Patent Search

Want to try searching for patents? These links will help you discover what's out there. If a decision is made to proceed with filing a patent, a comprehensive search will be done as part of the filing process, but an individual search by the inventors can give a reasonable early indication of patentability.


  1. The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office
  2. World Intellectual Property Organization
  3. European Patent Organization
  4. Google Patents (Advanced Search)
  5. Patent Storm
  6. Pat 2 PDF
  7. Chemical Abstracts Services
  8. Patent Search Tutorial