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Electrical and Computer Engineering: Patents

Searching for Patents

 

 

 

Intellectual Property (IP) Basics

Patent Search Tutorials

To get started, this two-minute video demonstrating Google Patent Search is a good first step. For more targeted searches of the most current patents in the U.S., check out the five-minute video tutorial on searching USPTO.

European Patent Office

European Patent Office (EPO) provides esp@cenet a network of Europe’s patent databases. This site includes access to machine translation of European patents for some languages.

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Stopfakes.Gov -- Toolkits about the Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) environment in various countries. 

For additional resources, contact your local Patent and Trademark Depository Library;   

visit the USPTO Public Search Facility or the USPTO Main STIC Library.