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Intellectual Property Law Primer: Cases

United States Patents Quarterly

The United States Patents Quarterly (USPQ) is a United States legal reporter. It is is available from Bloomberg BNA in their Intellectual Property Law Resource Center. The USPQ covers intellectual property cases including patents, copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets, from 1913 to the present.


WestlawNext has cases from the U.S. Supreme Court, courts of appeals, district courts, bankruptcy courts, Court of Federal Claims,Tax Court, military courts, and related federal and territorial courts that relate to intangible property rights such as copyright, trademark, patent, trade-secret, and other similar rights. Coverage begins with 1789.

On the welcome screen select Intellectual Property from the Topics section on the right hand side. On the next screen, Choose Cases.

CCH Copyright Law Reporter is available through WestlawNext. This title provides full text of federal laws, precedent-setting court decisions, annotated explanations, Copyright Office forms, official circulars and reference materials.

Lexis Advance

Lexis Advance has a number of IP databases.

  • Click on the Filters button on the welcome screen
  • Select Category 
  • Choose Cases.
  • Select Practice Area and Topic
  • Choose areas of law pertaining to IP, i.e. Copyright, Patents, Trademarks

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