Loyola University Chicago

School of Law

Intellectual Property and Technology Law

289: Advanced Legal Research: Special Topics: Intellectual Property Legal Research

Credit Hours




The Advanced Legal Research–Special Topics course on intellectual property is a one credit course exploring how to research patent, trademark, copyright, trade secret, right of publicity, and other areas of intellectual property law.  The course covers the following resources and topics, with an emphasis on intellectual property: treatises and other secondary sources, statutes, legislative history, case law, digests, regulations, agency publications, state law, international law, efficient and effective online searching, and research strategy.