Links to Professional Resources

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This is the official website of the U.S. Copyright Office which provides answers to frequently asked questions about copyright, access to forms needed to copyright news stories and other material, access to information about copyright law, and many other features.

Follow on Twitter: @CopyrightOffice

2. Cornell Law School: Legal Information Institute

This site contains an overview of copyright law with numerous links to court and regulatory decisions and much more information about U.S. and international copyright law.

Follow on Twitter: @LIICornell

3. Mintz: Trademark & Copyright

This is a blog created and maintained by the Mintz law firm, which specializes in intellectual property cases.

Follow on Twitter: @Mintz_Law

4. Stanford University Libraries: Internet Resources

This site includes a list of resources about copyright and fair use from the Stanford Copyright and Fair Use Center. It also features the blog Fairly Used.

Follow on Twitter: @FairlyUsed


This is the portion of the official U.S. Patent and Trademark Office website that contains a basic overview of the trademark law process.

Follow on Twitter: @uspto

6. YouTube: A Fair(y) Use Tale

This video uses clips from the Disney movies to explain copyright law and the fair use defense.