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I/P attorneys mull outsourcing of legal work

Bill Heinze reports that "Reed Smith partner Ajay Raju believes that India's enormous, educated work force, particularly in the math and science fields, makes outsourcing legal work in the IP practice an extremely attractive option. According to Jeff Blumenthal at The Legal Intelligencer on May 18, 2005:

"Raju said cooperation between Indian and American business interests should only increase as the Indian government decreases economic protectionism. The Indian Advocates Act of 1961 prohibits foreign lawyers from practicing law in India. But the Indian government has recently proposed a controversial measure to allow foreign lawyers and law firms to enter India at the very least in alliances with Indian firms ..."

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