20 For 2020: The Legal Tech Trends that Defined the Year

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Whoa, what the f*&% just happened? This was a year few of us will ever forget. It brought untold hardships for many and unfamiliar challenges for all of us. To those who suffered losses of loved ones or illness, to those who lost their jobs or their homes, to any and all who suffered scars this year, I offer my heartfelt condolences. But in the world of legal technology and innovation, the phrase I heard often repeated this year was “silver lining.” It was a silver lining in the form of an accelerant. The challenge to modernizing the delivery of…

BlackBoiler Wins Two More Patents for Its AI-Assisted Contract Review Software

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BlackBoiler, the Arlington, Va., company whose AI-based technology automatically marks up draft contract language, has been issued two additional patents from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for its AI-assisted contract review software.

That brings to seven the number of U.S. patent allowances issued for BlackBoiler’s software. It has additional patent applications pending…