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Intellectual Property Research Guide: Getting Started

The Intellectual Property Research Guide covers resources for researching patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, right of publicity, and other areas of intellectual property law.

About Getting Started

This guide covers resources for researching Intellectual Property Law.  Topics include patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, right of publicity, and related areas of law.  

Access to some of the electronic resources is limited to users who have a valid Loyola ID and password; access to other resources is restricted to the law school community only.


To get started, select from the tabs above.

Getting Started - For quick reference to citations and links to IP statutes, regulations, and agency manuals.

 Books - For information on IP treatises, books, and practice materials.

Journals - For information on finding IP articles.

Databases - For information about databases with cases, statutes, regulations, agency manuals, or pending/registered patents, trademarks, copyrights, and domain names.

Web Resources - For agency and association websites or websites with intellectual property statistics or job postings.

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