• From press release: Neal, Gerber & Eisenberg has become the first US law firm to implement the new iManage Insight for enterprise search. The firm has replaced their existing knowledge management system, Recommind, with the AI-based RAVN technology. According to Sonia Menon, Chief Operating Officer, “We’ve already started using one of Insight’s key features – Insight Knowledge Graph – to identify hidden experts and expertise throughout the firm. We are excited to take this step and we see it as a foundation for advancing knowledge management for the firm.”

 

  • From Artificial Lawyer, this discussion of Neota Logic’s efforts to increase Access to Justice (A2J) by working with 14 law schools around the globe. It’s not just about hackathons.

 

  • Jani Ihalainen of Reynolds Porter Chamberlain Authored this piece for the Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice. Abstract: “The article opens up the conversation around copyright and artificial intelligence, highlighting possible issues and solutions through other jurisdictions outside of the EU and common law countries. Potential legislation could be considered through this conversation, which will alleviate the growing pains from the coming era of artificial intelligence.”

 

  • According to  at Bloomberg Law, “Law firms looking at artificial intelligence and other technology solutions can expect to make a big investment in the humans to implement it.” Quoting BakerHostetler’s Katherine Lowry, “There’s certainly evidence that some of the tools can save time and cost, but it’s too early to tell about others. But if you don’t invest time in them now, you won’t be ready for the changes coming two to five years from now.”

 

  • POLITICO, with Accenture Applied Intelligence as the founding partner, is launching a global AI forum to help business leaders and government policymakers understand the impact of AI innovation and to inform responsible use of AI. Details here. I hope a law firm will take a seat at the table. The initiative will hold a series of AI summits and roundtables in multiple cities in Europe and the US. The first AI Summit will take place on March 19-20, 2018 in Brussels. POLITICO also launched a monthly AI newsletter that includes news, analyses and examples of how companies and organizations apply AI.