Harvard Examples - Government and corporate documents - Patent

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In-text

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Reference List

Online

Template

Author. Year. Title. Patent Number, filed Month Day, Year, and issued Month Day, Year. http://www.xxxxxx.

Example

Reich, Adam A. and Joshua N. Gelinske. 2013. Air seeder manifold system. Australian Patent 2018201040, filed February 13, 2018. https://pericles.ipaustralia.gov.au/ols/auspat/ applicationNo=2018201040

Print

Template

Author. Year. Title. Patent Number, filed Month Day, Year, and issued Month Day, Year.

Example

Petroff, Michael D. and Maryn G. Stapelbroek. 1986. Blocked impurity band detectors. US Patent 4,586,960, filed October 23, 1980, and issued February 4, 1986.

Notes

The names of the creators are used as the authors.

The year of filing is used as the year of publication.

If you cannot identify the date of filing or the issue date, omit this from your reference.

The title is not italicised.