Bui Garcia-Zamor encourages its professionals and clients to stay informed on latest developments and changes in U.S. patent law and practice. Below is a listing of links that are provided for reference and research purposes in order to provide the best service for clients and visitors.

U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) – Official web site of the USPTO including information about patents and trademarks, status of patent and trademark applications, fees, patent rules and procedures including Manual of Patent Examination Procedure (MPEP), trademark rules and procedures including Trademark Manual of Examination Procedure (TMEP), and USPTO decisions – http://www.uspto.gov


Patent Prior Art Searches


Trademark Searches


Library of Congress/U.S. Copyright Office

http://www.loc.gov/index/html or http://www.copyright.gov


U.S. Courts and Agencies:

Supreme Court of the United States - http://www.supremecourtus.gov/

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit - http://www.cafc.uscourts.gov

International Trade Commission http://www.usitc.gov


Other Patent Offices:

Japan Patent Office - http://www.jpo.go.jp/index.htm

European Patent Office - http://www.epo.org

Korean Intellectual Property Office http://www.kipo.go.kr/en/

China Intellectual Property Office - http://www.sipo.gov.cn/sipo_English/

Canada Intellectual Property Office - http://www/cipo.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/eng/Home

World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) - http://www.wipo.int


Associations and Organizations

American Bar Association (ABA) - http://www.abanet.org

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA) - http://www.aipla.org

Intellectual Property Owners (IPO) - http://www.ipo.org

International Association for the Protection of Intellectual Property (AIPPI) - http://www.aippi.org

International Federation of Intellectual Property Attorneys - http://www.ficpi.org

International Trademark Association (INTA) - http://www.inta.org

Asian Patent Attorneys Association - http://www.apaaonline.org

Japan Patent Attorneys Association (JPAA) - http://www.jpaa.org.jp/english

Korean Patent Attorneys Association (KPAA) - http://www.kpaa.org.kr/english

Taiwan Patent Attorneys Association (TWPAA) - http://www.twpaa.org.tw/