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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?

Significant New Enhancements Released on Lexis Advance

OK you WestlawNext junkies, take a look at what has been added this summer to Lexis Advance. Its verywise to master both Next and Advance as you don't know what you will be using when you graduate. Also, the Commando Legal Research IP students need to know that unique IP content such as Chisum on Patents is only on Lexis. Our friends at Lexis share as follows:

New Content:

·         American Jurisprudence 2d and additional State Jurisprudences

UNH Law Negotiates Training Program with Pantros IP Patent Search Platform : “Google On Steroids”

Welcome From Pantros IP Web (formerly Patent Cafe)

That’s what BusinessWeek called Pantros IP’s Latent Semantic Analysis (LSA) search engine technology. ProSearch™ is the world's leading artificial intelligence search engine for patents.

Patent lawyer relies on mobility to boost client service, lower cost.

A story from Westlaw NEXT.NOTES

Mobile technology is changing the face of legal research. In this new article, Houston-based attorney Tim Johnson and Jeff Richardson, author of "iPhone J.D., Lawyers Using iPhones and iPads," discuss how mobile technology—particularly the WestlawNext iPad app—helps legal professionals improve responsiveness and client service anytime, anywhere. Read the full article on the WestlawNext Resource Center.

UNH Law now offers PubWEST Search Patents and Trademarks

What is PubWEST?

  • WEST stands for Web-based Examiner’s Search Tool, an internal U.S. Patent and Trademark Office database for use by USPTO patent examiners.
  • PubWEST is the public version of WEST offered only in the Public Search Facility and Patent and Trademark Resource Centers, including the UNH Law Library.

Why should I use PubWEST?