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A guide to help locate patents.
Last Updated: Aug 9, 2017 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Australian patents

AusPat - Search Australian patents dating back to 1904.

IP Australia - IP Australia is the government organisation that administers patents, trademarks and designs in Australia. There is a lot of general information on this site - how to search; examples; how to apply etc.




International patents

Espacenet - Espacenet offers free access to more than 70 million patent documents worldwide, containing information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.

InventNET - run by a non-profit group of independent inventors, this site gives advice on everything from patent law and software to marketing your invention, classified ads, newsletter, online forum, web links and inventions for sale.

Patent Lens is a worldwide, open-access, free full-text patent informatics resource. Search and retrieve the full-text of more than 9 million patent documents from US, Europe, Australia and WIPO, their status and counterparts in up to 70 countries.
You can try a quick search or an advanced search.

USPTO - United States Patent and Trademark Office provides full text of granted patents since 1976 and full-page images since 1790.

Google Patent Search

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