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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]

Online Resources

  • 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. 

= TMLL Restricted Access


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