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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 descending Inventors
8,836,848 09/16/2014 Vision System

Jay K. Neutzler ; Roger R. Lopez

3,056,294 10/02/1962 Volumetric Drum Meter

Robinson W. Brown;William E. Oakey

3,005,343 10/24/1961 Volumetric Drum Meter

Robinson W. Brown;William E. Oakey

5,587,534 12/24/1996 Wall Thickness and Flow Detection Apparatus and Method for Gas Pipelines

Joseph D. McColskey;William P. Dube;M. Forunko;Raymond E. Schramm;Martin C. Renken;Cecil M. Teller, II;Glenn M. Light

8,510,029 08/13/2013 Waypoint Splining for Autonomous Vehicle Following

Joshua J. Curtis; George T. McWilliams; Kristopher C. Kozak

5,926,401 07/20/1999 Weather Effects Generator for Simulation Systems

Bruce C. Montag;Dennis J. Wenzel;Richard P. Weyrauch

5,598,359 01/28/1997 Weather Effects Generator for Simulation Systems

Bruce C. Montag;Dennis J. Wenzel;Richard P. Weyrauch

5,630,718 05/20/1997 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag;Dennis J. Wenzel;Richard P. Weyrauch

5,480,305 01/02/1996 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag;Dennis J. Wenzel;Richard P. Weyrauch

5,409,379 04/25/1995 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag;Dennis J. Wenzel;Richard P. Weyrauch