APA 6th Referencing Guide — Patent

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APA Referencing Guide — Patent

Format and order
  • Inventor (family name followed by initials, with full stop and space after each initial)
  • (Year of issue). (in round brackets, followed by full stop)
  • Title. (in italics, followed by full stop)
  • Patent identifier. (in italics, followed by full stop)
  • Place: (followed by colon)
  • Issuing office. (followed by full stop)
  • Retrieved from URL
In-text citation

The new cleaning device for hearing aids invented by Jose (2017)…

Reference list

Jose, G. (2017). Device for cleaning a hearing aid. WO 2017/137695 A1. Brussels: European Patent Office. Retrieved from https://worldwide.espacenet.com

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