ACUITY LAW GROUP
(formerly BioTechnology Law Group)

Useful Links

Useful Links

 

Patent Office Information

Australian Patent Office: www.ipaustralia.gov.au

Canadian Patent Office: www.cipo.ic.gc.ca

European Patent Office (EPO) home page: www.european-patent-office.org

EPO searchable file history database:  www.epoline.org/portal/public/registerplus

Japanese Patent Office: www.jpo.go.jp

United Kingdom Patent Office: www.patent.gov.uk/home.htm

United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)  home page: www.uspto.gov

USPTO patent database:  www.uspto.gov/patft/index.html

USPTO public Patent Application Information Retrieval database

                            portal.uspto.gov/external/portal/pair

USPTO Manual of Patenting Examination Procedure

                            www.uspto.gov/web/offices/pac/mpep/mpep.htm 

World Intellectual Property Organization: www.wipo.org

 

Courts and Case Law

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit: www.fedcir.gov

Federal courts: www.uscourts.gov

U.S. Supreme Court: www.supremecourtus.gov

 

FindLaw: www.findlaw.com

Lexis/Nexis: www.lexisnexis.com

Westlaw: http://web2.westlaw.com

 

Free Technical Databases/Sources/Depositories

            American Type Culture Collection: www.atcc.org

            Currency Exchange/Conversion: www.xe.net/ucc

Metric Conversions: www.convert-me.com/en/convert/length

Swiss-Prot protein database: us.expasy.org/sprot/

            NCBI: www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/medline.html

NCBI Blast sequence searching (includes PAT patent sequence database)

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/blast/Blast.cgi

 

United States Food and Drug Administration

U.S. FDA: www.fda.gov

US FDA 510(k) database: www.accessdata.fda.gov/scripts/cdrh/cfdocs/cfpmn/pmn.cfm

 

Annuity and Maintenance Fee Payment Services

Computer Patent Annuities: www.cpajersey.com

CPi: www.computerpackages.com

 

 

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