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Major Treatises by Topic

This guide lists major legal treatises, handbooks, hornbooks and guides by topic. It also lists important current awareness and reporting services for each topic.

Multi-Volume Treatises

Jay Dratler, Jr., Intellectual Property Law: Commercial, Creative, and Industrial Property (1991-date). Lexis Advance. (4 volumes).

Melvin F. Jager, Trade Secrets Law (2002-date). WestlawNext. (3 volumes).

Intellectual Property Counseling and Litigation (Lester Horwitz & Ethan Horwitz eds., 1988-date). Lexis Advance. (7 volumes).

Roger M. Milgrim, Milgrim on Licensing (1990-date). Print: KF3145.M55 1990. Lexis Advance. (4 volumes).

Roger M. Milgrim, Milgrim on Trade Secrets (1967-date). Print: KF3197.A6M5 1996. Lexis Advance. (4 volumes).

Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Peter A. Alces et al., The Commercial Law of Intellectual Property (1994-date). IntelliConnect.

Donald S. Chisum et al., Understanding Intellectual Property Law (2d ed., 2011). Print: KF2979.C478 2011.

Jay Dratler, Jr., Licensing of Intellectual Property (1994-date). Print: KF3145.D73. Lexis Advance.

Michael A. Epstein, Epstein on Intellectual Property (5th ed., 2005-date). CCH IntelliConnect.

Charles R. McManis, Intellectual Property and Unfair Competition in a Nutshell (7th ed., 2013). Print: KF1610 .M354 2013.

Gary Myers, Principles of Intellectual Property Law (2008). Print: KF2979 .M94 2008.

Alexander I. Poltorak & Paul J. Lerner, Essentials of Intellectual Property: Law, Economics, and Strategy (2d ed., 2011). Print: KF2980.P65 2011.

Roger E. Schechter & John R. Thomas, Intellectual Property: The Law of Copyrights, Patents, and Trademarks (2003). Print: KF2979.S335 2003.

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Patent, Trademark and Copyright Journal (Frequency: Daily).  Bloomberg Law IP News.

World Intellectual Property Report (Frequency: Daily).  Bloomberg Law IP News.