Government IP Offices in the U.S.
News and Updates
Monthly news magazine archived from July 1997 to June 2002. Disclaimer: This web site was copied prior to January 20, 2005. It is now a Federal record managed by the National Archives and Records Administration. External links, forms, and search boxes may not function within this collection.
USPTO's News and Notice page
Official News Gazettes (back to 1964)
What are Copyright, Patent, Service Marks and Trademarks? Via United States Patent and Trademark Office's (USPTO) Page, an introduction to basic concepts of Intellectual Property Rights.
USPTO's special page for kids. It answers the most frequently asked kids' questions about patents, trademarks and copyrights. It is also a good source for adult beginners to know the basics of IP.
United States Customs Service and IP
A quick overview of the basics about IP, news releases, and statistics.
This is a sub-page of Office of International Intellectual Property Enforcement created by the Department of State, providing an overview of IP.
Inventors Assistance Center (IAC)
A telephone service within the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office for providing information services to the public concerning any general questions regarding patent examining policies and procedures.
Patent and Trademark Resource Centers
A comprehensive source for official publications on IP issues.
Computer Crime and IP
A subpage from US Department of Justice site, focusing on federal laws and regulations concerning computer crimes.
Culture and IP issues
Created by the University of Alaska National Science Foundation Rural School & Community Trust Culture, focusing on Culture and IP issues.
Patent Source links
This is a subpage of Kueterlaw.com, providing comprehensive links to Patent sources.
University of New Hampshire School of Law IP Mall
"This content includes UNH Law produced papers and scholarship, collections of public domain content not online or spanning time periods before other Web collections, unique dedicated topical portals (e.g. Bayh Dole Central) as well as miscellaneous content from IP Mall users looking for a place to host their works."
Specialized legal research / Leah F. Chanin, general editor ; with contributions from Joseph James Beard ... [et al.].
UIUC Law Reference, Call Number: KF240. S69 1987
If you chose to use UIUC Library Catalog, the following Library of Congress Subject Headings are useful:
Patent, Trademark, Competition Unfair, Copyright, Trade Secrets, Patent Laws and Legislation
(Note: there are many other related subject headings. Please contact a Government Documents librarian for assistance)
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