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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
8,944,034 02/02/2015 Dedicated EGR Control Strategy for Improved EGR Distribution and Engine Performance

Jess W. Gingrich; Barrett W. Mangold; Steven H. Almaraz

10,495,035 12/03/2019 Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation Configuration for Reduced EGR and Fresh Air Backflow

Raphael Gukelberger; Steven H. Almaraz

10,495,035 12/03/2019 Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation Configuration for Reduced EGR and Fresh Air Backflow

Raphael Gukelberger; Steven H. Almaraz

9,874,193 01/23/2018 Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation Engine Fueling Control

Raphael Gukelberger; Gordon J.J. Bartley

5,383,368 01/23/1995 Deflection Sensor for Robot Links

Ernest Franke; Ashok Nedungadi; Glynn Bartlett

9,770,415 09/26/2017 Delivery Substrates from Aligned Polymer Biomaterials for Tissue Repair

Xingguo Cheng

10,181,181 01/15/2019 Denoising with Three Dimensional Fourier Transform for Three Dimensional Images, Including Image Sequences

Craig E. DeForest

5,810,595 09/21/1998 Dental Repair Composition and Method

William A. Mallow

6,683,311 01/26/2004 Deployable Particle Collector for Space Particle Instruments

Martin Peter Wüest

10,199,711 02/05/2019 Deployable Reflector Antenna

Christopher K. Walker; Ira Steve Smith Jr.