Comprehensive links to Patent Offices in other countries.
Patent Databases for Foreign Patents
Search by Subject or Topic > Patent Search. Contains U.S. patents, European Patent Applications, Patent Abstracts of Japan, and Patent Cooperation Treaty patent applications. LexisNexis Academic will cease December 31, 2017. Patents NOT included in the new Nexis Uni.
Contains Esp@cenet for patent information from the European Patent Office, the World Intellectual Property Organization, patent abstracts of Japan, and published patents from over 71 countries; USPTO for patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. Coverage and update frequency varies.
Provides indexing and full text pantents and applications from European and other patent offices worldwide, including U.S., Japan, and Germany. (EP, WIPO/PCT, US, GB, FR, DE, JP, and over 70 countries). You can save PDFs of available documents up to a certain page limit. This is the site SciFinder links to for non-U.S. patents. 1836-present
A specialized agency of the United Nations dedicated to developing a balanced and accessible international intellectual property system. An inventor who files for patent protection in any of the participating countries has 12 months to apply for protection in any of the other participating countries. This website includes the full-text of the Patent Cooperation Treaty and provides links to national patent offices.
Indexes and cross-references worldwide chemical patents. Note: PatentPak is an add-on workflow tool within SciFinder to enhance access to and analysis of full text patent documents. UTSA does not subscribe to PatentPak functionality apart from 5 free trial uses per user account