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Copyright Law - Research

Research Guide Created for Prof. Callister's Copyright Course

Searching the News

Many of Bloomberg's intellectual property news resources have disappeared or become too difficult to locate; so a better method is to simply search the U.S. Law Weekly for news on copyright.  You can find a search bar for U.S. Law Weekly on the right side of the splash page.

US Law Weeks Source for Copyright News


How to Set Up Email Notifications

The video shows how to set up and manage news feeds to your email for Bloomberg Law. Examples are used for intellectual property news services.

Copyright Blogs

  • Copyhype - Written by Terry Hart, Director of Legal Policy at the Copyright Alliance, a non-profit, non-partisan public interest and educational organization representing creators across the spectrum of copyright disciplines.
  • Copyright Alliance Blog - The Copyright Alliance is the unified voice of the copyright community, representing the interests of thousands of individuals and organizations across the spectrum of copyright disciplines. The Copyright Alliance is dedicated to advocating policies that promote and preserve the value of copyright and to protecting the rights of creators and innovators.
  • Creative Commons - News about the Creative Commons.
  • Kluwer Copyright Blog - From renown publisher of CCH.
  • Plagiarism Today - Plagiarism, copyright, and content theft.
  • Public Knowledge Twitter Feed - Public Knowledge promotes an open internet, accessible communications tools, and balanced copyright laws. 
  • Re:Create Blog - Coalition of creators striving for creativity, balance, freedom, and clarity.
  • Ernesto - Torrent Freak Twitter stream. Dedicated to bringing the latest news about copyright, privacy, and everything related to filesharing.
  • Trademark and Copyright Law - Perspectives and legal developments in trademarks, copyrights, domain disputes, unfair competition and more.

Many of these blogs were selected from a list on the Copyright Society of America's website.  See also Blog Search: Most Popular Copyright Blogs.