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Searching for Existing Patents and Patent Applications
The websites of the National Patent Offices include a wealth of interesting material and are worth checking out. Searches may be performed for free in the databases of the various patent offices. The most important ones are those of:
The website of the Israel Patent Office is available in English and Hebrew, and contains much material of interest.
For convenience, most patent attorneys subscribe to commercial search engines. These are generally more user friendly and efficient than the portals maintained by the National Patent Offices. The most popular of these are: