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United States Patent and Trademark Office
Source: United States Patent and Trademark Office

The Patent and Trademark Office (PTO) is a non-commercial federal entity and one of 14 bureaus in the Department of Commerce (DOC). Its major function is the examination and issuance of patents and the examination and registration of trademarks. The site includes a "how-to" section, information about the PTO, information related to patents, information related to trademarks, a place to check on the status of a patent or trademark, a searchable database of patents and trademarks, and answers to frequently asked questions.
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Chilling Effects
Source: Chilling Effects

Chilling Effects is a joint project of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and Harvard, Stanford, Berkeley, University of San Francisco, and University of Maine law school clinics. The goal is to help understand the protections that the First Amendment and intellectual property laws give to online activities. Includes topical information on Anti-circumvention, copyright, domain names and trademarks, DMCA safe harbor provisions, patents, derivative works, protest, criticism and parody sites, linking, piracy and copyright infringement, and fan fiction.
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Patent and Trademark Information at the University of Washington Engineering Library
Source: University of Washington Engineering Library

Includes information on Patent and Trademark depository libraries, FAQ's and answers, and links to national and international patent and trademark sites.
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