The Appetizer: Sponsors
The Main Course: 5 Things That Made Me Think This Week
Axiom goes big(ger) time: Bob Ambrogi reports that Axiom is preparing an IPO and to spin off two companies. Alternative legal service providers going public!
Design to Solve Wicked Problems: IDEO's Tim Brown lays out how he thinks design thinking can solve the thorny problems that require the most attention. Lots to take for the legal field - from A2J to law firms - these are *our* problems.
Community.Lawyer: I'm intrigued by community.lawyer, which is a simple document assembly/app building tool for the legal services community. I've long been a fan of QnAMarkup for its simplicity and elegance, and am looking forward to digging in here, too.
How to Evaluate Legal Tech that Improves Efficiency: Dera Nevin provides a clear approach.
Three Ideas for Funding Legal Innovation: check out Dan Lear's take on getting more funding into the legal ecosystem to fund creative projects.
Theft: this graphic novel about the history of music (and the "borrowing" of ideas from one artist to another, as well as efforts to police it). A solid primer on 2,000 years of IP law, and cool art to go with it.
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About Gabe Teninbaum
Gabe Teninbaum (@GTeninbaum) is a professor at Suffolk Law (with additional affiliations at Yale, Harvard, and MIT) focusing on legal innovation, technology, and the changing business of law. Every day, he digest tons of content on these topics. The goal of Lawtomatic, his newsletter, is to curate the most interesting, valuable, and thought-provoking of these ideas.
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