Lexis Advance® Copyright Practice Center

Lexis Advance® Copyright Practice Center

Find top copyright law sources as soon as you sign in. The Lexis Advance® Copyright Practice Center* brings your trusted, go-to sources to the first screen you see—comprehensive primary sources (federal cases, codes and regulations); authoritative analysis, practical guidance and expert commentary; plus relevant and trusted news you can’t find elsewhere. Designed specifically for copyright law practitioners, you can see the sources you count on and discover what else can help you, even tools beyond Lexis Advance, before your first click. Add your own favorite or often-used sources for even faster access. Lexis Advance Copyright Practice Center—cut right to the chase.


Get the best information to work from—authoritative LexisNexis® resources, coupled with expertise from distinguished practitioners and veteran authors who specialize in copyright law.

  • Powerhouse treatises. Rely with confidence on more than 20 authoritative treatises covering copyright prosecution, litigation and licensing. Quick access to Nimmer on Copyright®, the most-cited copyright law treatise with citations in over 3,100 federal and state case decisions (15x as many as Patry on Copyright by Thomson Reuters). Other leading Matthew Bender® titles include Music and Copyright, Milgrim on Licensing, and International Copyright Law and Practice. Take advantage of expertise from the LexisNexis IP Law & Strategy Series acquired from Oxford University Press, ALM® Law Journal Press®, and Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA written by top attorneys and designed to make the law accessible and practical from a business perspective.
  • Monitor the current state of copyright law with quick access to a vast catalog of primary-law content including federal cases with pagination to BNA® United States Patents Quarterly (USPQ), United State Code Service Title 35—Patents, and Code of Federal Regulations Title 37—Patents, Trademarks and Copyrights.
  • Analyze cases with the high-quality analysis from Shepard’s® Citations Service that provides more on-point cases. Spend less time finding and more time analyzing, with fast access to federal cases, statutes, regulations and agency decisions.
  • Uncover copyright registrations. Customers with access to copyright registrations can search these databases, U.S. monographs, serials and legal documents.
  • Better news, better insights from an exclusive combination of top daily news sources including Law360®, The Wall Street Journal®, The New York Times®, Mealey’s® Daily News and Intellectual Property Today. More detailed analysis and commentary on breaking copyright law news is provided every other week in Mealey’s® Litigation Report: Copyright.


Start working faster with better direction. LexisNexis editors review the deep resources across LexisNexis and ensure the most relevant copyright law sources are at the top of the page. You uncover the best copyright law resources—the ones most likely to help you—in the least time.

  • Top titles stay within reach. Most-used and best-regarded copyright law sources—primary law, secondary analysis, daily industry news and more—are in your sightline. Click once and go.
  • Uncover the unexpected. What you don’t know can hurt you. The Copyright Practice Center brings you the best possibilities, including law firm memos from more than 200 of the world’s leading law firms.
  • Need a bigger picture? You’ve got it—A to Z. Select View all sources and get a full, alphabetical listing of LexisNexis copyright law resources. You can be confident you don’t miss a thing.
  • Research a legal topic—no search needed. No extra steps either. Key legal topics for copyright law practitioners are right on your page. Select and review results.
  • Make it your center. Add other most-used sources or your source combinations to the easy-to-access Favorites pod, plus rearrange Practice Center pods the same way you can on your Lexis Advance home page.


Leverage the differentiators, including Lexis Advance features that help you dig deeper faster and tools no other online publisher offers.

  • Get more of what you need for transactional work. Lexis Practice Advisor® Intellectual Property & Technology offering† provides step-by-step practical guidance on transactional matters and issues, plus with model forms drafted by leading practitioners, you can quickly customize documents for specific client situations.
  • Craft successful litigation strategies, win cases, and close business by utilizing legal analytics of federal cases from Lex Machina®†.
  • Review dockets with LexisNexis® CourtLink®†, the leading docket research solution, providing access to Federal District Courts dockets.
  • Get built-in research help. The Red Search Box offers legal phrase suggestions and points you to popular copyright law cases and statutes as you enter your search. Plus your search is automatically filtered to your practice area. 
  • Select a case passage—and uncover connections. No search or cite is needed with Legal Issue Trail™, exclusive to Lexis Advance. Pinpoint cases that reference a passage you select, revealing connections you may not see otherwise.
  • Work anytime, anywhere on practically any device. Screens for Lexis Advance Practice Centers adapt automatically to fit the size of your device. (And you can print easily with a Safari® plug-in.) No apps needed.

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