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Patent Searching Guide

Getting Started

Getting Started

A Patent Search is necessary for anyone seeking to apply for a Patent. An idea or invention can only be Patented once. Searching for Patent information can be done online at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Web site: http://www.uspto.gov. To begin a Patent Search, click on the Patents link from the USPTO homepage.

Searching for Patent information can be done online at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) Web site: http://www.uspto.gov. To begin a Patent Search, click on the Patents link from the USPTO homepage.