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Corporatek Releases EnAct 3.0 Assists

Corporatek Products Group has announced the release of EnAct 3.0, its corporate compliance, records and document management system.

It features a relational database, documents "packager" system, group structure diagramming system, virtual corporate records books, and more, reports the Toronto company.

Users can perform corporate compliance tasks with the software. The upgrade includes an embedded generic commercial word processor, that allows users to save documents into the EnAct secure database "vault," it explains.

New features include a "Corporate Inventory" tracking function; e-mail capability; and updated federal and provincial government forms. EnAct Platinum Edition supports MS SQL 7/2000, and offers a flexible Stock Options structure and an Internet/Intranet online reporting system.

Reader Response card no. 213.


Deed Creation

North American Deed Co. helps legal professionals create deeds and related documents, and meet the filing requirements for 3,600 legal recording jurisdictions in all 50 United States, it says. The company can assist with research, it explains.

Its specialty areas include affidavits terminating joint tenancy; certificates of incumbency; deeds of trust; satisfaction of mortgages, and others, says the Las Vegas, Nev. based company. Standard preparation time for documents is three to five business days. Express service is available. Documents can also be produced in a formats including Microsoft Word or PDF and then e-mailed for faster delivery, the company says.

Reader Response card no. 214.


Rochester, N.Y.-based, which provides online intellectual property "defensive" publication services, has partnered with, an online source for I.P. services, news and resources. content will be offered to users.

Users of can publish invention details where no patents are sought, or disclose inventions of pending patents before publication by patent offices. The publications loads directly into the database, from, the companies note.

Reader Response card no. 215.


WebTMS is a browser-based trademark docketing and management system from Intellectual Property Online Ltd. WebTMS is based on the IPPO Trademark Administrator, an MS SQL Server docketing and management system for trademarks and patents, with modules for trademark records, patent records, assignments, oppositions and infringements, agreements, consents and licenses, searches and intellectual property case management. Users may host the WebTMS system themselves. An ASP version is scheduled for release this month.

Reader Response card no. 216.



Lexis-Nexis Group and Expert Ease Software Inc. have signed an agreement whereby Lexis-Nexis will offer Expert Ease's DEAL PROOF productivity software.

DEAL PROOF helps lawyers draft better documents, faster, by automatically summarizing documents and pointing out substantive inconsistencies in documents.

It proofreads complex legal documents, the company explains. American Lawyer Media Inc., the publisher of Law Technology News, holds a small equity interest in Expert Ease.

Reader Response card no. 217.



The Sourcebook to Public Record Information Second Edition provides listings of county, state and federal agencies. It is sectioned by state, county and type of record. It lists office hours and time zones, Web sites, phone numbers, contact names, methods of accessing records and what types of restrictions there may be,and what kind of fees may be involved. Published by BRB Publications Inc.

Reader Response card no. 218.


Excel Tool

PerpetualBudget 1.00 from Spicer-Baer Associates Inc. is a Windows 95/98/NT4 program for financial planning and budgeting applications. It creates a networked system from existing Excel spreadsheets allowing remote users to update the master spreadsheets.

Reader Response card no. 223.

Expert Witness Directory

The New York Directory of Expert Witnesses & Consultants 2000-2001 contains resumes of experts catalogued into more than 2,500 fields of study and areas of expertise. The directory includes an alphabetical listing of all the experts, an index of expertise, and a Web resource guide listing the Web site for the listed experts. It is published by American Lawyer Media, as a supplement to the New York Law Journal. (ALM also publishes Law Technology News.)

Reader Response card no. 219.

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