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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 1,300 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 5560.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
4,907,544 03/13/1990 Turbocharged Two-stroke Internal Combustion Engine with Four-stroke Capability

Robert W. Burrahm

5,771,868 06/30/1998 Turbocharging Systems for Internal Combustion Engines

Magdi K. Khair;

4,686,941 08/18/1987 Turbulence Generator for Two-Stroke Spark-Assisted Diesel Engines

Susumu Ariga

4,913,111 04/03/1990 Turbulence Generator For Two-Stroker Spark-Assisted Diesel Engines

Susumu Ariga

8,722,706 05/13/2014 Two Phase Bioactive Formulations of Bis-Quarternary Pyridinium Oxime Sulfonate Salts

Hong Dixon; Joseph A. McDonough; Larry Allen Cabell; Patricia Underwood

8,869,592 10/28/2014 Two Stage Thermal Modulator for Gas Chromatography with Thermally Matched Grounding Point

Timothy G. Brockwell

6,267,017 07/31/2001 Two-Dimensional Array for Electromechanical and Electrochemical Spectroscopy

Michael A. Miller;Stephen J. Hudak, Jr.

7,968,488 06/28/2011 Two-Dimensional Composite Particle Adapted for Use as a Catalyst and Method of Making Same

James H. Arps; Kent Edward Coulter

8,524,364 09/03/2013 Two-Dimensional Composite Particle Adapted for use as a Catalyst and Method of Making Same

James H. Arps; Kent Coulter

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