Archive for the “Law 2.0” category

Social business design

By Nick Holmes on September 10, 2009

“Social business design” is a term you’ve probably not encountered before. I was introduced to it last evening by social computing expert and entrepreneur Lee Bryant at Headshift where I attended an event to explore the themes covered in the (…)

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Brainstorm on web law at LawCampLeeds

By Nick Holmes on February 5, 2009

Jane Lambert of NIPC (also NIPC Law and @nipclaw) is organising LawCampLeeds on 7 April, which will address practical solutions to legal problems presented by development and use of Web 2.0 andWeb 3.0 technologies. I’m sure all you IP/IT lawyers (…)

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Karaoke anyone?

By Nick Holmes on May 21, 2008

Doug Cornelius has published a great set of slides which he used in his recent presentation on An Attorney’s Perspective on Web 2.0 and Enterprise 2.0. Have a walk through the slides and see if you can parrot what he (…)

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Web 2.0 for lawyers

By Nick Holmes on November 5, 2007

A much-extended version of this article was published September 2007 in the Legal Web CPD course on Legal Information and Web 2.0. This version was published November 2007 in the Internet Newsletter for Lawyers. What is Web 2.0? The phrase (…)

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By Nick Holmes on October 17, 2007

Here’s a great new Law 2.0 initiative. CaseCheck, headed by Stephen Moore, offers case summaries from the Scottish Courts and EAT, delivered latest-first and also categorised, with RSS feeds. Selected committed users author the summaries; all users can add comments. (…)

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What does Law 2.0 mean to you?

By Nick Holmes on September 19, 2007

Credit is due to the Wired GC for first coining the phrase “Law 2.0” back in December 2005, having posted the week before on Web 2.0, Law Style in which he foresaw that: Web 2.0 will be disruptive for the (…)

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Law 2.0 gaining traction

By Nick Holmes on August 8, 2007

The discussion about “Law 2.0” has been alive for some time with Dennis Kennedy, Tom Mighell, the Wired GC and other forward thinkers developing their thoughts over the last 18 months. Here’s the collected wisdom they have tagged as Law (…)

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Facing the future

By Nick Holmes on June 26, 2007

Last Friday/Saturday I attended the SCL Web 2.0 conference in Oxford where speakers and panellists included technology lawyers from large practices, lawyers from Web 2.0 companies, a venture capitalist, an academic and our deputy from the ICO. The majority of (…)

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Web 2.0 – a law publisher’s view

By Nick Holmes on March 5, 2007

In an article in Information World Review, Will Web 2.0 revolutionise information providers or kill them?, Peter Lake, chairman of the Sweet & Maxwell Group, give his views on its implications for law publishers. Simon Chester on Slaw has helpfully (…)

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What exactly is Web 2.0?

By Nick Holmes on March 5, 2007

The expression “Web 2.0” is much in vogue and I am as guilty as anyone in bandying the 2.0 tag about. But what’s it all about? One of the more helpful explanations of Web 2.0 I have come across is (…)

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