Patents and Copyright Databases
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
- Full text of utility (1790-current), plant (1976-current), and design (1976-current)
patents issued by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, including reissue patents,
reexamination certificates, statutory invention registrations, and defensive publications.
Also provides European patent applications, patent abstracts of Japan, and Patent
Cooperation Treaty patent applications. Updated weekly, except for the monthly
- Intellectual Property Reference Books (LexisNexis)
- Full text of
Property (valuable tips, techniques, illustrative real-world examples, exhibits, and best practices);
Property Assets in Mergers & Acquisitions;
Property Damages: Guideline & Analysis;
Property Infringement Damages: A Litigation Support Handbook (Supplement Only);
Property (Supplement Only) (licensing and joint venture strategies);
of Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets (Supplement Only);
For journal articles, go to the
Reviews section and select "Intellectual Property Law Review Articles, Combined"
from the drop-down menu.
Sources in Patents (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- Guide to where and how patent information can be found. Discusses
patent information within the context of the current legal framework for patents both from a
national and international perspective, as well as future developments and their likely effect
on patent information, the three major patent systems, information sources on different media,
and the varying patent information needs within different subject fields. Covers alerting
searches, patentability, portfolio & legal status searches, commercial intelligence, and
patent analysis tools. Includes a glossary of patenting terms.
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
Law Reviews (LexisNexis)
- Select "Intellectual Property Law Review Articles, Combined"
from the drop-down menu.
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
NOVEL (New York Online Virtual
Electronic Library) is a statewide virtual library provided free to
the public by the New York State Library.
It is currently a pilot project funded through a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA)
grant to the NY State Library by the Federal Institute of
Museum and Library Services (IMLS).
HTML by Robert Delaney