The following list includes a variety of patent finding tools. It is presented in its entirety from a UC – Irvine LibGuide to the Environmental Sciences, authored by Julia Gelfand and available in full at http://libguides.lib.uci.edu/content.php?pid=24720&sid=183772
Patent tutorials and lists of patent depositories are noted on the Patent & Trademark Subject Guide
Information on searching patents, how to apply for a patent, legal issues and facts.
A German PTO patent database that permits bib data downloads from up to 250 patent records at a time.
This site provides full text and images of
A tool for searching the full text of the
Locate specialized subject patent search sites, information, etc.
Can search for patents and also learn more about legal issues and procedures. Tutorial on how to search. Can search free-of-charge. The services are operational and are updated on a daily, weekly and monthly basis respectively.
Under "Legal Research" is a Patent Research section for searching of Patents (1971 to date), by individual category of Design Patents, Plant Patents or Utility Patents. Can also search by keyword, assignee, inventor, patent number, classification, and lawyer.
Derwent Innovations Index merges patent information from Derwent World Patents Index with the patent citation information from Derwent Patent Citation Index. Users can conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering.
Maintained by the World Intellectual Property Organization, this facility allows you to search 1,344,736 international patent applications and to view the latest information and documents available to the International Bureau.
A free collection of graphical, export, retrieval and analysis tools for patents.
This resource indexes over 13 million patents from the
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WikiPatents is one of the largest free databases of patents open for public comment on the internet, allowing PDF downloading of patents, free patent translation into multiple languages and additional information and resources.
The Intellectual Property Digital Library Web site provides access to various intellectual property data collections currently hosted by the World Intellectual Property Organization.