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Post your legal research project on Upwork and find professional legal researchers who can search through relevant sources of law, legislation and legal documentation to support your court case. These experienced assistants can search for patents and trademarks among legal research websites and databases; provide you with a different legal research methodology or law practice management software; and gather information about your case, from product history and origins to medical tests and sales statistics. You will also find intellectual property experts who can perform competitive research and determine whether patent, trademark, or copyright infringement has been committed against your company or website.

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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Legal research Upwork freelancers typically receive a client rating of 4.71.

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  1. Aurobinda Panda

    Aurobinda Panda

    IP Attorney - Expert in Trademark | Patents | Copyright | DMCA Notice

    India - Last active: 8 days ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 4

    Over last 3 year I have successfully work on 100 of Odesk Contracts for more than 2000 hours. We have a team of IP professionals and attorneys with excellent knowledge and experience in the field of Intellectual Property Law mainly Trademark, Patents, Copyright, DMCA Takedown Notice, Legal Research, I am Managing Partner of Lex Protector International Law Office and also expert in Trademark and Patent. I have done my specialization in Intellectual Property Law from University of South Africa, which is one of the most premier institutions of the world. I have handled several Patent, Copyright and Trademark related issues successfully for our clients around the world and intend to expand my abilities even further. Our Law firm is also recognized as "Startup of the Year 2014 in Intellectual Property" by Silicon India Magazine which is published in USA and India. (More information - http://www.siliconindia.com/magazine-articles-in/Lex_Protector_Offering_Undisputed_IP_Services-FJIF582304527.html ) Also recognized as "Startups to Watch in 2015" by CIO Review Magazine.(More Information - http://www.cioreview.in/magazine/Lex-Protector-Enabling-Enterprises-with-Various-Intellectual-Property-Services-GBIO783533570.html) (Your can visit our Lex Protector Firm Website at http://www.lexprotector.com)

    $18.89 /hr
    2,357 hours
    4.97
  2. Andrews L.

    Andrews L. Agency Contractor

    Growth Hacker, Project Manager and Digital Marketer

    Philippines - Last active: 7 days ago - Tests: 9 - Portfolio: 3

    In the effort to find opportunities of great significance and importance to business. achieving no less than the best efficiency and consistency a professional can offer (in Information Technology industry), I make sure to deliver more than what is expected through creative and proactive work behavior. I have a variety of skills and expertise both in self-taught and experience and these are the following: 1. Business development 2. Project Management -PRINCE2 -Agile Management 3. Digital marketing / Internet marketing (and Growth hack) -Content Marketing (Tone, Expert, Authority & strategy) -Copywriting -SEO (On-page & Off page) -Social Media Marketing (facebook, twitter & Linkedin) -SEM (PPC, re-targeting) 4. Blogging 5. Article writing -AP Style -Press release / Reviews Others 1. Virtual Assistance 2. Market / Legal research 3. Network marketing 4. Wordpress development 5. Sales 6. Customer service

    Associated with: Clientele IT Solution

    $9.00 /hr
    68 hours
    4.65
  3. Kristine H.

    Communications Consultant / Writer / Web Designer

    United States - Last active: 11/14/2012 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 1

    I'm a native English speaker located in the United States. Skills: • Press releases • Web content writing and editing - specialized knowledge of legal, technology, and business issues • Start-up and small business consulting • CSS + HTML • Wordpress design • Web and print graphic design using Adobe Creative Suite Relevant Experience: • 5 years experience as a Website and Communications Manager • Press releases for a major scientific publisher • Freelance graphic design and marketing consulting for entertainment industry clients • Experience working with web and print content in Italian and French • Undergraduate degree in journalism • J.D. degree

    $30.00 /hr
    3 hours
    5.00
  4. Prakash J.

    Prakash J.

    Affiliate Marketing, Online Reputation, Wordpress, SEO, PHP Expert

    India - Last active: 5 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 9

    ***** Experience as an Affiliate Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as an outsourced affiliate marketing manager and have helped many clients in various activities like affiliate program launch strategies, competitor analysis, affiliate research, affiliate recruitment, affiliate program setup, management, promotions, affiliate directory submission and affiliate marketing forum management. I have advanced knowledge of Post Affiliate Pro, HasOffers, iDevAffiliate and networks like CJ, Shareasale etc. ***** Experience as an SEO Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as Search Engine Optimization customization (SEO) consultant and have helped clients in improving their search engine ranking positions. I also have experience in dealing with search engine penalties and shorting it out. I have good command on On Page SEO, Link Building, SEO Analysis. ***** Experience as a Social Media Marketing Professional ***** Over the last 7 years, I have worked as social media consultant for few clients where I have handles activities like managing day-to-day activities of social media activities and customer engagement. ***** Experience as Programmer ***** Over the last 7 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, Joomla, CSS, PHP, HTML, HTML 5, DHTML, and MySQL including sites for start up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development project, and I am seeking opportunities to build websites from the ground up for you or your business. I also have some experience in the following areas: SQL, Ajax, OOP, and software design and testing. ***** Experience as a Web Researcher ***** Over the last 7 years, I also have worked as web researcher and data entry person too handling various data entry activities like phot editing, web research for emails/contacts/addresses/website etc. ***** Experience as an Online Reputation Management Consultant ***** Over the last 7 years, I have helped individual person and companies in getting rid of their negative links in search engine. For businesses as well as for individuals, its very important to have good reputation and if there are negative links, it can affect business a lot. I have helped clients in downgrading their negative links.

    $5.00 /hr
    79 hours
    3.57
  5. Nadine N.

    Nadine N.

    Engineering Problem Solving and Professional writing and editor

    United States - Last active: 06/08/2014 - Tests: 4

    I have ample experience writing for blogs, websites, newspapers and personal statements for applications to grad school. You may find some of my work at the Gainesville Sun's website Gainesville.com Also can work with Systems Engineering. Specialized in creative problem solving, project and systems management, optimization analysis and multiple other areas.Extensive experience with Visual Basic, Matlab, Simulink and multiple simulation software. I'm also Bilingual (Spanish and English)

    $55.56 /hr
    1 hours
    0.00