Patent Research Sources
The following databases are commonly used in patent research:
- Derwent Innovations Index
- Using information from 41 patent-issuing authorities, DII facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering. Updated weekly, covers 1963-present.
- Covers nearly 90 jurisdictions worldwide with over 80 million patent documents, serving INPADOC, EPO, USPTO, and WO, etc.
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