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Patent Resources

Last Updated: 25-Mar-2014

This guide was created as a starting point for research in intellectual property and patent literature.

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Databases and Online Subscription Resources

[Philadelphia] : Institute for Scientific Informtion, [1999?]-

International patent information. Descriptive titles and indexing have been added. Find “equivalent” patents published in a language you can read. Also contains both citing and cited patents and literature references, allowing users to move both forward and backward in time from a selected patent.

[Miamisburg, OH] : LexisNexis, division of Reed Elsevier

Includes full-text of U.S. Patents from mid-1970's, patent case law and administrative decisions, patent statutory and regulatory materials, and patent news and publications.

Patent Classification Codes and Resource Visualization

Patent Search Tools on the Internet