Guide: How to cite a Patent in ISO-690 (author-date, French) style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in ISO-690 (author-date, French) style

Cite A Patent in ISO-690 (author-date, French) style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the ISO-690 (author-date, French) 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 ISO-690 (author-date, French) style.

Reference list

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


Author Surname, Author Forename, Year Published. Title. Patent Number. Year Published. Location. 


Flood, Victoria M, Smith, Wayne T, Webb, Karen L and Mitchell, Paul, 2004. Issues in assessing the validity of nutrient data obtained from a food-frequency questionnaire: folate and vitamin B12 examples. Public Health Nutrition. 2004. Vol. 7, n° 06. DOI 10.1079/phn2004604. Cambridge University Press (CUP)

In-text citation

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


(Author Surname Year Published)


Different methods of analysis may lead to different conclusions regarding food frequency questionnaire validity (Flood, et al. 2004). (Flood et al. 2004)

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