Example APA Style: Patent
The reference of a patent is different from the normal APA Style. The APA reference for a patent consists of four parts: the name of the inventor, the year in which the patent is requested, the unique patent identification number and the name of the patent office.
|APA-format||InventorLastName, FirstInitial. (YearOfPatentIssue). PatentIdentifier No.. State, city: PatentOfficeName|
|In reference list||Fry, A. L. (1993). U.S. Patent No. 5,194,299. Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.|
|In the text||