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Legal research refers to the task of finding and gathering information necessary to support a legal case. On Upwork, the world’s largest online workplace, lawyers and law firms hire talented legal researchers and assistants — who may have professional experience in corporate law, criminal law or patent law — to conduct thorough legal research about workplace policies, consumer rights, or specific regulations. They can also draft legal documents, write detailed reports, or prepare presentations — including case studies, statutes, law reviews, or reviewing ethic and moral aspects of a subject.

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Harit Mohan

Harit Mohan Agency Contractor

Patent Search Expert with 7+ Years Experience

India - Tests: 1

1. Landscape Services: 1.1 Patent Landscape 1.2 Patent/ IP Watch (Monthly Updates) 1.3 Portfolio Analysis 1.4 Competitive Intelligence 1.5 Non Patent Literature (NPL) Landscapes 1.6 White Space Analysis & more… 2. Prosecution Services: 2.1 Patentability 2.2 FTO/ Clearance (National, Regional & Global) 2.3 State of Art & more… 3. Litigation Services: 3.1 Validity/ Invalidity 3.2 Infringement Analysis 3.3 Claim Charts & more… 4. Specialized Services: 4.1 Chemical structure searches (Markush, Polymers, Reactions etc.) 4.2 Biosequence searches (Nucleic Acids, Peptides & Polypeptides) 4.3 Patent drafting 4.4 Patent illustrations 4.5 Clinical Trial searches 4.6 Customized data mining & more… 5. Database Knowledge: 5.1 LexisNexis® TotalPatent®, Thomson Innovation, PatBase, MicroPatent, Questel etc. 5.2 STN Databases (DGENE, PCTGEN, USGENE, CAPLUS, MARPAT, REGISTRY etc.) 5.3 EBSCO, ProQuest, ScienceDirect, PubMed, IEEE, Scopus etc.

Associated with: Signicent Information Solutions LLP

75% Job Success
$22.22 /hr
0 hours

CA Lawyer Online - Dave Johnston

CA Lawyer Online - Dave Johnston

CA Lawyer Online

United States - Tests: 1

Get legal answers you can understand; without confusing legal jargon. Know and Protect your rights BEFORE you find yourself in court, with answers when you need them! When it comes to legal services, can you afford to make a wrong decision? Fixing problems later almost always costs more than avoiding them in the first place. Ensure that you get both solid legal and business advice in all types of matters. Let my experience put you in control of your legal challenges so you can concentrate on other aspects of your life. If I can't handle your legal problem, I will help you find someone who can. Unfortunately, Law and justice are not always the same! Running my own consulting company provided me with valuable experience negotiating, problem solving and working through confrontational issues. My accomplishments, business experiences, education and interests are my means to providing you the services you seek. Let me put my tenacious attitude and strategic mindset to work for you! Whether you are unsure if you need a lawyer, face your first legal situation, need help to handle existing problems, or want a second opinion, please contact me. If you need help in any of the following areas, I can assist you: • General Legal Services • Custom Contracts & Reusable Templates • e-Business Policies • Legal Compliance Audits • Negotiation Support • ADA, HIPAA & Federal Law Compliance • Debtor-Creditor • Fair Debt Collection Practices Act • Fair Credit Reporting Act • Judgment, Liens, Garnishment • Housing Problems • Consumer Cases • Business Plans • Corp, Partnership, LLC, LLP • Non-Profit - 501(c)(3) • Director, Officer Indemnification • Shareholder Agreements • Homeowner Association Disputes • Criminal Law • Small Claims • Wills, Trusts, and Estate Planning In addition, employers or clients saved over $53 million during a 15-year period using my expertise in Information Systems Consulting and Management Consulting. Copyright 2013 CA Lawyer Online NOTICE and DISCLOSURE: The information in or provided through this website is for general information purposes only and should not be construed as legal advice. Each legal issue is different and the information contained on this website may not apply to your case. You should be aware that the Statute of Limitations (the deadline imposed by law within which you may bring a lawsuit) may severely limit the time remaining for you to file any potential claims you may have. Legal information is not legal advice. Therefore, no person should act or rely on any information in this site without seeking the advice of an attorney. This Web site may be considered advertising in some jurisdictions under the applicable law and ethical rules. The hiring of an attorney is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Because I am an attorney licensed in California and Oregon and admitted to practice before the federal courts, you will only receive legal advice applicable to California, Oregon and/or federal law. You should not consider anything contained on this website to be a guarantee or prediction of result. Prior results are provided for general information purposes only and do not guaranty, warranty or predict a similar outcome with respect to any future matter. This Web site is not intended to be advertising and the Law Offices of David C. Johnston does not wish to represent anyone desiring representation based upon viewing this Web site in a state where this Web site fails to comply with all laws and ethical rules of that state. In the event that any information on this website does not fully conform with regulations in any jurisdiction, this law firm will not accept representation based on that information. I do not collect any information about you other than what you provide to me through chat, by email, or over the phone. To demonstrate my commitment to informed disclosure and to accurately communicate any use of your personally identifiable information, you are directed to read all oDesk policies, to include at minimum the Terms and Conditions of Use and the Privacy Policy. All potential clients are urged to make their own independent investigation and evaluation of any lawyer being considered. To the extent the State Bar rules require me to designate a principal office and/or single attorney responsible for this site, CA Lawyer Online designates David C. Johnston, with offices and contact information as currently listed with the State Bars of California and Oregon, as the attorney responsible for this CA LAWYER ONLINE oDesk listing. Before you become my client, or I become your attorney, several procedures, including checks for conflicts of interest, must be performed. No attorney-client relationship is formed by reading this website or by merely chatting with or by sending email to CA LAWYER ONLINE.

80% Job Success
$90.00 /hr
52 hours

Natasha Brooks

Natasha Brooks

Administrative Professional

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 2

I am coming from a background of 5+ years of Legal, Administrative and Customer Service experience. In the past, I have managed an office of over 60 staff members and have managed a 1 million dollar budget. Over the course of my professional career, I have developed networking and building relationship skills. My communication skills are very well executed along with my time management and leadership skills. My paralegal training as well as my work as a Legal Assistant has trained me to draft documents and prepare for client interviews. I learned to use programs such as Westlaw and Lexis Nexis to research laws and related court cases. This position helped me develop time management, organization and manage high stress situations.

100% Job Success
$16.67 /hr
1,017 hours

Emran Parves

Emran Parves

B2B Lead Generation, Email Sourcer, Contact List Builder, Linked Expt.

Bangladesh - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 19

TOP RATED and SUCCESSFUL Freelancer on Upwork having HUGE HOURS of WORKING EXPERIENCE !!! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I'm a master of finding people's contact details. An expert in finding personal emails and other contact details of targeted people/business. This includes finding executives and their contact details within company, industry, location etc. (Email, Phone, Social media links, etc.) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Available 7 days/week. Committed to communicating almost instantly via Upwork, Email and Skype. I am available about 12-14 hours a day. Actually its my Career now. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Using my Experience and Knowledge to provide 100% Guaranteed Service Blended with Quality and Accuracy. I do not apply for the job that I can not do properly and timely. I am an Honest, hard-working, reliable, extremely well-organized, highly motivated, creative, and professional individual seeking to utilize my creative skills in Web Research, Lead Generation and Admin Assistant. I believe intensely in maintaining a strong work ethic and the importance of customer/client satisfaction. Looking for the next Opportunity to prove my Expertise and to make a Long Term Successful Relation with my Employer. Types of jobs that I have completed in Upwork: I worked Mostly on Research Types Jobs. Finding Contact Details for a specific person of a specific organization. Also done various Admin Support Jobs which I have included in my Portfolio with details (along with verifiable URL). ======================My Goals=================== ✔ To Fulfill the goal of my Client. ✔ To provide Quality service to Clients. ✔ To deliver Quality Results on time. ✔ To build a strong & professional relationships to clients. =============Core Competencies I Possess============ ==> Expert in LinkedIn Research. Have access on LinkedIn Premium Account. ==> To extract Email and phone have access on Paid Directories like Lead411 and Jigsaw/ ================My area of Expertise================ ✔ LinkedIn based Research ✔ Contact & Email List Building ✔ Lead Generation ✔ Email Scraping ✔ Web Research ✔ Web Scraping ✔ Data Entry Expert ✔ Data Scraping ✔ Google Research ✔ Admin Support ✔ PDF Conversion Highly Experienced in using following Applications and Software: ✔ Rapportive. ✔ Microsoft Excel. ✔ Microsoft Word. ✔ LinkedIn. ✔ Jigsaw/ ✔ Lead411. ✔ Zoom Info. ✔ Manta ✔ Google Spreadsheet. ✔ Google Documents. ✔ Team viewer. ✔ Skype. ✔ MultiSkype Launcher. ✔ G mail. ✔ Dropbox. ✔ Facebook. ✔ Twitter. ✔ Adobe Reader and Adobe Photoshop.

90% Job Success
$4.44 /hr
17,150 hours

Alen Rose Alia

Alen Rose Alia

Data Analyst, Expert in Web Research, PDF conversion, Email Handling

Philippines - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 3

My main objective is to provide a good and quality output to meet clients satisfaction. I have been working for 3 years in an outsourcing company here in the Philippines which is located at Mandaue City Cebu. I am part in a Legal Team who are processing legal documents as a Data Analyst. I am a good analyst especially for converting legal documents into electronic and also expert in web research. My experience with my current employer would be my great asset to work with different types of projects. Lastly, I am hardworking and honest person and a fast learner too.

$3.00 /hr
0 hours

Lynette Bealer

Lynette Bealer

Expert Researcher and Writer

United States - Tests: 2

Dedicated Paralegal with over a decade of experience working in various legal roles for attorneys across the U.S. I am a QuickBooks Cloud ProAdvisor, Clio Certified Consultant, and a Rocket Matter Productivity Partner. These are all cloud (web) based legal and business practice management systems that address the practice management needs of small to mid-sized law firms and businesses. I type over 65 wpm and am proficient at legal research, writing memos, case briefs, and effectively calendaring court hearings and deadlines. I earned an MBA from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, a Master's in Paralegal Studies from George Washington University, a Bachelor's in Business Administration, and an Associates in Business Administration/Legal Assistant Studies.

$75.00 /hr
0 hours

Nic F.

Nic F. Agency Contractor

Provider of Writing/ Editing/Technical Services and Legal Insight

United States - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 6

Accomplished and versatile professional with a rare mix of technical, business and legal expertise. Strong organization, prioritization and project management skills rooted in training in Business Management and Computer Information Systems. Possesses technical certifications in cyber security and networking, with work experience in intrusion detection, malware analysis, penetration testing/vulnerability scanning, compliance, and certification & accreditation. Graduate education at one of the top law schools and business schools in the U.S., with a focus on intellectual property, cyber law and data privacy. Firm grasp of the English language and high proficiency in the use and mechanics of grammar. Thoroughly enjoys both creative and technical writing, with a penchant for varied types of research and content editing. Highly analytical, timely, quality-driven and adaptive.

Associated with: Written Perfection

100% Job Success
$33.33 /hr
158 hours

Mervin Rene Salceda

Mervin Rene Salceda

Fast, Reliable, & Experienced Researcher & Data Entry Proffesional

Philippines - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 3

As a freelancer, My main goal is providing my client a quick and accurate result of my task. As the time that I started my career here in Odesk, I have proven my worth, skills, capabilities, and knowledge to my clients. I do offer services with both guarantees and satisfactions. I am a hard worker, fast, reliable, resourceful, and expert researcher, provider, and data entry professional. I am also a well-rounded and open-minded individual. I am always open for any comments and suggestion regarding my work to increase my productivity. I am capable of adopting any changes. I also perform multitasking and can work with or without supervision.

100% Job Success
$5.56 /hr
1,544 hours

Md. Showqut Hossain

Md. Showqut Hossain Agency Contractor

Data Mining & Lead Generation Specialist

Bangladesh - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 26

FULLTIME ☆☆☆☆☆ AVAILABILITY ☆☆☆☆☆ HONEST ☆☆☆☆☆ SUCCESS ☆☆☆☆☆ DEADLINE ►►►►▬▬▬▬▬▬ஜ۩۞۩ஜ▬▬▬▬▬◄◄◄◄ I'm showqut from Bangladesh. I can ensure you that I have good skills at any kind of research task with sincerity. Relivable worker and willing to get your full satisfaction with work. Having the ability to meet deadline. My objective is to provide high quality and 100% accurate service to my employer and give employer full satisfaction. I will do my best to respond to your requests. I AM EXPERT ON 1. Contact List Building. 2. Lead Generation. 3. Data Entry. 4. Data Mining. 5. Web Research. 6. Linkedin Research. 7. Email Marketing. 8. Rapportive 9. Virtual Assistant. 10. Administrative Support. 11. Internet Research. 12. Microsoft Excel. 13. Social Media Marketing.

Associated with: Savar Freelance Team

79% Job Success
$5.00 /hr
1,021 hours

Lisa K.

Lisa K.

Transcription, IT Support, Administrative Work

United States - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 10

With 20 years experience in IT Administration, Legal Administrative Support and Transcription, and Medical Transcription and Office Management, I am experienced, dedicated, and detail-oriented. I now have a career working from home as it best fits my lifestyle, and will deliver very high quality work in a short period of time. You will not be disappointed in the value that you get when using me for all of your administrative needs.

$16.67 /hr
17 hours