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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 General Counsel’s Office at +1 210 522 5560.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
8,486,545 07/16/2013 Systems and Methods for Flaw Detection and Monitoring at Elevated Temperatures with Wireless Communication Using Surface Embedded, Monolithically Integrated, Thin-Film, Magnetically Actuated Sensors, and Methods for Fabricating the Sensors

Bruce R. Lanning; Glenn M. Light; Stephen J. Hudak Jr.; James A. Moryl

9,031,336 05/12/2015 Systems and Methods for Hybrid Compression of Spectral Image Data

Craig E. DeForest

9,772,777 09/26/2017 Systems and Methods for Improved Access to Flash Memory Devices

Michael A. Koets; Larry T. McDaniel III; Miles R. Darnell

9,689,802 07/14/2017 Systems, Methods and Apparatus for Analysis of Multiphase Fluid Mixture in Pipelines

Leonardo J. Caseres; James F. Dante

7,336,181 02/26/2008 Tagging and Tracking System for Assets and Personnel of a Commercial Enterprise

Brent M. Nowak; Michael F. Milam; Myron L. Moodie; Kenneth A. Oleson; Michael J. Lake; Sandra G. Dykes; Larry D. Canady; Charles A. Poer; John E. Fike Jr.

7,123,149 10/17/2006 Tagging and Tracking System for Assets and Personnel of a Commercial Enterprise

Brent M. Nowak; Michael F. Milam; Myron L. Moodie; Kenneth A. Oleson; Michael J. Lake; Sandra G. Dykes; Larry D. Canady; Charles A. Poer; John E. Fike Jr.

7,126,557 10/24/2006 Tapered Area Small Helix Antenna

Thomas J. Warnagiris

7,381,426 06/03/2008 Targeted Delivery of Bioactive Factors to the Systemic Skeleton

Neal Vail

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.

8,240,200 08/14/2012 Techniques to measure strain development and failure in a fabric

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