A Guide: Patent Search

Getting Started: How do we classify things?

Step 1: Brainstorming

  • What does the invention do?
  • What is the end result? 
  • How does it work? 
  • What is it made of? 
  • What is it used for? 
  • What problem(s) does it solve?

Step 2: The USPO Index Search

Step 4: The USPO Patent Review

Sources To Use