The United States Patent Office is full of interesting things to look at; just use the Search page, specifically, the Quick Search. Searches will come up with all patents from 1976 to the present day.
Related: Public records are getting easier to find every day. Here's a few of my picks for a free public records search online:
- Top 10 Free Public Records Search Picks: Some of the best free public records search resources out there.
- Pretrieve, a Free Public Records Search Engine: Pretrieve is a free public records search engine that enables the user to find relevant, free public records associated with a person's name, business name, phone number, or address.
- Zabasearch.com,a Free People Search Engine: Simply put, Zabasearch.com is a search engine that scours freely accessible public information and records to find information about people.