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Patents & Standards


Covers over 14.3 million basic inventions from 40 worldwide patent-issuing authorities. Facilitates rapid, precise patent searching, letting you conduct patent and citation searches of inventions in chemical, electrical, electronic, and mechanical engineering.


Indexes and provides full-text of USPTO patents.

Indexes patents back to 1790.


Full-text journals, conference proceedings, and standards.

Standards search engine.

Provides information and search engine for standards used by the U.S. Government.