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BCHM 320

Introduction to patents and patent searching.


Welcome to the patents and intellectual property guide for Biochemistry 320--Bioengineering & Biotechnology. 

The purpose of this guide is to take you through the material covered in the information literacy session. This guide also links to a set of tools that you will need in order to identify, evaluate, and locate patents. 

Feel free to return to this guide as often as you want.

Parts of a Patent

Breakdown of the important fields on the first page

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Cooperative Patent Classification (CPC)