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Now Playing at the IP Mall : Decision of the Appeals Board - U.S. Copyright Office

This is the first in a series of posts highlighting the collections of the IP Mall open source website serving the IP community.

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays - Obiter Dictum (UNH Law's First Publication)

Happy Thursday, All!  In this installment of Throwback Thursdays, we highlight an item few alumni, faculty, staff or students of UNH Law have ever seen before:  Franklin Pierce Law Center's first publication - Obiter Dictum.  This journal (or magazine) was begun in March of 1975, almost 41 years ago!  It was meant to be a look at the world and philosophy of Law from an irreverent and (somewhat) archival perspective.  The writing is high quality, insightful and literary.  This first issue was published in 1975.  No PC!  No cell phone or iPhone, no Inte

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays (2/11/16)

Happy Thursday, everyone! This week's post combines both humor and nostalgia into one.  The first photo shows our beloved school from White Park (in black & white) and we see the iconic VW Bug in the background parked on White Street. This photo ended up being the cover for the 1980-81 school catalog.

Marking Passages, Preserving the Past : Throwback Thursdays

Happy Thursday, everyone!  As the first installment of our new Throwback Thursdays section of the University of New Hampshire School of Law Archives, I thought I'd start with a riddle of sorts.  The photos below were taken quite a while back - the top photo in the very early 1980s and the bottom photo in 1989.  I don't know the origin of the Loch Ness Monster figures, or "Nessies", in the pond at White Park, but if anyone does have any background on them, we'd appreciate it.  All I know for sure is that Robert Rines, our founder, was a HUGE fan of the Loch Ness Monster a

Professor Bartow Collaborates with Library to Exhibit Famous Copyright Case

We are proud to announce the initial opening of the Professor Ann Bartow Copyright Collection. This is a collection of items related to famous copyright infringement cases. It is located in the IP Library next to the Shaw Reading Area. Coming soon will be more signs explaining each item.

New Database: National Survey of State Laws

HeinOnline's National Survey of State Laws is now available online to the UNH Law community. This resource summarizes frequently researched laws in easy to read table format. 50 state surveys (or 5 state surveys!) are now much quicker to do. For example, this resource includes summaries of state marijuana laws, criminal statute of limitations, and computer crimes.