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"The subject of Patents is rather incomprehensible to those not concerned in them, and often disappointing to those who are" -- Charles Dickens

  • The Non-Disclosure Agreement Revealed
  • BountyQuest Launches Patent Reform!
  • Intellectual Property Owners.Org
  • LEXIS Legal Education (IP) Web Sites
  • Faxon Institute Selected Industry Resources
  • MediaLawyer.com
  • Copyright -
    (Good Overview)
  • Trademarks -
  • Patents -
  • Trade Secrets -
  • High Tech Journals on the Web -
  • IP Statutes and Cases Links -

  • An Overview of the New Patent Practice and Procedure Rules, as Corrected and Amended.
  • The Link Controversy Page
  • (BNA) Electronic Policy & Law Report
  • Cyberlaw Encyclopedia
  • Intellectual Property Reference Library
  • A Warning About Scams Targeting Inventors
  • Why care about intellectual property rights?
  • I.B.M. - Global Innovation Outlook 2.0
  • InProp Links to IP Sites
  • Intellectual Property and Technology Forum at Boston College Law School
  • International Classes
    Entertainment Law
    Musicians' music Resources MUSIC LAW
    US P atent & TM Ofc

    Patent Information from 1971 to the present
    Patent Jurys
    Free Trademark Searches

    Patent Searching of Software & Computer Related Inventions

    ASCAP Database
    The Publishing Law Center
    Intellectual Property Law Issues for Nonprofits
    Protect Your IP Assets
    Domain-Name Disputes
    Fair Use of Copyrighted Works A Crucial Element in Educating America
    The Copyright Website!
  • Intellectual Property Web Sites
    Intellectual LawLinks
    BitLaw Franklin Pierce IP Info Page
    Computer LawLinks
    Computer and Information Technology Law Reference Source
    Access - Intellectual Property Law
    Journal of Information, Law and Technology

    Copyright Law Archive
    Copyright Compendium II

  • 10 Big Myths about copyright explained
  • Computers & Copyrights - ABSTRACT Harris Tulcin & Assoc.
  • "Copyright Issues in Cyberspace
  • Copyright Law around the World (Microsoft site)
  • U.S. Copyright Office
  • Federal Copyright or Trademark Statute
  • Federal Copyright Regulation
  • AALL Model Law Firm Copyright Policy 10/10/96
  • Institute for Learning Technologies Copyright Guide
    Copyright Act (Canada) hypertext version
    TRADEMARK ACT, as amended: 15 USCS 1051 - 1127 with Trademark Application Forms
  • Apply for a Trademark Online (TEAS)
  • United States Government Sites

    U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
    The USPTO web homepage provides the text of notices, proposed and final rules, hearing transcripts, downloadable copies of USPTO publications, and pointers to other sites. In addition the USPTO provides an FTP site for many of the same documents.

    The PTO also maintains a free searchable database of U.S. patents. The database allows you to view front page information on U.S. patents issued since 1976, browse U.S. patent classes and search the U.S. Manual of Classification.

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce.

    U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (CAFC)
    The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit provides the text of its current opinions, court rules, calendars, deposition sheets, and press releases on its web site. Opinions are downloadable in self-extracting, compressed WordPerfect® files from the CAFC's FTP directory.

    CAFC decisions are also available from the Emory University School of Law Library's Court Publishing Project, in cooperation with the Court. Opinions on the Emory site are posted in both HTML and RTF formats and are searchable by party name and decision date, and by keywords using WAIS. The Edward Bennett Williams Library of the Georgetown University Law Center too provides access to recent decisions of the Federal Circuit. The opinions are available for downloading in WordPerfect®, Microsoft Word®, and ASCII formats.

    U.S. Copyright Office
    Part of the Library of Congress, the Copyright Office is charged with the registration of copyrights in the United States. Its web site includes search access to the Office's registration records.

    U.S. International Trade Commission
    The International Trade Commission (ITC) is an independent, quasi-judicial agency which studies the impact of imports on U.S. industries and directs actions against unfair trade practices, including infringement of intellectual property rights.

    U.S. Customs Service
    The Customs Service enforces customs laws, collects import duties, and interdicts contraband. It also prosecutes fraudulent trade practices circumventing intellectual property rights.

    U.S. Government Printing Office
    The U.S. Government Printing Office's GPO Access site offers searchable versions of the Federal Register, Congressional Record and many other government publications. Here you can follow developments in the USPTO's regulations and follow Congressional debates on proposed changes in U.S. intellectual property laws.

    U.S. Congress
    The United States Senate and House of Representatives both provide sites which include information on members and on bills under consideration. Full text of proposed and enacted legislation and status information on pending legislation is available through the Library of Congress's Thomas service. You may also visit the House of Representative's Internet Law Library for information on U.S. federal and state law as well as foreign law.


    World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
    The World Intellectual Property Organization or "WIPO" is an international organization of over 161 member countries which promotes intellectual property protection and administers various IP-related multilateral treaties. Headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland, it is one of the United Nations' specialized agencies. World Intellectual Property Organization Arbitration and Mediation Center

    Association Internationale pour la Protection de la Propriété Industrielle (AIPPI)
    The International Association for the Protection of Industrial Property (AIPPI) is an international, non-governmental, non-profit organization dedicated to improve and promote the protection of intellectual property. The AIPPI was founded in 1897 and has 7,650 members in 104 countries.

    Fédération Internationale des Conseils en Propriété Industrielle (FICPI)
    The International Federation of Industrial Property Attorneys (FICPI) was founded in 1906 as an association of industrial property lawyers in prive practice worldwide.

    International Trademark Association (INTA®)
    The International Trademark Association or "INTA" is made up of trademark owners, practitioners, and others from around the world. It provides information about trademarks to its members and the general public.

    American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
    The AIPLA is a 6,000 member bar association of attorneys practicing in the field of intellectual property.

    American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law
    Founded in 1894, this Section of the ABA has over 12,000 members and is the largest intellectual property organization in the United States. The site provides updates on section activities, IP legislation, and information on section publications.

    The copyright treaties administered by the World Intellectual Property Organization, a UN specialized agency, including the Berne Convention, are
  • The Universal Copyright Convention
  • The World Trade Organization Intellectual Property Agreement (TRIPs)
  • The British Performing Rights Society
  • The Swiss (not-EU) Society
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Netherlands
  • Spain
  • The Italian SIAE Societa Italiana Degli Autori Ed Editori is not online I think.

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