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Gowling Law Firm Partners Up With Decentral

The Lawyers Daily (Canada) reports that law firm Gowling WLG has formed what it is calling a strategic alliance with Toronto-based Decentral Inc. Decentral was founded by Anthony Diiorio, who also co-founded Ethereum, and  produces Jaxx, a cryptocurrency wallet & multi-token blockchain interface. According to Gowling WLG, the alliance will allow the companies to “optimize the many … Read more

Dentons Law Firm, Canada, Joins Blockchain Group

Dentons Canada LLP have released a press release saying the firm has now become a member of the Global Legal Blockchain Consortium (GLBC). GLBC’s goal is to “organize and align the stakeholders in the global legal industry with regard to the use of blockchain technology to enhance the security, privacy, productivity and interoperability of the legal … Read more

Article: Blockchain In Civil Litigation

Interesting piece in Canada’s, Lawyer Daily ( Paywall Access ) that investigates wider uses for blockchain in law with an emphasis on civil litigation.   Here’s the introduction to the piece Civil Litigation A look into the future of blockchain litigation Friday, November 24, 2017 Author: Carolyn Gruske Blockchain litigation is going to go on … Read more

Canadian firm Miller Thomson join International Trademark Association committees

In a press release sent out yesterday Miller Thompson reveal. Lonnie Brodkin-Schneider, Catherine Dennis Brooks and David Schnurr will each serve for the 2018-2019 term. INTA is a global association of trademark owners and professionals dedicated to supporting trademarks and related intellectual property in order to protect consumers and to promote fair and effective commerce. Montreal-based … Read more