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Entrepreneurship: PATENTS

Patent documents contain the complete details of new inventions. Why search them?

  • watch new technologies emerge
  • determine whether your invention is unique
  • find solutions to your technical problems
  • get a preview of what your competitors are developing
  • assess potential sources for mergers and acquisitions, or research partnerships.
  • uncover the vast amount of technical and scientific information only available in patent publications

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