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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

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to Case Law Users Only.

J.W. Baxter et al., Baxter World Patent Law and Practice (1968-date).
Online: Lexis Advance. (18 volumes).

Donald S. Chisum, Chisum on Patents (1978-date).
Online: Lexis Advance. (13 volumes).

John Gladstone Mills III et al., Patent Law Fundamentals (2d ed., 2002-date).
Online: Westlaw. (3 volumes).

Robert J. Goldman & Catherine Nyarady, Schwartz's Patent Law and Practice 
Online: Bloomberg Law

Dylan O. Adams, Patents Demystified (2015)
Online: Bloomberg Law

R. Carl Moy, Moy’s Walker on Patents (4th ed., 2003-date).
Online: Westlaw. (13 volumes). 

Russell L. Parr,  Intellectual Property, Valuation, Exploitation, and Infringement Damages (5th ed., 2018). 
Online: Wiley Online Library


Single-Volume Treatises/Hornbooks

Ebooks and Online Resources accessible to  Case  Law Users Only.

Irah H. Donner,  Patent Prosecution: Law, Practice, and Procedure. 
Online: Bloomberg Law

John Gladstone Mills III, Robert Clare Highley, Donald Cress Reiley III, & Peter D. Rosenberg, Patent Law Basics
Online: Westlaw

Robert L. Harmon, Harmon on Patents: Black-Letter Law and Commentary
Online: Bloomberg Law

Robert L. Harmon, Patents and The Federal Circuit 
Online: Bloomberg Law.

Craig Allen Nard & R. Polk Wagner, Patent Law (2008).
Print: KF3095.N38 2008Online: West Academic

Randall R. Rader, & Benjamin J. Christoff, Patent Law in a Nutshell (3d ed., 2018).
Online: West Academic

Roger E. Schechter & John R. Thomas, Principles of Patent Law (3d ed., 2019).
Online: West Academic.

Lawrence M. Sung,, Patent Law Handbook
Online: Westlaw

Lawrence M. Sung, Patent Infringement Remedies.
Online: Bloomberg Law 

Current Awareness & Looseleaf Services

Bloomberg IP,  Intellectual Property Law. Online: Bloomberg Law 

ABA Patent Law. Online: ABA Law.