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Patent documents provide in-depth technological data. They fully teach you how to make and use an invention in order to achieve the desired result. They also show the different forms an invention may have, the best mode of carrying out an invention, the problems encountered by prior art inventions - to mention just a few. SMEs could make good use of all this patent information in order to discover similar or equivalent technologies that they may adopt or improve upon.