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Last Updated: May 8, 2014 URL: http://libguides.wpi.edu/patent Print Guide RSS Updates

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All Patent Databases

  • Espacenet  
      
    International patent search with full images in PDF format.
  • FPO  
      
    Provides free patent searching of U.S. and European registrations. Benefits include patents in PDF format as well as hyperlinked classification searching.
  • Google Patents  
      
    Search and display U.S. patents 1790 to the present using the technology that powers Google Book Search, with the ability to scroll and zoom in on text and illustrations.
  • LexisNexis Academic  
      
    Click Legal > Patents on the left for patent search options.
  • Patent Lens  
      
    A worldwide, open-access, free patent informatics resource. Search and retrieve the full-text of millions of patent documents from US, Europe, Australia and WIPO, their status and counterparts up to 70 countries. Free PDF downloads for US, Australian, PCT and European patent documents.
  • Patents Real Fast
    Patent searching using unique technology to help inventors and patent practitioners. WPI users need to register first. Anyone with an @wpi.edu email address (including alumni) can register for a free account at: http://www.patentsrealfast.com/wpi
  • PatentScope  
      
    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) PATENTSCOPE Search Service enables users search fulltext of over 1.6 million published international patent applications.
  • SciFinder  
      
    Search for chemistry, environmental, & materials-related patents.
  • U.S. Patent Full Text and Images Database  
      
    Includes full text and full image U.S. patents and patent applications.

For WPI Inventors

Top Sources

  • U.S. Patent Full Text and Images Database  
      
    Includes full text and full image U.S. patents and patent applications.
  • Google Patents  
      
    Search and display U.S. patents 1790 to the present using the technology that powers Google Book Search, with the ability to scroll and zoom in on text and illustrations.
  • Espacenet  
      
    Search International patent search with full images in PDF format.

WPI Journals on Patents

  • Medical Patent Business Week
    Written for biotech and pharma company executives, Medical Patent Business Week reports the latest patent filings for new drugs, genetic discoveries, and medical materials and devices, together with business trends and fiscal reports from the companies patenting their products.

    Holdings include 1/12/2004-present.
  • Patent Strategy & Management
    Holdings include 04/01/2007-present.
  • World Patent Information
    World Patent Information provides a worldwide forum for the exchange of information between people working professionally in the field of Industrial Property.

    01/01/1995-present
 

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