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Information on copyright and performing rights.
ASCAP Clearance Express
(ACE is a database of song titles licensed by ASCAP in the United States)
Copyright Society of the USA:
The Harry Fox Agency
Franklin Pierce Law Center: U.S. Patent, Trademark & Copyright Information:
Music Publishers' Association of the United States
Music Library Association's Copyright Guide
Public Domain Music
A reference site to help identify public domain songs and public domain music
Stanford University Libraries on Copyright & Fair Use.
U.S. Copyright Office:
U.S. Patent and Trademark Office:
Alliance for American Innovation:
Association of Patent Law Firms:
Drafting U.S. Patent Application Specifications to Comply with the Legal Requirements:
Intellectual Property Owners Association:
International Trademark Association:
National Inventor Fraud Center:
National Patent Association:
Patent Information User’s Group:
Tips on patenting:
United Inventors Association: