Legal Current (podcasts)
Legal Current is a podcast from Thomson Reuters, Legal, that features information and commentary on the business and practice of law.
Increasing KM User Engagement - KM with Kim, episode 2

Knowledge Management, like any solution, is only as effective as an organization's ability to get people to use it. 

In this episode of "KM with Kim", Thomson Reuters national manager of knowledge management, Kim Stein discusses how firms can get the most out of the KM systems

A white paper on "Knowledge Management Software Has Come of Age" can be downloaded here:
http://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-and-techology/knowledge-management-software-has-come-of-age-now-what/

 

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:42am EDT

Knowledge Management, like any solution, is only as effective as an organization's ability to get people to use it. 

In this episode of "KM with Kim", Thomson Reuters national manager of knowledge management, Kim Stein discusses how firms can get the most out of the KM systems.

A white paper on "Knowledge Management Software Has Come of Age" can be downloaded here:
http://blog.legalsolutions.thomsonreuters.com/law-and-techology/knowledge-management-software-has-come-of-age-now-what/

Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:44pm EDT

ILTACON 2016: AI, Smart Contracts, Blockchains & More

What are some of the disruptive technologies facing the legal industry?  Ron Friedman of Fireman & Co. led a session on “When Will Blockchains and Smart Contracts Be Important in Legal?”  He and Eric Laughlin, managing director, Legal Managed Services, Thomson Reuters, sat down to discuss,

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:23pm EDT

ILTACON 2016: Legal Technology Innovation

Advances in legal technology -- both the present and future -- will be front and center at ILTACON 2016.

Charlotte Rushton, managing director large and midsize law firms, and innovation leader for the Legal business of Thomson Reuters, discusses the state of innovation in the legal industry.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18pm EDT

ILTA executive director Randi Mayes on ILTACON 2016

ILTACON 2016 is an excellent opportunity for people working in legal technology to learn, share and discuss what works, what doesn't and the tools to face challenges now and in the future.

ILTA executive director Randi Mayes, who has led ILTA for more than twenty years, discusses how ILTA has helped shape the legal technology landscape.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:41am EDT

Why Knowledge Management Matters - KM with Kim, episode 1

Knowledge management can be a powerful way for firms to increase their efficiency.  

In our first "KM with Kim," we discuss how knowledge management improves productivity, with Kim Stein, national manager of knowledge management at Thomson Reuters.

In upcoming episodes, we'll discuss how firms can get the most out of their knowledge management systems, and what lies ahead in KM.  

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:09am EDT

Las Vegas Raiders & Pro Sports in Sin City

Are you ready for some football...in Las Vegas?

The NFL regular season kicks off in Denver with a rematch of Super Bowl 50 between the Broncos and Panthers.  But football fans are wondering if the NFL's newest hot ticket might be in Las Vegas, where the Oakland Raiders have been making overtures to city officials about moving the franchise.

The National Hockey League has already broken the ice, so to speak, and is ending the four major professional sports leagues' (NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL) long-standing avoidance of placing a franchise in Las Vegas to avoid association with gambling.

But will football be next?  Glen Rothstein of Greenburg Glusker discusses whether legal issues should potentially stop the Raiders from moving.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:04pm EDT

Stopping Pokemon Go

Pokemon Go is an unquestioned cultural phenomenon -- the most successful video game launch in history.  But the sudden success of Pokemon Go has spawned a slew of questions about safety, privacy and liability issues. 

Brian Markovitz from Joseph Greenwald & Lake tries to catch 'em all when it comes to legal issues around Pokemon Go.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:23pm EDT

New York City Anti-Violence Project

The New York City Anti-Violence Project empowers lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, and HIV-affected communities and allies to end all forms of violence through organizing and education, and supports survivors through counseling and advocacy. 

The AVP’s work has taken on additional significance in the wake of the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando

Sharon Sayles-Belton, vice president, government affairs & community relations for Thomson Reuters, talked with Nishan Bhaumik, Equal Justice Works Fellow, about the importance of the Anti-Violence Project’s work.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:05pm EDT

Rio Olympics Trademark Infringement

The Games of the XXXI Olympiad will draw the world’s attention to Rio. But the familiar Olympic rings are also part of one of the world’s best known trademark, one whose intellectual property right the International Olympic Committee and the US Olympic Committee are staunchly defending .

So everyone from local car dealers to Chinese knockoff manufacturers who are thinking about cashing in on Olympic trademarks may want to think twice.

Rod Berman with  Jeffers Mangels Butler & Mitchell discusses the IOC & USOC’s long history of shutting down trademark infringers.

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Category:podcasts -- posted at: 10:53am EDT