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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 ascending Inventors
6,586,745 07/01/2003 Ultraviolet Target Designator and Methodology

Ralph H. Hill Jr.;James R. Keys Jr.

3,289,468 12/06/1966 Ultrasonic Transducer Positioning Apparatus

William R. Van Der Veer;Walter Gunkel

5,195,373 03/23/1993 Ultrasonic Transducer for Extreme Temperature Environments

Glenn M. Light;Richard Cervantes;David G. Alcazar

3,585,577 06/15/1971 Ultrasonic Transceiver

William L. Rollwitz;Harvey S. Benson

5,001,932 03/26/1991 Ultrasonic Squirter

Glenn M. Light;William R. Van der Veer

4,299,128 11/10/1981 Ultrasonic Satellite-Pulse Technique for Characterizing Defects of Arbitrary Shape

George J. Gruber

4,435,984 03/13/1984 Ultrasonic Multiple-Beam Technique for Detecting Cracks in Bimetallic or Coarse-Grained Materials

George J. Gruber

3,276,249 10/04/1966 Ultrasonic Measuring Apparatus

James D. King

4,160,386 07/10/1979 Ultrasonic Inspection System Including Apparatus and Method for Tracking and Recording the Location of and Inspection Probe

Jerry L. Jackson;Theodore L. Allen;Wayne T. Flach;William D. Jolly;Steve A. Cerwin

3,221,544 12/07/1965 Ultrasonic Inspection System

Walter A. Gunkel