Arizona Corporate Commission – ACC

The Arizona Corporate Commission oversees a number of areas, including the state’s utilities, enforcing an ethical securities marketplace, and approves filing all articles of incorporation for Arizona businesses. The ACC is only one of 7 states that have constitutionally formed commissions. There are 5 commissioners who comprise the commission and 8 divisions that fall under its jurisdiction. Learn more at:

Securities and Exchange Commission – SEC

Visit the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for information about securities regulations and current U.S. securities news. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission protects investors, facilitates capital formation, and helps preserve orderly markets. The universal interest of all Americans is to improve our standard of living and protect the value of our earnings and investments.

Maricopa Superior Court

The Maricopa Superior Court provides resources and information regarding judicial proceedings and laws in Arizona. From case searches and employment opportunities, to the Law Library Resource Center and jury information, this website encompasses a wide range of information for Arizonans.

United States Patent and Trademark Office – USPTO

The USPTO website has a wealth of information about trademark basics and the trademark process, as well as general information concerning patents and the patent overview process. Visit their website to access patent forms, apply for a trademark online, and to stay up-to-date with the latest USPTO news and policies.

Arizona Secretary of State Office

Visit the Arizona Secretary of State website for news about elections, the governor’s office, and information about the Arizona business community, like registered telemarketers and trademarks. The office also commissions notaries, certifies notarized documents, and runs the Address Confidentiality Program. The Secretary of State is first in line of succession and serves as acting governor when the governor is absent from the state.

The Wall Street Journal

Founded in 1889, the Wall Street Journal is a U.S. business-focused international newspaper and has won numerous awards, including a number of Pulitzer Prizes. Visit the newspaper’s website for the latest news and information about the economy, politics, business matters, and tech innovations.

Copyright Office

The U.S. Copyright Office website has everything you need to know about copyrights and the policy issues surrounding them. Visit the website to learn more about how to register a copyright, search copyright records, the schedule of copyright fees, and the history of U.S. copyright law.