The law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has lost its bid to dismiss four of five counterclaims filed by the legal technology company Xcential Legislative Technologies in a lawsuit over ownership rights to legislation-drafting software that each side says was its idea.
As I reported here in November, Akin Gump sued Xcential in the District of Columbia
Continue Reading Akin Gump Loses Bid To Dismiss Legal Tech Company’s Counterclaims In Suit Over Ownership Of Bill-Drafting Software

[Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Mark Stodder, President of Xcential Legislative Technologies. As I reported here in November, the law firm Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld has sued Xcential for misappropriation of trade secrets, breach of contract, and other causes of action. This is Stodder’s perspective on the lawsuit. If anyone at Akin
Continue Reading Guest Post: David the Inventor vs. the Biglaw Goliath – What Drives A Goliath To Take On A David?

Every year since 2010, I have compiled a list of my most-popular posts. In some years, there has seemed to be a theme across the most-read posts. But this year, they seem to span the gamut of topics I cover, from analytics to artificial intelligence, from legal ethics to legal research, from new companies starting up to established companies shutting
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