Patents may be awarded to a company or an individual therefore you may occasionally see an inventor in addition to the company who have applied for or owns the patent.

APPLICANT/CREATOR SURNAME, First Name or Initials., Year of Publication. Title of patent. Inventor: SURNAME, First Name or Initials. Date awarded. Application Date. Patent Number.

Example: JAPAN SYSTEM PLANNING CO. LTD., 2015. Installation structure for hydroelectric power generator apparatus. Inventor: KUMANO, K. 22 July 2015. Appl: 9 February 2011. GB 2472499.

Example of in text citation:

Japan System Planning Co. Ltd. (2012) has patented an installation structure that …