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Copyright and Plagiarism: Patents and Trademarks

Information for authors, researchers, and faculty looking to publish scholarly works and join the scholarly communication community.

PatentlyO Blog

PatentlyO is a blog that follows current issues concerning patents written by two professors of law. 

Peer to Patent

Peer to Patent is a crowd-sourced project that allows the public to assist in patent examination. 

What are Patents and Trademarks?

Patents from the National Archives

Alexander Graham Bell's Telephone Patent Drawing from the National Archives, search their site for more historic patent documents. Use as primary sources for students or your own interest. Try the National Archives' Digital Vault for a more engaging experience.

Alexander Graham Bell Patent

Context Free Patent Illustrations

Context-Free Patent Art presents amusing or strange illustrations from video game patents without comment or context. See if you can figure out what these illustrations were trying to say!