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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
7,822,531 10/25/2010 Stratified Charge Gasoline Direct Injection Systems Using Exhaust Gas Recirculation

Terrence Francis Alger II; Charles Edward Roberts Jr.; Darius Mehta

5,094,204 03/09/1992 Stratified Charge Injection for Gas-Fueled Rotary Engines

Steven R. King

3,154,059 10/26/1964 Stratified Spark Ignition Internal Combustion Engine

Julius E. Witzky; John M. Clark, Jr.

11,118,873 09/14/2021 Strobed Illuminators (Dazzler) with Synchronized Imaging Optics

Andrew R. Moore; Omar D. Medjaouri; Joseph N. Mitchell; Trent Marshall Hejazi

4,290,816 09/21/1981 Sulfur Compounds & Method of Making Same

Allen C. Ludwig; John M. Dale; Henry F. Frazier

31,575 04/30/1984 Sulfur Compounds and Method of Making Dame

Allen C. Ludwig; John M. Dale; Henry F. Frazier

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

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

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