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  • Robin AI Hires CFO From Data Security Co. BigID

    Contract software company Robin AI Ltd. announced Thursday the hiring of a chief financial officer two months after closing a Series B funding round that aims to scale up the artificial intelligence-focused business.

  • Robins Kaplan, Funding Firm Must Pay Sanctions, Court Told

    An investment firm has urged a New York state appellate court to uphold a $156,000 sanction levied against a litigation funding firm and its counsel from Robins Kaplan LLP over the law firm's access to the opposing party's Dropbox account, saying a trial court acted within its discretion in imposing the sanction.

  • Former Legal Tech Exec Says She's Owed Over $1M In Shares

    A former business executive has sued the Texas law firm and legal technology company where she worked, alongside the firms' founders, claiming she was sexually harassed on the job and then illegally fired earlier this year after she tried to collect on more than $1 million in shares from the tech company.

  • USPTO Expands Types Of E-Signatures Allowed For Patents

    The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office will allow filers to sign patent documents using a wider range of third-party electronic signature platforms, including DocuSign and Acrobat Sign, starting Friday.

  • HR Tech Startup Borderless AI Arrives With $27M Investment

    Borderless AI, a startup with a human resources platform for legal and other corporate teams, launched from stealth mode on Thursday with a $27 million seed round.

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    Hinshaw AI Policy Embraces New Tech, With 'Guardrails'

    As generative AI platforms rapidly advance, law firms are hastening to develop policies that address ethical and legal concerns arising from the new technology — including the latest firm to jump into the fray, Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP. Here, Law360 Pulse talks with general counsel Steven Puiszis about Hinshaw's new policy and how it took shape.

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    Michael Cohen, Atty Avoid Sanctions For AI-Generated Cites

    A New York federal judge on Wednesday declined to sanction Michael Cohen or his attorney for providing fictional cases generated by Google's artificial intelligence service to support a motion in Cohen's criminal case, finding that the citations were "embarrassing and certainly negligent" but not the product of bad faith.

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    4 Legal Tech Cos. Make List Of Most Innovative Businesses

    Four legal technology businesses secured spots on an annual list of the world's most innovative companies, which featured more than 600 companies and covered nearly 60 industries.

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    Tech Partner Takes Reins Of New AI Team At Phillips Lytle

    Phillips Lytle this week became one of the latest firms to unveil a dedicated team focused on artificial intelligence, with a partner experienced in technology and business matters poised to lead that group of seven attorneys overall.

  • Study Sees Promise For Gen AI Tools In Closing Justice Gap

    Widespread access to generative artificial intelligence tools could help increase access to justice for low-income Americans, according to a new study that found these tools largely boosted productivity for legal aid lawyers.

  • Compliance Co. SingleFile Adds $6.5M In Seed Funding

    Online compliance platform SingeFile raised $6.5 million in an extension of its previous seed funding rounds, the Seattle-based company's chief executive Aaron Finn confirmed to Law360 Pulse on Tuesday.

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    PwC Launches Legal Tech-Powered Consulting Service

    The Big Four accounting firm PwC is leaning more into legal generative artificial intelligence tools with a new service offering for legal departments.

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    Legal Ops Pay Gap Has Widened For Women Since 2023

    Despite heavy representation in the legal operations field, women in this area continue to be underpaid compared to men, earning as much as 25% less total compensation than their peers, a new survey has found.

  • Mass. Law Firm Can't Escape Ex-Client's Data Breach Case

    A small Massachusetts law firm will have to face an ex-client's proposed class action claiming it was negligent and failed to protect her and others' personal information from hackers who breached the firm's computers and stole data, a Boston federal judge has ruled.

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    5 Women Attys Named Influential Legal Tech Leaders

    Leaders from Crowell & Moring LLP, Gilbert & Tobin and Gowling WLG were among the five honored Monday by the International Legal Technology Association as part of its 2024 list of Influential Women in Legal Technology.

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    Legal Groups Seek Update On What It Takes To Be A Lawyer

    The Institute for the Advancement of the American Legal System has announced a "major update" to its 2014 survey, this time teaming up with the Law School Admission Council to tap thousands of attorneys to get an updated view of what it takes to be a successful lawyer.

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    How Small Law Firms Are Preparing To Embrace AI

    The promise of generative artificial intelligence remains outside the gates of many small law firms, but that hasn't stopped some from using this time to evaluate and test products before securing access to this new technology.

  • Axiom Introduces New Permanent Recruitment Offerings

    Legal staffing and legal services provider Axiom announced Monday two new staffing products that help clients either fill open legal roles permanently or engage an attorney on an interim-to-permanent basis.

  • Legal Tech Co. CS Disco Authorizes $20M Stock Buyback

    To boost its deflating stock price, the legal technology company CS Disco Inc. is launching a share repurchase program.

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    Legal Tech Roundup: Proxiio, Legal Soft

    The official launch of an India-based legal services provider in the United States tops this legal technology news roundup.

  • Voir Dire: Law360 Pulse's Weekly Quiz

    The legal industry marked the Ides of March with another busy week as BigLaw firms expanded their practices and headcounts. Test your legal news savvy here with Law360 Pulse's weekly quiz.

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    Crediverso CEO Talks My Pocket Lawyer, Consumer Legal AI

    Last year, My Pocket Lawyer launched to help users address legal issues through generative artificial intelligence. Here, Crediverso founder and CEO Charlie Hernández talks to Law360 Pulse about consumer-focused legal technologies and his expectations of how generative AI products will affect the business of law as a whole.

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    What GCs Want To See From Firms' New AI Practices

    As artificial intelligence practice groups pop up in law firms around the country, what do general counsel want from their external lawyers when it comes to this burgeoning technology?

  • 9th Circ. Is Asked To Revive LegalForce's TM Dispute

    Intellectual property firm LegalForce RAPC Worldwide PC has taken its trademark battle with a Japanese company over the brand "LegalForce" to the Ninth Circuit, arguing in its appeal that a federal statute dictates that infringement can occur through equity sales to investors.

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    Ex-Troutman Pepper Data Director Launches Consulting Biz

    A former director of data science, strategy and analytics at Troutman Pepper has announced that he has started his own consulting firm called Legal DnA Strategies LLC.

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