A patent gives a person a unique and legal right to make, use or sell their invention within a jurisdiction (or jurisdictions) for a fixed period of time. The patent is granted in return for full disclosure of the details of the invention.
Patents are useful sources for:
The Library does not hold any patents.
If you need a patent that is not available online contact the British Library Patents section.
If you need help with finding information, then please contact your subject liaison librarian for advice.