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Originally published by Thomson Reuters:

Blockchain has captivated developers and innovators worldwide, and tech pioneers outside the G-7 are looking to leverage blockchain in the legal and financial spheres to their competitive advantage. That is especially true in the Middle East, where blockchain concepts and pilots are quickly being adopted in Islamic finance.

Blockchain, the most famous of distributed
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Originally published by Thomson Reuters:

Blockchain has captivated developers and innovators worldwide, and tech pioneers outside the G-7 are looking to leverage blockchain in the legal and financial spheres to their competitive advantage. That is especially true in the Middle East, where blockchain concepts and pilots are quickly being adopted in Islamic finance.

Blockchain, the most famous of distributed
Continue Reading Blockchain development may facilitate market growth for Islamic financial instruments

By Peter Colin and Marc Jacobson
Originally published on the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment and Sports Law Blog

The World Intellectual Property Organization revealed a new global online business service, WIPO PROOF, to create evidentiary records of intellectual assets that don’t themselves qualify as protectable intellectual property.

The idea is the service is digitally time-stamping files of
Continue Reading WIPO PROOF: NEW EVIDENTIARY TOOL FOR YOUR INTELLECTUAL ASSETS

By Peter Colin and ,Marc Jacobson
,Originally published on the New York State Bar Association’s Entertainment and Sports Law Blog

The World Intellectual Property Organization revealed a new global online business service,

The idea is the service is

Each token costs 20 CHF, or roughly $21 USD. Premium certificates, PDFs confirming a token’s validation signed and stamped by WIPO can
Continue Reading WIPO PROOF: NEW EVIDENTIARY TOOL FOR YOUR INTELLECTUAL ASSETS

Cowritten with Eric Seader. Originally published by Thomson Reuters.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing changes in the way the world (including the world of business) works to such a degree that the effects are sure to extend far beyond the current situation.

Aside from potentially devastating entire industries such as travel, restaurants, and entertainment, the impact of today’s crisis will
Continue Reading COVID-19 Challenges: Keeping Law Firms Going Amid Uncertain Times

Cowritten with Eric Seader. Originally published by Thomson Reuters.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing changes in the way the world (including the world of business) works to such a degree that the effects are sure to extend far beyond the current situation.

Aside from potentially devastating entire industries such as travel, restaurants, and entertainment, the impact of today’s crisis will
Continue Reading COVID-19 Challenges: Keeping Law Firms Going Amid Uncertain Times

Cowritten with Eric Seader. Originally published by Thomson Reuters. The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing changes in the way the world (including the world of business) works to such a degree that the effects are sure to extend far beyond the current situation. Aside from potentially devastating entire industries such as travel, restaurants, and entertainment, the impact of today’s crisis will
Continue Reading COVID-19 Challenges: Keeping Law Firms Going Amid Uncertain Times

Few tech topics captivated our collective conscious quite like blockchain did in the last half of the previous decade. Real adoption of this innovative technology has materialized in banking, finance, law enforcement, energy, insurance, real estate, supply chain management, and practically every other business sector.Looking forward into the next 10 years, several blockchain use cases are likely to be dominated
Continue Reading Blockchain 2020: the hype may be over but the tech is here

Few tech topics captivated our collective conscious quite like blockchain did in the last half of the previous decade. Real adoption of this innovative technology has materialized in banking, finance, law enforcement, energy, insurance, real estate, supply chain management, and practically every other business sector.Looking forward into the next 10 years, several blockchain use cases are likely to be dominated
Continue Reading Blockchain 2020: the hype may be over but the tech is here

Few tech topics captivated our collective conscious quite like blockchain did in the last half of the previous decade. Real adoption of this innovative technology has materialized in banking, finance, law enforcement, energy, insurance, real estate, supply chain management, and practically every other business sector.Looking forward into the next 10 years, several blockchain use cases are likely to be dominated
Continue Reading Blockchain 2020: the hype may be over but the tech is here

Few tech topics captivated our collective conscious quite like blockchain did in the last half of the previous decade. Real adoption of this innovative technology has materialized in banking, finance, law enforcement, energy, insurance, real estate, supply chain management, and practically every other business sector.Looking forward into the next 10 years, several blockchain use cases are likely to be dominated
Continue Reading Blockchain 2020: the hype may be over but the tech is here

The overlap between software companies and law firms may be spreading, but not without casualties. The latest may be the many lawyers that had until this week worked for the well-funded legal start-up Atrium.

On January 13, the company

Atrium had hoped to be

Atrium was not the first company to explore this idea, with similar start-ups exploring this model
Continue Reading The Lessons of Atrium: Innovation is Messy as Borders Blur Between Law Firms & Tech Companies

The overlap between software companies and law firms may be spreading, but not without casualties. The latest may be the many lawyers that had until this week worked for the well-funded legal start-up Atrium.

On January 13, the company announced the layoff of most of its legal staff and outlined a shift in its business model toward technology services, jettisoning
Continue Reading The Lessons of Atrium: Innovation is Messy as Borders Blur Between Law Firms & Tech Companies

The overlap between software companies and law firms may be spreading, but not without casualties. The latest may be the many lawyers that had until this week worked for the well-funded legal start-up Atrium. On January 13, the company announced the layoff of most of its legal staff and outlined a shift in its business model toward technology services, jettisoning
Continue Reading The Lessons of Atrium: Innovation is Messy as Borders Blur Between Law Firms & Tech Companies

The overlap between software companies and law firms may be spreading, but not without casualties. The latest may be the many lawyers that had until this week worked for the well-funded legal start-up Atrium. On January 13, the company announced the layoff of most of its legal staff and outlined a shift in its business model toward technology services, jettisoning
Continue Reading The Lessons of Atrium: Innovation is Messy as Borders Blur Between Law Firms & Tech Companies