Improving the comprehension of legal documentation: the case of patent claims

Abstract

With their abstract vocabulary and overly long sentences, patent claims, like several other genres of legal discourse, are notoriously difficult to read and comprehend. The enormous number of both native and non-native users reading patent claims on a daily basis raises the demand for means that make them easier and faster to understand. An obvious way to… (More)
DOI: 10.1145/1568234.1568244

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@inproceedings{BouayadAgha2009ImprovingTC, title={Improving the comprehension of legal documentation: the case of patent claims}, author={Nadjet Bouayad-Agha and Gerard Casamayor and Gabriela Ferraro and Simon Mille and Vanesa Vidal and Leo Wanner}, booktitle={ICAIL}, year={2009} }