Guide: How to cite a Patent in Database style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in Database style

Cite A Patent in Database style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the Database 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.


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

Reference list

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


1.Author Surname, Author Initial. Title. Patent Number, Year Published.


1.Kotler, P. (1974) Journal of Marketing, 38, 20, Marketing during Periods of Shortage.

In-text citation

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




" much of the answers must come through marketing intelligent adjustments in the company's product mix , customer mix , and marketing mix " (1)

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