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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 4.70.

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  1. Maria Rollet Guieb

    Maria Rollet Guieb

    Web Researcher - Data Entry Specialist - Layout Artist

    Philippines - Last active: 1 day ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 1

    Hi! I 'm an efficient freelancer. My objective is to seek for an opportunity to work as a Freelancer. I have been working behind the desk for almost 10 years, and I would like to venture into working for clients here on Odesk. My skills include transcriptionist, web researcher, data entry personnel. I 'am also proficient in Adobe Pagemaker and Adobe Photoshop. If I will be given the opportunity to work with you, my aim is to give and deliver the best that I can do.

    $5.00 /hr
    2,879 hours
    4.98
  2. Simone Monti

    Simone Monti

    Translator, English to Italian, I.T.,

    Italy - Last active: 14 days ago - Tests: 6

    Native Italian (Tuscan) fluent in English available for translation work from English to Italian and viceversa. I have a degree from the university of Florence in law and am therefore well versed in legal matters. I also have extensive computer experience and a passion for history. My professional experience includes marketing Italian brands for sale in English speaking markets. I've traveled extensively and place high value on cultural awareness as the foundation of effective translation.My wife is American and teaches English and works as a translator and interpreter as well. We often collaborate on jobs and together offer a truly comprehensive service.

    $17.00 /hr
    9 hours
    4.88
  3. Amulya Dhal

    Amulya Dhal Agency Contractor

    Data Entry | Patent Searching & Analysis | Web research | Marketing

    India - Last active: 1 month ago - Tests: 6 - Portfolio: 4

    Expert Freelancer with good analytical skill. Expert in data mining, corporate email mining, web-search and analysis Expert in PPT (power point presentation) slides preparation and data entry. Expert in research and report preparation. Enjoy taking challenges and value to my commitment. I am a hard task master, value driven, enthusiastic , and lifetime learner. For Patent Searching and Analysis: • A skilled professional having more than 3 years experience in patentability search, invalidity search, infringement search, state-of-the-art search, IP discovery etc • Producing thorough and High Quality search results and Timeliness in delivery of search results. • Maintaining Confidentiality of disclosed matters. • Can work without supervision. • Successfully completed 'DL-101 General Course on Intellectual Property' offered by World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) • Patent search using various databases such as Thomson innovation, Orbit, Total Patent, Pantros IP, Freepatentsonline, Esp@cenet, WIPO, JPO, KPO, SIPO as well as other patent authority sites in the world etc. • Non-Patent literature Searching with Subscribed databases such as DIALOG, IEEE/ACM as well as other freely available databases in www such as Google scholar and other scientific/literature publishing sites.

    Associated with: ipved

    $5.00 /hr
    83 hours
    4.98
  4. Beenu Ken

    Beenu Ken Agency Contractor

    Web Developer | Internet Marketing Expert

    India - Last active: 20 days ago - Tests: 4 - Portfolio: 1

    Developed a lot of websites for business and individuals providing solutions in Php, HTML and Wordpress. Excellent experience SEO, SEM and SMM with outstanding exposure of quickly changing Search Engine Algorithms. Developing eCommerce web apps is an USP of mine, including API integration. Have got experience in legal research and patent filing too.

    Associated with: Technovriti IT Solutions LLP

    $11.00 /hr
    417 hours
    5.00
  5. Clarence Oakes

    Clarence Oakes

    Expert SEO Content Writer & WordPress Developer

    United States - Last active: 3 months ago - Tests: 12 - Portfolio: 15

    Satisfaction Guaranteed (see below) As an expert SEO content creator, I develop articles which both inform and entertain. However, because every website has two audiences, I write for both. I create content which gets results from both the search engines and readers. This is accomplished by carefully ensuring that keywords and keyword combinations are used to the right density. If you need help determining the best keywords/combos, I can research this for you. I specialize in... >Creative Website Content >eBooks >Technical Writing When creating website content and eBooks, I follow the AIDA marketing principle so that you get the results you want. I also provide content written in American, Australian, or UK English. Books can be delivered in .doc, pdf, or both formats ready for print or electronic publication as desired. MY GUARANTEE: If you are dissatisfied for any reason, I will make it right. I guarantee my work...Always. If you have a special project, I would be happy to discuss your needs. I am also proficient in WordPress. I look forward to hearing from you. Jeff

    Groups: Bluehost Developers and Designers

    $25.00 /hr
    298 hours
    5.00
  6. Pauline Nguyen

    Pauline Nguyen

    NYC based International Business Consultant

    United States - Last active: 06/08/2013 - Tests: 2

    I'm back in the USA after spending 6 years developing and improving businesses in Middle East and Asia. What that means for you is the advantage to easily and conveniently access an international business consultant who has worked on projects related to over 19 countries from start-ups to multinationals. You will benefit from my work portfolio which includes: 1) Countries: United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, China, Hong Kong, Afghanistan 2) Industries: Finance, retail and consumer, professional services, industrial, social entrepreneurship/non-profit, energy sector service providers 3) Education: MS in Global Finance I am happy to leverage my diversified geographic and sector experience to help you create effective detailed business plans, investor proposals, pitch presentations, business development and marketing materials, and market entry/growth strategy.

    $25.56 /hr
    29 hours
    4.85
  7. Merritt Jethro Naanos

    Merritt Jethro Naanos

    Data Entry|Web Design|Graphic Design|PA|VA

    Philippines - Last active: 07/17/2013 - Tests: 3 - Portfolio: 6

    To be able to offer a quality work to my employer and guarantee satisfaction. I have many skills that allow me to perform a wide range of duties, and am always finding new things to add to this. I respect other people's time, effort and money that's why I always provide high quality deliverables in quick turn around time. If you are looking speed and efficiency, then I am the right person for you. I am completely organized, honest and hard-working person. When I work, I dedicate myself completely to the work in order to do it as fast as possible, with the maximum of quality. As a freelancer, I work hard to secure the employers with my working etiquette and will provide them with their expected results. I take my pride in my work and enjoys the challenge seeking opportunity to learn and improve skills. I never count hours and I always seek to produce quality work.

    $3.33 /hr
    651 hours
    4.72
  8. Debashis M.

    Debashis M.

    Wordpress Expert, HTML/CSS, SEO & Logo Design

    India - Last active: 2 months ago - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 19

    Over the last 6 years, I have developed a wide range of websites using Wordpress, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, and CSS including sites for start-up companies and small businesses. My core competency lies in complete end-end management of a new website development such that the values, the aim and objectives of the company are reflected in every bit of the design along with the selection of words and content showing the company or projects adaptability, competence, flexibility and creative ability. And I develop solutions using latest web-based technologies while providing tailor-made internet consulting with creativity and innovative approach. My strength is my openness, constant and regular contact follow-up with clients and the willingness to learn. I believe in providing the latest and best of the technology to my clients.

    $7.78 /hr
    16 hours
    5.00
  9. Andrew M.

    US/UK Lawyer - Skilled at contract drafting and review

    United States - Last active: 10/31/2011 - Tests: 5 - Portfolio: 6

    A UK and US lawyer with over ten years experience in the corporate world. I have the skills and experience in drafting and reviewing a broad range of legal, corporate and commercial documents Incorporation - drafts incorporation and formation papers for corporations, LLC and related business entities Shareholder and Director Resolutions Employment Agreements Nondisclosure/Noncompetition Agreements Management and Consulting Agreements Limited Partnership Agreements Joint Venture Agreements General Partnership Agreements Software Agreements License Agreements EULAs Copyright Notices Privacy Policies Various other vendor/royalty/license agreements Powers of Attorney Will and Estate Documents RFP (Request for Proposal) I also have experience writing business plans to secure capital investment for product development or content acquisition; responding to RFPs from numerous Government departments and project managing various corporate initiatives. I also have a significant amount of International experience. As well as my roles in London and the United States, I have had exposure working for other businesses around the world and have become well-versed in local laws and regulations. I am a focused self-starter who strives to consistently provide work of the highest standard. Whether our working relationship is short or long, one assignment or many, it is my aim to ensure that I develop with you a trusting and mutually beneficial working relationship. I am a quick and diligent worker and I aim to complete most assignments within a few hours.

    $44.44 /hr
    24 hours
    4.90
  10. Tony G.

    Tony G.

    Startup Legal and Marketing Expert

    United States - Last active: 10/23/2014 - Tests: 7

    I specialize in start up companies. I provide accounting, finance, patents, trademarks, copyrights, contracts, google adwords, search engine market, and video marketing experience. I graduated top of my class with a biology degree from New York University and a law degree from William and Mary. I am a registered Patent Attorney. For marketing I am a google partners community ambassador and a leader in google adwords. I manage in excess of 2.8 Million yearly marketing expenditures including over a million in just Google AdWords. I am unique.

    $125.00 /hr
    8 hours
    5.00