Symposium 2018

Legal Bootstrapping: The AI Tools Lawyers Need

Feature Headliners


Discussion Topics

AI-Backed Legal Tools & Ethics

Location Details

Computer History Museum, located at 1201 North Shoreline Avenue, Mountain View, California.


The Symposium will be held on April 4th, 2018, from 11:30AM – 6:00PM.

Lunch will be served prior to the start of the symposium.

CLE credits are available.

Registration Fees

General Admission — $65
SCU Alumni/HTLJ-Affiliate — $45
Student — Free


Tentative Symposium Schedule

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

11:30 AM–12:15 PM: Symposium Check-in, Lunch, & Tech Booths

  • Juristat: Patent drafting and prosecution tools, including claim analyses and examiner reports for practitioners with Jack Liput and Ben Venker

  • Patent drafting support services including claim writing assistance with Dr. Ian Schick

12:15 PM–12:45 PM: Welcome

  • Introductions for Speakers and Schedule of Events

  • Symposium Opening: The Hon. Mariano-Florentino Cuéllar, Associate Justice of the California Supreme Court and Stanford University Law Professor

  • Technology Symposium Keynote: Nicole Shanahan, Founder and CEO, Clear Access IP

12:45 PM–1:00 PM: Legal Technology Presentation from Lex Machina

  • Leonard Park, Intellectual Property Law Data Project Lead at Lex Machina

1:00 PM–1:15 PM: Legal Technology Presentation from Google Patents Team

  • Jeremiah Chan, Legal Director of the Google Patents Data Science Team

  • Ian Wetherbee, Senior Software Engineer at Google Patents

  • Dr. Jay Yonamine, Head of Global Patents Data Science at Google

1:15 PM–1:30 PM: Legal Technology Presentation from IP Logic Systems

  • Tyler Seymour, Co-Founder and CEO of IP Logic Systems, Inc.

  • Campbell Yore, Co-Founder and Software Developer at IP Logic Systems, Inc.

1:30 PM–1:40 PM: Break

1:40 PM–1:55 PM: Legal Technology Presentation on A.I. & the Future of Online Dispute Resolution

  • David Orr, Senior Project Manager at Google in Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing

1:55 PM–2:10 PM: Legal Technology Presentation from Pablo Arredondo

  • Pablo Arredondo, Co-Founder and Chief Legal Research Officer at Casetext

2:10 PM–2:25 PM: Legal Technology Presentation from Legal Alignment

  • Larry Bridgesmith, Co-Founder and CEO of Legal Alignment

2:25 PM–2:45 PM: Legal Technology Implementation Presentation from James Yoon

  • James Yoon, Partner and Practice Development Leader at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich, & Rosati

2:45 PM–3:00 PM: Break

3:00 PM–3:20 PM: A.I. & Ethics Session Keynote I – Dr. Dipayan Ghosh

  • Dr. Dipayan Ghosh is a fellow at New America working on the group's Public Interest Technology Initiative and the Open Technology Institute, where he focuses on advancing consumer-oriented public policy initiatives at the intersection of privacy, security, and civil rights.

3:20 PM–3:35 PM: A.I. & Ethics Session Keynote II – Dr. Rumman Chowdhury

  • Dr. Rumman Chowdhury is a Senior Principal at Accenture working on cutting-edge applications of Artificial Intelligence and leading a Strategic Global Initiative on Responsible Artificial Intelligence

3:35 PM–3:50 PM: A.I. & Legal Technology Ethics Panel Discussion – Moderated by Irina Raicu

  • Irina Raicu, Director of the Internet Ethics Program at the Markkula Center at Santa Clara University working on issue related to online privacy, net neutrality, big data ethics, social media’s impact on friendship and family

  • Dr. Rumman Chowdhury

  • Dr. Dipayan Ghosh

  • David Orr, Senior Project Manager at Google

  • Artem Goldman, CEO at Visabot, and Andrey Zinoviev, Managing Partner at Visabot

3:50 PM–4:00 PM: Break

4:00 PM–4:30 PM: Symposium Keynote Address – Hilarie Bass, President, American Bar Association and Partner at Greenberg Traurig

4:30 PM–5:25 PM: A.I. & Legal Technology Panel Discussion – Moderated By Prof. Colleen Chien

  • Colleen Chien, Professor of Law, Santa Clara University School of Law and Former White House Senior Advisor on IP & Innovation in the Executive Office of the President
  • Nicole Shanahan, Founder and CEO, Clear Access IP
  • Pablo Arredondo, Co-Founder and Chief Legal Research Officer at Casetext
  • James Yoon, Partner and Practice Development Leader at Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich, & Rosati

5:25 PM–5:30 PM: Closing Comments & Adjournment – Santa Clara High Technology Law Journal Editor-in-Chief Katherine Grout

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