November 2, 2017 | Montreal, Canada
Thomson Reuters and Law Made, are pleased to present the 2017 Emerging Legal Technology Forum Road Shows. We’re bringing some of the key learning and highlights from the September 21, 2017 Emerging Technology event to cities across Canada.
Each city will be unique and bring together local industry change leaders and practitioners for an interactive and provocative morning session on innovations in legal technology and how that is changing the profession.
The Montreal event will take place on November 2, 2017 at the Hyatt Regency
8:00-8:30 Registration, buffet breakfast, networking at round tables
8:30-9:00 The State of the Legal Tech Industry
Law Made and TR jointly present an overview of the state of development of the industry. Share the current landscape of legal tech, and some of the specific insights gained at the September 21st Toronto Emerging Legal Technology event.
Legal Technology Startups Delivering New Services to Market
Cognate is the world’s first trademark use record service powered by blockchain technology.
A blockchain is a decentralized digital ledger of transactions that combines powerful cryptography algorithms with a system of decentralized computing power. Records in blockchain ledgers are immutable (i.e. permanent) and time-stamped.
Send important documents to any email address and get a legally valid delivery report that can be used as a proof of notification (e-service) admissible in court. It’s the power of a fax, a bailiff, and registered mail, but with the simplicity of email.
The New Wave: Online Dispute Resolution
BidSettle is an online tool that facilitates online settlements by allowing parties in a dispute to exchange confidential settlement offers and counter-offers.
Nicolas is a leader in the CyberJustice initiative from University of Montreal. They are building out a broad set of work projects that will span over 6 years with dozens of international and Canadian legal stakeholders (including TR) exploring the use of technology in the justice ecosystem.
Among other things, they’re working with APEC to develop an ODR platform for B2B disputes
10:00-10:30 Q&A then adjourn