The Constitutional Basis for Patent
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Patent Basics

U.S. Patent Statutes

Title 35 of the United States Code
Pending Patent Legislation

Selected Patent Cases

Diamond v. Chakrabarty (Patenting Living Organisms)
Aronson v. Quick Point Pencil Co. (Licensing)
Graver Tank & Mfg. Co. v. Linde Air Prods. Co. (Equivalents)
Graham v. John Deere Co. (Non-obviousness)
Parker v. Flook (Mathematial Formulae)
Sears, Roebuck & Co. v. Stiffel Co. (Infringement)

Patent Treaties

Patent Cooperation Treaty
Paris Convention for The Protection of Industrial Property
Strasbourg Agreement Concerning the International Patent Classification (1971)
Hague Agreement Concerning the International Deposit of Industrial Designs (1925)
Treaty on Intellectual Property in Respect of Integrated Circuits
Budapest Treaty on the International Recognition of the Deposit of Microorganisms for the Purposes of Patent Procedure

Other Collections and Resources on Patent

IBM's Patent Server
Netherlands Institute of Patent Agents
Yahoo's Patent List

Patent Articles/Speeches/Testimony

Patently Absurd
Documents Dealing with Patent Issues

Patent Organizations/Businesses

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)
Software Patent Institute