RESEARCHERS

Patents

Here you will find resources that can help you find information (existing patents, publications about what you want to patent, etc.) before applying to register an invention.

You can use the patent search service, formed by a team of librarians of the UPC, which will help you to search the databases of patents available in the UPC. Contact it!

If you want to patent an invention,Patent Office of the Management and Innovation Service of the UPC.

Access to Derwent through the WoS

La UPC subscribes Derwent Innovation Index (1980-2019), one of the world's leading patent databases included in the Web of Science platform that contains more than 30 million inventions in more than 65 million patent documents. Includes patents records from Derwent World Patents Index and Derwent Patents Citation index.

Three sections can be consulted:

  • Derwent Chemistry Resource for chemical structures
  • Electrical and electronic section
  • Engineering section

More information about Derwent a Clarivate Analytics

How to access: go in Web of Science and then select the Derwent Innovation Index.

Check all of them Patents databases and resources to the digital library of the UPC.

To correctly cite patents, follow them guidelines.

More information


If you are a researcher, a PDI or a master's or doctoral student from any of the campus UPC, contact with:

  • Campus Nord: montse.araguesArrovaupc.edu and ruben.pocullArrovaupc.edu
  • Campus Baix Llobregat: consol.garciaArrovaupc.edu
  • Campus Sud: montserrat.tornesArrovaupc.edu
  • Campus Terrassa: miquel.puertasArrovaupc.edu
  • Campus Besòs: rosal.alonsoArrovaupc.edu


Last update: 13 / 11 / 2019