International forum for the exchange of information between people working professionally in the field of Industrial Property information and documentation and to promote the widest possible use of the associated literature. Features: papers concerned with all aspects of Industrial Property information and documentation; new regulations pertinent to Industrial Property information and documentation; short reports on relevant meetings and conferences; bibliographies, and book and literature reviews.
The Patent and Trademark Resource Center Association's mission is to discover the interests, needs, opinions, and goals of the Patent and Trademark Resource Centers (PTRCs), and to advise the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in these matters for the benefit of PTRCs and their users, and to assist the USPTO in planning and implementing appropriate services for the PTRC's, their staffs and patrons.
In depth coverage of international and comparative aspects of intellectual property law, including trade, investment, technology, management and enforcement of IP. Focuses on the WTO and TRIPS (the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights). Publishes on antitrust and IP rights, encryption, security and privacy in electronic commerce and patents.