CHAPTER 3: Patent Searching at the PTO Website

Hitchcock, David
April 2009
Patent Searching Made Easy (9781413310368);Apr2009, p45
Book Chapter
Chapter 3 of the book "Patent searching Made Easy," by David Hitchcock is presented. It explores the ways for patent database searches from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's (PTO) patent search website. PTO can be connected through the website located at www.uspto. gov/patft. Databases available for searching at PTO's patent searching site are the PatFT (Patent Full Text) database and the AppFT (Patent Applications Full Text). Database can be searched through patent numbers.


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