Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Infringement Resources

This online library provides a single, easy-to-use inventory of executive branch and independent agency materials for scholars, policymakers, and others interested in researching topics relevant to the economics of intellectual property rights (IPR) infringement. These resources are compiled by the USPTO’s Office of the Chief Economist within the Office of Policy and International Affairs. For those interested in congressional materials, please visit Congress’s site. For more information on how to use this online library, please see these instructions.


The online library is updated on a quarterly basis. The USPTO Office of the Chief Economist developed this online library in accordance with the U.S. Joint Strategic Plan on Intellectual Property Enforcement FY 2017-2019. Calls for research and enhanced public availability of data are key elements of the Joint Strategic Plan.

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