)
ABSTRACT Method of real-time adaptive digital pulse signal processing for high count rate gamma-ray spectroscopy applications includes receiving a preamplifier signal at a pulse deconvolver, the preamplifier signal including resolution deterioration resulting from pulse pile-up. The method further includes generating a deconvoluted signal, by the pulse deconvolver, from the preamplifier signal, the deconvoluted signal having less resolution deterioration as compared to the received preamplifier signal. The method furthermore includes shaping of the deconvoluted signal by a trapezoid filter, the shaping comprising adjusting a shaping parameter of the trapezoid filter for an incoming signal based on a time separation from a subsequent incoming signal.
FILED Wednesday, February 19, 2020
APPL NO 16/794282
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/15 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01T 1/40 (20130101)
G01T 1/367 (20130101)
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US 11029435 Goodman et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
Los Alamos National Security, LLC (LANS)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
Triad National Security, LLC (Triad)
APPLICANT(S) TRIAD NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. (San Ramon, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) TRIAD NATIONAL SECURITY, LLC (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  CHEVRON U.S.A. INC. (San Ramon, California)
INVENTOR(S) Harvey Edwin Goodman (Houston, Texas);  Timothy James Ulrich, II (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Peter Roberts (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Marcel C. Remillieux (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Paul Allan Johnson (Santa Fe, New Mexico);  Pierre-Yves Le Bas (Los Alamos, New Mexico);  Robert A. Guyer (Los Alamos, New Mexico)
ABSTRACT Apparatus and methods for measurement of pore pressure in rock formations through an open, or cemented and/or cased, borehole are described. Such measurements are achieved using the Dynamic Acoustic Elasticity (DAE) method for characterizing nonlinear parameters by perturbing a selected rock formation volume with a High Amplitude, Low Frequency (HALF) acoustic strain wave, and probing this volume using a Low Amplitude, High Frequency (LAHF) acoustic wave. Time reversal techniques may be employed for focusing acoustic energy Into the formation in the vicinity of the pipe or open hole.
FILED Tuesday, October 24, 2017
APPL NO 16/343969
ART UNIT 3645 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Earth Drilling, e.g Deep Drilling; Obtaining Oil, Gas, Water, Soluble or Meltable Materials or a Slurry of Minerals From Wells
E21B 47/18 (20130101)
E21B 47/107 (20200501)

Geophysics; Gravitational Measurements; Detecting Masses or Objects; Tags
G01V 1/50 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01V 1/306 (20130101)
G01V 2210/6222 (20130101)
G01V 2210/6248 (20130101)
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US 11029466 Charles et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Materiel Command (AFMC)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
Direct On-Chip Digital Optical Synthesizer Program (DODOS)
Department of Energy (DOE)
Advanced Research Projects Agency Energy (ARPAE)
APPLICANT(S) The Research Foundation for The State University of New York (Albany, New York);  The Regents of The University of California (Oakland, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Research Foundation for the State University of New York (Albany, New York);  The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California)
INVENTOR(S) William Charles (Albany, New York);  John Bowers (Santa Barbara, California);  Douglas Coolbaugh (Albany, New York);  Daehwan Jung (Santa Barbara, California);  Jonathan Klamkin (Santa Barbara, California);  Douglas La Tulipe (Albany, New York);  Gerald L. Leake, Jr. (Albany, New York);  Songtao Liu (Santa Barbara, California);  Justin Norman (Santa Barbara, California)
ABSTRACT There is set forth herein a method including a substrate; a dielectric stack disposed on the substrate; one or more photonics device integrated in the dielectric stack; and a laser light source having a laser stack including a plurality of structures arranged in a stack, wherein structures of the plurality of structures are integrated in the dielectric stack, wherein the laser stack includes an active region configured to emit light in response to the application of electrical energy to the laser stack.
FILED Thursday, September 19, 2019
APPL NO 16/575820
ART UNIT 2874 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 6/131 (20130101)
G02B 6/132 (20130101)
G02B 6/12007 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G02B 2006/12061 (20130101)
G02B 2006/12121 (20130101)
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US 11029927 ChoFleming, Jr. et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, California)
INVENTOR(S) Kermin E. ChoFleming, Jr. (Hudson, Massachusetts);  Jesmin Jahan Tithi (San Jose, California);  Joshua Cranmer (Hudson, Massachusetts);  Suresh Srinivasan (Portland, Oregon)
ABSTRACT Disclosed examples to detect and annotate backedges in data-flow graphs include: a characteristic detector to store a node characteristic identifier in memory in association with a first node of a dataflow graph; a characteristic comparator to compare the node characteristic identifier with a reference criterion; and a backedge identifier generator to generate a backedge identifier indicative of a backedge between the first node and a second node of the dataflow graph based on the comparison, the memory to store the backedge identifier in association with a connection arc between the first and second nodes.
FILED Saturday, March 30, 2019
APPL NO 16/370935
ART UNIT 2192 — Interprocess Communication and Software Development
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 8/34 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06F 8/433 (20130101)
G06F 8/443 (20130101)
G06F 9/4494 (20180201)
G06F 15/82 (20130101)
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US 11030148 Panas
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC (LLNS)
APPLICANT(S) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, California)
INVENTOR(S) Robert Panas (Dublin, California)
ABSTRACT An electronic control system is disclosed for controlling individually controllable elements of an external component. In one embodiment the system may include a state translator subsystem for receiving a state command from an external subsystem. The state translator subsystem may have at least one module for processing the state command and generating operational commands for controlling the elements to achieve a desired state or condition. A programmable calibration command translation layer (PCCTL) subsystem may be included which receives and uses the operational commands to generate granular level commands for controlling the elements. A feedback control layer subsystem may be included which applies the granular level commands to the elements, and further modifies the granular level commands as needed to control the elements in closed loop fashion.
FILED Wednesday, April 04, 2018
APPL NO 15/945477
ART UNIT 2865 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 26/0833 (20130101)

Control or Regulating Systems in General; Functional Elements of Such Systems; Monitoring or Testing Arrangements for Such Systems or Elements
G05B 13/021 (20130101)

Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 13/37 (20130101)
G06F 13/126 (20130101)
G06F 15/825 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11030348 Tehranipoor et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
U.S. Air Force
United States Air Force (USAF)
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA RESEARCH FOUNDATION, INCORPORATED (Gainesville, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Mark M. Tehranipoor (Gainesville, Florida);  Domenic J. Forte (Gainesville, Florida);  Bicky Shakya (Gainesville, Florida);  Navid Asadizanjani (Gainesville, Florida)
ABSTRACT Circuits and methods for protecting against intellectual property piracy and integrated circuit piracy from an untrusted third party are provided. A circuit can include an original circuit and an obfuscated circuit incorporated into the original circuit and changing the output of the original circuit, wherein the obfuscated circuit is configured to recover the output of the original circuit by modifying the obfuscated circuit. In addition, a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device can include designing a circuit including an original circuit and an obfuscated circuit, and fabricating the circuit, wherein the obfuscated circuit is configured to change an output of the original circuit and to recover the output of the original circuit by modifying the obfuscated circuit.
FILED Thursday, June 15, 2017
APPL NO 16/309239
ART UNIT 2497 — Cryptography and Security
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 21/75 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06F 21/76 (20130101)
G06F 30/39 (20200101)
G06F 30/327 (20200101)
G06F 30/333 (20200101)
G06F 30/394 (20200101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 21/762 (20130101)
H01L 23/573 (20130101)
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US 11031145 Lahoda et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) WESTINGHOUSE ELECTRIC COMPANY, LLC (Cranbery Township, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) Westinghouse Electric Company LLC (Cranberry Township, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) Edward J. Lahoda (Edgewood, Pennsylvania);  Andrew J. Mueller (Elizabeth, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT A method is described that includes the steps of making a thin walled Zr alloy tube, loading nuclear fuel pellets into the tube, compressing the tube onto the fuel pellets to substantially reduce free space around the fuel pellets, positioning end plugs at each of two ends of the tube, filling the tube with a heat transferring gas, and coating the compressed tube with a corrosion resistant material using a thermal deposition process, such as cold spray, before inserting the tube into a pre-formed SiC composite cover having at least one closed end.
FILED Monday, March 06, 2017
APPL NO 15/450167
ART UNIT 3646 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Working Metallic Powder; Manufacture of Articles From Metallic Powder; Making Metallic Powder
B22F 3/04 (20130101)

Lime, Magnesia; Slag; Cements; Compositions Thereof, e.g Mortars, Concrete or Like Building Materials; Artificial Stone; Ceramics; Refractories; Treatment of Natural Stone
C04B 35/622 (20130101)
C04B 2235/604 (20130101)

Coating Metallic Material; Coating Material With Metallic Material; Surface Treatment of Metallic Material by Diffusion into the Surface, by Chemical Conversion or Substitution; Coating by Vacuum Evaporation, by Sputtering, by Ion Implantation or by Chemical Vapour Deposition, in General
C23C 24/04 (20130101)

Indexing Scheme for Aspects Relating to Non-positive-displacement Machines or Engines, Gas-turbines or Jet-propulsion Plants
F05D 2230/31 (20130101)

Nuclear Reactors
G21C 3/06 (20130101)
G21C 3/10 (20130101)
G21C 3/20 (20130101)
G21C 3/042 (20130101)
G21C 3/045 (20190101)
G21C 3/047 (20190101)
G21C 21/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
Y02E 30/30 (20130101)
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US 11031456 Li et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Engineering (ENG)
Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC)
Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Xiuling Li (Champaign, Illinois);  Wen Huang (Champaign, Illinois);  Zhendong Yang (Urbana, Illinois);  Mark D. Kraman (Urbana, Illinois);  Jimmy Ni (Greenbelt, Maryland);  Zihao Ou (Urbana, Illinois);  Qian Chen (Urbana, Illinois);  J. Gary Eden (Champaign, Illinois)
ABSTRACT A rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications comprises: a multilayer sheet in a rolled configuration comprising at least one turn about a longitudinal axis; a core defined by a first turn of the rolled configuration; and a soft magnetic material disposed within the core, where the multilayer sheet comprises a conductive pattern layer on a strain-relieved layer. A method of making a rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications includes forming a rolled-up device comprising: a multilayer sheet in a rolled configuration having at least one turn about a longitudinal axis, where the multilayer sheet comprises a conductive pattern layer on a strain-relieved layer; and a core defined by a first turn of the rolled configuration. The method further includes introducing a soft magnetic material into the core.
FILED Friday, June 07, 2019
APPL NO 16/434524
ART UNIT 2892 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 21/0217 (20130101)
H01L 21/02164 (20130101)
H01L 21/02274 (20130101)
H01L 28/10 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031567 Sun et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL)
APPLICANT(S) Kai Sun (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Fan Yang (Piscataway, New Jersey);  Stephen R. Forrest (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
INVENTOR(S) Kai Sun (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Fan Yang (Piscataway, New Jersey);  Stephen R. Forrest (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ABSTRACT An optoelectronic device and a method of fabricating a photosensitive optoelectronic device includes depositing a first organic semiconductor material on a first electrode to form a continuous first layer; depositing a layer of a second organic semiconductor material on the first layer to form a discontinuous second layer, portions of the first layer remaining exposed; and depositing the first organic semiconductor material on the second layer to form a discontinuous third layer, portions of at least the second layer remaining exposed. The depositing of the first and second organic semiconductor materials are alternated a number of times until a final layer of the second organic material is added to form a continuous layer. A second electrode is deposited over this final layer. One of the first electrode and the second electrode is transparent, and the first organic semiconductor material is one or more donor-type materials or one or more acceptor-type materials relative to second organic semiconductor material, which is one or more materials of the other material type.
FILED Thursday, July 19, 2007
APPL NO 11/880210
ART UNIT 2816 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Specific Uses or Applications of Nanostructures; Measurement or Analysis of Nanostructures; Manufacture or Treatment of Nanostructures
B82Y 10/00 (20130101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 27/302 (20130101)
H01L 51/0008 (20130101)
H01L 51/0046 (20130101)
H01L 51/0078 (20130101)
H01L 51/4246 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01L 51/4253 (20130101)

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
Y02E 10/549 (20130101)
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US 11031569 Forrest et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
U.S. Air Force
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  The University of Southern California (Los Angeles, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  THE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA (Los Angeles, California)
INVENTOR(S) Stephen R. Forrest (Ann Arbor, New Jersey);  Michael Slootsky (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Mark E. Thompson (Anaheim, California)
ABSTRACT Arrangements and techniques for providing organic emissive layers are provided, in which the emissive layer includes a first dopant having a dissociative energy level. A second dopant in the emissive layer provides a solid state sink energy level, to which doubly excited excitons and/or polarons may transition instead of to the dissociative energy level, thereby decreasing the undesirable effects of transitions to the dissociative energy level.
FILED Friday, November 15, 2019
APPL NO 16/685355
ART UNIT 1766 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 11/06 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1007 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1011 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1044 (20130101)
C09K 2211/1088 (20130101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 51/5016 (20130101)
H01L 51/5028 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031744 Staats, Jr. et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (NTESS)
APPLICANT(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
ASSIGNEE(S) National Technology and Engineering Solutions of Sandia, LLC (Albuquerque, New Mexico)
INVENTOR(S) Wayne Lawrence Staats, Jr. (Livermore, California);  Jeffrey P. Koplow (San Ramon, California)
ABSTRACT Technologies pertaining to a rotary electrical contact device are described herein. A rotary electrical contact device comprises a first sheave that is disposed about a first axis and a second sheave that rotates about the first axis or a second axis that is parallel to the first axis. The device further includes two planetary sheaves that revolve around the first and second sheaves, and a belt that makes contact with each of the sheaves, the belt comprising a co-wound inner helical coil and outer helical coil. As the first sheave rotates, the planetary sheaves revolve about the first and second sheaves and cause the belt to deform and roll along the second sheave. The belt makes rolling contact with the four sheaves. The belt is electrically conductive such that as the belt rolls along the sheaves, the belt maintains electrical contact between the first sheave and the second sheave.
FILED Thursday, May 23, 2019
APPL NO 16/420670
ART UNIT 2831 — Electrical Circuits and Systems
CURRENT CPC
Belts, Cables, or Ropes, Predominantly Used for Driving Purposes; Chains; Fittings Predominantly Used Therefor
F16G 9/00 (20130101)

Gearing
F16H 7/04 (20130101)

Cables; Conductors; Insulators; Selection of Materials for Their Conductive, Insulating or Dielectric Properties
H01B 5/104 (20130101)

Electrically-conductive Connections; Structural Associations of a Plurality of Mutually-insulated Electrical Connecting Elements; Coupling Devices; Current Collectors
H01R 39/28 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01R 43/16 (20130101)

Dynamo-electric Machines
H02K 13/10 (20130101)
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US 11032475 O'Neill et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
APPLICANT(S) Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (Las Vegas, Nevada)
ASSIGNEE(S) Mission Support and Test Services, LLC (North Las Vegas, Nevada)
INVENTOR(S) Mary Morabito O'Neill (Santa Barbara, California);  David Terry (Santa Barbara, California)
ABSTRACT Disclosed is a method to passively measure and calculate the strength of turbulence via the index of refraction structure constant Cn2 from video imagery gathered by an imaging device, such as a video camera. Processing may occur with any type computing device utilizing a processor executing machine executable code stored on memory. This method significantly simplifies instrumentation requirements, reduces cost, and provides rapid data output. This method combines an angle of arrival methodology, which provides scale factors, with a new spatial/temporal frequency domain method. As part of the development process, video imagery from high speed cameras was collected and analyzed. The data was decimated to video rates such that statistics could be computed and used to confirm that this passive method accurately characterizes the atmospheric turbulence. Cn2 accuracy from this method compared well with scintillometer data through two full orders of magnitude and more capability is expected beyond this verification.
FILED Tuesday, August 13, 2019
APPL NO 16/539891
ART UNIT 2486 — Recording and Compression
CURRENT CPC
Meteorology
G01W 1/00 (20130101)

Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 5/003 (20130101)
G06T 5/10 (20130101)
G06T 5/50 (20130101)

Traffic Control Systems
G08G 5/0091 (20130101)

Pictorial Communication, e.g Television
H04N 5/23229 (20130101)
H04N 5/23254 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11032498 Waugh et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
APPLICANT(S) The Regents of the University of Colorado (Denver, Colorado)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Regents of the University of Colorado, a body (Denver, Colorado)
INVENTOR(S) Justin Waugh (Boulder, Colorado);  Daniel S. Dessau (Boulder, Colorado);  Stephen P. Parham (Broomfield, Colorado);  Thomas Nummy (Boulder, Colorado);  Justin Griffith (Littleton, Colorado);  Xiaoqing Zhou (Longmont, Colorado);  Haoxiang Li (Boulder, Colorado)
ABSTRACT A quantitative pulse count (event detection) algorithm with linearity to high count rates is accomplished by combining a high-speed, high frame rate camera with simple logic code run on a massively parallel processor such as a GPU. The parallel processor elements examine frames from the camera pixel by pixel to find and tag events or count pulses. The tagged events are combined to form a combined quantitative event image.
FILED Monday, March 19, 2018
APPL NO 16/494733
ART UNIT 2697 — Selective Visual Display Systems
CURRENT CPC
Pictorial Communication, e.g Television
H04N 5/351 (20130101)
H04N 5/361 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04N 5/2351 (20130101)
H04N 5/3745 (20130101)
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US 11032628 Perlmutter et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)
Lawrence Livermore National Security LLC (LLNS)
APPLICANT(S) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, California)
INVENTOR(S) David Simon Perlmutter (Oakland, California);  Peter Thomas Setsuda DeVore (Livermore, California);  Apurva Shantharaj Gowda (Mountain View, California);  Jason Thomas Chou (Walnut Creek, California)
ABSTRACT Device, methods and systems for the electronic demodulation of optically phase demodulated signals are described. An example optical local oscillator generator configured to generate a radio frequency (RF) tone at a desired RF frequency includes a first input configured to receive a broadband optical pulse train, a second input coupled to a delay line interferometer to receive a first control voltage for controlling a delay value of the interferometer and to produce an output optical pulse train, a dispersive element, coupled to the delay line interferometer, to map the output optical pulse train to a time-domain modulated optical pulse train, an optical-to-electrical converter, coupled to the dispersive element, to convert the time-domain modulated optical pulse train to an analog electrical signal, and an RF filter, coupled to the optical-to-electrical converter, to filter the analog electrical signal to generate the RF tone at the desired RF frequency.
FILED Thursday, May 07, 2020
APPL NO 16/869320
ART UNIT 2636 — Optical Communications
CURRENT CPC
Devices or Arrangements, the Optical Operation of Which Is Modified by Changing the Optical Properties of the Medium of the Devices or Arrangements for the Control of the Intensity, Colour, Phase, Polarisation or Direction of Light, e.g Switching, Gating, Modulating or Demodulating; Techniques or Procedures for the Operation Thereof; Frequency-changing; Non-linear Optics; Optical Logic Elements; Optical Analogue/digital Converters
G02F 1/21 (20130101)
G02F 2001/212 (20130101)

Transmission
H04B 10/61 (20130101)

Multiplex Communication
H04J 14/02 (20130101)

Selecting
H04Q 11/0005 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04Q 2011/0015 (20130101)
H04Q 2011/0016 (20130101)
H04Q 2011/0039 (20130101)
H04Q 2011/0041 (20130101)
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National Science Foundation (NSF) 

US 11027976 Wilkinson et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)
Division of Materials Research (DMR)
APPLICANT(S) Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado)
ASSIGNEE(S) Colorado School of Mines (Golden, Colorado)
INVENTOR(S) Taylor M. Wilkinson (Golden, Colorado);  Matt Musselman (Golden, Colorado);  Corinne E. Packard (Golden, Colorado)
ABSTRACT An example ferroelastic ceramic composition includes at least one compound having a relative chemical formula of AXBYC(1-X-Y)D. Element A, element B, and element C are independently selected from different members of the group consisting of yttrium, lanthanum, cerium, praseodymium, neodymium, promethium, samarium, europium, gadolinium, terbium, dysprosium, holmium, erbium, thulium, ytterbium, and lutetium. Element D is selected from the group consisting of phosphate, niobate, and tungstate. X and Y are each equal to or greater than zero and less than one. X and Y are collective less than one.
FILED Friday, November 30, 2018
APPL NO 16/206360
ART UNIT 1796 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Non-metallic Elements; Compounds Thereof;
C01B 25/37 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Indexing Scheme Relating to Structural and Physical Aspects of Solid Inorganic Compounds
C01P 2002/52 (20130101)
C01P 2006/90 (20130101)

Single-crystal-growth; Unidirectional Solidification of Eutectic Material or Unidirectional Demixing of Eutectoid Material; Refining by Zone-melting of Material; Production of a Homogeneous Polycrystalline Material With Defined Structure; Single Crystals or Homogeneous Polycrystalline Material With Defined Structure; After-treatment of Single Crystals or a Homogeneous Polycrystalline Material With Defined Structure; Apparatus Therefor
C30B 29/22 (20130101)

Non-positive Displacement Machines or Engines, e.g Steam Turbines
F01D 5/147 (20130101)

Internal-combustion Piston Engines; Combustion Engines in General
F02B 77/089 (20130101)
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US 11028105 Szymczak et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)
Division of Chemistry (CHE)
APPLICANT(S) REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF MICHIGAN (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
INVENTOR(S) Nathaniel Szymczak (Ypsilanti, Michigan);  Jacob Geri (Ann Arbor, Michigan)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are borazine, borate, and azaborinine compounds and compositions, methods of making said compounds and compositions, and methods of forming aromatic difluorocarbon compounds and difluorocarbon compounds.
FILED Friday, June 28, 2019
APPL NO 16/455887
ART UNIT 1625 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Acyclic, Carbocyclic or Heterocyclic Compounds Containing Elements Other Than Carbon, Hydrogen, Halogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Selenium or Tellurium
C07F 5/04 (20130101)
C07F 5/05 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07F 5/027 (20130101)
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US 11028107 Toutov et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)
Division of Chemistry (CHE)
APPLICANT(S) CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (Pasadena, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California)
INVENTOR(S) Anton Toutov (Pasadena, California);  Wenbo Liu (Pasadena, California);  David P. Schuman (Pasadena, California);  Brian M. Stoltz (San Marino, California);  Robert H. Grubbs (South Pasadena, California)
ABSTRACT The present invention is directed to compositions for silylating organic substrates containing C—H or O—H bonds, especially heteroaromatic substrates. The compositions are derived from the preconditioning of mixtures of hydrosilanes or organodisilanes with bases, including metal hydroxide and metal alkoxide bases. In some embodiments, the preconditioning results in the formation of reactive silicon hydride species.
FILED Wednesday, February 22, 2017
APPL NO 15/438929
ART UNIT 1626 — Organic Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Acyclic, Carbocyclic or Heterocyclic Compounds Containing Elements Other Than Carbon, Hydrogen, Halogen, Oxygen, Nitrogen, Sulfur, Selenium or Tellurium
C07F 7/0814 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C07F 7/0896 (20130101)
C07F 7/1804 (20130101)
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US 11028215 Hong
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) BOARD OF REGENTS, THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS SYSTEM (Austin, Texas)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Regents, The University of Texas System (Austin, Texas)
INVENTOR(S) Yi Hong (Irving, Texas)
ABSTRACT The present invention provides dopant-free conductive elastomeric polyurethanes that have broad biomedical application, including smart drug delivery, electronics and biomedicine. In various embodiments, a dopant-free conductive, elastomeric polyurethane is designed by covalently conjugating biodegradable segment, conductive segment and dopant molecule into one polymer chain. The dopant-free conductive polyurethanes according to various embodiments of the invention exhibit attractive mechanical properties, including bending, knotting, stretching and recoiling. The biodegradable, conductive elastomer also exhibit good electroactivity and electrical stability without extra dopant involvement.
FILED Wednesday, February 15, 2017
APPL NO 16/073229
ART UNIT 1766 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Macromolecular Compounds Obtained Otherwise Than by Reactions Only Involving Unsaturated Carbon-to-carbon Bonds
C08G 18/12 (20130101)
C08G 18/73 (20130101)
C08G 18/244 (20130101)
C08G 18/348 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C08G 18/771 (20130101)
C08G 18/0823 (20130101)
C08G 18/3243 (20130101)
C08G 18/4277 (20130101)
C08G 18/6659 (20130101)
C08G 2230/00 (20130101)
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US 11028402 Hittinger et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO)
Division of Environmental Biology (DEB)
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Chris Todd Hittinger (Madison, Wisconsin);  EmilyClare Patricia Baker (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT Polypeptides comprising maltose/maltotriose transporters are provided. Additionally, polynucleotides, DNA constructs, and vectors encoding a maltose/maltotriose transporter, or yeast cells harboring such polynucleotides are provided. The yeast cell may be a Saccharomyces eubayanus cell modified to increase the expression or transport activity of a maltose/maltotriose transporter at the plasma membrane of the cell. Further, methods are provided for making a fermentation product by culturing any one of the yeast cells described herein with a fermentable substrate. Finally, methods are provided to select for and isolate maltotriose-utilizing strains of Saccharomyces eubayanus.
FILED Monday, April 08, 2019
APPL NO 16/378106
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/395 (20130101)

Beer; Preparation of Beer by Fermentation; Preparation of Malt for Making Beer; Preparation of Hops for Making Beer
C12C 11/00 (20130101)

Wine; Preparation Thereof; Alcoholic Beverages; Preparation of Alcoholic Beverages Not Provided for in Subclasses C12C or C12H
C12G 1/0203 (20130101)
C12G 3/02 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/16 (20130101)
C12N 15/81 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2500/34 (20130101)
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US 11028449 Knight et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Biota Technology, Inc. (Oakland, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Biota Technology, Inc. (San Diego, California)
INVENTOR(S) Rob Knight (San Diego, California);  Ajay Kshatriya (Oakland, California);  Chris Lauber (Boulder, Colorado);  J. Gregory Caporaso (Flagstaff, Arizona);  Dan Knights (St. Paul, Minnesota);  Ryan Gill (Denver, Colorado);  Joel Moxley (Highlands Ranch, Colorado)
ABSTRACT There are provided methods, systems and processes for the utilization of microbial and related genetic information for use in industrial settings, such as the exploration, determination, and recovery of natural resources, minerals, and energy sources, the monitoring and analysis of processes, activities, and materials transmission.
FILED Monday, December 29, 2014
APPL NO 14/585078
ART UNIT 1631 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 8/582 (20130101)

Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/689 (20130101)
C12Q 1/6888 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12Q 2600/156 (20130101)

Earth Drilling, e.g Deep Drilling; Obtaining Oil, Gas, Water, Soluble or Meltable Materials or a Slurry of Minerals From Wells
E21B 43/16 (20130101)
E21B 47/11 (20200501)

Bioinformatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for Genetic or Protein-related Data Processing in Computational Molecular Biology
G16B 10/00 (20190201)
G16B 20/00 (20190201)
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US 11028461 Emmert et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Engineering (ENG)
Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)
APPLICANT(S) Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) Worcester Polytechnic Institute (Worcester, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Marion H. Emmert (Worcester, Massachusetts);  Remya P. Narayanan (Worcester, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT Recovery of scandium from mined red mud includes adding an acid to a quantity of red mud for converting oxides in the red mud, and roasting the quantity of red mud for decomposing compounds having low thermal stability, typically iron and titanium. Water is added to the roasted red mud for leaching the converted oxides into a leach liquor mixture including scandium and other dissolved rare earths, and the leach liquor mixture is agitated by sonication or ball milling to increase an exposed surface area of red mud particles in the leach liquor. PH of the leach liquor is adjusted to precipitate the rare earths while leaving the scandium in solution in the leach liquor, followed by precipitating the separated scandium oxalate remaining in the leach liquor by reducing the pH and adding oxalic acid. Precipitated scandium oxalate may then be filtered from the leach liquor.
FILED Monday, July 09, 2018
APPL NO 16/030041
ART UNIT 1734 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Production and Refining of Metals; Pretreatment of Raw Materials
C22B 3/44 (20130101)
C22B 7/002 (20130101)
C22B 7/007 (20130101)
C22B 59/00 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11028895 Yang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) Jinkyu Yang (Seattle, Washington);  Hiromi Yasuda (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT An impact mitigating assembly includes an elongate member formed from a plurality of triangulated cylindrical origami (TCO) unit cells that exhibit coupled rotational and axial motion. The unit cells include an end portion and a tubular member fixed to the end portion. The tubular member has a plurality of concave sides. Each side has a first triangular portion and a second triangular portion sharing an elastic connecting edge with the second triangular portion. The first triangular portion also shares an angled upright edge with the second triangular portion of an adjacent side. Compressing the tubular member longitudinally causes the connecting edge and the angled upright edge to elastically deform, for example by stretching, and causes the second end of the tubular member to rotate with respect to the first end of the tubular member.
FILED Monday, September 24, 2018
APPL NO 16/139674
ART UNIT 3657 — Material and Article Handling
CURRENT CPC
Springs; Shock-absorbers; Means for Damping Vibration
F16F 1/025 (20130101)
F16F 1/373 (20130101)
F16F 3/02 (20130101)
F16F 3/0876 (20130101)
F16F 7/003 (20130101)
F16F 7/12 (20130101)
F16F 7/123 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F16F 2224/0233 (20130101)
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US 11029049 Gupta et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (Troy, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Santosh K Gupta (Niskayuna, New York);  Koushik Kar (Waterford, New York);  Sandipan Mishra (Troy, New York);  John T. Wen (Melrose, New York)
ABSTRACT A collaborative energy management system, method and program product for a multi-zone space. A system is disclosed including: a plurality of environment sensors located throughout the multi-zone space; an adaptive learning system that collects environment data from the environment sensors and generates a correlation model that correlates historical environment data with HVAC settings; and an optimization system that utilizes the correlation model, inputted preferences received from a plurality of occupants within the multi-zone space, and energy usage goals to periodically generate new HVAC settings for controlling an HVAC system for the multi-zone space.
FILED Friday, August 14, 2015
APPL NO 15/327701
ART UNIT 2116 — Computer Error Control, Reliability, & Control Systems
CURRENT CPC
Air-conditioning; Air-humidification; Ventilation; Use of Air Currents for Screening
F24F 11/30 (20180101) Original (OR) Class
F24F 11/46 (20180101)
F24F 11/62 (20180101)
F24F 11/64 (20180101)
F24F 2110/10 (20180101)
F24F 2120/10 (20180101)
F24F 2120/12 (20180101)
F24F 2120/20 (20180101)
F24F 2140/60 (20180101)

Control or Regulating Systems in General; Functional Elements of Such Systems; Monitoring or Testing Arrangements for Such Systems or Elements
G05B 13/04 (20130101)
G05B 19/0426 (20130101)
G05B 2219/2614 (20130101)
G05B 2219/2639 (20130101)

Systems for Controlling or Regulating Non-electric Variables
G05D 23/1904 (20130101)
G05D 23/1905 (20130101)
G05D 23/1917 (20130101)
G05D 23/1923 (20130101)
G05D 23/1934 (20130101)
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US 11029303 Blake et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Office of International Science and Engineering (OISE)
APPLICANT(S) The Administrators of the Tulane Educational Fund (New Orleans, Louisiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE ADMINISTRATORS OF THE TULANE EDUCATIONAL FUND (New Orleans, Louisiana)
INVENTOR(S) Diane Blake (Mandeville, Louisiana);  Yue Sun (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT The invention is directed to antibody compositions that specifically bind to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) and kits encompassing the same.
FILED Thursday, November 30, 2017
APPL NO 15/827241
ART UNIT 1641 — Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 16/005 (20130101)
C07K 16/44 (20130101)
C07K 2317/33 (20130101)
C07K 2317/92 (20130101)
C07K 2317/622 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 33/2835 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 33/5308 (20130101)
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US 11029448 Perkins et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) Oregon State University (Corvallis, Oregon)
ASSIGNEE(S) Oregon State University (Corvallis, Oregon)
INVENTOR(S) Cory K. Perkins (Corvallis, Oregon);  Ryan Helmut Mansergh (Corvallis, Oregon);  Juan Carlos Ramos (Corvallis, Oregon);  Douglas A. Keszler (Corvallis, Oregon)
ABSTRACT Disclosed herein are embodiments of a porous aluminum oxide thin film having a surface RMS roughness value of less than 1 nm. The thin film may also comprise phosphorus. The disclosed thin films may have a refractive index of from 1 to 2, such as from 1 to 1.5. Also disclosed are embodiments of as method for making the disclosed thin films, comprising forming an aqueous solution of the alumina precursor, a surfactant and optionally a phosphorus-containing precursor, and depositing the solution on a substrate.
FILED Monday, October 15, 2018
APPL NO 16/160711
ART UNIT 2872 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Layered Products, i.e Products Built-up of Strata of Flat or Non-flat, e.g Cellular or Honeycomb, Form
B32B 7/02 (20130101)
B32B 9/04 (20130101)
B32B 9/005 (20130101)

Chemical Composition of Glasses, Glazes or Vitreous Enamels; Surface Treatment of Glass; Surface Treatment of Fibres or Filaments Made From Glass, Minerals or Slags; Joining Glass to Glass or Other Materials
C03C 17/25 (20130101)
C03C 2217/23 (20130101)
C03C 2217/214 (20130101)
C03C 2217/425 (20130101)
C03C 2217/732 (20130101)
C03C 2218/113 (20130101)

Lime, Magnesia; Slag; Cements; Compositions Thereof, e.g Mortars, Concrete or Like Building Materials; Artificial Stone; Ceramics; Refractories; Treatment of Natural Stone
C04B 35/10 (20130101)
C04B 35/111 (20130101)
C04B 35/447 (20130101)
C04B 35/62218 (20130101)
C04B 35/63488 (20130101)
C04B 2235/75 (20130101)
C04B 2235/963 (20130101)
C04B 2235/3218 (20130101)

Coating Metallic Material; Coating Material With Metallic Material; Surface Treatment of Metallic Material by Diffusion into the Surface, by Chemical Conversion or Substitution; Coating by Vacuum Evaporation, by Sputtering, by Ion Implantation or by Chemical Vapour Deposition, in General
C23C 18/1216 (20130101)

Optical Elements, Systems, or Apparatus
G02B 1/113 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029578 Safavi-Naeini et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Navy (DON)
Office of Naval Research (ONR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University (Stanford, California)
INVENTOR(S) Amir-Hossein Safavi-Naeini (Palo Alto, California);  Christopher John Sarabalis (Menlo Park, California);  Jeremy David Witmer (Palo Alto, California);  Patricio Arrangoiz Arriola (San Francisco, California);  Raphael Frank Van Laer (Menlo Park, California)
ABSTRACT Systems and methods for steering an optical beam in two dimensions are disclosed. The system includes a substrate comprising an acousto-optic antenna array and an acoustic transducer. Each antenna of the antenna array includes a high-confinement surface waveguide carrying a light signal. The acoustic transducer imparts acoustic energy into each surface waveguide as a mechanical wave. Interaction of the light signal and mechanical wave in each surface waveguide induces light to scatter into free space. The light scattered out of the plurality of waveguides collectively defines the output beam. The longitudinal angle of output beam, relative to the substrate, is determined by the relative frequencies of the mechanical waves and the light signals. The transverse angle of the output beam is controlled by controlling the relative phases of the mechanical waves and/or light signals across the surface-waveguide array.
FILED Monday, July 02, 2018
APPL NO 16/621977
ART UNIT 2874 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Devices or Arrangements, the Optical Operation of Which Is Modified by Changing the Optical Properties of the Medium of the Devices or Arrangements for the Control of the Intensity, Colour, Phase, Polarisation or Direction of Light, e.g Switching, Gating, Modulating or Demodulating; Techniques or Procedures for the Operation Thereof; Frequency-changing; Non-linear Optics; Optical Logic Elements; Optical Analogue/digital Converters
G02F 1/335 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G02F 1/2955 (20130101)
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US 11030531 Wong et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Division of Graduate Education (DGE)
APPLICANT(S) TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY (Boston, Massachusetts)
ASSIGNEE(S) TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY (Boston, Massachusetts)
INVENTOR(S) Wilson W. Wong (Brookine, Massachusetts);  Benjamin Harris Weinberg (Boston, Massachusetts)
ABSTRACT The invention provides, inter alia, recombinase-based systems that provide for integrated logic and memory in living cells such as mammalian cells. The nucleic acid cassettes, switches, and systems described herein allow for control of gene expression or gene regulation. The invention also provides nucleic acid-based switches for adopted T-cell therapy.
FILED Monday, June 08, 2015
APPL NO 15/316353
ART UNIT 1631 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 5/0635 (20130101)
C12N 5/0636 (20130101)
C12N 15/11 (20130101)
C12N 15/113 (20130101)
C12N 15/1082 (20130101)
C12N 2840/002 (20130101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/123 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Bioinformatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for Genetic or Protein-related Data Processing in Computational Molecular Biology
G16B 5/00 (20190201)
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US 11030804 Redden et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Blue River Technology Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) BLUE RIVER TECHNOLOGY INC. (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) Lee Kamp Redden (Palo Alto, California);  Nicholas Apostoloff (San Jose, California)
ABSTRACT A technique for generating virtual models of plants in a field is described. Generally, this includes recording images of plants in-situ; generating point clouds from the images; generating skeleton segments from the point cloud; classifying a subset of skeleton segments as unique plant features using the images; and growing plant skeletons from skeleton segments classified as unique plant feature. The technique may be used to generate a virtual model of a single, real plant, a portion of a real plant field, and/or the entirety of the real plant field. The virtual model can be analyzed to determine or estimate a variety of individual plant or plant population parameters, which in turn can be used to identify potential treatments or thinning practices, or predict future values for yield, plant uniformity, or any other parameter can be determined from the projected results based on the virtual model.
FILED Monday, August 03, 2020
APPL NO 16/984026
ART UNIT 2616 — Computer Graphic Processing, 3D Animation, Display Color Attribute, Object Processing, Hardware and Memory
CURRENT CPC
Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/11 (20170101)
G06T 7/33 (20170101)
G06T 7/74 (20170101)
G06T 7/194 (20170101)
G06T 7/337 (20170101)
G06T 7/344 (20170101)
G06T 15/08 (20130101)
G06T 17/05 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06T 17/20 (20130101)
G06T 2210/56 (20130101)
G06T 2219/2008 (20130101)
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US 11030997 Li et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering (CISE)
Division of Information and Intelligent Systems (IIS)
APPLICANT(S) Baidu USA, LLC (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Baidu USA LLC (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) Zhongliang Li (Fairborn, Ohio);  Shaojun Wang (San Jose, California)
ABSTRACT Described herein are systems and methods for compressing or otherwise reducing the memory requirements for storing and computing the model parameters in recurrent neural language models. Embodiments include space compression methodologies that share the structured parameters at the input embedding layer, the output embedding layers, or both of a recurrent neural language model to significantly reduce the size of model parameters, but still compactly represent the original input and output embedding layers. Embodiments of the methodology are easy to implement and tune. Experiments on several data sets show that embodiments achieved similar perplexity and BLEU score results while only using a fraction of the parameters.
FILED Wednesday, November 21, 2018
APPL NO 16/197945
ART UNIT 2654 — Audio Signals
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 17/16 (20130101)
G06F 40/123 (20200101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 3/08 (20130101)
G06N 3/0445 (20130101)

Speech Analysis or Synthesis; Speech Recognition; Speech or Voice Processing; Speech or Audio Coding or Decoding
G10L 15/16 (20130101)
G10L 15/063 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031268 Claridge et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Mathematical and Physical Sciences (MPS)
Division of Chemistry (CHE)
APPLICANT(S) Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) Purdue Research Foundation (West Lafayette, Indiana)
INVENTOR(S) Shelley A. Claridge (Lafayette, Indiana);  Tyler Hayes (Lafayette, Indiana);  David McMillan (Lafayette, Indiana)
ABSTRACT This invention generally relates to a device for preparing and transferring a monolayer or thin film. In particular this present invention is a device for preparing and transferring a monolayer or thin film to a substrate using an improved version of the Langmuir-Schaefer technique, which incorporates in situ thermal control, for instance to heat the supporting substrate before and/or during the transfer process.
FILED Wednesday, July 18, 2018
APPL NO 16/038232
ART UNIT 1717 — Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth
CURRENT CPC
Apparatus for Applying Fluent Materials to Surfaces, in General
B05C 3/10 (20130101)
B05C 11/02 (20130101)
B05C 13/02 (20130101)

Processes for Applying Fluent Materials to Surfaces, in General
B05D 1/18 (20130101)
B05D 1/204 (20130101)
B05D 1/208 (20130101)

Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 21/67709 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01L 51/0026 (20130101)
H01L 51/0075 (20130101)
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US 11031456 Li et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Engineering (ENG)
Division of Engineering Education and Centers (EEC)
Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships (IIP)
APPLICANT(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois (Urbana, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Xiuling Li (Champaign, Illinois);  Wen Huang (Champaign, Illinois);  Zhendong Yang (Urbana, Illinois);  Mark D. Kraman (Urbana, Illinois);  Jimmy Ni (Greenbelt, Maryland);  Zihao Ou (Urbana, Illinois);  Qian Chen (Urbana, Illinois);  J. Gary Eden (Champaign, Illinois)
ABSTRACT A rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications comprises: a multilayer sheet in a rolled configuration comprising at least one turn about a longitudinal axis; a core defined by a first turn of the rolled configuration; and a soft magnetic material disposed within the core, where the multilayer sheet comprises a conductive pattern layer on a strain-relieved layer. A method of making a rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications includes forming a rolled-up device comprising: a multilayer sheet in a rolled configuration having at least one turn about a longitudinal axis, where the multilayer sheet comprises a conductive pattern layer on a strain-relieved layer; and a core defined by a first turn of the rolled configuration. The method further includes introducing a soft magnetic material into the core.
FILED Friday, June 07, 2019
APPL NO 16/434524
ART UNIT 2892 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Semiconductor Devices; Electric Solid State Devices Not Otherwise Provided for
H01L 21/0217 (20130101)
H01L 21/02164 (20130101)
H01L 21/02274 (20130101)
H01L 28/10 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11031606 Qi et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Knoxville, Tennessee)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Tennessee Research Foundation (Knoxville, Tennessee)
INVENTOR(S) Ming Qi (Knoxville, Tennessee);  Thomas Zawodzinski (Knoxville, Tennessee);  Shane Foister (Knoxville, Tennessee)
ABSTRACT An electrochemical cell includes an air electrode in flow communication with a storage tank containing an aqueous solution of hydrogen peroxide, a lithium electrode, a catalyst layer in contact with the air electrode or a gas diffusion layer associated with the air electrode, and a separator layer in contact with the lithium electrode and catalyst layer. The catalyst layer includes a catalyst for two electron reversible oxygen reduction. The catalyst comprises gold, and a cobalt coordination complex or polymer thereof. The cobalt coordination complex comprises a cobalt ion chelated by a tetradentate organic chelating ligand.
FILED Friday, November 22, 2019
APPL NO 16/692921
ART UNIT 1725 — Fuel Cells, Battery, Flammable Gas, Solar Cells, Liquid Crystal Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Specific Uses or Applications of Nanostructures; Measurement or Analysis of Nanostructures; Manufacture or Treatment of Nanostructures
B82Y 30/00 (20130101)
B82Y 40/00 (20130101)

Processes or Means, e.g Batteries, for the Direct Conversion of Chemical Energy into Electrical Energy
H01M 4/88 (20130101)
H01M 4/90 (20130101)
H01M 4/92 (20130101)
H01M 4/8615 (20130101)
H01M 4/8626 (20130101)
H01M 4/8647 (20130101)
H01M 4/8652 (20130101)
H01M 4/8657 (20130101)
H01M 4/8871 (20130101)
H01M 4/8892 (20130101)
H01M 4/9008 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H01M 4/9041 (20130101)
H01M 4/9075 (20130101)
H01M 12/02 (20130101)
H01M 12/06 (20130101)
H01M 12/08 (20130101)
H01M 12/085 (20130101)
H01M 2004/021 (20130101)
H01M 2300/0014 (20130101)
H01M 2300/0068 (20130101)

Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
Y02E 60/10 (20130101)
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US 11032125 Farritor et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Division of Graduate Education (DGE)
APPLICANT(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
INVENTOR(S) Shane Farritor (Lincoln, Nebraska);  Tyler Wortman (Grand Island, Nebraska);  Kyle Strabala (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania);  Ryan McCormick (Arlington, Virginia);  Amy Lehman (York, Nebraska);  Dmitry Oleynikov (Omaha, Nebraska);  Eric Markvicka (Brush, Colorado)
ABSTRACT Various medical devices and related systems, including robotic and/or in vivo medical devices, and various robotic surgical devices for in vivo medical procedures. Included herein, for example, is a robotic surgical system having a support beam positionable through an incision, and a robotic device having a device body, first and second rotating shoulder components coupled to the device body, and first and second robotic arms coupled to the first and second shoulder components, respectively.
FILED Thursday, September 06, 2018
APPL NO 16/123619
ART UNIT 3664 — Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 34/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/361 (20160201)
A61B 2034/302 (20160201)

Manipulators; Chambers Provided With Manipulation Devices
B25J 9/06 (20130101)
B25J 9/0087 (20130101)

Control or Regulating Systems in General; Functional Elements of Such Systems; Monitoring or Testing Arrangements for Such Systems or Elements
G05B 2219/40418 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 41/0631 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 43/08 (20130101)

Technical Subjects Covered by Former USPC Cross-reference Art Collections [XRACs] and Digests
Y10S 901/02 (20130101)
Y10S 901/19 (20130101)
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National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 

US 11026859 Rovekamp et al.
FUNDED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) United States of America as represented by the Administrator of NASA (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Roger Rovekamp (Kemah, Texas);  Christopher Beck (Houston, Texas);  Craig Cornwall (Boise, Idaho)
ABSTRACT A system and method is provided for a wearable robotic upper body garment. In an embodiment, an upper body garment or apparatus comprises a shoulder saddle, one or more actuators, one or more flexible tendons, back torso section, front, torso section, torso wrap, and upper arm cuff. The shoulder saddle may be comprised of a yoke and one or more elevated shoulder sections. The one or more elevated should sections may be comprised of a first elevated shoulder section. In an embodiment, the back torso and front torso sections may be structurally connected to the yoke. In an embodiment, the one or more actuators may be structurally connected to either said back torso section or front torso section. In an embodiment, the one or more flexible tendons may be operationally connected to a predetermined one or more actuators and an upper arm cuff. In an embodiment and during operations, the one or more actuators effectuate a pulling motion on one or more flexible tendons enabling or augmenting movement about an upper extremity joint.
FILED Thursday, April 19, 2018
APPL NO 15/956986
ART UNIT 3785 — Body Treatment, Kinestherapy, and Exercising
CURRENT CPC
Outerwear; Protective Garments; Accessories
A41D 1/002 (20130101)

Physical Therapy Apparatus, e.g Devices for Locating or Stimulating Reflex Points in the Body; Artificial Respiration; Massage; Bathing Devices for Special Therapeutic or Hygienic Purposes or Specific Parts of the Body
A61H 1/0281 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61H 2201/165 (20130101)
A61H 2201/1614 (20130101)
A61H 2201/1635 (20130101)
A61H 2201/1671 (20130101)
A61H 2205/062 (20130101)

Manipulators; Chambers Provided With Manipulation Devices
B25J 9/0006 (20130101)
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US 11027332 Zalameda et al.
FUNDED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) U.S.A., as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AS REPRESENTED BY THE ADMINISTRATOR OF NASA (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Joseph N. Zalameda (Poquoson, Virginia);  Eric R. Burke (Yorktown, Virginia);  Robert A. Hafley (Yorktown, Virginia);  Christopher S. Domack (Carrollton, Virginia)
ABSTRACT Systems and methods are provided for the real time inspection of additive manufacturing deposits using infrared thermography. Various embodiments may enable the measurement of material properties and the detection of defects during the additive manufacturing process. Various embodiments may enable the characterization of deposition quality, as well as the detection of deposition defects, such as voids, cracks, disbonds, etc., as a structure is manufactured layer by layer in an additive manufacturing process. Various embodiments may enable quantitative inspection images to be archived and associated with the manufactured structure to document the manufactured structure's structural integrity.
FILED Friday, April 14, 2017
APPL NO 15/487564
ART UNIT 3761 — Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, and Combustion
CURRENT CPC
Casting of Metals; Casting of Other Substances by the Same Processes or Devices
B22D 23/003 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B22D 46/00 (20130101)

Working Metallic Powder; Manufacture of Articles From Metallic Powder; Making Metallic Powder
B22F 3/115 (20130101)

Additive Manufacturing, i.e Manufacturing of Three-dimensional [3-D] Objects by Additive Deposition, Additive Agglomeration or Additive Layering, e.g by 3-d Printing, Stereolithography or Selective Laser Sintering
B33Y 10/00 (20141201)
B33Y 30/00 (20141201)
B33Y 50/02 (20141201)
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US 11027859 Muha et al.
FUNDED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) THE BOEING COMPANY (Chicago, Illinois)
ASSIGNEE(S) THE BOEING COMPANY (Chicago, Illinois)
INVENTOR(S) Nicholas B. Muha (Monmouth Junction, New Jersey);  Jeremie Joel Albert (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania);  Robert W. Thomas (Hampton Cove, Alabama)
ABSTRACT A penetration device including a casing, a propellant positioned in the casing, and a flyer plate. The flyer plate is coupled to the casing and adjacent to the propellant. The flyer plate includes a center portion having a substantially constant first thickness and includes a peripheral portion around the center portion and defining an edge. The peripheral portion includes one or more recesses in a first surface of the peripheral portion.
FILED Monday, October 16, 2017
APPL NO 15/785223
ART UNIT 3642 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Cosmonautics; Vehicles or Equipment Therefor
B64G 1/64 (20130101)
B64G 1/402 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Explosive Charges, e.g for Blasting, Fireworks, Ammunition
F42B 1/02 (20130101)
F42B 10/48 (20130101)
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US 11029240 Hering et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) Aerosol Dynamics Inc. (Berkeley, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Aerosol Dynamics Inc. (Berkeley, California)
INVENTOR(S) Susanne Vera Hering (Berkeley, California);  Steven Russel Spielman (Oakland, California);  Gregory Stephen Lewis (Berkeley, California)
ABSTRACT A wick liquid sensor suitable for use in a particle condensation device is provided. The sensor includes a light source configured to illuminate a surface of the wick. A detector is configured to detect wick reflected light from the light source and determine the intensity of reflected light. The wick is formed from a porous media that is wettable by the liquid, and becomes translucent when filled with the liquid. The amount of reflectivity decreases as the saturation content of the liquid in the wick increases.
FILED Friday, October 12, 2018
APPL NO 16/159604
ART UNIT 2886 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Steam or Vapour Condensers
F28B 1/02 (20130101)
F28B 11/00 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 15/065 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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US 11029241 Bachalo et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) Artium Technologies, Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Artium Technologies, Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) William D. Bachalo (Los Altos Hills, California);  Gregory A. Payne (Richland, Washington);  Khalid Ibrahim (Hatfield, Pennsylvania);  Michael J. Fidrich (San Jose, California);  Chad M. Sipperley (Palm City, Florida)
ABSTRACT Methods and apparatuses to detect particles in dense particle fields are described. A time varying signal is partitioned into a plurality of segments. Parameters are determined from the segments. The time varying signal is parsed into a plurality of individual particle signal components based on the plurality of parameters.
FILED Friday, February 13, 2015
APPL NO 14/622789
ART UNIT 2829 — Semiconductors/Memory
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 15/0205 (20130101)
G01N 15/0211 (20130101)
G01N 15/1429 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 15/1434 (20130101)
G01N 2015/145 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1075 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1461 (20130101)
G01N 2015/1493 (20130101)
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US 11029284 Kolb et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) South Dakota Board of Regents (Pierre, South Dakota)
ASSIGNEE(S) SOUTH DAKOTA BOARD OF REGENTS (Pierre, South Dakota)
INVENTOR(S) Lowell Kolb (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Charles Tolle (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Nathan Williams (Rapid City, South Dakota);  Jason Ash (Rapid City, South Dakota)
ABSTRACT A system for determining gas characteristics at high altitudes in embodiments of the present invention may have one or more of the following features: (a) a high-altitude balloon having one or more of the following features: (a) a balloon, (b) a balloonsat operably coupled to the balloon, (c) an air path chamber wherein gas at a high altitude can occupy the air path chamber, (d) a first speaker located on a substrate within the air path chamber, wherein the first speaker takes an electrical signal input and creates a first sound wave, and (e) a second speaker located on the substrate facing opposite of the first speaker located outside of the air path chamber, wherein the second speaker takes the electrical signal and creates a second sound wave.
FILED Thursday, February 07, 2019
APPL NO 16/270447
ART UNIT 2852 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 29/024 (20130101)
G01N 29/036 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 29/2437 (20130101)
G01N 2291/014 (20130101)
G01N 2291/021 (20130101)
G01N 2291/02881 (20130101)
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US 11029347 Brant et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) NOKOMIS, INC. (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) NOKOMIS, INC (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) Adam Brant (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania);  Walter J. Keller, III (Bridgeville, Pennsylvania);  Todd Eric Chornenky (Carmichaels, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT A hand-held apparatus for analysis, testing, inspecting and/or screening a fully integrated and assembled electrically powered assets and devices for measurement of degree of device aging, degradation, condition, and/or Remaining Useful Life (RUL). The device includes an on-board antenna positioned at a distance from the electrically powered device under test and a signal receiver or sensor for examining a signal from the electrically powered device, but especially applied to electronic devices. The receiver or sensor collects unintended and/or intended RF energy components emitted by the electrically powered device and performs the above analysis in a response to the acquired signal input while the electrically powered device is active or powered.
FILED Thursday, April 26, 2018
APPL NO 15/963232
ART UNIT 2865 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Measuring Electric Variables; Measuring Magnetic Variables
G01R 23/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01R 29/0878 (20130101)
G01R 31/003 (20130101)

Antennas, i.e Radio Aerials
H01Q 1/36 (20130101)
H01Q 13/02 (20130101)

Transmission
H04B 1/16 (20130101)
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US 11029709 Stepanyan et al.
FUNDED BY
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
APPLICANT(S) United States of America as Represented by the Administrator of the NASA (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States of America as Represented by the Administrator of NASA (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Vahram Stepanyan (Sunnyvale, California);  Kalmanje Srinivas Krishnakumar (Cupertino, California)
ABSTRACT Adaptive wind estimation, trajectory generation, and flight control for aerial systems using motion data is provided. The adaptive wind estimation approach may be implemented using onboard computing power, may rapidly converge to true values, may be computationally inexpensive, and may not require any specific hardware or specific vehicle maneuvers for the convergence. There may be no prior knowledge of the wind field, using the motion of the aircraft itself rather than wind sensors. The algorithm may include three blocks. An identification/estimation block may identify aerodynamic drag coefficients in still-air flight and estimate the wind components in moving and variable air flight. A navigation block may generate feasible trajectories, taking into account the estimated wind field. A control block may generate motor/engine thrust commands necessary to track the generated trajectories while compensating for the wind disturbance.
FILED Thursday, December 20, 2018
APPL NO 16/227387
ART UNIT 3661 — Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
CURRENT CPC
Aeroplanes; Helicopters
B64C 39/024 (20130101)
B64C 2201/027 (20130101)
B64C 2201/141 (20130101)

Meteorology
G01W 1/02 (20130101)
G01W 2001/003 (20130101)

Systems for Controlling or Regulating Non-electric Variables
G05D 1/1062 (20190501) Original (OR) Class
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US 11032125 Farritor et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
Department of the Army (DOA)
U.S. Army
U.S. Army Medical Research and Materiel Command (USAMRMC)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR)
Division of Graduate Education (DGE)
APPLICANT(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska (Lincoln, Nebraska)
INVENTOR(S) Shane Farritor (Lincoln, Nebraska);  Tyler Wortman (Grand Island, Nebraska);  Kyle Strabala (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania);  Ryan McCormick (Arlington, Virginia);  Amy Lehman (York, Nebraska);  Dmitry Oleynikov (Omaha, Nebraska);  Eric Markvicka (Brush, Colorado)
ABSTRACT Various medical devices and related systems, including robotic and/or in vivo medical devices, and various robotic surgical devices for in vivo medical procedures. Included herein, for example, is a robotic surgical system having a support beam positionable through an incision, and a robotic device having a device body, first and second rotating shoulder components coupled to the device body, and first and second robotic arms coupled to the first and second shoulder components, respectively.
FILED Thursday, September 06, 2018
APPL NO 16/123619
ART UNIT 3664 — Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 34/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/30 (20160201)
A61B 90/361 (20160201)
A61B 2034/302 (20160201)

Manipulators; Chambers Provided With Manipulation Devices
B25J 9/06 (20130101)
B25J 9/0087 (20130101)

Control or Regulating Systems in General; Functional Elements of Such Systems; Monitoring or Testing Arrangements for Such Systems or Elements
G05B 2219/40418 (20130101)

Transmission of Digital Information, e.g Telegraphic Communication
H04L 41/0631 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
H04L 43/08 (20130101)

Technical Subjects Covered by Former USPC Cross-reference Art Collections [XRACs] and Digests
Y10S 901/02 (20130101)
Y10S 901/19 (20130101)
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Small Business Administration (SBA) 

US 11027152 Friedman
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
Office of Science (DOEOS)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Cancer Institute (NCI)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ASSIGNEE(S) Integrated Sensors, LLC (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
INVENTOR(S) Peter S. Friedman (Ottawa Hills, Ohio)
ABSTRACT Embodiments are directed generally to an ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system that includes an enclosure structure with at least one ultra-thin window to an incident ionizing-radiation beam. Embodiments further include at least one scintillator within the enclosure structure that is substantially directly in an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and at least one ultraviolet illumination source within the enclosure structure and facing the scintillator. At least one pixelated imaging system within the enclosure structure is located out of an incident ionizing-radiation beam path and includes at least one pixelated photosensor device optically coupled to an imaging lens.
FILED Friday, November 06, 2020
APPL NO 17/091310
ART UNIT 2884 — Optics
CURRENT CPC
Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 5/00 (20130101)
A61N 5/1045 (20130101)
A61N 5/1048 (20130101)
A61N 5/1049 (20130101)
A61N 5/1064 (20130101)
A61N 5/1067 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61N 5/1077 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1059 (20130101)
A61N 2005/1087 (20130101)

Measurement of Nuclear or X-radiation
G01T 1/29 (20130101)
G01T 1/40 (20130101)
G01T 1/1612 (20130101)
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US 11028449 Knight et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Biota Technology, Inc. (Oakland, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Biota Technology, Inc. (San Diego, California)
INVENTOR(S) Rob Knight (San Diego, California);  Ajay Kshatriya (Oakland, California);  Chris Lauber (Boulder, Colorado);  J. Gregory Caporaso (Flagstaff, Arizona);  Dan Knights (St. Paul, Minnesota);  Ryan Gill (Denver, Colorado);  Joel Moxley (Highlands Ranch, Colorado)
ABSTRACT There are provided methods, systems and processes for the utilization of microbial and related genetic information for use in industrial settings, such as the exploration, determination, and recovery of natural resources, minerals, and energy sources, the monitoring and analysis of processes, activities, and materials transmission.
FILED Monday, December 29, 2014
APPL NO 14/585078
ART UNIT 1631 — Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 8/582 (20130101)

Measuring or Testing Processes Involving Enzymes, Nucleic Acids or Microorganisms; Compositions or Test Papers Therefor; Processes of Preparing Such Compositions; Condition-responsive Control in Microbiological or Enzymological Processes
C12Q 1/689 (20130101)
C12Q 1/6888 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12Q 2600/156 (20130101)

Earth Drilling, e.g Deep Drilling; Obtaining Oil, Gas, Water, Soluble or Meltable Materials or a Slurry of Minerals From Wells
E21B 43/16 (20130101)
E21B 47/11 (20200501)

Bioinformatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for Genetic or Protein-related Data Processing in Computational Molecular Biology
G16B 10/00 (20190201)
G16B 20/00 (20190201)
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US 11029320 Kleinfeld et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California)
INVENTOR(S) Alan Marc Kleinfeld (La Jolla, California);  Andrew Henry Huber (Encinitas, California);  James Patrick Kampf (San Diego, California);  Thomas Kwan (San Diego, California);  Baolong Zhu (San Diego, California)
ABSTRACT Identification and use of proteins fluorescently labeled and that undergo a change in fluorescence index upon binding bilirubin are described. Probes are disclosed which are labeled at a cysteine or lysine residue and also probes labeled at both cysteine and lysine with two different fluorophores. These probes are useful for determination of unbound bilirubin levels in a fluid sample.
FILED Wednesday, March 27, 2019
APPL NO 16/366143
ART UNIT 1654 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/47 (20130101)

Investigating or Analysing Materials by Determining Their Chemical or Physical Properties
G01N 21/6428 (20130101)
G01N 33/92 (20130101)
G01N 33/533 (20130101)
G01N 33/582 (20130101)
G01N 33/728 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01N 2800/52 (20130101)

Technical Subjects Covered by Former US Classification
Y10T 436/146666 (20150115)
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US 11029347 Brant et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
Department of the Air Force (DAF)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) NOKOMIS, INC. (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
ASSIGNEE(S) NOKOMIS, INC (Charleroi, Pennsylvania)
INVENTOR(S) Adam Brant (Bethel Park, Pennsylvania);  Walter J. Keller, III (Bridgeville, Pennsylvania);  Todd Eric Chornenky (Carmichaels, Pennsylvania)
ABSTRACT A hand-held apparatus for analysis, testing, inspecting and/or screening a fully integrated and assembled electrically powered assets and devices for measurement of degree of device aging, degradation, condition, and/or Remaining Useful Life (RUL). The device includes an on-board antenna positioned at a distance from the electrically powered device under test and a signal receiver or sensor for examining a signal from the electrically powered device, but especially applied to electronic devices. The receiver or sensor collects unintended and/or intended RF energy components emitted by the electrically powered device and performs the above analysis in a response to the acquired signal input while the electrically powered device is active or powered.
FILED Thursday, April 26, 2018
APPL NO 15/963232
ART UNIT 2865 — Printing/Measuring and Testing
CURRENT CPC
Measuring Electric Variables; Measuring Magnetic Variables
G01R 23/02 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G01R 29/0878 (20130101)
G01R 31/003 (20130101)

Antennas, i.e Radio Aerials
H01Q 1/36 (20130101)
H01Q 13/02 (20130101)

Transmission
H04B 1/16 (20130101)
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US 11030804 Redden et al.
FUNDED BY
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Small Business Administration (SBA)
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)
APPLICANT(S) Blue River Technology Inc. (Sunnyvale, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) BLUE RIVER TECHNOLOGY INC. (Sunnyvale, California)
INVENTOR(S) Lee Kamp Redden (Palo Alto, California);  Nicholas Apostoloff (San Jose, California)
ABSTRACT A technique for generating virtual models of plants in a field is described. Generally, this includes recording images of plants in-situ; generating point clouds from the images; generating skeleton segments from the point cloud; classifying a subset of skeleton segments as unique plant features using the images; and growing plant skeletons from skeleton segments classified as unique plant feature. The technique may be used to generate a virtual model of a single, real plant, a portion of a real plant field, and/or the entirety of the real plant field. The virtual model can be analyzed to determine or estimate a variety of individual plant or plant population parameters, which in turn can be used to identify potential treatments or thinning practices, or predict future values for yield, plant uniformity, or any other parameter can be determined from the projected results based on the virtual model.
FILED Monday, August 03, 2020
APPL NO 16/984026
ART UNIT 2616 — Computer Graphic Processing, 3D Animation, Display Color Attribute, Object Processing, Hardware and Memory
CURRENT CPC
Image Data Processing or Generation, in General
G06T 7/11 (20170101)
G06T 7/33 (20170101)
G06T 7/74 (20170101)
G06T 7/194 (20170101)
G06T 7/337 (20170101)
G06T 7/344 (20170101)
G06T 15/08 (20130101)
G06T 17/05 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
G06T 17/20 (20130101)
G06T 2210/56 (20130101)
G06T 2219/2008 (20130101)
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Department of Agriculture (USDA) 

US 11026424 Koehler et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
Agricultural Research Service (ARS)
APPLICANT(S) University of Florida Research Foundation, Inc. (Gainesville, Florida);  Philip G. Koehler (Gainesville, Florida);  Roberto M. Pereira (Gainesville, Florida);  Christopher D. Batich (Gainesville, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Florida Research Foundation, Incorporated (Gainesville, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Philip G. Koehler (Gainesville, Florida);  Roberto M. Pereira (Gainesville, Florida);  Christopher D. Batich (Gainesville, Florida)
ABSTRACT Compositions, formulas, methods of making, mixing and applying insecticide formulations to different surfaces such as but not limited to interior surfaces of ovitraps, on walls and on chips and tiles to produce a texturized surface to allow for better transfer of the insecticidal active ingredients to insects, such as mosquitoes and the like, which land on or crawl on the surfaces, resulting in faster insect mortality rates. The texture of the insecticidal residue provides better transfer of the insecticidal active ingredients to insects that land on or crawl on the surface, resulting in faster insect mortality. The textured residue also enhances desirable surface characteristics for landing of mosquitoes and potentially other insects.
FILED Thursday, May 25, 2017
APPL NO 16/097934
ART UNIT 1613 — Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
CURRENT CPC
Catching, Trapping or Scaring of Animals; Apparatus for the Destruction of Noxious Animals or Noxious Plants
A01M 1/2016 (20130101)

Preservation of Bodies of Humans or Animals or Plants or Parts Thereof; Biocides, e.g as Disinfectants, as Pesticides or as Herbicides; Pest Repellants or Attractants; Plant Growth Regulators
A01N 25/04 (20130101)
A01N 25/04 (20130101)
A01N 25/04 (20130101)
A01N 25/10 (20130101)
A01N 25/10 (20130101)
A01N 25/10 (20130101)
A01N 43/40 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A01N 43/40 (20130101)
A01N 53/00 (20130101)
A01N 53/00 (20130101)
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US 11027975 Barak
FUNDED BY
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Phillip Warren Barak (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT A method of producing phosphoric acid from at least one mineral containing phosphate and an element which is calcium, magnesium, iron, or aluminum. The method includes contacting the at least one mineral (or a combination of them) with a cation exchanger for a time and at a temperature sufficient to yield phosphoric acid from the mineral.
FILED Friday, January 31, 2020
APPL NO 16/778474
ART UNIT 1736 — Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalyst, Electrophotography, Photolithography
CURRENT CPC
Chemical or Physical Processes, e.g Catalysis or Colloid Chemistry; Their Relevant Apparatus
B01J 39/02 (20130101)
B01J 39/12 (20130101)

Non-metallic Elements; Compounds Thereof;
C01B 25/185 (20130101) Original (OR) Class

Phosphatic Fertilisers
C05B 11/00 (20130101)
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US 11028307 Wu et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
APPLICANT(S) Qinglin Wu (Baton Rouge, Louisiana);  Meichun Li (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
ASSIGNEE(S) Board of Supervisors of Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
INVENTOR(S) Qinglin Wu (Baton Rouge, Louisiana);  Meichun Li (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
ABSTRACT Bentonite (or other clay) water-based drilling fluids incorporating functionalized cellulose nanocrystals are disclosed. Cellulose nanocrystals are modified with tailored surface charges or tailored levels of salt-tolerant polymer grafting, and combined with bentonite (or other clay) nanoplatelets in an aqueous suspension. Thermal performance of drilling fluids can also be enhanced by surface grafting of thermally functional polymers onto cellulose nanocrystals.
FILED Wednesday, October 31, 2018
APPL NO 16/176031
ART UNIT 1768 — Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
CURRENT CPC
Materials for Miscellaneous Applications, Not Provided for Elsewhere
C09K 8/24 (20130101)
C09K 8/145 (20130101)
C09K 8/206 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C09K 2208/08 (20130101)
C09K 2208/10 (20130101)
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US 11028402 Hittinger et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Energy (DOE)
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Directorate for Biological Sciences (BIO)
Division of Environmental Biology (DEB)
Department of Agriculture (USDA)
National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA)
APPLICANT(S) Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation (Madison, Wisconsin)
ASSIGNEE(S) WISCONSIN ALUMNI RESEARCH FOUNDATION (Madison, Wisconsin)
INVENTOR(S) Chris Todd Hittinger (Madison, Wisconsin);  EmilyClare Patricia Baker (Madison, Wisconsin)
ABSTRACT Polypeptides comprising maltose/maltotriose transporters are provided. Additionally, polynucleotides, DNA constructs, and vectors encoding a maltose/maltotriose transporter, or yeast cells harboring such polynucleotides are provided. The yeast cell may be a Saccharomyces eubayanus cell modified to increase the expression or transport activity of a maltose/maltotriose transporter at the plasma membrane of the cell. Further, methods are provided for making a fermentation product by culturing any one of the yeast cells described herein with a fermentable substrate. Finally, methods are provided to select for and isolate maltotriose-utilizing strains of Saccharomyces eubayanus.
FILED Monday, April 08, 2019
APPL NO 16/378106
ART UNIT 1652 — Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzymes
CURRENT CPC
Peptides
C07K 14/395 (20130101)

Beer; Preparation of Beer by Fermentation; Preparation of Malt for Making Beer; Preparation of Hops for Making Beer
C12C 11/00 (20130101)

Wine; Preparation Thereof; Alcoholic Beverages; Preparation of Alcoholic Beverages Not Provided for in Subclasses C12C or C12H
C12G 1/0203 (20130101)
C12G 3/02 (20130101)

Microorganisms or Enzymes; Compositions Thereof; Propagating, Preserving, or Maintaining Microorganisms; Mutation or Genetic Engineering; Culture Media
C12N 1/16 (20130101)
C12N 15/81 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
C12N 2500/34 (20130101)
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Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) 

US 11026599 Barton
FUNDED BY
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
National Institute on Aging (NIA)
APPLICANT(S) University Of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, Maryland);  The United States of America as Represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Maryland, Baltimore (Baltimore, Maryland);   (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Joseph E. Barton (Washington, District of Columbia)
ABSTRACT Techniques are provided for assessing a risk of fall based on tracking data of a subject tracking a moving target. Tracking data of a first subject to the moving target is determined based on sensing a body of the first subject that measure a position of one or more body segments at time increments over a time period. A response of the first subject is characterized based on the tracking data of the first subject. Tracking data of a second subject to the moving target is determined based on sensing a body of the second subject that measure a position of one or more body segments at each time increment over the time period. A risk of fall of the second subject is determined based on the response of the first subject and the response of the second subject.
FILED Wednesday, August 17, 2016
APPL NO 15/753339
ART UNIT 3791 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/0024 (20130101)
A61B 5/1114 (20130101)
A61B 5/1117 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 5/7235 (20130101)
A61B 5/7275 (20130101)
A61B 2562/0219 (20130101)

Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 19/00 (20130101)

Healthcare Informatics, i.e Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for the Handling or Processing of Medical or Healthcare Data
G16H 40/63 (20180101)
G16H 50/30 (20180101)
G16H 50/70 (20180101)
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US 11026814 Klute et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
APPLICANT(S) UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON (Seattle, Washington)
ASSIGNEE(S) University of Washington (Seattle, Washington)
INVENTOR(S) Glenn Klute (Seattle, Washington);  Nathan Michael Olson (Seattle, Washington)
ABSTRACT A prosthetic device is provided including (a) an ankle component, (b) a foot component coupled to the ankle component, wherein the foot component has a longitudinal length extending at least partially along a sagittal plane of a user when the prosthetic device is in use, wherein the foot component has a thickness extending at least partially along a transverse plane of a user when the prosthetic device is in use, and (c) a coupling mechanism positioned between the foot component and the ankle component, wherein the coupling mechanism couples a rotation of the foot component with respect to the sagittal plane to a rotation of the foot component with respect to the transverse plane.
FILED Thursday, June 08, 2017
APPL NO 16/308044
ART UNIT 3774 — Medical & Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies
CURRENT CPC
Filters Implantable into Blood Vessels; Prostheses; Devices Providing Patency To, or Preventing Collapsing Of, Tubular Structures of the Body, e.g Stents; Orthopaedic, Nursing or Contraceptive Devices; Fomentation; Treatment or Protection of Eyes or Ears; Bandages, Dressings or Absorbent Pads; First-aid Kits
A61F 2/60 (20130101)
A61F 2/66 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
A61F 2/76 (20130101)
A61F 2/6607 (20130101)
A61F 2002/665 (20130101)
A61F 2002/5001 (20130101)
A61F 2002/5007 (20130101)
A61F 2002/6621 (20130101)
A61F 2002/6642 (20130101)
A61F 2002/6664 (20130101)
A61F 2002/6671 (20130101)
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US 11029113 Hills
FUNDED BY
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA)
APPLICANT(S) The United States Government as represented by The Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) The United States Government as represented by the Department of Veterans Affairs (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) Seth R. Hills (Mechanicsville, Virginia)
ABSTRACT A device for pulling the trigger of a firearm includes an actuator, a controller in signal communication with the actuator and a switch in communication with the controller. The actuator mounts on the firearm adjacent to the trigger. The actuator has a body movable into engagement with the trigger for pulling the trigger. The body is movable out of engagement with the trigger permitting the trigger to reset. The controller is adapted to transmit first and second commands to the actuator. The first command directs moving the body into engagement with the trigger, and the second command directs moving the body out of engagement with the trigger. The switch is adapted to transmit a first signal to the controller causing the controller to transmit the first command to the actuator, and a second signal to the controller for causing the controller to transmit the second command to the actuator.
FILED Wednesday, February 12, 2020
APPL NO 16/788429
ART UNIT 3641 — Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
CURRENT CPC
Functional Features or Details Common to Both Smallarms and Ordnance, e.g Cannons; Mountings for Smallarms or Ordnance
F41A 19/08 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
F41A 19/55 (20130101)
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Department of Commerce (DOC) 

US 11026617 Tcheng
FUNDED BY
Department of Commerce (DOC)
APPLICANT(S) NeuroPace, Inc. (Mountain View, California)
ASSIGNEE(S) NeuroPace, Inc. (Mountain View, California)
INVENTOR(S) Thomas K. Tcheng (Pleasant Hill, California)
ABSTRACT A medical lead with at least a distal portion thereof implantable in the brain of a patient is described, together with methods and systems for using the lead. The lead is provided with at least two sensing modalities (e.g., two or more sensing modalities for measurements of field potential measurements, neuronal single unit activity, neuronal multi unit activity, optical blood volume, optical blood oxygenation, voltammetry and rheoencephalography). Acquisition of measurements and the lead components and other components for accomplishing a measurement in each modality are also described as are various applications for the multimodal brain sensing lead.
FILED Friday, June 14, 2019
APPL NO 16/442424
ART UNIT 3792 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices
CURRENT CPC
Diagnosis; Surgery; Identification
A61B 5/0006 (20130101)
A61B 5/0031 (20130101)
A61B 5/165 (20130101)
A61B 5/0205 (20130101)
A61B 5/0261 (20130101)
A61B 5/291 (20210101) Original (OR) Class
A61B 5/316 (20210101)
A61B 5/4082 (20130101)
A61B 5/4094 (20130101)
A61B 5/4839 (20130101)
A61B 5/6868 (20130101)
A61B 5/7278 (20130101)
A61B 5/14553 (20130101)
A61B 2562/028 (20130101)
A61B 2562/046 (20130101)
A61B 2562/063 (20130101)
A61B 2562/0209 (20130101)
A61B 2562/0285 (20130101)

Electrotherapy; Magnetotherapy; Radiation Therapy; Ultrasound Therapy
A61N 1/025 (20130101)
A61N 1/0531 (20130101)
A61N 1/0534 (20130101)
A61N 1/36064 (20130101)
A61N 1/36067 (20130101)
A61N 1/36082 (20130101)
A61N 1/36132 (20130101)
A61N 1/36139 (20130101)
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Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 

US 11032705 Manikantan Shila et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Homeland Security (DHS)
APPLICANT(S) Carrier Corporation (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)
ASSIGNEE(S) Carrier Corporation (Palm Beach Gardens, Florida)
INVENTOR(S) Devu Manikantan Shila (West Hartford, Connecticut);  Shirish Kumar Singh (East Hartford, Connecticut);  Emeka P. Eyisi (West Hartford, Connecticut)
ABSTRACT A passive authenticating system includes a mobile device in communication with at least one of a multiple of access controls, the mobile device operable to determine a path trajectory of a user to authenticate the user based at least in part on the path trajectory then permit passive access to a particular access control.
FILED Monday, May 20, 2019
APPL NO 16/416613
ART UNIT 2646 — Telecommunications: Analog Radio Telephone; Satellite and Power Control; Transceivers, Measuring and Testing; Bluetooth; Receivers and Transmitters; Equipment Details
CURRENT CPC
Wireless Communication Networks
H04W 4/029 (20180201)
H04W 12/08 (20130101)
H04W 12/065 (20210101) Original (OR) Class
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National Security Agency (NSA) 

US 11030561 Chang et al.
FUNDED BY
Department of Defense (DOD)
National Security Agency (NSA)
APPLICANT(S) International Business Machines Corporation (Armonk, New York)
ASSIGNEE(S) INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION (Armonk, New York)
INVENTOR(S) Yuan-Chi Chang (Armonk, New York);  Mark D. Feblowitz (Winchester, Massachusetts);  Nagui Halim (Yorktown Heights, New York);  Stuart S. Horn (Southbury, Connecticut);  Edward J. Pring (Yorktown Heights, New York);  Anton V. Riabov (Ann Arbor, Michigan);  Edward W. Shay (White Plains, New York);  Shirin Sohrabi Araghi (Port Chester, New York);  Deepak S. Turaga (Elmsford, New York);  Octavian Udrea (Ossining, New York);  Fang Yuan (Chappaqua, New York);  Peter Zimmer (Danbury, Connecticut)
ABSTRACT Techniques for scenario planning are provided. In one example, a computer-implemented method can comprise analyzing, by a device operatively coupled to a processor, content using a topic model. The content can be associated with a defined source and is related to one or more current events. The computer-implemented method can also comprise determining, by the device, one or more portions of the analyzed content that are relevant to one or more key risk drivers using a risk driver model. The computer-implemented method can also comprise aggregating, by the device, the determined one or more portions into one or more emerging storylines based on values of one or more attributes of the topic model.
FILED Thursday, December 14, 2017
APPL NO 15/842281
ART UNIT 3623 — Business Methods - Incentive Programs, Coupons; Operations Research; Electronic Shopping; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Cost/ Price, Reservations, Shipping and Transportation; Business Processing
CURRENT CPC
Electric Digital Data Processing
G06F 16/951 (20190101)

Computer Systems Based on Specific Computational Models
G06N 5/02 (20130101)

Data Processing Systems or Methods, Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes; Systems or Methods Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes, Not Otherwise Provided for
G06Q 10/067 (20130101)
G06Q 10/0635 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
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United States Postal Service (USPS) 

US 11027640 Schwartz et al.
FUNDED BY
United States Postal Service (USPS)
APPLICANT(S) United States Postal Service (Washington, District of Columbia)
ASSIGNEE(S) United States Postal Service (Washington, District of Columbia)
INVENTOR(S) William Schwartz (Tucson, Arizona);  Amy Longshore (San Diego, California);  Erika Thoeny (Evanston, Illinois);  Sierra Raney (Blacksburg, Virginia);  Michael Nagy (Merrifield, Virginia);  Andrew Garcia (Tucson, Arizona)
ABSTRACT Vehicle shelf systems having indicators thereon for improving loading and delivery efficiency. Items are scanned for loading, and the indicators on the vehicle shelves identify where to place the item based on the sequence of the delivery point along the delivery route. A mobile computing device alerts a delivery carrier when the delivery vehicle is in proximity to a delivery point when an item is to be delivered.
FILED Monday, October 08, 2018
APPL NO 16/154573
ART UNIT 3651 — Material and Article Handling
CURRENT CPC
Vehicles Adapted for Load Transportation or to Transport, to Carry, or to Comprise Special Loads or Objects
B60P 1/6409 (20130101)
B60P 1/6481 (20130101) Original (OR) Class
B60P 3/007 (20130101)

Non-portable Lighting Devices; Systems Thereof; Vehicle Lighting Devices Specially Adapted for Vehicle Exteriors
F21S 4/28 (20160101)

Indexing Scheme Associated With Subclasses F21K, F21L, F21S and F21V, Relating to the Form or the Kind of the Light Sources or of the Colour of the Light Emitted
F21Y 2115/10 (20160801)

Data Processing Systems or Methods, Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes; Systems or Methods Specially Adapted for Administrative, Commercial, Financial, Managerial, Supervisory or Forecasting Purposes, Not Otherwise Provided for
G06Q 10/04 (20130101)
G06Q 10/083 (20130101)
G06Q 10/087 (20130101)
G06Q 50/28 (20130101)
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Each week, FedInvent analyzes newly granted patents and published patent applications whose origins lead back to funding by the US Federal Government. The FedInvent Patent Details page is a companion to the weekly FedInvents Patents Report.

This week's information is published in the FedInvent Patents report for Tuesday, June 08, 2021.

The FedInvent Weekly Patent Details Page contains a subset of patent information to provide a deeper dive into the week’s taxpayer-funded patents to help the reader better understand where a patent fits in the federal innovation ecosphere.

HOW IS THE INFORMATION ORGANIZED?

Patents are organized by the funding agency. Within each group, the patents are organized in numeric order. A patent funded by more than one agency will appear in the section of each of the agencies that funded the research and development that resulted in the invention. This approach gives the reader a complete view of the department or agency activity for the week.

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THE PANEL
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FUNDED BY
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     National Institutes of Health (NIH)
         National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Department of Defense (DOD)
     Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
         Army Research Office (ARO)

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APPLICANT(S) and ASSIGNEES
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Showing just the headquarters address would make Washington, DC the epicenter of all taxpayer-funded research and development. Providing both the applicant information and the assignee information provides a more accurate picture of where important taxpayer funded innovation is happening in America. Here are two examples from two different patents:

APPLICANT: U.S. Army Research Laboratory, Adelphi, MD
ASSIGNEE: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Army Washington, DC

APPLICANT: Optech Ventures, LLC (Torrance, California)
ASSIGNEE(S): The Regents of the University of California (Oakland, California); Optech Ventures, LLC (Torrance, California)

INVENTOR(S)
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FILED
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3793 — Medical Instruments, Diagnostic Equipment, and Treatment Devices

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CURRENT CPC
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The FedInvent Project is a patent classification maximalist endeavor or put another way, we believe that more you understand about patent classification the more you'll learn about the nature of the invention and the types of work that the federal government is funding.

The symbol presented in BOLD is the symbol identified as the "first" classification which is the most relevant classification on the patent. The date that follows the symbol is the date of the most recent revision to the art classed there.

  • A61B 1/149 (20130101)
  • A61B 1/71 (20130101)
  • A61B 1/105 (20130101)

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