Links to Professional Resources

1. U.S. Copyright Office

This official website of the U.S. Copyright Office provides answers to frequently asked questions about copyright, access to forms needed to copyright news stories and other created material, access to information about copyright law, and many other features.

Follow on Twitter: @CopyrightOffice

2. U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

This is the portion of the official U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website that contains a basic overview of the trademark law process.


Articles and information about copyright and trademark law.

Follow on Twitter: @FindLaw

4. Cornell University Law School, Legal Information Institute

An overview of copyright law with numerous links to court and regulatory decisions and much more information about U.S. and international copyright law.

Follow on Twitter: @LIICornell

5. YouTube: A Fair(y) Use Tale

A clever explanation of copyright law using clips from Disney movies. Is it fair use?

6. Mintz Levin Copyright and Trademark Matters

This website of a law firm specializing in intellectual property provides great resources.

Follow on Twitter: @MintzLevin

7. Stanford University Copyright & Fair Use Resources

A great list of resources for information on copyright and fair use from the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center. Also maintains the Fairly Used blog.

Follow on Twitter: @FairlyUsed