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Intellectual Property Law

Major UK Sites:
UK Government Intellectual Property Portal
Copyright Site
Designs Site
Patents Site
Trade Marks Site

International Organisations:
World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO)
World Trade Organisation - WTO

General Sites:

Delphion Intellectual Property Network
Intellectual Property (UK Gov't Portal)
Intellectual Property Lex Mercatoria - Excellent Site!
Intellectual Property Mall
Intellectual Property in the Global Village by Harry Chartrand
IP Institute
IP Matters
IP World Online
Managing Intellectual Property
Multimedia Law Repositories and Related Links
Nobel e-museum
Queen Mary Intellectual Property Research Institute

IP Organisations (General):
American Intellectual Property Law Association - AIPLA
Federation International des Conseils en Propriete Industrielle - FICPI
Intellectual Property Lawyers Association
International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property - AIPPI

Alliance Against Counterfeiting & Piracy - AACP
Authors Licensing and Collecting Society - ALCS
Copyright Licensing Agency - CLA
Institute of International Licensing Practitioners
Performing Right Society - PRS
The Copyright Website - Benedict O'Mahoney

Design Council
Design Museum
Design Week
New Designers
Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market

Patent Cafe
Patent Information Network - British Library
Chartered Institute of Patent Agents - CIPA
CIPA Regional Directory of Patent Agents - UK
Institute of Patentees and Inventors
International Federation of Inventors' Association
Patent Agents in Scotland
Worldwide Patent Attorney Listing

European Communities Trademark Association - ECTA
International Trademark Association - INTA
Office for Harmonisation in the Internal Market

John Marshall Review of Intellectual Property Law
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More on the IT Law Page

Specific Areas:
Fedaration Against Software Theft - FAST
International Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers - ICANN
KuesterLaw - The Technology Law Resource
League for Programming Freedom - Excellent Site!
SCRIPT - Centre for Research into IP and IT
Software Patent Institute
USPTO Examination Guidelines for Computer Related Inventions

Selected Patent Cases:
Gottschalk v Benson - 409 US 63 (1972)
In the Matter of Fujitsu Ltd - 6/3/97 - at Smith Bernal
Parker v Flook - 437 US 584 (1978)
Stac Electronics v Microsoft Corp

Industry Specific Patent Law:
CIPA Briefing Papers on various industries

Guides to the Law:
CIPA Guide to Designs and Copyright
CIPA Guide to Patent Law
CIPA Guide to Trade Marks
Cornell LII - Guide to US Copyright Law
Cornell LII - Guide to US Patent Law
Cornell LII - Guide to US Trademark Law
UK Government Intellectual Property Portal
UK Patent Office - Guide to Copyright
UK Patent Office - Guide to Designs
UK Patent Office - Guide to Patents
UK Patent Office - Trade Marks Registry

Patent Offices:
UK Patent Office
European Patent Office
US Patent and Trademark Office
Patent Offices in the rest of the World

UK Legislation:
Copyright Legislation
Patents Rules
Trademarks Legislation

European Legislation:
European Patent Convention
European Commission Publications on IP
Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property

US Legislation:
US Code Title 17 - Copyrights
US Code Title 35 - Patents
US Constitution - Article I, Section 8 - Patents
US Code Title 15, Chapter 3 - Trademarks

International Legislation:
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)
CLEA - Collection of Laws for Electronic Access - WIPO

UK Cases and Decisions:
The Copyright Tribunal
Patent Courts - Guides and Notices
Patents Court Diary
UKPO Patent Decisions
UKPO Trade Marks Decisions
UKPO Designs and Design Right Decisions

European Cases:
European Patent Office - EPO Decisions

US Cases:
Selected Patent Law Decisions of the US Supreme Court

Libraries of Links and Resources:
Lex Mercatoria IP Links
Patent Information Users Group Links
UK Patent Office IP Links

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