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3D printing and the law

The costs and technical sophistication associated with 3D printing currently keep it in the realm of industry and enthusiasts. That doesn’t mean the legal community can afford to ignore it.

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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur James Jones Jr.

James Jones Jr. bumped up against a problem most new lawyers face when he first hung his shingle: where to find clients. That later led to a big idea. After practicing law for a decade, Jones and co-founder Kristina Jones launched Court Buddy in 2015. Their platform

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3D printing opens up IP can of worms

Three-dimensional printing can be used to create all sorts of physical objects, from small toys to entire houses. Whole economies may be transformed if it’s cheaper to print products near where they’re sold instead of importing from faraway lands, and the effects on society don’t end there.

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Printers invaluable but can be targeted by hackers

Welcome to part two in a two-part series on the role of printers in law firms. In the first instalment, we discussed what firms want in printers. Today we’ll look at keeping printers safe from hackers. Today’s printers offer law firms brilliant labour-saving features. Unfortunately, many of

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In a digital world, paper still matters to law firms

Chuck Rothman has heard of law firms whose offices could be cited by the fire marshal. “They have bankers boxes lining every hallway,” he said. Rothman hastened to add that few firms he’s encountered in his role as director of e-discovery services with information governance, e-discovery and

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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Alma Asay

If not now … The impulse to rethink her career hit sixth-year litigator Alma Asay just as she was about to embark on the BigLaw partnership track. Looking around, she realized she wanted to fix an issue that hits litigators who handle large-scale litigation. “I had the idea that

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10 Minutes with Legal Tech Entrepreneur Gary Kinder

Legal technology entrepreneur Gary Kinder earned a law degree, but he didn’t go straight into the law. Instead, he taught writing at his alma mater, became a published author himself, and began traveling the country teaching lawyers how to write. It was during this decades-long teaching stint

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Right tools crucial to keep mobile data safe

Brock Smith’s clients regularly send him documents to sign using tools like DocuSign or Adobe Acrobat’s signing feature. The partner at B.C.-based Whiteboard Law also acts as a part-time general counsel for a technology company. He is an authorized user of both their systems and Whiteboard’s. And

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10 Minutes With Legal Tech Entrepreneur Abdi Shayesteh

  From serial entrepreneur to working lawyer and back again, Abdi Shayesteh (sha-YES–tay) has never lost the urge to start and run businesses. After 14 years in corporate, bank regulatory and financial transactions law, Shayesteh chose to act on a pain point many lawyers experience: the need to

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