Intellectual Property Law & Internet law


Canadian Copyright Database
Contains records of copyrights registered in Canada. Contains registration number, document type (Copyright, Other Subject matter and Grant of Interest) author(s), owner(s)/assignee(s) and registration date.


Canadian Patents Database
Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO), Government of Canada, bilingual file of Canadian patents and published applications since 1920's. Downloads of texts and drawings.


Canadian Trade-marks Database

Canadia Intellectual Property Office's database of trade-marks registered in Canada since 1865. Full texts of trade-mark applications and images of marks.


Google Patents

Search and read the full text of patents from around the world.


The Lens

An open, public web tool containing patent information for inventions from almost 100 million documents in 90 countries. It also links to scientific and scholarly articles that allow users to collect and share their findings)


U.S. Patent Search

Searchable databases of U.S. patents.


U.S. Trademark Trial and Appeal Board (TTAB)

Displays full text of documents relating to trademark disputes in the U.S. Most documents from January 2003 are available, plus some earlier records covering June 2001-January 2003. Images illustrating some of the trademarks are included.


U.S. Trademarks

U.S. Patents and Trademarks Office searchable database of U.S. trademarks Downloadable texts and images.