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Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Information Resources

A guide to nanotechnology resources


  • USPTO Web Patent Databases

    Full-text database offering access to all US patents issued since 1790 in the form of searchable patent numbers and current US classifications hyperlinked to full-page images of each page of each patent.

    Google Patents

    Search and read the full text of patent grants and applications from around the world.  Read more here


    Includes patents issued by the European Patent Office, WIPO and a number of countries.

More Information

For more information about finding and using patents at MSU:

Patents and Patent Information at the Michigan State University Libraries