Guide: How to cite a Patent in APSA style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in APSA style

Cite A Patent in APSA style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the APSA citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.

Key:

Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the APSA style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.

Template:

Author Surname, Author Forename. Year Published. 'Title'.

Example:

Wilson, Theodore Leroy, and John Williams. 2014.

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

Many people pay for freedom with their lives. (Wilson and Williams 2014)

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