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United States Patent and Trademark Office
"...includes the AIDS Patent Database (a freely searchable database of the full text and images of AIDS related patents issued by the US, Japanese and European patent offices)."

Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the Criminal Division of the U.S. Department of Justice

DNA Patent Database (DPD)
"The DPD, a joint project of the Georgetown University's Kennedy Institute of Ethics and the Foundation for Genetic Medicine, allows free public access to the full text and analysis of all DNA patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (PTO)...This database enables users to conduct boolean searches of the full text of the patents and of delimited fields. The DPD is being created, with a particular focus on issued claims, to enable relevant empirical studies of actual DNA based patents. Patents included in the DPD were identified by virtue of their PTO classification and the presence of keywords such as "DNA" within the body of the patent."

IP @ The National Academies
"Welcome to the National Academies' Intellectual Property website. From Internet content protection to human gene patenting, IP rights in many forms have emerged from legal obscurity to public debate. This website serves as a guide to the Academies' extensive work on Intellectual Property and a forum to discuss ongoing work."
Topics include: Antitrust ; Copyright ; Database Protection ; International Harmonization ; Licensing ; Litigation ; Patent Administration ; Trade Secrets ; Trademarks.

lessig blog
Blog by Cyber Law guru Lawrence Lessig, Professor of Law at Stanford Law School and founder of the school's Center for Internet and Society.

Library of Congress - The Section 108 Study Group
"The Section 108 Study Group is a select committee of copyright experts, convened by the Library of Congress, and charged with updating for the digital world the Copyright Act's balance between the rights of creators and copyright owners and the needs of libraries and archives."

LSU Libraries Webliography: Patents and Trademarks
Sections include: Libraries ; FAQs ; Trademarks ; Patent Offices ; Patent Searching ; Invention Marketing Fraud ; Technology Transfer ; E-Journals ; Organizations ; Recommended Books.
Maintained by Donna Hopkins

Opposing Copyright Extension
"A Forum for Information On Congress's Recent Extension of the Term of Copyright Protection and for Promoting the Public Domain"
Maintained by Dennis S. Karjala, Professor of Law, Arizona State University.

Oxfam International

Shidler Journal of Law, Commerce & Technology
- University of Washington School of Law

Stanford Copyright and Fair Use
Sections include Primary Materials, Current Legislation, Resources on the Internet, and Overview of Copyright Laws

Stanford Law School - Center for Internet and Society

Stanford Technology Law Review (STLR)

UCLA Online Institute for Cyberspace Law and Policy
Includes current news items, history and an updated bibliography

United States Patent and Trademark Office
"...includes the AIDS Patent Database (a freely searchable database of the full text and images of AIDS related patents issued by the US, Japanese and European patent offices)."

University of Maryland University College - Center for Intellectual Property and Copyright in the Digital Environment

University of Washington School of Law - Center for Advanced Study and Research on Intellectual Property (CASRIP)
" independent research and policy development institute focusing on problems in patent and other property ownership rights in the products of high technology."

Yale Law School - LawMeme
"...a law and technology organization focuses on the mutual influence of technological development and legal doctrine, with a particular focus on civil rights online, intellectual property, and the first amendment."

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