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Patent Searching for Scientists: A Guide: Patent Resources

Resources to locate patents and trademarks, databases with patent information, overview and background of the patent process.

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

Finding Patents

Databases with patent information

Searching for Patents in Engineering Village

EI 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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