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Copyright litigation falls primarily under federal jurisdiction. There are a number of places to find the decisions of the courts. The Thurgood Marshall Law Library has both paper and electronic access to these sources.
Federal Court Reporters (Paper)
- United States Reports [KF101.U5]
Supreme Court Reporter [KF101.U54]
United States Supreme Court Reports, Lawyers Ed. [KF101.L2]
Federal Reporter (1st - 3rd ser.) [KF105.F42]
Federal Supplement (1st - 2nd ser.) [KF105.F44]
- Copyright Law Reporter - Access this database through Intelliconnect located in the TMLL list of databases.
- Cornell Legal Information Institute (LII) – Search Copyright Decisions of the
United States Supreme Court
- FindLaw – Decisions from all federal courts. Coverage varies by court. Select Intellectual Property from the Search Opinion Summaries drop down box.
- Google Scholar - Search by the name of the case or the citation.
- HeinOnline - Search the U.S. Supreme Court Library. Coverage begins with volume 1.
- Justia - Includes decisions from all federal courts.
BloombergLaw, LexisAdvance, and WestlawNext all have extensive coverage of federal decisions.
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