Google’s New Offering: Google Patents
Google’s at it again and this time with a much-needed patent search engine. It sports the same minimalistic interface that’s a trademark of Google and allows you to perform fulltext searches on a database of over 7 million patents and view the details of each patent along with all the drawings / sketches. The scanned pages of the original patents are displayed in a PDF-like format with the ability to zoom in/out on the scans.
Here’s a screen-shot:
Check out some funky patents that came up by default on the search page…
This might act as great tool for patent lawyers. Any comments ?