Bloomberg Law Trademarks and Copyrights Practice Center (Bloomberg password required)
Bloomberg Law provides a suite of resources for trademark practitioners with: news, opinions, practice tools, professional guidance, and legal analysis.
Lexis Trademark Practice Center (Lexis password required)
Lexis provides a suite of resources for trademark practitioners with: cases, statutes, administrative decisions, trademark registrations, and legal news.
Westlaw Intellectual Property, Trademark Resources (Westlaw password required)
Westlaw provides a suite of resources for trademark practitioners with: cases, administrative decisions & guidance, administrative filings, statutes & court rules, regulations, secondary sources, forms, trial court orders, and practical law.
United States Resources
The United States Patent and Trademark Office
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) is the federal agency for granting U.S. patents and registering trademarks. In doing this, the USPTO fulfills the mandate of Article I, Section 8, Clause 8, of the Constitution that the legislative branch "promote the Progress of Science and useful Arts, by securing for limited Times to Authors and Inventors the exclusive Right to their respective Writings and Discoveries."
Arizona State Resources
Trademarks: ASU Libraries
ASU Libraries has a guide to finding information on trademarks such as fees, forms, terms and searching techniques for both U.S. and International trademarks.
Below is a short list of treatises in the ASU Library collection related to trademark law. You can search for other resources in the ASU Library catalog by using subject headings such as: Trademark -- United States and Intellectual property - United States.
Intellectual Property Law Collection (available on campus or remotely with ASURITE)
The HeinOnline Intellectual Property Law Collection offers a number of resources focusing on copyrights, patents, and trademarks in the United States. The Collection includes over 100 legislative histories, Code of Federal Regulations Title 37, U.S. Code Titles 17 and 35, the Manual of Patent Examining Procedure, the Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure, over 400 books, and more than 50 periodicals that focus on intellectual property.
McCarthy on Trademarks and Unfair Competition (J. Thomas McCarthy, 1996+)
Available in Westlaw (Westlaw password required)
McCarthy on Trademarks and Unfair Competition provides a seven-volume analysis of what is needed to successfully represent clients in formulating, registering, licensing, protecting, and litigating trademarks and related rights.
The Law of Unfair Competition Trademarks and Monopolies (Rudolf Callmann, 1981+)
Callmann on Unfair Competition, Trademarks, and Monopolies is a ten-volume treatise that provides an analysis of the law of unfair competition as it relates to: trademarks (registrability and infringement), passing-off, trade secrets, misappropriations, price discrimination, predatory pricing, and monopolies.
Examples and Explanations: Intellectual Property (McJohn, Stephen M., 2021)
Available in print in the library and digitally on Aspen Learning Library (password required).
Using Examples & Explanations pedagogy, this study guide covers the core concepts of intellectual property law: copyright, patent, trademark, and trade secrets.
Intellectual Property: Patents, Trademarks, and Copyright in a Nutshell (Miller, Arthur R., 2018)
Available in print in the library and digitally on West Academic Study Aids (password required).
This text, by famed Harvard professor Arthur Miller, includes patents, trademarks, and copyrights. Further, it addresses torts and property; antitrust and government regulation; concepts of federalism and state and federal conflicts.
Mastering Trademark and Unfair Competition Law (Smith, Lars S., 2013)
Mastering Trademark and Unfair Competition Law provides a clear and concise presentation of the basic principles underlying and the challenges facing a student or practitioner of trademark law in a digital age.
Trademark and Unfair Competition in a Nutshell (Janis, Mark D., 2021)
Available in print in the library and digitally on West Academic study aids (password required).
This text provides a comprehensive treatment of the law of trademark, unfair competition, false advertising, and the right of publicity.
Understanding Trademark Law (LaFrance, Mary, 2020)
This book provides an introduction to the federal laws protecting registered trademarks and trade dress, as well as the broad array of federal and state unfair competition doctrines which protect unregistered trademarks and trade dress.
Bloomberg Law (Bloomberg password required)
Lexis Trademark Litigation (Lexis password required)
Lexis has a trademark litigation practical law section that provides practice notes, templates, and checklists for the trademark litigator.
Westlaw (Westlaw password required)
Trademark Manual of Examining Procedure
The TMEP provides trademark examining attorneys in the USPTO, trademark applicants, and attorneys and representatives for trademark applicants with a reference work on the current law, practices, and procedures relative to prosecution of applications.
Trademarkia is a free world-wide search engine for finding trademarks.
The resource below provide information on how to respond to a United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) office action. The first two resources are freely available online; the resources from Lexis and Westlaw require subscription access.
United States Patent and Trademark Office - Responding to Office Actions
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) may issue several different types of office actions about a trademark application. This page focuses on office actions that trademark examining attorneys send during the application process. It details what an office action is, provides information on the deadline on how to file a timely response, how to file a response and ensure it is complete, and how to respond to common refusals or requirements.
Responding to Trademark Office Actions - American Bar Association (2020)
This American Bar Association publication offers tips and checklists for successfully responding to common situations in which a USPTO examining attorney has issued a refusal to register a trademark.
Lexis Practical Guidance (Lexis password required)
Westlaw Practical Law (Westlaw password required)
Bloomberg Law - IP Law News (Bloomberg password required)
Bloomberg's news service has a section for intellectual property law news section can be filtered to provide the user with the latest in trademark litigation.
Law360 IP News (Lexis password required)
Intellectual property news articles from Law360.com.
Westlaw Intellectual Property News (Westlaw password required)
Westlaw's news sections pulls from a wide range of sources to allow the user to search and filter for terms related to trademark law.
The Trademark Blog
Martin Schwimmer is a partner in Leason Ellis, an IP law boutique in White Plains, NY. His practice is concentrated in the area of U.S. and international trademark law and domain name counseling, prosecution, and litigation.
Trademark Lawyer Magazine
A blog produced by CTC Legal Media that covers modern issues in trademark.
TrademarkNow, a Corsearch company, provides a blog that covers US and International Trademark issues.
A longstanding trademark blog that focuses on decisions of the Trademark Trial and Appeal Board.