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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 6501.

 

Patent Number Date Of Issue Title of Invention Inventors
9,701,869 07/11/2017 Superhydrophobic Compositions and Coating Process for the Internal Surface of Tubular Structures

Michael A. Miller; Ronghua Wei; Gregory J. Hatton

9,693,967 07/04/2017 Biodegradable Microparticle Pharmaceutical Formulations Exhibiting Improved Released Rates

Joseph T. Persyn; Joseph A. McDonough; Neal K. Vail; Darren E. Barlow; Albert M. Zwiener; Eliot M. Slovin

9,689,776 06/27/2017 Apparatus for Generating and Applying Linear Forces

Riccardo Meldolesi; Peter Mark Lee

9,692,529 06/27/2017 System and Method for Signal Emitter Identification Using Higher-Order Cumulants

Wayne D. Music; Ryan N. Wilson; Brian K. Anderson

9,660,299 05/23/2017 Strain Measurement Based Battery Testing

Jeff Qiang Xu; Joe Steiber; Craig M. Wall; Robert Smith; Cheuk Ng

9,657,692 05/23/2017 Internal Combustion Engine Utilizing Two Independent Flow Paths to a Dedicated Exhaust Gas Recirculation Cylinder

James P. Chiu

9,651,974 05/16/2017 Electrical Power Transmission Line Length Measurement and Average Temperature Estimation

Patrick R. Heenan; Ben A. Abbott; Gary L. Ragsdale

9,651,086 05/16/2017 Brush Damper Rings for Radial Fluid Bearing

Aaron M. Rimpel

9,650,556 05/16/2017 Encapsulation of High Temperature Molten Salts

James D. Oxley; Anoop Kumar Mathur

9,650,949 05/16/2017 EGR Rate Control for Internal Combustion Engine with Dual Exhaust-Ported Cylinders

Jess W. Gingrich; Raphael F. Gukelberger