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Chemistry: Subject Guide: Finding Patents

Database recommendations for patent searches

 SciFinder-nesp@cenet | USPTO | Google Patents

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Patent Searching Classes

Interested in taking a patent searching class? The Georgia Tech Library teaches excellent workshops on patent resources. Check out the schedule on their library guide:

http://libguides.gatech.edu/patent_guide 

Patent Databases

Use these databases to search for and read the full text of U.S. and international patents. Start with SciFinder-n.

Otherwise, try esp@cenet or the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), depending on when and where the patent application was filed.