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September 9, 2009 AT 5:13 pm

Patents via PDF

Pt 2139
This site is super handy (pat2pdf) you can get a patent sent to you via PDF instead of a staring at a bunch of TIFFs!


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5 Comments

  1. I usually use google patent search: http://www.google.com/patent

    It returns results in pdf as well.

  2. Or just look up the same patent on Google and view it in your browser:

    http://www.google.com/patents

  3. I concur! Google patents is where it’s at!

  4. Or use this handy script, which essentially does the same.
    http://tothink.com/pat2pdf/

    The images from the USPTO are usually much better resolution than PDFs from Google.
    We also used them in this project: Perpetual Storytelling Apparatus http://storyteller.allesblinkt.com

  5. I see you’ve found my favorite patent….

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