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Best of the Web: Reference » Copyright, Trademarks & Patents
Copyrights- from Library of Congress
Copyright basics, forms, Freedom of Information Act requests, copyright law, international copyright. Also, the CORDS project for electronic copyright registration and recordation. Search Copyright Office records from 1978-present available via LOCIS (Library of Congress Information System).
Cornell Copyright Information Center
A printable public domain chart with with up-to-date terms.
Crash Course in Copyright
Online tutorial on copyright.
The Copyright Website
Information and real-world examples to help you understand digital copyright
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
The WIPO is an agency of the United Nations dedicated to promoting the protection of Intellectual Property. Users have access to comprehensive lists of resources and up to date copyright, patent and trademark information.
United States Copyright Office - Library of Congress
Official site of the U.S. Copyright Office featuring general information, legislation and publications. Download Copyright Office application forms.
United States Patent and Trademark Office
Inventor resources, searchable databases, printable forms, and much more from the USPTO.