Monthly Archives: August 2010

Koncision CA Editorial Boards

You’ve presumably seen this blog post announcing Koncision Contract Automation. I could have waited until Koncision CA was ready for launch before announcing, but I …

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Some Features of Koncision Contract Automation

In the coming months we’ll be establishing the framework and policies of Koncision Contract Automation. The document-assembly engine that will power it, ContractExpress, operates as …

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Announcing Koncision Contract Automation

I’m pleased to announce that I’m partnering with Business Integrity, developer of ContractExpress document-assembly software, to develop Koncision Contract Automation, an online subscription-based service that …

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Contract Drafting and Plagiarism

There’s been quite a bit of blogosphere chatter recently about lawyers and plagiarism. The most recent salvo is this post by Peter Friedman, who teaches …

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Signature Automation: A Dispatch from the Front Lines

I recently received the following inquiry from longtime reader John “Fitz” Fitzpatrick: Pardon me if I missed a blog discussion on e-signature (have you had …

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Innovation Is Easier If You Get Specific

I noted with interest this article on the website of the Association for Corporate Counsel. It’s entitled “Top Ten Innovations to Improve Enterprise-Wide Contract Management,” and …

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Don’t Count on the Courts to Fix Your Mistakes

Drafting mistakes are mainly of interest to me for the lessons I can deduce about how not to draft; I don’t particularly care how the mess …

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Revisiting the Outsourcing of Law-Firm Contract Drafting

Last week the New York Times ran two stories on legal outsourcing. The first (click here), by Heather Timmons, describes the growth of legal outsourcing in …

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You Have to Read the Contract

I happened upon this blog post by Susan Wilson of Alston+Bird regarding a recent Delaware Chancery Court opinion, Cambridge North Point LLC v. Boston and …

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A Redundancy Found in “Efforts” Provisions

It’s commonplace for a contract to require a party to use efforts (reasonable efforts or some suboptimal variant) to accomplish something to the extent possible …

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On Typos in Contract Drafting

The ever-vigilant Steven Sholk told me about this post on Footnoted. It describes how in an exhibit to an employment agreement filed on the U.S. …

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What’s Your Experience with “Most Favored Nation” Provisions?

Some months ago a reader asked the following: At some point down the road, can you do a blog posting on Most Favored Nation clauses?  …

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