IP Offices

USPTO World Intellectual Property Organization
US Copyright Office Japan Patent Office
European Patent Office State IP Office of China (English website)

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Statutes, Treaties and Courts

35 USC (the US patent statute) MPEP (Manual of Patent Examining Procedures)
17 USC (the US copyright statute) 15 USC (the Lanham Act - trademarks)
US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit US Supreme Court
TRIPS (Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights) EU Directive on Enforcement of IP Rights
PCT (Patent Cooperation Treaty) Paris Convention
Madrid Protocol Berne Convention
WIPO-Adminstered Treaties DMCA (Digital Millenium Copyright Act)


American IP Law Association World Intellectual Property Organization
San Francisco IP Law Association IP Law Association of Chicago
IP Owners Association International Trademark Association

Blogs and Other IP Sites

Google Patent Search IP Law 360
Patently-O The Patry Copyright Blog
Intellectual Property Law BLOG Patent Hawk
Public Patent Foundation Electronic Frontier Foundation
GNU Operating System PAT2PDF