Transaction management systems are designed to make a transaction process run systematically. Common functionality includes document organization or routing based on an agenda, tasks, circulating and commenting on documents, facilitating the signing of signature pages and the creation of closing records.
Wednesday, October 3rd at 1:00pm central time
What to Expect When Docketing TTAB Opposition and Cancellation Proceedings
Opposition and cancellation deadlines are unique to these proceedings and differ from those found in a transactional trademark practice. This presentation will discuss the sequence of events for opposition and cancellation proceedings and practical tips for managing related docketing.
Wednesday, October 10th at 1:00pm central time
Legal Research AI Tools — Future Potential and Actual Practice in 2018
Computer-assisted legal research (CALR) or computer-based legal research is a mode of legal research that uses databases of court opinions, statutes, court documents, and secondary material. Electronic databases make large bodies of case law easily available. Databases also have additional benefits, such as Boolean searches, evaluating case authority, organizing cases by topic, and providing links to cited material.
Wednesday, October 24th at 1:00pm central time
Machine-Assisted Due Diligence — Future Potential and Actual Practice in 2018
Use A.I. to classify documents and identify common due diligence issues such as change of control, assignment, termination, etc. They extract applicable clauses so that review by lawyers across a large number of documents is easy. Some of the tools also support the due diligence process and workflow, and can build the due diligence report as the work progresses.
Wednesday, November 7th at 1:00pm central time
Document/Contract Analysis — Future Potential and Actual Practice in 2018
Use cases are (i) clause identification and extraction where the software is trained to identify and extract specific types of clauses beyond those addressed in a standard due diligence exercise; (ii) contract review where the software is used to review and analyze a contract against a standard; and (iii) contract management.