It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
Update: Moffitt Library is closed for seismic work, but most other libraries are open. Learn more.
A patent can be used as a source of information to learn about a product or process or to track trends and changes in technology. There are many different ways to search for patents, including (but not limited to) keyword, author, company/institution, patent number, or classification code.
If you would like more information or assistance on searching for patents, contact the Engineering Library.