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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?

INTRODUCTION TO THE WestlawNext iPad APP

WestlawNext is available on your iPad device. The iPad offers cutting-edge capabilities, greater portability than a laptop, and a large, high-resolution multi-touch display that makes it highly suitable for legal research. The WestlawNext iPad app makes it possible to conduct and organize your research wherever you take your iPad, allowing you the freedom to go anywhere and still have the power of WestlawNext right at your fingertips.

Westlaw Next Top Tips for 2012: Five Quick Tips for Saving Time

FIVE QUICK TIPS FOR SAVING TIME We understand that your time is incredibly valuable to you, so follow these simple tips to leverage WestlawNext® features that save time and help you research more efficiently Quickly Locate Publications and Databases Finding a specific publication is as easy as typing its name into the search box. When you enter the first few letters of what you're looking for, you'll see a list of publications to choose from. This also works with database identifiers (you might be familiar with them if you used westlaw.com).