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Links Related to IP in US

Federal Agencies

United States Patent and Trademark Office

U.S. Food and Drug Administration


Manual of Patent Examining Procedure (MPEP)
Manual used by patent examiners at the USPTO and patent applicants that describes practices and procedures relating to the prosecution of patent applications and other proceedings before the USPTO.

Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure (TMEP)
Manual used by trademark examining attorneys in the USPTO and applicants that describes the practices and procedures relative to prosecution of trademark applications to register marks at the USPTO.

U.S. FDA Orange Book 
U.S. Orange Book of Approved Pharmaceutical Products and Related Patent Information

Federal Courts

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
Includes opinions, audio files of recorded oral arguments, and docket information.

U.S. Supreme Court
Includes opinions, audio files of recorded oral arguments, and docket information.​

Sources of Law and Regulations

Code of Federal Regulations - Chapter 37 - Patents, Trademarks, and Copyrights

Cornell Law Institute
Free source of statutes and court decisions in the United States.

Intellectual Property Blogs

Patently O 
Blog discussing current topics and cases in U.S. IP law

Blog discussing current topics and cases in U.S. IP law


Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)​