Intellectual Property Law

Art Law

"Recent developments in art litigation and art finance."

Art Law & More

Posts cover copyright lawsuits in the art world, legal issues related to art seized by Nazis during World War II, and rulings from United Kingdom courts related to art ownership.

Biederman Blog

Discusses entertainment law with a strong focus on intellectual property cases.

Canna Law Blog

“Our posts offer discussion on the practical aspects of cannabis law and how it impacts those involved in this growing industry. We provide insight into how canna businesspeople can use the law to their advantage; in plain language we tell you what works and what does not. We aim to help you strategize how to wield the law as both a shield and a sword.”

GigaLaw Blog

Posts feature insight and analysis about domain name disputes, online brand protection issues and other Internet legal issues.

internetcases

Blog posts summarize federal and state court decisions related to social media, blogging and copyright. The author also discusses newly emerging technology issues, cybersecurity and how content licensing is affected by Internet laws.

IPWatchdog

This blawg keeps tabs on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, devours and analyzes draft reports on gene patents, and speculates on what the Obama administration will mean to patent law.

Jotwell

Jotwell—which stands for Journal of Things We Like (Lots)—features relatively brief law prof-authored reviews of recent scholarly articles in plain English.

Out-Law.com

This blawg "has 7,000 pages of free legal news and guidance, mostly on IT and e-commerce issues. These issues can affect any organisation, and OUT-LAW is as much for those in a software start-up as it is for the compliance team at a bank." It also provides a weekly Thursday podcast, OUT-LAW Radio.

Patent Arcade

A resource for gamers and IP enthusiasts interested in the current case law and legal issues surrounding the video game industry. The blog also contains news about recent patent filings from gaming companies, giving readers a peek at what might be coming on the market in the future.

Patents Post-Grant

Posts provide information related to the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's post-grant proceedings, decisions and rule-making.

PharmaPatents

The author keeps an eagle eye on developments in the chemical, biotech, and pharmaceutical industry, and discusses recent cases and USPTO decisions that may affect how patents are granted and protected.

Pirated Thoughts

Posts cover “the not-as-boring” trademark battles related to television, comic books, video games and sports brands.

Rebecca Tushnet’s 43(B)log

This blog offers thorough discussions of how the Internet age affects both intellectual property and false advertising law, as well as analysis of recent related cases.

Technology & Marketing Law Blog

This blog discusses Internet and intellectual property law with an emphasis on search engines, spam, adware/spyware, and other marketing issues.

The [Legal] Artist

The blog is aimed at art professionals interested in learning about employment contracts and their other legal rights; copyright news is also covered.

THR, Esq.

Focuses on the intersection of law and the entertainment and media industries. Posts cover trademark and pirating battles in Hollywood.

Trademark & Copyright Law

Here you can find some straight-up yet colorful coverage of copyright and trademark rulings, but the authors from Foley Hoag often add the nice touch of noting similar older cases for context.

Trademarkology

The aim of this Stites & Harbison blog is to illustrate how other brands chose their trademarks and have subsequently protected them. Bloggers here give the trademark enforcement backstories behind well-known advertising campaigns—or sometimes just note a brand's new look or slogan and share their blunt thoughts.