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Google patents

A search engine with issued patents and patent applications. Focus is on the US but other patent officies around the world are also covered.

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Advanced search provides useful search options. There is also a good help page with search tips and information about coverage: About Google Patents .

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


We recommend Statista if you are looking for a useful portal for statistics and market information.

Skillport ebooks

It is now possible to download chapters from ebooks on the Skillport platform.