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Lex Machina  pioneered the introduction of interactive litigation analytics for the law firms with the launch of the Intellectual Property product in  end uses. It launched as a project at Stanford Law School. Now a LexisNexis product, they offer  one of the most sophisticated analytics products in the legal market and  cover all types of federal, They are also
Continue Reading Lex Machina Releases 2021 Patent Litigation Report and Hosts Launch Webinar

Lawyers always want to have an edge. Sometimes that edge comes in the form of a news alert,  a breaking court case or even a breaking docket complaint. Add to this – clients’ expectations that lawyers follow developments in their business and industry.  No lawyer wants to get breaking news from their clients.

Librarians – the original knowledge managers
Continue Reading Taming the Legal News Firehose with AI:  Ozmosys  Launches AI Enabled “Lawyer Brain” to Enhance Alerts for the Legal Market

Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S. has launched additional analytics and visualization in  IPO Vital Signs on RBsource Filings. The  new features offer interactive tables and graphics for  the visualization of IPO metrics. The interactive graphics  enable users to drill down to subsegments of the market or activity by specific law firms.
“The IPO market continues to show strong activity
Continue Reading Wolters Kluwer Bulks Up IPO Vital Signs With Analytics, Visualizations and SPAC Insights

Lex Machina has launched a new module of Legal Analytics for federal courts of appeal (“Appellate Analytics”). The module adds nearly 400,000 circuit court cases from across all 13 federal circuits. Until now the majority of federal analytics products have covered  trial courts — federal district courts. Litigators will be excited to learn that there is finally a source for
Continue Reading Lex Machina Launches Federal Appellate Analytics

Today Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.  relaunched the Manual IP within Kluwer IP Law. Manual IP is  a powerful “how to” guide for compliance explaining the IP procedures and laws  for Intellectual Property application in 238 jurisdictions. The innovative redesign of Manual IP  allows IP professionals to quickly locate specific procedural answers.
“For IP professionals, having access to the
Continue Reading Wolters Kluwer Launches Manual IP for International IP Filings and Compliance

 BriefCatch, an award-winning, patented legal writing tool,  is  launching  of BriefCatch 3 today. BriefCatch now offers over 11,000 legal focused edits and performs realtime rescans of new edits. The software is now compatible with Mac,  Windows and Word Online software.  BriefCatch 3 offers a rebuilt rules engine, which is enhanced with Natural Language Processing and AI.
During a recent
Continue Reading BriefCatch 3  Offers 11,000 AI and NLP Enabled  Editorial Suggestions to Streamline and Tighten Legal Writing

This week Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory  announced the appointment of Atul Dubey as Senior Vice President and General Manager of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.., effective April 1.
Atul succeeds Dean Sonderegger, who was named Senior Vice President and General Manager, Wolters Kluwer Tax & Accounting Canada and Research & Learning U.S. Maria Montenegro succeeds Atul Dubey as
Continue Reading Atul Dubey Named Head of Wolters Kluwer Legal & Regulatory U.S.

I wrote my first post about Voxgov in 2017 I described it as “ as Goldmine of Hidden US Government Insights and Trends.”  Voxgov is one of those products that I wish I had thought up myself. Founder, Robert Dessau an Australian lawyer working in New York recognized  that US government documents are gold mine of valuable research and data,
Continue Reading VoxGov Leverages NLP to Expose U.S. Government Reports, Data and YouTube Channels

Legaltech Hub which released in 2020 has been redesigned and is offering new content. The new interface is more user friendly and intuitive.  There is  a new “highly user-focused taxonomy,.” The directory has expanded from covering technology to including service offerings for  the people who support technology implementation and adoption. The events directory has been refreshed for 2022.

Legatech Hub
Continue Reading Legaltech Hub 2.0 Launches New Insights into Legal Tech and Services Market

Bill Carter, ALM Global CEOBill Carter had a lot to celebrate during Legalweek 2022. After a two year pandemic hiatus Legalweek, the ALM sponsored international legal technology conference went live in New York. On March 9th Carter took to the stage to announce the rebrand on ALM Media to ALM Global LLC. The name change to ALM Global highlights the
Continue Reading ALM Global, CEO Bill Carter On Growth, Innovation and Competition in Legal News

LexisNexis Legal & Professional®,  is releasing a new API Developer Portal which will enables law firms and legal departments to integrate Lexis proprietary legal content,  news,  dockets, business data, and analytics from a variety LN products into firm portals, dashboards and workflows.  Business intelligence has been one of the hottest areas of law firm investment and innovation. For
Continue Reading LexisNexis Unveils API Developer Portal to Enhance Business Intelligence and Workflow

Today the Standards Advancement for the Legal Industry (SALI) Alliance  announced the official release of Legal Matter Specifications Standard LMSS 2.0. The enhancement expands the taxonomy to almost 10,000 categories or tags which  provide a granular analysis of  legal market services. As firms ramp up their Business Intelligence activities the SALI tags can be a powerful tool for pricing and
Continue Reading SALI Releases LMSS 2.0 A Powertool Driving Legal Market Analysis and Insights

Today  Docket Alarm by Fastcase  is announcing some major new features including pleading/motion grant analytics and visual timelines. These new features are powered by the Judicata ‘s AI technology to enhance Docket Alarm’s native document repository with pleading tags and the  tags from the SALI Open Data Standards. The press release boldly described the new features are marking the “end
Continue Reading Fastcase Docket Alarm Adds Visual Timelines and AI Enabled Motion Grant Analytics

In preparation for my Vendor Relationship session at the upcoming  ARK Law Libraries conference in New York on March 21-22n , I have developed a brief survey on customer service issues  in the legal research and technology market. The survey will take 4 minutes and includes 5 question. I invite my readers who regularly interact with vendors for procurement
Continue Reading Please Take this Brief Survey on Customer Service and Support in Legal Information and Tech Market

Mike Walsh the CEO of LexisNexis has posted lengthy and moving message LexisNexis Stands with the People of the Ukraine. on the LexisNexis website.
Here is a highlight: “The war in Ukraine is a clear violation of international law and the rule of law. Many of our products, solutions, and efforts through the LexisNexis Rule of Law Foundation are focused
Continue Reading Ukraine Special Alert – LexisNexis Releases Rule of Law, Human Rights, News and Sanctions Information