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Intellectual Property Law: Finding Articles

Searching the Library Catalog

Northwestern Journal of Technology and Intellectual Property

Use LibrarySearch to find books, e-books, DVDs & videos, etc

LibrarySearch is the library catalog of six private colleges and universities in the Twin Cities, including Saint Thomas. Books from other campuses can be requested online and delivered to the St. Thomas library of your choice..

Searching the CLICnet catalog by the following subject keywords or subject headings will help you find relevant intellectual property materials:

Intellectual property -- United States -- Periodicals.
Copyright, International -- Periodicals.
Copyright -- United States -- Periodicals.
License agreements -- Periodicals.
Patent laws and legislation -- Periodicals.
Trademarks -- Law and legislation -- United States -- Periodicals.
Trademarks -- United States -- Periodicals.
Trade secrets -- United States -- Periodicals.
Intellectual property (International law) -- Periodicals.

Intellectual Property Databases

Articles in journals and yearbooks can be found by conducting online searches with HeinOnline, BNA, Westlaw, and LexisNexis. 

Westlaw & LexisNexis

The search particular databases within Westlaw or LexisNexis:

Westlaw: Select Topical Materials by Area of Practice > Intellectual Property > Law Reviews, Bar Journals and Legal Periodicals > Law Reviews

Intellectual Property - Law Reviews, Texts & Bar Journals (IP-TP)
Contains documents from texts and periodicals that relate to Intellectual Property Law. Coverage varies by publication.

Journals and Law Reviews JLR Art, Entertainment, and Sports Law–Texts and Periodicals (AES-TP)
AIPLA Quarterly Journal (AIPLAQJ)
Entertainment and Sports Lawyer (ENTSLAW)
Intellectual Property Counselor (IPCOUNS)
Intellectual Property Journal (IPJ-CAN)
Journal of the Copyright Society of the U.S.A. (JCPS)
Journal of the Patent and Trademark Office Society (JPTOS)
The Trademark Reporter (TMARKR)
United Kingdom Intellectual Property–Journals (UKIP-JLR)

LexisNexis:  Select Area of Law - By Topic > (Topic) > Search Analysis, Law Reviews & Journals

  • Select "Area of Law - By Topic" and any of the IP-related topics listed. 
  • Select any or all of the databases under "Search Analysis, Law Reviews & Journals"
  • Searching IPLR is a good place to start, and will retrieve results from a broad variety of law journals.

Intellectual Property Law Review Articles, Combined (IPLR)
Contains selected law review articles relating to intellectual property.