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Patents & Trademarks

Searchable databases of some of the world's major patent and trademark offices.  Tulane Libraries do not collect print copies of patents, but the full-text of many patents are freely available electronically.

Overview & Background

Databases to consider for patent discovery

Patent search

  • Engineering Village - EI Patents
    EI Patents comprises millions of patents from the US Patent and Trademark Office and European Patent Office. This database can be cross-searched with other databases on Engineering Village, retrieving results both from patents and scientific literature.
  • LexisNexis Academic
    All U.S. patents full-text back to 1971 and other full-text patent databases and sources
  • SciFinder Scholar  
    Use the SciFinder Scholar search features, including the option to search by chemical structure or formula, to search for chemistry-related patents. Software provides links to full-text when available free. Web version requires registration with a email account.

Finding Patents

Searching for Patents in Engineering Village

Engineering VillageEI Patents choose document type

Cross-search on Engineering Village, retrieving results both from patents and scientific literature.  Refine your results by using Patent as a document type.


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