IIPSJ IP Resources & Links to Web Resources

Below are a set of links to a few official governmental sites and a few other sites we consider useful. This page is not intended to be exhaustive and it is not ever fully up to date due to the nature of the internet. There are dozens if not hundreds of other sites with more exhaustive links to online IP resources.  Inclusion in this list does not constitute an endorsement of the quality of the site or the information on it or of the services rendered there or by the agency or organization behind it.

On the Legal Services page, IIPSJ provides a list of IP legal clinics and other resources for low or no cost legal services. 

On the IIPSJ Scholarship and IIPSJ Library pages are a library of scholarship and other resources on the relationship between IP and social justice. Submission of candidates for inclusion are welcome. Please send a pdf version of the article or resource with bibliographic data and a short description via email attachment to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Assoc. Dir. of IIPSJ.

Basic Information

Copyright Basics -- from the US Copyright Office

Intellectual Property News and Events

Baltimore/Washington Area Events Calendar prepared by Bryant Young, LLC.
IP Newsflash -- 24 hour international intellectual property online news service
Patry's Copyright Blog
Copyright Blog

United States Laws & Regulations

U.S. Constitution, Article I
Copyright Act
Patent Act: U.S. Code - Title 35
Patent Regs: CFR – Title 37 (pdf)
Manual of Patent Examination Procedure (MPEP)

Government Webpages

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office
Copyright Office
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Patent Bar Information
National Human Genome Research Institute
Department of Energy Genome Project
BitLaw Software Patent Law Index

IP Organizations/Services in the United States

ABA Section on IP
American Intellectual Property Law Ass’n (AIPLA)

International & Foreign IP Treaties and Laws

Paris Convention
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
European Patent Convention (EPC)

International IP Organizations

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
World Trade Organization (WTO)
European Patent Office (EPO)

Intellectual Property Law Firm Index

IntellectualPropertyLawfirms.com (this is an online commercial index to IP attorneys)

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