Google Patent Search is a search engine that lets you search through patents from the USPTO (United States Patent and Trademark Office). Google Patent Search is located on the web at www.google.com/patents or https://www.google.com/?tbm=pts. For advanced Google Patent Search you need to head over to http://www.google.com/advanced_patent_search. Google Patent Search enables users to search the full text of the U.S patent corpus and find patents that interest them. Patents issued in the United States are public domain government information, and images of the entire database of U.S. patents are readily available online via the USPTO website. If users want to search for patents, you can spend endless amount of time searching through all of the listed patents on Google Patent Search.
Locate the Google Patent Search page. If you use the Google Search engine, simply type in patents to get directed to the right page. Select one of the highlighted patents, type the name of the patent that you want to search for in the provided bar. Google Patent Search then returns a list of patents registered. Under each name is the patent number, date filed and brief description of the product. Use the advanced search by using the patent number, inventor or date issued. Click on the patent’s title for more information about the patent. Users can see drawings of the invention, descriptions and the claims made about the product.