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Introduction to Patents: Patents Relevant to Engineering

The information and resources presented on this library guide are intended to support academic purposes of patent searching at Khalifa University. None of the information provided should be considered as legal advice.

Citing Patents

Please remember to properly cite patents in your papers.

This guide will provide you with of the most commonly used citation styles with examples of the citations.

What should Every Chemist Know about Patents?

What Every Chemist Should Know About Patents? by

Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) indexes chemical patents from approximately 25 countries and patent organizations. Please search the online CAS database, Scifinder.

Once you have obtained access to SciFinder Scholar, go to Explore References.  To search by patent number, assignee name or inventor name, select  Patent and enter the informatio you have.  To search by subject, select Research Topic and limit to document type Patent.

Scifinder How To Guides


Fun Zone

Do you like coloring books? Do you prefer to de-stress and relax by coloring retro patents?

Check the coloring book of patents from the National Archives of the US.