The January issue of Practice Innovations is out. Here is a list of the new articles:

Making Attorneys Champions of Data and Information Usage, Andrew M. Baker, Director or Legal Technology, Seyfarth, Shaw,LLP

You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure: A Sneak Peak at Westlaw Analytics, Brian Knudson, Vice President, Strategic Marketing, Thomson

 There have been some wild extrapolations of late on some of my favorite blogs regarding the meaning of  Dewey & LeBoeuf’s  unsecured “legal research” related  debts as listed in the firm’s bankruptcy filing.

 These debts are listed as follows: Thomson Reuters (owed $2.3 million), LexisNexis (owed $1.4 million.), and Wolters Kluwer/CCH (owed $650K.).

In search of

I think I can hear librarians throughout the US breathing a collective sigh of relief:
Today began with the announcement of the acquisition of the Portfolio Media Law360 newsletters by LexisNexis and was followed by reassuring phone calls and communications from Law 360  to its customers.
The Lexis acquisition of Law360 is being described as a

It was only a matter of time. We all know that Lexis and Westlaw watch the emerging legal content providers closely. The rumor of the week is that some sort of alliance is brewing between LexisNexis and legal newsletter publisher Law360. It has also been rumored that both Lexis and Westlaw lost out to

A class action lawsuit (12 CV 1340) was filed in the Southern District of New York today by Edward White and Kenneth Elan and their respective law firms  against West Publishing  dba West and Reed Elsevier dba Lexis.I know you are thinking:  law review articles, chapters of legal treatises, a book of lawyer jokes,… poetry for lawyers…Wrong. The plaintiffs are

Why are legal publishers using the “Seinfeld Soupman strategy” of banishing customers who “opt out” of firmwide contracts rather than maintaining relationships on which to build future good will and market share?
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Lexis, ThomsonReuters and Wolters Kluwer CCH have been edging toward increasingly desperate measures in at attempt to coerce the

Almost a modern day parody of Henry Ford’s color palette for the Model T (“You can have any color as long as it’s black.”) Bloomberg is entering the legal marketplace with monochromatic contract as in, “You can have any contract you want as long as it’s Bloomberg’s standard contract.”

So what’s the Upside?
In exchange for