Tag Archives: Legal hacking

Attempt to trademark “Legal Hackers” is abandoned

On October 31, 2014, Legal Hackers LLC appears to have abandoned and withdrawn its application to register the term “Legal Hackers” as a federal word mark. Joshua Tauberer, as an opponent of the attempt to register the mark, co-signed the … Continue reading

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Legal technology panels accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive

At least four legal technology panels appear to have been accepted for SXSW 2015 Interactive, scheduled to be held 13-17 March 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA: Nicole Bradick and Noah Waisberg: Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Machine? Jameson Dempsey, … Continue reading

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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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MIT, UMKC Law, and BLIP Clinic: Course on collaborative development of legal technology

This semester Dazza Greenwood and his MIT legal physics research team are cooperating with colleagues at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Law School and the Brooklyn Law Incubator and Policy (BLIP) Clinic to co-teach a course involving collaborative development of … Continue reading

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Free Law Innovation Fellowship, Washington, DC: Applications invited

A call for applications for Free Law Innovation Fellowship, has been issued by the Office of the Chief Counsel of the Council of the District of Columbia, in Washington, DC, USA. The application deadline appears to be 15 December 2014. … Continue reading

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Legal Informatics Conference Calendar: Updated as of September 2014

The legal informatics conference calendar has now been updated. The calendar lists primarily scholarly conferences that focus on legal information systems, legal communication, legal/forensic linguistics, or egovernment (as applied to legal information), or that are known to welcome papers on … Continue reading

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Legal technology proposals for SXSW 2015 Interactive

[UPDATE, 21 October 2014: Here is a list of the accepted legal technology panels for SXSW 2015 Interactive.] Several legal technology proposals have been submitted for SXSW 2015 Interactive, scheduled to be held 13-17 March 2015 in Austin, Texas, USA: … Continue reading

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