Research Guides

Research Guides each of which is designed to help you find the most useful resources relevant to your department. It contains useful information and details of recommended resources to support your studies

If you don’t know what to use or where to search to find necessary information for your research, try this guide.

Domestic Patents

WIPS ON is a patent database which includes bibliographic information and full text of patents registered in Korea, U.S., Japan, Europe, PCT, etc.

※ User account is required. User Registration Link

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Information and knowledge about intellectual property, patents, design, trademarks are provided.


Korean Intellectual Property Rights Information Service(KIPRIS) is and internet-based patent document search service made is available to public for free of charge. It covers publications of Korean IPR applications, legal status information, trial information, etc.

International Patents

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) is the United Nations agency dedicated to the use of intellectual property (patents, copyright, trademarks, designs, etc.) as a means of stimulating innovation and creativity.

The USPTO mission is to ensure that the intellectual property system contributes to a strong global economy, encourages investment in innovation, and fosters entrepreneurial spirit.

Over 70 million patent documents from all over the world, giving information about inventions and technical developments from 1836 to today.

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KSA(한국표준협회)에서 제공하는 KS(한국산업규격)의 검색, 열람, 저장 및 출력할 수 있는 웹 데이터베이스입니다. 동시에 1명의 이용자만 접속 가능하며 프린트하기 위해서는 ezPDF 프로그램을 설치해야 합니다. 저작권상 여러대의 PC에서 PDF를 열람할 수 없습니다. KS 외에 ISO, IEC, JIS, ANSI, ASTM 등의 규격을 조회할 수 있지만, 다운로드는 지원하지 않습니다.(개인별 지불방식)


ASTM is one of the world’s largest international stadards developing organization to improve product quality, enhance health and safety. The ASTM provides more than 13,000+ stadards in construction, environmental, metals, plant and related coating, petroleum, plastics, rubber, steel, textile, etc.


Why Search Patents?

Identify new research fronts and/or licensing opportunities

Avoid duplication of research efforts

To learn how something works (diagrams, detailed description)

To find information on a company’s activities, or identify experts in a field

Gain protection for an idea or invention

It is estimated that 85-90% of technical information disclosed in patents appear no place else

Google Patent Search

  1. Go ‘Google Patent Search
  2. US Coverage: 1970-Current
  3. Foreign Coverage:
    • WIPO: 1978 ~
    • EPO: 1981 ~
    • Germany: 1968 ~
    • China: 1985 ~
  4. Fulltext (PDF): Available