Guide: How to cite a Patent in OCMS style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in OCMS style

Cite A Patent in OCMS style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the OCMS 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 OCMS 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:

Anon 2015 THE CONVENTION ON THE RIGHTS OF THE CHILD 1st edn Available at: http://www.unicef.org/crc/files/Survival_Development.pdf

In-text citation

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

Template

(Author Surname Year Published)

Example

‘Children have a right to an education. Discipline in schools should respect children’s human dignity. Primary education should be free. Wealthy countries should help poorer countries achieve this.’ (Anon 2015)

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