Headquartered in San Diego, California, Lewis Kohn & Walker LLP provides intellectual property legal services to technological innovators, businesses, academia, and industry, both nationally and internationally.  We have compiled the following list of internet resources in the interest of providing convenient links to offices and organizations that govern and administer intellectual property rights and to share recent developments in the field.

Intellectual Property Law Resources

  • The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) website provides legal, policy, inventor support, searchable databases, and other information:
  • The United States International Trade Commission website contains information on international intellectual property law issues:
  • The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has resources on worldwide intellectual property issues:
  • The American Intellectual Property Law Association website has educational materials, information on meetings, and resources:
  • The San Diego Intellectual Property Law Association provides information regarding local events and global issues:
  • The Canadian Intellectual Property Office provides information on asserting and enforcing intellectual property rights in Canada:
  • The Intellectual Property Law Server website has information and links on all aspects of intellectual property law, including patent, trademark, and copyright law:
  • The Lanham Act, which governs trademark registration and use, is available at the Cornell University Law School website:
  • The United States Copyright Office website provides information on copyright registration, enforcement, and infringement:
  • The complete version of the U.S. Copyright Law covers topics such as ownership, duration, and notice:

Patent Resources

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Science Institutes and Organizations

  • The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) is a leader in the discovery and application of biomedical breakthroughs.  Both Donald G. Lewis, Ph.D. and David M. Kohn worked for the institute as patent counsel before founding Lewis Kohn & Walker LLP:
  • The American Chemical Society (ACS) is the world's largest scientific society, which provides current information about chemistry meetings, journals, technology, and other relevant topics:
  • Chemistry and the Law (CHAL), a division of the ASC, provides a discussion forum, information about upcoming events, case law reports, and other topical issues:
  • The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) is the largest organization in Europe for advancing the chemical sciences:

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