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How to Locate Patents  

Tutorials and links to US and global patent information; includes both free and WSU subscription resources.
Last Updated: Jan 3, 2014 URL: http://guides.lib.wayne.edu/patents Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Home: Guide contents and links to basic patent information

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office: resources of the USPTO, the federal agency responsible for U.S. patents

U.S. Patent Databases: links to free and WSU-subscribed databases for locating U.S. patents

International Patent Databases: links to free and WSU-subscribed databases for locating patents globally

Tutorials: online training resources for patents and patent searching.

      

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    Consult the following links for basic information on patents and patent searching.  The Patent Tutorials page contains additional information to help understand or locate patents.

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