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Last year I participated in the 2011 program at AALL on the new generation of research platforms from Lexis and Westlaw..

A year ago WestlawNext was the only “new generation” product that was fully deployed to subscribers. Lexis Advance was deployed in trials and Bloomberg Law was regarded as a “wanna be” product. Lexis Advance hit the market in December. Since January, Bloomberg Law has secured contracts with two global law firms, DLA Piper and Jones Day. The competition to gain market dominance continues to intensify and the new generation of research platforms may allow one vendor to aggregate increased market share.

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