Where to search for foreign and international patent applications

I added WIPO’s new-and-improved PatentScope database to the “Foreign Patent Research” section of the Patents – Foreign entry.  PatentScope searches “1,806,918 published international patent applications (PCT) and in 5,292,508 when including patent documents from Regional and National collections,”  such as the African Regional International Property Organization (ARIPO), Brazil, Korea and Mexico.  ‘Just a guess, but they may even be up to 5,292,509 by now.


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