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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
5,861,701 01/19/1999 Charged-Particle Powered Battery

Robert D. Young;John P. Hageman;Glenn M. Light;Stephen W. Seale, Jr.

6,930,254 08/16/2005 Chemically-Doped Composite Insulator for Early Detection of Potential Failures Due to Exposure of the Fiberglass Rod

Andrew J. Philips; Ralph H. Hill Jr.; Mary C. Marshall; Joseph N. Mitchell; Stephen J. Hudak Jr.

8,379,198 02/19/2013 Chiral Plasmonic Structures for Mediating Chemical Transformation and Detection of Molecules with Spatial Chirality

Michael A. Miller; Diana L. Strickland

5,360,609 11/01/1994 Chlorine Dioxide Generating Polymer Packaging Films

Stephen T. Wellinghoff

4,808,889 02/28/1989 Circuit for Fluorescent Light Power Supply in a Borehole Television Probe

Glenn T. Darilek

8,993,165 03/31/2015 Clathrate Allotropes for Rechargeable Batteries

Michael A. Miller; Kwai S. Chan; Wuwei Liang; Candace K. Chan

8,722,247 05/13/2014 Clathrate Allotropes for Rechargeable Batteries

Michael A. Miller; Kwai S. Chan; Wuwei Liang; Candace K. Chan

8,583,346 11/12/2013 Closed Loop Control of Fuel Viscosity in Multi-Fuel Engine

Terrence F. Alger II

7,168,411 01/30/2007 Closed Loop Engine Control for Regulating NOx Emissions, Using a Two-Dimensional Fuel-Air Curve

Gary D. Bourn; Jack A. Smith; Jess W. Gingrich

8,652,505 02/19/2014 Coating for Medical Implants

Xingguo Cheng; Nitin Nitin; Jorge G. Rossini; Stephen T. Wellinghoff