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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 1,300 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
3,412,243 11/18/1968 X-ray Apparatus for Measuring Internal Strains in an Elastomeric Body Having Spaced Embedded Therein

Russell D. Williams; Eugene L. Anderson; Leonard U. Rastrelli

3,395,564 08/05/1968 Elastomeric Strain Module & Method of Calibration

Leonard W. Rastrelli; Eugene L. Anderson

3,389,194 06/17/1968 Encapsulation-Submerged Nozzle

George R. Somerville

3,379,970 04/22/1968 Magnetic Crack Detector for Ferromagnetic Tubing

Felix N. Kusenberger; Herman F. Barsun; Joseph W. Fogwell

3,360,907 01/01/1968 Apparatus for Cleaning Air Filters

John M. Clark, Jr.; Robinson W. Brown; Ross F. Meriwether

3,357,170 12/04/1967 Railroad Track Weight Detector

William E. Cory; Jack B. Johnson

3,350,924 11/06/1967 Apparatus for Ultrasonic Inspection

James D. King

3,338,092 08/28/1967 Dynamic Biaxial Testing Machine

Ulric S. Lindholm; Luis R. Garza; Ethelbert J. Baker, Jr.

3,337,355 08/21/1967 Solid Foam Sulphur and Process for the Manufacture Thereof

John M. Dale; Allen C. Ludwig

3,329,954 07/03/1967 Eight Loop Antenna & Method of Scanning Same

Douglas N. Travers