• READ THIS from Helen Gunnarsson of the ABA via Bloomberg Law, reporting on the panel, “Ethics Issues in Lawyers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence,” that took place May 31 at the 44th ABA National Conference on Professional Responsibility in Louisville: Billable Hour ‘Makes No Sense’ in an AI World. “The panelists provided examples of how the

  • Here, from Kira Systems, is a good primer on Contract Analysis AI. Contract Analysis Software: The Technology Fundamentals.
  • There’s more news about contracts re: “ABBYY®, a global provider of content intelligence services, today announced the launch of ABBYY Text Analytics for Contracts, a managed service that automatically discovers insights from contracts and leases

  • Thompson Hine has commissioned this report, “Closing the Innovation Gap.” It’s a methodologically sound survey of almost 200 in-house folks regarding their desire for innovation in legal services and what they’re getting from outside counsel. Spoiler alert: they’re not thrilled. The report is nicely illustrated with infographics and includes a bare minimum of self-promotion.

  • This initiative by dozens of GCs to determine “which in-house and law firm management approaches work best” could be an excellent application of AI. As described here, “the data set has already grown to represent thousands of matters; as the project continues, it will encompass millions of data points allowing for a detailed analysis