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Debate over an attempt to trademark the phrase “Legal Hackers”

John Grant has posted Call for Debate Over the Proposed “Legal Hackers” Trademark Registration. Grant summarizes the controversy in this way: [...] The term “Legal Hackers” is currently pending trademark registration with the USPTO. It was Published for Opposition on … Continue reading

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Katz on the Legal Hacking Movement

Professor Dr. Daniel Martin Katz of Michigan State University and the ReInventLaw Lab has a new post about the legal hacking movement: The #LegalHack Movement -or- The HomeBrew Computer Club of the Legal Industry, at Computational Legal Studies. Here are … Continue reading

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The Scope of the Legal Technology Hacking Movement

We track legal technology hacking events in this post. By legal technology hacking events, we mean hackathons, design jams, and other meetings at which developers and designers engage in coding or other development activities leading to the creation of new … Continue reading

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Legal Hacking, Technology, and Innovation Groups

There now appear to be more than twenty legal hacking, technology, or innovation groups meeting regularly and hosting legal hacking, legal startup showcases, or similar events: Legal Hackers Atlanta Legal Innovation & Technology Meetup Austin Legal Tech and Legal Innovation … Continue reading

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Upcoming Legal Hacking Events 2014-

So far there are several upcoming legal hacking events in 2014 that we’re aware of (older events, held in 2011-2013, are listed here): January 17-19, 2014: PDF Liberation Hackathon, Washington, DC, San Francisco, California, and elsewhere [HT @internetrebecca] January 24-26, … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Projects Featured at Open Data Day DC 2013

The program for Open Data Day DC 2013, also called Open Data Day 2013 Hackathon – DC Metro — to be held 23 February 2013 in Washington, DC, USA — includes at least four legal informatics projects: Contract/Procurement Visualization Sprint … Continue reading

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