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Intellectual Property Research Guide: Books

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 Books

This section contains selected books in the Loyola Law Library, either in print or online, about Intellectual Property Law, including patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, right of publicity, and licensing. 

To find an item in Loyola's collection which is not on this list, please use the library catalog

To browse the shelves in the Library for books on intellectual property, go to: KF 2971-2980 for intellectual property in general; KF 3091-KF 3192 for patent; KF 3176-KF 3192 for trademark; KF 2986-KF 3086 for copyright; KF 3195-3198 for unfair competition in general. 

To locate books in libraries outside the Loyola University Chicago System, use the WorldCat database (valid Loyola ID and password required).


Treatises, books, and practice materials are often good places to start your research for background on a topic.  For a list of treatises, books, and practice materials by topic, use the links below or select the topic under the "Books" tab.

Copyright books
Cyberlaw books
Licensing books
Patent books
Right of publicity books
Trade secret books
Trademark books
Unfair competition/antitrust


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