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Patents: Internet Sources

Resources for Patent Information


Here are a list of free patent and industrial design resources on the Internet.

Patent Databases - International Coverage

  • Google Patents
    • Google Patents covers over 120 million patent publications from 100+ patent offices as well as technical documents and books indexed in Google Scholar and Google Books and documents from Prior Art Archive
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Patent Databases - Specific Countries

  • AusPat [IP Australia] 
    • AusPat is IP Australia's search database that allows inventors, industry and researchers to access patent applications lodged and granted in Australia

Industrial Designs Databases