Intellectual Property Law

Mashtag

"Observing social media, entrepreneurship, and all things at the intersection of people, capital, technology, and creativity. Emphasis on pragmatic business and risk management issues faced by consumer Internet and mobile businesses, particularly early-stage startups."

Media and Communications Law Society

"Topics related to communications law and media policy."

Media Law

Posts cover topics relating to a free press and open access to government proceedings.

Michael Geist

This blawg covers copyright and Internet law issues that arise in Canada.

MMM Tech Law & Business Report

Dedicated to technology and intellectual property issues for lawyers, inventors and venture capitalists. A recurring feature is the Industry Spotlight, which has video interviews with technology professionals.

Music • Technology • Policy

"Focus on issues relating to digital distribution, especially of music."

Music Law Seminar

"This is the 'official' blog of the University of Texas Law School’s Music Law Seminar. This seminar introduces students to the law as it applies to the music industry. Topics may include legal issues surrounding writing music, recording music, performing music, distributing music (physically and digitally), licensing music, and miscellaneous but related topics such as trademarks and rights of publicity."

My Distribution Law

"Focuses on antitrust, competition, and distribution law issues (including in, but not limited to, intellectual property markets and related markets). It also tracks competition cases in the Northern District of California."

Non-Compete & Trade Secrets Law

"In an increasingly competitive and mobile workplace, non-compete agreements and trade secret laws have become necessary tools for employers to protect their valuable customer relationships and confidential information and to avoid unfair competition from former employees and competitors. Continual changes in non-compete and trade secrets law, as well as technological advances providing increasing avenues for unfair competition, make it imperative that businesses in all fields stay abreast of the latest developments in this area."

Non-Compete and Trade Secrets

News, commentary and legal updates from the attorneys in the Employee Defection and Trade Secrets Practice Group at Fisher & Phillips.

Northern Law Blog

Posts are on general topics of legal interest, not limited to Illinois. There's no real overarching theme to the coverage, other than analysis of current cases.

Nouveau Law Blog

"Blog addresses various issues pertaining to copyrights, trademarks, internet law, business, the art market, and the practice of law."

nun-o | New Useful Non-Obvious

An ongoing discussion about intellectual property. From the World Intellectual Property Organization, “Intellectual property refers to creations of the mind: inventions, literary and artistic works, and symbols, names, images, and designs used in commerce.”

NYTechLitigation.com

"Developments at the intersection of law, litigation, and technology, from the perspective of a New York litigator."

Ober | Kaler IP Watch

"IP issues of importance in science, technology, health care, education, media and the arts."

OC Patent Lawyer

"Provides updates on case law, trends and general patent information."

OC TechInnovation

Discusses recent U.S. patents issued to inventors and/or assignees from Orange County, Calif.

On the Case

Posts cover white-collar crime, whistleblower litigation, copyright issues and more.

One Page Blog

Posts boil down legal concepts—such as patent strategy, warranty vs. indemnity—to basic summaries of no more than a single page.

Orange Book Blog

This blawg "reports on Hatch-Waxman litigation and other pharmaceutical patent cases, as well as regulatory and legislative developments."

Oregon Intellectual Property Blog

"The Oregon Intellectual Property blog is intended to educate, entertain and enlighten readers on Intellectual Property law, news and events, particularly focusing on stories that directly affect Oregon."

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.

Oziel Law Blog

"Updates regarding corporate and business law, computer and technology law, intellectual property law and contract law."

Patent Arcade

"A primary resource for video game IP law, news, cases and commentary. Issues that are covered include copyright protection, trademark protection, trade secrets, and patent protection of video games."

Patent Baristas

Besides patent law and litigation issues, Patent Baristas covers items relating to building a bioscience business, nanotechnology, technology transfer, orange book filings as well as Federal Trade Commission and Food and Drug Administration regulatory matters.