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Intellectual Property

This guide outlines major resources in intellectual property law and its subtopics of copyright, patent, and trademark law.


The United States is a party to several treaties and international agreements that are important to the study and practice of copyright and patent law

These agreements establish basic minimum standards that member states must implement and could create additional or conflicting obligations.

Help with Treaty Research

For more information and assistance with treaty research, see the Tarlton Law Library's guide listed below on this subject. You can also contact the Foreign & International Law Librarian, Jonathan Pratter, for assistance.

Treaties and International Agreements