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APA 7th Edition - Citation Guide - CBS Library



Name, A. A. (Year). Name of patent (Patent Identifier No. xxx). Patent Organization. http://xxxxx


Whitehorn, S. J., & Zehr, G. E. (2006). Electronic media reader (U.S. Patent No. D591,741 S). U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

As in-text citation:

(Whitehorn & Zehr, 2006)

Source: Publication Manual, 11.8 (example 22)

Using Mendeley? (or another reference management tool)

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- Reference Type is “Patent”.

- The following fields are filled out

  • Title
  • Author(s)
  • Year
  • Issuer
  • Number
  • DOI or URL

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