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Patent Searching, Advanced

Videos on Patent Basics and Patent Searching

The two videos on this page are long, but they contain information from a workshop about patents and the patenting process as well as how to search for patents.  Because inventions can be publicly disclosed in non-patent literature (journals, books, conference proceedings) as well as patents, consider broadening your prior art searches to these materials as well.  Please email me at jgroff@clemson.edu or schedule an appointment with me (see box at bottom left) for individualized assistance. I'm working on some shorter tutorials that will be posted at a later date. 

Patent Basics

Patent Searching