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R&D and Innovation

Brief overview
Google Patent includes the full text of U.S. patents.

Level
This interface allows researchers to search the 8 million patents and 3 million patent applications that have been made available by the USPTO. This database does not currently include international patents, but this is something they plan to provide data on in the future.

Coverage
Data on patents span 1790s to the present.

Measures
Google patents allows researchers to search by patent numbers, inventors, filing date, assignee, classification code (U.S. and international), and patent type.

Frequency
The database is regularly updated.

Method
Data on patents come from the USPTO public website.

Access
Link to Google Patents

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