Guide: How to cite a Patent in JBC style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in JBC style

Cite A Patent in JBC style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the JBC 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 JBC style.

Reference list

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


1. Author Surname, Author Initial. (Year Published)  Title. 


1., (2015)  Passive Solar Design Principles «  Eco homes builders – Designer Eco Homes. [online] (Accessed May 1, 2015).

In-text citation

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




“For example, if you increase the amount of insulation in a poorly ventilated house, it will only make keeping it cool in summer a bigger problem, unless that problem is sorted out too [by changing the number, style or location of windows].” (1)

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