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U.S. Copyright Office
Official website of the U.S. Copyright Office, contains links to news, statutes, publications, forms, as well as information about licensing and registration.
Association of Research Libraries: Copyright and Intellectual Property Policies
Online library of up-to-date information on copyright and intellectual property issues relevant to member libraries. Includes letters written to Congress on pending and prior legislation on behalf of the organization.
Stanford Copyright & Fair Use
Includes primary case law, statutes, regulations, as well as current feeds of newly filed copyright lawsuits, pending legislation, regulations, copyright office news, scholarly articles, blog and twitter feeds from practicing attorneys and law professors.
Nolo: Copyright Law
For-profit publisher that offers free legal resources on their website geared towards enabling a layperson to better understand the law on various topics. Copyright section includes copyright basics, information on licensing, and fair use.
Copyright Clearance Center
Global rights broker for print and online content, from books, journals and newspapers to blogs and images. Contains copyright news, licensing information, and general copyright guidance.
Public Domain Slider
Easy-to-use digital tool to aid in determining whether a work is in the public domain.
Fair Use Checklist
Columbia University's Copyright Advisory Office checklist for evaluation of contemplated fair use of copyrighted works.
Copyright Law Mind Map
Prof. Terry Fisher of Harvard Law School's interactive mind map of copyright law
Legal Guide for Bloggers
Online guide created the by the Electronic Frontier Foundation to provide guidance to bloggers about some of the legal questions they should be aware of, including copyright isses.
The blogs listed below are just a sample of the many blogs that focus on copyright issues. To find additional blogs, there are two resources that can help: LXBN which links to blogs organized by practice area, and Justia BlawgSearch, which categorizes and ranks various legal blogs.
Copyright Litigation Blog
Review of copyright law and litigation including discussion of recent cases
Copyright Matters: Digitization and Public Access
Blog for the Copyright Digitization and Public Access project, a long term effort of the Library of Congress to convert non-digital records of copyright ownership and transfers and assignment of rights and to make them widely available online via the web.
Dear Rich: Nolo's Intellectual Property Blog
The blog staff, all Nolo (a legal website) employees, provide easy-to-understand answers to questions about copyright, trademarks and patents (and related law).
Trademark and Copyright Law
Content produced by law firm Foley Hoag’s Trademark, Copyright & Unfair Competition practice group.
AALL Copyright Committee Blog
Blog of the American Association of Law Librarians Copyright Committee, which serves to represent, promote, and advocate the Association's interests regarding copyright and other intellectual property issues in legislative, regulatory, and judicial affairs, including litigation.
Copyright, Content, and Platforms
Content provided by the intellectual property team at the law firm of Baker Hostetler