Skip to main content

Law School Home

Patent Law: Home

United States patent law research involves federal statutes, administrative materials, cases and secondary source materials. This research guide focuses primarily on federal patent law research with a particular focus on litigation.

Guide Outline

Need Help?

  Email us at askalawlibrarian@umich.edu. Emails are answered by Librarians between 9AM and 6PM, Monday-Friday

  Consult with us. Schedule an appointment to meet with a Reference Librarian.

twitter bird icon Tweet @ us!

text message icon Text us at 734-329-5606

 Chat with us.

 

 

The Ask A Law Librarian chat service is available to all of our patrons, but is designed to meet the legal research needs of UM students, staff, and faculty.

Chat is monitored from 2-5PM on days when class is in session.

Introduction

United States patent law research involves federal statutes, administrative materials, cases and secondary source materials. This research guide focuses primarily on federal patent law research with a particular focus on litigation.

Getting Started

Start with secondary materials. These materials will provide you with an overview of patent issues and provide background information to help you begin your research.


Research guides, like this one, will help you identify primary and secondary resources. You may also wish to read:

Reference Librarian

Seth Quidachay-Swan's picture
Seth Quidachay-Swan
Contact:
University of Michigan Law Libary
801 Monroe St. - Rm S-190
Ann Arbor, MI 48103
734-764-6150