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Category
R&D and Innovation

Brief overview
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office serves as the central repository for U.S. patent application and grant activity.

Level
USPTO data provides data on patent filings and grants from the 1790s to present.

Coverage
USPTO data provides data on patent filings and grants from the 1790s to present.

Measures
USPTO data provides patent data on filings, classifications, inventors, assignees, abstracts, application, and grant dates.

Frequency
This database is updated annually.

Method
All patent and trademark filings must go through the USPTO.

Access
Link to USPTO

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