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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.

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
7,163,007 01/15/2007 Control System for Internal Combustion Engine

Shizuo Sasaki; Junmin Wang; Gary D. Neely

8,903,633 12/01/2014 Control System for Internal Combustion Engine

Shizuo Sasaki; Jayant Sarlashkar; Gary D. Neely

6,706,344 03/15/2004 Controlled Fumigation of Wooden Structures

William W. Harlowe Jr.; William A. McMahon; Donald J. Mangold; Bruce Bernstein

6,913,805 07/04/2005 Controlled Release Ampule Containing a Fumigant

William W. Harlowe Jr.; William A. McMahon; Donald J. Mangold; Bruce Bernstein

5,939,356 08/16/1999 Controlled Release Coated Agricultural Products

Stephen T. Wellinghoff

5,292,533 03/07/1994 Controlled Release Microcapsules

William A. McMahon; Chel W. Lew; Keith L. Branly

5,466,460 11/13/1995 Controlled Release Microcapsules

William A. MacMahon; Chel W. Lew; Keith L. Branley

5,364,634 11/14/1994 Controlled-Release PH Sensitive Capsule and Adhesive System and Method

Chel W. Lew;

5,064,650 11/11/1991 Controlled-Release Salt Sensitive Capsule for Oral Use and Adhesive System

Chel W. Lew;

9,164,514 10/19/2015 Cooperative Perimeter Patrol System and Method

Paul A. Avery; Samuel E. Slocum; Jerry A. Towler