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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.

Patents

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
9,747,508 08/29/2017 Surrounding Environment Recognition Device

Akira Mizutani; Douglas A. Brooks; David R. Chambers; Edmond M. Dupont

8,415,491 04/08/2013 Surface Treatment and Exchange of Nanostructures From Aqueous Suspension Into Organic Media and Into Polymer-Matrix Compososites

Benjamin R. Furman; Stephen T. Wellinghoff; Michael J. Rubal

5,486,768 01/22/1996 Surface Resistivity Meter for Determining Surface Degradation of High Resistivity Materials

William A. Mallow; H. Stanley Silvus; Charles H. Parr; Jerome Dzuik, Jr.

7,753,025 07/12/2010 Surface Ignition Mechanism for Diesel Engines

Shizuo Sasaki; Gary D.Neely

6,453,264 09/16/2002 Surface Flaw Detection Using Spatial Raman-Based Imaging

John Francis Maguire; John David Busbee; Steven R. LeClair

5,759,904 06/01/1998 Suppression of Transient Enhanced Diffusion in Ion Implanted Silicon

Geoffrey Dearnaley

8,769,949 07/07/2014 Superturbocharger Control Systems

Ed VanDyne; Jared William Brown; Folker Schumacher; Christopher J. Chadwell

9,121,540 08/31/2015 Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process for the Internal Surface of Tubular Structures

Michael A. Miller; Ronghua Wei; Gregory Hatton

9,926,467 03/27/2018 Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process for the Internal Surface of Tubular Structures

Michael A. Miller; Ronghua Wei; Gregory J. Hatton

9,701,869 07/11/2017 Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process for the Internal Surface of Tubular Structures

Michael A. Miller; Ronghua Wei; Gregory J. Hatton