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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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Finding Patents

Google Patent Search
Google Patents is the most user-friendly database for discovering patents. The library recommends you start here.

Engineering Village
Engineering Village contains three patent databases: United States Patent and Trademark Office (US Patents),  European Patent Office (EP Patents), and World Intellectual Property Organization (WO Patents).

We recommend you reach out to your library contact for assistance finding patents. If you would like to discover more, check out the Patents Information page.