Field Name: Patent Number
Definition: The Patent Number is the number identifier that is assigned to a patent application when it is published by the issuing patent office.
Tooltip definition of the predicate: Number identifier that is assigned to a patent application when it is published.
Type of value (one of the following): text
Number of accepted values (one of the following): single
Constraints: Only applies when Subject has the “Is a” value “Patent”
Citation Required?: No - the ID functions as its own citation as the URL for the Patent Number page form the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) can be formed out of the Patent Number. Ex. ‘
https://pdfpiw.uspto.gov/.piw?Docid=10010322’ ; ‘10010322’
Examples of proper use:
Examples of improper use:
- ‘US Patent 10010322 Surgical instrument’ ‘Patent Number’ is ‘13791909’ is incorrect because 13/791,909 is the application number. Citation: Patent Images
Usage in other schemas: Wikidata: patent number - Wikidata