Guide: How to cite a Patent in RACF style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in RACF style

Cite A Patent in RACF style

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

Reference list

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


Author Surname Year PublishedAuthor Surname Author Initial. - Title, Patent Number. Year Published.

Example: - What is family violence? - Department of Human Services, Victoria, Australia, 2015, mis en ligne le 2015, consulté le 1 mai 2015. URL :,-families-and-young-people/family-violence/what-is-family-violence

In-text citation

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


 (Author Surname Year Published)


any violent, threatening, coercive or controlling behavior that occurs in current or past family, domestic or intimate relationships”.  ( 2015)

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