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NIST Office of Technology Partnerships (OTP) Data Services

Patent Search

Contact Us:
Phone: 301-975-3084
Email: otp@nist.gov

Select one (1) of the following four (4) methods to search the NIST patent database.

1. Enter Your Search Terms
 (patent title, claims, and abstract are searched)

Restrict to Licenseable Technologies


2. View All Issued Patents


3. Search by Date Range

From Thru
format MM/DD/YY

Submit your search (using method 1, 2, or 3) by
clicking on the Search button.



    4. Choose from ONE of the drop-down lists below:
   Technology Category
   Patent Number
   Inventor Name
   NIST Docket #
   NIST Lab
   NIST Division
   U.S. Serial Number


Related Patent & Licensing Resources

Procedures for Licensing NIST Patents - Detailed information on the licensing process at NIST, including forms and contacts.

NIST Licensing Application - Federal Laws and regulations specify that a license application contain certain information. This outline is helpful in drafting an inclusive application.

Other Patent Resources -
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Created 5/2000

Last Updated 10/29/2004