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COVID-19 Pandemic Information Resources Guide

Patent Information and Searching

Below are selected Cooperative Patent Classification codes that can be used to retrieve patents related to respirators, personal protective equipment, diagnostic equipment, healthcare facilities, and other relevant technologies. Please note that these codes are starting points. Each contains many subcodes related to specific designs, elements, methods, and applications. Also note that the list is not exhaustive. 

For more information on patents and patent searching, see the Patents and Designs guide and list of patent databases below.

Face Shields and Protective Eyewear