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Since 1947 we have earned more than 1,300 U.S. patents. As part of a long-held tradition, patent rights arising from sponsored research at the Institute are often 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 Legal Department at +1 210 522 6501.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
10,243,580 03/26/2019 Digital to Analog Converter with Iterative Stepping to Each Output Value

Mark A. Johnson

10,233,809 03/19/2019 Apparatus and Methods for Exhaust Gas Recirculation for an Internal Combustion Engine

Cary A. Henry

10,232,090 03/19/2019 Electrophoretically Deposited Strontium Fluoride Nanoparticle/Polymer Coatings for Medical Implants

Benjamin R. Furman; Stephen T. Wellinghoff

10,236,511 03/19/2019 Nitrogen Substituted Carbon and Silicon Clathrates

Kwai S. Chan; Michael A. Miller

10,235,829 03/19/2019 Sensor Data Confidence Estimation Based on Statistical Analysis

Stephan J. Lemmer; David R. Chambers

10,215,322 02/26/2019 Removable Oil Pipeline Branch Plug

Matthew W. James; Amanda Kaiser

10,209,293 02/19/2019 Sensor to Monitor Health of Metal Oxide Arresters

Andrew John Phillips; Christiaan Engelbrecht; Robert Carlton Lynch; J. Mark Major

10,048,165 08/14/2018 Two-Directional Radial Load and Misalignment Testing Device

Peter M. Lee; Kevin L. Hoag; Riccardo Meldolesi; Anthony Perkins; John W. Miller

10,048,217 08/14/2018 Calibrated Volume Displacement Apparatus and Method for Direct Measurement of Specific Heat of a Gas

Klaus Brun; Sarah B. Simons; Jefferey A. Bennett

10,001,436 07/19/2018 In-Situ Measurement of Corrosion in Buried Pipelines Using Vertically Measured Pip-to-Soil Potential

Pavan K. Shukla; Biswajit Dasgupta