Intellectual Property Online Resources

Intellectual Property

Information about the three basic forms of intellectual property: patents, trademarks, and copyright.

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General

Patents

  • U.S. Patent & Trademark Office Home Page.
  • USPTO Web Patent Databases: Full-text of patents since 1976, full-page images since 1790; also patent applications published since March 15, 2001.
  • Google Patent Search. Search the USPTO database using Google's easy to use interface. Covers the entire collection of patents made available by the USPTO-from patents issued in the 1790s through those issued in the middle of 2006.
  • General Information Concerning Patents: USPTO guide.
  • Canadian Patents Database: Canadian Intellectual Property Office. Access to over 75 years of Canadian patent data.
  • Espacenet from EPO (European Patent Office). Espacenet offers free access to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide, containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.

Trademarks

Copyright

 
Created by vmitch on Jun 18, 2012 Last updated Sep 26, 2014