online services

Kluwer IP Law Library Now Available

We know many of you don't like to deal with those loose leaf services to do research. Over the last year we have migrated those from Aspen, CCH and Kluwer to the online versions now available via the Library home page. This means you can use those dozens of premium titles when you are on a plane, train or automobile!

This month we highlight Kluwer IP Law. With access to Kluwer IP Law you can:

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.

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). 

How Google is getting more like Lexis and Westlaw

In Legal Research & Information Literacy we covered how natural language and one search solutions were like Google searching. I then said - is there a way to construct searches using Google similar to terms and connectors? I thought the answer was basically no. Ace 1L Jesscia found advanced query construction tools on Google. So, Lexis and Westlaw see the strength of one search and Google sees the strength of constructing queries.

Intro to Patent Searching Certificate Series Begins

The first class in the Patent Searching Certificate series sponsored by the Library will begin tomorrow, September 16 at noon in Room 227. It will last two hours.  Attenedees can follow along the slides by going to the Slide Share site for the Introduction presentation.