Newsletter - April 16, 2021

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COPA Sues Craig Wright - the Cryptocurrency Open Patent Alliance led by Square filed suit against Wright in the UK over his copyright claims to the Bitcoin white paper after he sent the company a cease-and-desist notice earlier this year. More here.

OneNDA Project, which has the goal of developing and sharing a single, universal non-disclosure agreement template, has received backing from Linklaters, Allen & Overy, Slaughter and May, Norton Rose Fulbright among others. More here

Litera Acquires Clocktimizer - the latest in a series of acquisitions proves to boost their firm intelligence offerings. More here

Joinder's 'System-of-Record' - Orrick's spin-off project - launched their platform aimed at putting 'corporate legal in control' and combining internal and external legal work product. More here

Hamburg Regulators Announce Prevention Order Against Facebook - the order comes in response to Facebook's terms of service which require European WhatsApp users to consent to data sharing between WhatsApp and other Facebook companies. More here

Mansfield Rule Firms - the 41 early adopters of the Mansfield Rule (requiring firms to consider applicant pools that are at least 30% women and POC for leadership positions) are notably outpacing similarly-sized non-Mansfield Rule firms in diversity hires. More here

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