The following resources pertain to intellectual property litigation in Illinois State and Federal Courts:
General Litigation Resources
Publications of the Sedona Conference: The materials put out by the Sedona Conference are well-respected, and include the often cited “Sedona Principles” regarding production of electronic documents.
Music Copyright Infringement Resource: A collection of music copyright cases with a description of each.
Trademark Infringement: Explanation from Legal Information Institute.
Trade Secret Institute: Publishes information about trade secret cases. From Brooklyn Law School.
PatentlyO: A very well-regarded patent specific blog.
SCOTUSblog: An excellent blog covering the Supreme Court.
Federal Litigation Resources
Federal District Courts in Illinois
Remember to check if the specific judge you are before has chamber rules!
Seventh Circuit Rules
Illinois State Litigation Resources
Illinois General Assembly: Full text of bills, public acts, and Illinois Compiled Statutes.
Illinois Courts Information
Illinois Courts: Information about various Illinois Circuit Courts, Appellate Divisions, and the Illinois Supreme Court.