LexisNexis Firm Manager Introduces New Pricing Tiers and New Features

Media Law

Firm Manager, the cloud-based practice management platform from LexisNexis, today introduced a new two-tiered subscription model and new features to go along with the new pricing. The post LexisNexis Firm Manager Introduces New Pricing Tiers and New Features appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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Practice-Management Platform Clio Converts to Three-Tiered Pricing

Media Law

With the change, Clio is moving to a three-tiered pricing structure, offering different packages of features at different […]. The post Practice-Management Platform Clio Converts to Three-Tiered Pricing appeared first on Robert Ambrogi's LawSites.

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Tennis Channel Files Complaint With FCC Over Comcast Tier Pricing

Media Law Prof Blog

The Tennis Channel has complained to the FCC about treatment it says it is getting from Comcast. It alleges that Comcast is offering it on a different basis to its customers from other sports networks such as the Golf Channel

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Game Show Network Tests FCC's Definition of a Fair Competition

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

Cablevision is defending a decision to relegate GSN from a wide tier of "female-oriented" channels to a premium tier of "male-oriented" ones. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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Judge Rules Cablevision Discriminated Against Game Show Network

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The Altice-owned cable operator is found to have moved GSN from a basic tier to a premium sports tier based on non-affiliation. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

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CDC Says Lawyers and Judges A Priority for Coronavirus Vaccine

Media Law

The recommendations outline three tiers of phase one vaccine prioritization. After the first tier of long-term care residents and health care workers comes group 1b, which includes persons 75 years and older and frontline essential workers.

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ESPN Claims Verizon Is Breaching Carriage Contract

THR, Esq. Entertainment & Media Law Blog

The sports network believes that Verizon can't put its channels on separately priced tiers in the new personalized FiOS service. read more. THR, Esq. The Business Television Business THR Online

Transitioning from Kickstarting to Company Starting

Gordon P. Firemark

These pledges are usually organized into different tiers, with each higher tier of funding getting a better reward in exchange. For example, some high tier rewards include being in the cast of a movie or lunch with the project creators. The differences between contribution crowdfunding and equity funding. Sites like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have been enormously successful in popularizing the new trend in fundraising, crowdfunding.

Rape – now provable by the lowest burden of proof available.

The Legal Satyricon

That letter’s consequences are now being seen at the University of North Carolina, which has enacted a two-tiered disciplinary system. [.]. DeVoy Last year, the Education Department’s Office of Civl rights issued a now-infamous “Dear Colleague” letter to universities across the country, reminding them of their Title IX obligations to students in disciplinary proceedings.

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Clarence Thomas and Richard Posner hand victories to the internet

The Legal Satyricon

Thomas kind of botched the acronym, saying “third tier trash,&# instead of the more commonly accepted third tier [.]. DeVoy In his remarks at the University of Florida’s Levin College of Law earlier this week, Clarence Thomas used a term those who read legal blogs and message boards know well: TTT. Beginning at the 40:00 mark.)

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Cloud-based TrustBooks Expands from Trust Accounting to Full Accounting for Law Firms

Media Law

New Tiered Pricing. With the introduction of operating accounting in addition to trust accounting, TrustBooks now offers three tiers of pricing: $49 a month per user for trust accounting only. $69

Shootout At the Fantasy Factory Part 2: What Should Streams Mean for Royalty Escalations?

Music Technology Policy

Here’s what Spotify says about itself : Free tiers: Spotify has two tiers which are free to use: one for desktop and tablet computers and one for mobile. The desktop and tablet free tier allows users to play any song in our catalog on-demand but users must view and listen to advertisements that interrupt their listening. Users on our mobile (smartphone) free tier can only play music in “Shuffle mode”. This tier costs $9.99

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New Practice Management Platform Debuts; How It Differs from the Others

Media Law

It offers — or at least will offer over the next couple months — three tiers of subscriptions to allow firms of various sizes to select the tools and services they want. However, the Quickbooks integration is not available in the lowest of the three subscription tiers, as I discuss further below. Three Pricing Tiers. Lexicon plans to offer three tiers of subscriptions. All three tiers include access to the core elements of the software platform.

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Opinion | Incarcerated people are suffering from covid-19 more than most. They should be among the first vaccinated.

Communications And Entertainment Law Blog

Incarcerated populations come in subsequent tiers of vaccination — or, in the draft plans of 13 states, they don’t show up at all. But, of course, prisons house all of the categories of people who are in the first tier — health-care workers in high-risk settings, correctional officers who are first responders, people with underlying conditions and older adults in overcrowded settings. Incarcerated people are suffering from covid-19 more than most.

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Legal Management Software Company Rippe & Kingston Rebrands As SurePoint Technologies

Media Law

“We’ve been pointing mid-tier law firms in the direction of increased efficiency and revenue for nearly 40 years, and that’s exactly what we will continue to do as SurePoint.” Rippe & Kingston Systems, a Cincinnati-based company that has provided legal and financial management software to law firms since 1982, has changed its name to SurePoint Technologies.

Guest Post: The Future of Document Automation in the Legal World

Media Law

In their paper, the professors illustrated how long attorneys spend on each task and found that from 2012 to 2015, attorneys at tier-one firms spent an average of five percent of their total billable hours on document drafting. For firms in tiers two to five, that figure was four percent.

Should you have a loan-out company for your work in entertainment?

Gordon P. Firemark

While individuals pay taxes on a tiered, or progressive basis, with tax rates increasing to higher percentages for higher earners, corporations are taxed at a flat rate which is often lower than the rate for an individual earning the same gross income. I’m frequently called upon by clients to form a so-called “Loan-Out company” for them.

LawNext Episode 60: Stacy Butler on Innovation for Justice

Media Law

Among the projects she has helped spearhead are a new tier of civil legal professional in Arizona, a free tool for helping tenants and landlords communicate, a toolkit for advocates of human trafficking survivors, and an ambitious tenant-education program to reduce evictions. In multiple ways, Stacy Butler is immersed in seeking to innovate the justice system and the delivery of legal services.

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New Casetext Feature Finds Relevant Cases For You, But Along With It Will Come New Pricing

Media Law

With this unveiling, Casetext, which has been free to use ever since its 2013 launch, is also preparing to roll out its first paid subscription tiers for premium services, while keeping basic […]. The legal research service Casetext is unveiling a new service today that automatically finds cases that are relevant to legal memoranda and briefs.

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Rape – now provable by the lowest burden of proof available.

The Legal Satyricon

That letter’s consequences are now being seen at the University of North Carolina, which has enacted a two-tiered disciplinary system. [.]. DeVoy Last year, the Education Department’s Office of Civl rights issued a now-infamous “Dear Colleague” letter to universities across the country, reminding them of their Title IX obligations to students in disciplinary proceedings.

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The Coronavirus and Force Majeure Clauses

New Media and Technology Law

Dun & Bradstreet reported , “at least 51,000 (163 Fortune 1000) companies around the world have one or more direct or Tier 1 suppliers in the impacted regions, and at least five million companies (938 Fortune 1000) around the world have one or more Tier 2 suppliers in the impacted region.” Beyond the human toll of the current global health crisis, the coronavirus outbreak is having serious economic repercussions to the global economy and the supply chains on which it depends.

The Reality of Touring Revenue From Someone Who Has Done It For 32 Years

Music Technology Policy

But for most middle tier bands this is not a reality. The Trichordist. (I I posted this on my facebook page 6 months ago. It continues to get shared so I’m updating and posting it here.). It amuses me to no end when people suggest that artists can make up for recorded music revenues with live music revenues. These are people who obviously know little about the live music business. I’m sure the top 1% of touring artists can.

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Two E-Discovery Companies Merge To Offer Global Data and Discovery Services

Media Law

HaystackID , a company that provides e-discovery and forensic services and technology to corporations and law firms, and NightOwl Global , a company that provides enterprise data services for corporate legal departments, said today that they are combining as part of a merger facilitated by majority investor Quad-C Management Inc.,

Talent Agent’s chilling “State of the Industry” message sends shivers through entertainment industry

Gordon P. Firemark

The message paints a bleak picture for an industry following two major labor disturbances in the past two years, and suggests that work for actors is less plentiful than ever before, with film actors taking the few television starring jobs available, and top-tier TV actors taking co-star, guest star and less prestigious roles. Talent agent James J.

Price Wars in Legal Research Mean Deals for Small Firms; I Compare Costs

Media Law

To get both state and federal, you will need the next pricing tier, which is $125 a month for three years, or $148.84 Westlaw’s pricing page shows that its lowest-tier plan for solos, called Essentials, is $96 a month and requires a one-year contract. The next tier, Plus, adds federal cases for the federal circuit in which you practice and various other federal and state materials. The price shown above is for its lowest tier Appellate plan.

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Guest Post by @poedavid: “Dance Like Nobody’s Paying?” Spotify isn’t

Music Technology Policy

The vast majority of Spotify users are in the “free tier”. Apple Music does not have a free tier and yet was the only major streaming service that did not challenge the new royalty ( 44% more , which means 0.004 instead of 0.003, which is still b t.) . [We’re thrilled to welcome David Poe to MTP!]. by David Poe.

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New Service Uses AI To Help Startups Connect With The Right Lawyer

Media Law

The company offers three tiers of pricing, with the first tier free.

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With New Agreement, is Dispute Between Comcast and NFL Finally Resolved?

JetLawBlog

The conflict between the two parties began when Comcast placed the NFL Network on a sports programming tier, which required an extra fee and had limited viewership. Since the NFL airs some regular-season games on the Network, it wanted the increased exposure that placement on the basic cable programming tier would provide. It is unknown whether the Digital Classic tier will satisfy the NFL long-term. It is a new chapter in the tumultuous history of the NFL Network.

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Baby You Can Drive My Car: Hollywood Health Plans May Have to Pay “Cadillac Plan” Tax

Digital Media Law

Those health benefits, which are available to middle-class members as well as wealthy stars, would be the envy of most of the country if people elsewhere knew of them: the DGA’s top-tier plan reportedly features 10% in-network co-pays and a deductible of $325 per person in a world where 30% copays and $1,000 deductibles are more common.

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New Clio Feature Opens Documents In Your Desktop Editor With A Click

Media Law

It requires either a Boutique or Elite subscription to Clio and thus is not available to those on Clio’s lowest-tier Starter plan. The practice management platform Clio yesterday rolled out a feature called Clio Launcher that opens documents for editing on your desktop computer with one click and then saves them back to the appropriate folder in Clio.

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So Much for Conversion: Apple Set to Pass Spotify in Subscribers

Music Technology Policy

Spotify was saving us all from piracy by giving the music for free in its ad supported tier. Apple Music has three to four times the number of such trial users as Spotify, according to this person, in part because it doesn’t offer a free tier. Remember this one? And if you had any doubts about that, just ask any Spotify employee, particularly circa 2011 or so.

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Controlled Compositions Clauses and Frozen Mechanicals

Music Technology Policy

You can usually get the 75% increased up to full based on sales levels, often with an interim tier at 87-1/2%. BMG announced they will be rolling back at least some aspects of what’s called “controlled compositions” clauses in (presumably) their record deals.

IP Docketing Company Alt Legal Makes An Acquisition and Announces Its First User Conference

Media Law

One difference between the two products is pricing, with Alt Legal charging by tiers and MarkTend charging by the case. Alt Legal , the cloud-based, intellectual-property docketing software company, has acquired MarkTend , a trademark docketing and monitoring software, for an undisclosed price. As a result of the acquisition, MarkTend will shut down its docketing software business and its customers will be transitioned to Alt Legal.

Arizona Task Force Calls for Wide-Ranging Practice Reforms, Including Eliminating Ban on Nonlawyer Ownership

Media Law

The task force also called for development of a tier of nonlawyer legal service providers, or “limited license legal practitioners,” who would be qualified by education, training and examination to provide limited legal services, including representation in court and administrative proceedings. Rogers College of Law, to create a new tier of legal service provider that would provide services to domestic violence survivors.

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New ‘LawZam Consults’ Allows Lawyers to Sell Text or Video Legal Consultations

Media Law

If you decide to sign up, LawZam has three tiers of membership: Basic, for $49 a month, which includes up to five paid consultations per month. Enterprise, for $125 a month, with unlimited consultations and receipt of leads before lower-tier members. A new service launching today, LawZam Consults , allows lawyers to provide 15-60 minute text and video client consultations for a fee via a mobile-friendly online platform.

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Attention Mr. Ek: Here’s how you get it done, son.

Music Technology Policy

Then came Apple Music, emphasizing an artist-oriented music ecosystem that omits the free tier that has failed so miserably with Spotify. MTP readers will recall that I said of Spotify’s Taylor Swift debacle that it was unfathomable how Spotify CEO Daniel Ek could allow there to be a Taylor Swift reality that did not involve Spotify.

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Weekend Boxoffice: Coraline Fresher than Expected

Thompson On Hollywood

Yes, it's that time of year when studios release second-tier pictures, ones for which nobody has high expectations. Some are mediocre ( Pink Panther 2 ), others are terrific but not overtly commercial, like Henry Selick's stop-motion ( Coraline ). And yet, some of these movies (like Paul Blart Mall Cop) are doing better than anyone expected. This weekend women flocked to He's Just Not That Into You , which despite mixed reviews is yet another chick flick hit.

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We are Not Blind to the Harsh Economic Realities of Streaming: An Interview with an Indie Publisher

Music Technology Policy

Publisher: That information gap IS holding us down, we have no way to know HOW it’s calculated as it is and those calculations ABSOLUTELY are not making any sense, there is no explanation, continuity or pattern to deciphering the differences for each part of the service’s tiers – and the amount of units reported to support the varied rates, it follows no logic at all.

This Video Conferencing App Is Purpose-Built for Lawyers, and It’s Free

Media Law

For others, there is a lower-tier plan that is always free. For most of us as we’ve hunkered down in recent weeks, Zoom has become our default application for video conferencing. But while Zoom is fine for generic business meetings and virtual cocktail parties, it is not designed for the specific needs — or specific security concerns — of legal professionals.

FCC Approves Rule That Would Permit Cable Providers to Send More Notices via Email

New Media and Technology Law

The updated rules would cover additional notices, such as information about privacy, channel deletions, service change notices, notice of service changes, and information about the basic service tier, among other things. In an effort to modernize communications, the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) decided to allow cable operators to deliver general subscriber notices required under so-called Subpart T rules (47 CFR §§ 76.1601 et seq.) to verified customer email addresses.

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Tim Quirk’s Selective Facts or How to Fetishize the Elephant in the Room

Music Technology Policy

For example, in his Future of Music speech he tells us: Imposing order on chaos is particularly important at the bottom of the pyramid, [which] [sic] I’ve labeled that the free tier. The free tier of Spotify lives here, as does YouTube, sites like Last.fm, Pandora, broadcast radio, NPR’s music website and numerous other music discovery blogs. “ Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.” ” The Bhagavad-Gita.

Bit Torrent Logic: How Spotify Brought on Their Own @TaylorSwift13 Problems

Music Technology Policy

Spotify has both free and paid tiers, and Ms. Swift’s catalog, because they agreed to keep her music out of free tiers, or offer only paid versions. Is he mad? Anyway, there’s something on his mind, as sure as there must be something on a deck when it cracks. Moby Dick , by Herman Melville.

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Ruby Receptionists Introduces Plan Tailored (And Priced) For Solos

Media Law

Although Ruby offers integrations with Clio, Lexicata and Rocket Matter, those integrations are not available to Ruby Solo customers; the next tier or higher is required. The virtual receptionist service for law firms and other businesses, Ruby Receptionists , introduced a new plan this week designed specifically for solo attorneys and solo business owners.

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