Intellectual Property Law Resources

As technology expands and access to the world around us becomes easier, the importance of intellectual property law in today’s age cannot be overstated. Whether you are a business owner, inventor, or even a webmaster, intellectual property rights have permeated almost every level of our society. Moreover, as the global economy shifts towards more intellectual property intensive industries, protecting your property and knowing your rights as they pertain to ideas and innovation have become a key component of prosperity. That’s why we have collected a list of intellectual property related resources, organizations, and research articles to give you a head start on your specific intellectual property needs. If you are thinking of registering new property or are considering litigation to protect property you already own, start with these resources or reach out to our team to discuss the specifics of your claim.

Government Resources

United States Patent and Trademark Office

United States Copyright Office   

U.S. Food & Drug Administration


WHOIS Search – Use this tool to look up a domain and find the registered owner

Google Patent Search – Search over seven million U.S. patents or run an advanced search | Intellectual Property Law Articles – A number of useful articles on topics ranging from patent trolls to tips on disclosing an idea for an invention

Duke University School of Law Research Guide – Research guide and general resources relating to intellectual property law topics


American Bar Association | Intellectual Property

World Intellectual Property Organization

Intellectual Property Owners Association

American Intellectual Property Law Association

International Trademark Association


Creative Commons

Stanford Libraries



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