Guide: How to cite a Patent in lsbu-numeric style

Guide: How to cite a Patent in lsbu-numeric style

Cite A Patent in lsbu-numeric style

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Use the following template to cite a patent using the lsbu-numeric citation style. For help with other source types, like books, PDFs, or websites, check out our other guides. To have your reference list or bibliography automatically made for you, try our free citation generator.


Pink text = information that you will need to find from the source.
Black text = text required by the lsbu-numeric style.

Reference list

Place this part in your bibliography or reference list at the end of your assignment.


1  Author Surname, Author Initial. Title. Year Published.


1  Bank of Canada,. Why has Canada's Inflation Target Been Set at 2 Per Cent?. 2012.  Available from: [Accessed 29 April 2015]

In-text citation

Place this part right after the quote or reference to the source in your assignment.




according to the Bank of Canada’s webpage “difficulties in measuring inflation accurately are one reason not to aim for zero inflation” and the CPI “tends to overstate the increase in the true cost of living by an estimated 0.5 per cent per year”. With this in mind, if the central bank targeted zero inflation, really it would be targeting a small decrease in the true cost of living per annum. [1]

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