AI CLM Platform Lexion Raises $11M; Targeting Smaller Corporations

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Positioning itself as offering a simpler and more affordable AI-driven contract management system for mid-market corporate enterprises, startup Lexion has raised $11 million in an oversubscribed Series A round. When combined with its seed round of $4.2

Client Alert – Scammers targeting California Business Entities.

Gordon P. Firemark

The Secretary of State of California has sent out a consumer alert to warn California businesses about a scam operation. If you receive a letter requesting that you submit $49.50 along with a form, etc. to “California State Corporations”, to receive a Certificate of Status for your business entity, do not respond. This is not an official government document. It is from a private enterprise attempting to extract unnecessary fees from unsuspecting business owners.

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Targeting Midsized Firms, Practice Management Platform Centerbase Receives ‘Significant’ Growth-Equity Investment

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Centerbase , a Dallas-based company providing legal practice management software for mid-sized law firms , has received a growth equity investment from Mainsail Partners , a growth equity firm that invests exclusively in fast-growing, bootstrapped software companies.

New Legal Innovators Initiative Targets the Challenge for Firms of Supporting Diverse Staffing During Pandemic

Media Law

The service is targeting high-demand practice areas where firms and legal departments are likely to need additional staffing, including regulatory, bankruptcy, restructuring and litigation.

Reynen Court’s New Offering Targets Mid-Sized Firms and Corporate Legal With Simplified Testing And Deployment

Media Law

Reynen Court , the so-called app store for legal technology, yesterday announced a new full-service offering aimed at making it easier and more economical for mid-sized law firms and corporate legal departments to test and deploy innovative cloud-based applications.

Tech Companies, ABA, Partner to Launch National Pro Bono Portal Targeting COVID-19 and Disaster Relief

Media Law

For countless numbers of low-income Americans, the COVID-19 crisis is causing significant and unanticipated legal consequences, including unlawful evictions, lost wages and benefits, and other legal issues.

AMC's 'Fear the Walking Dead' Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Mel Smith alleges the second season was a rip-off of his zombie comic series, "Dead Ahead." read more. THR, Esq. Business Television Business THR Online

Boycott Target – Flashmob Protest

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Superman lawyer now targeting Fox's 'Percy Jackson'

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Matthew Belloni EXCLUSIVE: Controversial copyright attorney Marc Toberoff has found his next iconic target: Percy Jackson. Toberoff, currently involved in the smackdown of all smackdowns with Warner Bros. over the Superman franchise, has filed suit in New York on.

MPAA Targets MovieTube Websites in New Piracy Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Legal action calls for ad service providers, social media services and others to stop facilitating websites streaming movies still in theaters. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

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Toronto Actress Targets Harvey Weinstein, Disney in Sexual Assault Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Disney responds, "There is absolutely no legal basis for this claim against The Walt Disney Company and we will defend against it vigorously." read more. THR, Esq. Business Movies Business THR Online The Walt Disney Company autoplay

Greek Reporters Become Targets Of Bombs

Media Law Prof Blog

Five Greek reporters have been targeted by bombs recently. From the New York Times: anger over the financial problems in Greece has apparently turned against journalists reporting on the problem. More here

Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

Predictive Policing: Using Technology to Target Crime

Media Law

Police in several major urban areas — most notably the Los Angeles Police Department — are turning to crime prediction software to aid in targeting rising crime rates. Based on algorithms used to predict earthquake aftershocks, these “predictive policing” programs forecast the highest risk times and places for crimes to occur.

Viacom Targeted by Mom Suing Disney Over Kids Apps

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The suit claims Nickelodeon's Llama Spit Spit and SpongeBob Bubble Party apps are illegally tracking children. read more. THR, Esq. Tech Tech Business THR Online Nickelodeon Viacom

Al Jazeera Targets YouTube "Pirate" to Comply with Egyptian Ban

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two Egyptians are hauled into California federal court by the Qatari-based news org. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Tech Business THR Online

Deloitte Targets U.S. Legal Market with New Legal Business Services Practice

Media Law

Big Four professional services firm Deloitte said today it has launched a Legal Business Services practice in the U.S.,

Ed Sheeran-Penned Song for Tim McGraw Is Target of Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Two Australians assert that "The Rest of Our Life" is blatant copying and say it's hardly a coincidence that the musician who performed their own work is in a relationship with a Sony executive tasked with marketing the defendants' song. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

Hollywood Docket: Class Action Lawsuit Targets Pandora

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

edit@hollywoodreporter.com (Eriq Gardner) A round-up of lawsuits, decisions and other legal news in Hollywood read more. THR, Esq. The Business Business

Disney's 'Frozen' Trailer Targeted in Copyright Lawsuit

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The creator of an animated short says Disney teased its blockbuster by misappropriating her own work. read more. Movies THR Online THR, Esq. Frozen Business

Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners

Media Law

The post Patent Lawsuits Target E-Discovery Company kCura and Its Partners appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A Boston company that helps inventors and small companies enforce their patents filed a series of lawsuits this week against e-discovery company kCura, developer of the Relativity search and review platform, and several of kCura’s partners, alleging violation of a patent for concept-based visual presentation of search results.

Goldieblox Meets Chucky: Case Targets Songwriters and Producers

Music Technology Policy

Producers and songwriters should be aware that in the Temporary Autonomous Zone of Northern California (home of the class action award payoffs to the EFF, Berkman Center and other places where copyright haters thrive), the new new thing appears to be suing record producers and songwriters. Rick Rubin in particular.

Journalist Targeted by Fox News Anchor Threatens Sanctions If $50M Suit Isn't Dropped

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Bolling is suing following his suspension from Fox News amid allegations of sexual harassment. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online

Appeals Court Burns Defamation Lawsuit Targeting 'American Hustle' Microwave Scene

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Reversing the trial judge, the California appeals court holds the 2013 film to be a "farce" and says viewers will hardly trust what Jennifer Lawrence says in the David O. Russell picture. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Movies Tech Business THR Online

With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firms

Media Law

The post With Features Upgrade Out Today, CosmoLex Targets Larger Law Firms appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites. A firm can choose to enable UTBMS code sets and set which codes to allow or restrict. The cloud practice management platform CosmoLex today rolled out a set of upgrades designed to extend its suitability to larger law firms. The upgrades include the incorporation of LEDES 1998B billing codes and ABA UTBMS task management codes, […].

New Podcast Targets Hot Issues Facing Lawyers

Media Law

A long time ago, I was the founding editor of Lawyers USA (when it was called Lawyers Weekly USA ). I’ve had nothing to do with it for years, but I was interested to note that it launched a new podcast for lawyers yesterday. Called Lawyers in Practice , the podcast is described as discussing “the hot issues facing practicing attorneys and law firms.” ” It is hosted by Reni Gertner, managing editor of Lawyers USA.

Borgesius on Data Protection Regulation and Behavioral Targeting

Media Law Prof Blog

Zuiderveen Borgesius, University of Amsterdam, IViR Institute for Information law (IViR), has published Singling Out People Without Knowing Their Names – Behavioural Targeting, Pseudonymous Data, and the New Data Protection Regulation. Frederik J. Here is the abstract. Information about millions

Conan targets NBC lawyers in tour opener

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Given the attorney hours spent negotiating Conan O'Brien's exit from NBC, we're not shocked that his "Legally Prohibited from Being Funny on Television" tour started with a bunch of potshots at NBC and its lawyers. THR's Erik Pedersen was there.

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Movie trailers to target frivolous litigation

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

By Eriq Gardner A legal drama is coming soon to a theater near you. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Institute for Legal Reform has enlisted movie theaters across the nation to convince audiences of the need for civil justice reform.

Accused Gunman, Robert Aaron Long, Had Visited Atlanta Spas He Targeted, Police Say - The New York Times

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Accused Gunman Had Visited Massage Parlors He Targeted, Police Say By JACK HEALY The New York Times The suspect, who was a customer at two of the spas in the Atlanta area that were attacked this week, spent time in a rehab clinic for a self-described sexual addiction.

'Turn Down for What' Becomes Latest Target for 'Blurred Lines' Lawyer

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Lil Jon and DJ Snake misappropriated Freddie GZ's song, alleges a lawsuit filed on Thursday. read more. THR, Esq. Music Music Business THR Online

Do Sacha Baron Cohen's Targets Have a Shot at Winning a Lawsuit? (Guest Column)

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Sacha Baron Cohen’s cinematic exploits as Ali G, Borat, and Brüno have been a lightning rod for litigation. After Borat premiered in 2006, some of those finding themselves the unwitting butt of Cohen’s jokes sought recourse in court, seeking money damages or even injunctions against the release of Cohen’s film. Most of their claims failed. read more. THR, Esq. THR, Esq. Television Television THR Online Sacha Baron Cohen Who Is America

As Neota Logic Rolls Out Platform Upgrade, New CEO Targets Growth

Media Law

We need to get our marketing more targeted.” Artificial intelligence company Neota Logic today rolled out version 9.2 of its AI automation platform, introducing Dashboards, a data-management and visualization tool that customers can configure to create custom views and charts of data collections and usage, and Open Negotiation, an authoring tool for building contract negotiation into document automation workflows within Neota. See video of Dashboards and Open Negotiation.].

Exclusive: the litigious debt collectors targeting Latinos during a pandemic | US news | The Guardian

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

"A California lending company that targets Latinos with high-interest loans is dismissing thousands of lawsuits days after the Guardian questioned the volume of actions against customers. Exclusive: the litigious debt collectors targeting Latinos during a pandemic | US news | The Guardian

Associated Press Targets George Zimmerman's Painting

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Trayvon Martin''s shooter has his eye on a Florida prosecutor. The AP has its eye on him. read more. The Business THR Online THR, Esq. Business

126 MHz Incentive Auction Clearing Target Set – Reverse Auction for TV Stations to Bid to Surrender their Spectrum to Wireless Users to Begin May 31

Broadcast Law Blog

This morning, the FCC released a Public Notice , announcing that the spectrum clearing target for the initial stage of the Incentive Auction will be 126 MHz. Broadcast Auctions Digital Television Incentive Auctions/Broadband Report Television clock rounds incentive auction clearing target reverse auction

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The Fourth Circuit's Audience Targeting Test For Personal Jurisdiction In Internet Defamation Cases

Media Law Prof Blog

Sarah Ludington, Campbell University School of Law, Duke University School of Law, has published Aiming at the Wrong Target: The 'Audience Targeting' Test for Personal Jurisdiction in Internet Defamation Cases, at 73 Ohio State Law Journal. Here is the abstract

Another Lawsuit Targets Film With Same Title

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Eriq Gardner Blixa Films accuses Thrillhouse Prods of using the title 'East of Sunset' to describe a music-themed film. read more. THR, Esq. Movies Movies

Lawsuit Targets Big Political Super PAC for Infringing Paul Anka Song

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The songwriter behind "Times of Your Life" is suing Club for Growth Action. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Music Business THR Online

Justice Department Targets AT&T, DirecTV in Antitrust Lawsuit Over L.A. Dodgers TV Negotiations

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The action comes just as AT&T is to submit its $85 billion proposed acquisition of Time Warner to regulators. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Google-backed Group Targets “Union Thugs”

Music Technology Policy

The Google-dominated NetCoalition lobbying group is run by this man: This is Markham Erickson, who, in another life, might have auditioned for Paul Revere & The Raiders. This time, though, Markham Erickson’s NetCoalition is distributing hate pieces on ”union thugs”

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Class Action Targets Ashley Madison Over Lack of Real Women on Cheating Site

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

A hack seems to have revealed many "fembots." Can that be used in court? read more. THR, Esq. The Business Culture Business THR Online

Conan O'Brien Targeted in Lawsuit Claiming He Lifted Jokes from Twitter

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Robert Kaseberg says his jokes about Tom Brady, Caitlyn Jenner, airlines and the Washington Monument made it into the late night host's monologue. read more. THR, Esq. Television Television Business THR Online