What Safer Roads Could Mean for Personal Injury Practices

Wednesday 4th Jan 2017

Our nation’s roads are getting safer. Traffic fatalities and injuries have generally been declining for more than two decades. But law firms that have staked their futures on motor vehicle accident (MVA) injuries or fatalities may face significant business challenges on the horizon unless they prepare now. FindLaw has published a new white paper that ...

Trade Secrets & the Defend Trade Secrets Act

Thursday 29th Dec 2016

Companies in the U.S own an estimated $5 trillion in trade secerts and about $3 billion is lost due to theft every year. The federal Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 went into effect in May\. While it’s still early to interpret how it will affect trade  secret litigation, some things are clear, especially that ...

Ark Group KM Conference – KM With Kim episode 5

Wednesday 30th Nov 2016

Ark Group recently held its 12th Annual Knowledge Management in the Legal Profession. The law firm KM toolkit has expanded to include enterprise search, experience location, expert systems, and other collaborative tools — while the remit for some KM practitioners today also includes support for  alternative fee arrangements, process improvement initiatives, and legal project  management. ...

Aspire to Lead Conference on Leadership in Companies & Communities

Wednesday 16th Nov 2016

The Aspire to Lead Conference was recently held in Minneapolis. Hundreds of women and men from around the region met for a day full of speakers and networking to empower women to take more active leadership roles in their careers, communities and day-to-day lives. Matt Wallaert is a behavioral scientist working at the intersection of technology ...

Who Owns Your Selfies When You Die?

Thursday 3rd Nov 2016

Do you store your family pictures and videos in the Cloud?  Would your family be able to access those files if you passed away?  Federal and state governments are scrambling to update estate laws to protect all your selfies and family cat videos against legal fights that could develop over rights to digital assets. Tyler ...

Blowing the Whistle on the SEC Whistleblower Program

Thursday 13th Oct 2016

Since passage of the Dodd-Frank Act overhauling federal securities laws, the Securities and Exchange Commission’s whistleblower program has been gradually growing in scope and significance. In 2015, the SEC received more than 4,000 tips. But some recent developments may be “blowing the whistle” on the whistleblower program itself.  Jonathan Shapiro of Baker Botts LLP discusses ...

What National Customer Service Week Means to Thomson Reuters

Friday 7th Oct 2016

Happy National Customer Service Week! Customer Support is an important connection between Thomson Reuters and its customers.  Thomson Reuters has a long history of commitment to provide outstanding customer service. Lea Harpster, vice president of customer support, discusses the Thomson Reuters philosophy and approach to customer support, and the many dedicated team members who provide ...

Potentially Groundbreaking IP Supreme Court Cases

Tuesday 4th Oct 2016

Intellectual property cases have become somewhat of a staple for the US Supreme Court in recent years.  Two particular cases that are waiting to hear if they will make the docket for the 2016-17 court docket have the potential to break new ground for intellectual property rights. Wayne Stacy of Baker Botts discusses the cases ...

The Power of Listening to Customers – World Bicycle Relief – Vantage EMEA Keynote

Wednesday 28th Sep 2016

A bicycle may be fun, but how can it help global poverty, economic development and health care? The day two keynote at Vantage EMEA in London for Elite had little to do with legal technology and practice management. Or did it? It had everything to do with the importance of listening to customers, of applying sound ...

Elite Vantage EMEA 2016 User Conference

Monday 26th Sep 2016

The Elite Vantage EMEA 2016 User Conference is underway in London. The two-day conference brings together Thomson Reuters Elite users from across Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Elizabet Hardy, Vice President of Product Management and Eric Sugden, Chief Technology Officer discuss what will take place at Vantage, including the release of Elite 3E version ...

Knowledge Management as a Competitive Advantage, “KM with Kim” ILTACON Wrap-up

Tuesday 13th Sep 2016

In discussions with firms at ILTACON 2016, one thing stands out in the world of knowledge management: in an era of Big Data and Artificial Intelligence, knowledge management can help firms gain a competitive advantage. In this post-ILTA wrap-up edition of “KM with Kim,” Kim Stein, national manager of knowledge management for Thomson Reuters, shares ...

Where is Knowledge Management Headed? KM with Kim, episode 3

Thursday 1st Sep 2016

Where is Knowledge Management headed?  How will AI and Big Data impact Knowledge Management? In this edition of “KM with Kim,” Kim Stein, national KM manager for Thomson Reuters explores the future of Knowledge Management. A white paper on “Knowledge Management Software Has Come of Age” can be downloaded here: http://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-and-techology/knowledge-management-software-has-come-of-age-now-what/

Connecting with Elite Customers at ILTACON 2016

Wednesday 31st Aug 2016

Thomson Reuters Elite has been engaging its customer base to glean input and feedback to help improve its products. Elizabet Hardy, vice president, product management at Elite, discusses what Elite is hearing from its customers through ILTACON and other customer engagements.