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Researching Copyright Law: Online Databases

A guide to resources on copyright law available at Brooklyn Law School.


Westlaw has numerous databases devoted to Copyright Law. To see the full list, select Intellectual Property from the Topics tab on the main search screen. From there, you will be able to access targeted case law databases, secondary sources, trial court documents, and agency materials.


Lexis Advance has a wide variety of materials related to Copyright Law.  To view the list of sources, select the Practice Area tab from the main menu.  Then select the Copyright Law Practice Area to see various subcategories of information.  The subcategories include: targeted case law databases, secondary sources, statutes, and administrative materials.

Other Online Databases

The databases below are either free, accessible via BLS proxy server, or with a password you can obtain from a librarian. A full list of Intellectual Property E-Resources can be found on the library's "Online Databases By Subject" research guide.