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BTC1800H5: Patent Research Workshop

A guide to accompany the workshop in patent research fundamentals for MBiotech students

Patent Searching

Patent research is:

  • iterative,
  • time-intensive, AND
  • challenging for non-experts and experts.

Also, an exhaustive prior art search would encompass a search of both patents and the non-patent literature, e.g.:

  • journals,
  • newspapers & magazines,
  • dissertations,
  • conference proceedings, and
  • websites.