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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:
IDEA: The Intellectual Property Law Review
Browse article titles in the current issue or past issues. Links to the full-text are provided.
The IP Mall offers unique IP content reviewed and maintained by the University of New Hampshire School of Law Library. It is a fine collection of IP resources that are not typically available in commercial databases. Search the site OR browse under these topics: Copyright, Patent, Trademarks, or General IP
CRS Reports on IP, Cyberlaw & Electronic Commerce
Congressional Research Services Reports are prepared for members of Congress. Some of these reports are available on the web and the IP Mall has collected those on intellectual property, cyberlaw and electronic commerce. These reports are usually well-researched, balanced, and well written.
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 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:
Use Westlaw to find law review articles by searching directly for articles OR by KeyCiting a case or statute to find articles on that law.
Use Lexis Advance to find law review articles by searching directly for articles OR by Shepardizing a case or statute to find articles on that law.
HeinOnline offers easy-to-read .pdfs of law review articles back to the 1800s. You may search by author, keyword, or word in title. Note also that you may use the HeinOnline citator to see if a particular article is cited by other law review authors.
Links to articles and abstracts of articles on HeinOnline, SelectedWorks and SSRN. Note that many articles are posted on Selected Works or SSRN before being accepted for publication. It is not unusual for articles to be freely available on the web BEFORE they are available on commercial databases, such as Westlaw and Lexis.
Additional Legal News Sources
PoliticoPro -- tracks federal legislative and executive actions in a number of subject areas.