You can obtain information about finding and using patents by consulting one of the college librarians for engineering or science.
If the patent you need is a U. S. patent that is for some reason not included in the USPTO database, or if it is a foreign patent, then we may be able to obtain the patent for you through interlibrary loan at no cost to you.
The European Patent Office provides access to a variety of Patent Information Products and Search Engines.
Please logon to ILLiad and select Request a Patent from the left menu.
Include the following information about the patent you need:
You may also wish to consult a Web-based patent tutorial at the University of California, San Diego.