This guide provides an overview of the many sources of intellectual property resources available to patrons at the Louis L. Biro Law Library at the John Marshall Law School.
Intellectual property (IP) includes
In some cases, either one's JMLS username and password or LexisNexis or Westlaw username and password are needed for database access.
HeinOnline has a specific Intellectual Property Library, allowing for searching across all of Hein's IP information including
HeinOnline, has an iPhone/iPad/itouch app to download. Researchers can read articles and documents in PDF, browse by volume, navigate a volume with the electronic table of contents, and use full advanced searching techniques. The app will allow access to all of the HeinOnline collections our library subscribes to including the Law Journal Library, the Intellectual Property Library, and the U.S. Federal Legislative History Library.
To make sure that the app continues to work for you, you will need to access the app at least every thirty days while on the JMLS wireless network.
The BNA library (also on Lexis and Westlaw), includes
The CCH library, includes
Intellectual Property materials are generally found in the call number range KF2971-KF3193.
Books are on 10 or in Academic Success on 6 (and in rare cases, on reserve on 6).
Related Subject Headings include:
Intellectual property -- United States
Patent laws and legislation -- United States
License agreements -- United States
Patent licenses -- United States
Trademarks -- Law and legislation -- United States
Need more help? Reference librarians are available to meet with students in one-on-one sessions (or in small groups) to discuss research strategies, recommend relevant resources or review specific topics of legal research.
Contact email@example.com with the subject you're researching and when you would like to meet. A librarian will get back to you to set up an appointment. You can also schedule an appointment on the library homepage by clicking "Schedule an Online Research Appointment." We ask that you request your appointment at least 2 days in advance, but remember that you can always stop by the reference desk for immediate help with a quick research question.