Business Law

Business Law

Databases (Find Articles and Reports)

Digital Commons Network

Includes a growing collection of peer-reviewed journal articles, book chapters, dissertations, working papers, conference proceedings, and other original scholarly work. A large part of this database includes articles on law.

Doing Business In

Check the Law Library section for laws and regulations regarding doing business in various countries.

NELLCO Legal Scholarship Repository Mixed abstract and full-text.

Find legal scholarship papers and pre-prints deposited by law schools in New England.

Social Science Research Network Mixed abstract and full-text.

This database includes published articles, preprints (unpublished articles made immediately available online to receive feedback before submission to journals), working papers, and other grey literature. Research network subscriptions and follow features may require personal accounts. 

bepress Legal Repository Mixed abstract and full-text.

Search through law-related articles published by US law schools and research institutions.

Case Laws

Google Scholar: Case Law

Find case laws from federal and state courts.

Stanford Securities Class Action Clearinghouse

Detailed information relating to federal class action securities fraud litigation.

Intellectual Property

European Patent Office

The EPO is one of the Trilateral Offices that handles most of the world's patent applications.

Japan Patent Office

The JPO is one of the Trilateral Offices that handles most of the world's patent applications.

U.S. Patent Office

​Find US patents and trademarks.

Reference (Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Bibliographies)

Cardiff Index to Legal Abbreviations

"...search for the meaning of abbreviations for English language legal publications, from the British Isles, the Commonwealth and the United States, including those covering international and comparative law."

Dictionary of Modern Legal Usage For current UWest patrons only.

Dictionary of legal terms.

Related Periodicals (Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers)

American Business Law Journal For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal focusing on different aspects of American business law.

American Journal of International Law For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

A peer-reviewed scholarly journal from the American Society of International Law.

Business Law Today For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

A magazine of the American Bar Association Section of Business Law.

Stanford Journal of Law, Business & Finance For current UWest patrons only. Mixed abstract and full-text.

A publication of Stanford Law School.

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"Microsoft has allegedly made predatory use of its monopoly power to stifle competition, integrated its own browser software into Windows' core code, and manufactured Internet Explorer with embedded Microsoft-oriented hyperlinks."

Understanding Intellectual Property For current UWest patrons only.

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