Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Off-Campus Access: You may encounter errors when accessing library databases from off-campus. If you encounter an error, please try clearing the browser's cache or try accessing the resource using another browser. For more information view the Off-Campus Access Guide.
Resources for Finding Patents
United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) provides information on patents, trademarks and intellectual property.
Additional Patent Resources
Espacenet provides access to international patent documents and supporting patent information.
Google Patents allows you to search and read patents and patent applications from around the world.
PatentScope is provided by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and includes access to 52 million national and international patents.