Publications and Articles:
The America Invents Act--Your Survival Guide, EntrepreNews, December 2012 (PDF)
Contributing writer: "IP Law"
The Best Practices of Leading IP Lawyers: "Inside the Minds," 2007 Aspatore Thomas-West Books
Contributing writer: "Developing the Right Strategy for the Client"
Beware of the Trolls: A look at Intellectual Property Trolls, EntrepreNews, Spring-Summer 2012 (PDF)
America Invents, At Least For Now: An Analysis of The Latest Patent Reform Initiative Before Congress, EntrepreNews, Spring-Summer 2011, p. 15-17 (PDF)
The Right to Remain Silent ... When Does a Public Disclosure Cost You Your Patent Rights?, EntrepreNews, Fall 2008, pp. 15-16(PDF)
Avoiding an International Incident: The Basics of Foreign Patent Protection, EntrepreNews, Spring 2008, p. 14 (PDF)
Contributing writer: Dartmouth Entrepreneurial Network newsletter
The Official US Patent and Trademark Office provides a great deal of information and resources for patent, trademark and copyright protection.
A useful resource for patent searching, provided by Google™, which allows a user to search through issued patents. The only disadvantage to this site is that it does not search published applications, it only searches issued patents.
Another useful resource for patent searching that is free and also provides you with a pdf of the patent, which is very useful. This website searches published applications as well as European applications, abstracts from Japan and WIPO (PCT) documents, to ensure a more accurate search.
KSR v. Teleflex Opinion (PDF)
Link to Supreme Court opinion on obviousness for patentability purposes. This opinion may affect the scope of currently issued patents and the ability to obtain patent protection in the future.
The MPEP, provided by the USPTO, is a reference for examiners, applicants and attorneys on the practices and procedures related to the prosecution of patent applications before the USPTO. It also provides an appendix with all of the patent laws (Title 35 of the US Code) and an appendix with all of the patent rules (Title 37 of the Code of Federal Regulations).