Golden Gate University Law Review


This Note will examine the parameters of conflict in light of some recent cases addressing security interests in copyright, patent, and trademark. Part I will review the purpose and substance of the filing provisions of Article Nine. Part II will examine the scope of Article Nine's authority, particularly where it conflicts with the federal recordation provisions. Part III will analyze several recent cases to determine the present extent of Article Nine's authority. Part IV will discuss the need to reform the federal statutes to clarify the rights of parties in secured transactions in intellectual property.