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Looking for some barcodes to try?

The barcode scanner is my favorite way to get an e-copy of a patent when I have a paper copy or a stack of cover pages. If you want to learn more about which jurisdictions have supported barcodes and test some out, please visit the Barcodes page on the new website! If you're reading this post on your iOS device, you will need to print this link or open it on an external display. If you have trouble scanning from an external display, try increasing the brightness or zoom level. And if you find a new country using barcodes—or a barcode from…

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The Faster, Smaller, and Cheaper Update (60% off)

Accio Patent 1.1.0 is now available in the App Store. I made some big changes to how Accio Patent Premium fetches US patents and application publications: To celebrate this update, I lowered the subscription price for monthly and yearly subscriptions by 60% for a limited time. You can still try it free for the first week, and you will be locked into the lower rate after the sale ends.

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Updated Privacy Policy

I revised the privacy policy for the app to make it even clearer where your data is stored and sent. As always, your searches are private, and the app does not send any personal information back to me. Thank you for trying—and trusting—Accio Patent.

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Happy Pi Day!

Celebrate Pi Day with Accio Patent by searching for some π-atents! And if you prefer some pie on Pi Day, try US D639107. To search for a US Design patent, tap the "US RE/D" button twice, and you'll see "US D" in the search bar—or just scan this barcode! Thanks, Matthew Yospin, for your Pi-patent research!

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