FedInvent Patents

New Taxpayer Funded Patents for Tuesday, July 06, 2021 

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FedInvent analyzed 146 taxpayer-funded patents this week.

On Tuesday, July 06, 2021, the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted 146 taxpayer-funded patents; including 132 patents containing government interest statements and 34 patents where federal goverenment agencies were an assignee or applicant. Together, 146 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 11051490
 
Insect water supply system 
002 11051499
 
Genetically modified mice and engraftment 
003 11051711
 
Noninvasive determination of electrical properties of tissues and materials using magnetic resonance measurements 
004 11051749
 
Rapid mapping of language function and motor function without subject participation 
005 11051772
 
Filtration methods for dual-energy X-ray CT 
006 11051814
 
Bioabsorbable clips and applicator for tissue closure 
007 11051871
 
Methods and devices for stimulating an immune response using nanosecond pulsed electric fields 
008 11051895
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems, and related methods 
009 11051902
 
System and method for planning and performing a repeat interventional procedure 
010 11051975
 
Device and method for nerve block by local cooling to room temperature 
011 11051998
 
Portable and collapsible support structures and related methods 
012 11052044
 
In situ lipid synthesis for protein reconstitution 
013 11052045
 
Formulations and methods for contemporaneous stabilization of active proteins during spray drying and storage 
014 11052057
 
Use of cysteamine and derivatives thereof to suppress tumor metastases 
015 11052070
 
Riluzole prodrugs and their use 
016 11052080
 
Kinase inhibitors and methods of use thereof 
017 11052081
 
Therapy for metastatic urothelial cancer with the antibody-drug conjugate, sacituzumab govitecan (IMMU-132) 
018 11052089
 
Methods for inhibiting alpha-v beta-3 expression on cancer stem cells and inhibiting progression to a cancer stem cell phenotype 
019 11052090
 
Use of TREM-1 inhibitors for treatment, elimination and eradication of HIV-1 infection 
020 11052140
 
Methods of treatment using conditional superagonist CTL ligands for the promotion of tumor-specific CTL responses 
021 11052147
 
Stable virus-containing composition 
022 11052149
 
Methods and compositions for inducing an immune response 
023 11052151
 
Diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder 
024 11052153
 
Highly branched alpha-D-glucans 
025 11052156
 
Antibody-drug conjugates and uses thereof 
026 11052161
 
Hyperpolarized noble gas production systems with nanocluster suppression, detection and/or filtering and related methods and devices 
027 11052163
 
Homing agents 
028 11052177
 
Antimicrobial polymer layers 
029 11052195
 
Process and autoinjector device for injections with increased patient comfort 
030 11052252
 
Transcranial intervention to weaken an undesirable memory 
031 11052351
 
Pleated filtration apparatus having a filter membrane 
032 11052353
 
Catalyst-containing oxygen transport membrane 
033 11052368
 
Systems and methods for barcoding nucleic acids 
034 11052374
 
Surfactant-templated synthesis of nanostructured xerogel adsorbent platforms 
035 11052375
 
Adsorption cooling system using carbon aerogel 
036 11052390
 
Aerodynamic biological assay device for exploratory detection 
037 11052395
 
Lateral cavity acoustic transducer (LCAT) for shear-induced cell transfection 
038 11052407
 
Dielectrophoretic in-droplet material concentrator 
039 11052458
 
In-situ selective reinforcement of near-net-shaped formed structures 
040 11052501
 
On-wing tool for in-situ cutting on wing-to-fuselage attachment of aircraft 
041 11052597
 
Additive manufacturing of viscoelastic materials 
042 11052899
 
Vehicle drive and method with electromechanical variable transmission 
043 11052989
 
Active wing-twist mechanism and control system 
044 11053007
 
Device for dispensing pyrophoric particulate materials 
045 11053009
 
Configurable vehicle seat and method therefor 
046 11053030
 
Load-decoupling attachment system 
047 11053134
 
Synthesis of nanosized cubic lithium lanthanum zirconate fast ion conductor 
048 11053135
 
Scalable process for manufacturing iron cobalt nanoparticles with high magnetic moment 
049 11053169
 
Syntactic insulator with co-shrinking fillers 
050 11053181
 
Zeolitic catalytic conversion of alcohols to olefins 
051 11053209
 
Highly efficient synthesis of z-macrocycles using stereoretentive, ruthenium-based metathesis catalysts 
052 11053236
 
Substituted isoselenazolone anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, cytoprotective, neuroprotective, and anti-oxidant agents 
053 11053252
 
Selective proton coupled folate transporter and folate receptor, and garftase inhibitor compounds and methods of using the same 
054 11053285
 
Nucleic acids encoding human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) N-terminal deleted gp120 immunogens and methods of use 
055 11053289
 
Budding yeast with human chromatin 
056 11053290
 
Modified Tamm-Horsfall protein and related compositions and methods of use 
057 11053291
 
Delivery of Nrf2 as therapy for protection against reactive oxygen species 
058 11053292
 
GM-CSF and IL-4 conjugates, compositions, and methods related thereto 
059 11053293
 
Compositions and methods for targeted cytokine delivery 
060 11053297
 
Monocyte modulation and control of tumor metastasis 
061 11053301
 
Methods and compositions relating to covalently circularized nanodiscs 
062 11053310
 
Antibodies for the treatment of cancers 
063 11053314
 
Methods to eliminate cancer stem cells by targeting CD47 
064 11053322
 
Apolipoprotein nanodiscs with telodendrimer 
065 11053356
 
Control of polymer architectures by living ring-opening metathesis copolymerization 
066 11053468
 
Multiwell cell culture system having rotating shafts for mixing culture media and method of use thereof 
067 11053475
 
Methods of expanding hematopoietic stem cells, compositions, and methods of use thereof 
068 11053477
 
Methods and systems for converting precursor cells into gastric tissues through directed differentiation 
069 11053480
 
Gene construct encoding mutant thioesterase, mutant thioesterase encoded thereby, transformed host cell containing the gene construct, and method of using them to produce medium-chain fatty acids 
070 11053481
 
Fusions of Cas9 domains and nucleic acid-editing domains 
071 11053491
 
Optogenetic tool for rapid and reversible clustering of proteins 
072 11053492
 
Disordered protein-based seeds for molecular clustering 
073 11053494
 
Methods and materials for activating an internal ribosome entry site in exon 5 of the DMD gene 
074 11053512
 
Methods of engineered tissue succulence in plants 
075 11053513
 
Enhanced oil production and stress tolerance in plants 
076 11053535
 
Devices with a fluid transport nanochannel intersected by a fluid sensing nanochannel and related methods 
077 11053550
 
Gene-expression based subtyping of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma 
078 11053597
 
Flow-through reactor for electrocatalytic reactions 
079 11053601
 
Electroplated Au for conformal coating of high aspect ratio silicon structures 
080 11053603
 
Method of manufacturing a complex product by an additive process 
081 11053798
 
Gas turbine engine having a trim balance 
082 11053801
 
Gas turbine engine composite vane assembly and method for making the same 
083 11053858
 
Low leakage seal for tower shaft 
084 11053949
 
Passively controlled inline bleed valves 
085 11053962
 
Method and apparatus of plasma flow control for drag reduction 
086 11054224
 
System for physically capturing and signal-defeating unmanned aerial vehicles 
087 11054230
 
Flexible anti-personnel mine 
088 11054268
 
User behavior influence in transportation systems 
089 11054312
 
Radiation-defect mitigation in InAs/GaSb strained-layer superlattice infrared detectors and related methods 
090 11054318
 
System for nondestructive residual stress profiling using inductive sensing 
091 11054340
 
Parametric trending architecture concept and design 
092 11054345
 
Multi-substrate subtidal sampler 
093 11054357
 
Mobile microscopy system for air quality monitoring 
094 11054367
 
Spectroscopy imaging and analysis of live cells 
095 11054368
 
System for detection of disease in plants 
096 11054375
 
X-ray spectrometer and methods for use 
097 11054380
 
All-electronic high-throughput analyte detection system 
098 11054413
 
Materials and methods for assaying living cells 
099 11054422
 
Circulating astrocytes and MFSD2A as biomarkers 
100 11054423
 
Antibody-mediated neutralization of ebolaviruses 
101 11054428
 
Inhalable nanosensors with volatile reporters and uses thereof 
102 11054440
 
Device integrated with scanning probe for optical nanofocusing and near-field optical imaging 
103 11054481
 
Multispectral impedance determination under dynamic load conditions 
104 11054517
 
Measurement system and methods of measuring a reflection coefficient 
105 11054535
 
Efficient, dual-particle directional detection system using a rotating scatter mask 
106 11054544
 
High-energy X-ray source and detector for wellbore inspection 
107 11054590
 
Scalable integration of hybrid optoelectronic and quantum optical systems into photonic circuits 
108 11054637
 
RGB wavefront sensor for turbulence mitigation 
109 11054662
 
Polarizing beam splitter for THz radiation 
110 11054807
 
Systems and methods for hybrid automata mining from input-output traces of cyber-physical systems 
111 11055157
 
Method and apparatus for graph-based computing 
112 11055232
 
Valid bits of a translation lookaside buffer (TLB) for checking multiple page sizes in one probe cycle and reconfigurable sub-TLBS 
113 11055257
 
Systems and methods for disjoint character set report merging 
114 11055351
 
Frequent pattern mining on a frequent hierarchical pattern tree 
115 11055555
 
Zero-shot object detection 
116 11055565
 
Systems and methods for the identification of perivascular spaces in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 
117 11055609
 
Single router shared by a plurality of chip structures 
118 11055653
 
System and method of providing informed delivery items using a hybrid-digital mailbox 
119 11055671
 
System for and method of managing corrosion 
120 11055844
 
Predicting response to immunotherapy using computer extracted features of cancer nuclei from hematoxylin and eosin (HandE) stained images of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) 
121 11055872
 
Real-time object recognition using cascaded features, deep learning and multi-target tracking 
122 11056022
 
System, apparatus, and method for creating an interactive augmented reality experience to simulate medical procedures for pediatric disease education 
123 11056090
 
Elastic material for coupling time-varying vibro-acoustic fields propagating through a medium 
124 11056313
 
Wien filter with integrated vacuum pump 
125 11056314
 
Method for acquiring intentionally limited data and the machine learning approach to reconstruct it 
126 11056329
 
ESI-MS via an electrokinetically pumped interface 
127 11056332
 
Microfabricated ion trap chip with in situ radio-frequency sensing 
128 11056413
 
Combined inductor and heat transfer device 
129 11056448
 
Covert gates to protect gate-level semiconductors 
130 11056602
 
Device, system, and method for selectively tuning nanoparticles with graphene 
131 11056680
 
Molten fluid electrode apparatus 
132 11056685
 
“Flower-like” Li4Ti5O12-multiwalled carbon nanotube composite structures with performance as highrate anode-materials for li-ion battery applications and methods of synthesis thereof 
133 11056705
 
Organic anolyte materials for flow batteries 
134 11056731
 
Modular, adaptable holders for sensors and battery cells for physical analysis 
135 11056791
 
Arrays with foldable and deployable characteristics 
136 11056797
 
Articles comprising a mesh formed of a carbon nanotube yarn 
137 11056860
 
Bus structure for parallel connected power switches 
138 11056962
 
Torque transfer across an air gap 
139 11057033
 
Hybrid power module 
140 11057072
 
Systems and methods for signal communication with scalable, modular network nodes 
141 11057438
 
Configurable investigative tool 
142 11057714
 
Devices and methods for hearing 
143 11057740
 
Custodianship model for decentralized track fusion 
144 11057927
 
Control channel design for many-antenna MU-MIMO systems 
145 11057991
 
Waterproof stretchable optoelectronics 
146 11057994
 
Conductive graphene interfacial barriers for liquid metal electronics 

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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) 57
Department of Defense (DOD) 50
Department of Energy (DOE) 33
National Science Foundation (NSF) 24
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) 6
Department of Agriculture (USDA) 3
Small Business Administration (SBA) 3
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) 2
Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA) 2
Department of Education (ED) 1
Department of Transportation (USDOT) 1
National Security Agency (NSA) 1
Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI) 1
United States Postal Service (USPS) 1
Government Rights Acknowledged 3

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 11051499
 
Genetically modified mice and engraftment 
002 11051711
 
Noninvasive determination of electrical properties of tissues and materials using magnetic resonance measurements 
003 11051749
 
Rapid mapping of language function and motor function without subject participation 
004 11051772
 
Filtration methods for dual-energy X-ray CT 
005 11051814
 
Bioabsorbable clips and applicator for tissue closure 
006 11051871
 
Methods and devices for stimulating an immune response using nanosecond pulsed electric fields 
007 11051902
 
System and method for planning and performing a repeat interventional procedure 
008 11051975
 
Device and method for nerve block by local cooling to room temperature 
009 11052044
 
In situ lipid synthesis for protein reconstitution 
010 11052045
 
Formulations and methods for contemporaneous stabilization of active proteins during spray drying and storage 
011 11052057
 
Use of cysteamine and derivatives thereof to suppress tumor metastases 
012 11052070
 
Riluzole prodrugs and their use 
013 11052080
 
Kinase inhibitors and methods of use thereof 
014 11052081
 
Therapy for metastatic urothelial cancer with the antibody-drug conjugate, sacituzumab govitecan (IMMU-132) 
015 11052089
 
Methods for inhibiting alpha-v beta-3 expression on cancer stem cells and inhibiting progression to a cancer stem cell phenotype 
016 11052140
 
Methods of treatment using conditional superagonist CTL ligands for the promotion of tumor-specific CTL responses 
017 11052147
 
Stable virus-containing composition 
018 11052149
 
Methods and compositions for inducing an immune response 
019 11052151
 
Diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder 
020 11052156
 
Antibody-drug conjugates and uses thereof 
021 11052161
 
Hyperpolarized noble gas production systems with nanocluster suppression, detection and/or filtering and related methods and devices 
022 11052163
 
Homing agents 
023 11052177
 
Antimicrobial polymer layers 
024 11052368
 
Systems and methods for barcoding nucleic acids 
025 11053209
 
Highly efficient synthesis of z-macrocycles using stereoretentive, ruthenium-based metathesis catalysts 
026 11053236
 
Substituted isoselenazolone anti-infective, anti-inflammatory, anti-cancer, cytoprotective, neuroprotective, and anti-oxidant agents 
027 11053252
 
Selective proton coupled folate transporter and folate receptor, and garftase inhibitor compounds and methods of using the same 
028 11053285
 
Nucleic acids encoding human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) N-terminal deleted gp120 immunogens and methods of use 
029 11053289
 
Budding yeast with human chromatin 
030 11053290
 
Modified Tamm-Horsfall protein and related compositions and methods of use 
031 11053291
 
Delivery of Nrf2 as therapy for protection against reactive oxygen species 
032 11053292
 
GM-CSF and IL-4 conjugates, compositions, and methods related thereto 
033 11053293
 
Compositions and methods for targeted cytokine delivery 
034 11053297
 
Monocyte modulation and control of tumor metastasis 
035 11053301
 
Methods and compositions relating to covalently circularized nanodiscs 
036 11053310
 
Antibodies for the treatment of cancers 
037 11053314
 
Methods to eliminate cancer stem cells by targeting CD47 
038 11053322
 
Apolipoprotein nanodiscs with telodendrimer 
039 11053468
 
Multiwell cell culture system having rotating shafts for mixing culture media and method of use thereof 
040 11053475
 
Methods of expanding hematopoietic stem cells, compositions, and methods of use thereof 
041 11053477
 
Methods and systems for converting precursor cells into gastric tissues through directed differentiation 
042 11053481
 
Fusions of Cas9 domains and nucleic acid-editing domains 
043 11053491
 
Optogenetic tool for rapid and reversible clustering of proteins 
044 11053494
 
Methods and materials for activating an internal ribosome entry site in exon 5 of the DMD gene 
045 11053535
 
Devices with a fluid transport nanochannel intersected by a fluid sensing nanochannel and related methods 
046 11053550
 
Gene-expression based subtyping of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma 
047 11054413
 
Materials and methods for assaying living cells 
048 11054422
 
Circulating astrocytes and MFSD2A as biomarkers 
049 11054423
 
Antibody-mediated neutralization of ebolaviruses 
050 11055351
 
Frequent pattern mining on a frequent hierarchical pattern tree 
051 11055565
 
Systems and methods for the identification of perivascular spaces in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) 
052 11055844
 
Predicting response to immunotherapy using computer extracted features of cancer nuclei from hematoxylin and eosin (HandE) stained images of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) 
053 11056022
 
System, apparatus, and method for creating an interactive augmented reality experience to simulate medical procedures for pediatric disease education 
054 11056329
 
ESI-MS via an electrokinetically pumped interface 
055 11057714
 
Devices and methods for hearing 
056 11057927
 
Control channel design for many-antenna MU-MIMO systems 
057 11057991
 
Waterproof stretchable optoelectronics 

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Department of Defense (DOD) Agencies

Patent Title
001 11051895
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems, and related methods 
002 11053135
 
Scalable process for manufacturing iron cobalt nanoparticles with high magnetic moment 
003 11053481
 
Fusions of Cas9 domains and nucleic acid-editing domains 
004 11053492
 
Disordered protein-based seeds for molecular clustering 
005 11054423
 
Antibody-mediated neutralization of ebolaviruses 
006 11055232
 
Valid bits of a translation lookaside buffer (TLB) for checking multiple page sizes in one probe cycle and reconfigurable sub-TLBS 
007 11055257
 
Systems and methods for disjoint character set report merging 
008 11055609
 
Single router shared by a plurality of chip structures 
009 11055844
 
Predicting response to immunotherapy using computer extracted features of cancer nuclei from hematoxylin and eosin (HandE) stained images of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) 
010 11057033
 
Hybrid power module 

Department of the ARMY (DOA)

Patent Title
001 11051749
 
Rapid mapping of language function and motor function without subject participation 
002 11051895
 
Robotic surgical devices, systems, and related methods 
003 11052151
 
Diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder 
004 11052252
 
Transcranial intervention to weaken an undesirable memory 
005 11052351
 
Pleated filtration apparatus having a filter membrane 
006 11052390
 
Aerodynamic biological assay device for exploratory detection 
007 11053007
 
Device for dispensing pyrophoric particulate materials 
008 11053135
 
Scalable process for manufacturing iron cobalt nanoparticles with high magnetic moment 
009 11053285
 
Nucleic acids encoding human immunodeficiency virus type 1 (HIV-1) N-terminal deleted gp120 immunogens and methods of use 
010 11053798
 
Gas turbine engine having a trim balance 
011 11054413
 
Materials and methods for assaying living cells 
012 11054590
 
Scalable integration of hybrid optoelectronic and quantum optical systems into photonic circuits 
013 11055157
 
Method and apparatus for graph-based computing 
014 11055844
 
Predicting response to immunotherapy using computer extracted features of cancer nuclei from hematoxylin and eosin (HandE) stained images of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) 
015 11057991
 
Waterproof stretchable optoelectronics 

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

Patent Title
001 11051998
 
Portable and collapsible support structures and related methods 
002 11052899
 
Vehicle drive and method with electromechanical variable transmission 
003 11053209
 
Highly efficient synthesis of z-macrocycles using stereoretentive, ruthenium-based metathesis catalysts 
004 11053481
 
Fusions of Cas9 domains and nucleic acid-editing domains 
005 11054230
 
Flexible anti-personnel mine 
006 11054340
 
Parametric trending architecture concept and design 
007 11054345
 
Multi-substrate subtidal sampler 
008 11055555
 
Zero-shot object detection 
009 11056090
 
Elastic material for coupling time-varying vibro-acoustic fields propagating through a medium 
010 11056602
 
Device, system, and method for selectively tuning nanoparticles with graphene 
011 11056860
 
Bus structure for parallel connected power switches 
012 11056962
 
Torque transfer across an air gap 
013 11057033
 
Hybrid power module 

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

Patent Title
001 11052989
 
Active wing-twist mechanism and control system 
002 11053169
 
Syntactic insulator with co-shrinking fillers 
003 11053801
 
Gas turbine engine composite vane assembly and method for making the same 
004 11053949
 
Passively controlled inline bleed valves 
005 11053962
 
Method and apparatus of plasma flow control for drag reduction 
006 11054224
 
System for physically capturing and signal-defeating unmanned aerial vehicles 
007 11054428
 
Inhalable nanosensors with volatile reporters and uses thereof 
008 11054535
 
Efficient, dual-particle directional detection system using a rotating scatter mask 
009 11054590
 
Scalable integration of hybrid optoelectronic and quantum optical systems into photonic circuits 
010 11055671
 
System for and method of managing corrosion 
011 11056314
 
Method for acquiring intentionally limited data and the machine learning approach to reconstruct it 
012 11056448
 
Covert gates to protect gate-level semiconductors 
013 11056791
 
Arrays with foldable and deployable characteristics 
014 11057438
 
Configurable investigative tool 
015 11057740
 
Custodianship model for decentralized track fusion 
016 11057994
 
Conductive graphene interfacial barriers for liquid metal electronics 

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Take Me To The Details
Patent Title
001 11052195
 
Process and autoinjector device for injections with increased patient comfort 
002 11052353
 
Catalyst-containing oxygen transport membrane 
003 11052374
 
Surfactant-templated synthesis of nanostructured xerogel adsorbent platforms 
004 11052375
 
Adsorption cooling system using carbon aerogel 
005 11053181
 
Zeolitic catalytic conversion of alcohols to olefins 
006 11053322
 
Apolipoprotein nanodiscs with telodendrimer 
007 11053356
 
Control of polymer architectures by living ring-opening metathesis copolymerization 
008 11053512
 
Methods of engineered tissue succulence in plants 
009 11053597
 
Flow-through reactor for electrocatalytic reactions 
010 11053601
 
Electroplated Au for conformal coating of high aspect ratio silicon structures 
011 11053603
 
Method of manufacturing a complex product by an additive process 
012 11053801
 
Gas turbine engine composite vane assembly and method for making the same 
013 11053949
 
Passively controlled inline bleed valves 
014 11054268
 
User behavior influence in transportation systems 
015 11054367
 
Spectroscopy imaging and analysis of live cells 
016 11054375
 
X-ray spectrometer and methods for use 
017 11054481
 
Multispectral impedance determination under dynamic load conditions 
018 11054544
 
High-energy X-ray source and detector for wellbore inspection 
019 11054590
 
Scalable integration of hybrid optoelectronic and quantum optical systems into photonic circuits 
020 11054637
 
RGB wavefront sensor for turbulence mitigation 
021 11056313
 
Wien filter with integrated vacuum pump 
022 11056314
 
Method for acquiring intentionally limited data and the machine learning approach to reconstruct it 
023 11056332
 
Microfabricated ion trap chip with in situ radio-frequency sensing 
024 11056413
 
Combined inductor and heat transfer device 
025 11056448
 
Covert gates to protect gate-level semiconductors 
026 11056680
 
Molten fluid electrode apparatus 
027 11056685
 
“Flower-like” Li4Ti5O12-multiwalled carbon nanotube composite structures with performance as highrate anode-materials for li-ion battery applications and methods of synthesis thereof 
028 11056705
 
Organic anolyte materials for flow batteries 
029 11056791
 
Arrays with foldable and deployable characteristics 
030 11057072
 
Systems and methods for signal communication with scalable, modular network nodes 
031 11057438
 
Configurable investigative tool 
032 11057740
 
Custodianship model for decentralized track fusion 
033 11057991
 
Waterproof stretchable optoelectronics 

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Patent Title
001 11051711
 
Noninvasive determination of electrical properties of tissues and materials using magnetic resonance measurements 
002 11052044
 
In situ lipid synthesis for protein reconstitution 
003 11052151
 
Diagnosis and treatment of autism spectrum disorder 
004 11052153
 
Highly branched alpha-D-glucans 
005 11052395
 
Lateral cavity acoustic transducer (LCAT) for shear-induced cell transfection 
006 11052407
 
Dielectrophoretic in-droplet material concentrator 
007 11052597
 
Additive manufacturing of viscoelastic materials 
008 11053134
 
Synthesis of nanosized cubic lithium lanthanum zirconate fast ion conductor 
009 11053209
 
Highly efficient synthesis of z-macrocycles using stereoretentive, ruthenium-based metathesis catalysts 
010 11053356
 
Control of polymer architectures by living ring-opening metathesis copolymerization 
011 11053480
 
Gene construct encoding mutant thioesterase, mutant thioesterase encoded thereby, transformed host cell containing the gene construct, and method of using them to produce medium-chain fatty acids 
012 11054357
 
Mobile microscopy system for air quality monitoring 
013 11054422
 
Circulating astrocytes and MFSD2A as biomarkers 
014 11054440
 
Device integrated with scanning probe for optical nanofocusing and near-field optical imaging 
015 11054590
 
Scalable integration of hybrid optoelectronic and quantum optical systems into photonic circuits 
016 11054662
 
Polarizing beam splitter for THz radiation 
017 11054807
 
Systems and methods for hybrid automata mining from input-output traces of cyber-physical systems 
018 11055157
 
Method and apparatus for graph-based computing 
019 11055351
 
Frequent pattern mining on a frequent hierarchical pattern tree 
020 11056314
 
Method for acquiring intentionally limited data and the machine learning approach to reconstruct it 
021 11056705
 
Organic anolyte materials for flow batteries 
022 11056731
 
Modular, adaptable holders for sensors and battery cells for physical analysis 
023 11057927
 
Control channel design for many-antenna MU-MIMO systems 
024 11057991
 
Waterproof stretchable optoelectronics 

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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
11052090  Use of TREM-1 inhibitors for treatment, elimination and eradication of HIV-1 infection      
11052149  Methods and compositions for inducing an immune response      
Y02E Reduction of Greenhouse Gas [GHG] Emissions, Related to Energy Generation, Transmission or Distribution
11056705  Organic anolyte materials for flow batteries      

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)57
National Institutes of Health (NIH)51
National Cancer Institute (NCI)13
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)9
National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS)8
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)7
National Institute of Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering (NIBIB)6
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)6
National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS)6
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)3
National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS)2
National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA)2
National Eye Institute (NEI)1
National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI)1
National Institute on Aging (NIA)1
National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders (NIDCD)1
Tissue Engineering Resource Center (TERC)1
U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS)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 46
2800 Semiconductors, Electrical and Optical Systems and Components 31
1700 Chemical and Materials Engineering 20
3700 Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing, Gaming and Medical Devices/Processes 18
3600 Transportation, Electronic Commerce, Construction, Agriculture, Licensing and Review 14
2600 Communications 7
2100 Computer Architecture Software and Information Security 6
2400 Computer Networks, Multiplex, Cable and Cryptography/Security 4

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 28 382
CPC C07 Organic Chemistry 15 135
CPC G01 Measuring; Testing 19 126
CPC B01 Physical or Chemical Processes or Apparatus in General 7 130
CPC C12 Biochemistry; Beer; Spirits; Wine; Vinegar; Microbiology; Enzymology; Mutation or Genetic Engineering 12 94
CPC G06 Computing; Calculating; Counting 11 86
CPC H01 Basic Electric Elements 13 80
CPC C04 Cements; Concrete; Artificial Stone; Ceramics; Refractories 1 62
CPC C08 Organic Macromolecular Compounds; Their Preparation or Chemical Working-up; Compositions Based Thereon 1 48
CPC B60 Vehicles in General 1 32
CPC H04 Electric Communication Technique 5 26
CPC H05 Electric Techniques Not Otherwise Provided for 2 20
CPC B64 Aircraft; Aviation; Cosmonautics 4 16
CPC A01 Agriculture; Forestry; Animal Husbandry; Hunting; Trapping; Fishing 2 17
CPC C01 Inorganic Chemistry 2 17
CPC C25 Electrolytic or Electrophoretic Processes; Apparatus Therefor 3 12
CPC G02 Optics 3 11
CPC G16 Information and Communication Technology [ICT] Specially Adapted for Specific Application Fields 0 12
CPC Y10 Technical Subjects Covered by Former USPC 0 11
CPC F01 Machines or Engines in General; Engine Plants in General; Steam Engines 2 8
CPC F05 Indexing Schemes Relating to Engines or Pumps in Various Subclasses of Classes F01-F04 0 10
CPC B23 Machine Tools; Metal-working Not Otherwise Provided for 1 6
CPC G05 Controlling; Regulating 1 6
CPC H02 Generation; Conversion or Distribution of Electric Power 2 4
CPC Y02 Technologies or Applications for Mitigation or Adaptation Against Climate Change 0 6
CPC B22 Casting; Powder Metallurgy 1 4
CPC G10 Musical Instruments; Acoustics 1 4
CPC B29 Working of Plastics; Working of Substances in a Plastic State in General 1 3
CPC H03 Basic Electronic Circuitry 1 3
CPC F02 Combustion Engines; Hot-gas or Combustion-product Engine Plants 1 2
CPC F04 Positive - Displacement Machines for Liquids; Pumps for Liquids or Elastic Fluids 1 2
CPC F42 Ammunition; Blasting 1 2
CPC B03 Separation of Solid Materials Using Liquids or Using Pneumatic Tables or Jigs; Magnetic or Electrostatic Separation of Solid Materials From Solid Materials or Fluids; Separation by High-voltage Electric Fields 1 1
CPC F15 Fluid-pressure Actuators; Hydraulics or Pneumatics in General 1 1
CPC F41 Weapons 1 1
CPC G09 Education; Cryptography; Display; Advertising; Seals 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 145 499
Switzerland 1 3
Germany 0 2
Australia 0 1
Canada 0 1
Israel 0 1
Japan 0 1
Lithuania 0 1
Netherlands 0 1
Russian Federation 0 1
Sweden 0 1
U.S. State First Named Inventors All Inventors
California 30 105
Massachusetts 12 54
New York 11 36
Ohio 9 35
New Jersey 8 23
Florida 8 21
Maryland 7 29
Illinois 6 14
North Carolina 5 23
Virginia 5 19
Indiana 5 16
Wisconsin 5 14
Missouri 4 10
Pennsylvania 3 13
Texas 3 11
Connecticut 3 10
Oregon 2 6
Arizona 2 5
Rhode Island 2 4
Tennessee 2 3
Michigan 1 6
New Mexico 1 5
Washington 1 5
Mississippi 1 4
Alabama 1 3
Georgia 1 3
Hawaii 1 3
Nebraska 1 3
Nevada 1 3
Minnesota 1 2
Guam 1 1
Idaho 1 1
South Dakota 1 1
Arkansas 0 2
Colorado 0 2
Montana 0 2
District of Columbia 0 1
New Hampshire 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 164189
Australia 11
Japan 11
Lithuania 11
Netherlands 11
Switzerland 11
Denmark 01
Ireland 01
U.S. State Assignees Applicants
California 2836
Massachusetts 1415
District of Columbia 145
Ohio 1312
Illinois 99
New York 99
Maryland 816
North Carolina 79
Indiana 78
Connecticut 66
Florida 57
New Jersey 47
Georgia 44
Pennsylvania 44
Wisconsin 44
Missouri 36
Texas 34
Virginia 34
Arizona 25
Michigan 22
Nevada 22
New Mexico 22
Oregon 22
Rhode Island 22
Tennessee 22
Washington 13
Idaho 11
Minnesota 11
Nebraska 11
New Hampshire 11

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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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