Intellectual Property Law

The Patent Librarian’s Notebook

Chronicles news and issues involving patents in the United States, Europe and Japan.

The Patent Prospector

News, information, commentary and "sassy entertainment" relating to the life cycle of patents. Patent Prospector is an "open forum" weblog in that submissions are welcome within the blog's categories.

The PunkLawyer Blog

Blog discusses how entertainment law and intellectual property law affects musicians and filmmakers. Posts include information on trademarking a band's name, creating riders and registering domain names.

The Reexamination Center

Describes the process of patent reexamination, provides tips and talks about patent law cases in the news.

The Root

From their office in a meat packing plant turned creative community, the authors of The Root craft articles on the importance of trademarks and the power of branding. When you visit The Root, you can expect lots of content related to those topics. Unfortunately, you can also expect lots of memes, lame jokes, bad puns, and shoutouts to Nashville. The goal of The Root is to help you learn a few things about trademarks in the least painful way possible.

The Shout

This blawg comments on criminal law and cyberlaw, with an emphasis on free speech, privacy and computer security.

The Trade Secret Litigator

News and commentary about trade secrets, cybersecurity and non-compete laws. "Thursday Wrap-Up" is a weekly column.

The Trade Secrets Blog

The Trade Secrets Blog is dedicated to informing the public about trade secrets law and will be providing pertinent information relating to trade secrets law, tracking development of trade secrets law and litigation, and offering practical advice to business owners on how to best protect their trade secrets.

The Trade Secrets Vault

"The intent of this blog is to raise consciousness as to the range, extent, predominance and role trade secrets play in day-to-day business and legal environments. The sources of the blogs vary from new on the Web, proprietary sources on the hidden web, jury verdicts, court opinions, reports by government and nongovernmental organizations around the globe as well as fun stuff such as trivia questions about products that are the subject of trade secrets."

The Trademark Blog

Posts cover trademark and copyright cases in the news or otherwise discovered by the blogger and often include images or video to illustrate perceived intellectual property violations.

The Trademark Lawyer’s Mind

Posts feature developments in trademark and intellectual property law.

The TTABlog®

Commentary on decisions and developments at and relating to the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.

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.

ThinkingOpen

News, notes and thoughts on open source software and technology licensing law.

THR, Esq.

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

TIPS: Perspectives on Intellectual Property Issues

Posts cover filings and outcomes lawsuits related to patent, copyright and trademark law.

Title 17: The S(c)ite For Copyright Law

"The name of this blog, Title 17: The S(c)ite for Copy­right Law, is meant to sig­nal my inten­tion and hope that the blog will become both a place and a source in the elec­tronic world for analysis, learn­ing and discussion relating to copyright law."

Tom James Law Blogs

The History of Custody Law blog develops the history of child custody from earliest recorded history to modern times, each post thoroughly researched and in chronological order. The Trademark/Copyright blog focuses on intellectual property rights, especially as it regards book authors.

Trade Regulation Talk

A blawg for news and views on antitrust, consumer protection, franchising, advertising and civil RICO law.

Trade Secrets & Noncompete Blog

"News and analysis of decisions, events, and developments in the law regarding trade secrets, confidential information and restrictive covenants, including non-compete, non-solicit, and notice provisions in employment and other agreements."

Trade Secrets Blog

"Following trade secrets and trade secrets litigation, particularly in the southeast U.S."

Trade Secrets Watch

"Offers the latest trade secret news and analysis from the United States and across the globe. We cover recent cases and proposed legislation, verdicts and settlements, practice tips, upcoming events, and other interesting trade secret tidbits."

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.

Trademark Lawyer Blog

"Discusses trademark and other intellectual property law news, legislation and opinions in Florida."

Trademark Sentinel Blog

"This blog is geared to many of the fundamentals of trademark practice as well as some of the more interesting and recent developments and nuances in the field of trademark law." Most of the posts are written for trademark applicants, with advice on the process.