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Intellectual Property Statutes and Regulations
Title 35 of the United States Code
Title 15 s. 1051, et. seq. of the United States Code
Title 17 of the United States Code
Patent, Trademark, and Copyright Regulations:
Title 37 (Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights) of the Code of Federal Regulations
Locating Case Law, Administrative Rulings, and Supporting Documents
Finding Legislative History Materials
Locating Original Patent, Copyright, and Trademark Documents
Locating Historical News Stories
Locating Special Archival Collections
Its easy to find archival collections online. Run a Google search and make sure to include your topic, plus the words Archive, Archival, Special Collection, or Digital. You can limit your search to a site domain such as .edu, .gov, or .org to find even more relevant results.
Techniques for locating primary sources using the Catalog:
- Combine keywords describing your subject with such words as sources, letters, speeches, writings, documents, diaries, papers, etc.
- Search for key people as authors.
- Find secondary sources on a historical figure in the Catalog. Scan the bibliographies of these secondary sources for diaries, memoirs, letters, and papers.