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Patent Law Research Guide

About this Guide

This guide covers:

1.  How to research patents, including determining the status of a patent and

2.  How to research the law about patents, including both primary and secondary sources.


Practice Centers - Collections of Patent Information

International Patent Law

For more sources about International and European Patent Law, see our International Patent Law guide

Shepardizing/Keyciting Patents

Keep in mind that you can Shepardize or Keycite a patent to turn up cases, litigation documents and related patents.

(Format for shepardizing - shep: patno 6553350)