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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
5,926,401 07/19/1999 Weather Effects Generator for Simulation Systems

Bruce C. Montag; Dennis J. Wenzel; Richard P. Weyrauch

5,409,379 04/24/1995 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag; Dennis J. Wenzel; Richard P. Weyrauch

5,480,305 01/01/1996 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag; Dennis J. Wenzel; Richard P. Weyrauch

5,630,718 05/19/1997 Weather Simulation System

Bruce C. Montag; Dennis J. Wenzel; Richard P. Weyrauch

3,446,298 05/26/1969 Weighing Apparatus

William E. Cory; Melvin A. Schrader

3,159,227 11/30/1964 Weighing Apparatus

Seymour H. Raskin; Frank G. Vitiello

3,921,533 11/24/1975 Wheel Assembly for a Vehicle Moving through a Tubular Conduit

Freddy R. Szenasi; Richard M. Baldwin

9,120,446 08/31/2015 Wheel Locking System

William Eugene Thomas; Paul B. Hvass; Nicholas A. Herrera; Terrence M. Tomlinson; Cliff J. Scribner; Rogers E. Rimmer; Nakul Jeirath; Edward G. Alvarado Jr.

8,593,644 11/25/2013 White Light Optical Profilometer for Measuring Complex Surfaces

Dorel Marius Necsoiu; Joseph N. Mitchell; Jason O. Burkholder; William T. Gressick

40,129 03/03/2008 Wide Bandwidth Multi-Mode Antenna

Thomas J. Warnagiris