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Intellectual Property: Reference Sources

Laws and other resources to help you use and protect inventions, literary and artistic works, symbols, designs, images, names used in advertising, and other creations of the mind.

Reference Sources

The following resources related to intellectual property are available in the Reference Section of the Government Documents Department on the Third Floor of Willis Library:

Computer and Internet Use on Campus, a Legal Guide to Issues of Intellectual Property, Free Speech, and Privacy

Copyright for Schools: A Practical Guide

Copyright in Cyberspace: Questions and Answers for Librarians

The Copyright Handbook: What Every Writer Needs to Know

[Copyright Kit: Information Circulars and Factsheets]

Copyright Law of the United States and Related Laws Contained in Title 17 of the United States Code

A Copyright Sampler

Cyberlaw: Your Rights in Cyberspace

Essentials of Intellectual Property

General Information Concerning Patents

Guide for the Preparation of Patent Drawings

A Guide to Filing a Design Patent Application

Guidelines for Educational Use of Copyrighted Materials

Index to the U.S. Patent Classification System

Internet and Technology Law Desk Reference

The Internet & E-Commerce Legal Handbook

The Internet Legal Guide: Everything You Need to Know When Doing Business Online

Interpreting and Negotiating Licensing Agreements: A Guidebook for the Library, Research, and Teaching Professions

Music Law: How to Run Your Band's Business

Patent and Trademark Tactics and Practice

Patent, Copyright & Trademark: An Intellectual Property Desk Reference

Patent Office Manual of Classification

Searching Patents and Trademarks

The Story of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Telecommunications Law in the Internet Age

Trademarks, the Fingerprints of Commerce: An Educational Guide to Understanding the Importance of Trademarks

United States Patent Classification to International Patent Classification: Concordance

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