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Patents and Patent Searching

A patent information practicum originally prepared for Management 292B/Public Policy M280B, "Growth, Science, and Technology," taught by Prof. Michael Darby, UCLA Anderson Graduate School of Management. Updates to this guide are ongoing.

Current Awareness

This Week's Newest Patents

To browse or search for the newest patents issued this week by the USPTO, or within the last 52 weeks, use:

Additional Current Awareness Sources

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)

The Lens (Formerly known as Patent Lens) - US and Worldwide

Google Patent Search

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

Pharmaceutical US Patents

Identify Patents Held by Public and Private Companies

US Intellectual Property Law and Top IP Law Firms