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Advanced Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw: Topic Selection

This guide is primarily for students in the Villanova Law School seminar on Advanced Intellectual Property and Cyberlaw.


IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review's mission is "to be recognized worldwide as the premier intellectual property publication providing practical articles which address new, controversial, and potential developments in intellectual property and related fields."  IDEA's home is the University of New Hampshire School of Law. The following links are from there:

BNA Law Reports

BNA Law Reports, available on Bloomberg Law, provide news on new and pending cases and activities in specific areas of law. Browse, search, or sign up for email notification with headlines from new issues. Publication schedules vary and may be daily, weekly, or monthly. Here are links to a few reports that may be of particluar interest:

Law Blogs

Law Blogs may discuss new and interesting topics in particular areas of law. Here are a few that may be helpful:

Patently-O -- leading patent law blog

Written Description -- Patent & IP blog, discussing recent news & scholarship on patents, IP theory & innovation 

Rebecca Tushnet's 43(B)log  -- false advertising and more

Finding Law Review Articles

Want to see what has already been written on a particular topic? Want to read existing articles to get ideas for new or related topics? Have an idea for a unique topic and you want to do a pre-emption search? Or perhaps you want to find law review articles that discuss a particular statute or case? The following sources may be helpful:

Additional Legal News Sources

PoliticoPro -- tracks federal legislative and executive actions in a number of subject areas.

Subject Guide