One of the things I have talked about for years regarding college education is that, by its nature, it will always be behind. Think about it. You start a four-year degree program to learn technology skills. By the time you complete the four years and maybe even an advanced degree, everything you’ve learned is outdated.
UPDATE: Dish Network Hit with $469 Million Verdict in Patent Lawsuit Surrounding “AutoHop” Feature
UPDATE: on March 21, 2023, the Court in this lawsuit granted DISH’s Motion for Judgment as a Matter of Law and vacated the jury verdict. That order will likely be appealed, and we will keep you apprised of any developments as they occur.
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Using Litigation Analytics Is Now ‘Table Stakes,’ Lex Machina Survey Finds
Way back in 2018, as an increasing number of legal technology companies were launching litigation analytics products, I wrote about the trend in a post on Above the Law, where I posited that it could someday be malpractice for a lawyer not to use analytics.
Now, a survey out today from Lex Machina,…
Law.com Radar Expands with Coverage of State Court Lawsuits and More Granular New-Suit Alerts
In 2020, ALM, publisher of legal news sites including Law.com, The American Lawyer and New York Law Journal, launched Law.com Radar, a service that delivers custom-tailored news drawn from court dockets, with a unique twist — its news summaries are generated algorithmically, then quickly reviewed by human editors.
It later added transactional news…
Utah Poised to Pass Law Restricting Teen Access to Social Media
Utah Governor Spencer Cox is expected to signed SB 152, which was passed by both the House and Senate as of March 13, 2023. With this bill, Utah would join California in passing legislation designed to protect children from online harms. However, unlike the California Age-Appropriate Design Code, the Utah law will provide…
#WhyIBecameALawyer – I Wanted To Be The Scariest Guy In The Room.
You don’t have to be the smartest guy in the room. You don’t have to be everyone’s friend. You don’t have to be loved. There are other superpowers.
- ChatGPT-4 Knows Who I Am.
- What, Me Retire? What Am I? A Dog?
- #WhyIAmASolo – I Don’t Live Deep Inside A Corporate Sandwich.
Being A Lawyer Anywhere – I’ve Been Doing It For Decades.
On LawNext: Casetext’s Three Top Execs On CoCounsel, GPT-4 and ‘A New Age in the Practice of Law’
Now in its 10th year in business, Casetext has introduced a series of unique products over the years that have cemented its reputation as a leading innovator in legal technology and AI. Now, at time when seemingly every legal tech developer is rushing to incorporate the GPT artificial intelligence model into their products, Casetext has…
Webinar: How To Avoid a Digital Transformation Relationship Trainwreck
Join Taft partner Marcus Harris and associate Nick Brankle for a complimentary webinar on April 20, 2023, at 12:30 PM EST / 11:30 AM CST. Harris and Brankle will provide tips to avoid a digital transformation relationship trainwreck. This includes how to manage risk, spot vendor red flags, avoid litigation, and negotiate software contracts.
NPE Showcase – Traxcell Technologies, LLC
This is the latest in the series titled “NPE Showcase,” where we discuss high-volume non-practicing entities (or as some call them, “patent trolls”). This installment will focus on a company named Traxcell Technologies, LLC.
Non-practicing entities, by their very nature, have few assets other than the patents asserted in a lawsuit. NPEs are typically single…