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Copyright Law Research

Sources for research into copyright law

Secondary Resources on Copyright Law

Starting your research with a secondary source is a great way to become familiar with a new area of law. Listed below are some recommended treatises, websites and other materials to assist with your research on copyright law. Not finding what you need? Search the Biddle Law Library's catalog, Search Center, to locate additional materials available at Penn Law.

Treatises and Practitioner Materials

Websites and Blogs

Law Reviews and Journals

To search for relevant law review articles on copyright law, consider using a legal periodical index in lieu of full-text searches on Westlaw and LexisNexis. Indexes provide broader date coverage and a more focused search than a general search, saving you time and providing relevant, more comprehensive results. Indexes available to the Penn Law community include the Legal Resource Index and the Index to Legal Periodicals  or the Index to Legal Periodicals Retrospective (with coverage from 1908-1981).

Additional legal periodical resources include: