The Everyday Dictionary of Law
The Everyday Dictionary of Law provides legal vocabulary currently in use in common law jurisdictions such as most notably, in the United States. The dictionary is compiled specifically for commercial and intellectual property law practitioners, which provides simple definitions and meanings in American English, for legal terms (including Latin terms) used in formal correspondence, court proceedings, and motion practice as well as common language words that are frequently used in the same. It is a simple reference guide for attorneys, paralegals as well as casual readers who need to check the meaning of a particular legal term in due course of their work.
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Relative Specialization Index. Refers to a formula which is used to measure the comparative strength of a country in a specific research area, taking into account and mitigating the effect of the different sizes of each country. The formula is expressed thus:
RSI = log10 ( (n1/N1)/(n total / N total) )
Where: n1 = total country number of patents or publications in the research or technology area; N1 = total global number of patents or publications in the research or technology area; ntotal = total number of patents or publications in the country; Ntotal = total number of patents or publications worldwide.