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As Intellectual Property represents legally protected intangible assets, the ultimate authoritative source of information are the laws and government sites that are specifically tasked with regulating this protection, based on US law and international treaties. Below are some of the most important official information sources, along with other resources useful in the valuation and management of intellectual property:


IP Associations

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)
Intellectual Property Owners Association (IPO)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
Licensing Executives Society (LES)
Licensing Executives Society International (LESI)
Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association (LIMA)
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)


Bankruptcy & Restructuring

American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI)
Association of Insolvency & Restructuring Advisors (AIRA)
The Deal
Turnaround Management Association (TMA)


Government & Regulatory

European Patent Office (EPO)
Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT)
Trademark Law (Lanham Act) - Cornell University
United States Copyright Office - Policy & Laws
United States Patent & Trademark Office - Patent Portal
United States Patent & Trademark Office - Trademarks Portal
World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - Domain Name Dispute Resolution
World Trade Organization (WTO) - Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)


Legal and Financial

American Bar Association (ABA)
Bureau of Labor Statistics
Dow Jones Factiva
Federal Reserve
Martindale (LexisNexis)
Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC) - EDGAR



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