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There’s a website called And yes, as you may have guessed, it’s a website that lists patents (and even patent applications in the US). The site is free to use and allows you to search for keywords on patents. And, best yet, their aren’t many recruiters using this one yet.

Go to Use the search interface to type in keywords. The site’s search functionality also support Boolean searches. Use special filters to the right of the search interface to narrow your search.




Now get even more specific results by doing an “expert” search.


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Check out our results for a search that we conducted for patent information related to HTML5, the programming language predominantly used to develop the user interface for our applicant tracking system.




Now use last week’s recruiting hack to find emails addresses of people that you don’t know. Happy hunting.



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