January 31, 2014
Put contract provision examples in, get provision models out. If machine learning is so powerful, why would anyone build a contract provision extraction system any other way?
September 23, 2013
This Gordon Gecko-esque cell phone is a good metaphor for manual rule-based contract metadata extraction systems: Keyword search systems may be sophisticated compared to the status quo of non-technology-aided humans reviewing contracts from scratch.
September 17, 2013
People who review contracts generally need to do this work accurately. In fact, one of the principal problems with the current non-tech enhanced way contracts get reviewed (at law firms and elsewhere) is that people make mistakes in this work.
September 9, 2013
More and more companies are offering contract review software systems. This post gives more details what these systems do and why there are more of them.
July 24, 2013
Under the American Bar Association’s Model Rules of Professional Conduct Rule 1.1, lawyers have a duty to provide competent representation. Under Comment 8 to the Rule, lawyers must maintain their competence: