In this session, participants will learn tips, tricks, and techniques for leveraging technology in contract drafting, including the latest artificial intelligence tools. Many of these tips can be implemented with no further expenditure of funds, using applications freely available. Primary goals will be to draft contracts more efficiently, without loss of quality or accuracy.
Key topics to be discussed:
How to create a contracting database
Developing a constant habit of adding to your database
Picking a database that is free (or nearly free) and accessible both on the desktop and mobile devices
Using the latest contract management software
Understanding the use of artificial intelligence and other sophisticated contracting tools
Date / Time: September 8, 2023
Michael R. Overly | Foley & Lardner LLP
Michael Overly is a partner in Foley & Lardner’s Information Technology & Outsourcing Group and Privacy, Security and Information Management Groups. He is one of the few practicing lawyers who has satisfied the rigorous requirements necessary to obtain the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems ecurity Professional (CISSP), Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certifications. He writes and speaks frequently regarding negotiating and drafting technology transactions and the legal issues of technology in the workplace, e-mail, and electronic evidence. He has written numerous articles and books on these subjects and is a frequent commentator in the national press (e.g., the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, ABCNEWS.com, CNN, and MSNBC) and has testified before the U.S. Congress regarding online issues.
Chanley T. Howell | Foley & Lardner LLP
Chanley T. Howell is a partner and intellectual property lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, where his practice focuses on a broad range of technology law matters. He is a member of the firm’s Technology Transactions, Cybersecurity, and Privacy Practice and the Sports, Health Care and Automotive Industry Teams.
Chanley represents companies in a variety of technology law areas, such as:
Data Privacy and Security Compliance – Counsel and advise clients with respect to compliance with data privacy and security laws requirements and obligations, including federal privacy laws (Gramm-Leach-Bliley, HIPAA, telemedicine /
telehealth); consumer protection / marketing laws (TCPA, CAN-SPAM, COPPA); FTC privacy requirements, investigations and enforcement actions; state data privacy, security and breach notification laws; artificial intelligence / AI issues; EU Privacy Shield compliance and certification; regulatory risk assessment and compliance audits; privacy and information security policies; records retention, destruction and management policies
Software Agreements – Software licensing, software support and maintenance; joint development, IT professional and consulting services; software license audits and disputes
Technology Agreements – IT outsourcing; EHR (electronic health record) system agreements; ERP licensing, acquisition and implementation agreements; telemedicine/telehealth related agreements and policies; artificial intelligence / AI related agreements; patent, copyright and trademark licenses; joint development and marketing agreements; telecommunications agreements; technology acquisition and distribution agreements; IT/IP due diligence for mergers and acquisitions
Internet – Online and electronic contracts and agreements, ESIGN and electronic signature issues, telemedicine / telehealth, ecommerce and online transactions, domain names, website terms and conditions, privacy policies, social media policies
I. How to create a contracting database | 3:00pm – 3:12pm
II. Developing a constant habit of adding to your database | 3:12pm – 3:24pm
III. Picking a database that is free (or nearly free) and accessible both on the desktop and mobile devices | 3:24pm – 3:36pm
IV. Using the latest contract management software | 3:36pm – 3:48pm
V. Understanding the use of artificial intelligence and other sophisticated contracting tools | 3:48pm – 4:00pm