We’re now open for business. LawPanel launched this year at Barcelona, during the 2017 conference of the International Trademark Association, and it's been quite an experience. Thanks to all the people who got in touch over the last week. We've spent a long time working on our products, and it's great to be greeted with such enthusiasm.
From Siri to Echo, Chatbots are becoming mainstream. We look at what they can do for Law Firms to better engage and support potential and existing clients. And what makes them uniquely good at certain aspects of this.
Widgets are pieces of functionality that can be added to a website with one line of code. Hosted and maintained by a third party - such as LawPanel - they can add real value to a site, quickly and easily.
The end is not nigh for lawyers. But it will be for a growing proportion of repetitive legal work. This will have wide ranging implications for lawyers, how they win and serve clients, and the business models of law firms.
Automation can come in many different forms with different underlying technologies. Here we give a bit of background and use Trade Mark Direct's automated TM search as an example for how new service and business models can better serve clients.
Creating the right context in which a request is made, can be as important in determining the outcome, as the request itself.
Software is eating the world. Mobile devices are eating PCs and laptops. This is going to profoundly change the activities of lawyers, more so than probably any generation.
Imagine engaging with potential clients, receiving instructions and serving clients at all hours of the day and night. Far from clients waiting for office hours for personal contact almost all value timely information which reduces cognitive load.