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IPD Citation Style v3.0: Patent

Use of the IPD citation style and RefWorks with examples


[13] Patent

Use the Patent reference type for patents.

[13] A. A. Husseiny, E. Liang, and R. Rodriguez, "Reliable fuzzy fault tolerant controller." US Patent 4,985,824, October 30, 1987.

  1. Use Pub Year for the year and Date Issued for the month/day.
  2. Country names are usually given as two letter abbreviations, such as US, EP, JP.