The UT System Crash Course in Copyright
- Comprehensive coverage of copyright compliance decision-making, including estimating fair use, determining who possesses copyright of a work, copyright and digitization, library exemptions, the UT-System Rules of Thumb for electronic reserves, and online materials from UT System copyright presentations.
All about Trademarks - Large list of links to publications about trademarks, including links for lawyers. Information on state, federal, international, and internet marks, FAQs about copyrights.
Consumer Project on Technology - More than half the listings treat intellectual property. Topics include patents, access to patented drugs, links to summaries and position papers, resources for intellectual property law (domestic and international), and select internet resources.
Copyright Resources Online - Includes annotated lists of university and non-university resources, primarily for the US and Canada.
Electronic Freedom Forum Intellectual Property Archive - An archive of papers on Intellectual Property, including some of the main legal documents and the criticisms of them. Annotated, with contributions by many notable authors, including Pamela Samuelson, and Arthur Levine.
Intellectual Property Mall - Links to a unique collection of intellectual property resources provided by the Franklin Pierce Law Center and others. Comprehensive. It is intended to offer "one stop shopping" for intellectual property professionals in academia, business and science, as well as for inventors and entrepreneurs.
Legal Information Institute - Cited as 'the most linked to web resource in the field of law' and as the best starting place. Resource for law, including full-text Constitutional, U. S. Code, court opinions, and summaries. Searchable, with overviews provided for specific areas of intellectual property law.
Liblicense: Licensing Digital Information - a listserv, with searchable archive, at Yale University. Most important is the free downloadable software that can be used to help draft library licenses and contracts.
Library Juice Copyright Issue - Sept. 13 2000 issue, articles on copyright. Good access via abstracts, hyperlinked to papers. Some are academic, some are practical "how to". Not exhaustive, but a good collection on a wide variety of copyright issues.
Nolo - Information on patents and trade secrets from a legal publisher.
When Works Pass into the Public Domain - A chart prepared by University of North Carolina law library director Laura Gasaway to help in making the determination whether a work remains copyright-protected in the US.
World Intellectual Property Organization - WIPO is responsible for the promotion of the protection of intellectual property throughout the world through cooperation among States, and for the administration of various multilateral treaties dealing with the legal and administrative aspects of intellectual property.
Yahoo! News, Intellectual Property - Yahoo!'s links to current articles on Intellectual Property, updated very frequently. This is a business category, and the links to related web-pages reflect that angle. Not a wide selection, but a good place to find breaking news.