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More Information on Patents

There is more information about patents on the Biological Sciences Patents page

See also Patent Research from Texas A&M

Patents

  • What every chemist should know about patents (from ACS' Committee on Patents and Related Matters, so it is U.S.-based, but the general info on what a U.S. patent looks like is useful. Also useful if applying for a U.S. patent.)

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Canada

  • Canadian Patent Database
    CIPO's Canadian Patent Database: access over 75 years of patent descriptions and images (August 15, 1978 to present.) Search, retrieve and study more than 1,400,000 patent documents.
  • Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO)
    The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), a Special Operating Agency (SOA) associated with Industry Canada, is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO's areas of activity include: patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial designs, and integrated circuit topographies.
    (CIPO)The Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), a Special Operating Agency (SOA) associated with Industry Canada, is responsible for the administration and processing of the greater part of intellectual property in Canada. CIPO's areas of activity include: patents, trade-marks, copyrights, industrial designs, and integrated circuit topographies.
U.S.
  • US Patent and Trademark Office (US PTO)
    Search for US patents and trademarks. Full text coverage from 1976; 1790-1975 is searchable by patent number and classification only. The PTO promotes the progress of science and the useful arts by securing for limited times to inventors the exclusive right to their respective discoveries (Article 1, Section 8 of the United States Constitution).
  • Patent2pdf.org
    Download and print PDF images of US patents. You must search using a patent number.
  • Freepatentsonline
    Fulltext and images of US patents beginning with patent number 4,000,000
  • Patent Fetcher
    Download and print PDF images of U. S. patents.
  • FreshPatents.com
    "The latest published US patent applications each week BEFORE the USPTO decision to grant/deny.".
  • Delphion Research Intellectual Property Network
    Search for and purchase international and US patents from Delphion, Inc. Users will need to register (it’s free) in order to view results. Users are responsible for all fees incurred should you choose to order a patent from Delphion.

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Worldwide

If the above sources do not provide you with the full-text of a patent, UofC faculty, students and staff may order patents directly from:
Joanne Grison
Grison Intellectual Property Services
P.O. Box 84123
Gatineau, QC J8P 7R8
TEL: (613)799-0958
TOLL FREE: 1-877-884-4774
FAX: (819)671-8506
grisonip@lincsat.com, www.grisonip.com

Translations

Some quick-and-dirty machine translation services.

Many of these are simply bibliographies or indexes that point one to translated materials.

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