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With Ei Patents, researchers quickly discover scientific and technical information contained within U.S. and European patent applications and grants. It contains 12.4 million patents filed with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and nearly 4.3 million patents filed with the European Union Patent Office (EPO).
Ei Patents on Engineering Village gives researchers a comprehensive view into valuable scientific and technical information. The unique Engineering Village search functionality equips users with a variety of ways to help narrow down their search results, and provides links to full-text documents to give researchers a thorough view of the patent. Targeted alerts keep users up-to-date as new patents are filed in key interest areas.
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