To start a quick lookup, enter a single patent or publication number and select the Search button. To start a basic search, select a search field, enter your search term, and select the Search button.
For example, to search for the keywords 'horse blanket', select Everything from both of the Basic Search dropdowns. Type 'horse' in the top text box, select 'AND' from the Operator dropdown, type 'blanket' in the bottom text box, and select the Search button.
Formatting rules for searching are as follows:
Results for query