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Since 1947 we have earned more than 1,200 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.

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Patent Number Date Of Issuesort ascending Title of Invention Inventors
8,900,610 12/02/2014 Biocidal Fibrous and Film Materials Comprising Silver and Chlorite Ions

Stephen T. Wellinghoff

8,899,207 12/02/2014 Cylinder Head for an Engine

Marc C. Megel; Mark A. Tussing; Barry E. Westmoreland; Douglas A. McKee; Riccardo Meldolesi; Gareth Roberts

8,899,020 12/02/2014 Apparatus and Method for Assisting Selective Catalytic Reduction

Rijing Zhan

8,903,633 12/02/2014 Control System for Internal Combustion Engine

Shizuo Sasaki; Jayant Sarlashkar; Gary D. Neely

8,895,115 11/25/2014 Method for Producing an Ionized Vapor Deposition Coating

Vladimir Gorokhovsky

8,893,687 11/25/2014 Fuel Injection Strategy for Internal Combustion Engine Having Dedicated EGR Cylinders

Jess W. Gingrich; Terrence F. Alger II; Raphael Gukelberger

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

Timothy G. Brockwell

8,564,653 10/22/2014 Scaleable, Compact, High Resolution Optical Fingerprint Reader

Joseph N. Mitchell; Michael J. McFadden

8,858,959 10/14/2014 Gel Vaccine Delivery System for Treating Poultry

Mark C. Jenkins; Raymond H. Fetterer; Joseph T. Persyn

8,857,381 10/14/2014 Process and System for Controlling Effective Compression Ratios in an Engine Cylinder

Charles Edward Roberts Jr.