Researching U.S. intellectual property law in the digital age: How online research on westlaw can enhance your results

Kam Hong Chloe Lau

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Given today's advanced technology and ease of communication, Intellectual Property (IP) law has become significantly vital in protecting IP owner's property from unauthorized access or use. The aim of this paper is to educate researchers outside the U.S. on how to do research on American Intellectual Property and analysis in order to gain at least a modicum of understanding, and dispel the myth of online legal research being a difficult task for users familiar with print resources.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)147-158
Number of pages12
JournalNTUT Journal of Intellectual Property Law and Management
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2012


  • Intellectual property
  • Legal research
  • Westlaw

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business and International Management
  • Strategy and Management
  • Law

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