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Intellectual Property in the 21st Century
IP Practice/IP, Science and Technology in the Courts

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American Bar Association: Section of Intellectual Property Law
American Bar Association: Section of Science & Technology Law

The home pages for the two Sections of ABA dealing with IP law and science & technology. Pages include purchasing information for publications, discussion lists, and listings of related sites of interest.

American Intellectual Property Law Association (AIPLA)

Some of the offerings on this website include information on meetings and activities, committee information such as reports, a listing of IP legislation and AIPLA legislative activities in the 105th-present Congresses, "comments" to government agencies regarding Federal Register notices, amicus briefs, and selected publications in full text.


Einstein Institute for Science, Health & the Courts (EINSHAC)

This organization educates judges and other court personnel to assist in the adjudication of cases where science and technology issues may arise, particularly those related to genetics and biotechnology. EINSHAC accomplishes its mission via publications, seminars, conferences and other educational tools. The board of directors includes attorneys, judges, and science advisors.

Genetics in the Courtroom

Part of the Human Genome Project Information website, this page discusses the judicial education mission of the Human Genome Program's Ethical, Legal, and Social Issues Program. Links to full text articles on genomics and the courts are provided.

Judicature-Genes and Justice: The Growing Impact of the New Genetics on the Courts

The entire contents of the symposium issue Genes and Justice (Judicature J., Nov./Dec. 1999), in HTML format.


National Academy of Science: Science, Technology, and Law Program

A program established in 1999 by the National Academy of Science to explore issues related to the intersection of law with science and technology. This program has gathered a panel of experts from the scientific, legal, government, and academic communities to discuss the issues and to offer workshops on topics of interest such as a workshop of scientific evidence. The proceedings of the workshops are available on this site.

National Center for State Courts: Science, Technology and the Law Resource Center

A listing of resources for judges and other court personnel on science and technology issues. Well organized and extensively annotated with links to full-text sources of documents. Resources for judges includes reference works, links to related websites, local resources on science & technology, and continuing education resources. The science and technology "bookshelf" has links to basic science resources, information about science and technology in different types of cases, resources on courtroom technology and on specific science topics. Finally, the "stay informed" section provides current awareness resources such as recent articles and information about mailing lists and listservs.

State Science & Technology Institute: Science & Technology Resources

Although primarily for scientists, this site organizes links to government, academic, and business groups relating to science and technology. The mission of the State Science & Technology Institute is to provide a central resource for information, education, and research relating to science and technology and to bring together such resources at the state and federal levels as well as non-governmental bodies.


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