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Introduction to Patents and Patent Searching: Identifying Keywords

This guide provides the general information on patents and lists useful links for patent searching.

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For the complete guide visit https://www.lib.umn.edu/apps/instruction/patentsearch/

 

Pay Attention!

Some words have more than one meaning and that might affect your search. 

calf1

NOUN

  • 1A young bovine animal, especially a domestic cow or bull in its first year.

  • 2A floating piece of ice detached from an iceberg.

calf2

NOUN

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