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Library Offers Major Online Service of Major IP Treatises

The Library is happy to announce the addition of the IP Library to the Intelliconnect  Legal Web Research Platform. Wolters Kluwer Law & Business, the parent to the CCH and Aspen brands, now makes finding IP law and over 40 of their most popular premium IP secondary analytical treatises and news convenient in one easy online service. And, unlike the print version, each publication contains links to primary source cited in the publication. You can use this service while at school or at home.

IP Library Provides Most up to date America Invents Act analytical content

The publishing industry is catching up with blogs, newsletters, social media, CLE and professional association meetings with recently released treatises on the America Invents Act. If you want to increase your exposure to this content - the books have arrived and will be cataloged very soon. They are currently with Matt Jenks, Cataloger. If there are other AIA titles we need to hold, please notify me. Enjoy.

Westlaw in Trouble AGAIN!

A report from our friends at SpicyIP. Seems West might be getting their cases from all the wrong places?

The District Judge of Lucknow has passed an interim injunction against Thomson Reuters and its Indian operations Westlaw and Indlaw – Defendants, for infringing the copyright of Eastern Book Company’s (EBC)-Plaintiffs, law report, Supreme Court Cases (SCC). 

Lexis for $50.00 per month : what's up with that?

I got this email today. I think this is evidence of the effect that all of the other premium and free legal reserch platforms are stressing the marketplace. While this might be good for consumers, they must be savvy enough to understand what they gain and lose from each choice. One big viariable is access to premium secondary sources. If you need treatise materials in your area of practice and you move to a service with just primary sources, what is your research plan?