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Patent Resources on the Web and in the Engineering Library: United States Databases

This guide directs you to materials that will help search free patent sources

Engineering Library

Links to Intellectual Property Glossary (USPTO)

U.S. Patent Office Search Databases

Classification Tools

Tutorials for Searching (USPTO)

A Seven Step Search Strategy with Detailed Examples (2014) / Prepared by the USPTO

How to Conduct a Preliminary US Patent Search: A Step by Step Process / Prepared by the USPTO

Patent Protection in the United States   (Required Listening)  -  30 minutes (Prior to changes in law for US First to File)

Specialized Patent Office Databases

Major Patent Databases

Subject Guide

Dave Zwicky
WTHR 310
M.G. Mellon Chemistry Library
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