January 27, 2022

New Online Database Provides Searches of Registered Designs in Israel

From Lexology: Until recently, the only option for searching through registered designs in Israel was through the use of a computer terminal located at the Israel Patent Office (ILPO) in Jerusalem. In response to a growing demand for such searches, the ILPO has launched a new online database and search engine of registered designs that […]

New York Court of Appeals Will Launch New, Searchable Document Database on February 1st

From the AP: The New York Court of Appeals is launching an online service to improve filing records and briefs that for the first time offers access to documents through a searchable database. [Clip] Officials say anyone may search the database for free and view or download documents from every stage of a case. It […]

New Online Database: "UNODC Launches First Global Database of Human Trafficking Cases"

From the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime: UNODC has developed a human trafficking case law database to provide immediate, public access to officially documented instances of this crime. The database contains details on victims’ and perpetrators’ nationalities, trafficking routes, verdicts and other information related to prosecuted cases from across the world. In doing […]

Legal Databases: PACER Adds 3,000 Accounts Weekly in FY2011

From USCourts.gov: More than 160,000 new accounts in the federal judiciary’s Public Access to Electronic Court Records (PACER) service were established in fiscal year 2011. That’s an average of more than 3,000 new accounts each week. [Clip] The PACER service center, located in San Antonio, responded to about 165,000 telephone calls and about 42,000 emails […]