Thursday’s Westlaw Edge launch is garnering positive coverage from legal industry media and bloggers.

After being briefed by Thomson Reuters executives at our New York headquarters earlier this week, top industry outlets and blogs are featuring the news, including ABA JournalLawSitesLegaltech news and Artificial Lawyer, among others. Industry influencers American Bar Association, American Association of Law Libraries, and American Lawyer Media included the news in their daily news alerts.

The coverage has focused on the new capabilities and tools of Westlaw Edge, as well as the Thomson Reuters investment in AI, with Legaltech news noting, “[t]he features represent more than just an incremental product upgrade,” and Artificial Lawyer declaring, “In short, it’s a total rebuild of Westlaw with [Natural Language Processing] and machine learning tools applied in multiple ways.”

The launch is also generating strong pick-up on social media. Social coverage has come from key influencers, including Ed WaltersRichard Tromans – who proclaimed, “Tectonic plates are shifting in the world of legal AI-driven case research” – Ron FriedmannMolly McDonoughKevin O’KeefeJason WilsonJean O’Grady and Bob Ambrogi, as well as top legal outlets, such as ABA JournalAttorney At Work and Legal IT Professionals, among others.

Here are a few of the highlights:

LawSites: Move Over Westlaw – Meet the Next-Generation Westlaw Edge, With Advanced AI and Analytics

Artificial Lawyer: TR Launches AI-Driven Westlaw Edge in Major Strategic Play

ABA Journal: Thomson Reuters announces Westlaw Edge, increasing role of AI and analytics

Legaltech news: Introducing Westlaw Edge, the Next Generation of Thomson Reuters’ Legal Research Service

Legaltech news: A Deep Dive Into the Tech Upgrades in Thomson Reuters’ Westlaw Edge

Dewey B Strategic: Major Thomson Reuters Launch: Westlaw Edge, West Search Plus, Analytics, Enhanced Citator and More

Law Librarian Blog: Thomson Reuters launches Westlaw Edge

Cleveland Law Library: Legal World Buzzing with Announcement of new product: Westlaw Edge to replace Westlaw Next

Legal IT Professionals: Thomson Reuters Unveils New Legal Research Platform with Advanced AI: Westlaw Edge

Attorney At Work: Straight Edge: The New Westlaw Is Defined by Deep Search, Data Analytics

TechLaw Crossroads: Westlaw Edge: AI For Lawyers Goes Mainstream?

Seeking Alpha: Thomson Reuters launches AI-enhanced Westlaw offering

CodeX Blog: Thomson Reuters Launches Westlaw Edge

Minnesota Lawyer: Bar Buzz: The most intelligent research ever

iPhone J.D.: In the news