Legal Resources

The following resources may be of interest to those who wish to know more about our areas of legal specialty.

The websites below link to other resources on the Internet. Those links are provided as aids to help you identify and locate other internet resources that may be of interest, and are not intended to state or imply that Schultz & Associates sponsors, is affiliated with, or is authorized to use any trade name, registered trademark, logo, legal or official seal, or copyrighted symbol that may be reflected in the links. Any link from this site to other sites is not an endorsement of that site or adoption of information contained therein. Links are intended to give access to educational and informative sites only and do not constitute rendering of legal services.

Patent-Related Advice and Websites

  • Choosing a Trademark – Tips and suggestions to consider when choosing a trademark.
  • The Madrid Protocol – An overview of the protocol and a comparison with other methods of obtaining foreign copyright protection.
  • IPWatchdog -  A current online magazine which focuses on the news and business of intellectual property.
  • FreePatentsOnline – A powerful patent search engine, with related tools.
  • Pat2PDF – A site which allows the download of U.S. patents in PDF format.
  • WIPO Gold – A site created by the World Intellectual Property Organization, an agency of the United Nations. The site includes searchable IP data from around the world, as well as international standards and definitions of IP terms.
  • PatentlyO Legal Blog – A blog which covers current legal affairs; it also offers a job board and a patent law journal.

U.S. Courts and Government

  • United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) homepage
  • United States Copyright Office
  • Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit
  • U.S. Courts
  • Northern District of Texas
  • Southern District of Texas
  • Western District of Texas
  • Eastern District of Texas

International IP Offices

Schultz & Associates maintains IP Offices in more than 20 countries throughout North America, Europe, Asia and Australia.

  • European Patent Office
  • World Intellectual Property Owners
  • Intellectual Property Organization