Research & Analysis

Think about:  Knowledge of Law & Legal Systems  Subject Matter Expertise  Knowledge & Navigation of Information Sources  Critical Evaluation & Synthesis of Information  Ethical Use of Information

Research & Analysis

Essential Skills for Business Intelligence Professionals

If you are transitioning to a new BI/CI role this program will help you identify essential skills, tools and techniques to become a successful business intelligence professional. You will learn about corporate research databases, business financials and terminology, data visualization products, statistics and more. Don't worry: if you have intellectual curiosity your skill development will come naturally.

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Trademark Research

Can we have a session that covers:

pitfalls of trademark research

how to research a trademark for a logo

difference between block marks, design marks and stylized marks and how to search them

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Demystifying Text Analysis: A Tutorial in Method and Practice

Commercial databases, search engines, and legal product vendors rely upon a sophisticated set of data algorithms to systematically organize, sort, summarize, and describe large amounts of textual information. Despite the centrality of these systems--and the algorithms upon which they depend--to our working (and personal) lives, the inner-workings of "text analysis" are little understood. This session provides an accessible ...more »

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Patent Analytics and Landscaping

The program would provide details on the stages required for performing patent analytics, and for the preparation of a Patent Landscape Report (PLR). Patent analytics and PLRs support informed decision-making, and are designed to efficiently address the concerns associated with making high stakes decisions in technologically advanced areas with a maximum degree of confidence.

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Don't Disparage Me: The Lanham Act after the Slants Decision

Last year the U.S. Supreme Court ruled against the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office stating section 2(a) of the Lanham Act, the section prohibiting trademarks that insult any group, was unconstitutional. The ruling came in a case that involved an Asian American rock group called the Slants, which tried to register the band’s name in 2011. The band was turned down by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office because of a law ...more »

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Knowledge transfers - strategies to get from tacit to explicit

We all have been in the room with someone who has a wealth of information but it's all in their head and not on paper. How can we make this organizational knowledge available to others? What works and what doesn't? This program will explore how to design successful after action reviews, in-house trainings, practice group sessions etc.

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Religious Arbitration: Research Antidote to Islamophobia?

Religious arbitration data and researching Islamic law and other religious law: Is religious arbitration a vehicle for privatization of law and diminution of rights or a forum for shared values and diversity of legal systems? This panel would examine online projects and compare tools for searching Islamic law or Talmudic responsa in Jewish law as well as canon law methodology. Does this provide transparency and a model ...more »

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Mine is Better than Yours

A program with librarians showing the databases they favor when conducting specialized research in an area like securities research or IP. The librarians can discuss what they like about that database, what it is especially good at, what it doesn't provide, and why it was chosen over the resource chosen by other libraries/librarians. A sort of duel of the databases.

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Regulatory research in foreign countries

Regulation has rapidly become a significant source of law in civil law countries as well as common law countries. When tasked to locate, research, or teach about foreign regulations, what are the most important factors to keep in mind? What are the steps you should take to figure out the big picture first? Are there any assumptions or traps that you should deliberately avoid as a US educated legal researcher? Are there ...more »

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