FedInvent Patents

New Taxpayer Funded Patents for Tuesday, June 08, 2021 

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FedInvent analyzed 173 taxpayer-funded patents this week.

On Tuesday, June 08, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted 173 taxpayer-funded patents; including 150 patents containing government interest statements and 53 patents where federal goverenment agencies were an assignee or applicant. Together, 173 patents granted this week are the result of US government-funded research & development.

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The List of This Week's Patents

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Patent Title
001 11026424
 
Texturized insecticidal formulation 
002 11026426
 
Oxadiazole and phenol derivatives as antibacterial and/or herbicidal agents 
003 11026599
 
Method for assessing fall risk based on tracking data of a moving target 
004 11026603
 
System and method of using a tooth antenna 
005 11026617
 
Multimodal brain sensing lead 
006 11026641
 
System and method for tomography-based radiomic mass analysis 
007 11026706
 
Modulation of transducer amplitude and phase distributions for controlled application of radiation force to an object 
008 11026749
 
Computational simulation platform for planning of interventional procedures 
009 11026814
 
Pivot-flex foot 
010 11026816
 
Prosthetic device 
011 11026834
 
Body temperature controlling system 
012 11026859
 
Wearable robotic upper body garment 
013 11026894
 
Lipid nanoparticles and use thereof to deliver RNA polynucleotides 
014 11026910
 
α- and γ-truxillic acid derivatives and pharmaceutical compositions thereof 
015 11026918
 
Method of preventing or treating a pulmonary disease or condition 
016 11026921
 
Compositions and methods of treating cancer 
017 11026943
 
Aminoquinoline derivatives and uses thereof 
018 11026945
 
Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK) inhibitors for prevention and/or treatment of lung injury and/or inflammation 
019 11026947
 
ALK2 inhibitors and methods for inhibiting BMP signaling 
020 11026952
 
Small molecules for mouse satellite cell proliferation 
021 11026965
 
Nitric oxide-releasing cyclodextrins as biodegradable antibacterial scaffolds and methods pertaining thereto 
022 11026969
 
High affinity T cell receptors and uses thereof 
023 11026971
 
Methods and treatment of trauma adverse events with oxygen reduced blood 
024 11026972
 
Methods for generating macrophages with enhanced cancer phagocytosis 
025 11026992
 
Compositions and methods for preventing and reducing inflammation and treating disorders associated with inflammation 
026 11026996
 
Human Notch1 based fusion proteins as decoy inhibitors of jagged-notch signaling and DLL-notch signaling 
027 11027007
 
Recombinant metapneumovirus F proteins and their use 
028 11027008
 
Recombinant mumps virus vaccine 
029 11027011
 
Vaccines with biomolecular adjuvants 
030 11027014
 
Methods using GDF-15 antibodies for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension 
031 11027024
 
Methods of delivery of transgenes for treating brain diseases 
032 11027027
 
Pyridazinoindole compounds and methods for PET imaging 
033 11027028
 
Manganese complexes with substituted bisphosphonates useful as imaging and therapeutic agents 
034 11027086
 
Oro-nasal inhalation plethysmography mask exposure system 
035 11027121
 
Systems, methods and media for directional coordinated reset deep brain stimulation 
036 11027122
 
Spinal cord stimulation method to treat lateral neural tissues 
037 11027129
 
Patient-customized electrode arrays based on patient-specific cochlear information, and designing/selecting methods and applications of same 
038 11027140
 
Self-powered, auto-responsive implanted vagal nerve stimulator for weight control 
039 11027145
 
Laser induced ballistic particle implantation technique 
040 11027152
 
Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system 
041 11027254
 
Additive manufacturing of mixed-metal parts using sol-gel feed materials 
042 11027258
 
Copper nanoparticle-titania composite nanoarchitectures 
043 11027260
 
Low pressure nanowire membrane for catalytic reactions and methods of making and using the same 
044 11027332
 
System and method for in-situ characterization and inspection of additive manufacturing deposits using transient infrared thermography 
045 11027474
 
Fluidic systems, devices and methods for inducing anisotropy in polymeric materials 
046 11027479
 
Thermal control mold for making three-dimensional microstructures 
047 11027482
 
Additive manufacturing of multi-component parts for customizable energetic systems 
048 11027500
 
Construction of structures by joining of pre-formed tape 
049 11027640
 
Delivery vehicle and facility loading and unloading shelf system 
050 11027816
 
Air-buoyant structures and vehicles 
051 11027842
 
Apparatus and system for UAV release 
052 11027850
 
Elevation tracking device 
053 11027859
 
Variable stiffness flyer plate for penetration device 
054 11027975
 
Method to make phosphoric acid and ammonium phosphates from phosphate minerals 
055 11027976
 
Ferroelastic ceramic compositions, applications thereof, and related methods 
056 11027996
 
Crown ether functionalized substrates 
057 11028016
 
Method of manufacture of copper-doped glasses 
058 11028019
 
Boron carbide composite 
059 11028041
 
Second generation GRP94-selective inhibitors 
060 11028053
 
Electrically conducting oligo(pyrazoles) 
061 11028061
 
Modulators of myocyte lipid accumulation and insulin resistance and methods of use thereof 
062 11028065
 
Continuous method for preparing carbonate esters 
063 11028068
 
Somatostatin modulators and uses thereof 
064 11028078
 
Itraconazole analogs and use thereof 
065 11028079
 
Small molecule BET bromodomain inhibitors and uses thereof 
066 11028088
 
Modulators of BTK proteolysis and methods of use 
067 11028096
 
Tricyclic P2-ligand containing potent HIV-protease inhibitors against HIV/AIDS 
068 11028098
 
4-phenylpiperidines, their preparation and use 
069 11028105
 
Difluoromethyl and difluoromethylene transfer reagents 
070 11028107
 
Stable silylating reagents 
071 11028113
 
Cyphomycin, compositions and uses thereof 
072 11028118
 
Efficient synthesis of nicotinamide mononucleotide 
073 11028129
 
Compositions for expanding regulatory T cells (Treg) populations, and treating and ameliorating autoimmune diseases and conditions 
074 11028135
 
Lactobacillus acidophilus surface layer protein a (SlpA) as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of inflammatory diseases 
075 11028137
 
Mutant islet amyloid polypeptides with improved solubility and methods for using the same 
076 11028152
 
Single domain antibodies to Chikungunya virus 
077 11028162
 
Methods for manufacturing activatable binding polypeptides comprising matrix metalloprotease cleavable moieties 
078 11028175
 
Depletion of plasmacytoid dendritic cells 
079 11028181
 
Glycan-interacting compounds and methods of use 
080 11028185
 
Using sortases to install click chemistry handles for protein ligation 
081 11028215
 
Dopant-free conductive bioelastomers 
082 11028235
 
Polycarboxylated compounds and compositions containing same 
083 11028249
 
Methods of synthesizing ionic liquids from primary alcohol-containing lignin compounds 
084 11028265
 
Electrically conducting poly(pyrazoles) 
085 11028271
 
Functionalized metal chalcogenides of partially it crystalline phase 
086 11028279
 
Coreactive materials and methods for three-dimensional printing 
087 11028287
 
Moisture-curable omniphobic coatings 
088 11028307
 
Modified cellulose nanocrystals and their use in drilling fluids 
089 11028318
 
Proppant compositions and methods of use 
090 11028367
 
Epithelial cell differentiation of human mesenchymal stromal cells 
091 11028380
 
CAS9-CAS9 fusion proteins 
092 11028383
 
Polypeptide assemblies and methods for the production thereof 
093 11028391
 
Methods and compositions to inhibit metastasis and to treat fibrosis and to enhance wound healing 
094 11028402
 
Polypeptide and yeast cell compositions and methods of using the same 
095 11028404
 
Methods of improving mycorrhization in plants and genetically modifed plants with improved mycorrhization 
096 11028408
 
Recombinant influenza viruses and constructs and uses thereof 
097 11028412
 
Methods and compositions for RNA-directed target DNA modification and for RNA-directed modulation of transcription 
098 11028413
 
Microbial engineering for the production of chemical and pharmaceutical products from the isoprenoid pathway 
099 11028416
 
Engineered biosynthetic pathways for production of tyramine by fermentation 
100 11028418
 
Microorganisms and methods for producing 2-pyrone-4,6-dicarboxylic acid and other compounds 
101 11028429
 
Full interrogation of nuclease DSBs and sequencing (FIND-seq) 
102 11028444
 
Survival predictor for diffuse large B cell lymphoma 
103 11028448
 
Methods of identifying risk of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) pathway inhibitor-induced hypertension 
104 11028449
 
Microbiome based systems, apparatus and methods for monitoring and controlling industrial processes and systems 
105 11028461
 
Bauxite residue recycling 
106 11028462
 
Suppression of samson phase formation in Al—Mg alloys by boron addition 
107 11028470
 
Method for heat-treating metal materials 
108 11028490
 
Subnanometer catalytic clusters for water splitting, method for splitting water using subnanometer catalyst clusters 
109 11028502
 
Vascular constructs 
110 11028895
 
Shock absorbing and impact mitigating structures based on axial-rotational coupling mechanism 
111 11028969
 
Structural interface hardware for cryogenic tanks 
112 11029020
 
Oxy-combustion process with modular boiler design 
113 11029044
 
High volume air stream water recovery system 
114 11029045
 
Heat-pump driven desiccant regeneration 
115 11029049
 
Collaborative energy management system 
116 11029113
 
Trigger actuator 
117 11029168
 
Method for identifying optimal vehicle paths when energy is a key metric or constraint 
118 11029213
 
Epitaxial graphene quantum dots for high-performance terahertz bolometers 
119 11029224
 
Method for thermally correcting data obtained through strain gauges mounted to a surface 
120 11029240
 
Wick moisture sensor for airborne particle condensational growth systems 
121 11029241
 
Enhanced detection through parsing records into signal components 
122 11029244
 
Electrochemical ZRA test cells for determination of galvanic corrosion rates in atmospheric environments 
123 11029247
 
Infrared CIE methodology for chemical group classification 
124 11029284
 
Acoustic resonance chamber 
125 11029287
 
Multi-focus optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy with ultrasonic array detection 
126 11029303
 
PAH antibodies and uses thereof 
127 11029308
 
Methods for vapor detection and discrimination with mammalian odorant receptors expressed in heterologous cells 
128 11029310
 
Device and method for extracting a targeted fraction from a sample 
129 11029313
 
Method of treating cervical neoplasia in patients infected with human papilloma virus 
130 11029320
 
Development and use of fluorescent probes of unbound bilirubin 
131 11029347
 
Electronics equipment testing apparatus and method utilizing unintended RF emission features 
132 11029353
 
Capture of time varying electric field through synchronized spatial array of field effect transistors 
133 11029403
 
Millimeter-wave airborne radar for 3-Dimensional imaging of moving and stationary targets 
134 11029416
 
Holistic digital gamma-ray spectroscopy methods and instrumentation for high-throughput high-resolution applications 
135 11029418
 
Micro-dose calibrator 
136 11029427
 
Method and system for increasing radiation sensitivity in semiconductor detectors 
137 11029428
 
Radiological criticality dosimeter using nanoparticle technology in additive manufacturing 
138 11029435
 
Downhole nonlinear acoustics measurements in rock formations using dynamic acoustic elasticity and time reversal 
139 11029448
 
Thin films and a method for making the same 
140 11029466
 
Photonics structure with integrated laser 
141 11029529
 
Subwavelength structured lens having moire pattern, use and methods of making the same 
142 11029578
 
Acousto-optic beam steering system 
143 11029709
 
Adaptive wind estimation, trajectory generation, and flight control for aerial systems using motion data 
144 11029927
 
Methods and apparatus to detect and annotate backedges in a dataflow graph 
145 11030148
 
Massively parallel hierarchical control system and method 
146 11030348
 
Circuit edit and obfuscation for trusted chip fabrication 
147 11030518
 
Asynchronous artificial neural network architecture 
148 11030531
 
DNA recombinase circuits for logical control of gene expression 
149 11030561
 
Scenario planning and management 
150 11030747
 
System and method for automatic thoracic organ segmentation from CT using a deep learning framework 
151 11030780
 
Ultrasound speckle reduction and image reconstruction using deep learning techniques 
152 11030804
 
System and method of virtual plant field modelling 
153 11030997
 
Slim embedding layers for recurrent neural language models 
154 11031145
 
Method of manufacturing a reinforced nuclear fuel cladding using an intermediate thermal deposition layer 
155 11031268
 
Device for in situ thermal control and transfer of a monolayer or thin film 
156 11031456
 
Rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications and method of making a rolled-up electromagnetic component 
157 11031567
 
Efficient solar cells using all-organic nanocrystalline networks 
158 11031569
 
Excited state management 
159 11031606
 
Reversible bifunctional air electrode catalyst for rechargeable metal air battery and regenerative fuel cell 
160 11031665
 
Magnetic-free non-reciprocal circuits based on sub-harmonic spatio-temporal conductance modulation 
161 11031744
 
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 
162 11031753
 
Extracting the fundamental mode in broad area quantum cascade lasers 
163 11032018
 
Power multiplexed radiofrequency signal processing 
164 11032058
 
Controlled chaotic system for low probability of detection (LPD) communication 
165 11032102
 
Bridge between communication networks 
166 11032125
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems and related methods 
167 11032224
 
RNA targeting methods and compositions 
168 11032225
 
RNA targeting methods and compositions 
169 11032475
 
Passive method to measure strength of turbulence 
170 11032498
 
High speed two-dimensional imaging with an analog interface 
171 11032628
 
Electronic demodulation of optically phase demodulated signals 
172 11032705
 
System and method for authenticating user based on path location 
173 D921654
 
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface 

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Patent Count By Department

This is the count of taxpayer-funded patents granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) this week. These patents contain a Government Interest Statement in the body of the patent document or are patents where the government is an assignee. Agency numbers are aggregated by the agency named in the Government Interests Statement and the contract number cited in the government interest section of the patent.

Department This Week
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) 68
Department of Defense (DOD) 57
Department of Energy (DOE) 33
National Science Foundation (NSF) 19
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 9
Small Business Administration (SBA) 5
Department of Agriculture (USDA) 4
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) 3
Department of Commerce (DOC) 1
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 1
National Security Agency (NSA) 1
United States Postal Service (USPS) 1

Patents By Funding Agency

FedInvent Patents are patents funded by US taxpayers. Taxpayer-funded patents have Government Interest Statements in the body of the patent or are patents where an agency of the US federal government has retained the title to the patent and is listed as an assignee. The presence of a government interest statement, as required by the Bayh-Dole Act, indicates the holder of a federal contract, grant, or cooperative research agreement has elected to retain the title of inventions conceived and reduced to practice during that contract.

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Patent Title
001 11026426
 
Oxadiazole and phenol derivatives as antibacterial and/or herbicidal agents 
002 11026599
 
Method for assessing fall risk based on tracking data of a moving target 
003 11026603
 
System and method of using a tooth antenna 
004 11026706
 
Modulation of transducer amplitude and phase distributions for controlled application of radiation force to an object 
005 11026749
 
Computational simulation platform for planning of interventional procedures 
006 11026910
 
α- and γ-truxillic acid derivatives and pharmaceutical compositions thereof 
007 11026918
 
Method of preventing or treating a pulmonary disease or condition 
008 11026921
 
Compositions and methods of treating cancer 
009 11026943
 
Aminoquinoline derivatives and uses thereof 
010 11026945
 
Protein kinase RNA-like endoplasmic reticulum kinase (PERK) inhibitors for prevention and/or treatment of lung injury and/or inflammation 
011 11026947
 
ALK2 inhibitors and methods for inhibiting BMP signaling 
012 11026952
 
Small molecules for mouse satellite cell proliferation 
013 11026965
 
Nitric oxide-releasing cyclodextrins as biodegradable antibacterial scaffolds and methods pertaining thereto 
014 11026969
 
High affinity T cell receptors and uses thereof 
015 11026971
 
Methods and treatment of trauma adverse events with oxygen reduced blood 
016 11026972
 
Methods for generating macrophages with enhanced cancer phagocytosis 
017 11026992
 
Compositions and methods for preventing and reducing inflammation and treating disorders associated with inflammation 
018 11026996
 
Human Notch1 based fusion proteins as decoy inhibitors of jagged-notch signaling and DLL-notch signaling 
019 11027007
 
Recombinant metapneumovirus F proteins and their use 
020 11027008
 
Recombinant mumps virus vaccine 
021 11027011
 
Vaccines with biomolecular adjuvants 
022 11027014
 
Methods using GDF-15 antibodies for treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension 
023 11027024
 
Methods of delivery of transgenes for treating brain diseases 
024 11027027
 
Pyridazinoindole compounds and methods for PET imaging 
025 11027121
 
Systems, methods and media for directional coordinated reset deep brain stimulation 
026 11027129
 
Patient-customized electrode arrays based on patient-specific cochlear information, and designing/selecting methods and applications of same 
027 11027140
 
Self-powered, auto-responsive implanted vagal nerve stimulator for weight control 
028 11027152
 
Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system 
029 11027474
 
Fluidic systems, devices and methods for inducing anisotropy in polymeric materials 
030 11028041
 
Second generation GRP94-selective inhibitors 
031 11028061
 
Modulators of myocyte lipid accumulation and insulin resistance and methods of use thereof 
032 11028068
 
Somatostatin modulators and uses thereof 
033 11028078
 
Itraconazole analogs and use thereof 
034 11028079
 
Small molecule BET bromodomain inhibitors and uses thereof 
035 11028088
 
Modulators of BTK proteolysis and methods of use 
036 11028096
 
Tricyclic P2-ligand containing potent HIV-protease inhibitors against HIV/AIDS 
037 11028098
 
4-phenylpiperidines, their preparation and use 
038 11028113
 
Cyphomycin, compositions and uses thereof 
039 11028118
 
Efficient synthesis of nicotinamide mononucleotide 
040 11028129
 
Compositions for expanding regulatory T cells (Treg) populations, and treating and ameliorating autoimmune diseases and conditions 
041 11028135
 
Lactobacillus acidophilus surface layer protein a (SlpA) as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of inflammatory diseases 
042 11028137
 
Mutant islet amyloid polypeptides with improved solubility and methods for using the same 
043 11028162
 
Methods for manufacturing activatable binding polypeptides comprising matrix metalloprotease cleavable moieties 
044 11028175
 
Depletion of plasmacytoid dendritic cells 
045 11028181
 
Glycan-interacting compounds and methods of use 
046 11028185
 
Using sortases to install click chemistry handles for protein ligation 
047 11028367
 
Epithelial cell differentiation of human mesenchymal stromal cells 
048 11028380
 
CAS9-CAS9 fusion proteins 
049 11028383
 
Polypeptide assemblies and methods for the production thereof 
050 11028408
 
Recombinant influenza viruses and constructs and uses thereof 
051 11028412
 
Methods and compositions for RNA-directed target DNA modification and for RNA-directed modulation of transcription 
052 11028413
 
Microbial engineering for the production of chemical and pharmaceutical products from the isoprenoid pathway 
053 11028429
 
Full interrogation of nuclease DSBs and sequencing (FIND-seq) 
054 11028444
 
Survival predictor for diffuse large B cell lymphoma 
055 11028448
 
Methods of identifying risk of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) pathway inhibitor-induced hypertension 
056 11029287
 
Multi-focus optical-resolution photoacoustic microscopy with ultrasonic array detection 
057 11029303
 
PAH antibodies and uses thereof 
058 11029308
 
Methods for vapor detection and discrimination with mammalian odorant receptors expressed in heterologous cells 
059 11029310
 
Device and method for extracting a targeted fraction from a sample 
060 11029313
 
Method of treating cervical neoplasia in patients infected with human papilloma virus 
061 11029320
 
Development and use of fluorescent probes of unbound bilirubin 
062 11029418
 
Micro-dose calibrator 
063 11029427
 
Method and system for increasing radiation sensitivity in semiconductor detectors 
064 11030531
 
DNA recombinase circuits for logical control of gene expression 
065 11030747
 
System and method for automatic thoracic organ segmentation from CT using a deep learning framework 
066 11030780
 
Ultrasound speckle reduction and image reconstruction using deep learning techniques 
067 11032224
 
RNA targeting methods and compositions 
068 11032225
 
RNA targeting methods and compositions 

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Take Me To The Details

Department of Defense (DOD) Agencies

Patent Title
001 11026816
 
Prosthetic device 
002 11026834
 
Body temperature controlling system 
003 11026947
 
ALK2 inhibitors and methods for inhibiting BMP signaling 
004 11027028
 
Manganese complexes with substituted bisphosphonates useful as imaging and therapeutic agents 
005 11027479
 
Thermal control mold for making three-dimensional microstructures 
006 11028135
 
Lactobacillus acidophilus surface layer protein a (SlpA) as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of inflammatory diseases 
007 11028416
 
Engineered biosynthetic pathways for production of tyramine by fermentation 
008 11028969
 
Structural interface hardware for cryogenic tanks 
009 11029466
 
Photonics structure with integrated laser 
010 11030561
 
Scenario planning and management 
011 11030997
 
Slim embedding layers for recurrent neural language models 
012 11032125
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems and related methods 

Department of the ARMY (DOA)

Patent Title
001 11026603
 
System and method of using a tooth antenna 
002 11026641
 
System and method for tomography-based radiomic mass analysis 
003 11026894
 
Lipid nanoparticles and use thereof to deliver RNA polynucleotides 
004 11027028
 
Manganese complexes with substituted bisphosphonates useful as imaging and therapeutic agents 
005 11027086
 
Oro-nasal inhalation plethysmography mask exposure system 
006 11027122
 
Spinal cord stimulation method to treat lateral neural tissues 
007 11027479
 
Thermal control mold for making three-dimensional microstructures 
008 11028019
 
Boron carbide composite 
009 11028135
 
Lactobacillus acidophilus surface layer protein a (SlpA) as a therapeutic agent for the treatment of inflammatory diseases 
010 11028152
 
Single domain antibodies to Chikungunya virus 
011 11028383
 
Polypeptide assemblies and methods for the production thereof 
012 11028391
 
Methods and compositions to inhibit metastasis and to treat fibrosis and to enhance wound healing 
013 11028502
 
Vascular constructs 
014 11029044
 
High volume air stream water recovery system 
015 11029247
 
Infrared CIE methodology for chemical group classification 
016 11029353
 
Capture of time varying electric field through synchronized spatial array of field effect transistors 
017 11032102
 
Bridge between communication networks 
018 11032125
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems and related methods 

Department of the Navy (DON) | United States Marine Corps (USMC)

Patent Title
001 11026603
 
System and method of using a tooth antenna 
002 11027145
 
Laser induced ballistic particle implantation technique 
003 11027258
 
Copper nanoparticle-titania composite nanoarchitectures 
004 11027842
 
Apparatus and system for UAV release 
005 11027996
 
Crown ether functionalized substrates 
006 11028016
 
Method of manufacture of copper-doped glasses 
007 11028019
 
Boron carbide composite 
008 11028053
 
Electrically conducting oligo(pyrazoles) 
009 11028152
 
Single domain antibodies to Chikungunya virus 
010 11028265
 
Electrically conducting poly(pyrazoles) 
011 11028287
 
Moisture-curable omniphobic coatings 
012 11028462
 
Suppression of samson phase formation in Al—Mg alloys by boron addition 
013 11028895
 
Shock absorbing and impact mitigating structures based on axial-rotational coupling mechanism 
014 11029168
 
Method for identifying optimal vehicle paths when energy is a key metric or constraint 
015 11029213
 
Epitaxial graphene quantum dots for high-performance terahertz bolometers 
016 11029224
 
Method for thermally correcting data obtained through strain gauges mounted to a surface 
017 11029244
 
Electrochemical ZRA test cells for determination of galvanic corrosion rates in atmospheric environments 
018 11029247
 
Infrared CIE methodology for chemical group classification 
019 11029403
 
Millimeter-wave airborne radar for 3-Dimensional imaging of moving and stationary targets 
020 11029428
 
Radiological criticality dosimeter using nanoparticle technology in additive manufacturing 
021 11029529
 
Subwavelength structured lens having moire pattern, use and methods of making the same 
022 11029578
 
Acousto-optic beam steering system 
023 11030518
 
Asynchronous artificial neural network architecture 
024 11032058
 
Controlled chaotic system for low probability of detection (LPD) communication 

Department of the Air Force (DAF)| United States Space Force (USSF)

Patent Title
001 11027850
 
Elevation tracking device 
002 11029213
 
Epitaxial graphene quantum dots for high-performance terahertz bolometers 
003 11029240
 
Wick moisture sensor for airborne particle condensational growth systems 
004 11029241
 
Enhanced detection through parsing records into signal components 
005 11029284
 
Acoustic resonance chamber 
006 11029347
 
Electronics equipment testing apparatus and method utilizing unintended RF emission features 
007 11029466
 
Photonics structure with integrated laser 
008 11030348
 
Circuit edit and obfuscation for trusted chip fabrication 
009 11030997
 
Slim embedding layers for recurrent neural language models 
010 11031569
 
Excited state management 
011 11031665
 
Magnetic-free non-reciprocal circuits based on sub-harmonic spatio-temporal conductance modulation 
012 11031753
 
Extracting the fundamental mode in broad area quantum cascade lasers 
013 11032125
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems and related methods 
014 D921654
 
Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface 

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Take Me To The Details
Patent Title
001 11027152
 
Ionizing-radiation beam monitoring system 
002 11027254
 
Additive manufacturing of mixed-metal parts using sol-gel feed materials 
003 11027260
 
Low pressure nanowire membrane for catalytic reactions and methods of making and using the same 
004 11027482
 
Additive manufacturing of multi-component parts for customizable energetic systems 
005 11027500
 
Construction of structures by joining of pre-formed tape 
006 11027816
 
Air-buoyant structures and vehicles 
007 11028065
 
Continuous method for preparing carbonate esters 
008 11028235
 
Polycarboxylated compounds and compositions containing same 
009 11028249
 
Methods of synthesizing ionic liquids from primary alcohol-containing lignin compounds 
010 11028271
 
Functionalized metal chalcogenides of partially it crystalline phase 
011 11028279
 
Coreactive materials and methods for three-dimensional printing 
012 11028318
 
Proppant compositions and methods of use 
013 11028402
 
Polypeptide and yeast cell compositions and methods of using the same 
014 11028404
 
Methods of improving mycorrhization in plants and genetically modifed plants with improved mycorrhization 
015 11028418
 
Microorganisms and methods for producing 2-pyrone-4,6-dicarboxylic acid and other compounds 
016 11028470
 
Method for heat-treating metal materials 
017 11028490
 
Subnanometer catalytic clusters for water splitting, method for splitting water using subnanometer catalyst clusters 
018 11029020
 
Oxy-combustion process with modular boiler design 
019 11029045
 
Heat-pump driven desiccant regeneration 
020 11029416
 
Holistic digital gamma-ray spectroscopy methods and instrumentation for high-throughput high-resolution applications 
021 11029435
 
Downhole nonlinear acoustics measurements in rock formations using dynamic acoustic elasticity and time reversal 
022 11029466
 
Photonics structure with integrated laser 
023 11029927
 
Methods and apparatus to detect and annotate backedges in a dataflow graph 
024 11030148
 
Massively parallel hierarchical control system and method 
025 11030348
 
Circuit edit and obfuscation for trusted chip fabrication 
026 11031145
 
Method of manufacturing a reinforced nuclear fuel cladding using an intermediate thermal deposition layer 
027 11031456
 
Rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications and method of making a rolled-up electromagnetic component 
028 11031567
 
Efficient solar cells using all-organic nanocrystalline networks 
029 11031569
 
Excited state management 
030 11031744
 
Belt structures for rotary electrical contact device 
031 11032475
 
Passive method to measure strength of turbulence 
032 11032498
 
High speed two-dimensional imaging with an analog interface 
033 11032628
 
Electronic demodulation of optically phase demodulated signals 

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Take Me To The Details
Patent Title
001 11027976
 
Ferroelastic ceramic compositions, applications thereof, and related methods 
002 11028105
 
Difluoromethyl and difluoromethylene transfer reagents 
003 11028107
 
Stable silylating reagents 
004 11028215
 
Dopant-free conductive bioelastomers 
005 11028402
 
Polypeptide and yeast cell compositions and methods of using the same 
006 11028449
 
Microbiome based systems, apparatus and methods for monitoring and controlling industrial processes and systems 
007 11028461
 
Bauxite residue recycling 
008 11028895
 
Shock absorbing and impact mitigating structures based on axial-rotational coupling mechanism 
009 11029049
 
Collaborative energy management system 
010 11029303
 
PAH antibodies and uses thereof 
011 11029448
 
Thin films and a method for making the same 
012 11029578
 
Acousto-optic beam steering system 
013 11030531
 
DNA recombinase circuits for logical control of gene expression 
014 11030804
 
System and method of virtual plant field modelling 
015 11030997
 
Slim embedding layers for recurrent neural language models 
016 11031268
 
Device for in situ thermal control and transfer of a monolayer or thin film 
017 11031456
 
Rolled-up electromagnetic component for on-chip applications and method of making a rolled-up electromagnetic component 
018 11031606
 
Reversible bifunctional air electrode catalyst for rechargeable metal air battery and regenerative fuel cell 
019 11032125
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems and related methods 

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Emerging Technology

Emerging Climate Change Technologies

Patents containing 'Y" CPC symbols indicate emerging climate change and clean technology inventions.

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Class
Y02A Technologies for Adaptation to Climate Change
11026943  Aminoquinoline derivatives and uses thereof      
11027011  Vaccines with biomolecular adjuvants      
Y02E Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
11027258  Copper nanoparticle-titania composite nanoarchitectures      
11028490  Subnanometer catalytic clusters for water splitting, method for splitting water using subnanometer catalyst clusters      
11031145  Method of manufacturing a reinforced nuclear fuel cladding using an intermediate thermal deposition layer      
11031567  Efficient solar cells using all-organic nanocrystalline networks      
11031606  Reversible bifunctional air electrode catalyst for rechargeable metal air battery and regenerative fuel cell      

About Y Emerging Technology Symbols

Patent documents that contain a Y02 or Y04 CPC symbol are already classified elsewhere. USPTO adds the Y symbols to the classification data to monitor new technological developments covering clean technology and inventions impacting climate change, important American science and technology interests.

Y02 — Green House Gas Mitigation

Y02 covers selected technologies, that control, reduce, or prevent anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG), in the framework of the Kyoto Protocol and the Paris Agreement, and technologies that allow adapting to the adverse effects of climate change. Y02A covers technologies for adaptation to climate change, — technologies that allow adapting to the adverse effects of climate change in human, industrial (including agriculture and livestock), and economic activities. Y02P covers climate change mitigation technologies in any kind of industrial processing or production activity, including the agroalimentary industry (relating to agriculture and food), agriculture, fishing, ranching and the like.

Y04 — Enabling Technologies

Y04 is focused on the information and communications inventions that facilitate climate change technology. Y04S covers systems integrating technologies related to power network operation, communication, or information technologies for improving electrical power generation, transmission, distribution, management, or usage. Examples of the art covered here are technologies related to smart grids, home appliances, and systems supporting the interoperability of electric or hybrid vehicles.

The Health Complex

This section contains the count of patents funded by The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) organized by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) institute; and HHS subagencies including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Center for Disease Control (CDC), and others. These agencies together are called the Health Complex.

Department | Agency This Week
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS)68
National Institutes of Health (NIH)63
National Cancer Institute (NCI)15
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)12
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)9
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)8
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)6
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)5
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)4
National Institute on Aging (NIA)3
National Eye Institute (NEI)2
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)2
Office of the Director (NIHOD)2
Fogarty International Center (FIC)1
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA)1
National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS)1
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)1
National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research (NIDCR)1
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS)1
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)1
Food and Drug Administration (FDA)1

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Higher Education Research and Development (HERD)

FedInvent follows the HERD the Higher Education Research and Development institutions — the colleges and universities; research institutions, and medical schools that benefit from federal funding and rely on it to make important discoveries that drive American innovation. Taxpayer-funded patents coming from American and sometimes foreign universities are an important indicia of the vitality of the American innovation ecosphere.

MEMBERS OF THE HERD

The National Science Foundation (NSF) Higher Education Research and Development (HERD) Survey is the primary source of information on R&D expenditures at 916 US colleges and universities that expended at least $150,000 in separately accounted for R&D in the fiscal year. We use the NSF list to keep track of which colleges and universities are receiving taxpayer-funded patents and filing patent applications.

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Top Ten Universities By R&D Expenditures
  1. Johns Hopkins University
  2. University of Michigan
  3. University of Washington
  4. University of California, San Diego
  5. University of California, San Francisco
  6. Columbia University in the City of New York
  7. Stanford University
  8. University Pittsburgh
  9. University Pennsylvania
  10. Duke University

Count By Tech Center

Patents organized by count and Technology Center where the patent was examined.

Tech Center Count
1600 Biotechnology and Organic Chemistry 67
1700 Chemical and Materials Engineering 32
2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components 24
3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Gaming and Medical Devices/Processes 16
3600 Transportation, Electronic Commerce, Construction, Agriculture, Licensing and Review 14
2600 Communications 11
2400 Computer Networks, Multiplex, Cable and Cryptography/Security 5
2100 Computer Architecture Software and Information Security 3
2900 Design 1

For more information on the types of inventions examined in each Technology Center, see the About Tech Centers section of this page.

Patents By Scientific Domain.

This section contains the number of patents by high level scientific and technical domain. The data is arranged by the first Cooperative Patent Classification System (CPC) patent symbol assigned to the patent. This indicates the scope and nature of the invention for a patent or a patent application.

Global patent offices use patent classification as their lingua franca — the common language — for exchanging information about inventions and what scientific and technical art a patent contains. The classifications assigned to a patent are used by patent examiners to find prior art and to determine if a particular patent's claims are novel. Patent classifications are also used for global enforcement of patent rights, treaties, and agreements.

Class Class Definition First
(Original)
Inventive
(CrossRef)
CPC A61 Medical or Veterinary Science; Hygiene 38 289
CPC C07 Organic Chemistry 22 157
CPC C12 Biochemistry; Beer; Spirits; Wine; Vinegar; Microbiology; Enzymology; Mutation or Genetic Engineering 15 162
CPC G01 Measuring; Testing 22 74
CPC G06 Computing; Calculating; Counting 9 68
CPC H01 Basic Electric Elements 8 46
CPC C08 Organic Macromolecular Compounds; Their Preparation or Chemical Working-up; Compositions Based Thereon 4 48
CPC H04 Electric Communication Technique 10 32
CPC B29 Working of Plastics; Working of Substances in a Plastic State in General 4 36
CPC B01 Physical or Chemical Processes or Apparatus in General 3 33
CPC C09 Dyes; Paints; Polishes; Natural Resins; Adhesives; Compositions Not Otherwise Provided For; Applications of Materials Not Otherwise Provided for 5 21
CPC G02 Optics 4 17
CPC C04 Cements; Concrete; Artificial Stone; Ceramics; Refractories 1 19
CPC C01 Inorganic Chemistry 2 17
CPC A01 Agriculture; Forestry; Animal Husbandry; Hunting; Trapping; Fishing 2 13
CPC B64 Aircraft; Aviation; Cosmonautics 4 10
CPC F24 Heating; Ranges; Ventilating 3 11
CPC C22 Metallurgy; Ferrous or Non-ferrous Alloys; Treatment of Alloys or Non-ferrous Metals 3 10
CPC C03 Glass; Mineral or Slag Wool 1 12
CPC F16 Engineering Elements and Units; General Measures for Producing and Maintaining Effective Functioning of Machines or Installations; Thermal Insulation in General 1 12
CPC G05 Controlling; Regulating 1 11
CPC B33 Additive Manufacturing Technology 0 11
CPC C25 Electrolytic or Electrophoretic Processes; Apparatus Therefor 1 8
CPC D01 Natural or Man-made Threads or Fibres; Spinning 2 5
CPC G21 Nuclear Physics; Nuclear Engineering 1 6
CPC Y02 Technologies or Applications for Mitigation or Adaptation Against Climate Change 0 7
CPC B22 Casting; Powder Metallurgy 1 4
CPC C02 Treatment of Water, Waste Water, Sewage, or Sludge 1 4
CPC B60 Vehicles in General 1 2
CPC F17 Storing or Distributing Gases or Liquids 1 1
CPC F41 Weapons 1 1
CPC G10 Musical Instruments; Acoustics 1 1
USPC D14 Recording, communication, or information retrieval equipment 1 0
CPC F22 Steam Generation 1 0

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Count of Inventors by Country and U.S. State

Patent count by country and state based on the location information of first named inventors and of all inventors on the patent.

Country First Named Inventors All Inventors
United States of America 171 612
India 1 10
Canada 1 7
Germany 0 5
Spain 0 3
Norway 0 3
Brazil 0 2
Switzerland 0 2
United Kingdom 0 2
Singapore 0 2
Austria 0 1
Brunei 0 1
China PRC 0 1
Japan 0 1
Netherlands 0 1
U.S. State First Named Inventors All Inventors
California 28 110
Massachusetts 16 48
Virginia 11 40
Maryland 9 48
New York 9 39
Illinois 8 28
Wisconsin 7 18
North Carolina 7 17
District of Columbia 7 12
Tennessee 6 30
Pennsylvania 6 22
Washington 6 22
New Jersey 5 17
Colorado 4 21
Connecticut 4 12
Ohio 4 10
Michigan 4 9
Texas 4 6
New Mexico 3 18
Florida 3 11
Indiana 3 10
Minnesota 2 7
Arizona 2 5
Georgia 2 5
Nebraska 2 5
Louisiana 2 4
New Hampshire 1 9
Oregon 1 7
Missouri 1 5
South Dakota 1 4
Alabama 1 3
Iowa 1 2
Kentucky 1 2
Utah 0 2
Arkansas 0 1
Idaho 0 1
Kansas 0 1
Rhode Island 0 1

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Count of Assignees and Applicants by Country and U.S. State

Patent count by country and state based on location information of Assignees and Applicants.

Country Assignees Applicants
United States of America 193209
Canada 22
Germany 22
Spain 22
United Kingdom 22
Austria 11
India 11
Norway 11
Singapore 11
Switzerland 11
U.S. State Assignees Applicants
California 2830
District of Columbia 269
Massachusetts 1818
Maryland 1213
New York 1112
Illinois 99
New Mexico 88
North Carolina 88
Tennessee 88
Washington 88
Wisconsin 77
Florida 58
Michigan 45
Colorado 44
Ohio 44
Pennsylvania 44
Indiana 33
Nebraska 33
Virginia 218
Louisiana 23
Connecticut 22
Georgia 22
Minnesota 22
Oregon 22
Texas 22
New Jersey 15
Missouri 13
Arizona 11
Iowa 11
Kansas 11
Nevada 11
New Hampshire 11
South Dakota 11
Utah 11
Kentucky 02

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Technology Center Explainer

How Tech Centers and Art Units Are Organized And Why It Matters

Patents travel from Technology Center to Art Unit to Group Art Unit to Patent Examiner.

The USPTO's patent corps is organized into Technology Centers (TCs), groups of patent examiners with specific scientific and technical domain expertise. Technology Centers are further divided into Art Units (AUs) organized by major types of inventive art within a scientific or technical domain. Art Units are organized into Group Art Units, even more specialized and granular teams of examiners.

Group Art Units (GAUs) are where patent examiners prosecute patent applications. Patent applications are docketed to examiners based on specific subject matter classifications of a particular GAU.

Understanding Technology Centers, Art Units, and Group Art Units helps you understand what type of inventions are being prosecuted within each scientific and technical domain, how long it takes from the date a patent application is filed to the time a final decision on the patentability of the invention is made.

Technology Centers and Art Units

Click or touch the accordion panel to open it and see the way different types of inventions are grouped together within Art Units.

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
1610 Organic Compounds: Bio-affecting, Body Treating, Drug Delivery, Steroids, Herbicides, Pesticides, Cosmetics, and Drugs
1620 Organic Chemistry
1630 Molecular Biology, Bioinformatics, Nucleic Acids, Recombinant DNA and RNA, Gene Regulation, Nucleic Acid Amplification, Animals and Plants, Combinatorial/ Computational Chemistry
1640 Immunology, Receptor/Ligands, Cytokines Recombinant Hormones, and Molecular Biology
1650 Fermentation, Microbiology, Isolated and Recombinant Proteins/Enzyme
1660 Plants

About Plant Patents

Plant Patents are granted to an inventor who has invented, or discovered and asexually reproduced a distinct and new variety of plant, other than a tuber propagated plant or a plant found in an uncultivated state. If you've ever eaten a pluot, you've enjoyed the fruit of a plant patent.

Plant patent numbers begin with a "PP" followed by a five digit number. The first Plant Patent was issued in 1931. Plant patents are valid for 20 years from the filing date.

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
1710 Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth
1720 Fuel Cells, Batteries, Solar Cells, Liquid Crystal Composition
1730 Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalysts, Electrophotography, Photolithography
1740 Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
1760 Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
1770 Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus
1780 Miscellaneous Articles, Stock Material, Adhesive Composition, Fabrics
1790 Food, Analytical Chemistry, Sterilization, Biochemistry, Electrochemistry

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
2110 Coating, Etching, Cleaning, Single Crystal Growth
2120 Miscellaneous Articles, Stock Material, Adhesive Composition, Fabrics
2130 Fuel Cells, Batteries, Solar Cells, Liquid Crystal Composition
2140/2170 Metallurgy, Metal Working, Inorganic Chemistry, Catalysts, Electrophotography, Photolithography
2150/2160 Tires, Adhesive Bonding, Glass/Paper making, Plastics Shaping & Molding
2180 Organic Chemistry, Polymers, Compositions
2190 Chemical Apparatus, Separation and Purification, Liquid and Gas Contact Apparatus

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
2410/2460/2470 Multiplex, VoIP
2420 Cable and Television
2430/2490 Cryptography and Security
2440/2450 Computer Networks
2480 Recording and Compression

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
2610 Computer Graphic Processing, 3D Animation, Display Color Attribute, Object Processing, Hardware and Memory
2620 Selective Visual Display Systems
2630 Digital and Optical Communications
2640 Telecommunications: Analog Radio Telephone; Satellite and Power Control; Transceivers, Measuring and Testing; Bluetooth; Receivers and Transmitters; Equipment Details
2650 Videophones and Telephonic Communications; Audio Signals; Digital Audio Data Processing; Linguistics, Speech Processing and Audio Compression
2660 Digital Cameras; Image Analysis; Applications; pattern Recognition; Color and Compression; Enhancement and Transformation
2670 Facsimile; Printer; Color; halftone; Scanner; Computer Graphic Processing; 3-D Animation; Display Color; Attributes; Object Processing; Hardware and Memory
2680 Telemetry and Code Generation; Vehicles and System Alarms; Selective Communication; Dynamic Storage Systems; Mechanical parts of Disk Drives; Signal Processing and Control Processing in Disk Drives
2690 Selective Visual Display Systems

More broadly TC 2800 Art Units cover Semiconductors/Memory, Circuits/Measuring and Testing, Optics/Photocopying, Printing/Measuring and Testing.

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
2810/2820/2890 Semiconductors/Memory
2830/2840 Electrical Circuits and Systems
2850/2860 Printing/Measuring and Testing
2870/2880 Optics

About Design Patents

The design FOR an article. Not to the design OF an article.

Patents examined here cover Design patents cover the appearance of an article. The design for an article consists of the visual characteristics embodied in or applied to an article. Since a design is manifested in appearance, the subject matter of a design patent application may relate to the configuration or shape of an article, to the surface ornamentation applied to an article, or to the combination of configuration and surface ornamentation.

Design is inseparable from the article to which it is applied and cannot exist alone merely as a scheme of surface ornamentation. It must be a definite, preconceived thing, capable of reproduction and not merely the chance result of a method.

Design patent numbers begin with a "D" followed by a six digit number. The first Design Patent was issued in 1843. The term of a design patent is 15 years measured from the date of grant, if the design application was filed on or after May 13, 2015 (or 14 years if filed before May 13, 2015).

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
3610 Surface Transportation
3620 Business Methods — Incentive Programs, Coupons; Operations Research; Electronic Shopping; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Cost/Price, Reservations, Shipping and Transportation; Business Processing
3630 Static Structures, Supports and Furniture
3640 Aeronautics, Agriculture, Fishing, Trapping, Vermin Destroying, Plant and Animal Husbandry, Weaponry, Nuclear Systems, and License and Review
3650 Material and Article Handling
3660 Computerized Vehicle Controls and Navigation, Radio Wave, Optical and Acoustic Wave Communication, Robotics, and Nuclear Systems
3670 Wells, Earth Boring/Moving/Working, Excavating, Mining, Harvesters, Bridges, Roads, Petroleum, Closures, Connections, and Hardware
3680 Business Methods — Incentive Programs, Coupons; Electronic Shopping; Business Cryptography, Voting; Health Care; Point of Sale, Inventory, Accounting; Business Processing, Electronic Negotiation
3690 Business Methods — Finance/Banking/ Insurance

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
3710 Amusement and Education Devices
3720 Manufacturing Devices and Processes, Machine Tools and Hand Tools
3730 Sheet Container Making, Package Making, Receptacles, Shoes, Apparel, and Tool Driving or Impacting
3740 Thermal and Combustion Technology, Motive and Fluid Power Systems
3750 Fluid Handling and Dispensing
3760 Refrigeration, Vaporization, Ventilation, and Combustion
3770 Medical & Surgical Instruments, Treatment Devices, Surgery and Surgical Supplies
3780 Body Treatment, Kinestherapy, and Exercising

Patents examined here cover:

Art Unit Technical & Scientific Domains
3970 Express Abandonments
3990 Central Reexamination Unit

FedInvent Patents

Each week FedInvent analyzes newly granted patents and published patent applications whose origins lead back to funding from the US federal government. We assemble a weekly patent catalog and analyze the inventions, the inventors, and the entities who received the patents. We map the patents back to the agency that funded the R&D that led to the new invention. FedInvent uses the funding opportunity descriptions, the grants, and the contracts that define the research areas of interest, and the R&D policies and priorities of that drove and are driving the funding to organize each week's patents.

ABOUT OUR DATA

The weekly patent catalog includes patents with government interest statements indicating federal funding; and patents where the assignee, the owner of the invention, is the federal government. This includes work on federal grants, work on federal contracts, innovation by Federal Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs) funded by Federal Departments and University Affiliated Research Centers funded by DoD.

Not every inventor is a government contractor. There are many inventions conceived and patented by scientists and engineers working for the federal government or serving in the military.

THE NUMBERS MAY NOT MATCH THE NUMBER OF PATENTS WE ANALYZE EACH WEEK

The numbers in the tables presented on this page will not add up to the number of patents granted each week because patents are counted by each agency that funded the creation of the invention. Patents and funding have a many-to-many relationship. One patent may have more than one funding grant or contract associated with it. A grant or contract may lead to more than one patent. More than one agency may have funded the inventors or the contract. More than one university or business may have worked together on an invention. When we report the numbers here, we associate a patent with all of the entities and funding that are reflected on the patent and report them to you. This approach presents a more complete picture of what's going on in the federal innovation ecosphere. Put another way, the numbers in the tables presented on this page may not always add up to the number of patents each week because patents are counted by each agency that funded the creation of the invention.

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