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Reference guide for APA 7th edition - Short version

Short version of the reference guide for APA 7th edition, a guide intended for students at the departments of Biology and Environmental Science at Lund University on how to format references according to the APA style.

Patents

Patents

The instructions on this page are valid for references to patents from all different patent issuers. 

Template

Inventor, A. A. (YYYY). Title of patent (Patent #). Patent issuer. 


Examples:

In-text references  

(Nodine, 2019)

(Andersson et al., 2018)                                                    

Nodine (2019) describe...

The method of analysis developed by Andersson et al. (2018)...

Reference list

Andersson, M., Hulander, M., & Sundell, G. (2018). A method for analyzing the 3d structure of biomolecules (Patent SE 540570). Swedish Patent and Registration Office.

Nodine, M. D. (2019). Novel spike-in oligonucleotides for normalization of sequence data (Patent EP 3354746). European Patent Office.