Availability of patent databases and patent document delivery services on the Internet.
Date of Issue1999
Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information
This study reviews five free patent databases and eight patent document delivery services on the Internet and discusses their impact on patent libraries with special reference to the National Patent Information Centre (NPIC). The free patent databases covered were the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), the European Patent Office (EPO), the Japanese Patent Office (JPO), the Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), and the IBM Intellectual Property Network (IPN).
DRNTU::Library and information science::Libraries::Digital libraries and information portals
Nanyang Technological University