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Finding Patents: Research Guide
This guide provides an overview on locating various types of patents
Features more than 15,000 news, business and legal sources from LexisNexis—including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790—with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as Alerts and saved searches and a collaborative workspace with shared folders and annotated documents.
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This database includes the world’s most comprehensive and accurate collection of chemical reactions, substances, and scientific literature curated by expert scientists. Search for articles, technical reports, dissertations, chemical substances, reactions, patents,, syntheses, and more.
From University of Maryland: This pilot database contains color images for US Plant patents PP09000 to PP09999 (December 6, 1994 – August 12, 1997), with links to the US Patent and Trademark Office full text.