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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.


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 Numbersort ascending Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
3,766,831 10/23/1973 Compound Axial Torsional Hydraulic Actuator

Lester M. Yeakley

3,764,892 10/09/1973 Spectroscopic Apparatus

William L. Rollwitz

3,756,416 09/04/1973 Apparatus Having a Filter Panel Disposed Across a Fluid Passageway

Charles D. Wood

3,755,825 09/04/1973 Artificial Heart Consisting of a Biventricular Pump with Control Mechanisms for Total Replacement of Human Heart

Michael E. DeBakey;William Hall

3,752,240 08/14/1973 Method of and Apparatus for Providing an Impact to a Vehicled Carried Penetrating Tool

Charles D. Wood;John M. Clark

3,750,837 08/07/1973 Explosive Seismic Energy Source with Quick Release Valve

Charles D. Wood

3,746,971 07/17/1973 Sampling Spinning Cell for NMR of Flowing Systems

William H. Storey, Jr.;Daniel A. Montalvo

3,744,018 07/03/1973 Method of and Apparatus for Producing a Repetitive Seismic Impulse

Charles D. Wood

3,741,898 06/26/1973 Foamed Product from Sodium Silicate and Process of Manufacture Thereof

William A. Mallow;Richard A. Owen;Ethelbert J. Baker, Jr.

3,729,699 04/24/1973 Underwater Wet Electrical Connector

Edward M. Briggs;William E. Oakey;Rodgers E. Rimmer