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Entrepreneurship for Biomedical Engineering

December 9, 2007


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Electronic Books Click on the links below to access electronic books (Access only to Drexel faculty and students)
NOTE: Search for any relevant topics related to Project Management for the course.

Using Summon:
Try Summon to find books, articles and more. See also What is Summon? How can I use it?.

  • Click on Articles & More Tab in the Library Home page
  • For example, type 'Project Management' and click on Search Library link.
  • Refine your search results by selecting an option from the left column. For example, select 'ebook' option. You will see a listing with links to  electronic books.
  • Try Summon for quick search. For more in depth search, explore the resources below.

 Key Engineering Electronic Databases

Key Business and Entrepreneurship Databases
Use the following databases to find articles related to project management:


United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
The USPTO offers web access to bibliographic and full-text patent databases. These databases provide full-text of patents from 1976 to the present and full page images from 1790 to the present.

See What is a Patent?
See Anatomy of a U.S. patent

See Patent Searching Tips.
See 'What is Intellectual Property?' in Frequently Asked Questions for Inventors
See 'Manual of Patent Classification'

PATENTSCOPE:  Using PATENTSCOPE you can search 36 million patent documents including 2.2 million published international patent applications (PCT).

Fresh Patents
Provides access to the latest published US patent applications each week BEFORE the USPTO decision to
Given a patent number, will return a free, pdf formated version of the patent.

The Google Patent Search covers the entire collection of patents made available by the USPTO--from patents issued in the 1790s to present.

Medical Device Manufacturers Association - Patent Issues

The Intellectual Property Digital Library- WIPO GOLD-IP Reference Resource

WIPO GOLD is a free public resource which provides a one-stop gateway to WIPO's global collections of searchable IP data. It aims to facilitate universal access to IP information.

See Technology Commercialization at Drexel and See Patent Policy (Re: Intellectual Property).

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