May 16, 2022

Google’s Patent Search Tool Adds Data From 11 More Nations

From the Google Public Policy Blog:

Today, we’re announcing the addition of 11 more countries to Google Patents with over 41 million new patent publications, bringing the total to over 87 million publications from 17 patent offices around the world.

Starting today, you can now search for patents and applications from Japan, South Korea, the United Kingdom, Spain, France, Belgium, Russia, the Netherlands, Finland, Denmark, and Luxembourg in Google Patents.

Google has also posted a new patent search FAQ.

Direct to Google Patent Search

Read the Complete Google Blog Post

Additional Resource

Another Search Tool to Know About


From the World Intellectual Property Organization.

Search and access online (in most cases) patent data from more than 40 national patent offices. Here’s a list of exactly what’s available. A users guide (28 pages; PDF) is also available.

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