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Copyright: Cases

How to Locate Cases

Cases are published chronologically in reporters. Reporters may have a jurisdictional or a topical focus.

Digests are separate resources that allow researchers to identify cases that relate to a particular legal issue, and then provide the citations to those cases so that researchers can locate them within the reporters.

Westlaw & West Digest Topics

Westlaw and West Digest Topics and Key Numbers:

Copyrights and Intellectual Property (#99)

LexisNexis Topics

LexisNexis Legal Topics:

Copyright Law

Topical Reporters

These topical reporters contain cases on copyright and related intellectual property topics:

Federal Digests

Copyright cases are also found in all the standard federal reporters. The following digests will help you locate federal court cases on a specific legal issue: