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Patent Law

Patent, Trademark & Copyright Journal
Current reports providing coverage of significant intellectual property cases, statutes, trends, and other key developments in all areas of intellectual property law. The license to this database restricts access to SIU Law Users only.
Publisher: Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

Patent Law: An Overview
This article was originally one of the Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute's "Law About ..." pages. It provides a brief overview of the topic with a sidebar menu of links to primary source material, key internet sources, and useful offnet and subscription sources.

United States Patent and Trademark Office
The U.S. PTO offers free Web-based searchable databases for patents and trademarks. The site also provides access to the Manual of Patent Classification, Trademark Acceptable Identification of Goods and Services Manual, fees, forms, Official Gazette Notices, and Federal Register Notices.

National Association of Patent Prosecutors
Includes links to international patent offices and treaties; U.S. laws, rules, court rulings, and notices; intellectual property newsletters; PTO forms, fees, and contact information; patent searching and classification; searchable register of patent attorneys and agents.

The Invent Blog
Stephen M. Nipper, a registered patent attorney with Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP, covers news and information relevant to independent inventors, small businesses, interesting inventions, patents, trademarks, copyrights, and intellectual property law in general. Mr. Nipper is also an SIU Law graduate.

Patently O: Patent Law Blog
By Dennis Crouch, patent attorney at McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP.

Patent Pending – Inventions and Technology Updates
Robert L. Shaver, a registered patent attorney with Dykas, Shaver & Nipper, LLP, presents news and commentary for Fans of Inventions and Technology, Startup Companies and Entrepreneurs.

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