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MHS Library | How to cite and reference your sources (Monash University)

Patents

Elements required when referencing Patents:

Author (s), Patent No. (including country at the front), (Date of Publication in format of - dd-month-year)

Format A.A. Surname, Country of Patent. Patent Number ( dd month, year)
Example

M.T. Nowak and T.E. Lewis, U.S. Patent No. RE35512 (20 May, 1997)

or

D. Bryman, Aus. Patent No. 2012203466 ( 17 February, 2006)