SCOPUS provides a comprehensive search across patent organisations.
To search Scopus:
|Patent Office search engines:|
|Search South African Patents|
|USPTO Full-Text Database
The complete collection of patents filed and approved in the US since 1790. Full-text of the patent is available 1990-present, while historical patents are available as image files
7 Step Search Strategy - (USPTO - PTRC) This is a brief one-page guide to patentability searching on USPTO
|Espacenet International Patent Search (European Patent Office)
International patent information from 1836. Includes patents and patent applications, patent family information, and bibliographic records of historical patents.
|Canadian Patent Database (CIPO)
Canadian patents, 1869-present. Full-text available 1979-present; historical patents are presented as images.
International patents and patent applications from the World Intellectual Property Organization, updated daily. Includes translation tools.
|AusPat - the search system for Australian patents.|
|Patent search engines:|
|Free Patents Online
An independent and free search engine for patents from the US, WIPO, Japan, and Europe. Includes full-text and diagrams for patents and patent applications.
Google's patent search, collecting patents and patent applications from the patent offices of the US, Europe, Canada, Germany, China, and WIPO
US patent search and directory of patent lawyers. Searching is free, downloading requires registration.
|The DNA Patent Database searches areas such as genomics, genetics, biotechnology, and other fields. Covers patents from 1971|