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Patent Coloring Books Free Patent Coloring Books!

Free Patent Coloring Books by the UAB Libraries

All of the coloring books on this page are free and downloadable as PDF documents.

For questions about these items or patents, please contact STEM Librarian for Engineering at the UAB Libraries, Dr. Ashley S. McNeill. Her contact information is located to the left beneath the page links.





Other Patent Coloring Books

The creation of UAB and Alabama-related patent coloring books was inspired by the work of Paulina Borrego at UMass Amherst. She has published a Collection of Quirky Patent Coloring Books. You are invited to read more about her patent coloring book project at

Paulina Borrego. (2020). "Quirky Patent Coloring Books: An outreach project focused on changing the patent culture one patent coloring book at a time." Journal of the Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association30, Article 3. Available at

The US National Archives has several entries under their Color Our Collections series, including the National Archives Coloring Book of Patents 2016.

Hakim Bishara published a list of a few other libraries, archives, and cultural institutions that took part in a movement started by the New York Academy of Medicine - #ColorOurCollections. You can check out the list from this March 19, 2020, article on the Hyperallergic website.