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Jerome Rubin, helped forge LexisNexis, dies at 86

AP – “Jerome Rubin, who helped bring to market the commercial online research database today known as LexisNexis and the display technology behind millions of Amazon Kindles and other e-readers, has died in New York. He was 86…. Rubin was trained as a physicist and attorney, but in the 1970s was hired by an Ohio-based company to make commercially viable what was then a novel product — a computer “search and retrieval system” or database of state case law.”

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LexisNexis Unveils Next Generation of Intellectual Property Research Technology with New Semantic Search “Brain”

Press Release – “LexisNexis, a leading global provider of content-enabled workflow solutions, today announced the debut of an innovative new semantic search “brain” for its full complement of intellectual property (IP) research products.

The next-generation semantic search technology identifies the meaning of multiple concepts within a single search query to help users zero in on core concepts faster and make fewer revisions to their search queries.”

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Lexis Efiling Case Better for State Court

Courthouse News – “In dismissing a federal claim against British publishing giant Reed Elsevier, a federal judge said he was “troubled” by a state court order forcing lawyers to file electronically through Reed Elsevier’s American division Lexis Nexis, adding that the efile system and the accompanying fees imposed by the private publisher may not comply with Texas law.”

Read the decision

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West, Lexis Offer Help for Hard Times

Legal Blog Watch – “Two major legal publishers announced initiatives this week to help laid-off lawyers keep their heads above water and make the transition to new jobs. Coincidentally or not, both West and LexisNexis announced their initiatives on the same day.”

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Making IP Research Easier

LexisNexis – “LexisNexis, a leading provider of information and services solutions, has launched TotalPatentâ„¢ – a concrete example of how online technology can significantly aid IP professionals by bringing together relevant content, expertise and legal research capabilities all in one place.”

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Research is Hard

HotAir – “A Lexis-Nexis search isn’t foolproof as it might not turn up cases that were tried by jury and not appealed.”

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More Pictures and Graphics

LexisNexis – “LexisNexis, a leading provider of information services and solutions, today announced the addition of more photos and graphics to its most comprehensive collection of global news, business, and legal information on the market.”

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