Intellectual Property Resource List

Intellectual Property Resource List

March 3, 2010 12:00 AM | Posted by IP Group | Print this page

The following is a list of web resources you may find useful in your pursuit of Intellectual Property information. 



Stanford University Copyright and Fair Use

United States Copyright Office resources

    • Home page

    • What is copyright?

    • What is work-made-for-hire?


Google Patents Advanced Patent Search


Patent Fetcher


United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) resources

    • Patents Home Page

    • Frequently Asked Questions


IP Watchdog (Gene Quinn) Link to Top 25 Patent Blogs


Arizona Secretary of State Registered Name Search


California Secretary of State Trademarks and Service Marks info (no search)

Note: California statute does not provide for the filing of trade names or fictitious

business names at the state level. A trade name or fictitious business name

should be filed with the clerk of the county in which the company has its principal

place of business. (California Business and Professions Code section 17915.)


Nevada Secretary of State Business Entity Search

New Mexico Secretary of State Trademark FAQ (no search)


United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) links:

    • USPTO General Questions

    • USPTO International Schedule of Classes of Goods and Services

    • Trademark

    • Trademark Acceptable Identification of Goods & Services

    • Trademark Basic Facts

    • Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS)

    • Trademark Fee Schedule

    • Trademark Glossary

    • Trademark Law Rules of Practice & Federal Statues

    • Trademark FAQ

    • Trademark Processes

    • TTABVUE, the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board Inquiry System

    • USPTO General Questions

UDRP/Domain Name Disputes:


Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) resources

    • General UDPR information - links to policy, rules, proceedings, & search tools

    • Current UDPR policy


Whois Domain Name Search resources

    • DomainTools

    • Verisign

International Resources

European Patent Office  - Search for foreign patents

United States Patent Office County Codes


World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) resources

    • Directory of IP Offices

    • Madrid Express Structured Search - International registrations & extensions of protection

Currency Converters


Related Information

Related Services