Patents Generated by NIJ-Sponsored Projects

Below you can find a list of patents resulting from NIJ-sponsored research.[1]

Each of our research and development grantees are expected to generate scholarly products, including patents as applicable. This list is one way to demonstrate the Institute's contribution to scientific progress in the physical sciences and other disciplines.

Patents from NIJ-Sponsored Research
Patent No.Title
(Linked to full description from USTPO)
Award No.
(Linked to award details when available)
10,115,004Methods and software for hallucinating facial features by prioritizing reconstruction errors 2013-IJ-CX-K005
10,101,278Portable spectrometer for the presumptive identification of illicit drugs and substances of abuse 2012-R2-CX-K005
10,053,740Materials and methods for detecting source body fluids 2015-R2-CX-0012
10,041,866Reproducible sample preparation method for quantitative stain detection 2011-IJ-CX-K055
10,036,738Paper microfluidic devices for detection of improvised explosives 2012-DN-BX-K048
10,001,410Quantitative elemental profiling in optical emission spectroscopy 2012-DN-BX-K027
9,916,685System and method for depth-recovery of a face in an image 2013-IJ-CX-K005
9,891,207Paper microfluidic devices for detection of improvised explosives 2012-DN-BX-K048
9,885,147Reproducible sample preparation method for quantitative stain detection 2011-IJ-CX-K055
9,880,995Variables and method for authorship attribution 95-IJ-CX-0012, 98-LB-VX-0065
9,809,794Materials and methods for achieving differential lysis of mixtures with the aid of alkaline lysis and pressure cycling technology (PCT) 2011-NE-BX-K550
9,804,178Materials and methods for rapid and specific detection of cocaine 2012-DN-BX-K018
9,773,151System and methods for contactless biometrics-based identification 2011-IJ-CX-K055
9,702,006Materials and methods for detecting vaginal epithelial cells 2013-DN-BX-K032
9,550,985Methods for forensic DNA quantitation 2008-DN-BX-K009
9,546,396Method for DNA double-strand break repair in vitro and applications thereof 2007-DN-BX-K146
9,524,393System and methods for analyzing and modifying passwords 2006-DN-BX-K007
9,477,905Image congealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
9,476,963Search and rescue method and system 2003-IJ-CX-K025
9,438,419Probabilistic password cracking system2006-DN-BX-K007
9,412,563Method and apparatus for extraction, detection, and characterization of vapors from explosives, taggants in explosives, controlled substances, and biohazards 2006-DN-BX-K027
9,379,449Reconfigurable antennas utilizing parasitic pixel layers 2007-IJ-CX-K025, 2009-SQ-B9-K005
9,241,152System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination 2004-IJ-CX-K055
9,237,422Wireless device detection system2007-RG-CX-K179, 2011-IJ-CX-K002
9,086,489Personal and area self-indicating instant radiation alert dosimeter Awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
9,082,043Image congealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
9,065,169High frequency magnetic field antenna2001-LT-BX-K010
9,036,160Device for recording biometric data2005-IJ-CX-K071
9,012,208Nucleic acid purification 2007-DN-BX-K184
9,008,452Global quantitative characterization of patterns using fractal analysis 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,983,208Pattern matching based on global quantitative characterization of patterns 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,965,136Pattern detection based on fractal analysis 2003-RC-CX-K001
8,965,038Steganalysis with neighboring joint density 2010-DN-BX-K223
8,947,677Dual-frequency phase multiplexing (DFPM) and period coded phase measuring (PCPM) pattern strategies in 3-D structured light systems, and lookup table (LUT) based data processing 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,928,459Precision location methods and systems 2003-IJ-CX-K025
8,905,176Method and apparatus for remotely disabling vehicles2005-DE-BX-K029
8,891,838System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,873,580Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum access 2007-IJ-CX-K020
8,872,134Self indicating radiation alert dosimeter N00024-95-C-4052, N00167-03-M-0037 and W91CRB-04-C-0001; awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
8,871,471Methods for rapid forensic DNA analysis2006-DN-BX-K011
8,868,907Device, method, and system for processing communications for secure operation of industrial control system field devices 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,823,802Multi-mode imaging in the thermal infrared for chemical contrast enhancement 2007-DN-BX-K199
8,797,221Reconfigurable antennas utilizing liquid metal elements 2007-IJ-CX-K025, 2009-SQ-B9-K005
8,774,513Image concealing via efficient feature selection 2009-SQ-B9-K013
8,771,613Large volume analyte preconcentrator 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,768,100Optimal gradient pursuit for image alignment 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,761,438Systems and methods for object imaging 2007-DE-BX-K001
8,760,510Apparatus and methods for three-dimensional imaging using a static light screen 2006-IJ-CX-K041
8,707,180 System for cyber investigation and data management 2007-DN-BX-K186
8,706,426Systems and methods for identifying classes of substances 2008-DN-BX-K069
8,699,430Method and apparatus for dynamic spectrum access 2007-IJ-CX-K020
8,668,873Method and apparatus for extraction, detection, and characterization of vapors from explosives, taggants in explosives, controlled substances, and biohazards 2006-DN-BX-K027
8,644,565System and method for non-cooperative iris image acquisition 2007-DE-BX-K182
8,586,362Method for DNA double-strand break repair in vitro and applications thereof 2007-DN-BX-K146
8,569,691Preconcentrator for analysis instruments2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,509,501System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A method for a processing device to determine a two dimensional (2D) handprint image from a three dimensional (3D) data of the handprint)2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,498,454Optimal subspaces for face recognition 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,478,077Optimal gradient pursuit for image alignment 2007-DE-BX-K191
8,402,267Security enhanced network device and method for secure operation of same 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,387,735Method and apparatus for remotely disabling vehicles2005-DE-BX-K029
8,381,426System and method for weapon discharge inhibition 2004-IJ-CX-0096
8,363,907System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A method for a processing device to determine a two dimensional (2D) rolled equivalent handprint image from a three dimensional (3D) model of the handprint)2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,320,617System, method and program product for camera-based discovery of social networks 2007-RG-CX-K015
8,272,343Fingerprint goggles2007-DN-BX-K242
8,260,279System, method and apparatus for providing communications that conform to a cellular communication standard and a non-cellular communication standard 2006-IJ-CX-K043
8,224,064System and method for 3D imaging using structured light illumination (A three dimensional (3D) imaging system using a structured light illumination (SLI) technique)2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,178,045Interchangeable preconcentrator connector assembly 2004-IJ-CX-K055
8,155,399Generic face alignment via boosting 2005-IJ-CX-K060
8,115,182Personal and area self-indicating radiation alert dosimeterN00024-95-C-4052, N00167-03-M-0037 and W91CRB-04-C-0001, awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
8,094,610Dynamic cellular cognitive system 2005-IJ-CX-K017
8,064,712System and method for reconstructing restored facial images from video 2005-IJ-CX-K060
8,063,359Systems and methods for identifying substances contained in a material 2005-MU-MU-K044
7,989,781Detector for a UV false positive of radiation sensitive devices Awarded by the Technology Support Working Group
7,886,049Extensible software tool for investigating peer-to-peer usage on a target device 2006-DN-BX-K013
7,885,455Method of combining images of multiple resolutions to produce an enhanced active appearance model 2005-IJ-CX-K060
7,884,689MEMS fabrication on a laminated substrat2009-SQ-B9-K005
7,735,149Microclimate regulating garment and composite structure Not Available
7,580,551Method and apparatus for analyzing and/or comparing handwritten and/or biometric samples 1999-IJ-CX-K010, 1999-IJ-CX-K010
7,573,048Tamper resistant self indicating instant alert radiation dosimeter
7,469,152Method and apparatus for an adaptive multiple-input multiple-output (MIMO) wireless communications systems 2009-SQ-B9-K005
7,443,965Integrated voice and data interoperability platform 2001-RB-CX-K001
7,319,639Acoustic concealed item detector FA8750-04-C-0043, awarded by the Air Force Research Lab
7,292,189Methods and apparatus for high resolution positioning2003-IJ-CX-K025
7,278,327Film based position and pressure sensor 2004-IJ-CX-0096
7,105,643 Monoclonal antibodies specific for crack cocaine metabolites, a cell line producing the same, and crack cocaine conjugates Not Available
7,046,169System and method of vehicle surveillance 2002-LT-BX-K006
6,996,408Mobile messaging global directory 2001-RB-CX-K001
6,764,822DNA typing by mass spectrometry with polymorphic DNA repeat markers 1997-LB-VX-0003, 1997-LB-VX-0003
6,090,558DNA typing by mass spectrometry with polymorphic DNA repeat markers 1997-LB-VX-0003, 1997-LB-VX-0003
4,052,559Noise filtering device Award made by the Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, predecessor of the National Institute of Justice

Notes

[note 1] The inventions described in the patents listed on this page were made in part with United States government support awarded by the National Institute of Justice. Accordingly, the U.S. Government has rights in these inventions.

Date Modified: March 11, 2019