International Intellectual Property Law

Prepared by Wei Luo, Director of Technical Services and Lecturer in Law, Washington University School of Law Library, e-mail: luo@law.wustl.edu,; office phone: 935-8045
January 2000

A Research Guide to International Intellectual Property Law
(For Professor McManis's International Intellectual Law Seminar)
 

I. Introduction

II. Primary Materials
1. International Agreements
2. Foreign Nations' Laws
3. U.S. Federal Law and Cases

III. Secondary Materials
1. Periodical Indexes
2. Current Awareness: Newsletters
3. Textbooks and Major Monographs
4. Looseleaf Services and Other Continuations
5. Journals
6. PLI Publications and Course Handbook Series
7. E-mail Discussion Groups
8. Resources on the Internet

IV. Westlaw and Lexis
1. Westlaw
2. Lexis

I. Introduction

This research guide is intended to help would-be researchers find literature on international intellectual property law. The following bibliography covers the major international intellectual property law collections and the secondary sources owned or subscribed to by the Washington University School of Law Library. Some international intellectual property law resources on the Internet are also listed.

II. Primary Materials

1. International Agreements

The major International agreements on intellectual property are: - the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

- the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic Works
- the Universal Copyright Convention
- the Patent Cooperation Treaty
- the European Patent Convention
- Agreement on Trade- related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights -- one of the Annexes of the World Trade Organization (1994 GATT) (This agreement can be found in the book of FromGATT to TRIPs : the agreement on trade-related aspects of intellectual property rights, K1401.A7 .F76 1996)
- Common regulations under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol relating to that Agreement : adopted by the Assembly of the Madrid Union with effect from April 1, 1996 (These regulations can be found in this book under the call number-- K1557.A4 1891 A44 1996)

To find the full text of international intellectual property agreements, you may use:

Intellectual property laws and treaties / monthly publication of the World Intellectual Property Organization Geneva : The Organization, 1998- , Monthly
PER

World intellectual property rights and remedies / Dennis Campbell, editor. Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana, 1999-
2 v. (loose-leaf) ;
Prev. ed.: Digest of commercial laws of the world. Digest of intellectual property laws.
This new publication includes primary source material on treaties and conventions, standard forms, and coverage of new jurisdictions.
K1004.2 .D53 1999

International Legal Materials
Washington, D.C. : American Society of International Law,1962-
PER
This periodical is also available on WESTLAW and LEXIS.

Intellectual property treaties from the Basic Documents of International Economic Law on Lexis (the file name is TREATY)

2. Foreign Nations' Laws

The Law Library subscribes to most common law countries' primary legal materials, EU legislatures, and some other foreign countries' statutes, such as Russia, China, Japan, and Korea. You may also try the following publications to find individual country's legislatures regarding its foreign intellectual property laws:

World intellectual property rights and remedies / Dennis Campbell, editor.
Dobbs Ferry, N.Y. : Oceana, 1999-
2 v. (loose-leaf) ;
Prev. ed.: Digest of commercial laws of the world. Digest of intellectual property laws.
This publication includes 28 foreign nations' laws and regulations regarding their copyright, patent, and trademark laws.

K1004.2 .D53 1999

3. U.S. Federal Law and Cases

Most of the U.S. federal laws regarding intellectual property are codified in Titles 15, 17, and 35 of the United States Code (USC) while most of the U.S. federal regulations are codified in Titles 19 and 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). You may also try the following Westlaw or Lexis database to locate U.S. federal laws and cases regarding intellectual property:

Westlaw

Federal Cases

Cases - All Courts (FIP-CS)
- Supreme Court (FIP-SCT)
- Courts of Appeals FIP-CTA
- District Courts FIP-DCT
- Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit FIP-CTA
- Court of Customs & Patent Appeals FIP-CTA
- Court of Federal Claims FIP-FEDCL
- Court of Claims FIP-FEDCL
- Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit CTAF

Lexis

Cases and Administrative Decisions

Combined COMMR and PATAPP files (PTO)
Combined FEDCTS, COMMR, PATAPP and ITC files (CASES)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (patent cases) from 1982 (CAFC)
Court of Customs and Patent Appeals from 1952 to 1982 (CCPA)
Intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition and trade secret) federal cases, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, PTO Board of Appeals, International Trade Commission Series 337 and 732 and Code of Federal Regulations Title 19 and Title 37 (IPOMNI)
Patent cases from FEDCTS, COMMR, PATAPP, ITC and patent related documents from the Federal Register and Titles 19 and 37 of the CFR (PTOMNI)
Patent related case law: (FEDCTS)
Bankruptcy Courts from 1979 (FEDCTS)
Claims Court from 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Claims from 1860 to 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Customs and Patent Appeals from 1952 to 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Appeals from 1789 (FEDCTS)
Customs Court from 1960 to 1980 (FEDCTS)
District Courts from 1789 (FEDCTS)
United States Supreme Court from 1790 (FEDCTS)
United States Patents Quarterly from 1946 (USPQ)

Federal Statutes

Federal Statutes - U.S. Code FIP-USCA

Federal Administrative Materials

Code of Federal Regulations (FIP-CFR)
Federal Register (FIP-F)
International Trade Commission (FINT-ITC)
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (FIP-MPEP)
Manual of Trademark Examining Procedure (FIP-TMEP)
Patent & Trademark Office Decisions FIP-PTO

III. Secondary Materials

Washington University School of Law Library has a strong collection in intellectual property law. To find what the library has, please search the library's online catalog via the Internet at http://catalog.wustl.edu/search~b1o1c1i1 a1/ or via the online cataloging terminals throughout the library. The subject term for international intellectual property law is "Intellectual property (International law)." For more specific terms, you also could try "patents", "copyrights", and "trademarks". If you are looking for law review articles, please try the following indexes first.

1. Periodical Indexes

(1) Current Law Index, Foster City, Calif. : Information Access Company, Jan. 1980- , monthly updating. (The printed version is located in the Reading Room, K33 .C87.)

Current Law Index is an extensive index to legal articles. The electronic version of Current Law Index (the coverage is from 1980 on) is available on WESTLAW (LRI) and LEXIS (LAWREV/LGLIND), and is called "Legal Resource Index". The library also subscribes to the web version of this index on the Internet. To access this database, go to a computer connected to the law school's LAN and point your browser to the Library's Homepage, click on the "Research Database" at /library/pages.aspx?id=1270 and then on "LegalTrac SearchBank."

(2) Index to Legal Periodicals, [New York, etc.] : H.W. Wilson Co., Jan. 1908-, monthly updating, except September. (The printed version is located in Reading Room, K9 .N32)

H.W. Wilson's Index to Legal Periodicals provides an index to articles from more than 500 legal journals, yearbooks, institutes, bar association organizations, university publications, law reviews, and government publications. The electronic version of Index to Legal Periodicals (the coverage is from 1981 on) is available on WESTLAW (ILP) and LEXIS (LAWREV/ILP). The library also subscribes to the web version of this index on the Internet. To access this database, go to a computer connected to the law school's LAN and point your browser to the Library's Homepage, click on the "Research Database" at /library/pages.aspx?id=1270 and then on "Index to Legal Periodicals."

(3) Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals, Berkeley, CA : University of California Press for the American Association of Law Libraries, 1960- , quarterly updating. (The printed version is located in Reading Room, K33 .I38)

The library also subscribes to the web version of this index on the Internet. To access this database, go to a computer connected to the law school's LAN and point your browser to the Library's Homepage, click on the "Research Database" at /library/pages.aspx?id=1270 and then on "Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals."

2. Current Awareness: Newsletters

World intellectual property report
London : BNA International Inc., 1987- , Monthly
K1401.A13 W67

BNA's patent, trademark & copyright journal
Washington, D.C., Bureau of National Affairs
KF2972 .P37

Intellectual property laws and treaties / monthly publication of the World Intellectual Property Organization Geneva : The Organization, 1998-,  Monthly
PER

Industrial property and copyright : monthly review of the World / Intellectual Property Organization
Geneva : The Organization, 1995-
PER

3. Textbooks and Major Monographs

The international intellectual property system : commentary and materials / by Frederick Abbott, Thomas Cottier & Francis Gurry.
The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, c1999-
K1401 .A913 1999

Enforcement of intellectual property in European and international law : the new private international law of intellectual property in the United Kingdom and the European Community / by Christopher Wadlow
London : Sweet & Maxwell, 1998
K1401 .W33 1998

Intellectual property and international trade : the TRIPs agreement / editors, Carlos M. Correa, Abdulqawi A. Yusuf. London ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, c1998.
K1401.A4 1994 C67 1998 on reserve

International intellectual property law / edited by Anthony D'Amato and Doris Estelle Long.
London ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, 1997.
K1401 .I584 1997

Intellectual property in global markets : a guide for foreign lawyers and managers / Alan S. Gutterman and Bentley J. Anderson.
London ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, 1997.
K1401 .G88 1997

International intellectual property law. Global jurisdictions /general editor, Dennis Campbell ; editor, Susan Cotter Chichester ; New York : J. Wiley, 1996
K1401 .I5854 1996

Intellectual property & international trade : a guide to the Uruguay Round TRIPS Agreement Paris, France ; [New York] : International Chamber of Commerce, 1996
K4603 1987.A46 I56 1996

Trade related aspects of intellectual property rights : a concise guide to the TRIPS agreement / by Michael Blakeney
London : Sweet & Maxwell, 1996
K7550 .B53 1996

4. Looseleaf Services and Other Continuations

Intellectual property / editor, Hendrik Vanhees.
The Hague ; Boston : Kluwer Law International, c1997-
2 v. (loose-leaf)
K1401 .I53 1997

International copyright law and practice / editors, Melville B. Nimmer and Paul Edward Geller New York, NY : Matthew Bender, c1988-
K1420.5 .I54

Copyright laws and treaties of the world
Paris : United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization and the Bureau of National Affairs, 1956- v. (loose-leaf)
K1419.2 1956

Nimmer on copyright : a treatise on the law of literary, musical and artistic property, and the protection of ideas / by Melville B. Nimmer (v.3, chpt. 17 discusses foreign and international copyrights)
New York : M. Bender, 1978-
v. (loose-leaf)
KF2991.5 .N5

Protection of corporate names : a country by country survey / The United States Trademark Association
New York, N.Y. : C. Boardman, 1982-
1 v. (loose-leaf) ;
K1555.4 .P76

The Law and business of licensing : licensing in the 1990s / edited by Paul B. Bell and Jay Simon
New York, N.Y. : C. Boardman Co., c1990-
v. (loose-leaf)
K1528.A56 L38 1990

5. Journals

The current issues of the following journals are located on the Law Library Reserve and their bound volumes are located on the Fifth Floor of the Law Library.

AIPLA quarterly journal / American Intellectual Property Law Association
New York, N.Y. : The Association, 1984-

Canadian intellectual property review / Patent and Trademark Institute of Canada
Canada : The Institute, 1984-

Intellectual property studies (in Chinese and English)
Pei-ching : Chung-kuo fang cheng chu pan she, 1996- , Semiannual

Entertainment, media and intellectual property law forum
New York, NY : Fordham Entertainment, Media & Intellectual Property Law Forum, c1990- Continued by Fordham intellectual property, media & entertainment law journal

European intellectual property review
Oxford, [United Kingdom] : World Intellectual Property Organization, 1978-

International review of industrial property and copyright law
Weinheim/Bergstr. : VCH Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 1970-

Industrial property and copyright : monthly review of the World Intellectual Property Organization Geneva : The Organization, 1995-

Industrial property laws and treaties
[Geneva : World Intellectual Property Organization, 1990-1998, continued by Intellectual property laws and treaties.

Intellectual property journal
Agincourt, Ont. : Carswell Co., 1984-

Intellectual property law review
New York : Clark Boardman Co, 1978- ,
KF3114.A1 P3

IP Asia : intellectual property, marketing and communications law
Hong Kong : Shomei Ltd, 1988-

IPL newsletter
[Chicago, IL : American Bar Association Section of Intellectual Property Law], c1993-

Journal of intellectual property law / University of Georgia School of Law
Athens, Ga. : Students of the University of Georgia School of Law, c1993-

Loyola intellectual property & high technology law quarterly
New Orleans, La. : Loyola University School of Law, c1997-

Texas intellectual property law journal / Intellectual Property Law Section of the State Bar of Texas ; University of Texas School of Law , 1993-

6. PLI Publications and Course Handbook Series

The following are selected titles of the Practising Law Institute on intellectual property law:

CONDUCTING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AUDITS, 1996 / CO-CHAIRS, BRUCE P. KELLER, STACY A. SNOWMAN.
New York : Practising Law Institute, 1996.
KF2980 .C65 1996.

DRAFTING LICENSING AGREEMENTS.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1994-
KF3145 .D72.

ECOMMERCE : STRATEGIES FOR SUCCESS IN THE DIGITAL ECONOMY / CO-CHAIRS, CRAIG W. HARDING, CHRISTINE A. VARNEY.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1999.
HF5548.32 .E36 1999.

GLOBAL INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY SERIES 1992 : PRACTICAL STRATEGIES -TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT / CHAIRPERSONS, SIEGRUN D. KANE ... [ET AL.].
New York, N.Y. (810 Seventh Ave., New York 10019) : Practising Law Institute, 1992.
K1401.Z9 G56 1992.

GLOBAL TRADEMARK AND COPYRIGHT.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1994-
K1401.Z9 G58.

HANDLING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES IN BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS, 1999 : STRATEGIES FOR THE BUSINESS LAWYER / CHAIR, CAREY R. RAMOS.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1999.
KF3116.Z9 .H35 1999.

HANDLING INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ISSUES IN BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS : STRATEGIES FOR THE BUSINESS LAWYER / CHAIR, CAREY R. RAMOS.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1998.
KF3116.Z9 H35 1998.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY/ANTITRUST.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1992-
KF3116 .I57.

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW INSTITUTE.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, 1995.
KF2980 .I57.

PLI'S ... ANNUAL INSTITUTE FOR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1996-
KF2980 .I57.

PRACTISING LAW INSTITUTE COURSE HANDBOOK CD-ROM LIBRARIES [COMPUTER FILE.].
[New York, N.Y.] : Practising Law Institute, c1996-
KF275 .P73.

PROTECTING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ASSETS.
New York : Practising Law Institute, c1998-
KF2980 .P77.

PROTECTING YOUR INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY : HOW TO VALUE, MAXIMIZE, AND ENHANCE YOUR ASSETS / CHAIRS, STACY SNOWMAN, DAVID H. BERNSTEIN.
New York, N.Y. : Practising Law Institute, c1997.
KF2980 .P78 1997.

UNDERSTANDING THE INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LICENSE.
New York : Practising Law Institute, 1997-
KF2980 .U53.

7. E-mail Discussion Groups

The following list is exacted from the Law Lists, a complete list of law mailing lists compiled by Lyonette Louis-Jacques of the University of Chicago Law School.

  • CCCC-IP@rhet.agri.umn.edu (Intellectual Property Caucus Discussion List; The Conference on College Composition and Communication's Caucus on Intellectual Property and Composition Studies' list on intellectual property law, copyright and related legal and political issues affecting the work of scholars of rhetoric and communication; issues related to teaching, writing, research, and publishing, including fair use and distribution of text; was on listserv@vm1.spcs.umn.edu, then listserv@tc.umn.edu)
    Send the following message to listserv@rhet.agri.umn.edu
    subscribe cccc-ip Firstname Lastname
     
  • CNI-COPYRIGHT@cni.org (Coalition for Networked Information's Copyright & Intellectual Property Forum)
    Send the following message to listproc@cni.org or listserv@cni.org
    subscribe cni-copyright Firstname Lastname
    Archive at LegalMinds
  • CYBERIA-L@listserv.aol.com (The Law and Policy of Computer Communications; formerly CYBERLAW, then briefly CYBERLAW-L; then CYBERIA-L (The Law and Policy of Computer Networks) on listserv@listserv.cc.wm.edu until May 1996
    Send the following message to listserv@listserv.aol.com
    subscribe cyberia-l Firstname Lastnam
    archive at LegalMinds
  • INFO-LAW@BRL.MIL (Computers in Law)
    Send the following message to info-law-request@brl.mil or info-law-request@brl.mil.arpa
    subscribe info-law Firstname Lastname
  • INTELPROP@abanet.org (list provided for members of the Committee of Intellectual Property Law of the American Bar Association Tort and Insurance Practice Section)

Send the following message to listserver@abanet.org
subscribe intelprop

  • IPLAWLIB-L@law.wuacc.edu (Intellectual Property Law Librarians list)

Send the following message to listserv@law.wuacc.edu
subscribe iplawlib-l Firstname Lastname

  • IPProfs (unmoderated list for intellectual property professors in the United States and abroad - and for those interested in intellectual property education, including those teaching survey courses or administrators broadly concerned about educating IP lawyers; discussions can cover curricular design, how to teach particular subjects in the classroom, events of educational significance, etc.)
  • To subscribe, send an e-mail message indicating the reasons you are interested in subscribing to the ipProfs
    list to Tom Field, Franklin Pierce Law Center, at TField@fplc.edu
     
  • IPR-SCIENCE@mailbase.ac.uk (Intellectual Property in Science, including sociological/ethical/legal analyses)

Send the following message to mailbase@mailbase.ac.uk
join IPR-Science Firstname Lastname

  • LAW-IPR@mailbase.ac.uk (list for discussion of UK and European issues in Intellectual Property law, with special reference to the impact of information technology and the Internet)

Send the following message to mailbase@mailbase.ac.uk
subscribe law-ipr Firstname Lastname

  • LEGAL BYTES (quarterly newsletter from the Texas law firm of George, Donaldson & Ford; intellectual property, copyright, computer communications and related topics; was on legal-bytes-request@io.com)

Send the following message to legal-bytes-Request@io.com
subscribe legal-bytes

  • WebRights-L@list.pitt.edu (list for discussion of the implications of joint print and World Wide Web (WWW) publications; the impact of web publication on the publishing industry - issues of copyright, intellectual property, AUPs, ethics, etc.)

Send the following message to majordomo@list.pitt.edu
subscribe webrights-l your-e-mail address

8. Resources on the Internet

IV. Westlaw and Lexis

1. Westlaw

Federal Cases
Cases - All Courts (FIP-CS)
- Supreme Court (FIP-SCT)
- Courts of Appeals FIP-CTA
- District Courts FIP-DCT
- Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit FIP-CTA
- Court of Customs & Patent Appeals FIP-CTA
- Court of Federal Claims FIP-FEDCL
- Court of Claims FIP-FEDCL
- Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit CTAF

Federal Statutes
Federal Statutes - U.S. Code FIP-USCA

Federal Administrative Materials
Code of Federal Regulations (FIP-CFR)
Federal Register (FIP-F)
International Trade Commission (FINT-ITC)
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (FIP-MPEP)
Manual of Trademark Examining Procedure (FIP-TMEP)
Patent & Trademark Office Decisions FIP-PTO

Multi-National Materials
Inpadoc/Family and Legal Status (DIALOG) INPADOC
Trademarkscan - International Register (WIPO) (DIALOG) (IP-WIP)

Patents & Copyrights
U.S. Patents Quarterly USPQ
U.S. Patents Fulltext (DIALOG) PATENTS-US
U.S. Patents Fulltext 1971 to 1979 (DIALOG) PATENTS-70
U.S. Patents Fulltext 1980 to 1989 (DIALOG) PATENTS-80
U.S. Patents Fulltext 1990 to Present (DIALOG) PATENTS-90
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure FIP-MPEP
Claims/U.S. Patent Abstracts 1950 to Present (DIALOG) USPA
Claims/Reassignment & Reexamination (DIALOG) R%26R
Claims/Reference (DIALOG) CLAIMSREF
LitAlert (DIALOG) LTA

Patents by Country & International
Biotech Patent News BIOTECHPAT
Derwent Biotechnology Abstracts (DIALOG) BIOTECH-ABS
Derwent Patents Citation Index (DIALOG) PATCITE
Merck Index Online (DIALOG) MRCKINDX
PLASPEC Materials Selection Database (DIALOG) PLASPEC
U.S. Copyrights (DIALOG) COPYRIGHT

Trademarks & Trade Names
Brands & Their Companies (DIALOG) BRANDS
LitAlert (DIALOG) LTA
Manual of Trademark Examining Procedure FIP-TMEP
Thomas Register Online (DIALOG) TRO
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - U.S. - Federal (DIALOG) FIP-TM
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - U.S. - State (DIALOG) MIP-TM
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - North America (DIALOG) IP-NA
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - International Register (WIPO) (DIALOG) IP-WIPO
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Austria (DIALOG) IP-AUSTRIA
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - France (DIALOG) IP-FR
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Italy (DIALOG) IP-ITALY
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Liechtenstein (DIALOG) IP-LIECH
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Monaco (DIALOG)IP-MONACO
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Benelux (DIALOG) IP-BENELUX
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Canada (DIALOG) IP-C
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Denmark (DIALOG) IP-DEN
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Germany (DIALOG)IP-GER
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Spain (DIALOG)IP-SPAIN
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - Switzerland (DIALOG)IP-SWITZ
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - U.K. (DIALOG) IP-UK
TRADEMARKSCAN (R) - European Community (DIALOG)IP-EC

Daily Reports & Current Developments
BNA Patent, Trademark & Copyright Law Daily BNA-PTD
BNA's Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal BNA-PTCJ
LitAlert (DIALOG) LTA
WESTLAW Topical Highlights - Intellectual Property WTH-IP

Other Legal Materials
European Patent Office Reports EPO-RPTS
European Trade Mark Reports ETR-RPTS
Fleet Street Reports (Europe - Cases) FLEET-RPTS
Information Law Alert: An IOMA Report INFLA
Intellectual Property Law All Reports (Europe - Cases)IP-RPTS
Licensing Letter LICENSING
LitAlert (DIALOG) LTA
Manual of Trademark Examining Procedure FIP-TMEP
Restatement of the Law - Unfair Competition REST-UNCOM
United Kingdom Current Awareness Intellectual Property UKCA-IP
West Legal Directory - Intellectual Property WLD-IP

News & Information
Biotech Patent News BIOTECHPAT
Brand Strategy BRNDST
Intellectual Property Topical News IPNEWS
Music & Copyright MUS%26CY
United Kingdom Current Awareness Intellectual Property UKCA-IP
Intellectual Property Law Newsletter by ABA IPLN

Legal Texts
PLI Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks & Literary Property Course Handbook Series PLI-PAT
Computer Lawyer by Aspen CLW
Computer Law Strategist CLST
Mealey Publications Multibase MEALEYS
- Mealey's Litigation Reports: Biotechnology MLRBT
- Mealey's Litigation Reports: Intellectual Property MLRIP
- Mealey's Litigation Reports: Patents MLRPAT
Eckstrom's Licensing in Foreign and Domestic Operations ECKLICN
Licensing of Intellectual Property LICENSIP
McCarthy on Trademarks and Unfair Competition MCCARTHY
Modern Intellectual Property (Second Edition) MODIP
Modern Patent Law Precedent MPATLAWP
Multimedia Law: Forms & Analysis MULTIMEDLAW
Patent Law Fundamentals PATLAWF
PLI Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks & Literary Property Handbook Series PLI-PAT
Trademark Registration Practice TMREGPRAC
Trademarks Throughout the World TMWORLD

2. Lexis

Patent Law Library (PATENT)
The Patent Law library contains United States Patent library, the full text of U.S. patents from 1976 as well as Assignments, Certificates of Correction, Term Extensions, Adverse Decisions, Reexamination Certificates, Reissues, Disclaimers, Dedications and Litigation Notices, Classification, Manual of Classification, the Index to the Manual of Classification and the full text chronological files from 1975. In addition, patent related federal case law, code, legislation and PTO administrative decisions are available in the Patent Library. Also included are international and foreign patent information. The following are selected files related to intellectual property law on Lexis. For more details, please consult Lexis-Nexis Directory of Online Services or check out http://www.lexis-nexis.com/sourcelocator.

Alternative Dispute Resolution
Patent Arbitration Rules (PARBR)

Cases and Administrative Decisions
Combined COMMR and PATAPP files (PTO)
Combined FEDCTS, COMMR, PATAPP and ITC files (CASES)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit (patent cases) from 1982 (CAFC)
Court of Customs and Patent Appeals from 1952 to 1982 (CCPA)
Intellectual property (patent, copyright, trademark, unfair competition and trade secret) federal cases, Trademark Trial and Appeal Board, Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks, Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, PTO Board of Appeals, International Trade Commission Series 337 and 732 and Code of Federal Regulations Title 19 and Title 37 (IPOMNI)
Patent cases from FEDCTS, COMMR, PATAPP, ITC and patent related documents from the Federal Register and Titles 19 and 37 of the CFR (PTOMNI)
Patent related case law: (FEDCTS)
Bankruptcy Courts from 1979 (FEDCTS)
Claims Court from 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit from 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Claims from 1860 to 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Customs and Patent Appeals from 1952 to 1982 (FEDCTS)
Court of Appeals from 1789 (FEDCTS)
Customs Court from 1960 to 1980 (FEDCTS)
District Courts from 1789 (FEDCTS)
United States Supreme Court from 1790 (FEDCTS)
United States Patents Quarterly from 1946 (USPQ)

Continuing Legal Education Materials
Antitrust/Intellectual Property Claims (AIPCLE)
Intellectual Property, combined from 1995 (TXIP)
Trial of a Patent Case (TPCCLE)

International Materials
Canadian Patent Reporter Full text from 1977 (CPR)
Customs Administrative rulings (HQ Series) from 1988 (CUSINF)
Intellectual property treaties from the Basic Documents of International Economic Law (TREATY)
International Trade Commission decisions from 1979 Series 337 and 731 only (ITC)

Legislative Histories
Congressional Information Service Legislative Histories of public laws covering patent law issues from 1970-1993 (CISLH)

Matthew Bender
Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation (INPCAL)
Baxter World Patent Law from October 1998 (BAXPAL)
California Intellectual Property Handbook (CAIPHB)
Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit Practice & Procedure (CAFCPP)
Milgrim on Licensing (LICENS)
Patent Licensing Transactions (PALITR)
Patent Litigation Procedure & Tactics (PALIPT)

Newsletters
Andrews Publications Newsletters (ADNRWS)
Leader Publications newsletters from March 1996 (LEADER)
Mealey Intellectual Property Law Publications (MEALEY)

Patent Classifications
Index to Manual of Classification (INDEX)
Manual of Classification (CLMNL)
Patent numbers with classifications (ClASS)

Patent Files - Chronological , Full-Text
Chronological Full Text Patent Files 1971-1979 (71-79)
Chronological Full Text Patent Files 1980-1989 (80-89)
Chronological Full Text Patent Files 1990-Current (90-CUR)

Patent Related Legislative Material
Bill Text and Bill Tracking Combined (BILLS)
Code of Federal Regulations Title 19 Title 37 (CFR)
Combined CFR and FEDREG files (ALLREG)
Congressional Record Documents Relevant to Patent, Copyright, Trademark And Unfair Competition law from 1985 (RECORD)
Federal Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals rules - USCS (FCRUL)
Federal Register documents relating to patent issues from July 1980 (FEDREG)
United States Code Service Title 35 (USCS)

Patents
Abstracts and claims (ABSTCL)
Assignee and class (ASSIGN)
Defensive and Statutory Invention Registration (SIR)
Design Patents (Full Text) from 1976 (DESIGN)
Design, Plant, Utility and Reissue Patents and Reexamination Certificates Combined (ALL)
Plant Patents (Full Text) from 1976 (PLANT)
Reexamination Certificates (REEXAM)
Reissue patents (REISS)
Utility Patents (Full Text) from 1971 (Selected coverage 1/15/71 to 12/3/74) (UTIL)

Practising Law Institute
Landis on Mechanics of Patent Claim Drafting (MPCD)
Trade Secrets (TRDSEC)

PTO Materials
Board of Patent Appeals and Interferences, Board of Patent Interferences and PTO Board of Appeals from 1981 (PATAPP)
Commissioner of Patents and Trademarks decisions from 1981(COMMR)

Secondary Sources
Chisum on Patents (Bender) (CHISUM)
Intellectual Property Law Newsletters Combined from July 1992 (IPLTR)
Intellectual Property Law Review Articles (IPLR)
Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)
Milgram on Trade Secrets (Bender) (MILGRM)
Patent Office Rules and Practice (Bender) (PTORUL)