Call me lucky. Every week, I get to sit down at the mic for my LawNext podcast and have a conversation with the leading “innovators and entrepreneurs who are driving what’s next in law.”
For me, each and every one of these conversations is fun and fascinating. But I am equally fascinated to add up the numbers at the end of
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Michael Sander, the founder of Docket Alarm, a product that mines federal and state court dockets to provide litigation alerts and case analytics, has left the company, seven months after its acquisition by legal research company vLex in April.
Docket Alarm was part of legal research company Fastcase, which had acquired it in January 2018, and it
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The e-discovery company DISCO said today it has entered into a long-term license with the international legal research company vLex to obtain access to its U.S. primary law library of cases, statutes, regulations, court rules and constitutions.
The company said it will incorporate the legal research data into its core platform to create a marriage of factual development and legal
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On a special “on location” episode of The Geek in Review, Greg Lambert sits down with ⁠vLex⁠’s ⁠Damien Riehl⁠ for a hands-on demonstration of the new generative AI tool called Vincent AI. While at the ⁠Ark KM⁠ Conference, Riehl explains that vLex has amassed a huge legal dataset over its 35 year history which allows them to now run
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As the 2024 budget planning season ramps up, we all look to both internal and external intelligence to support renewal, cancellation and acquisition decisions.

In August many of my readers participated in the annual Start/Stop survey which was open during the month of August 2023. I partnered with Harbor to conduct the survey and present the results On Thursday, September
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Global legal intelligence company vLex today (17 October) launched a major upgrade to its AI legal research assistant Vincent AI, namely a suite of large language model tools that enable users to …
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The new gen AI-powered tools allow users to ask questions, build legal arguments, draft briefs and more using natural language queries, while eliminating hallucinations and providing direct links to cited sources.
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When the legal research companies vLex and Fastcase announced their merger in April, they promised the deal would fuel new opportunities for the development of generative AI for legal research. By creating the world’s largest global legal research library, spanning more than 1 billion documents from more than 110 countries, they said, they would have the legal industry’s ultimate
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Today vLex  is announcing a suite of AI tools in its research assistant platform Vincent AI. Since the merger with Fastcase in 2023, vLex has offered the “world’s most comprehensive AI legal research platform.”  vLex has launched an invitation-only beta which includes a suite of large language model (LLM) tools. The beta will be offered to additional users
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Since 2011, Fastcase has released an annual list of the Fastcase 50, honoring 50 of the law’s “smartest, most courageous, innovators, techies, visionaries, and leaders.” Fortunately, even though Fastcase merged earlier this year with vLex, that tradition continues, as Fastcase has now announced the 2023 honorees
I say “fortunately” because, as I wrote when last year’s list was
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It is a deal that could reshape the legal tech landscape on a global basis and potentially even threaten the longstanding legal research duopoly of Westlaw and LexisNexis.
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It was major news April 4 when the legal research and technology companies Fastcase and vLex announced their merger, creating a single entity that they say now has the world’s largest subscriber base of lawyers and law firms and a legal research library of more than 1 billion documents from more than 100 countries. 
It is a deal that could
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With the news last week of the merger of legal research companies Fastcase and vLex, it seemed a good time to revisit our 2019 interview with the founders of Fastcase, Ed Walters and Phil Rosenthal. The occasion of this interview was the company’s 20th anniversary, and we recorded it live, on the exhibit hall floor, at the annual
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