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Statistics, Standards, Patents & Trademarks: Patents and trademarks

What are patents and trademarks?

A patent is a set of exclusive intellectual property rights granted to an inventor. Trademarks are a way of identifying a unique product or service. Below is a list of patent and trademark offices and organisations.

Databases with patent information

For help in searching this database see: SciFinder Training Topics.

Australian and international patent offices

General organisations and resources

Google patents

Use the Google Patents search box below to search over 87 million non-Australian patents from around the world, including translated patents

Google Patent Search

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