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Applied Biology: Patents

A LibGuide to assist students in Applied Biology classes with research, lab safety, and searching for protocols.

Google Patent Search

Searches over 8 million patents from the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) and European Patent Office. Dates back to 1790. More info.

When Patents Attack

This American Life did a great investigative piece on patent trolls. Listen here.

The Case Against Patents

NPR's Planet Money talks about patents in these three fascinating podcasts:

Episode 412: How to Fix the Patent Mess

Episode 462: When Patents Hit the Podcast

Episode 551: The Case Against Patents

Flying Machine


Finding Patents

From the US Patent Office, a video tutorial:


John Oliver on Patent Trolls

John Oliver took on patent trolls on his April 19, 2015 show.


New Patents - Molecular Bio


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