Guide: How to cite a Patent in WCMC style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in WCMC style

Cite A Patent in WCMC style

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

Reference list

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

Template:

1. Author Surname Author Initial. Title.  Year Published.

Example:

1. McDonald H. What's the Difference Between Licensing and Distribution?. About.com Careers 2015.

In-text citation

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

Template

[1]

Example

For your own territory, a distribution deal is ideal, because it leaves you in the driver's seat. You want to build a name for your label, and to do so, you have to be in control of your own releases and your own artists. [1]

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