Company profiles offer selective information about companies. Generally, profiles cover publicly traded companies and provide the following information:
They are very useful if you want a quick overview of a company and if you want to understand its larger context.
Legal research can give you insight into a company's legal situation, as well as the legal environment of a particular industry.
Supreme Court of Canada. Index to judgments is searchable since 1993. Useful for researching corporate legal disputes
If you require more in-depth assistance with researching a company's legal situation, please contact the Law Library at UBC.
Patent and trademark issues can be important in certain industries. Patents are also a source of competitive information about a company's activites and products.
The Science & Engineering Library at UBC maintains an extensive guide to researching patents.