SOURCE: Practical Law Company

Practical Law Company

February 09, 2012 08:40 ET

Practical Law Company Continues US Growth With Launch of 'PLC Intellectual Property & Technology' Service

Legal Industry Leaders Join Advisory Board to Help Shape Direction of Newest Service

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Feb 9, 2012) - Practical Law Company (PLC), a provider of practical legal know-how to law firms, law departments and law schools, announced today the launch of its newest online service, "PLC Intellectual Property & Technology" (PLC IP&T). Like all PLC services, PLC IP&T addresses the challenges lawyers at every level and background face and is designed to help frontline lawyers increase efficiency and improve client service.

To help shape the direction of this new service, PLC also announced the addition of a prestigious panel of five new members to its Advisory Board. These new Advisory Board members, specializing in Intellectual Property & Technology law, are industry leaders in their areas of practice and include Jeffrey Cunard, Debevoise & Plimpton; Parag Gheewala, Wilson Sosini Goodrich & Rosati; Bruce Goldner, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom; Richard Raysman, Holland & Knight; and Eric Walters, Morrison & Foerster. The new Advisory Board members will act as high-level consultants, advising on emerging trends and practice developments.

"We are very happy to be supporting intellectual property and technology lawyers by providing them with hundreds of up-to-date practical resources that will help them achieve improved efficiency," said Jeroen Plink, CEO of PLC US. "Three years ago we launched in the US with our corporate, securities and finance services. Today, our resources cover all major practice areas and our subscribers now include nearly 75% of the Am Law 200 and over 500 legal departments. It is fantastic to be playing a part in bringing about positive change in the legal industry."

About Practical Law Company: Formed in the UK in 1990 and in the US in 2009, Practical Law Company provides practical legal know-how to law firms, law departments and law schools. Through its team of expert attorney editors, PLC provides practical, up-to-date resources across major practice areas to help lawyers get up to speed quickly, save time and protect the bottom line. Learn more at www.practicallaw.com or via Twitter http://twitter.com/practicallawUS.

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