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Patent Databases Research Guide

Free Patent Data Sources


PaTCite  has mined the global patent literature for citations of scholarly published work, and provides free and open tools to explore which articles influence what patents, held by what institutions. Investors and funding agencies can find whether the science they fund enables outcomes for society through new inventions and products.

Using this toolkit you can track, filter, sort, and link scholarly articles that are cited in patents, examine the citing patents, and discover new partners and collaborators. Influence Mapping provides an evidence base to guide decision-making and enables improved public policies and institutional practices.

You may Explore the cited scholarly work found in patent literature or explore the patents that cite scholarly articles