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Intellectual Property

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 1,400 U.S. patents. As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research at the Institute can be 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 General Counsel’s Office at +1 210 522 5560.


Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
10,677,460 06/09/2020 Thermite Bag for Chemical/Biological Agent Munition and Hazardous Waste Disposal System

Matthew S. Blais

10,677,456 06/09/2020 Waveguide Antenna for Microwave Enhanced Combustion

Yilun Luo; Ronnie E. Randolph; Douglas A. McKee; Graham T. Conway

10,690,045 06/23/2020 Intake Air Boost System for Two-Cycle Engine Having Roots Blowers

John C. Hedrick; Steven G. Fritz; Randy R. McDonnell

10,695,733 06/30/2020 Multi-Disk Spinning Assembly for Atomization and Encapsulation with Spacing Disks for ADjusting Exit Gap

Albert M. Zwiener; Darren E. Barlow; Mark R. Heistand; George T. Lamberson; Jeffrey N. Harris

10,716,758 07/21/2020 Liposomal Statin Formulation

XingGuo Cheng; Thomas A. Mustoe; Robert D. Galiano; Seok Jong Hong; Ping Xie; Shengxian Jia

10,695,856 07/28/2020 Multi-Disk Spinning Assembly for Atomization and Encapsulation

Albert M. Zwiener; Darren E. Barlow; Mark R. Heistand; George T. Lamberson; Jeffrey N. Harris

10,739,314 08/11/2020 Omni-Directional Guided Wave Testing of Plate Structures Using Probe Having Rotating Guided Wave Sensor

Sergrey Vinogradov; Adam C. Cobb; Jonathan D. Bartlett; Greg A. Bustamante; Douglas R. Earnest; Clinton J. Thwing

10,744,657 08/18/2020 SEAL

Glynn R. Bartlett; Cody E. Bressler

10,753,246 08/25/2020 Technologies for Producing Exhaust Gas with Controlled Hydrocarbon Speciation

Cary A. Henry; Cynthia Chaffin Webb; Scott T. Eakle

10,766,250 09/08/2020 Print Controller and Method of Printing

Christopher L. Lewis; Matthew M. Robinson; Paul T. Evans; Peter Boeijink; Branson P. Brockschmidt