Guide: How to cite a Patent in SPIE journals style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in SPIE journals style

Cite A Patent in SPIE journals style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the SPIE journals 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 SPIE journals style.

Reference list

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

Template:

1.A.  Author Surname, 'Title', Patent Number, Location (Year Published).

Example:

1. Search Quotes, 'Everyone says love hurts, but that isn't true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hur', 2015, <http://www.searchquotes.com/quotation/Everyone_says_love_hurts,_but_that_isn't_true._Loneliness_hurts._Rejection_hurts._Losing_someone_hur/18240/> (accessed 25 March 2015).

In-text citation

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

Template

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Example

"Everyone says love hurts, but that isn't true. Loneliness hurts. Rejection hurts. Losing someone hurts…. Everyone gets these things confused with love, but in reality love is the only thing… that covers up all pain and makes someone feel wonderful again. Love is the only thing in this world that does not hurt.” 1

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