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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.


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
10,125,726 11/13/2018 Apparatus and Methods for Exhaust Gas Recirculation for an Internal Combustion Engine Utilizing at Least Two Hydrocarbon Fuels

Cary A. Henry

10,120,035 11/06/2018 Monitoring and Control of Electrochemical Cell Degradation Via Strain Based Battery Testing

Joe Steiber; Jeff Qiang Xu

10,119,500 11/06/2018 Internal Combustion Engine Having Exhaust Gas Recirculation Loop with Catalyzed Heat Exchanger for Steam Reformation

Cary A. Henry

10,117,859 11/06/2018 Dosage Suspensions of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients

Hong Dixon; Larry A. Cabell; Joseph A. McDonough

10,120,035 11/06/2018 Monitoring and Control of Electrochemical Cell Degradation via Strain Based Battery Testing

Joe Steiber; Jeff Qiang Xu

10,123,294 11/06/2018 Media Access Control Method with Time-coherence and Deterministic Scheduling for Wireless Communications Network

Travis R. Thompson; Michael S. Moore; Kase J. Saylor; Patrick R. Heenan

10,111,743 10/30/2018 Wrapping Clip for Securing a Flexible Line to Another Object

Andrew R. Moore

10,107,564 10/23/2018 Thermal Energy Storage System Comprising Encapsulated Phase Change Material

Anoop Kumar Mathur; Rajan Babu Kasetty; James D. Oxley

10,081,605 09/25/2018 Synthesis of Cyclocreatine and Analogs Thereof

William R. Cantrell Jr.; William E. Bauta 

10,073,066 09/11/2018 Non-Contact Magnetostrictive Sensor for Guided Wave Monitoring of Wireropes or Other Solid Ferrous Objects without Ferromagnetic Coupling

Sergey A. Vinogradov; Glenn M. Light