Minneapolis (November 1st, 2017) — Black Hills IP is pleased to announce today that Milena Higgins has joined the management team to manage and continue to develop Black Hills IP’s artificial intelligence technologies. Milena Higgins comes as a veteran legal technologist with extensive skill in legal service re-engineering and automation. With more than 20 years of experience in unconventional technology roles, she is an expert at translating between technical and non-technical people. She has a Ph.D. in Physics, a Masters in Management of Technology, and is a registered patent agent.
Milena joins the team during a phase of rapid growth to accelerate Black Hills IP’s development of proprietary AI and automation technology. This technology, combined with the Black Hills IP core of expert paralegal and docketing personnel, powers the world leading docketing and paralegal services provided by Black Hills IP.
Thomas Marlow, Vice President of Operations & Technology, states “I am very excited about Milena joining the Black Hills IP team. Her IP experience combined with her passion for process improvement and AI will help Black Hills IP extend its lead in docketing and paralegal technology to meet customer demand and exceed expectations.”