Patent search

To help you investigate the novelty of an invention, or to access particular patents and applications, we have collated several search resources below along with a helpsheet to guide you.  Should you need further help please contact us.

UKIPO
http://www.ipo.gov.uk/types/patent/p-os/p-find/p-ipsum.htm
Example numbers:  GB2469103      EP0909127   in the publication number box

EPO
https://register.epo.org/espacenet/advancedSearch?lng=en
Example numbers:  EP0280473      EP1530212      EP2202705      WO2008096463

PCT
http://patentscope.wipo.int/search/en/structuredSearch.jsf
Example publication Number:  WO2008096463

Espacenet
http://worldwide.espacenet.com/advancedSearch?locale=en_EP
Example numbers:  EP0280473      EP1530212      EP2202705      WO2008096463