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14 Apr 2012, 9:08 am by Nerino Petro
So you have technology in your office that is at least five years old (if not older) and saved $5,000? Is it best to replace everything or replace some items and upgrade or keep others? The answer is, it depends. [read post]
12 Apr 2014, 3:27 am by legalinformatics
A number of legal technology projects are scheduled to be presented at the LawWithoutWalls 2014 Conposium, taking place 12-13 April 2014 at the University of Miami, in Coral Gables, Florida, USA. The event Website is at Click here for the program of the event. The Twitter hashtag for the event is #lwow2014 A link to the video live Webcast of the event is available by sending an email request to: Here is a description of the… [read post]
30 Mar 2014, 3:55 am by legalinformatics
LawWithoutWalls X Conposium (LWOW X Conposium) was held online on 29 March 2014. Click here for the schedule for the event. The Twitter hashtag for the event seems to be: #lwow2014 Click here for a storify of Twitter tweets from the event. Click here for archived Twitter tweets from the event in .csv format. Here is background information about the event: LawWithoutWalls is a part-virtual collaboratory devised and led by Michele DeStefano, that develops the skills necessary to provide effective… [read post]
6 Feb 2014, 1:48 am by legalinformatics
ReInvent Law NYC — “a free and open public conference devoted to law, technology, innovation, and entrepreneurship in the legal services industry” — will be held 7 February 2014 in New York City, at the Great Hall at Cooper Union. The event is organized by Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz and Professor Renee Newman Knake, co-directors of the ReInvent Law Laboratory at Michigan State University College of Law. The Twitter hashtag for the event appears to be #reinventlaw Click… [read post]
9 Jul 2012, 8:51 pm by legalinformatics
ReInvent Law Dubai 2012: Unconference on Law, Technology, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship will be held 10 December 2012 at Dubai Knowledge Village, Dubai, UAE, according to an announcement at Computational Legal Studies. The event’s organizers will be Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz and Professor Renee Newman Knake, both of the Michigan State University College of Law and its new ReInvent Law Laboratory. According to the event brochure: ReInvent Law Dubai is an (un)conference focusing on… [read post]
9 Sep 2011, 3:03 pm by legalinformatics
James E. McMillan of the National Center for State Courts has posted E-Filing Must Support the Self-Represented, Court Technology Bulletin, 8 September 2011. This is the latest post in Mr. McMillan’s series, Eight Rules of E-Filing. In this post, Mr. McMillan argues that e-filing systems implemented by courts in which large numbers of self-represented litigants appear must be designed for use by those litigants. Mr. McMillan then describes a number of court technologies that that enable… [read post]
15 Mar 2011, 5:01 am by Henry Sneath
Posted by Henry M. Sneath, a principal, shareholder and IP Group Chair at Picadio Sneath Miller & Norton, P.C. in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I take no credit for this post. We have been linking to a great site “Pittsblog” authored by Michael Madison, a UPitt Law Professor.  He has published a series of great articles on “Open Innovation” in Pittsburgh and his latest is a good read. Check it out: Filed under: Technology Tagged: Pittsburgh Business Start Ups,… [read post]
25 Aug 2010, 7:30 pm by legalinformatics
A new podcast about law school technology, called Law School Tech Talk, has been launched by CALI: The Center for Computer-Assisted Legal Instruction. The podcast is available on CALI’s ClassCaster platform, and on iTunes. News about episodes is also posted on Twitter at @lstechtalk. The first episode features Professor Jonathan Ezor discussing law students’ use of social media, and Tom Boone on free legal research resources. Filed under: Applications, podcasts, Technology developments,… [read post]
18 Apr 2013, 5:06 am by legalinformatics
This post contains links to tweets and other resources from the 2013 Georgetown Iron Tech Lawyer Competition: Access to Justice Edition, held 17 April 2013 at Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, USA. Click here for the event’s Webpage. The event was organized by Professor Tanina Rostain and Adjunct Professor Roger V. Skalbeck, both of Georgetown University Law Center, as part of their practicum entitled Technology, Innovation and Legal Practice Practicum – Access to… [read post]
24 Feb 2014, 2:43 am by legalinformatics
Blockchain technology — the technology that underlies Bitcoin and other cryptocurrency systems — is now available to be applied to contracts and conveyancing transactions (i.e., property transfers). Technologies including Ethereum and Master Protocol and Mastercoin now enable this. The developers of these technologies refer to the resulting electronic contracts and property transfers as “smart contracts” and “smart property”. A new post at Thought Infection has… [read post]
30 Jun 2010, 5:49 pm by legalinformatics
The University of Florida Legal Technology Institute has ceased its affiliation with the university, and has merged with Adkins Consulting Group, to form a new entity called the Legal Technology Institute, according to an announcement by the Institute’s director, Andrew Z. Adkins III. According to the announcement, “[t]he Institute provides independent legal technology consulting services and market research services for the legal profession.” For more information, please see the Institute’s… [read post]
8 May 2013, 6:52 am by legalinformatics
Professor Anne L. Washington of George Mason University has posted an abstract entitled Legislative Transparency and the Joint Committee on the Organization of Congress. Here is the abstract: What has motivated Congress to build the technical and organizational infrastructure that is necessary for legislative transparency? Congress unlike the executive branch has not faced the institutional pressure to modernize its work practices through technology. The legislative branch has been free to determine… [read post]
19 Feb 2014, 7:19 am by Steve Brachmann
Our featured patent application today features an artificial knee device that surpasses the range of motion available through previous passive devices or surgical implants. The variable motion of the mechanical knee joint found in this patent application would grant an implant patient a much greater degree of motion throughout their daily lives. Other patent applications that we decided to look at more closely include a vehicle engine designed for more efficient methanol consumption as well as... … [read post]
19 Nov 2013, 1:01 am by legalinformatics
Two recent studies by the OECD provide evidence of the influence of technology on judicial performance in civil cases; both studies are linked and summarized at: Judicial performance and its determinants: a cross-country perspective. Here are excerpts: [...] The responsiveness of judges’ productivity to a 10% increase in the ICT budget share increases with computer literacy [...] What are the main factors associated with trial length? [...] On the supply side, some potential influencing… [read post]
11 Nov 2012, 2:10 pm
One of the most popular and rapidly growing categories of apps for lawyers are those developed for litigation, during trials and during the pretrial discovery phase. In this article, attorney, legal blogger and legal tech expert Nicole Black recommends more than a dozen affordable, flexible and innovative iPad apps to assist attorneys in their work to develop, streamline, simplify and track critical litigation processes. [read post]
16 Sep 2010, 12:00 pm by Randall Ryder
One of the themes of Lawyerist (at least many of my posts) is how to use technology to make your practice easier and more productive through the use of technology. Technology, however, is not helpful just because you use it. Like everything else, you need to constantly refine your habits and usage patterns. Blackout everything [...]--------------------- Thanks for subscribing to Lawyerist! Become a Fan of Lawyerist on Facebook or sign up for our free weekly Lawyerist Insider… [read post]
27 Jan 2014, 10:54 am by Joseph Allen
That every state now sees its research universities as key parts of their economic development strategy shows that it’s not just the traditionally dominant R&D universities that are making significant contributions under Bayh-Dole… Total global sales of the NIH invented drugs and biologics in 2010 amounted to $6.9 billion dollars— more than twice the entire NIH intramural research budget ($3.3 B) for the same year. Luckily for suffering patients, no one (at least not yet) is… [read post]
27 Jul 2012, 7:53 pm by legalinformatics
SubTech 2012: International Conference on Substantive Technology in Legal Education and Practice, is being held 26-28 July 2012 at New York Law School, in New York, New York, USA. Click here for the conference Website. The Twitter hashtag for the conference is #subtech2012. Click here for a livestream of tweets from the conference (HT @reneeknake). The complete conference program does not appear to be available. Filed under: Applications, Conference Announcements, Conference resources Tagged:… [read post]
4 Mar 2014, 7:10 am by Joseph Allen
First of all, congratulations! You made The Washington Post and they even spelled your name correctly. Unfortunately, AUTM was specifically called out in an article titled Patent Trolls Have a Surprising Ally: Universities… For a profession that keeps a low profile and goes out of its way not to antagonize people, you may wonder what in the world’s going on that you are gaining such notoriety. The answer is that you are in the sights of several groups who do not wish you well. Some… [read post]
29 Mar 2014, 2:36 am by legalinformatics
The LawWithoutWalls X Conposium (LWOW X Conposium) will be held online on 29 March 2014. Click here for the event program. Click here for access to the online sessions. At this event the students will present their projects. The Twitter hashtags for the event seem to be #lwowx and #lwow2014 The Twitter account for the program is @LWOWX Here is background information about the program: LawWithoutWalls is a part-virtual collaboratory devised and led by Michele DeStefano, that develops the skills… [read post]