Patents

Patents

Patents constitute an important information resource for scientific research. Checking whether patent information on a subject to be researched is available is therefore strongly recommended.

Applying for a patent at TU/e
Patent application TU/e

Databases Patents and information
Derwent Innovations Index
Espacenet

Internet sources
ECLA European Classification System
IPC International Patent Classification
IPC Dutch version
Fresh patents
Freepatentsonline.com
European Patent Office
World Intellectual Property Organization
Depatisnet
USPTO Web Patent Databases