Recommended links


Patentology News and views on patents and innovation, with a focus on Australia and New Zealand
Patently-O(bvious) Emphasis is on patent cases - the writer adds useful explanations and commentaries.
IPEG A blog on EU patents, innovation and R&D.
Patent Docs Biotech & Pharma Patent Law & News Blog

Patent Data / Search

CAMBIA Patent Lens All text in a patent (EP, US, PCT, AU) can be searched. 
PatBase Preferred commercial patent data provider
USPTO PAIR See documents in patent applications files at the US PTO
EPO: Online Public
File Inspection
View and download documents from patent application files at the European Patent Office
Intellogist Information about patent searches and patent search sites.
Inventblog - Guide Guide to downloading patent copies (PDF, TIFF)

Resource Sites

Pub Med Biological sciences database of journal articles. 
Social Science Research Network A great place to get journal articles, especially in law and economics.
WIPO Lex- Laws for Electronic Access This is the place to go if you are looking for text of intellectual property laws and treaties in different countries.
National Plant Variety Protection Laws PVP laws for countries belonging to UPOV.
Harvest Choice HarvestChoice generates knowledge products to help guide strategic investments to improve the well-being of poor people in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia through more productive and profitable farming.


The Koncise Drafter Thoughts about contract drafting, the contract process, and contract automation.
PIIPA - Public Interest IP Advisors A pro bono organization mainly for organizations in developing countries.
Cooper's Rock Mountain Cougar Sanctuary A non-profit corporation in West Virginia that provides a safe haven for abused, neglected, and unwanted cougars.  Generously gave permission for us to use their cougar pictures.

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