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We recognize the importance of intellectual property whether through a patent, licensing of software, copyright, invention disclosures, trademarks, or trade secrets.

Patents

Since 1947 we have earned more than 1,200 U.S. patents. As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research at the Institute are often assigned to the client. SwRI generally retains the rights to Institute-funded advancements. We also help clients pursue patents for their sponsored research. If you are interested in licensing SwRI IP, contact our Legal Department.

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Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Inventionsort ascending Inventors
5,302,782 04/12/1994 Three-Component Borehole Wall-Locking Seismic Detector

Thomas E. Owen

3,093,827 06/11/1963 Three Loop Direction Finder Antenna for Shipboard Use

Douglas N. Travers

4,498,231 02/12/1985 Thin Film Strain Transducer

James L. Rand

4,425,808 01/17/1984 Thin Film Strain Transducer

James L. Rand

5,358,994 10/25/1994 Thermoplastic Material for Production and Repair of Polymeric Products and Coating of Metals

William A. Mallow

6,587,612 07/01/2003 Thermally Actuated Spectroscopic Optical Switch

Joseph N. Mitchell;Martin Peter Wüest

1,793 04/06/1999 Thermal Transient Test Thermal Transient Test System

R.H. Peterson;K.S. Pickens

6,679,180 01/20/2004 Tetherless Neuromuscular Disrupter Gun with Liquid-Based Capacitor Projectile

Thomas J. Warnagiris; Drew L. Goodlin

6,802,261 10/12/2004 Tetherless Neuromuscular Disrupter Gun with Liquid-Based Capacitor (Spray Discharge)

Thomas J. Warnagiris; Drew L. Goodlin

6,802,262 10/12/2004 Tetherless Neuromuscular Disrupter Gun with Liquid-Based Capacitor (Liquid Dielectric)

Thomas J. Warnagiris; Drew L. Goodlin