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Portugal: intellectual property documentation

The following is a detailed list of the Portuguese intellectual property documentation held within the British Library IP collection.

Material on this list may only be available in Portuguese. We cannot translate items for you.

Intellectual Property stock locations

IP Open Access: Always available in the Business & IP Centre

IP Reserve South: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in typically 1-3 hours

IP Reserve North: In secure storage, can be delivered to the Centre in 48+ hours. If a nine-digit number is shown under "location", these can be ordered for use in the Centre by registered readers through Explore the British Library. Please type the number into the Explore search box to rapidly retrieve the record.

IP Reserve Material cannot be ordered for same-day delivery after 16:00. Sometimes the service may not be available all day on Saturday due to staffing. Some Reserve Material may not be available at times due to stock movements. Please contact us before your visit to check.


Instituto Nacional da Propriedade Industrial



Patent specifications    

Granted patents (B specs):70653 - 102448 CD/DVDIP Reserve North
National phase granted patents from EPO spplications (E specs):495765 - 1132739 CD/DVDIP Reserve North
National phase granted patents from PCT applications (W specs) 9310741 - 9924365 CD/DVDIP Reserve North

Patent databases

 Patent database 1980 - to date Online 

Abstracts and Indexes   

 Derwent World Patent Abstracts (Section P-X) 1975 - 1998PaperIP Reserve North

 Official Journals   

 Boletim da Propriedad Industrial (includes all types of intellectual property, including patents, utility models, trade marks, and designs.  Patent claims are included from 1896 and abridgements from 1984)2004 - to date Online  
 1885 - 2006PaperIP Reserve South
Patent Lists1853 - 1884PaperIP Reserve South

Miscellaneous patent publications  

 Annual Report1995 - 1997PaperIP Reserve South

Utility models

 Application specifications (U specs):7705 - 9612 CD/DVDIP Reserve North
 Grant specifications (Y specs):9625607 CD/DVDIP Reserve North

Trade marks

Trade mark databaseCurrentOnline

Registered designs

Design database1980 - to dateOnline