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Brief-Lynx Receives Notice of Allowance for Hyperlinking Electronic Documents Patent

DENVER, May 16, 2012 — Brief-Lynx, a leading provider of hyperlinking products and services and its Brief-Lynx electronic document presentation solution for business and legal professionals, today announced that the Company received a Notice of Allowance from the United States Patent and Trademark Office for “Electronic Documentation.” The patent is part of the Company’s portfolio [...]

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Virtual Legal Tech

Check out the Brief-Lynx™ virtual booth via ALM’s Virtual Legal Technology conference. The booth is only staffed on show dates but you can peruse the booth at anytime. There are 4 more show dates in 2010. For more information register through the link below and check out the Brief-Lynx booth while earning CLE credits!
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History of Hyperlinks & Electronic Briefs, Plus what you should know about the production process

  
 
 
 
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History of Hyperlinks & Electronic Briefs
 
History of Hyperlinks
Merriam Webster defines a hyperlink as “an electronic link providing direct access from one distinctively marked place in a hypertext or hypermedia document to another in the same or a different document.” The notion of a hyperlink was first suggested in the 1930s as a non-linear method [...]

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Colorado Court of Appeals Interim Policy Re Electronic Records and Briefs

The new policy applies only to briefs submitted under C.A.R. 28 (not motions or other pleadings) and applies only in the Court of Appeals, not the Supreme Court.  The policy is effective March 1, 2009.
 
The main features of this new policy are as follows:
 
1.  Electronic record:  When the trial court record is in electronic form, the clerk [...]

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Geographic Information Systems and Litigation 101

According to GIS.com, “GIS allows us to view, understand, question, interpret and visualize data in many ways that reveal relationships, patterns, and trends in the form of maps, globes, reports and charts.”
The use of GIS information in litigation is a recent phenomenon and became widespread in the late 1980s through engineering firms. Today, people are [...]

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