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Also contains current awareness materials, noted separately in this guide.
Practising Law Institute's (PLI) Discover PLUS provides comprehensive access to PLI content published since 2008, including treatises, answer books, course handbooks, and exclusive access to seminar transcripts. Topical areas include intellectual property law. Individual chapters are available as downloadable PDFs, while forms, templates, and sample documents from across PLI's library can be individually retrieved and edited.
Designed for transactional lawyers, PLC provides model documents with drafting and negotiating tips, step-by-step checklists, and updates on the latest legal and market developments including in the area of intellectual property.
Lex Machina is a patent law litigation database that extracts data and documents from PACER, all 94 District Court sites, ITC’s EDIS site and the PTO site. Lex Machina’s web-based application enables users to run search queries that deliver access to the relevant docket entries and documents. It also generates lists that can be downloaded as PDF files or spreadsheet-ready CSV files. The system generates a daily patent litigation update email, which provides links to all new patent cases and filings.
Lex Machina provides free access for employees and students at U.S. colleges and universities engaged in IP research or study.
Database that is available on Westlaw (login required). Unfortunately, Westlaw's version only allows for terms & connectors or natural language searching; there is no table of contents or index provided.
Contains full text of federal laws, precedent-setting court decisions, annotated explanations from CCH editors, Copyright Office forms, official circulars and reference materials.