The United States Patent and Trademark Office features a variety of online searching tools that allow anyone to search through patent information without cost. The full-text patent search tool contains patents dating bac... More »

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The U.S. patent database is available online through the United States Patent and Trademark Office website. The database contains details of all patents issued since 1790, notes the United States Patent and Trademark Off... More »

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A logical way to search for patents online is to use the websites of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization and IP Australia. These website... More »

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The U.S. patent database is available online through the United States Patent and Trademark Office website. The database contains details of all patents issued since 1790, notes the United States Patent and Trademark Off... More »

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A logical way to search for patents online is to use the websites of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, the European Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization and IP Australia. These website... More »

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To patent an invention, an inventor must submit an application to the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). As of February 2015, applicants must ensure that no similar patent exists, choose a patent type, pa... More »

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Patent numbers can be found through the United States Patent and Trademark Office. Local Patent and Trademark Centers allow the public to schedule time to access the online database for both PubWEST and PubEAST, versions... More »

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