Links – U.S. & California Corporate and Technology Law Resources

Agencies – U.S. Federal Government

Copyright Office

Federal Trade Commission (FTC)

Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)

Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO or PTO)

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Small Business Administration (SBA)

Agencies – California State Government

California Business Portal

California Department of Corporations

California Secretary of State

Agencies – International

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN)

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)

California Statutes and Regulations

California Codes

California Corporations Code

California Commercial Code

Legal Organizations

American Bar Association

Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC)

Association of the Bar of the City of New York

American Law Institute (ALI)

California Lawyers for the Arts

California State Bar

General Counsel Roundtable

National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws (NCCUSL)

New York State Bar Association

Industry Organizations ““ Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property Owners

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Silicon Valley Intellectual Property Law Association

Industry Organizations ““ Free and Open Source Software (FOSS)

Creative Commons

Free Software Foundation

Open Source Initiative

Industry Organizations ““ Licensing

International Licensing Industry Merchandisers’ Association

Licensing Executives Society – US & Canada

Licensing Executives Society – Silicon Valley Chapter

Industry Organizations ““ Technology

Business Software Alliance (BSA)

Computer & Communications Industry Association (CCIA)

International Technology Law Association (ITechLaw – formerly the Computer Law Association

Information Technology Association of America (ITAA)

National Venture Capital Association (NVCA)

Software & Information Industry Association (SIIA)



Online Legal Research Resources

FirstGov (U.S. Government Portal)


LegInfo- Official California Legislative Information

News & Events ““ Law

American Lawyer

Corporate Counsel


Daily Journal (Los Angeles)

National Law Journal

New York Law Journal

The Deal

The Recorder (San Francisco)

News & Events ““ General

Cupertino Courier

International Herald Tribune

Los Angeles Times


Palo Alto Daily News

Sacramento Bee

San Francisco Chronicle

San Jose Mercury News

The New York Times

The Washington Post

Trademark/Tradename Links

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO or PTO)

International Trademark Association (INTA)

Trademark Information Center

California Entity Search – Secretary of State

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