Intellectual Property, Patents, Trademarks, Copyrights, Trade Secrets

Canadian Trade-Marks Database
CIPO also offers a “test version” of its trademarks database. The database contains active and inactive marks “applied-for or registered pursuant to the current Trade-marks Act or former trade-mark legislation

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property

Copyright Association of Ireland

The Copyright WebSite
With Famous Copyright Infringements, Basic Information for Copyright
Law and how to Register with the Copyright Office; Fair Use and Public Domain and Late
Breaking News

IBM Patent Server
IBM lets you access over 26 years of U.S. Patent & Trademark
Office (USPTO) patent descriptions as well as the last 23 years of images
First automated copyright permissions and reprints clearinghouse. simplifies the process of legally re-using copyrighted material; search the iCopyright databases; user and publisher accounts are free

Intellectual Property Related Bills 106th Congress
Download in PDF format

Internet Patent News Service
Daily news service dealing with information about the patenting world. Topics include announcement from various Patent Offices around the world, stories about who is suing who, interesting new patents and styles of patent drafting, statistics on issued patents with a focus on software patents

Links to Legal Information
While the World Law List 2.0 won’t win raves for keeping current, this
law-student produced site is a comprehensive resource with more than 70 countries

Memberships and Advocacy
By James Huggins – Ending graphics copyright abuse on the net. Includes links to organizations such as Web Guard, Web Prestige, WARP, Look But Don’t Steal, Grey Day, Faded Tapestries, ACAP: Artists’ Coalition Against Piracy, What is Copyright Protection, Eleventh Commandment, Give Credit Where Credit is Due, Take Responsibility, Stop Internet Plagiarism

The Patent Act
As enacted July 19, 1952, updated through July 1996 along with related case material
Provided by the law firm of Oppedahl & Larson LLP

Patents, CopyRights and Trademarks
Intellectual Property

Patent and Trademark Forms
Download with Adobe’s Acrobat Reader

The Protection of Soft Property
Article by Robert Thibadeau

PTO’s Trademark Status Information Server Search Trademarks on the TARR server

Search Engine Copyright Disputes
Site by James Huggins provides a number of copyright links regarding Search Engine Copyright Disputes

SEC News Digest
SEC News Digests are organized so you can find what you are looking for and is completely searchable

Stanford University’s Copyright and Fair Use Site
With Search Engine

Internet Patent News
Abstracts of Patents from 1984 – 1989

Technology Law
Comprehensive Patent, Copyright & Trademark Law Links

Provides SEC filings and financial analysis from 1994 through 1998. Perform searchs by ticker symbol or by partial company name. Search all the SEC filings by specific keyword or Boolean keywords

Ten Myths about Copyrights

Trademark Applications
Download in adobe PDF format with Adobe Acrobat Reader

Trademark Electronic Application System

Trademark Wars on the Web
Some entertaining too

Vietnamese Copyright Laws: Foreign Copyright Owners Beware! A Comparative analysis of its evolution and shortcomings
Article by Frederic P. Vimeux, Across Borders, October 1999 (full article)

U.S. Web Patent Databases
The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office offers web access to their
bibliographic and full-text patent databases, covering from January 1, 1976
to the most recent weekly issue date

U.S. v. Microsoft Case Materials

World Intellectual Property Organization Standing Committee Web Page
The WIPO provides articles on the status of its attempt to harmonize trademark laws.

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

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