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Chemistry students should be able to locate patents, by patent number or topic, and can ask a librarian for additional help if needed, e.g. to identify different types or parts of a patent.
Derwent Innovations Index
Patent information from Derwent World Patent Index® as well as patent citation information from Patents Citation Index®.
SciFinder-n now provides access to PatentPak which provides full-text patents from 46 patent offices worldwide.
USPTO Patent Search
Full-text patent database by U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. The USPTO houses full text for patents issued from 1976 to the present and PDF images for all patents from 1790 to the present.
European Patent Office Database. Provides access to worldwide coverage of over 110 million patents.
Indexes patents (about 7 million) and applications (about 1 million) from (USPTO). Features full text searching.
Searchable database of patents that provides additional citation tracking and analysis tools.
SciFinder-n Patent Information