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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
3,596,262 07/26/1971 Telemetry Measuring Apparatus

William L. Rollwitz; Harvey S. Benson

5,151,695 09/28/1992 Telemetric Measuring Device with High Power Generation

Robert W. Burrahm; James Davis; Armando De Los Santos; William Perry; William Rollwitz

10,927,121 02/23/2021 Technologies for Removing Residual Solvent from Nalmefene Hydrochloride and Producing Crystalline Nalmefene Hydrochloride Monohydrate, Monosolvate, or Crystalline Nalmefene Hydrochloride Dihydrate

William R. Cantrell, Jr.; Robert D. Gutierrez; Michael J. Rubal

11,319,849 05/03/2022 Technologies for Producing Exhaust Gas with Controlled Hydrocarbon Speciation

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

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

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

8,240,200 08/13/2012 Techniques to measure strain development and failure in a fabric

Isaias S. Chocron; Arthur E. Nicholls; Charles E. Anderson Jr.; James D. Walker

11,165,492 11/02/2021 Techniques for Spatializing Audio Received in RF Transmissions and a System and Method Implementing Same

Tyler Thomas Bull, Albert J. Parvin, Jr., Gregg C. Williams

9,797,334 10/24/2017 Techniques for Mitigating Low-Speed Pre-Ignition Conditions in an Engine and a Fuel Delivery System Using the Same

Garrett L. Anderson,Thomas E. Briggs Jr.

7,381,426 06/02/2008 Targeted Delivery of Bioactive Factors to the Systemic Skeleton

Neal Vail

7,126,557 10/23/2006 Tapered Area Small Helix Antenna

Thomas J. Warnagiris