Patent Resources Navigation

The patent specification refers to the various types of specifications published by national patent offices or international patent organizations, which is the subject of patent literature. The main function of the patent specification is to disclose the new technical information and to determine the scope of the legal protection. In the patent specification, all the technical information of the patent application and the accurate legal information within the scope of the patent protection can be obtained. Frequently used websites are listed.

Table 1 List of Patent Search Platforms

Resources

URL

Innography Patent Search and Intellectual Property Analytics Software

https://app.innography.com/

Derwent Innovations Index(DII)

http://apps.webofknowledge.com/

Wanfang IP Database

http://c.g.wanfangdata.com.cn/PatentIndex.aspx

International Patent Classification Search Website

http://www.wipo.int/ipcpub/#refresh=page

Chinese Patent Classification Number Search website

http://epub.sipo.gov.cn/ipc.jsp

State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C

http://www.pss-system.gov.cn/

China and Global Patent Examination Information Inquiry

http://cpquery.sipo.gov.cn/

Patent Full-text Database of American Patent and Trademark Office

http://patft.uspto.gov/

Espacenet Patent Search

http://worldwide.espacenet.com/

European Patent Register

https://register.epo.org/regviewer

Japan Platform for Patent Information

https://www.j-platpat.inpit.go.jp/web/all/top/BTmTopEnglishPage

Soopat

http://www.soopat.com/

Innojoy

http://www.innojoy.com/

Patentstar

http://www.patentstar.cn/frmLogin.aspx

China Intellectual Proproperty Right Net

http://search.cnipr.com/

 

Table 2 Websites of Intellectual Property Office

World Intellectual Property Organization

http://www.wipo.int/

State Intellectual Property Office of the P.R.C

http://www.sipo.gov.cn/

United States Patent and Trademark Office

https://www.uspto.gov/

Japan Patent Office

http://www.jpo.go.jp/

UK Intellectual Property Office

http://www.patent.gov.uk

 

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