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Espacenet : patent search

Information about national and international patents from the European Patent Office.

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= Chalmers library recommends the database within this subject area or type of content

Espacenet is recommended by Chalmers library because it is user friendly, and you can search by classification. It is possible buy patent documents i fulltext. The Swedish Patent and Registration office are using the database in their patent search courses.

Introductory film in 3 minutes about Espacenet

In Espacenet Assistant you can get a thorough guided tour, or take a crash course with concrete problem solving.

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This database is freely accessible for all users, also non-Chalmers affiliated. However, full text content may be restricted.


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